Research & Development
Learn About Our R&D Projects
eXact learning solutions' R&D department works within several research branches of Information Technology and contributes to the activities of the main eLearning standard and specification bodies (IEEE LTSC, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC36, CEN/ISSS WSLT, AICC, IMS, ADL-SCORM and OKI).
Our R&D department is active in many European Commission projects, including ICT research under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), the Lifelong Learning Programme and the Information Communication Technologies Policy Support Programme (ICT-PSP) of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP). eXact learning solutions is also EC R&D advisory consultant for Technology-Enhanced Learning e Digital Contents programs.
Our Active Projects and Completed Projects are focused on the primary, cutting edge research areas, including:
- New generation open modular software architectures based on cutting edge technologies (XML, Web Services, Semantic Web, 3g Devices & Networks) and oriented to a seamless integration of eLearning, Content and Knowledge Management systems with third party software products
- Highly interactive content production based on innovative pedagogical approaches (Simulation, Role Playing, Case Based Reasoning, Learning-by-Doing and Collaborative Learning)
- New solutions for training services using blended environments
- Mobile (Context Awareness and Location Based Services using WI-FI, GPRS e UMTS architectures)
Fabrizio Giorgini, Director of Research and Development
Fabrizio Giorgini has a PhD in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. He joinedeXact learning solutions in 2000. Since 2003 he has been the Director of the R&D department where main research focuses on advanced technology (e.g. RFID, NFC, mobile, wearable computer, virtual and augmented reality) for the authoring, publishing and visualization of multimedia and interactive learning contents. Giorgini has more than 15 years of experience in Project Management, Project Coordination and raising funding of nationaland European Commission's projects. He is also a contributing member of IMS Global Learning Consortium and author or co-author of numerous papers published in international conference proceedings and journals.
The GRAPPLE Project has the objective of designing and developing a personalized TEL environment that integrates with major learning management systems.