SOURCE: International Digital Publishing Forum

February 27, 2007 08:45 ET

Digital Book 2007 to Present Ground-Breaking Electronic Reading Technologies

Amazon, Sony, Adobe, and Telecom Italia to Demonstrate Digital Publishing and Mobile Device Innovations

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 2007 -- New digital book search technologies, rollable-screens, e-ink displays, and innovative publishing business models are quickly transforming the landscape of the book world. On Wednesday, May 9th, 2007, at the Digital Book 2007 Conference, leading book publishers, software and device manufacturers, plus industry experts will demonstrate new technologies that are shaping the future of consumer options for enjoying digital book content. The one-day event at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in New York City is part of the International Digital Publishing Forum's acclaimed educational event series. Information and registration for the conference is available at www.idpf.org/digitalbook07.

"This year's Digital Book Conference will showcase a full range of applications across digital book and eReading market segments," stated Steven Potash, President of the IDPF. "The IDPF represents the most experienced and diverse digital book publishing community in the world. Digital Book 2007 will also present how publishers and technologists can accelerate the growth of digital distribution and consumer reading products by utilizing IDPF's open industry standards," he continued.

More than 300 electronic book publishers, software developers, and academics will join dozens of solutions vendors for technical sessions, hands-on presentations of digital publishing programs and innovative mobile reading demonstrations. Presenting companies include: Adobe Systems, Inc., Amazon.com, Associated Press, eBook Technologies, Inc., HarperCollins, Harvard University Library, Ingram Digital Group, LiveInk, Oxford University Press, Random House, Sony, Telecom Italia, Thomson Higher Education and VitalSource Technologies, Inc.

Event sponsors include Adobe Systems, Inc., Amazon.com, LibreDigital, LiveInk, Medicos, OverDrive, Sony and VitalSource Technologies, Inc. Further details and registration for the conference can be found at www.idpf.org/digitalbook07 including a full conference agenda, confirmed speakers, registration, and exhibit opportunities.

About the International Digital Publishing Forum

Digital Book 2007 is presented by the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), the trade and standards association for the digital publishing industry. Further information about the organization and industry, including membership information, can be obtained by visiting www.idpf.org.

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    International Digital Publishing Forum
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