Apple Granted Patent For their Page Turn Animation
Anyone who has spent some time with iBooks should be familiar with the way pages turn on ebooks. It's unique in that it mirrors the appearance of a page turning on a real book. Apple has now been granted patent on the particular animation with patent …
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No, Apple doesn't own the mobile "page turn"
Looking at a recent design patent awarded to Apple, the New York Times' Nick Bilton declares that the company "now owns the page turn." The "turn" is the animation that makes it look as though you're turning a physical page when reading an e-book or …
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5 Artsy Things to Do in LA This Week, Including Archaic Computer Animation
In 1963, computer scientist Kenneth Knowlton, who worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, developed a program for computer-generated animations. He called it BEFLIX, because that was like a corrupted version of “Bell Flicks,” and it allowed for fairly simple …
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