29 Sep '12, 3pm

Top Stories this month from the element14 community: 'Paper E-book design interacts with digital media'

E-books have come a long way since their inception (exactly when is an argument for a later date) and we typically think of them as being a hand-held electronic device, but Waldek Wegrzyn has taken it to a whole new level. The graduate student, from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland, designed a new e-book that is actually a paper book, but can still access media from the internet. Known as the Elektrobiblioteka/Electrolibrary, Waldek designed the e-book that allows the user to physically read the book but when connected to the net, via USB port, additional information pops-up (on the relevant page being viewed) on the books related website. Additional information, movies/animations and quotations correspond with the page being viewed and change when the user turns the next page.

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