Inkling Habitat's media-rich e-book platform is now free for all

By Dan Eldridge
February 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

The news, released today, that the San Francisco-based Inkling has decided to give away for free its “collaborative digital publishing environment” known as Inkling Habitat was probably the e-publishing community’s most eyebrow-raising story of the week thus far. As Laura Hazard [...]

Three online tools to produce ebooks in-house – Part 1

By Paul Biba
June 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

That’s the title of an article in Martin Taylor’s ereport: One of the challenges ebook publishers face is poor ebook production tools. The tools that are out there are usually aimed at techies. When Apple introduced iBooks Author  earlier this year — an authoring environment that [...]

Inkling expands beyond iOS with HTML5 web-based e-textbook reading app

By libertyc
May 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

We previously reported that Inkling was launching a free e-book publishing platform in competition to Apple’s more restricted iBook Author, and that it was partnering with Follett in an e-textbook program. Up to this point, the utility of Inkling has been a bit limited in that access to its [...]

Follett and Inkling partner to give more digital textbook access

By Paul Biba
May 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the press release: This fall, students at colleges and universities with bookstores managed by Follett Higher Education Group will have another digital textbook option. Follett and Inkling Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership to offer Inkling’s enhanced, interactive digital [...]

Inkling launches free ebook publishing platform

By Paul Biba
February 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Direct competition to Apple’s new program – without the restrictions.  From Paid Content: Startup iPad publisher Inkling is launching a free, cloud-based, interactive e-book publishing platform, Inkling Habitat. That may sounds a bit like iBooks Author, but a preview of the program [...]

Inkling ventures into cookbooks

By libertyc
October 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

From Goodereader: On Friday the company is set to release The Professional Chef, the official textbook of the Culinary Institute of America. You might have heard about the institute via many late night ads addressing you to get a higher education. Anna normally lays it down at the end trying to get [...]

Digital textbook company Inkling announces more investors

By Chris Walters
August 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Inkling, which develops digital textbooks for the iPad, has been around for a couple of years now, but this year its been steadily building up steam (or at least cash) as it prepares to dramatically expand its offerings this fall. Earlier this year it secured funding from Pearson and McGraw-Hill, [...]

Inkling etextbook publisher gets major investment

By libertyc
March 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Inkling is a publisher of etextbooks that makes interactive textbooks for the iPad.  According to the NY Times both McGraw-Hill and Pearson are making investments in the company.  Total amounts were not disclosed. Pearson will make two dozen of its textbooks available and McGraw-Hill will add its [...]

Review of Inkling for the iPad: “etextbook reading done right”

By libertyc
September 10, 2010 // 2 Comments

Adaptive Path has looked and Inkling and they like what they see a lot. Here’s a snippet. Much more at the website. An exciting new iPad app called Inkling has recently come to the App Store. Inkling is a beautiful textbook reader with a built-in bookstore. It’s simple to search, annotate [...]

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