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Press Releases
  • (6/3/2013) Interactive Newsprint presents at SxSW 2013
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    Interactive Newsprint and international news website Worldcrunch are set to present at the SxSW festival in Austin, Texas. At a session entitled ‘Pitchforks and Printed Electronics’, a panel featuring journalists, designers and start-up representatives will discuss opportunities around the technology and Interactive Newsprint platform.

     

    (9/8/2012) Fieldguide at London Design Festival 2012
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    Fieldguide is an occasional collective and sometimes journal for people interested in design, technology and society and the intersections where they overlap.

    (22/2/2012) Interactive Newsprint arrives at South-by-Southwest in the USA
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    Mercury award nominee King Creosote joining academics and technologists to discuss how radical print-based technology could revolutionise the music industry

External Coverage
  • (18/2/2014) Is interactive print the future of newspapers? (themedwire.co.uk)
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    It is a fact, although a slightly disputed fact, that the print industry as we know it is dying before our very eyes. But the death of the current industry does not mean that print as a whole cannot change to meet the expectations and competitions of the future.

     

    (15/3/2013) SxSW: Could the future of print be interactive?
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    “If by 2017 we could connect any piece of print to the internet at a low cost, with recycled material, what would that mean for journalism?” asked Tom Metcalfe, lead designer on Interactive Newsprint, during a panel at SXSW entitled Pitchforks and Printed Electronics.

    (1/10/2012) Harry Potter’s magic paper comes true (translation – style.sina.com.cn)
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    (1/10/2012) British research project develops interactive paper (pulpapernews.com)
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    A British research project called Interactive newsprint believes it has the answer to what the future holds for the newspaper.

  • (25/9/2012) Newsprint joins the internet of things (PaidContent.org)
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    Print and digital media are so disconnected, they often appear a lifetime apart. But new technology promises to bridge the divide and save newspapers by bringing interactive buttons, Facebook likes and audio playback to newsprint.

    (17/9/2012) Can an interactive paper revolutionise the print industry? (Independent.co.uk)
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    So what does the future hold for the humble newspaper? A research project called Interactive newsprint believes it has the answer.

    (13/9/2012) Prototype of ‘smart’ newspaper that plays audio released (journalism.co.uk)
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    Newsprint Interactive project releases print edition of the Lancashire Evening Post with a button to play audio

    (8/6/2012) How about a newspaper that lets the readers broadcast back? (BBC College of Journalism)
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    Imagine a newspaper that talks back to you. A newspaper, on actual paper, that allows you to ‘broadcast’ content back to the publisher. A newspaper unlike any newspaper that has ever existed.

  • (22/5/2012) Design Fiction: Interactive Newsprint (Wired.co.uk)
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    That seems like quite an elaborate and densely thought-through project, given that there aren’t any big, thin, floppy, interactive screens that have the physical qualities of newsprint.

    (21/5/2012) Researchers developing “smart” newspaper… (journalism.co.uk)
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    University of Central Lancashire-led project aims to create ‘the world’s first internet-enabled newspaper’

    (13/3/2012) The non-fictional Daily Prophet (peppermint post)
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    The School of Journalism, Media and Communication at UCLan has come up with a fresh idea for community news, based on a digital interactive paper, inspired by the Daily Prophet newspaper featured in Harry Potter.

    (12/3/2012) Playing pop music via paper posters with conductive ink (BBC.co.uk)
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    Paper posters that play music via printed circuits made with conductive ink have been unveiled.

  • (2/3/2012) UCLan digital newspaper to revolutionise industry (how-do.co.uk)
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    Taking inspiration from Harry Potter, a team of academics and electronics professionals is working on a real-life Daily Prophet – aiming to produce a truly internet-enabled newspaper.

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