Tuesday January 21, 2014

How Google Glass Will Save Car Enthusiasts From Extinction

If you need this level of help, you probably shouldn't be under the hood of your car anyway.

Think about it: instead of paging through a dense, nearly inscrutable service manual written for trained professionals, imagine pointing your smartphone, tablet, or face-computer's camera at the jumble of technology under your hood, and seeing a virtual reality overlay with step-by-step repair instructions. Such a system could remove the biggest hurdle that stops car owners from getting their hands dirtyآ—the fear of irreversibly messing something up.