All Press Releases for November 01, 2008

Photos Come To Life as Video in New Digital Book From MediaTechnics Corporation

MediaTechnics Corporation releases non-fiction World War II title using multimedia digital publishing system

    SAVANNAH, GA, November 01, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Imagine a history book where a photo of President Roosevelt turns into video footage of his declaration of war after Pearl Harbor. Imagine a book about World War II where you click a photo of a battle and listen to a soldier's first-hand account of that battle.

Stop imagining. Such a book has just been released.

The book is Ordinary Heroes: Six Stars in the Window, the compelling true story of six brothers who served together in World War II, published by MediaTechnics Corporation. (ISBN: 978-0-9817823-1-7)

Ordinary Heroes: Six Stars in the Window is available as a hardcover book and in several digital versions based on the latest release of MediaTechnics Corporation's BookOn digital publishing technology. This technology has been enhanced and refined for over a decade and has been used to deliver hundreds of thousands of copies of best-selling college computer textbooks including New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, The Practical PC, Practical Computer Literacy, and Illustrated Computer Concepts.

The digital versions of Ordinary Heroes: Six Stars in the Window feature photos that come to life as video - speeches, wartime footage, and interviews with veterans describing the events in the book. The embedded video clips add a compelling element to the book, creating a rich reading experience that combines the best features of books and video. It's history as you've never seen it before!

The BookOn digital publishing system offers many features in addition to photos that come to life as video. Conceptual drawings come to life as animations and Web links provide instant access to source documents. Textbooks can make use of extensive educational features, including pop-up definitions, learner feedback, practice tests, interactive lab experiences, and automated delivery of student data directly to instructors.

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About MediaTechnics Corporation

MediaTechnics Corporation creates educational content and digital publishing tools utilized in best-selling products such as New Perspectives on Computer Concepts, The Practical PC, Illustrated Computer Concepts, and Practical Computer Literacy. For more information, contact Dan Oja at 800-506-9773 or [email protected].

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