Sharp's next-generation XMDF Digital Platform for E-book

Sharp developed "XMDF," a next-generation e-book format with advanced features enables easy viewing of digital contents including video and audio, in addition to current features such as texts and still images, and allows automatic adjustment of layout to match and meet publishers' needs.With next-generation XMDF as a core technology, Sharp plans to enhance users' e-book […]

Sharp developed "XMDF," a next-generation e-book format with advanced features enables easy viewing of digital contents including video and audio, in addition to current features such as texts and still images, and allows automatic adjustment of layout to match and meet publishers' needs.

With next-generation XMDF as a core technology, Sharp plans to enhance users' e-book lifestyle with more sophisticated user interface technology, and this year will provide digital platform to promote e-book distribution service and launch compatible reader devices to enter e-book market. Various publishing houses (newspaper, magazines, catalogs), printing and agent companies in Japan and overseas market will be supporting Sharp to launch this e-book business.

XMDF allows users to browse the same content on multiple terminals including smart phones, PCs and TVs and also streamlines publisher's e-book contents production.

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