Several decades into the desktop PC revolution, there are more than 2 billion workers around the world who don’t have a desk.

These field workers maintain much of the infrastructure that keeps our world working. Over the years, we’ve given them laptops, tablets, and smartphones, but they’re still missing much of the information support they need.That’s because even with touch screens and pen input, computers are designed to be used by people who can give them their entire attention—and both hands.
If you need to use your hands to adjust the mechanisms in a fuel pump, an aircraft engine, or a lift motor, there’s no way you can use a computer or tablet to access manuals or ask for help. Maybe you can work one-handed with a smartphone, but even that is iffy for many jobs.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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