Simon & Schuster’s Atria Books to offer physical e-book vouchers

By Dan Eldridge
February 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

First ebook autographing at Mystery Con

By Paul Biba
September 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

From [e-reads]: Remember Autography, the e-book signing technology we wrote about last spring? (See Autograph E-Books in Your Bathrobe) We’ve been waiting for the first practical demo. It finally happened last week. E-book publisher Open Road hosted an autographing – we think that’s the word [...]

Barnes & Noble to add autograph function to Nook

By Chris Meadows
April 27, 2011 // 4 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I covered Autography, a prototype system for autographing digital books involving an iPad 2. Now Barnes & Noble is about to release an upgrade to the Nook reader that will allow Nook owners to have authors sign their e-books using a stylus. (Presumably via the [...]

Autography will let authors sign e-books with photographs

By Chris Meadows
April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

One of the important differences between e-books and paper books is that it’s a lot easier to autograph paper books. However, that’s in the process of changing. The New York Times has an article about Autography, the autographs-for-e-books system we mentioned in November and again in January. [...]

You can now sign ebooks! What a great idea!

By Paul Biba
November 18, 2010 // 5 Comments

From the Autography website: Autography LLC is a media technology firm in St Petersburg, Florida with a patent-pending method for inserting an autograph or other salutation into an ebook. This personalization can take place at the time of purchase or any time afterwards, including after secondary [...]

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