Posts tagged Kindlegraph
Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books to offer physical e-book vouchers
February 27, 2013 | 3:27 pm
We've reported a number of times over the years about small start-ups that are attempting to solve the quandary of the author autograph in the digital age. A reader attending an in-person author appearance and hoping to walk away with a signed book, for instance, is clearly out of luck if she happens to only own the electronic version of the writer's book. And so companies like Autography and Kindlegraph have devised some pretty unique solutions. But autograph collecting is an obscure hobby. Aside from the novelty aspect, it's not likely to interest many of us. A company known as Impact Mobile, however, recently teamed up...
Author Signings are Going Digital
June 27, 2012 | 9:06 am
From NorthJersey.com/The Record: While a signature on a screen might never be the same as pen on paper for some, to others, book signings are about the experience and the memento. If that memory is stored in a digital file instead of a shelf, well, that only adds portability to the fun and bragging rights. While digital signings (or signings of e-readers along with print books) are not the norm in North Jersey yet, expect to see some sooner than later. At the Book Expo America (BEA) convention this week in Manhattan, at least 15 signings will be digital. Many of those will...
Kindlegraph lets authors send digital signatures to fans
July 25, 2011 | 7:30 am
A new remote autograph service called Kindlegraph has been popping up around the blogosphere the past several days, and it demonstrates a way to approximate the classic book signing experience. A reader signs in and requests a signature, and the author completes the request online using a simple form hosted by digital signature company DocuSign. In theory the signed "page" would be integrated into the actual book, but at this proof of concept stage it produces a one-page document that includes an image of the book's cover, the author's message, and an image of the author's signature. In the screencast, Kindlegraph's developer...