RE: what's the current trend?

Subject: RE: what's the current trend?
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 03:24:38 +0000

I find myself moving more and more towards video any time I want to learn something.

Plus 1 for both TED talks and Lynda.com. Adobe has had some impressive videos lately, e.g., for Photoshop, InDesign, and such. Better than their text documentation.

Steve

On Monday, October 19, 2015 4:45 PM, Tony Chung wrote:

Have you watched TED talks or Lynda.com ? They both have a live transcript where you can click the text in transcript to jump to the section of the video.

As I said, I'm not a purist. I believe in using video as part of my information experience palette. And I'm not alone. Techsmith, Adobe, and others are using video almost more than text.

For hardware, I am especially fond of the SAP-Vuzix demo. That was more an example of JIT customer service, but could easily integrate augmented reality into hardware instructions.

And people don't care too much about pro level qualityâthey just want it to give the information they need, with enough clarity to follow along.

-Tony

On Monday, 19 October 2015, Sean Brierley < sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com> wrote:

> Some thoughts against video.
>
> - It's difficult to make. Everyone expects broadcast quality
> - It is almost impossible to edit.
> - It is impossible to translate.
> - As a user, I must watch a video sequentially when I can just jump
> into text and read the bits I need.
>
>
> Am I off base?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sean

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Re: what's the current trend?: From: Robert Lauriston
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Re: what's the current trend?: From: Tony Chung

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