Authoring Augmented Reality Experiences--What You Need to Get Started


Christine Perey
President and Spime Wrangler, PEREY Research & Consulting


February 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM


February 22, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Authoring Augmented Reality Experiences–What You Need to Get Started

To expand your company’s documentation delivery platforms to use Augmented Reality devices or tablets, your team will need new tools, processes and skills.  It may not seem like there are many tools available but, in fact, there are already dozens of viable solutions from which to choose (and more on the way). Existing information development procedures will need to be adjusted for the new tools and content. And, AR authoring will require developing new skills or bringing those who have the required skills into a team or department.

This webinar will introduce the common elements of AR experiences, the architecture of AR authoring systems, the typical workflow for developing AR experiences, and a framework for choosing the best AR experience authoring tools for project. It also suggests complementary tools and expertise your team should have before embarking on projects to present the right documentation to the right person at the right time and in context with the real world.

At the conclusion of this webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the required and optional components of AR experiences.
  • Choose the best AR authoring tool for the project.
  • Recruit AR engineers with the skills necessary for successful AR projects or develop those skills.
  • Modify internal documentation project procedures to include AR experience development.

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