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 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

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

4 examples for bringing immersive & interactive experiences to your Learning Management System (LMS)

Posted by Louise Jones on Mar 25, 2021 10:12:38 AM

Almost every organization offers courses to students, staff or lifelong learners via their chosen Learning Management System. This article shows how you can improve engagement and results by embedding immersive multimedia experiences directly in your LMS. 

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Topics: How To, education, immersive learning, eLearning, remote learning, digital skills, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive, embed, LMS, learning experience, LTI, Editor Picks

How to embed web-based tools and sites into a ThingLink

Posted by Louise Jones on Mar 5, 2021 8:48:01 AM

Keep Everyone on the Same Page! How to embed web-based tools and sites into a ThingLink.

The ThingLink editor provides 4 incredibly powerful tag types:  A combination Text and Media Tag, a plain Text Tag, a Tour Tag to link your ThingLinks together and - last but by no means least - the impressively versatile ‘Embed Tag’. In this post we provide a little more information on the what, how and why of using this deceptively simple yet impactful tag.

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

NEW! ThingLink Saimaa - a next level user interface for streamlined content management (updated 2021)

Posted by ThingLink Team on Feb 22, 2021 4:54:19 PM

February 22, 2021 - Saimaa Interface Update - the year 2021 has accelerated the adoption of new solutions for online learning and publishing at an unprecedented pace. At ThingLink, the increased demand shows as a sharp 50% increase in new monthly signups.  Over 100,000 new users login to ThingLink every month to create engaging visual experiences for their students, employees or customers. For may, ThingLink has become a home for hundreds, even thousands of interactive images and videos. Our new interface offers them improved options for arranging and managing this content.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, How To, Product Marketing, online learning, distance learning, creativity, digital skills, contextual learning, feature update

Fake it and Make it!

Posted by Louise Jones on Feb 22, 2021 2:57:46 AM

Create your own 360° Gallery with our new Canva Template and ThingLink It!

The ThingLink Team are often asked for advice on how to create 360° images. To be helpful,  we have created support pages on taking 360° photographic images using a 360 camera or even with a smartphone and app such as Google Street View.  

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Topics: How To, VR, 360, Images, exhibition, Tour Creator, creativity, digital skills, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive

Henri Pennanen joins ThingLink to build new models for interactive content production and teacher training

Posted by ThingLink Team on Feb 15, 2021 10:06:45 AM

ThingLink’s Finnish team continues to grow as Henri Pennanen joins the team to lead new content production initiatives for education and workforce development. We’ve had the pleasure to collaborate with Henri already in several projects that involved virtual tour and course creation for teacher training and skills development, and are very happy about him now joining ThingLink full time! In this interview, we asked Henri about teacher training; its current challenges and opportunities.

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Topics: virtual reality, edtech, workplace learning, corporate training, digital skills, training, future skills, teacher training

University re-creates an authentic campus visit experience

Posted by Kyla Ball on Nov 13, 2020 2:51:48 AM

Due to Covid-19 the University of Rochester realized that their popular in-person tours couldn’t take place - a serious blow to student recruitment. Research undertaken for the university website had proven that prospective students really valued these in-person tours, which give them an insight into living and studying at Rochester. Crucially, the choice to apply to or accept a place at Rochester was often made on the basis of connections made with current students during a campus visit.

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Topics: Interactive video, Featured, virtual tour, 360, Spotlight, creativity, digital skills, higher education, Authentic Visit

Medical School Recreates Patient Scenarios to Provide Realistic Experiences

Posted by Kyla Ball on Nov 6, 2020 9:39:28 AM

When Covid cancelled a medical school’s in-person workshop, ThingLink provided a realistic scenario where students pieced together individual data to diagnose and create a patient management plan.

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Topics: Featured, hospitals, residential care, creativity, digital skills, Medical training, higher education, contextual learning, Popular

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