It's an exciting time for consumers of digital content as a variety of eReader and eBook formats and channels are becoming available -- the market is clearly growing (although perhaps not yet cannibalizing print). That makes it a challenging time for content providers and publishers since there is obviously no one standard or channel or device for reaching content consumers. Here's a high-level snapshot overview of some of the key players at this time -- this will quickly change but hopefully the details should provide some insights that endure for a bit longer.
This post is divided into:
- Technical Formats
- Content Creation Tools
- Content Conversion Vendors
- Hardware Device-Based eReaders/Channels
- Software-Based eReaders/Channels
- Additional Resources