While linear video is a preferred method for learning, technologically speaking it has not advanced much over the past few decades. Now, linear video has started to incorporate interactive annotations, which have greatly improved users’ learning experience. Adding interactive annotations becomes easier each year.

This session will cover the various ways to add interactive annotations to your videos, including YouTube, HapYak, Captivate, Articulate Storyline, etc. You will learn how these different technologies compare to one another and see how easy it is to add interactivity with platforms such as YouTube and HapYak. You will also learn interactive video best practices for the five most common interactive annotations and the values they offer video users.

In this session, you will learn:

  • About various technologies available to add interactivity to your videos
  • About the pros and cons of these technologies
  • How to add the five most common interactive annotations to your video
  • Best practices for these interactive annotations
  • About the values these interactive annotations offer your users
  • How and why others like you are using interactive video in their businesses

Audience:
Novice and intermediate designers, developers, project managers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
YouTube, HapYak, Captivate, and Articulate Storyline.


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