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July 20, 2020

Readium Foundation. A new board for the Readium Foundation. The term of Readium's newly elected leadership began last week, after the election of three new Directors in June 2020. [Full Announcement].

February 2, 2018

Readium Foundation. First LCP-Enabled Apps and Servers Released. EDRLab is proud to announce that the first LCP-enabled servers and the first LCP app have been released. ePagine, the French distribution platform of independent booksellers, and an EDRLab member, had been one of the first companies to demonstrate an EPUB compliant service in beta during the EPUB Summit 2017 in Brussels. [Full Announcement].

September 9, 2013

Readium Foundation. Adobe joins Readium Foundation. Readium.org today announced that Adobe Systems Incorporated is joining as a member of the Readium Foundation, with the intention to make a significant contribution to the development of the Readium SDK project, a full-featured EPUB 3 rendering engine optimized for native apps on tablets and other mobile devices. [Full Announcement].

February 13, 2013

Readium Foundation. Readium Open Source Initiative Launched to Accelerate Adoption of EPUB 3: ACCESS, Adobe, Barnes & Noble, Copia, Google, Kobo/Rakuten, O’Reilly, Samsung, Sony, others support project to advance universal digital publishing format. The International Digital Publishing Forum announced the Readium Project, a new open source initiative to develop a comprehensive reference implementation of the IDPF EPUB 3 standard. This vision will be achieved by building on WebKit, the widely adopted open source HTML5 rendering engine. [Full Announcement].

March 15, 2012

Readium Foundation. Hachette Livre Group joins Readium Project. Hachette Livre announced that it is joining the Readium Project, a new initiative by the International Digital Publishing Forum. The Readium Project aims to ensure that open source software for handling EPUB 3 publications is readily available, to accelerate adoption of EPUB 3 as the universal, accessible, global digital publishing format. This will be achieved by building on WebKit, the widely adopted open source HTML5 rendering engine. [Full Announcement].