Businessweek: With EPUB 3, E-Books Finally Get Traction in Japan

November 1, 2012

A recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek credits EPUB as an enabler for e-Books (beyond manga) to finally start getting traction in Japan:  "... Japan’s e-reader dark ages may be ending. EPUB 3.0, the latest open-standard software for digital readers developed by the International Digital Publishing Forum, an electronic publishing trade group, can display Japanese text vertically. That’s unlocked the door for some newcomers to the e-reader market, allowing them to use the same standards they use elsewhere rather than technology exclusive to Japan." Link to full article: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-10-25/e-books-finally-get-trac...

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