Capstone 4D Augmented Reality Debuts in Spring 2017
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Nov. 29, 2016 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, is launching Capstone 4D, an augmented reality component blending its print books with technology to extend the reading experience. Publishing in January 2017, Origami Crafting 4D will be the publisher’s first series to include the Capstone 4D feature.
Readers will be able to download the free Capstone 4D app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, or access through www.Capstone4D.com with a password.
Written by origami enthusiast Chris Harbo for grades 1-3, Origami Crafting 4D showcases origami creations such as greeting cards, ornaments, decorations, and scrapbook pages. Readers will have an augmented reality crafting experience through video tutorials showing the fold-by-fold instructions in action. Using a smartphone or tablet, kids simply scan pages designated with a star icon to watch the videos for every project. See how easy it is for kids to use this feature at http://bit.ly/2fFPf2R.
“We’re excited to launch our first augmented reality series. Our Capstone 4D feature allows readers to extend their experience beyond the pages of a book with a richer media exploration that blends the best elements of print and digital technology. At Capstone we strive to engage readers and inspire learning. 4D is a great tool to create deeper connections between readers and content that matters to them,” said Ashley Andersen Zantop, Capstone Chief Content Officer.
Looking ahead to Fall 2017, Capstone 4D augmented reality will be integrated into the Curious Pearl, Science Girl 4D series for grades K-2. Science will come to life for readers as they explore various STEM topics with the title character.
Capstone is a leading publisher of children’s books, digital solutions and services, literacy programs, and K–12 professional development resources. Capstone creates content in a variety of print, digital and media formats for school libraries, classrooms, and at home reading. For more information, visit www.myCapstone.com.