Publishing Business Conference: The Future of eBooks – Executive Panel
David Renard, Partner, mediaIDEAS, moderator: most of the mindshare, not necessarily the market, is going to tablets. Everybody relying on a walled garden right now for selling ebooks and this makes publishers into technology companies.
Sriram Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer, E Ink Holdings: owned by a paper company! Over a billion dollars in revenue last year. In the case of textbooks believe that everything will go electronic. Find the biggest pull is in the developing countries that do not have the funds to build libraries. With third generation of e-ink achieved most of their goals and now working on color.