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Mobile Augmented Reality – A Brief Overview

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This combination of the real world with the virtual world is known as “Augmented Reality&#. . Wikipedia defines Augmented Reality as: [Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage in real time. We may first see widespread use of modern augmented reality technology in the gaming world.

Augmented Reality and On-Demand Learning

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Augmented Reality apps take this just-in-time, on-location learning to a new level. For those new to the concept of Augmented Reality, take a look at my July 25th, 2009 post on Augmented Reality. While I have experimented with a number of apps that incorporate Augmented Reality, one that I find really interesting right now is a service called Wikitude. Having this type of Augmented Reality app on one’s mobile device will begin to change the nature of field trips.

Augmented Reality (AR) – The Future of Mobility?

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Recently I’ve been introduced to the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) and have been intreagued. However, as I dug a bit deeper, I discovered that, to my surprise, AR apps could be coming to the iPhone as soon as September 2009 with the release of version 3.1 of the iPhone OS. Tags: Uncategorized AR augmented reality This blog is all about how mobile devices can be incorporated in classrooms today to help students learn.

Tech Innovation Now Led by Hot New Bands

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The other example is from The Black Eyed Peas who have released an app for the iPhone that includes an immersive 360 degree, augmented reality music video that puts you in the middle of a party, dancing to the music.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Float Mobile Learning , May 11, 2011 Does This iPhone Make Me Look Fat? Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Mark Power » Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning?

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Mark Power A JISC CETIS blog Contact Subscribe Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Augmented Reality - A Game Changer in Mobile Learning? At the moment I’ve got 3 AR apps on my iPhone - Robotvision ( [link] ), Wikitude ( [link] ) & Layar ( [link] ).

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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As people and companies replace their older BlackBerries , iPhones and Android devices, their new equipment will sport cool next-gen functions like dual core processors making big media and big data easier to manage on our smaller devices. I feel the positive effects of the aforementioned evolutions will be more pronounced than similar advances in areas like augmented reality that will remain costly to design, produce and manage.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As people and companies replace their older BlackBerries, iPhones and Android devices, their new equipment will sport cool next-gen functions like dual core processors making big media and big data easier to manage on our smaller devices.

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QR Codes and Mobile Learning

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I recently installed a QR reader on my iPhone and made use of QR codes at #ECOO2010 as each of the conference’s sessions had a QR code. Tags: Cell Phones in Education apps augmented reality edushifts mlearning mobilelearning mobile learning qr codes

2010: mLearning Year in Review

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Several more of the Tier 2/Tier 3 LMS vendors also “tossed their hat in the ring” (or towards it anyway) announcing some way of publishing content so it could appear via a mobile browser on the iPhones , iPads and Android device trying to capture a few of their most “loyal fans” in learning land.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Abilene Christian University gave out 2,000 iPhones and iPod Touches to its students and teachers, urging them to "go mobile, go digital." Even from an early age, we see 2-year olds using Fisher Price iPhone apps and iXL mobile learning devices.

Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I

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Some of the recent examples of this are most apparent with augmented reality. Here at Oregon State University, we recently finished a place-based tree tour iPhone application and many of these instructional issues helped us define our design and development process.

Mobile E-learning Publishing: iPad, iPhone, or Kindle – Which do iChoose?

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Tablet-like in size only, the iPad’s conformity to the iPhone OS, features and ergonomics suggest that we’re seeing Apple promote a renewed focus on empowering crowdsourced content creation over significant platform enhancements—perhaps in a way we have not seen before.

The mobile future

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Other products which seemed promising to the presenters were the Lenovo U1, the Google Tablet, the Google Nexus One and of course the iPhone 4G. According to Schärer and Wieser, some of the mega trends of 2010 are the more increased use of social networks on mobile phones, location-based services and augmented reality. I believe that location-based learning especially in combination with games and augmented reality might be something extremely popular for the next coming years.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Our iPhone for Moodle web application aks for your feedback - Ignatia Webs , March 19, 2010 The Back-Channel Effect: Are Educators Ready for Real-Time Feedback? - YES , March 22, 2010 Moodle and iPhone update: the movie , March 8, 2010.

Google Goggles will rock m-learning.

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Back in 2006, I made some predictions about where mobile learning might be heading, including the use of augmented reality or “Heads Up&# data displays to provide information on a learner’s environment and allow learning “in situ,&#.

June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). tags: augmented reality , context-based social networking , future of social networking , location-based social network , semantic tagging , Social networking Potentially related posts Vodacom’s foray into mobile advertising (3) Wikipedia boss Jimmy Wales to create Facebook competitor? (68) Augmented reality is just a type of interfacing.

Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List

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1) 7 Things You Should Know About Augmented Reality – An EDUCASE learning article about this newest of learning technologies and the implications of Augmented Reality to teaching and learning. 2) Augmented Reality Reaveals Histroy to Tourists : A short article demonstrating what is possible with mobile devices and what the future has in store. 6) Back to School: 10 iPhone Apps for Students - A Mashable blog post.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from April. Enjoy.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. open academic education: people with an open PhD and master? Yes, they do it!

E-Learning Queen: Mobile Learning: Is It Doing What It’s Supposed To?

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Let’s look at a few: iPhone and iPad do not accommodate Flash. However, being social networking, simulations, and augmented reality activities need to be designed with care as they can quickly devolve into unfocused activities that do not contribute to achieving learning goals.

Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List

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5) 50 Fun iPhone Apps to Get Kids Reading and Learning : This blog post provides links to iPhone apps that can be utilized for student learning. 6) Augmented Reality Explained by Common Craft : A look at a technology that is sure to shape the future of learning. Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. Links to the other 3 lists can be found at the bottom of this blog post.

E-learning in the Mobile World and the Right Business Model to Deliver It

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Smartphones like the iPhone and Palm Pre are quickly building a loyal following of application developers and end-users. While much of the educational content developed by iPhones is created by individual developers, some companies, like Modality Inc.

Stickybits: Scan your mobile world for social learning | Instructional Design Fusions

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If you have an iPhone you can use some of these types of readers.) You can download the free Stickybits app to your iPhone or Android phone and from there attach any information to any barcode.

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My mLearning Predictions for 2010

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The first several "sizable" enterprise mlearning projects using Apple iPhones and Android-based smartphones will be delivered into the marketplace as mitigated security concerns make way for a superior on-device experience versus today's standard corporate-centric BlackBerry, WinMo and Symbian (Nokia) interfaces.

Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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EduGeek Journal » Blog Archive » Mobile Pedagogy And Mobile Devices

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Watching a lecture video on an iPhone might be a great way to save time for busy commuters – but you can also pretty much accomplish the same educational goal on a 50 year old television.

What might mobile media afford education? « David Gagnon

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6: Augmented Reality If we take the above observation one step further we arrive at augmented reality. I'm triyng it out for my iPhone. link] 1 day ago New Dec 2009 data shows blackberry is still leading, but dropping, iphone and google rising.

How to do mLearning Research | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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By: Jonathan Nalder on October 27, 2009 at 2:22 pm Leave a response - Categories Apple Augmented Reality Brushes Edublogger HHL09 iPod Touch iSchool initiative mLearn 2009 mLearning Personalising Learning Social networking Studywiz Mobile Uncategorized Voicethread Web 2.0

Keeping in touch | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Once you have signed up, you can request to join groups such as the iPhone and iPod touch users group and iPods in education. He has a student’s insight into the value of the iPod touch / iPhone in education in the US. He has recently started a new blog, and as he has just been on holiday, written a great post about how he and his family used the iPhone to assist in their trip to Disney World. Tags: blogs iPods iPhone

In the News…March 2010 | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch A day in the life of a 21st Century Classroom Home About Forum From the kids iPod Touch Apps Josh’s Tips Lessons In the News…March 2010 Posted by: louiseduncan | March 7, 2010 | No Comment | App Development: A new product on the radar for developing iPod touch / iPhone / iPad Apps using ENGLISH.

Horizon 2009 Report « Electric Archaeology: Digital Media for Learning and Research

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Two items that caught my eye - my thinking being these would be immediately applicable to archaeology - were the sections on ‘mobiles’ and ‘geo-coded everything’ Some examples already in the pipeline: Mobile MaaP [link] Columbia University’s Mapping the African American Past (MAAP) website now includes a mobile version designed to be viewed using the iPhone or iPod Touch.

Miss Sophie Mac: QR codes and the mobile web

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There was much interest in the poster and I demonstrated how they work with my iphone which has the i-nigma reader installed (I think this is the best reader I have tested for the iphone as it auto takes photos very quickly with low error rate - much for efficient than the BeeTag reader).

Mobile for Learning—Technically We’re Close; Culturally, Not so Much » Spotlight

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The release of the new iPhone G3 on July 11, 2008 was a game changer: it provided, for the first time, a real Global Positioning System (GPS) and better broadband capacity than anything that had come before. GPS opens the doors for all kinds of learning-based applications, perhaps most intriguingly: augmented reality games. Designers also give kudos to the iPhone App store, which makes their work available to the public.

Learning as Reflexive; Reality as a Series of Filters « The Ddeok is Always Greener on the Other Side ?? ?? ? ? ???

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Welcome to Layar , an iPhone/Android app that allows you to layer information over reality (as seen through your phone). It is not a threat, just an augmentation. Michael Sean Gallagher ?? ?? ? ? ???

Mobile Learning: constructing a themed approach | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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[publication] The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case – e-Learning Blog

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e-Learning Blog e-Learning an der Technischen Universität Graz Skip to Content ↓ Home Über/Impressum Open Content Students’ projects Wo Sind Wir [publication] The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case Okt 15th, 2009 von Martin. Our publication “ The Benefits of Geo-Tagging and Microblogging in m-Learning: a Use Case &# of this year MindTrek 2009 conference is online available.

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