RE: Augmented Reality (Was RE: Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for their car?)

Subject: RE: Augmented Reality (Was RE: Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for their car?)
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)" <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 13:12:39 -0400

Boudreaux, Madelyn just had to come out with:

> From: ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com
> > Next generation cars will open the manual for you on the on-board
> computer.
>
> Nonsense. Next generation PEOPLE will install the manual on their
> wetware chip, accessible at the mere thought, "Open car manual," with
> augmented reality (henceforth referred to as AR):
[snip]

> I think AR is a field for tech writers in a big way; no matter how
> advanced it gets, writing text that gives the info needed in
> the fewest
> words possible is going to be necessary.


What about people who don't know their ARs from a hole in the ground?



- Kevin



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Re: Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for their car?: From: Nancy Allison
RE: Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for their car?: From: Fred Ridder
Augmented Reality (Was RE: Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for their car?): From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)

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