The Role of OCR Converters in Digital Publishing

Hurix Digital

Let’s say you want to convert a physical book into a digital format. OCR is a software program that converts handwritten, typed or printed text and images into machine-encoded text. Pen computing. Making scanned documents searchable by converting them to searchable PDFs.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

Is it PowerPoint converted to Flash? Microsoft Word converted to Flash? Screen recorder or desktop recorder converted into Flash or.AVI or.WMV or MP4 format or other formats, with audio/video editing and recording (not all mind you offer audio/video editing). PowerPoint or Word converted to Flash, instant, virtually no add-ons, i.e. additional learning objects. PENS was created in 2005 by AICC as a new interoperability standard.


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Adobe Captivate 2019 release

Adobe Captivate

For example, you might see appliance repair persons, telecom installers and various others using laptops for managing what was traditionally done with pen, paper and clipboards. Fluid Boxes – Adobe is Listening! When Fluid Boxes were launched in Captivate 2017 Release, I was pleased with this approach to responsive design. However, I felt like some aspects needed improvement. For me, the main thing was resizing of Fluid Boxes.

5 Thanksgiving Gifts Your Employees Will Love

CommLab India

A fountain pen for elegant executive writing. This magnificent fountain pen from ZenZoi comes with a gift case and ink refill converter that draws ink directly from the ink bottle. Thanksgiving Day is a time for celebration and appreciation – celebrate the services of your employees and appreciate their contribution to the growth of your organization. It is the perfect time to thank your staff members and convey you value their efforts.

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

content will be usable if the Flash content is converted to some other technology. . have reached a midpoint in 2019, so companies have a mere six months to convert all Flash content. . Instead of waiting until 2020, it’s important that companies quickly step up to the plate and start converting now if they have the inhouse resources to do so. In a former life as a product of FutureWave Software, Flash was known as SmartSketch, graphics editor pen computing on the Mac.

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Cheers to our Training Industry authoring tool customers

Rustici Software

They use Rustic Driver to convert eLearning content so that it can meet the different standards in the eLearning environment. Claro also allows users to publish to SCORM Cloud with one click via PENS. The fourth and final list of our blog post series includes our customers featured on Training Industry’s best of list. While most of the companies we’ve highlighted in this blog series so far are LMS customers, we believe that our authoring tool customers deserve some love too!

Microsoft 2019 - What to expect


Ink & Stylus support: On computers with a touchscreen or stylus you can draw freehand directly on your spreadsheet (or document in Word) using a variety of virtual pens and pencils. You can convert your sketches to shapes if needed, and your customized pens will show up in any Office app. .

L&D: Learning and Dystopia

Association eLearning

No time like the present,” I replied as I pulled out a pen and notepad, hoping I sounded cheerful. We’ve temporarily converted them into… observation rooms,” she explained as she glanced into the first of several windows. “We You know that feeling you get when something is hyped as “the ultimate solution”? If you’re like me your reaction is probably along the lines of, “That’s too good to be true. Therefore, it probably isn’t true.”

Are eBook Devices Changing the Digital Publishing Industry, or is it eBooks?


For instance, the space required for storing eBooks is significantly less (CDs or pen drives) than the space needed for storing printed books. One of the key reasons eBooks are popular today is eReaders or eBook devices , that are specifically developed for reading and storing eBooks.

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EMR Training: Are You HiTech?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When I documented something in patient charts, I used pen and paper, similar to just about everyone else in the healthcare industry. One day I was a bedside nurse holding pressure on a post-angiogram patient, then I was on a plane bound for EMR training (having been told by my boss that my organization was going to convert to an EMR system. by Megan Pitkin    I have a quick story to tell, but first I need to introduce the following acronyms: EMR, EHR, and HITECH.

9-Point Guide for Switching to ePublishing from Traditional Books


Reuse Existing Content by Converting it to ePUB. And once it’s been scanned and digitized to PDF or text file, it can then be converted to ePUB. Other such useful features include bookmark, text highlight, backlight adjustment, orientation, changing font style and size, pen tool, etc.

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How to Identify the Best eBook Conversion Services


But since educational publishers have loads of content to convert into an eBook, they may not have the time to identify the best eBook conversion service which will give them a compelling eBook. Whatever output format the software allows, ensure that it has an option to convert your file into ePUB format. Convert Huge Volumes of Data: Your eBook could have a hundred pages or ten thousand pages.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

If you want to completely disengage yourself from a brick-and-mortar infrastructure, try digital inking or an interactive pen tool that comes in a package with some authoring software. Mind your mobile audience, and make sure your content converts well and remains available on smartphones and tablets, as well as laptops and desktop computers. Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Never been easier – if you use the right approach and technology.

Here’s a Boatload of Free Hand-Drawn Graphics

Rapid eLearning

At that point you can take the scanned image into a graphics editor and convert it to a usable image. Both Windows Vista and 7 are pen-capable so you can use your computer to create the drawings. I like to use hand-drawn elements in some of my conference presentations. In the examples below, I combined hand-drawn shapes and characters with a hand-written font to give it more of an organic look.

Cool daydreaming

Learning with 'e's

It wasn't the best use of the space, so we decided to convert it into another room. It is in the daydreaming that ideas emerge - some difficult to capture without pen and paper, others more akin to ephemeral thoughts that need to be crystallised and elaborated through a blog post or perhaps an audio or video recording. Image created by Steve Wheeler (spot the skull) We all have our favourite places. Spaces in which we can relax, be one with nature, or unleash our creative instincts.


Four Industry Announcements

Kapp Notes

All of the e-Learning specifications are captured- from SCORM and AICC to IMS, PENS and LETSI RTWS. by Lectora, the easy-to-use PowerPoint plug-in e-Learning software that rapidly converts PowerPoint to Flash. This seems to be “press release” week for me but some great things are happening like the Innovations in Clinical Research Worksho p I blogged about the other day. Well today, two more announcements.

Back Again + Captivate 8 Review (Summary: WOW!)

mLearning Trends

One of the web tangents I followed over the long weekend brought me to a blog posting by Dr. Allen Partridge , Senior Technical Evangelist for eLearning Products at Adobe Systems, who recently penned “ The Mobile Learning Tipping Point ” on Adobe’s Rapid eLearning/Captivate Blog. They are likely to grab converts from other authoring tools as well. First off, my apologies to all subscribers for being absent for so long in posting anything new to this blog.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

In the authoring tool world: PowerPoint focused authoring tool, Basically you know PPT, love it and want the ability to build within it and then convert your PPT to a Course. In the AT world, knowing whether your AT accepts your specific compliance standard (SCORM, SCORM 1.2/2004, AICC, PENS, TinCan) would be equally relevant. Nor would I select a tool that is really a PowerPoint converter. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live.

Top 10 Features of the Best Digital Publishing Software


The tool must be able to convert your PDF files into an eBook format that is accepted by most digital reading devices. With tools like highlight and pen tool, users can add markings and notes to the content. Finding the best digital publishing software isn’t easy. You have to browse through various websites and compare features of different publishing tools. This is a necessary step as you are investing in something which will determine the final output of your eBook.

How to Keep Readers Engaged

Origin Learning

True, you need your employees to read all of that stuff, but the strategy you must adopt is to convert everything possible into more favored forms of learning , and leave only the most necessary material for reading. Make sure you give some space for personal notes where employees can pen down what they may want to. Reading is inevitable.

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2014 Reflection and Resolutions


I’m fairly confident knowing those of you reading this with more experience in the writing of the English language wish you had a red pen to mark up this very post for me. Furthermore, if I intend on converting these sketches into workable vector art for mass consumer consumption that takes time. It’s that time of year where just about everywhere you look or read it’s reflecting on the year’s end.

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Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? Do you convert the video to SCORM 1.2 A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition, AICC, PENS, xAPI, CMI-5). Will the video auto convert to the highest quality possible? Do you convert the video to SCORM 1.2 A few weeks back, I was speaking at an event and was asked a question, “What do you look for when you select an LMS?”

Best Practices for e-learning and m-learning course building

eLearning 24-7

Memorize this mantra, “A converted PowerPoint with audio reading the slides and forcing the learning to wait until the audio is done to advance is not effective e-learning.” Several months back, I did another interview with Paul on PENS (another course standard). The biggest challenge I believe facing the LMS/Learning Platform space from a course standpoint and content, is the quality. It has to get better.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I’m sure you have had the experience of having to remember a phone number for the minute or two it took you to find a pen and paper. Most likely not, though it might depend on how many times you repeated that number in your head the day before while looking for a pen. As Dr. Medina showed us with some exciting research, repetition is one of the keys to converting short-term memories into longer term ones.

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Creating Courses that Foster Innovation


They can use them as a journal, for penning their thoughts down and stating their understanding of the subjects. Teachers develop and teach courses that demonstrate the importance of change and how it can be converted into an opportunity. Digital education has essentially disrupted old methods of learning in the K-12 sector , giving way to entirely new formats and methods of instruction.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

It can offer mobile learning with responsive and on/off synch, social with vast capabilities, gamification, curation, LRS or Tin Can, PENS (type of compliance standard), video courses, video converter and much more. 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Maturity stage? Not close. Fastest growing verticals – Healthcare/Medical care, Content Providers, Technology, Education (K-12, first and foremost, then HE). Global markets.

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


Are you looking for tools to convert your presentations into video presentations for your courses? Upload and convert it into an interactive ebook. Online learning and training have become an essential part of every online business.

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E-Learning and the Future of Education


There is also the possibility, that your company is willing to embrace the more innovative approach of e-learning and convert its ILT into online courses. The main ones included: Students are more engaged using online content versus pen and paper practice. Online courses are an integral part of the educational development for both children and adults, but what significance will e-learning hold in the future of education?

Living with Good Design – A Confessional

Wonderful Brain

Wristwatch faces, pens and window treatments. I’m not looking for converts to the modernist aesthetic. Over the years I’ve come to realize that what I drew as a child were the scribblings of a design wannabe, a future practitioner, connoisseur, and collector. Two short years in design school, I was an assistant art director at a small agency doing scut work to major campaigns. Out of the design mainstream in upstate NY meant teaching was my main source of income.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Same thing with PENS i.e. a SCORM LMS that does not support PENS will not work with a PENS content authoring tool. The end of the year is here, okay in just a few short weeks, but for those on vacation, the festivities have already began. In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. Some acquisitions, some goodbyes, but overall very strong.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

Some people might convert their PPT to a video (it can be done) OR they have that production facility and shoot their own high quality videos OR they purchase 3rd party content video courses. SCORM 2004 3rd edition, SCORM 2004 4th edition (rarely used), AICC, PENS – all of which are compliance standards, each with strengths and minuses. . As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

Boost sales efficiency with high-converting presentations, slide-by-slide analytics and viewer feedback tools. Epic Pen: Write and draw over any software with this screen marker! — . Epic Pen is an easy to use yet powerful desktop annotation tool for windows.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. SaaS – while desktop still rules, SaaS is slowly gaining converts. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean?

Make face-to-face great again!

Arlo Training & Events Software

Advice for navigating COVID restrictions as we return to face-to-face training events. An empty stadium for Trump’s Oklahoma rally is amusing to many of us, but it’s not the scene training providers want to be greeted with when returning to the classroom.

Unicorn Client Day - LIVE BLOG

Unicorn Training

Oh and congratulations to JLT who won the competition to provide us with a storyboard that we've converted into a ready-made course. Case study 1: How can we use SkillsServe to deliver large suite of content: Hiscox - huge focus on internal training traditionally, senior under 130 modules of learning being presented F2F from senior to junior underwriting staff - wanted all converted into eLearning, within 4 months and platform to run it on, not massive budget.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix


If you were making a form, he would literally do it with a pen, so it was kind of old school. So at some point I’m hoping there will be a way to do that, and I can then convert those custom post types actually to courses.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] February 11-12, 2010 Converting and Repurposing Content for e-Learning, eLearning Guild Online Seminar, [link] February 11-13, 2010 American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Conference on Education, 142 nd , Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page and so we’ve somewhat established a pattern of published in here.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

At the Pen Addict, Susan M. Pigott, who is, among other things, a fountain pen enthusiast and collector, reviews an elearning course on calligraphy. Are you converting classroom training to elearning ? If 2018 flew by quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading.

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Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game


Learn how to create a portfolio that converts, how to market your freelance business, pitch media, network, and much (trust us, much!) Convert readers into buyers, sell products by communicating via words, and thrive. So, play your cards right and you could potentially reach millions of people that you can then convert into customers. Learn how to create Google ads that convert, how to target the right keywords for any industry, and the needs of PPC advertising.