George Lossius, c.e.o. of Publishing Technology, said publishers must be "much more fleet of foot in a world of mobiles and laptops"…On the “new” side, Fionnuala Duggan of Random House Digital, introduced “The Nigella Quick Collection App.” This “app, produced inhouse, has a voice control function to navigate recipes, making it a hands' free cookbook, and integrates social media.”
David Miller of Rogers, Coleridge & White … said it was time to stop focusing on digital royalties and instead look at platforms and business models.
There were several other announcements in the article.
The voice control app, to me, was intriguing. When I’m cooking and trying to follow a recipe, I tend to make a mess, so a voice control function would be great. I’m also thinking that cookbooks would be ideal for the iPad, with its color function.
Anybody downloaded a cookbook on your iPad? What about a voice control to navigate recipes? Would that appeal to you?