How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning
MARCH 16, 2015
Technology acts funny at times. It works to make the real virtual, and uses virtual to simulate reality. On the other hand, cutting edge graphics and 3D technology make it possible to create life like, real environments! That being said for the humor, let’s explore how augmented reality can be used for technology based learning, such as e-learning and m-learning.
Augmented Reality – Making Paper Interactive
JULY 31, 2012
One of the ways we recommend is to use elements of Augmented Reality. It’s quite impressive, because of the way they used AR technology to enhance rather than replace print: One to let users get an ‘x-ray view’ to look inside furniture. Leverage augmented reality, there are many worthwhile applications. Ever browsed through an Ikea catalog?
An Augmented Reality Future
OCTOBER 10, 2011
The use of augmented reality as an interface has mostly been gimmicky. Perhaps the only other AR based apps that have made equal sense are the augmented reality browsers. Augmented reality will eventually allow a unique way to control our increasingly digital world, how will ‘Workplace Learning’ take advantage of this?
The paradox of augmented reality
MAY 26, 2013
Scott is the Co-founder & CMO of Explore Engage , a digital media company that is attracting serious attention for its augmented reality eyewear. I caught up with Scott in the harbour city and asked him the following questions… What are your favourite examples of augmented reality? (0:08). Is augmented reality worth the hype? (3:54). 0:08). 2:20).
Google’s Glass Project – Wearable Augmented Reality Glasses
APRIL 5, 2012
The video shows an augmented reality concept that is integrated with Google’s services, with voice commands, video chat, location check-ins, maps (outside and in-store), weather, etc. I’m looking forward to the day when you and I will have access to such technologies. Innovation augmented reality Augmented Reality Glasses Google's Glass Project Project Glass
Pokemon Go: Does this mean augmented reality learning is a thing?
JULY 20, 2016
As the famous sociologist Marshall McLuan once wrote, “all technologies are extensions of our physical and nervous systems to increase power and speed”. Little did he know that we’d be reaching a point that we’re finally altering (or “augmenting”) not just the physical world around us, but reality itself. Sure, augmented reality is nothing new. or A.R.
Augmenting reality - technology is going invisible
Lars is Learning
NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Here's my article, just published on Trainingzone as the headline story, exploring how augmented reality and mobile technology promise to radically improve learning effectiveness. Would value your comments and feedback. -- The pace of technological innovation continues to surprise. Tags: trainingzone e-learning gesture technology augmented reality kinect mobile learning performance support This week reports suggest that, in theory at least, it will be possible to create new materials that.
What’s the Reality of Virtual and Augmented Reality?
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Is virtual reality defined by the tech or the experience? Could reading a good story be a low tech virtual reality experience? If you have yellow sticky notes stuck all over your computer monitor, has that augmented your computing experience? Let’s take the easy way out and focus on the two most talked about tech’s in this space: virtual and augmented reality.
Will augmented reality revolutionize training?
MARCH 22, 2016
There has been a lot of talking in the last past years on the Internet of Things and how our lives will be more and more interconnected with technology. Wearable computers are the means and augmented reality is the interface between what we know to be the real world and the so called virtual world. Augmented reality (AR) although still in its infancy if we consider its spread, promises to set high standards of connectivity for the not so distant future. How augmented reality affects business training. Is AR just the latest fad? Permalink
Virtual and Augmented Reality : The Future of E-learning
JANUARY 11, 2017
Virtual reality and augmented reality are two popular buzzwords in the e-learning world. Let me give you a few more insights on these technologies, and how they will impact e-learning in the future. What is Virtual Reality (VR)? Virtual reality or VR is the term for a three dimensional, computer generated environment which a person can explore and interact with.
Why is Augmented Reality not Mainstream in Learning?
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Augmented reality technology has been around for over a decade now, and there is a lot of talk about its promise and applications. In this post, we would like to survey our readers to discover why augmented reality is not a mainstream technology in learning. Technology expertise is not widespread (not enough know-how) D. AR augmented reality technology We offer four reasons we have heard around the industry. Please feel free comment and let us know where you are on this issue. It is expensive to build AR applications C.
Augmented Reality for Learning
JULY 26, 2010
A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. Probably I need to update my posts because there have to be lots of people who would be involved in training and augmented reality found via LinkedIn. I just tried a search for “augmented reality” as a keyword along with either title contains “training” or “learning” and found some interesting folks. This gave rise to the additional of a new keyword Augmented Reality on eLearning Learning. eLearning Technology.
The two types of augmented reality
JULY 20, 2010
My favourite example of augmented reality is now a couple of years old: While it might not be as flash as the xkcd enthusiasts might demand from this emerging technology, it remains practical and – gasp! But are these two latter examples really augmented reality? Instead, they are augmenting a representation of reality. Reality is in real-time.
APRIL 18, 2016
My all-time favourite example of augmented reality has been reinvented. When I first saw BMW’s augmented reality glasses on YouTube over 8 years ago, I was excited. It heralded a new dawn in educational technology. For years afterwards, augmented reality seemed to be trapped in the mystical realm of what it “could” do in the future.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Work
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Virtual and augmented reality is already making waves in the workplace, and by extension, in training. Guest blogger Brigg Patten explores this new technology and its impact on learning and common workforce tasks. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality at Work. AR and VRs don't have restrictions when it comes to their usage in work environments. EdTech
John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 28, 2016
ABOUT JOHN BLACKMON (Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trivantis Corporation). As Chief Technology Officer for Trivantis Corporation, John Blackmon is responsible for all aspects of development and strategy for the company’s eLearning products. At General Motors, John designed a number of automatic identification systems using various technologies for plant floor applications. John received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. THE INTERVIEW: 1. How did you scale this height? How has this been possible?
The Average Joe imperative
JUNE 24, 2014
I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! I predict a similar fate for other emerging technologies, be it Tin Can, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, or whatever else lay on the horizon. There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world. So what happened?
These 3 Industries are the Early Adopters of Augmented Reality
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
If you ask most people about augmented reality, their experience is probably more along the lines of Pokemon Go than it is corporate training. Before it’s dismissed as a development still far off the future, you should know that some industries have been all too happy to adopt augmented reality as a tool for better learning. And, when augmented reality naturally segues into virtual reality applications, these are the industries that will already have a leg up on the buy-in for new technology. AR at Work. Healthcare . AR Roadblocks.
AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning
MARCH 6, 2012
Augmented reality (AR), as defined by the infallible Wikipedia, is a live, direct or indirect, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. It differs from virtual reality in that it modifies the real world instead of replacing it with a simulated one.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies. Trend # 2 Augmented Learning. If we talk about learning, the augmented learning gives a high value in adapting the environments to the learners.
Do you see a paradigm shift in learning?
JANUARY 14, 2016
There is a growing appetite among learners for consuming learning that seeks to leverage technology so that it can be ‘reinforced’ with a deeper understanding of the subjects. Today, it is open , mobile, and powered by technologies that focus on collective intelligence. Similarly, there are still many who may not have completely embraced technology. The struggle is on.
COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 3
JANUARY 23, 2017
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Augmented reality in e-learning – just virtual reality?
MAY 9, 2011
The manner of the defeat is not relevant to augmented reality technology in any sense, but I’d like to think that it provides anecdotal evidence that I’d been planning this blog well before this article appeared on the BBC website. Augmented reality for mobile devices isn’t anything new. The success of augmented reality will be fundamentally linked to growth and investment in mobile learning. Blog Mobile learning TechnologyA couple of days prior to the match, he’d linked me to a demo on a new product they were developing – Aurasma.
Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 4, 2016
He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. I’m excited by the potential of wearable technologies combined with augmented reality to make these kinds of experiences possible. Learnnovators: According to you, catering to the average Joe is imperative for emerging technologies such as Tin Can API, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, etc. There needs to be an enabler between cutting edge technology and its use by Average Joe. Augmented reality and virtual reality are good examples.
A Way With The Fairies
NOVEMBER 1, 2015
Despite not being a member of the app’s target audience, I am an augmented reality advocate, so I downloaded the app and installed it on my iPad. The makers of masterpieces such as Toy Story and The Lion King evidently couldn’t engineer a dinky little augmented reality app that would work on my device of choice – or even on my device of second choice. Start the trail.
Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning
APRIL 25, 2014
The technology behind QR Codes is available as open source. This makes this technology a favourable and the most viable option compared to other proprietary tools. Bleam : This is a fast reading 3-dimensional QR code that is more accurate and fully customizable.This patented technology is highly superior to traditional QR Codes and even offers support for integrating Augmented Reality (AR) features. However, these need to adapt and evolve to leverage the more powerful features and mobile technologies available today. What are the options available?
A New Take on Augmented Reality: Cydalion Navigation App Aids People with Low Vision by Pamela S. Hogle
Learning Solutions Magazine
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Cydalion, an augmented reality app based on Tango technology, is a new form of mobile performance support for people. with visual disabilities. The app uses tones and vibration to warn users of overhead obstacles and tripping hazards in the. environment. Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Performance Support
Immersive Learning Latest on VR/AR/MR
MARCH 14, 2017
There is a lot to take in as it relates to VR/AR/MR and wearable technology as it relates to those types of output of content. . After attending the Wearable Technology and AR/VR show in London, this past week, I came away with seeing a lot of interesting and non-interesting products, and some interesting tidbits of very useful information. The smart health area was exciting, one very cool product was there, then wearable technology from smart clothing (yes, even a swimsuit), health section, AR/VR/MR section, and something else. It’s a headset (wearable technology).
Project Glass: Learning Game-Changer Or Just Another Advertising Medium
MAY 18, 2012
Since my last blog post, AR: Augmenting the Reality of Learning , we’ve probably seen the most hyped augmented reality product in history. I’m of course talking about Project Glass , an R&D program by Google to prototype and build an augmented reality head-mounted display (or HMD). Organization – Easily set reminders for future events and obligations.
Designing Mobile Learning Content: Getting Started
JUNE 8, 2015
By putting them in physical contact with each other, NFC technology can be used for transmitting information to nearby devices and (say) perform specific types of actions. After getting enough inspiration from the current trends and stats about mobile learning , the obvious next question that must be bothering you is – where and how to start? Image Credit – Freepik.com.
New technology and the future of learning
Learning with e's
JUNE 14, 2011
My own session, entitled 'New Technology and the Future of Learning' attempted to gaze (tentatively) into the near future, and to ask questions such as 'what will be the new roles of trainers and developers in the next few years?' and 'what new literacies will learners need to capitalise on new technologies?' It has been a interesting day. Unported License.
New and emerging technologies
Learning with e's
JUNE 22, 2015
The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology? and should we be waiting until our learners adopt new technology or should we be leading the way as learning providers? Unported License.
Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2014
What’s so great about augmented learning anyway? A super-glorified way to present educational technology? Yes, augmented learning is all that and more: enhanced learner experience and achievement. Before you scroll down to see how long this article is, (and whether this is worth your time), know that augmented learning is here to stay. Try Metaio as a beginner.
How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy
MAY 5, 2016
It is as if the technology wave that we are witnessing is what is determining the learning path. While technology obsolescence is not within control, some factors that are perceptibly constant are the following: agility, the ability to change or to be nimble, the willingness to adapt and,of course,the pace and quest for learning and growing. What you think and what you learn matters!