The user interface in this application will be critical. If an intuitive interface is developed that allows the instructions to be scaled, overlaid on the task, and easily controlled by a working individual, this could become the next killer app for repair technicians and training users.
The capability and application of wearable electronics are still unknown. Google's youtube videos have a couple interesting show cases. Whether they will become a popular apps is still to be seen. Yet, the application area as suggested by the article are very interesting and most like be applicable to a lot of areas.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.