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Year In Review: 2018 Microlearning Trends

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As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year and the trends that took place in the learning and mobile learning industry. Mobile learning is using a smartphone for learning anytime and anywhere. Whether this learning is for onboarding or reading a manual via mobile to fix machinery on the job, … The post Year In Review: 2018 Microlearning Trends appeared first on Float.

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Google Pixel Buds: The Gateway to Language Barriers

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For every sci-fi loving person out there, we all remember how protagonists could speak to aliens with such ease. Han Solo could communicate with Chewbacca and Jabba the Hutt in the Star Wars universe. Aragorn could speak with the Elves in Middle Earth.

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Industry Quicklook: Healthcare

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

Industry Quicklook: Insurance

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Exciting New Updates to SparkLearn

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MORTON, IL, October 24, 2018–Float has released the latest version of their product SparkLearn® which addresses three new and exciting updates to the platform. SparkLearn® enables easy publishing and viewing of learning content, including training modules and resource documents.

Industry Quicklook: Government Administration

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired

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Many augmented reality developers use new technology to entertain, but we have used it to make a real impact on those who are visually impaired in day-to-day life. The post Cydalion: Seeing the Future of Assistive Technology For the Visually Impaired appeared first on Float.

Industry Quicklook: Human Resources

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

How Can the Telecommunications Industry Benefit from Mobile Learning?

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

The Evolution of AI: Google Assistant

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The Evolution of AI: Google Assistant At I/O 2018, Google presented the next generation of Google Assistant, their on-device AI personal assistant and competitor to Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa.

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How Can Retail Industries Benefit from Mobile Learning?

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

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Agriculture and Mobile Learning

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

Mobile Learning + Mining and Metals

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of our mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

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Industry Quicklook: Defense and Space Industry

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With the question of who exactly is interested in mobile learning, in the back of the mind, Float decided to get down to the bottom of things.

Introducing the Float xAPI Library for F#

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As we prepare to attend iFest 2018, we’re happy to share the result of ongoing research at Float to pursue safer and more predictable code. The Float xAPI library is written in F#, a functional-first programming language that helps to produce code that minimizes unintended side effects. As F# targets the.NET runtime, our xAPI … The post Introducing the Float xAPI Library for F# appeared first on Float. Experience API

Realities360 Conference Preview

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In just three weeks, from June 26th-June 28th, the Realities 360 Conference, hosted by the eLearning Guild, will be held in San Jose, CA. The Float Team is excited to be both attending and presenting at several sessions at the conference.

Highlights from WWDC: Apple Keynote

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Highlights from WWDC: Apple Keynote The 2018 WWDC Apple Developer Conference was held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA from June 4-8th. We had a couple of our developers attend the conference – as we do every year.

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Steve Richey’s Article in International Society of Performance Improvement publication April 2018

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Utilizing Presence in Augmented?Reality Reality Applications to Improve Learning Outcomes Steve Richey, a software developer here at Float who focuses on mobile, augmented reality, and machine learning has written an article for the International Society of Performance Improvement on Utilizing Presence in Augmented-Reality Applications to Improve Learning Outcomes.

DevLearn 2018 Conference Preview

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Float will be heading to Las Vegas, NV, for theDevLearn 2018 Conference, hosted by The eLearning Guild from October 24-26. We are excited to see many of our partners as well as meet many others within this wonderful community. Chad Udell, Float’s Managing Partner of Strategy and Product Development, will be presenting a Virtual and … The post DevLearn 2018 Conference Preview appeared first on Float.

The Top 10 Industries Interested in Mobile Learning

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Have you ever wondered what industries are interested in mobile learning? Have you been curious if the industry you work in is currently working toward or seeking information on mobile learning? Float knows who’s interested! Let’s take a look. Since 2010, Float has been writing, publishing and sharing information about mobile learning with the entire … The post The Top 10 Industries Interested in Mobile Learning appeared first on Float.

FAQ: Flashcard Quiz Mobile App Boosts Performance Support

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Get more answers to your questions about our new beta launch from DevLearn. Mobile Apps assessments DevLearn flashcard apps games gamification performance support

Contextual Technologies Make Learning Relevant Again

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The first cluster in CHAMPIONS is Contextual. What exactly does this mean? Dorsey Dixon gives us an answer in his latest blog post. Industry News Mobile Apps Research learning theory mLearnCon mobile learning mobile technology performance support symposium

Performance Support Tools Help Alleviate Stress At Work

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Performance support can combat the stress that comes from a heavy workload in more ways than one. Mobile Strategy employee engagement Harvard Business Review performance support

Rapid Doubling of Knowledge Drives Change in How We Learn

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Classrooms were developed in Prussia in the 1770s as a new technology for dissemination of information that the state wanted students to know. Its purpose was to efficiently deliver a standardized curriculum to as many young people as possible, and in the 19th century, universal compulsory education at the elementary grades was available in most … The post Rapid Doubling of Knowledge Drives Change in How We Learn appeared first on Float. Pedagogy and Learning learning microlearning

Typing With Our Thumbs Changes Our Brains

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A recent study suggests that typing on our smartphones changes the relationship between our thumbs and brains. Comic Industry News neuroscience research smartphones

10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016

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With more than 400 exhibitors in Denver, here are the exhibitors and the ideas that stood out among the rest. The post 10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016 appeared first on Float.

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Multiple Microlearning Opportunities at DevLearn 2017

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Find the microlearning solution that is right for you. Microlearning is the delivery of short pieces of content to multiple devices on an “as needed” basis.

9 Ways Smart Glasses Can Increase Employee Productivity

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Enterprise applications for augmented reality are here, enabling businesses to be more productive. From work site safety to sales, here's how smart glasses can help you.

#ATD2015: How The 23 Mobile Learning Vendors Are Like LEGO Building Blocks

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Only a fraction of exhibitors offer mobile learning, and even fewer are using mobile’s unique capabilities. These 23 vendors leverage mobile’s building blocks for exceptional mobile learning. Conferences ATD ATD 2015 vendors

#SXSW2016 Panel: Augmented Reality’s Potential in Work Environments

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Vote for our proposed panel consisting of members from Qualcomm, the U.S. government, and Float to hear how augmented reality can change how we work and live. Conferences augmented reality

How Assistive Technologies Extend Your Abilities, Whether You’re Disabled Or Not

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Despite whether we have a disability, we've all adapted technology to better suit us. In this post, we look at the ways we've made our experiences better. The post How Assistive Technologies Extend Your Abilities, Whether You’re Disabled Or Not appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Strategy assistive technology disability

5 Tips To Help Designers Create Assets for Mobile Development

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Designing for mobile development can be daunting. Here’s how you can save time and support your developers. Mobile Development mobile design UX Xcode

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Wearables for Wayfinding Have Exploded Over The Past 20 Years

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This includes assistive technologies and augmented reality. People with visual impairments have more options available now than ever before, including Tango. The post Wearables for Wayfinding Have Exploded Over The Past 20 Years appeared first on Float.

Introducing Float

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As we wind down 2015 and head into a brand-new year, I wanted to tell you about Float’s big news and our upcoming transformation. The big news (at least from our perspective): Float Mobile Learning has become Float.

The Unique Affordances of Mobile Learning

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With more than 20 unique affordances, mobile learning designers and developers should work toward understanding the potentially complex possibilities available to them.

Know Before You Fly: A Lesson in Flying Drones

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Drone sales soared this holiday season, but drone operators did not. Check out Float''s latest comic with a collection of "drone fails" from this Christmas. Comic Industry News drones FAA tablets videos wearables

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4 Challenges Designing Augmented Reality Applications for Smart Glasses

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The transition from desktop to mobile computing required a new approach, and so does the transition from traditional mobile devices to smart glasses and other wearable technology. Mobile Devices Mobile Strategy augmented reality Google Glass intent ODG R-6 smart glasses

The Value of Smartphones in a Disaster

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Mobile learning is learning at the point of need, and the ultimate point of need is a disaster. Use your phone to help you prepare for and make life easier when disaster strikes. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning geolocation natural disaster point of need push notifications tornado

New Handbook of Mobile Learning Is Far-Reaching In Breadth and Depth

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Routledge''s 2013 compilation of more than 100 mobile learning research articles should be considered by faculty members, consultants, and even mobile learning developers. Industry News Pedagogy and Learning book review Handbook of Mobile Learning

7 Trends Disrupting Retail Today

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The entire retail enterprise in North America has changed. Find out how, plus how you can take advantage of new technologies and ways of thinking. The post 7 Trends Disrupting Retail Today appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Strategy 3-D big data predictive analytics retail

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4 Examples Of Augmented Reality in the Enterprise

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AR is more than just entertainment. Here’s how brands and companies are leveraging AR in: retail, training, operational and tactical, and navigation. The post 4 Examples Of Augmented Reality in the Enterprise appeared first on Float.

Why Mobile Learning Makes You Smarter Than You Think

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Clive Thompson’s latest book, “Smarter Than You Think,” shows us ways we can use technology to help us do our jobs better. Industry News Mobile Strategy awareness Clive Thompson Smarter Than You Think