Adobe announced a handful of new features for producing, publishing, and promoting tablet publications created with its Digital Publishing Suite on Tuesday, including the ability to publish to the iPhone, tightly controlled sharing options, and a little something that could …
An Answer To Apple: Inkling Creates First Industrial-Grade Publishing Platform For Interactive eBooks
Inkling Co-founder and CEO Matthew MacInnis tells us that, two years ago, the team set out to build a publishing platform that would redefine digital media, starting with the reinvention of the textbook. But in doing so, they discovered that to reinvent books, they’ve had to go back to ground zero and re-imagine the entire printing process itself. Desktop publishing has been around for decades, but to do it right, MacInnis said, this required them to reset the type, so to speak.
This long process culminated in the “software environment” the startup officially unveiled today, called Inkling Habitat. This new platform targets the other end of the spectrum from iBooks: — professional publishers — giving them an industrial, or enterprise, platform that includes everything they need to create and publish interactive content for both the iPad and the Web. “No desktop software, and no constraints of the printed page.”
For a writer, nothing beats the romance of seeing your work in high-quality print. No screen can compete with the silky feel of the paper, an excess of glossy photographs and that special smell of a new page.
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