Times invests in interactive apps

The Times, known for its excellent use of ‘infographics’ in print, has commissioned a design agency to make interactive versions for its iPad app and websites, reports paidContent.

The paper, which recently launched its oft-vexed paywalls, continues to invest in its new platforms, commissioning Applied Works to custom-build “highly engaging interactive charts and graphs”.

View a demo video for ‘infographics’ below.

The Times: iPad infographics by Applied Works from Applied Works on Vimeo.

(Source: paidContent)

This article appears in issue 247 of Media Digest.




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