Publishing quickly ebooks that are accessible for ALL people

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How creating industrially accessible eBooks readable instantly on iPAD, Android Tablets, Smartphones, Win8 tablets ? Document presented in Copenhagen on June 13, 2013

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Publishing quickly ebooks that are accessible for ALL people

  1. 1. FUTUREPUBLISHINGANDACCESSIBILITY
  2. 2. PRESENTATION MADEAT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCEFUTURE PUBLISHING ANDACCESSIBILITYCOPENHAGEN – JUNE 13, 2013
  3. 3. 3 WORDS…FUTUREPUBLISHINGANDACCESSIBILITYSo let us have a look at eachof these 3 words…
  4. 4. FUTUREPUBLISHINGANDACCESSIBILITYFIRST WORD….
  5. 5. 500 YEARS AGO … THE MIDDLE AGESBooks were onlyHANDWRITTENand it tookONE FULL YEAR forONE MONKto createONE GREAT BOOK !
  6. 6. THEN JOHANNES GUTENBERG’S PRINTING SYSTEMDISRUPTED THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRYThen Gutenberg’sinvention madePUBLISHINGSCALABLE.One man couldproduce HUNDREDof books.
  7. 7. IN 2013… PUBLISHING IS A HEADACHE !Editors still create their booksfor PAPER…Then outsource it to get aniPAD VERSIONAnother outsourcing forANDROID VERSIONSAnother outsourcer forSMARTPHONESAnother one forWINDOWS 8, for the Nook,for Kindle, for Kobo…
  8. 8. IN 2013…. YOU NEED AGAIN 12 MONKSTO GET EBOOKSWELCOMEBACKTO THEMIDDLE AGES !
  9. 9. BUT THE SOLUTION EXISTS….Gutenberg Technology bringspublishers the tools to make digitalpublishing simple, scalable and multi-device.
  10. 10. GUTENBERG TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS TOWRITEONCEAND PUBLISHON ALLDEVICES
  11. 11. FUTUREPUBLISHINGANDACCESSIBILITYSECOND WORD….
  12. 12. BUT WHAT IS A BOOK ?(from Wikipedia)A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blanksheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or othermaterials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side.A set of text-filled or illustrated pages produced in electronicformat is known as an electronic book, or e-book.The FIRST BOOKS … were on TABLETS and PAPYRUSPERHAPS WE FORGOT IT BUTPUBLISHING ON A TABLET AND ONPAPER IS OLD…. And NEW AGAIN
  13. 13. Authors(Online/Offline)Chief editorImages / MapdesignersEditorProofreadersA BOOK = COMPLEXITY in Content andnumber of actorsTextsImagesMapsInfographyMusicVidéoInternal linksExternal linksExercicesAdd.ServicesN DesktoppublisherIT guys
  14. 14. HTML5IMPORT2000authors100,000 paper booksprinted in 2012AUTHORINGTOOLFor existingbooks…20,000 e-booksexpected in 2013
  15. 15. Synchronisation CommunicationEDITORA FULL SUITE OF TOOLS FOR EDITORSAll functions likeNOTE TAKINGHIGHLIGHTSBOOKMARKINGLikes… don’t L..WritingAddingCorrectingUploadingProofreading….
  16. 16. Synchronisation CommunicationIMPORTTEACHERFULL BOOK SUITE – STUDENT to TEACHER to STUDENTNOTE TAKINGHIGHLIGHTSBOOKMARKINGEXERCICESHOMEWORK…
  17. 17. FUTUREPUBLISHINGANDACCESSIBILITYTHIRD WORD….
  18. 18. FIRST LAW OF ACCESIBILITYALL OUR BOOKS ARE IN HTML5…SO BYRESPECTING WCAGGUIDELINESWE CREATEACCESSIBILITY
  19. 19. FIRST LAW OF ACCESIBILITYSONATIVELY ACCESSIBLEfor NON-BLINDfor DYSLEXICfor BLIND PEOPLE… just for ALL
  20. 20. SECOND LAW OF ACCESIBILITYThey ALL have to be…Easy to USEEasy to READAnd INTERACTIVEjust SMASHING GREAT
  21. 21. DEMONSTRATION …21
  22. 22. SAME BOOKJUST WITH THE BASICTEXT TO SPEACHTOOLS DELIVEREDINSIDE EACH TABLET
  23. 23. THE GUTENBERGTECHNOLOGYBOOKFACTORYWE HAVE AN INDUSTRIAL APPROACH…NATIVELY STRONG BOOKSGREAT READING EXPERIENCESBASED ON HTML5Actual CAPACITY : 50BOOKS A MONTHDoubling capacity every 6 months !
  24. 24. and always MULTI-DEVICE !
  25. 25. Books are there to beCREATEDONCEand beREADEVERYWHERE
  26. 26. THANK YOUerik@gutenberg-technology.com

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