Open Forum – Mobile Phones, AR/VR, and Interactivity.

Monday starts the Learning and Development week with an open forum. All suggestions taken and we started with the big question of Mobile Learning; where it has come and where it is going, if anywhere. It continued through AR/VR solutions and responsive design and Kevin Thorn of Learning Nuggets jumped into a window and shared some practical insight.

  1. Mobile learning
  2. Practical uses
  3. Responsive design
  4. VR/AR

Links in the chat:

https://go-vlc.com/

https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/6/18128648/microsoft-edge-chrome-chromium-browser-changes

https://tumult.com

https://www.siyonatech.com/portfolio/case-studies/

https://www.curiscope.com/products/virtuali-tee

https://unity3d.com/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/030419

Picture: Patrick Schneider

Special Guest Danny Stefanic

Today, Brent Schlenker talks to Danny Stefanic about Virtual Reality.  Danny Stefanic is CEO of LearnBrite.com, providing VR-ready tools for educators to enhance learning through avatars, non-linear dialogue, gamification and virtual environments while delivering increased engagement and memorable self-paced and collaborative immersive experiences.

Show topics:

  • Introduction & Announcements
  • Evolution of 3D and VR
  • Adoption of VR in eLearning and corporate training
  • LearnBrite’s approach to integrating within existing training
  • 3D design reaching critical mass
  • What tech people should be looking at for VR
  • Benefits of LearnBrite that people can’t get elsewhere
  • Case studies on using VR
  • Think non-linear when developing VR experience for eLearning
  • Best areas where VR plays a role
  • Talking to management about VR
  • Avatars for team meetings

Links in the chat:
Site – https://tldc.us/
Membership – https://tldc.us/membership/
TLDC19 Conference – http://www.tldc19.com/
Slack channel – http://TLDChat.us
https://app.learnbrite.com/scenario_2.8/?spaceId=spce34dfbc301bde9e18adcac
http://aframe.io
https://app.learnbrite.com/scenario_2.8/?spaceId=spce34dfbc301bde9e18adcac
https://learnbrite.com
danny@learnbrite.com

Video Friday Special Guest Erick Prospero Talks 2D, 3D, and AR

Friday ends a great week to start of the new year with guest Erick Prospero. Erick is the Chief Ninja at Ninja Tropic Media, an elearning media factory with ninjas who focus on mastering video, 2d and 3d animation and AR programming skills so you can focus on scaling your business. Brent and Erick talk about video production from start to finish and the tools of the trade.

  1. Ericks history
  2. Video production time
  3. 360 Video
  4. Storyboarding
  5. Tools of the trade – video

Links in the chat:

https://www.ninjatropic.com/

https://trello.com/home

https://corp.hapyak.com/

https://www.facebook.com/workplace/

https://designpickle.com/pricing

https://www.reallusion.com/crazytalk-animator/download.html

https://www.reallusion.com/iclone/

https://www.autodesk.com/products

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/010419

Picture: Patrick Schneider

Special Guests Debbie Richards and Hugh Seaton

Today, Brent Schlenker chats with Debbie Richards and Hugh Seaton about a simple planning model to get the best out of new technologies like VR, AI and AR. Debbie Richards is the President of Creative Interactive Ideas. Hugh Seaton is the CEO of Aquinas Learning, Inc.

Show topics:

  • Introduction & Announcements
  • What is different about newer technologies in terms of creating real learning programs
  • What organizations are doing to adopt change in technology
  • Opportunities where VR/AR can be best applied
  • New tech that’s currently available for L&D Professionals
  • IT and corporate deployment, device management for AR
  • Consumer adoption and B.Y.O.D.

Links in the chat:

Episode: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/010319b
Site – https://tldc.us/
Membership – https://tldc.us/membership/
Slack channel – TLDChat.us
TLDC19 Conference – http://www.tldc19.com/
http://thevrara.com
http://www.keeptalkinggame.com/
https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/toolkit-cenariovr-virtual-reality-for-learning
https://vr.google.com/tourcreator/
https://www.theasys.io
https://gometa.io/
https://www.td.org/td-at-work/seeing-the-possibilities-with-augmented-reality
https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/26/17906298/oculus-quest-santa-cruz-standalone-vr-headset-price-shipping

Special Guest Ryan McDonald Talks Framing, AR, and Webcasting

Video Friday turns into VR Friday with special guest Ryan McDonald who is a Senior Creative Producer of VR, Games, Brand, and Technology and has worked with Disney, Method Studios, DreamWorks and Yahoo. He shares is insight into the VR realm with some real world examples today.

  1. Ryan’s History
  2. Framing
  3. AR over AR for general use
  4. Practical applications
  5. Creation of interactions
  6. Knowing your market
  7. Live webcasting quirks

Links in the chat:

https://www.methodstudios.com/en/immersive/

Watch the Playback:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/081718

Picture: Andreas Kind