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iPad and Kindle Reading Speeds

<b>Summary:</b> A study of people reading long-form text on tablets finds higher reading speeds than in the past, but they're still slower than reading …

Kindle

Gutenberg Technology and VitalSource Announce Technology Collaboration

Publishers now have a tool to create and distribute interactive content, thanks to a new collaboration between Gutenberg Technology Inc., a …

Education Technology

Global Adoption of Digital Publishing, EPUB 3, and the Open Web Platform

No notes for slide<p>This talk is supposed to be about international adoption of EPUB 3. I promise, I’ll get there. But first I want to talk about “digital publishing”. And then I’m going to talk about HTML5.<p>“ Publishing” means “delivering premium content” so this is not a very useful definition<p>All …

Samsung Galaxy

What is the difference between EPUB 3 and EPUB 2?

I believe you are asking difference between ePub 2 & ePub 3, find here below a brief idea on differences.<p><b>Features added on to epub3 version</b><p>Added …

Web Development

Fixed layout media overlay 2D animation

We provide high quality Fixed Layout EPUB3 conversion with Media Overlay and animation for STM books, children books etc, output formats compatible …

Animation

Designing Seamless iBook Backgrounds for Better UX Experiences

Designing and building unique visual experiences is an enjoyable creative process, even if somewhat of an arduous task, given time and platform …

Internet Consortium And Publishing Forum Merger Promises Better E-Books

E-books have brought contention and inspiration to the publishing industry for years. The merger of two major industry governing bodies, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), this month promises to add an extra layer to that tumult.<p>The merger …

Multimedia

Tech 101: Reflowable EPUBs VS Fixed Layout EPUBs

Last summer, Kobo Writing Life launched its professional EPUB conversion service on the Author Services tab of the Dashboard. Since then, we’ve seen …

Web Development

EPUB 3 Community Group

The EPUB 3 Community Group is a forum for ongoing technical development of EPUB 3 and related extension specifications and ancillary deliverables. …

Information Architecture

Convert PDF to EPUB3 with fixed and reflowable layout

There are a range of tools available for converting PDF documents to ePUB3 on the market today, but very few actually preserve the layout and fonts …

Typography

Your Ebooks Are Set to Become More Interactive and Smarter

Ever since ebooks came into play, there's been a great divide between those who prefer physical books and those who prefer digital books. Ebooks are …

Anatomy of an EPUB 3 file

An EPUB 3 archive has a <i>skeleton</i> – the files which are mandatory to structure the content – and some <i>flesh</i> – the ebook content.<p>As explained in the …

Web Development

How To Install Sigil EPUB Ebook Editor On Ubuntu 16.10

How to install Sigil EPUB Ebook Editor on Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 Systems. Sigil is an ebook editor for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Sigil is a free, …

EPUB 2 vs EPUB 3

Readium<p>The Readium projects provide rock-solid, performant building blocks and applications for processing EPUB3 publications. EDRLab is …

Accessibility

eBook Search 3.0 Offers Over 8 Million Free eBooks and All New Design

Portland-based Inkstone Software today announces eBook Search 3.0, an important update to their free eBook search app for iOS & Android devices. …

7 Reasons Why Corporates Should Adopt EPUB3

<b>EPUB3: Why Corporates Should Adopt This Format</b><p>The IBM information development community, particularly, has experienced a smooth transition to the new …

"EPUB" on Revolvy.com

EPUB is an e-book file format with the extension .epub that can be downloaded and read on devices like smartphones, tablets, computers, or e-readers …

eBooks

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How To Create EPUB 3 Read Aloud eBooks

This post describes the steps needed to create EPUB 3 eBooks with Media Overlays, also known as "read aloud" eBooks, with tips and tricks, and a full …

XHTML

iBooks StoryTime Brings Read-Aloud Books to Apple TV

Last month, with virtually no fanfare, Apple released a new app for the Apple TV that brings ebooks to your TV screen. However, don’t expect to read …

Smart TV

OverDrive’s Potash Again Questions W3C, IDPF Merger

The proposed merger of the International Digital Publishing Forum with the W3C, the web standards organization founded by Tim Berners-Lee, remains a …

EPUB 3 Accessibility Guidelines

Accessibility

Why the web should take a look at eBooks

An english translation of a (loose) transcript of my Paris Web talk. Please take into account I am taking a trip down (my random access) memory</b> …

Nuestra documentación ahora en EPUB

En Janium, dentro del marco de nuestra filosofía de empresa, cuando hablamos de <b>innovación</b> no nos estamos refiriendo a la creación de bonitos sitios …

First Editors Draft of EPUB Accessibility 1.0 now available

August 18, 2016The first Editors Draft of EPUB Accessibility 1.0 has been published at http://www.idpf.org/epub/a11y/, making available a conformance …

Accessibility

Kindle in Motion: you should pay attention to the boring parts

So Amazon has released yet another format: Kindle in Motion. It’s not been announced with great fanfare nor officially launched yet but I guess they …

eBookDys.css

The aim of this repo is to provide a simple eBook stylesheet which follows the best practices regarding styles for dyslexia. Please note I am by no …

Typography