Transforming the textbook industry

Inkling LogoIn the middle of the fifteenth century, Johannes Gutenberg invented the modern printing press and kicked off the Printing Revolution. Fast forward to the early twenty-first century, another printing revolution is picking up speed: digital book publishing.

On February 14, 2012, Inkling introduced “Habitat”, dubbed the world’s first scalable publishing environment for building interactive content. Habitat is similar to Apple’s iBooks Author, but at least for now it is only for the professional publishing houses out there. That means that your next self-published textbook will be still based on iBooks Author; however, it will be exiting to see what features from the pro-world of publishing will make it into the self-publishing sector over time. [Read more…]