Market Highlights: An E-book Device which is also called an e-book reader is an electronic device, designed specifically for the purpose of reading digital e-books and periodicals. while any device displaying text on a screen act as an e-reader, this device may optimize portability, readability, and battery life for this purpose. E-book device is capable of holding a number of books. An E-book device is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices. E-books can be read on e-reader devices, as well as on any computer device that features a controllable viewing screen, including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones The market study is being classified by Type (E Ink Screen Device and LCD Screen Device), by Application (School and colleges, Personal use and Others) and major geographies with country level break-up that includes South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Rest of Europe), MEA (Middle East, Africa), North America (United States, Canada, Mexico).
Key Players: The prominent players in the E-book Device are Amazon (United States), Barnes&Noble (United States), PocketBook (Switzerland), Kobo(Rakuten) (Canada), Bookeen (France), Ectaco (United States), Ematic (United States), Aluratek (United States) and Tolino (Germany).
Major Market Development Highlights Rakuten Kobo has acquired the company Aquafadas and Bookeen, the European leader in e-reading, joins forces with Thalia, the number 1 Bookseller in Germany, to launch Cybook Odyssey within Thalia shops Barnes & Noble Inc. has put itself up for sale, and the company that lower the market of them is Amazon.com Inc, The company is focusing mainly on the formats such as the Mobi, EPUB, and KF8, as it has been popular among readers due to convenient and user-friendly interfaces provided by the company and Bookeen named a winner for its outstanding growth by Deloitte technology fast 50 2011
Key Questions Answered in the Report What will the E-book Device Market size and the growth rate be in Future? What are the key factors driving the E-book Device Market? What are the key market trends and macro-economic impacting the growth of the E-book Device Market? What are the challenges to market growth? Who are the key vendors in the E-book Device Market? What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the E-book Device Market? Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Players. What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the E-book Device Market?
Research Methodology: The top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the size of the Global E-book Device market. In order to reach an exhaustive list of functional and relevant players various industry classification standards are closely followed such as NAICS, ICB, SIC to penetrate deep in important geographies by players and a thorough validation test is conducted to reach most relevant players for survey in E-book Device market. In order to make priority list sorting is done based on revenue generated based on latest reporting with the help of paid databases such as Factiva, Bloomberg etc. Finally the questionnaire is set and specifically designed to address all the necessities for primary data collection after getting prior appointment by targeting key target audience that includes Developers, Sub component Developers, Channel partners, Industry association, Downstream vendors, Government and investment communities and Research organisation and associations. This helps us to gather the data for the players revenue, operating cycle and expense, profit along with product or service growth etc. Almost 70-80% of data is collected through primary medium and further validation is done through various secondary sources that includes Regulators, World Bank, Association, Company Website, SEC filings, OTC BB, Annual reports, press releases etc.