20110710-124816.jpgAnyone familiar with the latest crop of EInk readers knows that there’s no good way to display animation or video in a satisfactory way. BBC developer Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell’s “iPlayer for Kindle” (named after the BBC’s streaming video player) doesn’t solve that problem, but it humorously sidesteps it by converting video into a series of captioned screenshots–creating a sort of instant storyboard using the video’s own closed captioning data. The resulting file can be loaded onto an ereader and read like a comic.

Via GigaOm


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