Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01/26/korean_app_makes_ebooks_more_novel/

Korean boffins make e-books more like real ones

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By Caleb Cox

Posted in Tablets, 26th January 2012 14:17 GMT

Korean researchers have developed an app which makes reading e-books more like flicking through the pages of the real thing.

The Smart eBook interface prototype from the KAIST Institute of Information Technology Convergence is an iPad app packed with extra gestures for finer page control.

It allows users to turn pages traditionally and to skip multiple pages at once, the better to flick through pages for a previously spotted reference, and to quickly view several pages simultaneously.

Here's a video the Asian boffins have produced to show the app in action: