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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.

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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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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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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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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

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

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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 Best of DemoFest Webinar on 11/15/2017

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We hope you were able to attend the DevLearn 2017 event Demofest, but if you weren’t or would like a recap on the DevLearn Demofest winners check out the link.

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.

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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FocusOn Learning 2017 Exhibits Represent the Entire Elearning Production and Delivery Cycle

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In my last post, I wrote about how to use conferences and trade shows as a source of business intelligence. Last week, I attended the FocusOn Learning 2017 conference in San Diego, a well-run event hosted by the eLearning Guild.

How Augmented Reality Help People With a Visual Impairment

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To be effective, visually impairment aids should enhance existing vision, augment information through context, and stimulate alternative sensory channels. The post How Augmented Reality Help People With a Visual Impairment appeared first on Float. Research User Experience augmented reality blindness innovations low vision sensory input visual impairment

Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2018

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There is only one week left until Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2018 in Orlando, FL. Will you be attending? Come and chat with us at the expo! As the learning industry is growing and developing we have to keep up on the newest ideas and solutions. At The eLearning Guild’s: Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2018 from … The post Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2018 appeared first on Float. Conferences conference eLearning Guild Learning Solutions LSCon

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

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Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

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The airliner is in the midst of a six-week pilot test to help deliver more personalized experiences to air travelers using wearable technology. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Virgin Atlantic wearable technology

A Guide to Mobile Learning at DevLearn 2013

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Get all of the mobile learning sessions, events and exhibitors to check out at DevLearn 2013 in Las Vegas in one convenient place. Conferences DevLearn

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ATD International Conference Preview

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Next week from May 6th through May 9th the 75th ATD International Conference is taking place in San Diego, CA. We’re excited to be attending and speaking at this years ATD International Conference as well as reconnecting with Gary Woodill there. Chad Udell and Gary Woodill will be speaking on May 7th, 2018 about their upcoming book, The Shock … The post ATD International Conference Preview appeared first on Float. Conferences ATD

Mobile Learning vs. Microlearning – Is There a Difference?

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Technology has had a profound impact on the learning industry, from its accessibility to cost effectiveness. As mentioned in a piece by the blog, eLearning industry, technology impacts learning through various ways – in allowing the user to be flexible on when and where they learn, and also through accountability of tracking their progress along … The post Mobile Learning vs. Microlearning – Is There a Difference? appeared first on Float. Uncategorized microlearning mobile learning

How Important Is A Teacher For Learning?

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One researcher writes that learners are ultimately in charge of how much they engage and understand. Pedagogy and Learning Grant Wiggins learning research

How To Use iOS WKWebView with UIWebView Fallback

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The latest edition of our Sandbox Web Browser app uses new development techniques for increased performance in iOS 8. See how we did it. Mobile Apps Mobile Development Tutorials Apple development iOS objective-c Sandbox Xcode

Missed Realities360? Check out the app that Float delivered here.

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It’s been a little while since the conference, but we’re still amped on the experience we delivered for Realities360 in July. If you weren’t able to download the app and try it out, you still can. Get the iOS version here, or if you an Android user, download that here.

3 Augmented Reality Smart Glasses You Should Know About

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Smart glasses can be used to improve employee performance. In this first of three posts, we review the hardware with which we''ve been experimenting. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Research Android augmented reality Epson Moverio Google Glass ODG R-6 smart glasses wearables

Float’s and Augmented Reality – Catching Up On Recent & Future Events

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Augmented Reality Recap 2018 So, it’s clear that augmented reality is a hot new technology that is bridging the gap between real and virtual environments. (To To learn more on AR and how its affecting the learning industry read up on What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible? in a previous Float blog post … The post Float’s and Augmented Reality – Catching Up On Recent & Future Events appeared first on Float. Augmented Reality Conference