Category Archives: nkoda

2B or not 2B

Now that the nkoda  project is into the building phase, the massive task of creating a digital library like no other has well and truly begun. I had hoped to be more regular with my musings here about the process, … Continue reading

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nkoda starts now

My appointment as Director of Music for the nkoda digital sheet music streaming service was announced today (click here to view the press release) and this marks a really amazing new opportunity for me to participate in this new age of music publishing. … Continue reading

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The eMUS Format

A major topic with publishers of late has been this question of the creation of an industry-endorsed file format for the creation and distribution of digital sheet music files. I have outlined some reasons why this is important in the … Continue reading

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The UIC in Action

This is the third of a series of articles on the challenges faced by the global music publishing industry for a shift from print to digital. With a long history of designing and building software-based distribution systems for musical parts … Continue reading

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DRM made Easy

This is the second of a series of articles on the challenges faced by the global music publishing industry for a shift from print to digital. Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a phrase that seems to strike fear in the … Continue reading

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A standard is required

This is the first of a series of articles on the challenges faced by the global music publishing industry for a shift from print to digital. A popular part of my presentations to publishers on the emREADER project is a … Continue reading

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emREADER Publish

The first part of the emREADER platform has been released for evaluation today.  emREADER Publish is a Windows-based system that provides publishers and content owners with a comprehensive set of tools to prepare for a switch to digital distribution. emREADER … Continue reading

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BTMI in Taiwan

Many of you will have heard of the visit to Taipei City by Peter Grimshaw of BTM Innovation last week to discuss the RamReader project with a number of hardware manufacturers.  The meeting was a great success and marks the beginning … Continue reading

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RamReader Digital Delivery

At the Frankfurt MusikMesse 2012 we announced the launch of a new project called RamReader which is a comprehensive platform for the digital distribution of sheet music. RamReader is a joint initiative of BTM Innovation, Adelaide Research and Innovation Pty … Continue reading

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