Baker & Taylor and Wiley Partner to Offer Rich Digital Media Content on Blio
Distributor Baker & Taylor Inc. has partnered with John Wiley & Sons to provide rich, highly-formatted content on Blio, an e-reader software application created by knfb Reading Technology and powered by Baker & Taylor.
Blio features print-to-speech (for rights-enabled titles) and full-color 3-D technologies. It also is hardware neutral, and works on a number of devices, including personal computers, laptops, netbooks and iPhones.
"Baker & Taylor is proud to offer a wide array of Wiley's educational and consumer titles on Blio," says Tom Morgan, chairman and CEO of Baker & Taylor. "With colorful illustrations, photos and informative graphics, Wiley's titles, including cookbooks and travel books, offer much more than straight text to educate readers. Readers will be blown away."
"We have enjoyed our longstanding partnership with Baker & Taylor—with its strong distribution infrastructure and expertise," says Peter Balis, Wiley's director of online sales. "We are excited to extend our Baker & Taylor partnership beyond physical books to this new and rapidly evolving world of digital media, providing our customers with our must-have titles on this new platform and on the device of their choice."