Rapid Intake mLearning Studio

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I'm excited about the new mLearning Studio from Rapid Intake. The content is delivered in a fully HTML5 compatible mobile course player with cross-platform support for iPhone, iPad, and Android (2.2 Rapid Intake's authoring tools allow you to do what is called a 'joint package' which means you have one course that allows the learner to access it in the format that makes the most sense for the device they are using. If from a mobile device, it comes up in HTML5.

Free Webinar Friday: Publish Learning to Both HTML5 and Flash: Announcing the Rapid Intake mLearning Studio

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How do you publish uniform content to both Flash and HTML5 formats? Creating Mobile Learning (mLearning) to supplement your eLearning program is a bit of a mystery. How do all of the parts fit together? How will the mobile content be accessed? How can you make sure you're still able to track learner results on your Learning Management System (LMS)? It seems like these things should be easy, but does anyone offer a simple solution? Check it out: [link

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Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Long has tools such as Studio and Captivate been on the higher side, the same can be said for vendors such as Rapid Intake and dominKnow. Rapid Intake – Talk about price increase. They were never inexpensive but come on – $2,299 for their rapid e-learning authoring suite – includes mobile (prices do drop if you purchase multiple but still 10-25 licenses runs at $1,954). Fear of the Mobile Bogeyman aka HTML5. HTML5 is not going anywhere.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

I've been warning about this since January 2010 in Still No Flash , and called it out further as the signs became more serious in May 2010 with Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. My words then: We are hitting a tipping point where you have to question building anything that uses Flash as the delivery mechanism. In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem.

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. I pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. Rapid Intake's web player is Flash-based. The death of Flash is continuing.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Embed audio, images and Flash objects. Output to HTML5.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

New mLearning Authoring Offerings - Wave #1

mLearning Trends

It took no longer than the end of January for new product announcements to be made by two of the leading authoring tool vendors who are now offering both Flash and HTML5 course publication output options to instructional designers using their respective applications. Let's take a quick look at both companies and their respective offerings: Rapid Intake's mLearning Studio.

5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads

Upside Learning

While the demand for HTML5 courses is yet to catch up, the demand is growing stronger nevertheless. We believe at this stage it is the iPad driving eLearning to HTML5. Given this trend, it is but obvious that the demand for rapid authoring tools which can publish content in HTML5 will also increase. In this post, we examine 5 rapid authoring tools which show tremendous promise. with HTML5 Converter. The HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5

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New mLearning Authoring Tools – Wave #2

mLearning Trends

The new web-based HTML5 authoring package looks and performs quite well and delivers an impressive array of authoring features that can produce exceptionally nice looking mobile content for the various web kit-based mobile devices and tablets including Apple’s iPad and the full range of Android-based tablets. mLearning Studio from Rapid Intake.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

HTML5 Authoring Tool Review. I started writing and talking about HTML5 and its potential impact on elearning about a year and a half ago, and for the first year, one of the major obstacles was the lack of tools that output to HTML5. But no doubt helped along by the no-Flash limitation on iPhones and iPads, today’s software market looks quite different. You can see the slides on Scribd , and there are several other HTML5 presentations from the past year in that channel.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. It pitches that it is a m-learning product because it supports HTML5. It doesn’t output to HTML5, though. #8 7 Rapid Intake Unison – One of the first RCATs to offer collaborative capabilities on the net. SaaS based solution, that offers contractors/developers who create courses for other folks – access to the Flash files.

Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

Among the current key rapid authoring tools are: Adobe Captivate – Not for the dilettante, being priced at some £1,750. Adobe has had to address HTML5 issues and, no doubt, will embrace the issues posed by the up-and-coming Tin Can. Articulate – The Storyline product is proving popular but is still closely allied to converting PowerPoint into Flash. Lectora will publish both Flash and HTML5 for Apps and rendering through iPads and smartphones.

New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. Studio has always been known for the PowerPoint to Flash approach, but it also includes audio narration, TOC (yeah!) 14 Callidus Cloud – Rapid Intake. 1st vendor IMO to truly have HTML5 output. Oh, HTML5 output too. HTML5 output. HTML5 video playback.

DevLearn 2011 The Exhibitors

Unicorn Training

Essentially it is a very friendly user interface that sits on top of Flash AS3 and allows a non-programmer to develop complex interactions using a “wire” metaphor to link object properties. They also tell us they will have export to HTML5 by Spring next year. This looks to be a significant advance in functionality for the rapid learning tool. They have a really impressive SimWriter tool for rapid creation of high quality branching case studies and simulations.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

elearn Online – rapid content authoring tool. Trivantis – Lectora Inspire – the product now supports HTML5, and comes with templates for tablets including the iPad – which is a good thing, since I will have my iPad with me. Rapid Intake will announce next week, their newest product: mLearning Studio. It is a rapid content authoring tool for mobile devices, including tablets. It offers the ability to create courses in HTML5 or Flash.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

I suspected that the expo would feature a large quantity of rapid content authoring tools. Back in 2000, the knock on rapid content authoring tools were they “pre-template” driven solutions. Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product. One such vendor is Rapid Intake. HTML5: Must be a Fad. The number of vendors who can publish to HTML5, are four. . Last week, I attended DevLearn.

Times are changing – trends in the content authoring tool market

eLearning 24-7

As the rapid content authoring market continues to grow, new features and capabilities are equally growing. In just six months since then, the numbers have grown rapidly. Remember when only a few offered the PPT to Flash option in their tools? The rapid increase in mobile learning is tied directly to tablets. Going back into 2010, there were less than nine, of which there was one who could output to HTML5, although it wasn’t really true HTML5 output.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

eLearning 24-7

Supports Flash and HTML5. Callidus Software acquired Rapid Intake, a great content authoring solution. Rapid Intake will stay as is – name, feature wise, etc. The Extended Enterprise blog post and directory will be visible this weekend. Well, a lot has been happening in the past three months, from SaaS driven to talent management to course authoring to name changes and everything in between.

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Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Interactyx - 20% discount on a purchase of TOPYX LMS and 5 free ej4 courses (they make HTML5 courses), (value $2,500). Rapid Intake -100 seats, one year license for ClickCourse SCORM LMS (one winner will be selected, and you must work at a company, firm, organization, etc. Plays Flash & HTML5. Many e-learning vendors put $$$ ahead of their customers. They see us a data point to place in their bottom line. It’s a shame.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

HTML5 web apps might be ideal for consumer-centric marketing efforts, mobile games and some social tools but these experiences are one-dimensional compared with the full-on, multi-functional mLearning experiences mixing formal and informal interactions, performance tools, ready access to information and experts, gaming systems and more. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.

Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Interactyx - 20% discount on a purchase of TOPYX LMS and 5 free ej4 courses (they make HTML5 courses), (value $2,500). Rapid Intake -100 seats, one year license for ClickCourse SCORM LMS (one winner will be selected, and you must work at a company, firm, organization, etc. Plays Flash & HTML5. As part of the holidays, these vendors have joined together with E-Learning 24/7 and present (no pun intended) a holiday giveaway.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience. Prediction #4 - Flash Falters, HTML5 and ePUBs Gain in Popularity. Part of this shift was driven by the fact that Flash-based content actually didn’t perform/behave well on most Flash-enabled handsets and tablets especially when the content was local rather than on a server.

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

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Rapid Intake: Unison. You get the Flash code – YES – you get the code, which you can do whatever you want with it. Supports HD h.264 codec, which the iPad supports, and a few browsers for HTML5. However, you can not create HTML5 courses, the codec is a video codec. Many vendors hyping PowerPoint to Flash angle as key feature.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

3, Interactions/Animations/Games I don’t want to get into the Flash debate here but let’s face it; the.swf output file is here to stay for a long time. You can sit around and wait for who wins the HTML5 argument or you can learn Flash. Other than HTML, at a minimum I recommend learning XML, basic JavaScript (Web) and basic ActionScript (Flash). Some are referred to as “Rapid” where others are more complex.