Major Textbook Publishers Sign with ScrollMotion to get on iPad
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that publishers, McGraw-Hill Cos, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt K-12, Pearson Education, and Kaplan Inc., have signed with ScrollMotion to adapt their textbooks for Apple's new iPad tablet.
ScrollMotion is signed to provide video playback, text highlighting, lecture recording, note taking, text search, and interactive quizzing.
If the original iPod was 10,000 songs in your pocket, is the iPad poised to but 10,000+ book in your lap, and is that ultimately the "killer app"?
[Wall Street Journal via Macrumors]
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