Speech Recognition

Speech Recognition

Speech Recognition Demo In this quick demo we’ve taken a fill in the blanks interaction built in Articulate Storyline and extended it to recognise speech. Try it for yourself, all you need is Google Chrome and a microphone connected to your computer!...
Playing with graphics tablets – UGEE 2150

Playing with graphics tablets – UGEE 2150

To escape the monotony of the mouse we recently purchased some artist’s graphics tablets to play with. So, here’s one of my first attempts with the UGEE 2150 using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. My initial thoughts are for a budget tablet, it’s damn good and...
Creative Data Visualisation: Ballon d’Or

Creative Data Visualisation: Ballon d’Or

Now and then I like to have a bit of fun and create interactive infographics based on topics that bear no relevance to the day job. Doing this keeps me fresh and allows me to try new ideas and techniques that usually find their way in to future projects. My latest...
Rise to the Responsive Challenge

Rise to the Responsive Challenge

Rather than beating around the bush with a load of introductory waffle I’m going to dive straight in. Articulate Rise has impressed 4pt this week. No, you can’t build all the detailed interactions that tools like Storyline and Captivate allow, but Rise has nailed...
Interactive Device Mockup

Interactive Device Mockup

Click-and-reveal interactions are one of the most widely used screen types in an e-learning developer’s toolbox. They’re a great way to nest lots of information within a single slide without overloading the learner. This quick example shows that these interactions...
Gamifying Maths for Children

Gamifying Maths for Children

Like most parents, I sometimes find it difficult to persuade my kids to do their homework without them putting up some sort of fight. My most recent battle was with my six-year-old, who had been asked to practice his 2, 5 and 10 times tables. He argued that it wasn’t...