MONTREAL, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - EXO U Inc. (EXO.V) ("EXO U" or the "Company"), the developer of the EXO U Mobile Engagement Platform, has announced that its EXO U Student Engagement Platform is now available for download in the Apple App Store. Optimized for iPhone and iPad, the full release supports English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. Initial teacher feedback and reviews show an average 4+ star rating in the Store.
The EXO U Workspace app is a containerized, personalized user space that offers tools to help educators and students create learner-centric experiences using mobile devices. The app can be used by school districts to empower teachers to easily manage any BYOD (bring your own device) or one to one enabled classroom. That means creating lessons plans, managing and sharing third-party digital materials and instructional content, and more, in order to engage, manage, and motivate students.
Mr. Paul Tocatlian, Vice President of Engineering of EXO U, stated, "I am thrilled to see the full EXO U Workspace released on the App Store, as we help teachers make the most of technology in the classroom and better engage students. The convenience of having the app available for easy, quick download greatly simplifies the teacher and student onboarding experience, while allowing users to benefit from automated updates as the Company releases new versions as part of our roadmap."
Key features of the EXO U app include:
- Classroom Management – Tools for teachers to manage classes and students, daily, with ease. Ability to manage devices, including follow me and lock modes.
- Lesson Building - Helps teachers build engaging lesson plans with websites, PDFs, and the digital materials schools already have.
- Notes - Enables teachers or students to easily take and share notes.
- Messaging - Enables users to send messages to others.
- Tracking - Lets users view a list of shared activities and related information to provide a log of all learning engagement
- Web Browsing – Provides teachers with an easy, rapid way to share URL's and links, in and beyond the classroom. Whitelist feature restricts student browsing.
- PDF viewing - Makes it easy to open and share existing PDF files in classrooms.
- Sharing - One-click sharing from users' Workspaces, while teachers maintain control of the classroom environment. Teachers can select what materials to share with an individual or group.
"This release is a significant milestone in our ability to reach customers and distribute software in our chosen markets," said Kevin Pawsey, Company CEO. "It's a critical juncture of our 2016 roadmap, providing resellers with a compelling solution they can extend to educators during the market's key customer pipeline-building cycle. Our agile development strategy enables us to rapidly iterate on top of the EXOU platform, to build even deeper features and functionality for educators. I look forward to sharing other key releases throughout the year that support our partner pipeline generation activities further."
The app is available for download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/exo-u/id1058675999. An EXO U account is required to use this app. Please contact your institution's IT department to get your credentials.
About EXO U
EXO U's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol EXO.V. EXO U develops an innovative software platform that enables businesses and educational institutions to securely mobilize and manage their mobile workforce and students by delivering engaging experiences spanning desktop and mobile applications. At the core of EXO U's platform is the smart and agnostic EXO engine that unifies multiple software platforms, allowing devices to interact and communicate seamlessly together. It enables true mobility for businesses and educational organizations by solving important mobility issues such as security, privacy, collaboration, and management of application and content. EXO U's technology agnostic framework delivers to end users a safe, reliable, and intuitive smart workspace designed for connecting with people, accessing services, and sharing information and digital content, while requiring minimal infrastructure and optional Internet connectivity. It simplifies management of the entire application lifecycle, freeing the organizations to focus on building engaging apps that work across different operating systems and form factors, thus increasing productivity for developers and reducing total cost of ownership for organizations. By offering an engaging and exceptional user experience on all computing devices, without compromising security or protected information, the EXO U enterprise and education solutions allow organizations to embrace consumerization and enjoy all the benefits of mobile. For more information, visit http://www.exou.com and follow us on Twitter @exo_u.
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