Training Today: Tech Talk (Sept./Oct. 2013)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

>>Westinghouse Digital introduced a new lineup of digital LED-based whiteboards consisting of four models, ranging in size from 55-inch high-definition units through an 84-inch 4k (Ultra-HD) model. The digital whiteboards feature the proprietary CVT Touch 6 Point Infrared Touch System, which provides interactive control and detects touch points quickly and accurately.

>> Agreeya Mobility launched its iOS version of Onvelop for Apple devices. Onvelop is an enterprise mobility product that utilizes licensed Microsoft protocols to provide secure mobile access to enterprise Microsoft Sharepoint and Office 365. Onvelop brings enterprise mobility and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) capability to business consumers. Enterprises can provide employees with mobile document access while still protecting their data.

>> Brainshark’s learning management solution, Brainshark Rapid Learning, now features a redesigned interface with bolstered search capabilities and even easier content access for learners on desktop and mobile devices. In addition, when students log on to access their secure “Learning Locker,” which displays their current and previous enrollments, they also benefit from smart results sorting (the system remembers their preferred view), detailed content landing pages, easy access to their transcripts for course validation, and more.

>> Tip Solutions launched CallSnap, a free patent-pending downloadable Android app that allows mobile phone call recipients to respond with personalized photos. The app is available for download in the Google Playstore.

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training Top 100 and Emerging Training Leaders.