Originally Posted by Alexander Turcic
The presentation also mentions that it will take around two years to develop the next Cybook reader, with a required funding of four to six million Euro. Partners include Le Monde
, Thales électronique, and Nemoptic
. Nemoptic, we know, makes their own e-paper technology, so it'll be interesting to find out if they're going to replace E Ink.
The Sylen is a joint-project that the french government is funding (the government will provide those 4 to 6 millions). For this reason I don't think it'll be released under the Cybook brand, although this is not clear yet.