Providing Contextual Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology

Origin Learning

iBeacon is an indoor proximity system designed by Apple Inc. Beacons are small, low-cost devices that work using the Bluetooth Low Energy technology. In the workplace, iBeacon presents exciting and innovative ways to deliver learning content.

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Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry

Upside Learning

I have great respect for Apple as an organization particularly because I use an iPhone and I think the iPhone has definitely become one of those game-changers in the smartphone world and by a large margin. I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. I have failed to understand reasons behind Apple’s continued ignorance of Flash.

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This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

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Topic 1: The iPhone boasts improved specs and a larger screen size — but is it still an innovative product? Topic 2: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is Not a Technology…so how do we help organizations learn informally? Harold Jarche: PKM Is Not a Technology.

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Influence, Innovation, Inspiration

Origin Learning

This is a tribute post that is aimed at recognizing the need to follow the paths they have both tread, to kindle and nurture the spirit to pursue ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and innovation – two key elements of these inspirational figures! Jobs made technology relevant to humans.

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. Technological Disruptive Market Demands Disruptive Leadership.

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Wearable Technology For Learning

Origin Learning

If you are thinking that mobile devices are the most happening technological advancements that are bridging gaps and proliferating growth, think again. Wearable devices with their compact sizes and advanced learning capabilities are taking over the world of technology by a storm.

Disruptive innovation

Learning with e's

Disruptive innovations are essential for forward movement he suggested, but the opposite is actually happening when we look at current government policies. Apple didn't invent the smart phone or the computer tablet.

#DevLearn Edition of #TalkTech: Big Changes for Apple, MOOCs in Education and Jon Landau’s Presentation at DevLearn

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Topic 1: What’s next for Apple? Browett and Forstall are leaving Apple. Somebody call Perez Hilton, because Apple is at the forefront of celebrity gossip in the tech world this week. Big Changes for Apple. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

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Innovative Work Spaces

Clark Quinn

I recently read that Apple’s new office plan is receiving bad press. This surprises me, given that Apple usually has their handle on the latest in ideas. Yet, upon investigation, it’s clear that they appear to not be particularly innovative in their approach to work spaces.

Apple’s Secret Training Ground

CLO Magazine

Apple keeps a tight lid on what goes on in its learning organization, Apple University. Apple Inc.’s ’s learning organization, Apple University, grabbed headlines last month when Morten T. It’s unclear what Hansen will do at Apple. An Apple spokeswoman declined to comment. So why isn’t Apple opening its doors? And although external input from a partnership can really help innovation, it’s a tough thing to do.

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Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

According to the recent New York Times series Grading the Digital School , parents in some of the most tech savvy places in America are questioning whether the investment in classroom technology is paying off. we are motivated by a blind faith in technology.

5 Tech Innovations Set to Upend The Healthcare Sector


From Apple Wallets and work productivity tools to zen-on-the-go apps, the serving of our day-to-day needs has been significantly improved by technology. Healthcare may currently lag behind when it comes to innovation, but all signs point to an impending tech boom.

Improving the world through innovations in e-Learning?

Challenge to Learn

He says that if you want to innovate and really convince and capture people you have to go inside out: Start with the why. He has great examples from Apple, to the Wright brothers and even Marting Luther King. Maybe my why is more that I feel that we don’t really benefit from the possibilities our technology offers us. Clearly I need to work on my why, for the time being I will stick with: “Improving the world through innovations in e-Learning?&#.

VR Today, AR Tomorrow

CLO Magazine

He thinks Apple will launch AR glasses within three years and others will soon follow. Danny Belch, chief strategy officer for VR training company STRIVR , said he doesn’t think the technology is advanced enough for the mainstream but his company is keeping an eye on it. “We

Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. So how do we create breakthrough innovations? InNOvation. We need an element of surprise and uncertainty in order to innovate. Cool things they’ve done at Inuit: The innovation wall of fame. Not just product innovation. the Apple of IT Support? Ask: “what opportunities do we have to innovate?”

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eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. I’m probably not the best judge of whether there’s innovation going on because: People call me when they want to do something innovative. In the world of eLearning, I generally pay attention to other innovators. eLearning Technology.

Selfie number 1

Learning with e's

So here it is - my number one 'selfie' - a picture of me alongside the legendary Apple Computer inventor Steve Wozniak. I happened to wander into the speaker's lounge during a learning technology conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and there he was, sat preparing to give his keynote.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 3

Upside Learning

eLearning Conferences 2011 : eLearning Technology. 28 Education And Technology Keywords Or Hashtags To Follow On Twitter. Compilation of a nice mix of education, learning, technology, higher education and social media keywords or hashtags to follow on Twitter.

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Top 8 Takeaways from WWDC 2019


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

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20 Wonderful Resources for Using BLE Beacons in Mobile Learning


This may feel futuristic, but the cool thing is that the technologies are all already there (and cheap!) ” – Geoff Stead (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm). Apple’s recently introduced iPhones come embedded with iBeacons.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Most education innovation is centered around a short list of fundamental ideas.

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DevCorner: Outside the Eye – Where App Innovation and Creativity Meet

TechSmith Camtasia

At TechSmith, we are passionate about creating great software and keeping up with the latest technology. They also allow you to explore new technology before it might be ready to be integrated into our TechSmith apps.

Ideal eLearning programs combine simplicity, innovation


Ideal eLearning programs combine simplicity, innovation. In the case of Apple, this meant technology such as the iPad. Sullivan tied this to the Apple ethos of picking and choosing which elements move forward in a design process. Information Technology.

Learning from the legends

Learning with e's

Here''s the first part of the story: Nic Negroponte and me in London In January, I was delighted to be invited to speak at the Learning Technologies event in London. Event Chair Don Taylor invited me to dinner with several other invited speakers the evening prior to Learning Technologies.

Move Forward

Nick Leffler

Pulling the rug out from under people seems to happen the most in technology. Apple. Apple is a company who possibly more than others has to deal with the out-lash of people wanting to hang on to how things were. General Information Technology Innovation Technology

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The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


With today’s powerful emerging technologies, embedding simple, cost-effective, and effective performance support solutions in the workflow of employees is a matter of thinking innovatively. Wearable technologies (such as Google Glass and Apple Watch).

Complicated Creativity: The Case for Simple eLearning (and Step-by-Step Innovation)


In the digital age, there is no shortage of new technology to ogle over as we pass through stores, buyer catalogs, and YouTube videos. It seems like every day a new preview comes out featuring some sort of technology that seems like it has all the right tools to change the way we think about innovation in everyday life. But why does some technology seem to succeed while other tech products seem to barely make a ripple in the market?

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

How critical technology is in helping us put the human at the center of the learning process. How closely linked learning and technology really are. By using technology like Inkling to engineer learning experiences, we help learners turn a social network into a learning network.

Becoming Tech Wise in 2018

CLO Magazine

Chief learning officers and learning leaders must rapidly increase their technology wisdom to handle the significant shifts in technology innovation and deployment in our workplaces. Example time: Learning leaders need concrete workplace examples of each technology.

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20th Century flops?

Learning with e's

Whenever a school here in the UK announces an innovative scheme such as the iPad project that involves spending money, pressure groups such as the Taxpayers Alliance come out of the woodwork to complain vociferously.

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Changing the world

Learning with e's

That's exactly what I did this week in a glittering lounge in the Carlton Ritz Hotel, when I sat down with Steve Wozniak , co-founder (with Steve Jobs) of Apple. Apple, and its co-founder Wozniak have shaped our desires and crystallised our dreams with innovation after innovation.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. Some enable audio, video, plus more.epub is the standard format used by nearly everyone including Apple, but not Amazon who is still in proprietary mode. Innovators. So, what are the next possible innovations a LMS can offer in their systems? The technology is saying it.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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Rather than re-imagining an experience that will take advantage of a smaller screen and multitouch interface, Microsoft appears to be keeping older “legacy technologies” alive in an effort to appease its more traditional market segments.

Is Microsoft Surface a Major Step Backward for mLearning?

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Rather than re-imagining an experience that will take advantage of a smaller screen and multitouch interface, Microsoft appears to be keeping older “legacy technologies” alive in an effort to appease its more traditional market segments.