Hype Cycle 2009: Augmented Reality, 3D TV on the Rise

If you think there's too much talk about augmented reality these days, the good news is that you are not alone, and the bad news is that it's far from over. Gartner has released its latest and retweaked "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2009" report, and AR is right there, climbing steadily towards the Peak of Inflated Expectations (definition).  One change from the last year's graph is the estimate of years to mainstream adoption: from "more than 10 years" to "5-10".

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Accessibility but Not for You

by: Dick Stroud

This incident really amused me. A very large global communications company recently presented at a conference about older people and proudly (with some justification) explained that they had created a booklet that was sent to all staff about how to deal with older people. A big round of applause.

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