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Issue 4  |  August 2011 Send to a friend »
  In This Issue
Now Trending

The Promise Of 3D
Learning
Augmented Reality

We Develop An AR Cover For Elearning! Magazine
Case Study

Experiential Learning Through
Simulation Labs
Up For Grabs

White Paper - Do You Need Games In Your eLearning Mix?


Upside Learning In A Flash
Industry Sightings
Poll Shows Generational Gap In Workplace Training Programs
iPad To Dominate Tablet Market Until 2015
Upside Learning In News
Upside Learning Wins Two Apex Awards Of Excellence (2011)
Channel Partnership Program Opened For UpsideLMS & Upside2Go
 
From The Director's Desk
 
As a company driven by innovation, we have always explored new forms of technology. For some years now, we have been experimenting with Augmented Reality (AR) and finding the best ways to utilize it in the learning domain. In the process, we have successfully developed AR applications like Pune Layar, an AR application for mobile phones developed first time for an Indian city; and AR Street Racing, a simple racing game.

So when we heard from Elearning! Magazine earlier this year about a special issue focusing on AR, it was exciting to say the least. Contributing to this issue, we knew, would be a perfect opportunity to show the world at large some of our experiments with AR. So here we are – we have developed the Augmented Reality cover for Elearning! Magazine’s July/ August 2011 issue! Grab an issue today.
 
 

And while you see the AR cover in action, don’t forget to drop us a line should you be looking for such innovative learning solutions.

Amit Garg
Director - Custom Solutions



 
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Now Trending

The Promise Of 3D Learning

Although 3D simulation and collaborative environments have huge potential in the learning domain, very little substantive information about companies implementing such systems with any reasonable success is available. Also, while there are many experiments, very few are able to justify any sort of return on the expense.

We discuss the possible reasons for the existing gap between technology development and adoption by the L&D community. And if you are considering adopting 3D in some way for learning, you might want to leaf through the presentations too. Find it all here.
Augmented Reality

We Develop An AR Cover For Elearning! Magazine

We have developed an Augmented Reality cover for Elearning! Magazine’s July/ August 2011 issue, making it the first-ever eLearning magazine to have an interactive cover using Augmented Reality technology. This consists of a simple marker printed on the magazine’s cover, which when held up to a computer camera, serves as the entry point into some interaction and media display.

We have been instrumental in the complete development process of the application right from conceptualization to implementation. Know how we developed this and see the AR cover in action here.
 
  Case Study

Experiential Learning Through Simulation Labs

Simulations help bring the learner closer to situations that exist in real life by recreating complex environments that mirror actual conditions or systems. Based on this principle, know how we helped Tooling U, a leading online-training provider, to reinforce technical knowledge gained through static online courses for its students.

Some of the highlights of this solution were a series of interactive labs mimicking real-life scenarios, dramatic feedback to grab learner’s attention and appropriate practice questions intercepted throughout the labs.
 
 
  Up For Grabs

White Paper - Do You Need Games In Your eLearning Mix?

Organizations looking to make investments in digital game-based learning (DGBL) are often unsure about what type of digital games to use and for what purpose.

This white paper provides information on the imperative of using games in the workplace, for which audience and where to begin; it gives a comprehensive overview of the different types of games that can be used for organizational learning, and for what purposes they are effective. It also discusses how developing DGBL is different from developing conventional eLearning.

Read this white paper to know how to use digital games effectively at this time and given the current state of game technology. Download now.
Industry Sightings

Poll Shows Generational Gap In Workplace Training Programs

Millennials, who grew up in the Internet age, learn and communicate differently than baby boomers - and the results of a new national poll show current approaches to workplace training are struggling to meet the needs of this younger generation. Some staggering facts here.



iPad To Dominate Tablet Market Until 2015

The iPad will continue to dominate the growing tablet market until Android tablets take over in 2015, according to several forecasts. Know more.
 
 
  Upside Learning In News

Upside Learning Wins Two Apex Awards Of Excellence (2011)

Continuing our winning streak, we have emerged as winners in two categories in the Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition (2011).

APEX 2011 is an international competition that recognizes excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence.

Our winning entry in the Electronic Media & Video category was an introductory video of our revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning – Upside2Go; while that in Brochures, Manuals & Reports category was our eBook on Learning Management Systems titled ‘LMS for Training Companies – Then & Now’.

Watch the video and download the eBook.
 
  Channel Partnership Program Opened For UpsideLMS & Upside2Go

After the success of our Partnership Program for Authorized Resellers and Referral Partners, we have further extended it to include Channel Partners. This program is designed to help channel partners capitalize on our market leadership in the eLearning solutions domain.

Similar to the earlier model, this program is applicable for our multi award-winning, best value Learning Management System – UpsideLMS and revolutionary platform for mobile learning – Upside2Go.

Organizations interested in selling any one or both these solutions are invited to join hands with us.

Learn about the benefits and the program requirements or apply to become a partner.
 
  Upside Learning In A Flash

A recognized leader in training outsourcing, we are one of the leading names in Custom eLearning, Learning Management System (LMS) and Mobile Learning Solutions the world over. For over 7 years, our award-winning solutions and services have enabled 150+ clients from a diverse set of industries and countries manage their learning easily and effectively.

Our solutions and services portfolio includes:
  1. Custom eLearning Development
  2. Mobile Learning Solutions
  3. UpsideLMS - Our multi-award winning, best value Learning Management System
  4. Upside2Go - Our revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning
  5. Catalog Courses
  6. Technical Support Services
  7. UpsideLMS Administrative Services
Get a detailed overview of our solutions and services.

Bell, Tyco Learning, Ensco, Kraft Asia, L'Oreal, Australian Aerospace, L&T, HDFC are few of our prestigious clients managing their learning with our solutions and services. Read some of our client testimonials or read some case studies.

Last but not the least – Awards. We have been consistently picking up awards and other recognition every year, including the most recent 2010 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards and 2011 Apex Awards for Publication Excellence. See all our awards and recognitions.

PS: If video is your kind of thing, here's a short AV that will give you a sneak peek into our company in just 60 seconds.
 
   
 
 
 
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