Amazon introduces X-Ray technology for its new Kindle Fires

Amazon introduces X-Ray technology for its new Kindle Fires
We’ve already taken a look at Amazon’s brand new Kindle Fire HD family, a series of 7-inch and 8.9-inch tablets that offer quick and easy access to Amazon’s ecosystem for an affordable price, but we haven’t yet taken a deeper look at the software innovation that comes with them.

One of the more interesting feature with the new Fires is the X-Ray technology. It works with movies, books and textbooks. Here is how it works.

X-Ray for movies allows you to simply tap on a scene to see which actors are in it right there. From there you can go straight to their other movies and learn more about them. Neat!

X-Ray for books delves even deeper. With you can easily find chapters and locations mentioning the ideas, characters and places mentioned in the book. You can also explore author biographies and get more background information.

Finally, X-Ray for textbooks is probably most useful for learners who want to know more about a topic. One tap brings all related pages in the textbook you’re reading, but also brings up related content from Wikipedia and YouTube.

source: Amazon


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