Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

New e-reader for the Brazilian market

A recent posting on the Teleread blog features a photo and details about a new e-reader that will be released in Brazil in June 2010. The reader will feature a 6” e-ink touch screen, QWERT keyboard, 8 GB of internal memory, wifi, internal reading light, and Bluetooth capability. The reader will support a variety of formats but there are no plans to support EPUB. The posting notes that device will also be useful for the classroom because it will support the sharing and creation of content and school tests.

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