2016

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

Float Mobile Learning

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.

BYOD Personalizing Assessment with Formative

Cell Phones in Learning

There are a few different non-SMS tools that allow teachers to assess student's understanding or prior-knowledge. One that I came across recently has an added feature of being able to assess and discourse in real time, rather than after students' finish their work.

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The Brady Campaign Uses Mobile Commons Advocacy to Turn Massive Social Support Into Political Action During Senator Murphy’s Filibuster

Mobile Commons

Over the past weeks since the Orlando shooting, an outraged nation has demanded more gun control. On June 15, Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy launched a filibuster on the Senate floor to call on Congress to act and bring existing legislation to a vote. “I

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

Steve Vosloo

The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin?

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

Straight Talk only? Owning more than 1 cell phone

Mobile Learning Edge

Numerous individuals utilize a second cell phone to keep photographs and instant messages private. During a period when work and home lives are more interlaced than any time in recent memory, there’s a cut of the populace selecting to keep up the gap via conveying two telephones. Straight Talk wireless says that most of their customers have one phone only. When he worked at a Southern California law office, Luke Cocalis had one cellphone, a Samsung Galaxy.

10 Innovative Ideas from #ATD2016

Float Mobile Learning

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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Mobile Treasure Hunting: Connecting to Authentic Contexts

Cell Phones in Learning

Recently I came across some apps that allow educators and parents to connect student learning to authentic contexts by participating in mobile treasure and scavenger hunts.

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Parent's Fears about Cell Phones and their Children are Exaggerated According to Duke Study, Yet both Parents and Children are Distracted by Devices

Cell Phones in Learning

A study conducted by Duke University , found that the many fears parents have about their children losing face-to-face social abilities is unfounded.

Coming in March 2017! Book that Features Triple E Framework Published by ISTE

Cell Phones in Learning

Coming this March, a practitioners guide to effective technology integration in the K-12 classroom. The book is published by ISTE and features the Triple E Framework.

Research around using and selecting apps for literacy learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Over the past couple of years there has been a few very robust reports and research around apps and websites for literacy learning.

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

Float Mobile Learning

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

Float Mobile Learning

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.

How Augmented Reality Help People With a Visual Impairment

Float Mobile Learning

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

7 Trends Disrupting Retail Today

Float Mobile Learning

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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Infographic: The TAO of Enterprise Mobility

Float Mobile Learning

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.

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

Float Mobile Learning

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?

Float Mobile Learning

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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9 Apps For Indoor Navigation

Float Mobile Learning

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

9 Outdoor Navigation Apps For People With Visual Impairments

Float Mobile Learning

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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#ATD2016: 7 Custom Mobile Exhibitors You Need To See

Float Mobile Learning

If you are attending ATD 2016, use our table of custom mobile developers to find out where you should start when the expo opens. The post #ATD2016: 7 Custom Mobile Exhibitors You Need To See appeared first on Float. Conferences ATD 2016 custom mobile applications events

10 Apps For Indoor Navigation

Float Mobile Learning

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

4 Reasons Why Cyber Security and Mobile Security Will Remain A Constant

Float Mobile Learning

If you want to stay on top of looming cyber threats in the enterprise, pulling your punches simply isn't an option. Here is what you should prioritize. The post 4 Reasons Why Cyber Security and Mobile Security Will Remain A Constant appeared first on Float.

7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn

Float Mobile Learning

Curious about the innovations you may have missed at this year's FocusOn Learning Conference & Expo? Get a recap on 7 different trends with fascinating developments spotted in the learning space. The post 7 Trends in Learning Technologies From #FocusOnLearn appeared first on Float.

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How To Get Funding Support For Assistive Devices For People With Visual Impairments

Float Mobile Learning

Technology can be a wonderful thing, but if it is out of reach for many people because of costs, then its impact may be limited. The post How To Get Funding Support For Assistive Devices For People With Visual Impairments appeared first on Float. Industry News Mobile Apps Mobile Devices assistive technology

Top Tools And Apps For People With Blindness Or Low Vision

Float Mobile Learning

Technology has evolved to assist every level of vision impairment. Here are five individuals whose lives have been impacted by these tools in daily life. The post Top Tools And Apps For People With Blindness Or Low Vision appeared first on Float. Press Ableroad augmented reality blindness innovations JAWS low vision NVDA sensory input TapTapSee testimonials visual impairment

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12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future

Float Mobile Learning

Business are experiencing a digital transformation. In his latest book, author Kevin Kelly discusses what people - and businesses - need to know. The post 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape The Future appeared first on Float. Industry News artificial intelligence augmented reality big data book review CHAMPIONS Internet of Things Kevin Kelly machine learning quantified self robotics virtual reality

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10 Bizarre Uses For A Mobile Phone

Float Mobile Learning

From tracking calories to monitoring babies to sniffing out terrorists, we take a look at 10 unusual but innovative ways to use your mobile device. The post 10 Bizarre Uses For A Mobile Phone appeared first on Float. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices infrared cameras mHealth Tango

New York Orgs are Using Text Messages to Help Bust Myths around PrEP

Mobile Commons

A coalition of 51 New York organizations is using text messaging to help fight the stigma around PrEP. The “Bust the Myths, Get the Facts” campaign, launched on World AIDS Day, lets people sign up to receive informational texts and get connected to a provider near them.

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“The Content Trap” Applies To All Digital Media

Float Mobile Learning

When selling “information goods,” connections are more important than content, according to a new book by Harvard business professor Dr. Bharat Anand. The post “The Content Trap” Applies To All Digital Media appeared first on Float. Industry News book review content strategy

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#FocusOnLearn 2016 Shows Just How Complex Enterprise Technologies Are

Float Mobile Learning

The eLearning Guild's new conference suggests enterprise learning is not about any single technology, but a complex mix of multiple technologies. The post #FocusOnLearn 2016 Shows Just How Complex Enterprise Technologies Are appeared first on Float. Conferences Experience API FocusOn Learning mLearnCon

This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks

Float Mobile Learning

Recruiting, hiring, onboarding, HR, enterprise management - you name it, this thing can do it. The post This One Tool Helps You Complete More Than A Dozen Tasks appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy affordances enterprise mobility management hiring HR mobile learning onboarding recruiting training

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You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility

Float Mobile Learning

Businesses are systems, complex groupings of “interlocking stocks, flows, and feedback loops.” Here's what systems thinking means for enterprise mobility. The post You Must Apply Systems Thinking to Enterprise Mobility appeared first on Float. Mobile Strategy mobile security systems thinking technologies

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

Mobile Commons

As recently as three years ago, reputable sources wondered if text messaging — after a two-decade ramp-up — had peaked in popularity.

75% of Millennials Prefer Texting Over Talking

Mobile Commons

“75% of Millennials would rather lose the ability to talk versus text,” writes MediaPost.

New Study Shows that Text Messages Drive Voter Turnout

Mobile Commons

A new study out of Denmark shows that GOTV text messages increase voter turnout. The report analyzed four SMS studies with over 300,000 participants, and discovered that text messages increased turnout by an average of 0.74 percentage points.

3 Consumer Groups Drive Nearly 70,000 Calls and Defeat the DARK Act

Mobile Commons

When a crucial piece of legislation is working its way through Congress, how do you mobilize your supporters and make sure their voices are heard on Capitol Hill? Food & Water Watch , the Organic Consumers Association , and the Environmental Working Group faced this very question.