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.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Kno’s (formerly Kakai’s) e-reader/notebook for education

A few weeks ago we talked about a new startup called Kakai that was co-founded by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of Chegg. According to a new article on The All Things Digital website, Kakai has been renamed Kno and the company is preparing to show off their foldable dual-screen e-reader/notebook for education this week at the D: All Things Digital conference. The device is said to be powered by a Linux operating system, support gesture-based touch, include software and web access to deliver course materials, and include note taking, audio, and video capabilities. More details to come later this week.

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