Arena for books

Arena for books

Germany
Digital publishing

Digitalization and globalization of markets have been driving rapid transformation processes in the book industry for years now. Under the motto “Making digital content visible”, the Future Forum of German Association of Booksellers and Publishers launched a crowdsourcing competition, Arena for … Continue reading

Enrico Turrin

Media and Content Convergence Info Day

By Enrico Turrin

On 16 March, FEP attended an information day for potential applicants to the call for proposals ICT-19-2017 “Media and content convergence” to support the media industries under the Horizon 2020 programme in the challenge “to make the best use of … Continue reading

Jacobo Feijóo

The potentialities of interactive fiction in children and educational publishing

By Jacobo Feijóo

With the arrival of digital technologies (mainly with video games), users began to engage in stories of which they once were mere spectators, now becoming protagonists of them directly or through a customized avatar. To keep the pace with digital change, … Continue reading

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Quibee

Italy
Digital publishing

Quibee is a startup born June 2015 in Turin, Italy which developed a SaaS proximity marketing platform to boost interactions between brands and their customers, geolocally through ibeacon technology. Quibee|Enjoy Reading, gathers publishers (RCS Media Group for newspapers/magazines, Rizzoli for books … Continue reading

Bill Kasdorf

The EDUPUB Summit: A Progress Report

By Bill Kasdorf

The recent EDUPUB Summit—hosted by the IMS Global Learning Consortium in partnership with the IDPF at the IMS’s quarterly meeting in Baltimore on February 25—was an occasion to note continued significant progress in the EDUPUB initiative. A Look Back and a Fresh Look Forward Paul … Continue reading