LG Display is predicting rapid growth in the market for electronic books this year, which is set to be boosted by the recent launch of the Apple iPad.
So, somewhat unsurprisingly, electronic books are going to be quite a big deal at CES 2010, with a slew of new eBook announcements expected.
Plastic Logic's forthcoming eBook reader finally has a name. It is to be called the 'Que' and the company is planning the official 'unveil' at next year's CES in Las Vegas in January.
Sony is set to announce its support of the open ePub format for its electronic reader devices this week, in an attempt to one-up Amazon - its major competitor in the eBook market.
Cambridge-based Plastic Logic is months away from launching the world's first flexible e-ink reader, according to latest reports.
Barnes & Noble announced today the launch of the Barnes & Noble eBookstore, enabling customers to buy eBooks and read them on a wide range of platforms, including the iPhone and iPod touch, BlackBerry smartphones, as well as most Windows and Mac laptops or full-sized desktop computers. In addition, Barnes & Noble announced that it will be the exclusive eBookstore provider on the forthcoming and much anticipated Plastic Logic eReader device.
LG has shown off the next generation of e-book at a conference in the US by bringing an 11.5-inch touchscreen e-paper display.
All Thing's Digital D7 conference revealed more tech inside knowledge today, with the first taps on the touchscreen interface of Plastic Logic's long awaited e-newspaper reader.
Sony is issuing press invites to an eBook themed event early next month (October 2 to be precise) with suggestions that the company is readying a newer version of its e-Reader for release.