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EPUB3 e-book production application "Book Creator" Android version

The Android version of the highly evaluated multimedia EPUB 3 e-book production application "Book Creator" appeared on the iPad. The Book Creator application is one of the popular applications on the educational site that introduced the iPad, making it easy for students to easily create from a picture book to a complex multimedia EPUB 3 e-book with a simple UI. More than 4 million books are produced. Drawing tools that allow you to draw graphics directly on the magazine surface with your fingers, such as picture books, photo books, art books, cookbooks, instruction manuals, textbooks, etc., have been installed so that you can create e-books that are more individual and full of design. The Android version also has a function to upload pieces to Google Play Books, and EPUB 3 e-books produced similarly to the iPad version can be delivered to major electronic book stores. Book creator highly evaluated on iPad EP Book 3 "Book Creator", an Android version appeared (hon.jp) Red Jumber Studios (Website) Book Creator comes to Android (Releases / Blog) John Tambunan (5 years old) The title "Little Fish" was produced in the iPad version "Book Creator" and it became a topic (TOP 40) (^ ^) A 5 year old child produced an interactive e-book on the iPad, TOP 40 (Nobuyuki Kokai) What is impeding the reform of the old Japan (Nobuyuki Kokai)

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A 5 year old child made an interactive e-book on the iPad, to TOP 40

According to the e-book news website "eBook Friendly" in the US, the interactive e-book produced by a 5-year-old son of Jane Ross, a British living in Indonesia, is talked about in the iBookstore. According to the article, Jane Ross, my mother, recorded with his digital camera how he plays in his river John Tambunan every day. Originally it was something I used for my family album. It seems that Mr. Ross who had the experience of publishing e-books individually thought that his son also wanted to experience electronic publishing and made it with "Book Creator", an interactive e-book production application for iPad to show off at kindergarten. The finished work is titled "Little Fish". When it is released to the public on iBookstore for free, it becomes topic in the word of mouth, it becomes an article on a certain Mac type news site, and it is reported as net media all over the world · · ·. It is suppressed many professional writers, and it is already popular top 40 in the US version iBookstore. A 5-year-old girl creates an interactive e-book on the iPad, releases it on the iBookstore for free, and gets into the top 40th place (hon.jp) Looking at YouTube videos, John turns into a narration tailored to scenes fishing in the river A smile can spill (^ ^) I think that it is a wonderful infant education that nurtures composition, narration and creativity that you thought. Little Fish (iTunes) How a 5-year-old became a published author on Apple's iBookstore (Ebook Friendly)

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Movie

Late Jobs' indie movie "jOBS" to be released in April

Part of the late Steve Jobs' biography movie starring actor Ashton Kutcher is released. The movie included in this about 1 minute movie is a scene where Mr. Jobs played by Kutcher and Mr. Steve Wozniak played by Josh Gad talk at HP parking lot. This movie will be released to theaters on April 19th in the U.S. time. This indie film is screened for the first time at the Sundance Film Festival to be held in Park City, Utah on January 25, and it seems that he describes the life of Jobs from 1971 to 2000. Life Jobs Biography Movie "jOBS", Partly Revealed - Theatrical Release on April 19th (CNET Japan) Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said the late Jobs' indie biography movie "jOBS "Person depiction does not conform to the fact," he said "It is completely wrong." "The idea of ​​a computer that affects society is not born from Jobs," he says, "His idea is to make a personal computer board for $ 20 and add $ 40 to acquaintances that make computers, It was to sell at. " Also, as far as a part of the released work is concerned, Mr. Jobs pointed out that his depiction is different from the actual, "Both of them were children, our relationship was also quite different from movies" It is. Apple co-founder Jobs biography movie is a "complete mistake" (Reuters) US Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that Walter Isaacson's movie "Steve Jobs" I have acquired the right. Aaron Sorkin (Aaron Sorkin) who wrote the script of "Social Network" and "The White House" is responsible for the script and it is clear that "the movie consists of three scenes that progress in real time". It is that the scene behind the scenes will be drawn in about 30 minutes in one scene, just before the announcement of products produced by Jobs, the first Macintosh, NeXT computer, and iPod. Sony version Steve Jobs biography movie reveals "three part composition" by screenwriter (2012/11/19 movie.com) Mr. Jobs' biography "Steve Jobs" and movie (Nobuyuki Kokai)

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Innovation

Mary Meeker's 2012 Internet Trend Report

Mary Meeker, securities analyst at Wall Street from 1986 to 2010. It is a leading expert in the Internet field including mobile system. In 1981 he received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Dever University and a master's degree in economics in finance from Cornell University in 1986 (MBA). Mary Miker, who became an analyst at Kleiner Perkins (KPCB) on December 3rd, 2011, is presenting annual reports on Internet trends at Stanford University. Explaining that there are possibilities for further growth, assuming that there are only 1 billion smartphone users among mobile phone users currently said to be about 5 billion people in the world. (The slide materials are below.) I think that it will be meaningful to review the past business trends and consider future growth and innovation trends at the end of 2012. In the global market in 2013, mobile devices (smartphones + tablets) are expected to overtake PC (desktop + notebook) on the basis of installed quantity. Business such as advertisement, shopping, contents and marketing also changes, and you can see that the United States is transforming from a mobile mobile country to a mobile advanced country. According to Mr. Huang, there is already a tendency to digitize and manage on the cloud instead of physically possessing all information such as document files and music data. And from the automobile to the housing, it shows the prospect that the economy sharing various things will prosper in the future. Interesting (^^) 2012 KPCB Internet Trends Year-End Update from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Wintel Time to end, acceleration to the mobile era accelerated (media pub) "Take not to own style" Trend of Mary · Maker Report (Wired.jp) Cookpad 2Q Record highest sales, rapid access from smartphone (MarkeZine)

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Media

Company division into Fox Group and News Corporation (Murdoch)

Keith Rupert Murdoch (March 1931 -) is an Australian American businessman. It is known as the world media king because it owns Media Conglomerate's News Corporation. On December 3, News Corporation announced the management structure after split. New company publishing mainly newspaper and book business will inherit News Corp's company name, Robert Thomson editor-in-chief of Wall Street Journal (WSJ) will take over as CEO of the company. The name of the new company in the entertainment department handling TV / movie business will be Fox Group. Rupert Murdoch Chairman and CEO is appointed Chairman and CEO of Fox Group and Chairman of News Corporation and the substantial management system remains unchanged. Along with the corporate division, we inform the digital newspaper "The Daily" for iPad which appeared in February 2011 was also decided to be abolished. Although Mr. Murdoch said, "It was a brave experiment in digital publishing," he commented, "I could not gather readers right away and I could not demonstrate that it is a long-term sustainable business model." I will. News Corporation Announces Details Regarding Proposed Separation of Businesses (Press Releases / Read more

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Innovation

A new digital ecosystem urges growth

Ernst & Young (abbreviated EY) has published a report that CEOs of worldwide media and entertainment companies regard digital media as a major driving force for future growth. This report summarizes the investigations made by 34 CEOs of media and entertainment global companies whose annual turnover is more than US $ 300 billion (about 24 trillion yen). It covers a wide range of media and entertainment sub-sectors ranging from entertainment movies, television, music, electronic games, entertainment services, cable and cable television, cable and satellite operators, the Internet and interactive media, advertising, publishing, I will. <Abstract> · Various technologies that enable double digit growth will create a new digital ecosystem. · Mobile devices become the greatest driving force to increase content consumption. CEO's biggest challenge is to be able to convince customers to pay fair prices for tablets, digital contents, and more. In addition, 84% of CEO believes that social networking's role for our company will be connected with customers, and viewers and brand building are considered secondary roles. For more details Ernst & Young, Opportunities and Optimism: CEOs of worldwide enterprises in the media and entertainment view digital media as a major driving force for future growth (9/14 Business Wire) New digital eco Google Glasses (Project Glass) that seems to be interesting as a system appears in the fashion show at New York Fashion Week. Model fashion viewpoint taken by Google glasses Fashion · show picture of the line of sight (How to play NY) On September 10, Katie Couric (Katie Couric) started a new "digital ecosystem" that combines television and the net I did. Katie Couric (Search for Goggle News) Internet strategy (Katie · Coolic) of US popular casters "Nobuyuki Kokai"

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Media

Release of the Google Tablet Nexus 7 and project Glass footage

In the developer conference opened in San Francisco on July 27, Google announced its own tablet terminal Nexus 7 (Nexus 7). The price is suppressed to 199 dollars (about 16,000 yen). Taiwanese ASUS (ASUS) handles the manufacture, selling it on Google's sales site "Google Play" from the same day and shipping in mid-July. The screen size is 7 inches and is the same size as Amazon's tablet terminal Kindle Fire (Kindle Fire). We set the same price as 199 dollars, and we have launched a content browsing function of magazines, books, movies etc in the foreground. Nexus 7 (2013) (Nexus 7 Japan Version) Detailed Technical Specifications (Nexus 7) Meanwhile, Microsoft also announced the company's first unique tablet device surface (surface) on the 18th. The price is about the same as the latest model of the iPad (499 dollars ~), and the high performance model seems to be even higher price. Regarding e-book terminals, there are also domestic sales of Amazon Kindle, domestic release announcement of Rakuten Kobo terminal, and the market is likely to expand at a stretch. Rakuten, Acquired Canadian e-book company Kobo, Accelerated Global Expansion (Nobuyuki Kokai) E-book related (Google News) Google I / O showed virtual reality eyeglasses under development and boosted the audience. The glasses are planned to be released for $ 1,500 (about 120,000 yen) in the beginning of next year, so it seems that only US resident who attended the same meeting can purchase at the moment. Project Glass (Google+)

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Media

Awesome iPad Laptop (keyboard) project

Apple iPad peripheral equipment and accessories market has a wide range of backgrounds and has countlessly appeared, but iPad projects with great design and functionality like genuine options are popular. Kickstater's "Brydge + iPad: Do more." Project is over 300% against the target amount of 90,000 dollars. There are still 36 days (^ ^) This project, design sense is good. The video and the design of the site are also grasping the hearts of products lovers (^ ^) thebrydge.com (Website) A lot of media have taken up the media, but a well-sensed media "press kit" is also available. Press Kit and Media Downloads available here!

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Media

Taiwan Hon Hai Precision Industry / Foxconn

Hon Hai Precision Industries (Kokaisei Seikatsu Koji) is the world's largest Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) company headquartered in Taiwan. Generally known brand name is Foxconn (Foxcon) of the line. Foxcon has production bases in 14 countries worldwide including Asia, Europe and South America, and accounts for 40% of worldwide market share in electronic equipment. It is a mega company that boasts approximately 1 million people worldwide and approximately 10 trillion yen in consolidated sales. The photo is Mr. Zilma · Russev who became the first female president in Brazilian history and Mr. Kokomamei president of Hon Hai Precision Industry. Foxcon has been criticized for poor wages and working conditions for the Chinese factory that produces "iPhone and iPad" which is outsourced from Apple Inc., and is also working to expand the factory in Brazil while improving the environment. Foxconn Technology Group (Website) Fujikon Technical College (Foxconn China) How the iPad is made: Movie of subcontract factory (wired.jp) This video is a video of a subcontractor factory video (wired.jp) This factory is a factory of Foxcon (Fuji Yasunari Metropolitan Gym District Yoshinobu) located in Sichuan Province of China Introduction. Interesting video introducing state-of-the-art robot technology. On March 27, Sharp, who suffered from management difficulties announced that it became the largest shareholder of the company, with a capital and business alliance with Hon Hai Precision Industry in Taiwan. Japanese consumer electronics manufacturers have continued to develop products with respect to the successful experiences of the high growth era forever and also neglected global marketing and destructive innovation. Journalist Akihiko Koizumi practically writes an interesting article on the acquisition of Sharp by Hon Hai Precision Industry Group in Taiwan. How do you think about Sharp acquisition by Hon Hai Precision? (Akihiko Koizumi / Newsweek) Step into the unknown territory Japan (Nobuyuki Kokai)

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Sports specialty magazine Sports · Illustrated special swimsuit issue

Sports Illustrated (Sports Illustrated) is the most common sports magazine in America issued by Time Warner. In Japan, it is also called "spoiler", "SI", "SI magazine", and so on. It is a special issue of Swimsuit Issue which is a remarkable feature at this time. It is a special project with a history of half a century, born in 1964 from the idea of ​​what kind of content will be the content in this period of winter when popular sports events are decreasing. It is said that "The swimsuit special issue greatly increases circulation circulation", it seems to be a popular feature of the magazine. Liberty ♪ is introducing it as "a magazine that can sell as much as a huge huge signboard emerges in Times Square." Sports · Illustrated 's swimsuit special issue which is attracting a lot of attention this year (How to play NY) Liberty ♪ says "Unlike Japan, sexy magazines have seamless covers so that children's eyes do not reach There are many bookstores that are not handled in the first place, but this special issue of swimwear is OK or why it is rather a big welcome atmosphere because it is healthy beauty? Kate Upton (Kate Upton) born in the year. Kate Upton (Website) Kate Upton (Twitter) Kate Upton (Facebook) On the official site of SI magazine, 50 photos and 5 videos are posted as Kate's swimsuit special. Sports Illustrated Magazine is also sold in electronic magazines (iPad) and smartphone applications. Sports Illustrated for Kids (official website for children) Sports Illustrated Swimsuit (Facebook) Sports Illustrated Swimsuit (Facebook)

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Awesome The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

"Maurice Lethmore and Mr. Morris Lessmore", who has already won numerous film festivals, has been nominated for the 84th Annual Academy Awards Animation Division of 2011 for the Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore . This short animation is a fantasy work created from "Hurricane Katrina", "Wizard of Oz", "Buster Keaton" and the affection for books. Maurice, who loves books and reading, goes to a magical place caught in a hurricane. Meeting and conversation with a book filled with various life and stories, and finally Morris' own story becomes a book and it will be handed over to the next person. It is a wonderful animation of soft image expression, such as shooting a miniature (^ ^) It was Moonbot Studios in Louisiana State (Shreveport). Mr. William Joyce, the original Pixer's animator, is the company that produces computer animation and projects with command. Although future projects and illustrations of Moonbot Studios are posted, it seems to express various imaginations with picture books, iPhone / iPad applications, e-books, games, CG animation and so on. Moonbot Studios (Facebook) The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore | A picture book with too high quality! Please turn over the page. I'm impressed! (Iphone Ms.)

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Interesting project "Transparent Keyboard and Mouse"

It is an interesting KickStarter project (^ ^) The product is a transparent "transparent keyboard" and "transparent mouse" made of glass of near future design. It seems that trouble such as dust, dirt, spilling coffee and meals, and troubles about operation are many just as input equipment that people touch on a daily basis (^ ^) Moreover, operations such as iPad, tablet PC, smartphone etc. It seems to match with the design (^ ^) When the finger touches the glass, the refractive index changes and the infrared ray can not be totally reflected, the camera detects the part where this total reflection is disturbed, and the key in software . The multi-touch technology uses FTIR (Fully Total Internal Reflection), a technique for detecting interference of total reflection. It is the decision to make a transparent glass multi-touch keyboard & mouse (GIGAZINE) It is Giddings Product Development (giddingspd.com) which was founded in 2005 to produce. KickStarter has been drawing attention as a new product marketing (^ ^) Recently, interesting iPhone and iPad peripheral goods, design products and venture projects are born one after another from KickStarter. This project can also be purchased from Japan with $ 350 + shipping fee of 20 dollars (AMAZON $ credit card payment) at the same time. Multi-Touch Keyboard and Mouse (KickStarter) Giddings Product Development (Website) Jason Giddings (Facebook) Chief Executive Officer ** Monster Craft Photo, It's OK (^^)

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