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Amazon Kindle Development Kit promises ereader Active Content

Jan 22, 2010, 03:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Davies)

"Amazon have announced a software development platform for their Kindle ebook reader, which will allow developers to create “active content” for the E Ink device. The Kindle Development Kit (KDK) is set to go into limited beta in February 2010, and will include programming interfaces, tools and documentation together with a Kindle Simulator, capable of mimicking both the regular and DX models on PC, Mac and Linux systems.

"Already signed up are Zagat and Sonic Boom, who will be creating interactive restaurant guides and simple puzzle games respectively. Meanwhile EA Mobile have also thrown their hat into the ring, though it’s unclear which of their titles might transition over to Kindle."

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