AR&Co, an Indonesian startup led by Peter Shearer Setiawan, is bringing augmented reality to books, starting with the Bible.
Alec Ross sees a future in which digital books can be delivered as unpiratable text messages and the big data revolution is democratized to smaller players.
SourceHOV argues that artificial intelligence can obviate the need for publishers to manually create metadata tags and significantly streamline workflows.
Tekstum is a new company offering big data analytics for the Spanish market that analyzes everything from social media impact to the emotions present in books.
AR&Co, an Indonesian startup that specialized in augmented reality, presented new possibilities for storytelling at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Dan Nigloschy of codeMantra believes that now is the time for a second digital revolution in book publishing, one that takes advantage of digital agility.
Andrew Rhomberg explains how Jellybooks smart software embedded in ebook ARCs allows publishers to unobtrusively glean crucial pre-pub data from readers.
Industry vet Michael Bhaskar’s digital publisher Canelo launches this week with two titles and is offering 50-60% royalties, giving UK authors new options.
John Warren explains how process improvement, the use of keywords, and crowdsourcing metadata can improve publisher profitability and sales of books.
Josh Brody, CEO of Pronoun (ex-Vook), outlines his company’s aims in refashioning itself as an author-first digital publishing and distribution platform.