Press-Release

Upside Learning witnesses strong demand for mobile learning

July 2010
For us, mLearning is not just another delivery mode; it’s a whole different way of looking at learning itself. We constantly strive to develop new solutions in tune with the technology and market demand, which helps us deliver the best and the latest to our clients.

Amit Garg
Director - Content Solutions
Upside Learning

Upside Learning’s interaction with its global clientele, in addition to, indications by the market forecasts point towards a rapid growth in the mLearning solutions market. The company has been experiencing a strong demand for mobile learning solutions over the past quarter and predicts mobile devices to become an important learning tool in the learning technology landscape, a verity reiterated at the recently concluded mLearnCon, held in San Diego.

Ambient Report forecasted US market for mobile learning products and services to be growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.7%, showing a strong demand in mobile learning. The demand in other markets too is demonstrating similar trends. With a view to addressing this demand, the innovation team at Upside Learning has been taping onto the latest trends and developing new applications across various platforms such as Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian etc. The company now offers mobile audio-video podcasts, mobile quiz games, and m-learning nuggets for these devices, both as web and native apps. Back in April, Upside Learning developed the first Layar for an Indian city - Pune Layar (an Android-based augmented reality application). The company has also developed a mobile version of UpsideLMS, its flagship, multi-award-winning Learning Management System.