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RJI Tech Showcase features innovative work of students at Missouri School of Journalism and MU

By Jennifer Nelson on April 30, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Young minds. Innovative technologies. Challenges in the journalism industry. Mix it all together and you’ve got the ingredients from this year’s RJI Tech Showcase.

Zobelisks student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present Zobelisks, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

UJuke student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present UJuke, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

Vox Magazine's True/False coverage

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Digital editors show how Vox covers the True/False Film Fest using social media and multimedia, including their fun six-second film reviews.

Vox Magazine's iPad app

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Vox brings tablet storytelling to new levels with their iPad app. See how they use animations, scrolling layers, pop-ups and other features.

Runway Radar student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present Runway Radar, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

QPark capstone team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

QPark's objective is to improve the current parking system for the University of Missouri and possibly other city parking lots. It will provide a faster means to perform the daily duties of parking employees such as ticketing or checking if a parked car is paid for.

Project Independent capstone team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

The record label Strange Music needs to join the mobile world. Project Independent, an IT capstone team made up of Josh Valdivieso and Jonathan Plotkin, is developing an iPhone application to serve as a hub for what the label has to offer, helping Strange Music reach out to fans more easily and give them a way to connect to their favorite artists.

Muse Runway student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present Muse Runway, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

Monitoring Columbia's noise with environmental sensors

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Travis Hartman, a grad student at the Missouri School of Journalism, teamed up with KBIA-FM on a project measuring noise levels in downtown Columbia, and presented his findings at Tech Showcase 2014. Hartman's project is funded by the Knight Foundation.

Ziew student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present Ziew, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

Newspeg capstone team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Newspeg.com, launched in January 2014, is a social news curation site that allows people to post and share interesting news stories with their friends and community. A convergence journalism capstone team was given the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this new digital media startup.

Futures Lab update #57: Social participation TV via Wayin, Excitem and iPowow

By Reuben Stern on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs

How is technology making it easier to get an audience at home to be part of a live broadcast?

Mizzou Hunt student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Computer science/information technology students and journalism students enrolled in the University of Missouri Collaborative Mobile Application Development course present Mizzou Hunt, an app that utilizes iBeacon technology.

MU Gameday App

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Tyten Teegarden, lead developer and lab manager at the RJI Microsoft Application Development Lab, is developing the Mizzou Tiger football app based on design work done by a previous convergence capstone team.

PublishThis student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

During RJI's Mobile First symposium, a team of students used realizinginnovation.com, a website platform managed by Reynolds Fellow Kim Garretson and powered by the content marketing platform PublishThis, to curate news on mobile innovation.

Introduction to iBeacons

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Dale Musser, director of the MU IT program, gave a brief explanation of iBeacons before six computer science/IT students and journalism students enrolled in the University Collaborative Mobile Application Development class presented at Tech Showcase 2014.

iLab 3D Immersion Lab

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

The iLab aims to advance immersive visualization techniques across disciplines, building on advances in architectural computing.

Access Missouri student team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
RJI Tech Showcase 2014

Katarina Sostaric, Missouri School of Journalism convergence journalism student, and Michael Phinney and Abhishek Shah, MU College of Engineering computer science students, assisted in the conceptualization and creation of a new digital resource called Access Missouri.

RJI links: Friday, April 25, 2014

By RJI on April 25, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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To help you navigate our fast-changing industry, RJI collects and assembles some of the top stories from around the Web of interest to journalism innovators and entrepreneurs.