“The future of textbooks is not about replicating the printed page on a screen. It’s about creating a first-class, interactive experience that engages the student” said Matt MacInnis, CEO of Inkling.
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) March 15, 2012
Inkling®, creators of the standard for interactive content experiences on iPad, and iChemLabs LLC., the developer of the popular ChemDoodle chemical drawing program, announce the integration of the HTML5 ChemDoodle Web Components into Inkling’s interactive textbooks. ChemDoodle Web Components introduces users to a next generation experience with high quality graphics and interaction for chemical information in 2D and 3D.
Kevin Theisen, President of iChemLabs, adds “As electronic media becomes more and more vital to education, there is a growing need for scientific graphics and interaction on a wider range of devices. Our ChemDoodle Web Components library uses HTML5 standards to provide quality graphics and informatics on all platforms, including web browsers, iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Inkling is dedicated to providing a top quality experience in education, and we are proud to partner with them.”
“The future of textbooks is not about replicating the printed page on a screen. It’s about creating a first-class, interactive experience that engages the student” said Matt MacInnis, CEO of Inkling. “We think ChemDoodle will help us build simply the best chemistry books on the market today.”
An API, tutorial and demos can be found at http://web.chemdoodle.com.
About Inkling Systems Inc.:
Inkling is reinventing publishing in the era of iPad, and we've started by redefining the book. Starting with the world’s best textbooks from leading publishers, Inkling rebuilds each from the ground up into enhanced, engaging and interactive experiences. But it's about more than just books. Look between the lines, and you’ll see a revolution in publishing: a new platform for creating, distributing and consuming media-rich, interactive content. Based in San Francisco, Inkling is backed by Sequoia Capital, and partners with the world's leading educational publishers. For more information, visit http://www.inkling.com.
About iChemLabs, LLC.:
iChemLabs, LLC. is a scientific software company excelling in cheminformatics algorithms, visualization and graphics, and groundbreaking technologies such as HTML5/Canvas/WebGL. iChemLabs provides expertise in desktop, mobile and web based technologies for both consulting and custom development. http://www.ichemlabs.com