How Apple Killed Flash for eLearning (and What to do with All That Non-Compatible Courseware)


In 2010, Steve Jobs singlehandedly started one of the biggest–OK, maybe the only–software feuds by stating that Apple products wouldn’t support Flash, citing reasons like a high fail rate, lag time, and the overall unnecessary nature of the platform.

TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

Visual Lounge

Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. This all changed when Apple introduced a fully-supported iOS screen capture method at WWDC in June. News & Events Apple Screencast

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Trending Sources

Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape


Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. March – Apple releases the iPad 2. In the meantime, Apple continues to improve their platform.

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One Step Behind

eLearning 24-7

Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming. I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. Take a look at the tabletop boxes that exist today in the space of streaming from the net to your television, and you shouldn’t be surprised on the players (no pun attended) that see this as the next big thing.

7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today


You can find pre-recorded lectures, live stream video lectures, interactive quizzes, and screencasts. iTunes U - This resource features a library of courses that can be accessed and managed through the very popular Apple ecosystem.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Portable, rechargeable speakers and mobile devices such as Apple iPod Nano andiPod Touch were given to 475 primary teachers in the pilot phase. Such devices can again, can be used for context sensitive content rendering, such as live streaming of a surgery procedure on the Google Glass.As

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning


Operating systems manufactures like Microsoft, Ubuntu, and Apple all tired of the overhead in keeping their systems secure with frequent patches, and Flash has developed a poor security reputation as a result. I guess Apple called it correctly all those years ago.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

1995 – Real Media arrives on the internet scene streaming an entire baseball game that probably no one watched. Video itself - streamed, recorded, edited then posted, posted without editing, etc. – may/may not include audio incl. Stream your video. Flashback.

Future Technologies – Get Ready because they could change the way we learn online

eLearning 24-7

From the e-learning standpoint, rather than looking at an image in a course and then reading the text or listening to the words, the data stream is sent directly to you via a wearable or another type of device. . Now we are have truly a real time data stream between the learner and the online image or object right within the online course or the LMS for that matter. When you think of IoT most folks tie it with the Apple watch or a wearable watch.

HTML5: Standardize on MP4 (mostly)

ICS Learning

Now for the next big thing…a standard for support true-streaming video via HTTP! Progressive Downloading’ of video works now – link to a video and it’ll start downloading to your device, and the device player will likely start playing that video back as soon as it can… …but you can’t skip ahead and have the video quickly pickup at that point; to do so requires ‘true’ (“Adaptive”) streaming capabilities – like from a media server.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

It uses PowerPoint to develop rich mobile content and also has plug-in to add surveys, quizzes, assessments, and rich media such as streaming video, ePubs, and Adobe PDFs. This is a free eBook authoring application by Apple for iPad.

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A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


The Apple II was launched in the late 70’s, but most of the world still ran on large mainframe computers. One of the first educational games made for the Apple II came in 1978, a year after the personal computer launched.

How To Edit Video: Reducing File Size

Visual Lounge

Codecs encode or compress streams of data for storage, playback and video editing on a variety of platforms. Other common video file types include: MOV (Apple Quicktime Movie).AVI

Designing Mobile Learning Solutions


Why not build video content to be distributed through Vimeo, instead of hosting and managing your streaming service? With so much of our lives lived “on the go”, mobile learning has acquired a new paradigm.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Video streams – on the rise – now as to the quality of you seeing those video streams – that is another story – which is why some folks who can include “video” in their web conferencing meetings choose not to. Stream Test – What does your product look like when someone is using a webcam – does it flicker? Wonderful on mobile and streams are top notch. Streams have always been excellent.

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Xyleme Product Update: Pastiche 2.4 for the iPad – Content monetization and more


for the iPad opens a new revenue stream for your content by allowing you to reach and sell to your customers directly. Pastiche has been integrated with Apple’s in-App Purchase payment gateway to give your users the ability to purchase your content through your Custom Branded App.

Pop-up Learning

CLO Magazine

In addition to setting up a pop-up store and creating a magazine, Ocean started a live video stream, released a 45-minute “visual” album and inked an exclusive music distribution deal with Apple. Recently, on the busiest day of the week, the lights at my local newsstand went dark.

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Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

Mobile Learning in General – The Mobile revolution waits for no one and much has evolved in the past few months, Apple has bigger phones, that once again challenge everything we knew about designing for 4.7″

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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. Now we have live video streaming available online, spend more than five hours a day on our phones and interact more than 8 billion times in a single working day.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

This stream of learning is mastery. Think Apple products!) Opening keynote session with John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design. I’m at Learning Solutions in Orlando today – hosted by the eLearning Guild. Forgive typos and poor grammar! The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. And then four years ago he became college president with no training! So he bought books.

Entrepreneurship Got Plastic Surgery, and it Looks Better: The Changing Business World


Multi-million dollar, publicly traded companies have the ability to start in dorm rooms and garages (see: Apple, Facebook). People need just two things to start a company: an idea and a computer.

Recording Skype and Google Hangout Video Calls

Visual Lounge

Built-in cameras on laptops aren’t the greatest (an exception seems to be Apple computers tend to be pretty good). I’d highly recommend that you provide your guest with a web camera that will provide a higher quality video stream.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Thanks to the rise of modern cloud-based learning platforms , high-speed wireless networks, connected mobile devices, social media channels and live video streaming standards, video is becoming the great equalizer in the long-running debate about “live vs. online” learning strategies.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Then upload this to the Streaming Video template in the course creation tool. In the next price bracket up, tools of interest might include: Adobe’s Audition , Avid’s Pro Tools , Apple’s Logic Pro. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course.

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

FLV: (FLASH LIVE VIDEO) FLV was once the preferred format for video streaming in mobiles, but now with the rise of HTML 5, the MP4 video format is being preferred. MOV: (QuickTime Movie) MOV is a popular video format file, originally developed by Apple Inc.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Activity streams, like Twitter, so I know what’s going on and what people are talking about. Choosing and subscribing to streams of information I’m interested in. Activity streams should be available for the company at large and for workspaces. Third post in a series.

“Current Need-to-Know Tools and What’s Around the Corner” Nick Floro #olconf

Learning Visions

Check out the Backchannel – this is the online stream that often accompanies a conference as people share information on Twitter, through blogs, and more. (Nick shared a really nice video done by apple about design and intention. These are my live blogged notes from a concurrent session at this year’s Online Learning Conference , hosted by Training Magazine and happening in Denver. Forgive any typos and incoherencies.

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

Features included embedded presentations and streaming videos, interactive whiteboards, and several interactive games to reinforce learning.

Will Artificial Intelligence bring real smarts to eLearning?


After all, isn’t AI a new, or at least a relatively recent, development, pioneered by such technological advances such as IBM’s Watson, Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Google’s TensorFlow, and the like? Intelligence seems to be making a comeback.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do


Going back to the iPhone, Apple (and other smartphone manufacturers and app developers since) looked at ways that their technology could help users do what they wanted to do better.

E-Learning in Education – Features on the Rise

eLearning 24-7

Based on my analysis, what I found are the following features heading upwards, like salmon or whatever that fish people always mention that heads up stream. I have a good friend who is pro-Apple across the board. As anyone who has ever gone to school knows (excluding higher ed) when the bell rings that means you are in your seats ready to start the day. RING RING RING RING. Hey Aaron get in your seat. You can stare at Ohio on the map another day. Features On The Rise.

New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

Their latest offering renders content that includes a video stream, a slide deck, notes and other learning resources using a consolidated time line metaphor all using HTML5.

Elearning Review of the Year 2015

Sponge UK

Learning Solutions 2016 takes place from March 16 to 18. April Launch of Apple Watch The long-awaited Apple Watch launched in April this year and almost instantly the L&D world started to think about what it might mean for digital learning.

The New Nerd

Tom Spiglanin

Note that Apple has put substantial resources into making their first smart watch very stylish, including many options to personalize the look. When we pay attention, we try to defer checking email or our social streams during face-to-face conversations.

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How to Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

Visual Lounge

Listening to streaming radio and podcasts will become even easier, now that auto makers are creating touch screen displays with smart app technologies that allow users to stream radio right from their dash.

2016: 12 months of learning

Sponge UK

Sponge was represented in the seminar room with Kate Nicholls, Learning Technology Designer of the Year who’s talk on 360 interactive video was streamed live on FaceBook to an international audience.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”.