This year’s Canadian Higher Education Information Technology Conference, CANHEIT 2012: Building the Digital University, was held at the beautiful University of Saskatchewan. CollegeMobile was a proud sponsor of the event and was privileged to present a breakout session to over 80 IT professionals. At the conference, Jess and I found it very obvious that universities
Another valuable feature on Mobilversity is the campus News Feeds. As post-secondary students are natural knowledge seekers, it is only fitting that they receive timely updates about their campus on a regular basis. Campus newspapers, posters, bulletin boards, electronic monitors, and even Twitter, are excellent ways of keeping your students informed and current. Having a
Campus maps are the second most valuable feature among our Mobilversity apps. This feature also simplifies your institution, as it makes your campus easier to navigate for prospective students, current students, and visitors. A study by Nielsen suggests that 51 percent of smartphone owners use maps, navigation, and search at least once a month “Play
In 2009, CollegeMobile developed Mobilversity, a campus mobile application that provides value for students (current, prospective or alumni). Mobilversity differs from most university mobile apps as it is a multi-tier software framework; It supports all major smartphone and tablet operating systems (Android, iOS and BlackBerry), and integrates with all major backend educational software systems (such
Carleton University, located in Ottawa, Ontario, released its iPhone and Android mobile application for students earlier this week. The new app, Carleton Mobile, will provide students with convenient access to various resources at their educational institution. New students will find the campus map particularly beneficial. Using the GPS tracking capabilities, student will be able to
Everyone has been talking about it; Android’s rapid move to the top spot in consumers’ minds. According to the Nielsen report from March 2011, Android had surpassed Apple’s iPhone to acquire 37% of the smartphone market. Recently, Google announced in its second quarter of 2011 that it activates 550,000 Android devices per day! One year
CollegeMobile CEO, Chad Jones, will once again be leading the smartphone programming course at the University of Saskatchewan, the first of it’s kind in Canada. Chad spearheaded the course at the U of S in 2009 which is now in it’s third year.
Our clients often want to see their BlackBerry Mobile Application as it is being built. This way they can see if the the application is going to suit their needs and can suggest changes along the way during development. This may be small changes like updates to the user interface of the BlackBerry Mobile App
How to create a map which works with Mobilversity The Mobilversity platform can display both external and internal maps for a campus. Maps are often one of the most used features on a campus especially during the start of a new term or semester. There are two different ways of creating Maps for the Mobilversity
Chad Jones, CollegeMobile CEO, was featured on CBC’s “The National” for his role in developing the first university accredited course in Canada for iPhone application programming.
An agreement between the University of Saskatchewan Industry Liaison Office (ILO) and CollegeMobile, creator of the popular iUsask application, will allow the company to further develop and market the highly sought-after technology to national and international markets. iUsask allows students to access information such as grades, campus and class information on their iPhones or other