Bookeen

The
e‐reading
specialist

IDPF
Digital
Book
2009

Laurent
Picard
–
Michaël
Dahan

Who
are
we?

► Summary
▪  Based in Paris, France
▪  Self funded & privately held
▪  Pioneering ebook technologies
since 19...
10
years
of
evolution

► Customer education
▪  Music and video gone digital
▪  Newspaper gone digital
▪  USB Key widely us...
Bookeen’s
product

►  Dimensions:
118 x 188 x 8.5 mm
►  Weight:
174 g
►  Battery life :
8 000 pages, 1 month
►  Screen :
E...
Bookeen
Position

► Customers over 70 countries
► eBook Reader Specialist Recognition
► Expected sales in 2009: 50K (2008 ...
Competition


Product Cybook Gen 3
Display 6’’ E Ink
Weight
Dimensions
Touch No
Wireless No
Battery life
Catalog 150,000 t...
What’s
next?

Current typical customer
Avid reader, traveller
Age: 35+
B2C
« Book iPod »
Target: any book reader
B2B
« eTe...
Announcing…

Cybook Opus
▪  Lightest device: 5.3 oz
▪  Highest def.: 200 dpi
▪  Storage capacity: 1GB
▪  Fits in a pocket
...
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  1. 1. Bookeen
 The
e‐reading
specialist
 IDPF
Digital
Book
2009
 Laurent
Picard
–
Michaël
Dahan

  2. 2. Who
are
we?
 ► Summary ▪  Based in Paris, France ▪  Self funded & privately held ▪  Pioneering ebook technologies since 1998 ► Mission ▪  Design & develop the best e-book readers
  3. 3. 10
years
of
evolution
 ► Customer education ▪  Music and video gone digital ▪  Newspaper gone digital ▪  USB Key widely used ▪  PDF widely used ▪  Internet and ADSL widely used ► Technical revolution ▪  Development and industrialization of e-paper technology ► Business segmentation ▪  Format & DRM ▪  Content aggregator ▪  Digitizing content
  4. 4. Bookeen’s
product
 ►  Dimensions: 118 x 188 x 8.5 mm ►  Weight: 174 g ►  Battery life : 8 000 pages, 1 month ►  Screen : E Ink® Vizplex 6" [122mmx91mm] 600x800 pixels, 166 dpi, 4 grey levels Sunlight readable ►  Standard formats ▪  Mobipocket DRM ▪  HTML/Txt/PDF ►  User interface in 12 languages Adobe ePub/PDF DRM (now available)
  5. 5. Bookeen
Position
 ► Customers over 70 countries ► eBook Reader Specialist Recognition ► Expected sales in 2009: 50K (2008 x 3) ► European full coverage ► US market to be opened June 2009
  6. 6. Competition

 Product Cybook Gen 3 Display 6’’ E Ink Weight Dimensions Touch No Wireless No Battery life Catalog 150,000 titles Formats ePub, PDF, PRC PRS700 (Sony) 6’’ E Ink 283g 127x174x9.7mm Yes No 14 days 30,000 titles BBeB, ePub, PDF Kindle 2 (Amazon) 6’’ E Ink 289g 135x203x9mm No Yes 4 days 275,000 titles AZW 174g 118x188x8.5mm 21 days
  7. 7. What’s
next?
 Current typical customer Avid reader, traveller Age: 35+ B2C « Book iPod » Target: any book reader B2B « eTextBook » Target : academy, training Big screen (>10’’) Note taking 100% PDF compliant Portable – easy to carry Robust Low-cost Easy to use B2C « Book iPhone » Target: newspaper reader Portable – easy to carry Robust 3G or WiFi
  8. 8. Announcing…
 Cybook Opus ▪  Lightest device: 5.3 oz ▪  Highest def.: 200 dpi ▪  Storage capacity: 1GB ▪  Fits in a pocket ▪  One handed operable ▪  Adobe ePub/PDF ▪  12 different font sizes ▪  Customizable layout ▪  Folder management ▪  Motion sensor Launch date: June 2009

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