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. Learning Tools apple''s learning tools Apple’s iBeacon Technology iBeacon iBeacon Technology Learning Through Apple’s iBeacon Technology learning through ibeacon learning tools The number of iPhone users has been growing steadily. From 17.5 million users in 2010, the number has gone up to 63.2

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The 35 Dollar Tablet Computer

Upside Learning - Mobile

Am I glad to hear this; it was high time India jumped on the low-cost tablet and its happened! With a package pricing approaching 35 USD, and finally to cost even less, it seems economical as well. In a tablet form-factor and using an unspecified variant of Linux (that some have said might be Android), the cost should remain low while offering a wide range of functionality. That’s a lot of features for a device that’s intended to sell for as low as 35 USD.


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Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

With Augmented Intelligence in the grind, students can now look up for study course material on the internet, often free of cost or at minimal charges. Several schools are striking deals with tech moguls like Apple and IBM for teachers’ training programs.

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Deloitte Reimagines Future of Education with Degreed


This score, in turn, allows employers to make quick apples-to-apples comparisons of educational achievement across different domains. “To As low- or no-cost educational alternatives become a viable option for just-in-time learning, employers will have greater access to a growing talent pool that possesses the skills they seek.”.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace -- How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple''s Siri. 3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

Your Training Edge

The $400 billion represents: more than the annual revenues of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter combined. The promise of online education: • low costs. ITunesU – Apple’s free app “gives students access to all the materials for courses in a single place. Low graduation rate: estimated at about 10%. Source: What’s at stake?: $400 400 billion: amount of money spent annually in U.S. on universities .

How Steve Jobs Became the Father of Modern Mobile Learning


The relatively low cost of the iPad has also contributed to the accessibility of mLearning. Jobs went back to Apple and told his lead design consultant, Dean Hovey, that he wanted a device that cost less than $15, could work on a variety of surfaces, and which would last at least two years. Steve Jobs is credited with everything from producing Toy Story to essentially inventing the way we interact (or avoid) each other via mobile technology every day.

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Want to go mobile for learning and support?

Allison Rossett

While these examples are not considered to be web apps, this method might work for you, with benefits in low cost and not trivial functionality. Thus they become native apps that work for Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and more. Native apps are apps developed specifically for a single platform such as the Apple iOS or Google Android operating system. Most costly, difficult to build, but the fastest– with full control over.

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

Upside Learning

Online learning, cheap access devices, open content, and broadband will soon provide low cost universal access to quality high school learning and building a bridge to post secondary and job opportunities for the next billion youth. The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, that goes without say.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace – How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. 3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

Worldwide smartphone use on track for huge year


For instance, Juniper reported there is a surge occurring in the low-priced market, with some manufacturers dedicating themselves to the markets underserved by either Apple or Samsung, the titans of more expensive devices. Juniper noted the cost of phones is coming down, with the average retail mark approaching $274 within five years. Worldwide smartphone use on track for huge year.

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Take a Good Look at the Future of Corporate Universities

CLO Magazine

The giants of the web — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Baidu, Alibaba and TenCent in China — as well as other digital technologies or social network providers such as LinkedIn, are investing in the knowledge economy. They inject mass standardized learning content of their choice, at low cost, into their educational technology pipelines.



Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. Here is a heart warming story of how interacting with Siri helped an autistic child make sense of the world at his pace – How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri. 3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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6 Learning and Development Trends You Need for 2019


It’s that time of year again – spectacular foliage against brilliant blue skies, falling leaves, mornings as crisp as fresh apple cider. Top notch learning and development is a low-cost way to stand out from the pack when it comes to recruiting.

Choose your own Adventure Path

eLearning 24-7

Do you choose to be the vendor who wants to make a deal or the one, who must win at all costs? Thus, if you are in the band range (today, the most popular pricing model), and you have 5,500, your cost will depend on how the vendor bases their band. Setup is a one-time cost.

DevCorner: A TechSmithie’s View of Google I/O 2014

TechSmith Camtasia

What They Said : In an effort to bring more connectivity in emerging markets, such as Africa and India, this high-powered, low cost device will be launched this fall for $99. Google made sure everyone knows that Apple won’t be the only platform for creating beautiful software and it was awesome to see the examples of this at the keynote and throughout the conference — all without even breathing the word Apple.

4 Reasons Why an LMS Is Necessary For a Small Business Success


Just consider that Apple and HP were “small businesses” once upon a time too. It’s not that big decision One thing keeping a small business from deploying an LMS is that it used to cost serious money, and often needed a dedicated IT guy to set it up and keep it running. including several low cost, free and even open source solutions. If you’re a typical small business owner you might wonder why you’d ever need an LMS platform.

Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Our goal was to compare bids on an apples-to-apples basis. An LMS license model depends on two key elements: 1) How a vendor calculates usage and 2) The related costs for that level of usage. This model is a low risk/low cost way to get started with an LMS but it tends to become expensive as organizations grow and learning programs must scale accordingly. The cost remains the same for each active learner whether she interacts once or a thousand times.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

An RFP makes it possible for you to structure the evaluation process, so you can compare vendors “apples-to-apples” and determine how well they fit your business needs, functional requirements and budget. At a low LMS price point, there may be no practical reason to issue a formal RFP. With low-cost scenarios that are not mission critical, it can be overkill. Obtain an assortment of apples-to-oranges responses.

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30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

Launch of Apple II, with 16 colours, a cassette drive and a resolution of 280x160. Word processing starts to emerge 1980: Launch of the Apple III, with 5.25" 1983: Apple launches the Lisa, the first computer with a graphical user interface (GUI), priced at around $14000. 1984: Apple launches the Macintosh. Apple sack Steve Jobs. Apple corners the DTP market. Amstrad launches the 1512 at low £399 price tag. Apple launches iMac.

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The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

In 2007, Apple introduced the iPhone and essentially killed flash technology with its implementation of iOS. Suddenly we had a new set of low-cost tools like our phones to capture video, pictures and sound. Learning organizations today are dealing with a lot of change. LMS and learning platforms are evolving into video learning solutions; employees want consumer-like learning experiences; experts in all domains are creating videos, MOOCs and YouTube lessons.

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Its Right Time to Express yourself in Better Ways with Graphic T-Shirts Online


Terms such as “Stupid Bacon”, “Canadian Woodchucks” “Money Monkeys”, and “Mundane Apple Pies” can possibly flash across the screen at any point in time. People immediately cannot oppose the blend of low costs and animated phrases.

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9 Ways to Develop Talent for Tomorrow’s Economy

General Assembly

New Models Emerge In the last five years, an array of non-accredited education and training providers has surfaced to address these challenges, including General Assembly , as well as on-demand learning platforms, ultra-low-cost course providers (like StraighterLine or Coursera), and new approaches to “education as an employee benefit” (pioneered by companies like Chipotle , in partnership with Guild Education).

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Why You Should Choose an Open Source eLearning Platform?


For example, Apple’s iOS is a closed source OS but offers API access for application development. 4. Low cost over an extended period. At first, this recurring cost seems very low as compared with the higher upfront costs of premium open-source solutions. However, this cost accumulates to become too much over an extended period of time. On the surface, it might seem radical to implement eLearning in an organization.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

This connector marketplace emulates the Apple or Android store, where you can shop for free or paid apps, download, install and use immediately. Docebo offers a low-cost option, but it tightens breadth and depth of functionality at this level. That translates into higher total cost of ownership (TCO). License Model/Cost. “Starter” plan cost: $3,900/year for up to 100 users, but sophisticated features and integrations are not available at this level.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning - Mobile

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad.

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How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Then you can test three things: Software : Using the same basic module for each application allows you to do a better “apples-to-apples” comparison. There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images. If you pick the right tools, get access to some low cost assets, and predetermine some of your course structure, you’ll be on your way to success. Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning.

New thoughts on design thinking


eagerly following the outputs from Xerox PARC and my professor informed the work at Apple. And the mechanisms experimented with were similarly eclectic, looking at low-cost representations to capture interim ideas. In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work.

Is less more?

Clive on Learning

It questions the continuing relevance of Moore's Law, which boils down to the following: The cost of a given amount of computing power falls by half roughly every 18 months; so the amount of computing power available at a particular price doubles over the same period. Every desktop PC, laptop and mobile phone I have bought has cost roughly the same, except now each has the power to run a major bank or the American military single-handedly.

Marketing is critical for achieving independent eBook creation success


Writing for My San Antonio, Melissa Leddy recently offered a number of low-cost tips that writers should consider leveraging in order to increase their chances of experiencing eBook success. Failure to make the eBook readable for users of the Apple iOS?, Marketing is critical for achieving independent eBook creation success. It is not an exaggeration to suggest that self-publishing is in the midst of a renaissance.

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Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology


Value Propositions: The Duolingo provides its services with no cost high-quality language learning resources with no advertisement. It also provides crowdsourced translation services at a relatively low cost. Channels: A user can access the website Duolingo or via its Apple iOS and Google play mobile apps. However, there are alternative cost-effective ways to create a website like Duolingo.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. This kind of holistic business learning strategy has potential not only to pay for itself, but also to transform L&D from a cost center to a profit center. Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

This approach would become Apple’s philosophy. Bring your target rapidly into view by accumulating understanding as quickly as possible through a series of low-cost, fast-paced market incursions. An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases. First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Best Low Cost and Easy to use Video Capture, Editing software – It’s a Tie. Can capture and edit video on Windows, iOS (Apple) and Android. The cost for Lifetime is about $63 per computer. After a whirlwind week that for many of us has left an indelible mark of uneasiness and concern, we all need a little good cheer. Sure we could ask Santa to make a special emergency delivery. We could inquire why Black Friday or Cyber Monday is always after Thanksgiving.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I ponder how this would have played out if Apple had ventured into the television market as many analysts expected them to 2012 and that opportunity remains for 2013. Apple’s iPad will continue to be the market leader in 2012 though a collection of tablet devices based on Android (in older Honeycomb to newer Ice Cream Sandwich flavors), Microsoft Windows 8 and possibly even RIM’s PlayBook 2.0

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In the past year: Apple has filed a patent for 3D Kinect experience using touch free gesturing. Another Apple patent includes allowing users via touch free gesturing to move content from one device to another (example from your iPad to your television). Costs and quality will vary. For vendors creating standalone apps for the masses on a variety of offerings or new product lines, costs will need to be significantly lower, otherwise it will not be successful. Low cost.

Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

“He structured the organization in a way that brought high quality at a much lower cost,” Condon said. “Under Jesse’s leadership, we have accelerated the development of high-quality digital learning solutions to provide low-cost and highly flexible delivery paths while also supporting the standardization of best-in-class learning principles,” he said. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

LMS Template - eLearning 24-7 , May 21, 2010 Provides a template you can use when comparing LMS vendors, thus creating an apple to apple process. Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms. Seriously, check out some initial low-cost ways to help cure them of what ails them.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Experience the dangers of one “bad apple” team member. These are traditional learning habits, costly processes, and antiquated skills. Implement low-cost nudge campaigns. “ Assorted Vegetable Dishes on White Plate ” by Pixabay is Public Domain. The heat is on! Is your action plan ready for summer? If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)


While on the service this sounds simple, it’s not: Apple’s iOS does not support Flash, and historically many elearning tools have used Flash to support interactions in courses. With the widespread availabilty of low cost video production tools and high speed internet access, many elearning creators are using video as the cornerstone of their online courses. From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online.