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Multilingual Personalized Flip Books

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033710D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 9K

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Abstract

This invention proposes multilingual personalized books. The front pages are in the first language; back pages in the second. The book is printed with the back pages flipped.

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Multilingual Personalized Flip Books

Bilingual parents want children books in both their native language and English for their children.

This invention proposes multilingual personalized books.  The front pages are in the first language; back pages in the second.  The book is printed with the back pages flipped.  Advantages are in:

1) reading material for bilingual children

2) assistance in teaching a child a 2d language.

Personalized books have become one of the uses for “on demand” printing.  They are targeted as gifts for children.  Existing personalized books allow the purchaser to specify a few pieces of “personalized information” that is then inserted into the story.  The personalized information consists of a dedication, characters’ names, and possibly the town name.  The publishing/printing shop then prints the purchased copies of the “personalized” book with the “personalized information” filled in appropriately within the story.  The hardcopy personalized book is sent to the purchaser.

This invention proposes an enhancement on this model, specifically the creation of a multilingual personalized flipbook.  This book would have the personalized story told in 2 different languages.  The front side of each page would be in the first language.  The back side of each page is in the second language.  The back sides (including the back cover) are180 degree rotated (per a flip book). 

With this invention, the customer first opens the personali...