5 Types of immersive technology for training

Matrix

Quite recently, another one joined the gang: immersive technology. While immersive technology is nothing new, people have started to talk more and more about it in the context of business training only in the last few years or so. 5 Types of immersive technology for training.

The Future Of E-learning Is Mobile – mLearnCon

Upside Learning

ve earlier written about what I believe is the future of learning technology and it seems from my interactions, yes, mobile (or m-learning) is the future of e-learning. Related posts: Mobile Learning (mLearning) Applications – An Example Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

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Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This date is contingent to our browser technology partners supporting it.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe. Flash is already optimized for x86 which rules the desktop market.

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Ring in the New: Flash E-learning to HTML5

CommLab India

Ever since Google announced it would make HTML5 the default experience in Chrome , and start blocking Flash by the end of this year, many organizations have been wondering why. One of the reasons these organizations sympathize with Flash is because of their Flash-based e-learning courses.

Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips

Upside Learning

The technology may make it possible to deliver dense content, but in practice the situations and devices with which the content is accessed isn’t amenable to such content density. If you are considering mobile learning, this is one application of the technology you definitely want to consider.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

International E-Learning Part 2: How to Overcome the Challenges of Rolling Out E-Learning Across Different Countries

CDSM

Future-Proofing Technology. The consideration of what technology to use is a major evaluation point in the production of e-learning. by creating a custom user interface, adopting cloud-based media file delivery, and enabling cross-browser support.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). One of the other major advantages of Flash is that is supports close designer-developer collaboration.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. Flash is indeed dead.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

A Decade in eLearning – Then, Now and Next

Rob Hubbard

Flash is dead. Back when we could author in Adobe Flash it was possible to create all kinds of cool interactive content. As long as the user had the Flash player, the content would work. The new Tin Can standards have started to become more widely adopted.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Oy.Sometimes I just want to give IDs a big hug and remind us all that we are a critical lynchpin in the learning technologies value chain.we Or I ask them if theyve ever had to learn how to do something using technology. Or, from the biz side, we can say that we "maximize the value of investments in people and enterprise technologies". Of course, sometimes I just tell people that I can get their Flash player to install.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Flash Falters, HTML5 & ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Gamification Accelerates mLearning Adoption.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. This shift will be driven by a combination of factors including learner (and executive) demand, IT acceptance and infosec approval plus a movement towards the adoption of “bring your own device” use policies within the enterprise.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Mobile learning will meld with social networking on every learner's mobile device making the two technologies a fully integrated experience; support for these two technologies will be an essential part of every mlearning vendor's core offerings. lack of Flash support). A.K.A.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

mLearning Trends

While I'm quite familiar with where mobile has come in the educational space, and our experiences have some nice overlap, the reality is our "world view" is very focused on how businesses seek to leverage mobile technologies to educate, inform and connect their workers, partners and extended business ecosystems. By virtually anyone's take, 2009 was a challenging year for all and especially so wherever new technologies and IT budgets/spending were concerned.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Moving Beyond Music or Voice As with any new technology, at first there is unbridled enthusiasm or irrational exuberance quickly followed by fear and loathing and then the technology settles down into an every day tool. The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. Another innovative use of an iPod or MP3 player is a game called iGAMEz.

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My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

mLearning Trends

While market research may indicate otherwise (see #4 below), I believe the rate of smartphone adoption for enterprise mobile learners is growing much faster than the smartphone market in general. Flash Support Arrives for Mobile. The announcement of the coming availability of Adobe's Flash Player v10.1 Technologies like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (and the companies behind them) are starting to really explode and make $$$ for the first time.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010 There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. adoption? Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about.