Neil Milliken<br />Emerging Technologies & New Practices<br />Head of Mobile Development<br />Iansyst Ltd<br />
Why Use Mobile?<br />People engage with their phones and even people who are afraid of technology own and use them.<br />U...
Is mobile learning just the latest fad?<br />	It is up to us to find ways of using mobiles to ensure that it isn’t:<br />G...
Use In the Real World<br />Iansyst, JISC TechDis and University of Southampton are conducting a survey on use of mobile ph...
Use In the Real World<br />“I use the text to speech package to read stuff to me when I am out and about. I also use the o...
Benefits of using mobile technology<br />1<br />Available anywhere<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />An office in your pocket<br /...
Using the tools available<br />GPS / Geotagging<br />Augmented Reality<br />Mobile internet<br />Using inbuilt recording<b...
Using the tools available<br />Using Outlook<br />Exchange server<br />Text to Speech Readers <br />Dictionaries<br />Calc...
The Shameless Plug<br />Winner Special Needs & Inclusion 2009<br />
Contact us<br />www.capturatalk.com<br />Info@capturatalk.com<br />01223 420101<br />CapturaTalk<br />c/o iansyst ltd<br /...
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  1. 1. Neil Milliken<br />Emerging Technologies & New Practices<br />Head of Mobile Development<br />Iansyst Ltd<br />
  2. 2. Why Use Mobile?<br />People engage with their phones and even people who are afraid of technology own and use them.<br />UK has 110% penetration (more active SIMs than members of the population).<br />This outstrips by far the ownership and use of personal computers.<br />Mobile computing is affordable – Mobile Networks spread the cost to the user.<br />Mobiles are always with you and always on<br />
  3. 3. Is mobile learning just the latest fad?<br /> It is up to us to find ways of using mobiles to ensure that it isn’t:<br />Gordon Shukwit director of IT & Learning Apple world wide “everyone gets excited at first and then people get bogged down in the implementation and getting to grips with new ways of working. Until someone finds a way to augment the technology and add value.” <br />
  4. 4. Use In the Real World<br />Iansyst, JISC TechDis and University of Southampton are conducting a survey on use of mobile phones as Assistive Technology – Me and My Mobile Phone<br />All are welcome to participate http://tinyurl.com/phoneuser<br />Over 235 responses so far but we need more so please participate.<br />
  5. 5. Use In the Real World<br />“I use the text to speech package to read stuff to me when I am out and about. I also use the organisational features to run my life as I am dyslexic”<br />“Access to information and friends quickly”<br />“I am deaf so the text function is invaluable. I also use it to check on news for example I arrive at a station and there is lots of police so I look up to see if there is any thing on the local news I should know about.”<br />
  6. 6. Benefits of using mobile technology<br />1<br />Available anywhere<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />An office in your pocket<br />Synchronisation with PC , Web or Exchange<br />Discrete Solution<br />
  7. 7. Using the tools available<br />GPS / Geotagging<br />Augmented Reality<br />Mobile internet<br />Using inbuilt recording<br />Portable storage<br />Mobile Mentoring<br />Voice Control / Speech Input<br />
  8. 8. Using the tools available<br />Using Outlook<br />Exchange server<br />Text to Speech Readers <br />Dictionaries<br />Calculators<br />Using The Camera<br />
  9. 9. The Shameless Plug<br />Winner Special Needs & Inclusion 2009<br />
  10. 10. Contact us<br />www.capturatalk.com<br />Info@capturatalk.com<br />01223 420101<br />CapturaTalk<br />c/o iansyst ltd<br />Fen house<br />Fen road<br />Cambridge<br />CB4 1UN<br />

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