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Opera and ballet at the leading edge of technology

Recently, Dominique Meyer, the Director of the Wiener Staatsoper - along with a team from the Opera House - returned to the Austrian Embassy in London to outline the opera house’s artistic plans for the 2015/16 season and to provide an update on the ‘live at home’ technology.     The technology is [...]

The Docebo e-learning platform provides a global solution for Autodesk

  Autodesk, the world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services, is using the Docebo E-Learning Platform to enable its Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) program to reach a global, multi-cultural and multi-lingual audience. The ACI program, offered by Autodesk and 11 distributors around the world, currently attracts some 500 candidates a year [...]

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: Business Technology, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Olympus recording aid for learning

  An august group of writers from the fields of audio, music and gadgets assembled last week at the Olympus Image Space, in London’s Bishopgate, to view Olympus’ latest products – and even play with them.   The products on show proved equally as impressive as the group of assembled writers, distributors and musicians. Among [...]

By | June 10th, 2014|Categories: Business Technology, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Office party photocopier jape trumped too late

  From California comes news that Artec Group, a specialist in 3D technologies and hand-held 3D scanners, has unveiled a new service. Called Shapify.me, this service enables people - using Microsoft Kinect for Windows or Kinect for XBox 360 - to scan themselves, upload the scan to the Shapify.me website and be sent a miniature figurine [...]

By | December 18th, 2013|Categories: Business Technology, Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New version of eXact learning solutions’ award-winning LCMS unveiled via webinar

  eXact learning solutions (ELS) is launching the latest version of its award-winning Learning Content Management Solutions (LCMS). This new version is further enriched with features designed to optimize the development and improve the quality of learning content. The new version – v. 11 – of the eXact learning LCMS: ·         Contains an enhanced workflow [...]

By | October 24th, 2013|Categories: Business, Business Technology, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Adult skills study results to be revealed

  The 16th international conference on ‘Human Capital and Investments in Education’ takes place on 10th October in the Congress Centre of Prague’s University of Finance and Administration – and it’s there that the results of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will be revealed. PIAAC focuses on the skills people [...]

By | September 4th, 2013|Categories: Business, Business Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Large new orders for Silver Fox labelling solutions

  In a boost for the UK’s manufacturing sector, Silver Fox, the Hertfordshire-based manufacturer of labelling solutions, has revealed that it has recently received some significant overseas orders.   These include: A large engineering and fabrication yard has placed an order for Silver Fox’s heat shrink labels, for use in a large project for a [...]

Eco-friendly Fox-in-a-Box delights customer

  A UK manufacturer of labelling solutions, Silver Fox, developed ‘Fox-In-A-Box’, intending it to be an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution for printing large volumes of cable labels with all the essential components supplied in a single box.   It has been put to the test – which it passed with flying colours – by Bruce Giffen, [...]

Fox boxes clever to help part of ‘UK plc’

  ‘Fox-In-A-Box’ – recently launched by Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of labelling solutions – is proving its worth as a cost-effective solution for printing large volumes of cable labels with all the essential components supplied in a single box.    The kit includes a Plug’N’Play thermal printer, labelling software, a universal [...]

Insoluble opportunities

  We’re all encouraged to see problems and challenges as opportunities. The only thing is, though, that sometimes there are insoluble opportunities.   After more than 20 years, the HRD conference and exhibition – held, this year, at Olympia in London at the end of April – appears to be presenting its organisers, CIPD Enterprises, [...]