This is the ePub3 Formats Unit on APEX@IGP. This Unit contains a number of articles on different aspects of ePub3 production, ownership and use. Updated: 2012-07-28
This Unit contains a set of articles on ePub3 in general. The emphasis in on production, packaging and use of ePub3 for complex and interactive content.
There is a special set of articles addressing the various design, decisions and issues Infogrid Pacific faced and addressed while programming the first version of the IGP:Formats on Demand ePub3 packager.
It is about how Infogrid Pacific approaches producing and packaging ePub3 files rather than anything general. It is not a recommendation. It is probably a best practice. Mostly it is how we do it. We hope it is of assistance to you.
The packaging articles were first written in February 2012, It was very early days for ePub 3 and still is six months later. AZARDI was the only ePub3 Reader available at the time of writing (with Readium in open source development by the IDPF).
These pages will be updated and changed to match market realities as various manufacturers and others introduce their ePub 3 Reading device interpretations into the market.
Infogrid Pacific uses a high technology approach with all digital content production, processing and fulfilment solutions. There is no other way to exploit the rapidly changing world of digital content publishing.
The consumer wants their engagement time investment in digital content to yield what they pay for: entertainment, engagement, education, training, knowledge, happiness…
Our strategy is to ensure publisher can deliver their content directly to those consumers and exploit the best of digital content's potential, unconstrained by current e-Retailer and Reading System compromises.