Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Aurasma - Augmented Reality

Aurasma is a free service that works with iPads, iPhones and android devices. If allows you to create trigger images out of almost any picture. These trigger images can launch a web site or a video. These are called auras and you group them by channel on the Aurasma system.

Do give you a quick demo of how this looks

The only thing the users need to do is download Aurasma for free on their device. Then they need to follow the channel that is hosting your auras. The rest is automatic and easy to use.

The easiest way to create auras is to use an IOS or Android device and create your auras using the built-in wizard.


Remind101 is a great way to keep in touch with students and parents via text messaging. The service is free and works great to send school closing notifications, events or even send a reminder for an exam.


You can event schedule messages in advance. Take it for a spin, you will be surely impressed.

I recommend you make sure to check with your director or supervisor for permission to contact students in this fashion and see if it aligns with school policies.

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