In a forward-looking Publishing Perspectives Forum session at Frankfurter Buchmesse, speakers emphasized the importance of engaging with readers online in innovative ways.
Canada’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Announces VR Partnership for ‘Inanimate Alice’
A library in Canada will include a virtual reality storytelling project, Inanimate Alice, in its youth program to encourage literacy through digital media.
‘Operation You,’ an AR and VR-Enhanced Children’s Book Series, Exhibits at CES
At the start of the 2018 CES week, California-based Quantum Storey Company exhibits its first AR and VR enhanced title in the ‘Operation You’ series of children’s books.
Frankfurt Book Fair: ARTS+ Equals Tech and Innovation
In the ARTS+ area of the Frankfurt Book Fair, artificial intelligence and virtual reality collided with arts and culture to explore new ways of doing business and providing engaging experiences.
Frankfurt Debut: Singapore’s SnapLearn Brings AR and VR to Publishers’ Books
After 15 years in R&D in the AR and VR space, SnapLearn is headed for Frankfurt with a royalty-sharing business model and virtual reality for books.
International Irish Literatures Association Holds First Singapore Conference
From the Irish Times: Singapore hosted 150 writers, academics and students of Irish literature at the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures conference.
From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’
Director Graham Sack and producer Jennifer 8. Lee collaborated with The New York Times on a short virtual reality film based on ‘Lincoln in the Bardo.’
Five Publishing Companies To Pitch Their Content at Germany’s GamesCom
Three German companies, another from Belgium and one from the UK will pitch video game projects to specialists later this month at GamesCon in Cologne.
‘Everyone Is a Writer Now’: A Few Words With Andy Hunter
Andy Hunter plays a trio of roles in today’s publishing culture. Before his participation in our Rights Conference on Monday (June 13), he talks to us about the impetus for all three ventures: ‘to bring attention to, and advocate for, literary writing.’
The UAE’s Sharjah Book Authority Launches a ‘Virtual Reality Book’
Embracing young people’s pleasure in technology, the Sharjah leadership experiments with a VR presentation of literature for children, based on the the life of the UAE’s founder.
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