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Toshiba – Digital book service “BookPlace Cloud Innovation” and digital book reader “BookPlace MONO”

Toshiba – Digital book service “BookPlace Cloud Innovation” and digital book reader “BookPlace MONO”

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Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2

Oh! Look! Another cheap e-Book Reader! Announced at just 9,980 Yen only the PRS-T2, the successor of the PRS-G1, is Sony’s new compact e-Book reader. This 6″ (800×600) reader comes with a touchscreen and improved batte[...]
Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2
Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2Sony outs a new affordable e-Book Reader with the PRS-T2

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GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

GT-Layout, developed by Fujifilm, rearranges the layout of text in photos making it easier to read on mobile devices. Usually, if you are trying to read from a photo of a page of a book or a flyer, you need to zoom in and scroll back a[...]
GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

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Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50

Toshiba’s new BookPlace or BD50, comes with a nice 7” color touch LED backlight LCD with a WSVGA resolution (600×1024), 8 GB of internal memory (eMMC) and powered by a 1GHz Freescale i.MX535 CPU. Other features includes both WiFi [...]
Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50
Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50Toshiba introduces in Japan a new Android based e-Book reader with the DB50

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Manga Portal – Official manga portal for North America

The Digital Comic Association, which includes 39 Japanese manga publishers, has opened an official manga portal for North America. This service, called JManga Portal, started on August 17, 2011. “The Digital Comic Association was[...]
Manga Portal – Official manga portal for North America

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Sony World’s Lightest eReader

The new Sony eReader (PRS-T1) is the worlds lightest eReadr on the planet with only 168grams and 8.9mm thin !! This new ebook will come ready to let you read four hours at a time, in fact and according to Sony its battery can last up t[...]
Sony World’s Lightest eReader
Sony World’s Lightest eReader

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Panasonic releases its new Android Base E-Book Reader the Raboo UT-PB1

Unveiled as a “Prototype” two weeks ago during the e-Book Expo Tokyo, Panasonic new E-book reader is now official! Behold the Raboo UT-PB1! Schedule to be launched August 10 in Japan at around 34,800 Yen, the Raboo is comes with a 7” 1[...]
Panasonic releases its new Android Base E-Book Reader the Raboo UT-PB1
Panasonic releases its new Android Base E-Book Reader the Raboo UT-PB1

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Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

Sharp’s Android based Galapagos e-Book readers still struggle to attract customers. But regardless of the demand, Sharp announced that it will propose an OS Upgrade of all its Galapagos Tablets to Android 2.3 within July 25 in Japan. S[...]
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3
Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3Sharp upgrade its GALAPAGOS Tablets to Android 2.3

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Fujitsu Next Generation Color e-Paper Module

Fujitsu demonstrated a next generation cholesteric LCD color digital paper module at the International Digital Publishing Expo. “This is the newest module, and the brightness, contrast and color replication range are better than [...]
Fujitsu Next Generation Color e-Paper Module

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Panasonic Android-based e-Book Tablet For The Japanese Domestic Market

At e-Book Expo Tokyo, Panasonic exhibited an e-book tablet that’s currently being developed. This tablet will support e-commerce site Rakuten’s e-book store, which will open in early August. The price and release date will [...]
Panasonic Android-based e-Book Tablet For The Japanese Domestic Market

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Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support

Sony’s 5” Reader was until today only compatible with the XMDF copy protect e-Books and thanks to today’s update the Reader will also now be compatible with “.book” files as well as featuring an optimized reading software for better re[...]
Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support
Sony Japan upgrade its e-Book reader with “.book” support

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Sapporo Shirakaba-dai Hospital begins using color e-paper patient guidance system

You may remember back in July that Fujitsu announced their new wireless outpatient guidance system, that could make going to the hospital in Japan a bit more bearable, which packs an e-paper display, automatically registers patients at[...]
Sapporo Shirakaba-dai Hospital begins using color e-paper patient guidance system
Sapporo Shirakaba-dai Hospital begins using color e-paper patient guidance system

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[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader

The Taiwanese company ECS introduced a new color eBook reader at Computex 2011, the EB-850R. This device comes with an 8-inch (800×600) color resistive touchscreen, is powered by a Wondermedia 8650CPU, comes with 256MB or 512MB of[...]
[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader
[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader[Computex 2011] ECS introduces a new Android based Color e-Book reader

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Sony shows off flexible e-paper at SID 2011

More news recently came out from SID 2011 in Los Angeles last week, since this news was from behind closed doors. Sony demoed a new bendable display technology, an extremely flexible black and white e-paper display that is driven by th[...]
Sony shows off flexible e-paper at SID 2011

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Ricoh Achieves Color Electronic Paper Display with Significantly Enhanced Brightness and Color Reproducibility

Ricoh announced that the company has achieved a display of color still images with about 2.5 times brighter (in white reflectivity) and about 4 times wider color reproduction range compared with presently commercialized or announced co[...]
Ricoh Achieves Color Electronic Paper Display  with Significantly Enhanced Brightness and Color Reproducibility

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Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

Just after Toshiba’s announcement of its 367ppi LCD for mobile devices, Epson and E Ink are now announcing their later achievement with their new 300ppi electronic paper (ePaper) display at SID. This 9.68” 2,400×1,650 wonder will [...]
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display
Epson and E Ink co-developed a 9.7” hi-resolution 300ppi electronic paper display

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Hanvon unveils Industry’s First Dual-Touch Solution by Pure EMR Technology

Today at SID 2011 in Los Angeles, one of America’s largest Screen Expos, Hanvon, the leading global eReader and touch technology manufacturer,  unveiled a revolutionary new method of enabling touch-based interfaces, the Hanvon ERT Touc[...]
Hanvon unveils Industry’s First Dual-Touch Solution by Pure EMR Technology

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[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions

Bridgestone a leader in e-paper technology introduced today at Display 2011 its latest wonders with the first A4 and A3 AeroBee e-paper terminals. With a ready to customize solution, Bridgestone’s A4 AeroBee terminals give manufacturer[...]
[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions
[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions[Display 2011] Bridgestone introduces A4 and A3 AeroBee e-Paper Display solutions

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NEC Biglobe starts e-Book store, SUGOI BOOKS with Japanese and US Comics

NEC Biglobe, a Japanese ISP said this Monday that it has launched a new digital Bookstore in Japan and the USA, SUGOI BOOKS in order to offer both Japanese and US comics on Android smartphones and tablets. With 300 books already availa[...]
NEC Biglobe starts e-Book store, SUGOI BOOKS with Japanese and US Comics

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Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan

And voila, here you are another company that is jumping into the e-Book business in Japan! Today, Fujitsu announced its partnership with DNP Group (Dai Nippon Printing) in Japan to propose later this may a unique cross platform e-Book [...]
Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan
Fujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in JapanFujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in JapanFujitsu to jump into the e-Book business this May in Japan

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NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut

Introduced in November 2010, DoCoMo SH07C is a Sharp Galapagos Based e-Book reader, with a 5.5” (1024×600) Touch-screen and the support of Sharp new XMDF e-Book format and scheduled to be sold in Japan before the end of this month[...]
NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut
NTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debutNTT DoCoMo announces Galapagos SH-07 Tablet’s debut

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Elecom Announces New Sony Reader Screen Protectors

Sony’s e-book reader, named the Reader, went on sale five days ago in Japan. What the fast-paced and very mobile Japanese Reader user was missing until now was a screen protector for their new purchase. Elecom comes to the rescue[...]
Elecom Announces New Sony Reader Screen Protectors

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