Interactive Tech Comm Coming Soon to a Tablet Near You

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012

Thanks to Apple and the iPad, the computer as consumer device has finally come into its own. It turns out that all those people dismissed by many as hopeless luddites were simply waiting for someone to come up with a device that actually met their needs. It’s becoming almost commonplace for grandma (or anyone else whose only use for a computer is connecting with family, friends, and entertainment) to pack a smartphone or tablet wherever they go. So what does this mean for content developers? The peripatetic Scott Abel of Content Wrangler fame effervesces on the trend toward interactive content in the field of technical writing (first 45 seconds). Seems the new tablets that people of all stripes, sizes, ages are glomming onto are raising the bar for the presentation of content.