TITLE

In 2005, TouchSmart Plans To Pilot Interactive Early Reading Text

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;7/12/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Cincinnati, Ohio-based Touchsmart Publishing plans to pilot the use of an interactive early childhood reading book in four states in 2005. Utilization of a touch sensitive technology that employs a wireless transmitter embedded in books to directly connect paper to digital content; Consideration for textbooks' weight and cost; Reaction of the publishing industry to the proposed early reading text.
ACCESSION #
13798295

 

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