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Palm Readers Presentation Transcript

  • 1. CEO: Eric Heuze CFO: David Aziz
  • 2. SONY
  • 3. Kindle
    • Other eBook Makers:
    • Apple
    • Microsoft
    • Panasonic
    • BeBook
    • Irex
    • Bookeen
  • 4. What is an eBook Reader and What is its Purpose?
    • An eBook Reader is a device used to display eBooks to be viewed by people.
    • An eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book.
    • Supports HTML files but is not a web browser
    • Allows the HTML document to fit the screen with the user’s desired layout and font.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi2q5gTlu6o
  • 5. Hardware and Software Involved in Making eBooks and readers Work
    • Hardware
    • Processor
    • Memory
    • Hard Drive
    • Speakers
    • Display
    • USB
    • Motherboard
    • WiFi Adapter
    • Software
    • Microsoft Reader
    • Adobe Reader
    • BookReader
    • eMonocle Reader
    • HiEbook Reader
    • Mentoract Reader
    • Operating Systems
    • Windows Mobile
    • Mac OS X
    • Linux
    • Palm
  • 6.  
  • 7.
    • eBook Readers are relatively secure devices
    • Secure eBooks have extra requirements
      • Latest reader software required
      • Stops sharing with other devices
      • Encrypts files and ties them to a single device
    • Theft
    • Downloading unwanted books and content
      • Be vigilant!
    • Credit Card Information
      • Companies should delete after using
  • 8.
    • Copyright Infringement
    • Cracking / Altering Software
    • Credit Card Fraud
    • Data Mining
    • Customers not getting what they paid for
      • Selection Error
      • Bugs
      • Compatibility Issues
  • 9.
    • People already spend enough time on computers
    • Why can’t laptops possess eBook reader functions
    • Very costly
    • Hasn’t been adequately promoted
    • Saves time
    • Saves paper / Good for the environment
    • Possible to transport hundreds of readings at a time
    • Resource Accessibility
    • Works well in different environments
    • Easy to use
  • 10.  
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  • 12.
    • http://www.tml.tkk.fi/Studies/T-110.501/2001/papers/he.pdf
    •   http ://www.netfeeder.net/EN/hardware/
    • http:// www.tml.tkk.fi/Studies/T-110.501/2001/papers/he.pdf
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-book
    • http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=sony+ebook&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&hvadid=1101835181&ref=pd_sl_9j8gv3ajtm_e