Education software company Kno has introduced a new interactive publishing platform that publishers and authors can use to turn PDF files into interactive eBooks. The idea is for authors and publishers to be able to engage students throughout the learning process and evolve the content as students are working and responding to it.
Appropriately, the new suite of tools is called Evolve. Evolve is made up of a couple of different tools that textbook publishers can use to format books into eBooks and then add interactive elements to these digital titles including the Kno Book Enhancer, Kno Assessment and the Kno Ingest tool.
The Kno Ingest tool lets a publisher make a PDF interactive. The Kno Book Enhancer tool then lets a publisher enhance an existing eBook by adding new interactive elements such as videos, audio, websites, 3D objects, and calculators. So for example, a history book can be added to, as time passes and current events evolve a story. Read more