The time has passed when ereaders make headlines at CES. Today, when it comes to publishing, the show highlights virtual reality and education technology.
Publishing Innovation from the UK’s Futurebook Conference
The UK’s Futurebook conference showcased numerous new digital publishing initiatives, including a OwnIt! and a new app featuring Agatha Christie’s iconic characters.
Indonesia’s AR&Co Sees Augmented Reality as the Future of Books
AR&Co, an Indonesian startup led by Peter Shearer Setiawan, is bringing augmented reality to books, starting with the Bible.
Data Encryption, Cryptography are Keys to the Future of the Book
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.
Indonesian Startup Gives Books a New Dimension
AR&Co, an Indonesian startup that specialized in augmented reality, presented new possibilities for storytelling at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Content Will Exist in a Continuum
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.
New Publisher Canelo Offers UK Authors Strong Incentives
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.
What the Hell Happens at a Publishing Hackathon?
More than 20 publishing and reading-related technology demos were developed in a caffeine-fueled 48-hour frenzy at this past weekend’s CODEX Hackathon.
Scotland’s Palimpsest: On Moving from Services to Publisher
Scotland’s Palimpsest started as a pre-press and services provider, but seeing an open niche, is now publishing digital editions of Scottish classics.
How A Simple Metadata Fix Can Double Book Sales
Ronald Schild of Germany’s MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.