Tech Talk (April 2021)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

  • Epson, a global leader in imaging and projection technology, launched MoverioBT-40 and BT-40S, a new generation of Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses designed to deliver a high-quality AR viewing experience with maximum comfort. Powered by Epson Si-OLED technology, the new Moverio solutions offer users a number of advances, including a wider field of view (FOV); full HD 1080 pixel display resolution; high contrast; improved connectivity; and a more comfortable, adjustable, and easy-to-wear design.
  • Knoa Software, a provider of user experience management (UEM) software that helps businesses maximize ROI for major software deployments, announced the availability of its UEM product for Oracle Cloud applications. The solution is available now under an early access program, with general availability scheduled for June. Knoa UEM for Oracle Cloud enables visibility into employee interactions with the Oracle Cloud applications, user adoption during a new rollout, the level of performance delivered to the end-user, the locations of process bottlenecks, and the cause of user experience issues with the software.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) company DeepHow launched its AI-powered video training solution for manufacturers and field-service teams. DeepHow combines AI technologies such as NLP (natural language processing), computer vision, and the knowledge graph with the latest skills learning theory from psychology to delivera solution that eliminates the cost and time issues associated with producing training videos, and improves the effectiveness of learning and know-how transfer.
  • Inkling, a global leader in digital learning platform solutions, introduced Inkling Connect, an Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution that integrates Inkling with popular learning management systems (LMS), learning experience platforms (LXP), human capital management (HCM) solutions, customer relationship management (CRM) applications, and other core operational systems of record. Inkling Connect provides dozens of pre-built connectors that enable companies to deliver both Inkling digital content and information from other preferred provider applications, and offers micro apps for enhanced learning, operations, and knowledge management functionality.
Edited by Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine, owned by Lakewood Media Group. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.