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Read eBooks on your TV? Really.

By on January 10, 2011 in Publishing Revolution

Get ready to read your books on your TV. Really.

From a Streaming Media report from CES: “Content including periodicals, books and movies will be formatted in Sharp’s proprietary XDMF, which automatically adjusts content to the size of the screen.

According to John Herrington, President of Sharp North America, Sharp will extend XDMF to its smartphones and connected TVs “so users can seamlessly port content from one device to another most convenient to them.”

What kind of user experience will this be? With your eBook functioning as an app on your Internet connected TV, could be wild. What kind of things could you envision yourself doing with this technology? Would you use it?

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