Can I add a SCORM player to my SaaS platform?

Rustici Software

Can you recommend a SCORM player I can embed into my platform to support our clients? When it comes to adding a SCORM player to your platform, I’d recommend one of the two following products: Rustici Engine. Rustici Engine is a tightly integrated SCORM player that becomes part of your application. SCORM 2003 (2nd, 3rd and 4th Editions), xAPI, cmi5 and AICC. When it comes to deployment, it can be deployed on your servers or privately hosted by us.


Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? That’s one of the big advantages of xAPI, *anything* can make a statement.

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Then came Experience API (xAPI) and CMI5. But they have been able to afford to do that because of the features of HTML5, many of which make the Flash player obsolete. Using xAPI for mobile learning gives you some options. Since with xAPI we would not be tied to just “Bill passed this course and got 85%” it opens us up to the full spectrum. If by app, you build the xAPI hooks into it. SCORM and xAPI.

“How can I support eLearning in my HRMS or HRIS Platform?”

Rustici Software

Ideally, our customers would be able to import courses (SCORM, xAPI or other training), employees would access their training assignments directly from our HRMS and admins could run reports to track completions. The good news is that we help to add this type of SCORM, AICC, and xAPI support to many HRMS, HRIS and other HR platforms often. Rustici Engine is an integrated SCORM and xAPI player, a.Net or Java application that integrates with your application via a modern REST API.

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SCORM vs AICC: how do they compare?


AICC supports highly secure HTTPS data transfers between the content and the LMS and AICC content can also be kept on a separate server to its LMS. What about xAPI? xAPI is a step up from SCORM in terms of what it offers.


“We’re moving from instructor-led training to eLearning. Where do we start?”

Rustici Software

If you decide to build your own LMS, we have a few integrated content player options that will enable your LMS to support importing, launching and tracking SCORM, AICC, xAPI and cmi5 eLearning content. SCORM 2004 (2nd, 3rd and 4th Editions), xAPI, cmi5 and AICC.

SCORM Supports It But How About Your LMS?

JCA Solutions

It’s a responsive and fully embeddable player, so there’s nothing to build around or get in the way of the end-user experience. MySQL, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB, MariaDB, SimpleDB, NoSQL, no problem. What server? Any server.


“I’ve built courses in Articulate, but how do I send them to an LMS via LTI?”

Rustici Software

Content Controller lets you centrally host your training modules, whether you publish as SCORM, xAPI, AICC or cmi5, and seamlessly delivers them to any LMS that supports LTI v1.1 Upon launch, the learner will be directed to your content played via Content Controller’s content player.


“Should I build or buy components for my learning platform?”

Rustici Software

We are still in the early stages of development and are currently deciding if we should build versus buy the individual components (SCORM player, LRS, etc.) When it comes to adding a SCORM player to your platform and integrating a learning record store (LRS), I’d recommend the following products. Rustici Engine is a tightly integrated content player that becomes part of your application. SCORM 2004 (2nd, 3rd and 4th Editions), xAPI, cmi5 and AICC.


The Number 1 tool for the creation of Advanced eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Adobe delivers me a reduced production time because of: The ability to live preview my eLearning on all my devices, straight from Captivate without having the extra publication burden to a web server. The ability to test drive SCORM/xAPI without the need of an LMS through the integration of Scorm Cloud. Going beyond a scalable player, so I know that my eLearning looks great on any device. 7 years ago I created my first Advanced eLearning thanks to Adobe Captivate 5.

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

Biggest player in the open source space. Has xAPI for those curious, and yes, some of the above do as well. Have servers on site? Behind your own firewall, with servers on-site, or in the cloud your choice.

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)


It is compatible with SCORM, AICC, xAPI/Tin Can API. It is compatible with SCORM and xAPI/Tin Can API. You will have to pay for a self-hosted server and its maintenance. Udemy provides a simple course player with smooth functionality, yet no customization options.

Keeping time part 2: Duration for Activity Providers

Experience API

It can do this because the SCO sits inside a player – either a frame or a pop-up window – that allows SCORM Cloud to keep an eye on the SCO. xAPI does away with the need for frames and pop-ups; that’s a really good thing for everybody but it does mean that activity providers need to be on the ball with reporting duration. xAPI solves this by allowing tracking to be performed server side so that data can be sent even after the user disconnects.

7 eLearning Experts Share Tips on How to Choose the Best Learning Management System


Tin Can compliance is important: Tin Can (also known as xAPI) is a crucial part of eLearning today. If your organization allows, choose an LMS that is already hosted online instead of going for the one that needs to be installed on your servers. New players on your team will always need support and training. Identifying the ‘right’ learning management system (LMS) for your business can be quite a hassle.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Publish to xAPI – does it work with your LMS? Bronze) Storyline 3 – Lots to like here, but that mobile responsive with the player is still questionable, does not support right to left, desktop tool. Silver) Gomo Learning – Not a fan of the LRS, nor having to have your courses that you create sit on their servers, rather than being in your LMS. You can send xAPI and SCORM at the same time, send xAPI data to multiple LRSs at the same time too.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)


When you buy a new movie on DVD you don’t need to check to see if it works with your brand of DVD player. They would need to make differently formatted DVDs for each brand of DVD player. xAPI = Application Programming Interface. xAPI also, known as “Tin Can”, allows for this by enabling a learning record from any source to be written to a storage server as an “I did this” statement. Acronyms are great for old-timers.

Using LifterLMS to Empower 1 Million Teachers in Africa with WordPress Titan Malcolm Peralty


Malcolm Peralty: So, I actually created a Bash script and a coding script to be able to pull down the latest version and upgrade these sites and I just put it on all the servers and had it do it for me. Yeah, the LRS system, which is holding all the xAPI data of how these people are doing.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Friendly – It has taken a bit of time, but go anywhere and you will see “Responsive” and “HTML5″ xAPI – Another why wasn’t this done a year ago for many vendors? Publish it to the web – which means you can stick it on any server, sans LMS and whalla MOOC city! Oh, you can publish to web and keep it on your own servers and then yada yada – MOOC. Captivate by Adobe – Always a strong player. #1

ATD2015 Conference Post – Review

eLearning 24-7

The usual authoring tool players – over 120 in the space, why am I seeing the usual folks in attendance – I mean good for them, but it reinforces the gap that I see happening in the sector; LMS vendors – Hello – is anyone there? Universal Player – I found this part quite interesting. along with the course you have uploaded into one nice package and view it within that player; or just have the course you uploaded – SCORM/AICC and xAPI, HTML5.