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Digital reader goes mobile

Capstone Digital announces the launch of new mobile capabilities for myON™ reader.
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Capstone Digital announces the launch of new mobile capabilities for myON™ reader. The personalized literacy environment that provides access to a library of digital books with multimedia supports is now available on Kindle Fire. myON reader users can securely login through and have full access to the platform using the Amazon tablet.

Launched in 2011, myON reader provides online access to more than 2,500 books with multimedia supports (embedded dictionary, highlighting and audio), customized to a student’s interest and reading ability as measured by the Lexile® Framework for reading. To personalize the reading experience even further, myON reader develops an individual profile for each student based on interests and reading ability. The online platform then generates a recommended book list to encourage students to read more and further improve their reading skills.



Capstone Digital Optimizes myON for Mobile Platforms

With the wide variety of mobile devices available, school administrators are looking for integrated programs that provide students with anytime, anywhere access to educational resources – regardless of which devices students use. Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces new mobile capabilities that make myON™ accessible through virtually every mobile platform, including the iPad® and Android™-powered tablets.

myON reader from Capstone Digital Tops 1 Million Students

The shift from print to digital books has been well documented, and publishers such as Capstone Digital have been at the forefront of this shift in the education market. Due in part to exponential growth in the variety and depth of digital resources available, Capstone Digital’s myON reader has surpassed 1 million students 18 months after the platform launched. The personalized literacy environment provides access to the largest integrated library of enhanced digital books with reading supports such as an embedded dictionary, highlighting and audio. Since myON reader launched in January 2011, students have logged on to read more than 3.5 million books.

Hachette Book Group’s Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Joins Capstone Digital’s myON reader Publishers Program

Capstone Digital announces its myON reader platform will be augmented with the addition of 46 titles from Hachette Book Group’s Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, publisher of bestselling picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for middle grade and young adult readers. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers joins other publishers recently added to the myON reader Publishers Program including Dorling Kindersley, Saddleback, Reference Point Press, Teacher Created Materials, August House, Mikaya Press, and Rourke Publishing, among many others. Each title added to the myON platform goes through a rigorous process to be converted into an interactive digital book.