An easy guide for annotating 3D models

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jul 27, 2021 10:40:28 AM

ThingLink has today announced last week a new feature that allows users to create interactive 3D models as easily as they create interactive images, videos and virtual tours. The feature is based on ThingLink’s patented solution for creating embeddable interactive media with dynamic hotspots that can contain text, images, video, questions, as well as web links or embeds from other websites and services. 

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ThingLink unveils easy 3D model annotation

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jul 22, 2021 10:36:30 AM

Interactive media platform ThingLink is today announcing support for  3D-model annotation. In addition to images and videos, ThingLink content creators can now also enhance 3D models with informational hotspots, including text and voice notes, video embeds,  links and questions, and share them on websites, LMS, social media, and Microsoft Teams.

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Topics: How To, Product Marketing, creativity, digital skills, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive, embed

10 New Product Updates from ThingLink

Posted by Kyla Ball on Jul 8, 2021 11:05:28 AM

ThingLink keeps getting better every month, and over the last 20 months, our product team has released an impressive number of new features and upgrades - almost all in response to feedback and requests from our community of creators. Click the interactive ThingLink (and links) below to see some of them in action! This blog post summarizes the latest since our last roundup post of 2019.

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How to use Thinkific & ThingLink for creating interactive online courses

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jun 29, 2021 9:07:47 AM

Adding augmented media files to online courses usually takes up a lot of time, skills and monetary resources, but with the new partnership between ThingLink and Thinkific, it’s easier than ever to create engaging multimedia. 

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Topics: edtech, eLearning, partners, online learning, Thinkific

ThingLink and Thinkific announce partnership bringing immersive media to online course creators

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jun 29, 2021 8:53:27 AM

ThingLink is today announcing an integration with the popular course creation platform Thinkific. For ThingLink, this partnership is a strategic expansion towards the online course and learning content space. For Thinkific, it offers a complementary solution for creating visually engaging, immersive learning experiences that generate new analytics on learner engagement and progress.

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Topics: edtech, partners, online learning

10 Business templates for creating interactive content with ThingLink and Canva

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jun 25, 2021 11:13:46 AM

Using ThingLink for your business? Great news: Our team has curated a collection of top 10 examples of ready-to-use Canva design templates that you can access for free!

Whether you're pitching a start-up, creating marketing and sales materials, communicating internally, or creating reports for decision-makers, interactive multimedia can help you say it better. Integrating Canva into ThingLink's creation flow means that now it is even easier for ThingLink users to create professional-looking hypermedia experiences - not only for education teams but also for business, marketing and HR teams!

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Topics: Interactive video, How To, education, Product Marketing, remote learning, creativity, digital storytelling, digital skills, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive, embed

Building digital skills using a virtual learning environment

Posted by Emmi Ollila on Jun 21, 2021 10:16:04 AM

Home care workers need a wide range of digital skills in their work and play a key role in motivating the clients to use digital services.

However, in the midst of busy work, the threshold for updating skills can be high. At Tampere University of Applied Sciences TAMK in western Finland, the challenge was solved by creating an interactive Village of Homes learning environment with ThingLink, through which home care professionals can practice digital skills in the right environment, virtually at the homes of example clients. During the pandemic, the material has also been widely included in social and health studies and the feedback has been excellent.

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Topics: virtual tour, online learning, ThingLink, Social Services and Health Care, university of applied sciences, branching

10 perfect templates for creating interactive learning experiences with ThingLink and Canva

Posted by ThingLink Team on Jun 11, 2021 10:10:26 AM

Of the many ways ThingLink has been used to create wonderful interactive learning experiences, we picked top 10 and converted them to special Canva templates you can use with students!

Canva is a top favorite graphic design tool mainly because it is so easy to use by anyone, designers and non-designers alike. The same goes with ThingLink - we make interactive and immersive media creation easy for everyone. In addition to our shiny new integration that brings Canva directly to ThingLink's editor flow, our team has curated a collection of top 10 use examples for education and turned these into cool interactive design templates that are available for teachers on the free Canva and ThingLink education accounts! 

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Topics: Interactive video, How To, education, Product Marketing, remote learning, creativity, digital storytelling, digital skills, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive, embed

Samiedu Vocational College uses ThingLink to organize live guided virtual tours in Microsoft Teams

Posted by Emmi Ollila on Jun 3, 2021 5:14:44 AM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, physical school visits cannot be arranged. At Samiedu Vocational College in Eastern Finland, school visits and recreational visits to the town of Savonlinna are made virtually with ThingLink. New students get to know the degree programs in advance and international guests learn from the real-life guide in real time on Teams - not only about the school but also about the Finnish sauna tradition.

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Topics: virtual tour, online learning, Authentic Visit, ThingLink, vocational education

Education: Why upgrade?

Posted by ThingLink Team on May 25, 2021 10:59:57 AM

Luke Edwards recently wrote in Tech and Learning, ThingLink is a powerful way to use technology to make education more engaging. It does this by allowing teachers to turn any image, video, or 360-degree VR shot into a learning experience.”  A good summary of what the tool allows users to do, but with the right team, students, or educators it can be so much more.

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Topics: How To, education, ThingLink, interactive, learning experience, Editor Picks

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