Mobile Learning and Native PowerPoint Content Contribution now Supported by OutStart LCMS – Evolution 2012 Module

Other features include design view capabilities, animations, transitions, PDF preview options, and additional usability features.

BOSTON--()--OutStart announces the immediate availability of OutStart LCMS – Evolution 2012 Module, the latest version of its leading learning content management system (LCMS) for automating the development, management, maintenance, delivery, and publishing of modular and personalized learning.

This new release provides mobile capabilities that allow you to deliver your LCMS content, including video, to any basic cell phone, Smartphone, or tablet. It also includes a PowerPoint plug-in that enables developers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to contribute native PowerPoint content as well as interactive and assessment content directly to the LCMS.

Other new capabilities include design view, animations, transitions, PDF preview options, as well as additional usability features.

Video Links:

For an introduction and look at the new release, view the “OutStart LCMS – Evolution Module 2012 Edition” release video.

Details of the OutStart LCMS – Evolution Module 2012 Edition include:

  • Mobile Capabilities:
    Introduction of mobile capabilities enabling the delivery of LCMS content, including video, to any basic cell phone, Smartphone, or tablet through a mobile browser or native app, without making any changes to the content.
  • PowerPoint Plug-in:
    Content developed in PowerPoint Developer can now be published in OutStart LCMS – Evolution Module. The plug-in allows developers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to contribute native PowerPoint content as well as polls, quizzes, assessments, and interactive content directly to the LCMS.
  • Design View:
    A new way to create content. All formatting functions can be updated in the original window rather than having to open a separate HTML editor.
  • Animations and Transitions:
    Create highly interactive and engaging content using animations and transition affects. These are supported for several element types as well as at the page level, to control how and when elements appear on the page.
  • PDF Preview Option:
    Allows you to design new PDF templates within the tool and immediately see your changes.
  • Usability Features:
    Several usability features have been added to the release, including enhancements to create complex tables with splits and merges; the ability to animate bulleted lists or mouse-overs; alternate renderings for the interactive elements to vary the format and student interaction; new options for matching questions; and, new carousel rendering in slideshow mode.

About OutStart LCMS

The leading learning content management system (LCMS) for automating the development, management, maintenance, delivery, and publishing of modular and personalized learning. Use OutStart LCMS to also develop new mobile content or redeploy existing content to your mobile devices, including basic mobile phones, Smartphones, and tablets.

About OutStart

You view knowledge sharing between your employees, partners, and customers as a strategic priority. Their knowledge leads to your success. OutStart's portfolio of inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions accelerate and broaden access to colleagues and the knowledge they need to respond to business requirements more quickly and make better informed decisions. Together you excel.

Recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports for the last seven years, OutStart is regularly acknowledged for its award-winning solutions including OutStart LCMS; Participate, social business software that integrates social networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing technologies; Hot Lava Mobile for mobile learning, performance support, and communications; TrainingEdge.com LMS, a full-featured, configurable LMS; and TrainingEdge.com, an affordable learning and knowledge suite that extends LMS and traditional elearning with a blend of learning management, content development and management, social business software, and mobile capabilities.

OutStart is honored to serve organizations that are surpassing expectations and delivering exceptional business results such as Alcatel-Lucent, Alcon, AgustaWestland, Ascent, BB&T, Berlitz, Boeing Company, BT, California State Automotive Association, Capital One, CVS Caremark, DIRECTV, InfoComm International, Infor, Internal Revenue Service, McDonald’s, MedFlow, MetLife, NextGen Healthcare, Phones4U, Pilatus, Primed, Swisscard, UK Ministry of Defence, Verizon Wireless, Xerox, and Yum! Brands.

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Contacts

OutStart
Jeff Whitney, 617-897-6820
jwhitney@outstart.com
www.outstart.com

Release Summary

OutStart announces OutStart LCMS – Evolution 2012, the latest version of its LCMS for automating the development, management, maintenance, delivery, & publishing of modular and personalized learning.

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Contacts

OutStart
Jeff Whitney, 617-897-6820
jwhitney@outstart.com
www.outstart.com