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Epub and the future of ereaders-元太科技傅幼軒總經理


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1. Before Kindle
2. EPUB and eReaders
3. Why we need eReaders?
4. The future development of eReaders

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Epub and the future of ereaders-元太科技傅幼軒總經理

  1. 1. ePub and the future development of eReaders Y.S. Fu 2010-08-17
  2. 2. Before Kindle ePub and e-readers Why we need e-readers The future development of e-readers Slide:2 EIH
  3. 3. Before Kindle 1990年 1990年 朱邦復即提出電子書概念 E-BOOK 行動閱讀器曾經大行其道 2007年 2007年SONY eReader問世 eReader問世 EIH
  4. 4. The Most Popular e-Reader:Kindle e-Reader: Amazon的成功不單單是Kindle這款產品的成功, Amazon的成功不單單是Kindle這款產品的成功,成 的成功不單單是Kindle這款產品的成功 功的背後是整個電子閱讀器的一個完整的產業鏈。 功的背後是整個電子閱讀器的一個完整的產業鏈。 舒適的 豐富的 閱讀感受 圖書資源 E Ink技術模擬和還 擁有66萬多種圖書、 原紙本書的閱讀體驗 136種報章雜誌以 及近萬個Blog 網路連接性 優於 用戶可隨時上網,購 傳統閱讀 買新上架書籍,或下 原文朗讀、連線搜 載圖書資源 尋、超大儲存空間 Slide:4 Slide:4 EIH
  5. 5. The Differences between EPD & LCD EPD TFT LCD Displays Item Material E-ink Liquid crystal Backlight No need Required Color Filter No need for B/W Required Process Simple Complicated Power consumption Very low High Slimming Average:1mm : Thick Weight Light Much heavier Viewing angle No limit Max:170° : Long time to read Easy on eyes Eye fatigue Slide:5 EIH
  6. 6. Why we need e-readers? e- Requirements for digital publishing • Content -in suitable digital formats •Distribution -Convenient downloading -Effective Digital Right management •E-books -that match the reading enjoyment of paper •For the first time all 3 are becoming available Slide:6 EIH
  7. 7. Eco- Eco-Friendly • Harry Potter global sales expected to be 370M books – 290,000 tons of paper – 5.8 M trees ! • 4 M trees for Taiwanese newspapers in 2007 • Even recycling and replanting uses large amounts of energy and chemicals • Words can be delivered cleanly by wireless and internet – but people do not enjoy reading from LCDs 2010/8/13 Slide:7 2010/8/13 EIH
  8. 8. Now: Now:There are plenty of e-readers e- Slide:8 EIH 8
  9. 9. Slide:9 EIH
  10. 10. We don’t have the Standard Platform .AZW (Kindle) .ePub (IDPF) .MOBI .PRC .LRF .PDF (SONY) Slide:10 EIH
  11. 11. We Need A Standard Platform .ePUB EIH
  12. 12. Features of ePub • Free and open • Re-flowable (word wrap) and re-sizable text • Inline raster and vector images • Embedded metadata • DRM support • CSS styling • Support for alternative renditions in the same file • Use of out-of-line and inline XML islands to extend the functionality of EPUB Slide:12 EIH
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  14. 14. The Global Market of E-Reader E- Slide:14 EIH
  15. 15. 電子書進運教育市場: 電子書進運教育市場:電子書包 可減輕學童書包重量 附加功能 提升學習樂趣 一名國小學童的書包重 電子書包可加入原文朗讀、 量約4.5公斤左右,若以 字典查詢、即時測驗等功 電子書取代紙本教科書, 能,讓學習變有趣,同時 減輕書包重量是立竿見 達到事半功倍之效。 影的。 Slide:15 EIH
  16. 16. 電子書閱讀器可廣泛應用於各層面 電子期刊、 電子期刊、日報 電子參考書 •可利用無線網路傳遞 公文無紙化 •可取代厚重參考文獻 最即時的報紙或期刊 •可節省紙張 •可隨時更新法規內容 •可利用關鍵字即時查 •手寫觸控具親筆簽核 •利用超連結可相互查詢 詢相關文獻 •可隨身攜帶,方便查詢 Slide:16 EIH
  17. 17. The Future Technologies 軟性 Flexible 彩色 觸控 Color Touch The future EPD Slide:17 EIH
  18. 18. Q&A Thank You 2010/8/13 Slide:18 EIH