Google…filed for a new patent that would make eBooks come alive with sounds. The sounds would be triggered by events within the book, such as lapping waves, an ominous crescendo, or maybe an outdoor market. The new application would have the sounds stored on a server and would be pushed out to the eBook users are reading at the time.
The full story: Google Submits New Patent for Triggered Sounds in eBooks | GoodEReader.
Reblogged this on nicolestjames and commented:
Nope. Not a fan. The whole point of reading is to IMAGINE everything on your own. The author is supposed to convey these ideas to you. It would be the equivalent of reading a movie.