Less is More - Pins!
Pins ! is new way for previewing books see also: https://arenaforbooks.jovoto.com/ideas/37665
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Solution

Pins ! is new way for previewing books. Creating an aesthetic reading environment. 8 cm of pvc pins are representing what future books might be. It is physical, yet it is digital content. User can have more title collections in less space. And the main purpose that would bring digital e-book into instantly physical product that gives enough haptic feedback to reader. There are two type of pins, one that have NFC only, so the data is in the cloud, and one that have storage in it (offline).

What is the core principle of your idea?

Use pins and Near Field Communication technology to preview books, give sensible touch to the digital book era.

Can your idea be applied to different formats (in a bookstore, at a trade fair, at a conference)?

Yes

Would it be possible to turn your idea into a reality, or at least create a prototype of it, at short notice, i.e. by the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2014?

Possibly

What do you estimate the costs for the prototype or the final implementation of your idea to be?

Pins with custom print = 1-2 eur. NFC band = 2-5 eur. Total = 3-7 eur per units

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