Reading on the Open Mobile Web: Introducing Ibis Reader

Liza Daly (Safari Books Online)
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Ibis Reader, developed by Threepress Consulting Inc., uses the ePub file format, the Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS), and the HTML5 standard to deliver books to readers on advanced smartphones and any web browser.

All design decisions have been made with the needs of the consumer in mind: there’s no DRM on any purchase, and Ibis offers a high-quality online and offline reading experience, as well as the the benefits of cloud-based storage for easy syncing and backup.

Publishers who are ready to explore the open ecosystem of books are encouraged to attend.

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Liza Daly

Safari Books Online

Liza Daly is a software engineer who specializes in applications for the publishing industry. She was the lead developer on major online products for Oxford University Press and other academic presses. Currently she is an independent consultant and the founder of threepress.org, a platform for open source publishing software.

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Sean Harrison
03/04/2010 10:20pm EST

I loved the way the slides supported your talk, often in a humorous way.

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