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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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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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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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

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.

DevLearn 2017 Recap

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Well, we just returned from our trip to DevLearn 2017. At DevLearn there were many activities to experience and speakers to learn from, including many topics in the microlearning community. To learn more about the Multiple Microlearning Opportunities that were at DevLearn check out the link. That blog post outlines four main microlearning categories that were at … The post DevLearn 2017 Recap appeared first on Float. Conferences DevLearn microlearning

Punctuated Equilibrium: Shifting from the Familiar to a New Normal

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Designing for Emergent Learning Technologies When you’re in the middle of a period of rapid technological change, such as the one we are in now with no anchor points to hang onto in sight, it can seem never ending. In reality, change often occurs slowly, sometimes even imperceptibly, and is only apparent after a long … The post Punctuated Equilibrium: Shifting from the Familiar to a New Normal appeared first on Float. Conferences Mobile Development Pedagogy and Learning

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The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment

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Assistive technologies for navigation might come at the expense of safety for those who are visually impaired. So which advancements are getting it right? The post The Potential Impact of Digital Technologies for Persons with a Visual Impairment appeared first on Float. Industry News Research Uncategorized User Experience assistive technology augmented reality cameras computer vision geolocation mobile technology Project Tango wearable technology

Are You Holding Hands With A Zombie?

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In the wake of an apocalypse targeting our mobile devices, we need anti-virus programs, secure firewalls, toolkit detection, and of course, a flamethrower. The post Are You Holding Hands With A Zombie? appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Uncategorized botnet cyber security DDos malware mobile security phishing zombie machines

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Float Presents at Focus On 2017, Intros a New Product for Microlearning and More

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Well, another Focus On Learning is in the books. The eLearningGuild always puts on a great conference and this was no exception. At the event, Float had some excellent sessions by Scott and Chad and also hosted an exhibit hall booth.

#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

TAG xAPI Webinar on March 20th, 2018

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Intrigued with learning more about how xAPI is revolutionizing the learning community? Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 at 2:30pm EST for a webinar hosted by IEEE Technical Advisory Group on xAPI. The webinar will consist of a 30 minute session followed by 15 minutes after reserved for Q&A. Chad Udell will be speaking on behalf … The post TAG xAPI Webinar on March 20th, 2018 appeared first on Float. Webinars Experience API free webinar webinar xAPI

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5 Business Cases Where Custom Software Is The Better Choice

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Packaged, commercial, off-the-shelf software can be great. However, a number of pain points help custom software look more attractive to the prospective buyer. The post 5 Business Cases Where Custom Software Is The Better Choice appeared first on Float. Mobile Development Mobile Strategy productivity

AR/VR + xAPI: Tracking Next-Gen Learning Webinar on December 6th, 2017

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Curious about the future of Augmented and Virtual Reality? Join us for a webinar hosted by Yet Analytics on Wednesday, December 6th at 1 pm EST on the topic of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality + xAPI: Tracking Next-Gen Learning. The AR/VR + xAPI: Tracking Next-Gen Learning webinar hosted by Yet Analytics features Melissa Milloway, Hugh Seaton, and Chad Udell. The … The post AR/VR + xAPI: Tracking Next-Gen Learning Webinar on December 6th, 2017 appeared first on Float.

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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

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

What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible?

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Experience the Affordances of Augmented Reality at TechKnowledge 2018 The invention of modern classrooms in the 1770s separated information about a subject from the real-world context in which that information actually occurs. The introduction of enterprise-level classroom training after World War II, brought this trend into corporate learning. Augmented reality (AR) is a new technology … The post What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible?

Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility

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No matter how fancy they appear to be, most mobile solutions are derived from 3 key ingredients: technologies, affordances, and organizational change. The post Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float.

Hey Chatbot, How Can You Help Me Learn?

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Chatting about Chatbots at ATD TechKnowledge Chatbots are software programs that have conversations with people either based on a set of predefined rules, or by using algorithms that include a degree of artificial intelligence. A conversation with a chatbot may be in text or voice, or a combination of the two. While chatbots have been … The post Hey Chatbot, How Can You Help Me Learn? appeared first on Float. Conferences

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ATD TechKnowledge 2018 – What’s Float Got in Store?

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It’s nearly here! ATD Techknowledge is just around the corner. Are you attending? Come talk with us. As technology makes vast advancements we have to keep learning more and more about these changes. At ATD’s TechKnowledge in San Jose taking place from Jan 24th-26th, there will many learning opportunities jam packed into a three day … The post ATD TechKnowledge 2018 – What’s Float Got in Store? appeared first on Float.

3 Reasons Why You Should Try The Latest Cydalion Update

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The assistive navigation app Cydalion has its first major update since being released last November, addressing common requests from users.

9 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. The post 9 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation apps

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

DevLearn 2017 – Getting started with Adapt

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As DevLearn 2017 fast approaches we wanted to share information that we will be discussing at the BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) hands on event, Adapt—Getting Started with an Open-Source eLearning Tool on Wednesday October 25th during session block 1 at 10:45am PST. For DevLearn 2017 we have prepared a slide deck to help you further understand … The post DevLearn 2017 – Getting started with Adapt appeared first on Float. Conferences DevLearn eLearning eLearning Guild

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10 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. The post 10 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation apps

9 Outdoor Navigation Apps For People With Visual Impairments

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A mobile device's GPS helps people get around. In this article, we look at 9 navigation apps designed for people with visual impairments. The post 9 Outdoor Navigation Apps For People With Visual Impairments appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices navigation apps visual impairment

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SparkLearn is Now Connecting to Watershed

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Are you curious about the ways that you can use our innovative microlearning and performance support platform SparkLearn™ with other technologies in your learning ecosystem? Maybe you want to learn if SparkLearn could work for your company with platforms that you already use daily. Or do you want to learn what SparkLearn can do for your … The post SparkLearn is Now Connecting to Watershed appeared first on Float. Experience API Blogs sparklearn xAPI