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smartphones or tablets
read news on smartphones read news on tablets
from 4% e-reader of
ownership in 2010 to 2012
e-book sale rise
still prefer ‹print-like›
experience in tablet
oclc, libraries in Germany 2012 - national endowment for the Arts
71% 42%28% 62%online library use will
top initiatives today are
e-books & e-resources
the book is more than paper?
the book is alive?
the book becomes hyper-physical?
the reader is active?
the reader is unique?
reading experience is fragmented?
reading experience becomes social?
reading is exploring?
A concept of book with printed buttons on pages. By simply
touching, the reader could dive into an immersive digital
experience, surrounded by music and videos .
An augmented visualisation of the book, with dynamic references
and updated caption that could pop out by browsing the pages.
Sensorial Enhancements / Mediascape Visual Caption / Dynamic Updates
The user casts spells by drawing shapes with the PlayStation Move
controller. The book uses augmented reality technology to enhance
the digital contents.
Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length
interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and
graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with. The
book is “Our Choice,” Al Gore’s sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth.”
Bookstage / Enriched Content (in)-tangible Animations / Haptic
Interaction / Living Diorama
Transforming phone activity into tactile feedback with Electroactive
Active Polymer (EAP) - Transformable material
Tangible / Haptic / Data Materialization Tactile Phone Case / Tactile / Mobile
Case / Data Materialization
Proverbial Wallets turn your financial information into tangible
feedback in order to remind user about their online spending
Bookr is an interactive book cover that visualizes progress of
YesYesNo design studio turns running data from Nike+
into art works
YesYesNoQuantified Reading / Dynamic Cover
Qualified-Self / Data Visualization /
Ubooly is an interactive toy. It can tell story, and the story moves
according to the user action
Interactive Toy / Reading Companion /
To create a souvenir of your digital reading experience, bookcube
turns book cover, reading date, and number of bookmark into a
Little Printer prints out timely personalized
Reading Souvenir / Hypercover /
Personalized Paper / Cross-Media /
Oksu is a digital data printer that print out images that embedded
with NFC technology. People can easily retrieve data back from the
print by tapping it on their devices.
Print Media / Enhanced Paper
Leah Buechley from MIT Media Lab draws a circuit with
conductive ink on paper.
Smart Tags / Embedded Circuits /
OPPO SmartTag is used to turn on specific preset on your phone
by scanning the tags.
Smart Tags / Embeded Circuits /
With the latest update on Flipboard, users can create their own
magazine through curating from Flipboard content.
Kindle can show sentences with popular highlight.
Content Feeds / Personal Curation Living Annotations / Readers Tracks
A children’s book recorder that can be used by parents when they
are reading a book together with their children. The device can be
attached to any children’s book.
Livescribe is a pen that automatically records and transfers your
drawing and audio to your computer.
Recording Voices / Re-telling Stories Pencasting / Audio Enhanced Sketches
A documentary oral history project that records stories and
memories told about specific geographic locations. All members of
a community are encouraged to participate and contribute.
“Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by
a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an
undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open
call.” Jeff Howe’s definition of ‘Crowdsource’
Seeding Memories / Local Contributions Crowd Power / Networked Edition /
The next time you find yourself with more content than time... just
put it in Pocket.
Mobile app that reads aloud any text: inspired by dyslexic needs
Read It Later / Procrastinated Reading Reading Aloud / Book Listening
Longreads allows reader to search article based on amount of time
it takes to read
A Science Fiction Thriller with a unique twist (Winner, 2012
Publishing Innovation Awards).You can shuffle the seven stories as
you will shuffle songs in your iPod.
Timed Content / Just in Time Shuffling Stories / Universal Player
“We are the new customers: The new readers, the new writers, the
new publishers. The Magazine is indeed cheaper, simpler, smaller,
and more convenientthan most other publishing apps.”
Craig Mod, “Subcompact Publishing”
Subcompact Publishing / Mobile Format
For an hour a day, for five days, readers could watch the story
appear in front of their eyes and chat about it with friends
Pop-up Stories / Time Window
A horror story by Toby Litt, took place over two blogs and Twitter
feeds and allowed readers to become part of a family’s slow
descent into madness.
Micro-publishing / Narrative Chains
Paper.li is a content curation service. It enables people to publish
newspapers based on topics they like and treat their readers to
fresh news, daily.
Goodreads is the world largest site for readers and book
Customized Magazine /
Digital Library / Social Reviews
dotdotdot is a social reading application for ebooks and long-
format webtexts. Readers can follow what others are reading and
comment on their highlights.
YouVersion is an free online Bible where readers can annotate and
share their thought on specific phrase in Bible. They can also form
and join reading group.
Easy Reading / Public Highlights /
Social Annotations / Reading Groups
Readmill allows use to share highlight and recommend book. Lendle is a platform that lets readers lend and borrow Kindle
Social Recommendations / Sharing and
Digital Book-crossing / Lending
5,643 square feet of jokes, monologues, and one-liners The plot takes place in a two dimensions space, the reader can
wander in the fictional space of the novel as his characters wander
in the geographical space of the city, and he is discovering a
Walkable Book / Choreographic
Distributed Text / Wander Reading
Cardiff explores the spatial nature of sound and shapes visual
experience to create complex artworks that put into play narrative
and the mechanisms of the brain.
Places exploration around the world through 360-degree street-
level imagery. Location mapping has went from paper mapping to
Locative Fiction / Enhanced Reality Photo Maps / Story Location
The Google Art Project aims to give more people access to art by
removing barriers like cost and location.
Remote Immersion / Space Exploration
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