A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media.
Using “new technologies to tell culturally relevant stories,” three co-productions pull in more than $500,000 in Canadian and Australian funding.
The time has passed when ereaders make headlines at CES. Today, when it comes to publishing, the show highlights virtual reality and education technology.
• Cognito Comics is launching an immersive digital graphic novel called Operation Ajax, specifically for the iPad. Inspired by journalist Stephen Kinzer and his bestselling account of the 1953 CIA-sponsored coup in Iran, Ajax will combine elements of video games and graphic novels. • Dan Burwen, founder and CEO of Cognito, sees digital graphic novels as the future of digital …