iPad Magazine Design – The Future of Magazine Tablets
I think the latest demo of a future Time Magazine iPad Edition provides a very good view of what I hope we can achieve in the magazine publishing industry to bring interactive digital media to consumer and business audiences. The multimedia storytelling capabilities of this digital periodical allow us to achieve emedia vision first seen in the SI tablet demo.
Time already has a Free magazine issues newsstand library app (similar to the Zinio newsstand and magazine reader app) allowing iPad users to contain their issues in a single updating magazine app container.
These types of iPad magazine edition apps are already going live too. Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson of Wired Magazine tweeted last week about the new iPad magazine app:
“73,000 purchases of Wired iPad app in first nine days. Should beat newsstand sales of print mag (ave. mid 80s) this month.” – Chris Anderson
What ideas, challenges, opportunities do you wish to discuss that will help magazine publishers to leverage the digital media publishing solutions to our readers and advertisers? Are you organizing the teams and vendors that will help you to insure your brand is present for this change?