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LiquidText Software Supports Active Reading Through Fingertip Manipulation of Text


June 28, 2011

Craig Tashman and Keith Edwards using LiquidText Georgia Tech researchers have developed innovative software for active reading, an activity that involves highlighting, outlining and taking notes on a document. Taking advantage of touch-screen tablet computers, LiquidText enables active readers to interact with documents using finger motions. LiquidText can significantly enhance the experiences of active readers, a group that includes students, lawyers, managers, corporate strategists and researchers. Full Story

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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

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