Two product designers are working on a physical book you can highlight with your finger, and have the info saved automatically to an app of your choosing

Imagine brushing your fingers through the most important lines of a book and have it automatically saved on a digital application. Book lovers would get the best of both worlds: the pleasure of reading a paper book with the efficiency of digital copying and pasting. Following the trend of combining the analog with the digital, two Polish product designers, Patryk Adas and Pawel Waraksa, are working on developing physical book you can highlight with your finger, and have the info saved automatically to an app of your choosing.

Using a conductive grid on each of the pages, the book can determine the “entry” and “leave” position of the finger and correlate the data to actual content saved in your favorite note taking app. The team expects to launch the project into the market in about six to eight months.

“Right now we’re trying to define a scalable solution to actually pair the module that’s within the book and figure out the connectivity, as we do not want the user to specifically pair the device,” Adas told PSFK.

The book doesn’t require any additional hardware to save content, everything will be integrated within the book itself.

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Imagine brushing your fingers through the most important lines of a book and have it automatically saved on a digital application. Book lovers would get the best of both worlds: the pleasure of reading a paper book with the efficiency of digital copying and pasting. Following the trend of combining the analog with the digital, two Polish product designers, Patryk Adas and Pawel Waraksa, are working on developing physical book you can highlight with your finger, and have the info saved automatically to an app of your choosing.