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Skyreader Announces an Open Beta Program of The Industry’s First Cross-Platform Authoring Tool for Interactive Children’s Books
Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 15, 2012
Skyreader™ Media, a leading developer and publisher of interactive children’s book apps for the Apple® iPad® and other mobile devices, announces the open beta launch of Skyreader Studio™. Skyreader’s new proprietary self-publishing platform is the industry’s first authoring tool focused on creating fully immersive interactive eBooks and supports all major eBook devices and formats. Currently in open beta, Skyreader Studio is expected to fully launch in Q1 2013.
Skyreader’s new platform is the first to offer a complete set of the self-publishing tools needed to create fully interactive and engaging content normally only achievable through expensive custom programming.
“Having worked with authors and publishers to create immersive interactive children’s book apps, we know what it takes to stand out from the crowd,” said Skyreader Media CEO, Kevin Gillis. “However, until now, authors and publishers have had to choose between settling for less-than-exciting experiences or spending tens of thousands of dollars in custom development to create truly great ones. With Skyreader Studio, creating the next-generation of storytelling will be simplified. Our authoring platform provides access to all major publishing formats and distribution channels.”
Current authoring tools for eBooks produce simple reading experiences that feature static text, simple graphics, and limited multimedia and interactive functionality. With the new Skyreader Studio platform, authors and publishers can go far beyond the traditional capabilities to easily create richer, more interactive, child-friendly experiences.
Skyreader Studio is a fully web browser-based authoring platform, featuring an instantaneous preview within the browser or on an iPad®. Output formats include native support for iOS and Android via the Skyreader Bookshelf as well as ePub2, ePub3, HTML5, to support all major eBook devices and applications.
Authors, publishers, and self-publishers can find out more at http://www.SkyreaderMedia.com
Media Contact: Sabrina Propper; spropper.rpipr(at)gmail(dot)com; 818.515.5798
About Skyreader™ Media
Skyreader™ Media is the developer of Skyreader Studio™, a web-based platform for the creation, development, production and distribution of fully interactive e-books. Skyreader is a developer and publisher of mobile eBook apps for the Apple® iPad® and other tablet devices. Skyreader’s™ exclusive content and proprietary technology positions it as a market leader in immersive and interactive eBooks for children of all ages. With access to over 5000 book titles and exclusive licenses for 1500 titles, Skyreader™ is enabling next-generation storytelling in new and engaging way.
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