Bob Nell, Sony Electronics’ director of business development in the digital reading business division, thought that eReaders would survive. On an airplane recently, he spotted one iPad passenger watching a movie on an iPad and a Sony Reader user reading a book. “She was watching her own movie in the theater of the mind,” Nell said. “It’s a different kind of experience, and a different kind of product.” Read more at eBookNewser.
eBookNewser also covered a presentation about evolving eReading habits. Forrester Research consumer product strategy analyst Sarah Rotman Epps predicted a major shift in reading habits–theorizing that tablet computers will outnumber eReaders by 2012. Follow this link to read more.
Finally, Quark unveiled a new publishing platform and partnerships at a special presentation during the Untethered conference.