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RJI searches for the great ideas for tomorrow's journalism from citizens, journalists, scholars and technology innovators.

QPark capstone team

By RJI on April 29, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Reporting with Google Glass capstone team

By RJI on April 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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A convergence journalism capstone team used Google Glass to test how the technology can be used in the reporting process.

KOMU-TV News Sync capstone team

By RJI on April 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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KOMU is debuting News Sync, a two-screen strategy for local TV news tied to a Web app. A convergence journalism capstone team helped produce content for News Sync that focuses on KOMU's 10 p.m. newscast.

Tools for real-time social journalism capstone team

By RJI on April 24, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Real-time news reporting requires tools that enable reporters to source, write, edit and report the news. A print and digital news capstone team has interviewed various news organizations to develop requirements that can be the basis of future technical development.

MobileVideoDIY capstone team

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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A convergence journalism capstone team mentored by Beth Pike, Mike Wheeler and Greg Harper was tasked with researching what types of user-generated content stories are most important, then to produce tutorials on those topics.

2014 RJI Student Competition winner announcement

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Team My2Cents created a mobile app that introduces young people to public media content and gives them an easy way to help pay for it. Team ShortCut created a mobile app aimed at young professionals seeking business news on their way to and from work.

ShortCut: 2014 RJI Student Competition team

By RJI on April 23, 2014 0 Comments Blogs
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Team ShortCut created a mobile app aimed at young professionals seeking business news on their way to and from work.