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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.

Top 5 Things We are Looking Forward to at Realities360

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In less than two weeks, Float will be attending the 2019 Realities360 conference in sunny San Jose, California. From June 25-27, there will be over 50 sessions showcasing how organizations are utilizing XR (extended reality) technologies– including Float.

Float bids farewell to a friend, Gary Woodill

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When a company is just getting started and in early growth mode, it may need a hand from someone that has been through it before, an expert advisor of sorts. This person knows what it takes to get things moving.

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Making the Business Case for a New Learning Technology

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In making the case for the adoption of new learning technology, you are likely to run into the skepticism of your management team and/or CEO.

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

Top 3 Takeaways from CETS

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On Tuesday, August 13, Float attended and sponsored the 2019 Chicago eLearning and Technology Showcase in Naperville, IL. The conference hosted 22 breakout sessions presented by 30 speakers in 4-time slots, with over 250 attendees who made the trip to NIU’s campus.

How Convenience Stores Use Mobile Learning to Reduce Staff Turnover

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Convenience stores are an excellent stop for people who want to get in, make their purchases, and get out quickly. A few of the reasons “C-Stores” are so popular include the flexible hours of operation, quick and easy transactions, available fuel-and-go, and oftentimes a hearty food service.

Top 8 Takeaways from WWDC 2019

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From June 3-7, our software developers Steve Richey and Daniel Pfeiffer attended WWDC in San Jose, CA. WWDC hosted over 100 Apple presented technical and design-focused sessions, hands-on labs, expert-led consultations, special events, and exciting guest speakers.

Making the Business Case for a New Learning Technology

Float Mobile Learning

In making the case for the adoption of new learning technology, you are likely to run into the skepticism of your management team and/or CEO.

4 Highlights from EYEO 2019

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Float’s Director of UI/UX, Evan Scronce, and UI/UX Designer, Matt Forcum, attended the 2019 EYEO Festival in Minneapolis, from June 3-6. The Festival prides itself on being a “gathering for the creative technology community” and a place to converge to inspire.”

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.

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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Looking Forward: Four 2019 Trends for eLearning

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As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to make predictions to where Float believes the eLearning industry (including microlearning and mobile learning) is going in 2019. Float have seen this industry evolve since our founding. We are very excited to see where this form of learning is heading.

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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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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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#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

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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#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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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Come See Float at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase

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Float will be heading to the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase in a few short weeks. We will be spending Tuesday, August 13 at Northern Illinois University with ATDChi and STC Chicago for the 12th annual showcase. With 22 breakout sessions presented by 30 speakers, we are excited to be attending! Our very own Chad … The post Come See Float at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase appeared first on Float.

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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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.

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.

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.

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 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