Ruckus Media Group, an independent family entertainment company, has received a grant from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to build Read Together While Apart ™ (RWTA) Technology, a collaboration infrastructure that will run on networked mobile and non-mobile devices and supports a parent and their child reading Ruckus’ eBooks together and playing interactive games in the eBook while the parent and the child are not in the same location.
This is wonderful. A real world use of technology that helps families. Read the rest of the great article here at Digital Book World. http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2013/ruckus-media-gets-grant-from-national-science-foundation-to-build-collaborative-reading-technology/