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In a recent blog post we looked what innovation is and what makes Booktrack innovative. After the fact, innovation is lauded as an important step in technological improvement and change. But when the innovative product or concept is first introduced to the market, it’s not always accepted at first.

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“Reading stimulates the imagination and a good imagination can change the world in the most splendid of ways.” Meredith Wood

A good book can transport us from the present to faraway places, unexpected situations, and events only possible in our imagination. It is only through reading that we can access this powerful place; escape reality, relax and de-stress. But this magical state of being propelled into a story is now being increasingly challenged by the pressures and demands of everyday life.

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Recently, Booktrack was fortunate to win the Innovation in Media, Music and Entertainment category at the New Zealand Innovators Awards. Innovation is one of the buzz-words of today – used to describe nearly every “new” product that is launched. However, it hasn’t been a word that could be used to describe reading for a long time, 2,000 years in fact. Of course publishing has changed, in particular with the rise of eBooks and eReaders, but how we read has not.

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Partnership Gives Publishers Access to More Than One Million Copyright-Cleared Rumblefish Soundtracks for Ebook Audio Soundtracks

PORTLAND, OR – October 18, 2012 – Rumblefish, the leading provider of soundtracks for online social video, and Booktrack, creator of a new and engaging way to read by matching synchronized music, sound effects and ambient sound to the text of ebooks, today announced a partnership in which the Rumblefish catalog of more than one million soundtracks will be available to ebook publishers through Booktrack. This partnership gives book publishers access to a new collection of music from which to choose the perfect soundtrack to complement their books.

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The Booktrack Team and I have just spent an amazing week exhibiting at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest book fair in the world. With more than 7,000 exhibitors and 3,200 events, there was so much to see and learn. However, three things really stood out for me during the week:

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