Digital? Print? Book lovers don’t really care; we just want more books. A digital-print combo, however, is certain to capture our attention. Portugal-based engageLab unites the two modes of reading with Bridging Book, and app that allows the reader to turn the pages of a printed book while, through the magic of magnets, the app follows along, extending the book into the iPad’s screen.
When used with Bridging Book, the ipad acts as a book-extender, bringing interactive elements, sound, and animation to the story told on the printed page. File this great idea under “must purchase” and “ridiculously cool.”