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Launching a major push into the digital textbook business today with the launch of I books -- for the iPad tablet but.
Just how big -- game changer will it be for the education industry joining me now somebody who's already been in the space Osman Rashid co-founder of the education software firm.
Note dot com you help launch check which was a -- textbook initiative.
Great to see you get -- when you see this and you happen -- already on the iPad I believe.
But when you see apple getting into the space does that make you nervous they're gonna -- me I mean what do you think when you see apple land.
Units from our perspective apple entered the market is is a good thing because it gets a boost to the industry.
So much light is not being -- shares put on to topic of digital textbooks.
-- help startups like us because we no longer have to spend marketing dollars trying to teach everyone what -- is about.
You can actually spend the money to promote -- -- the best days to go for digital textbooks.
And it's going to spark innovation in the industry and I think it's also going to help with the publishers -- you know be more proactive in a market.
What a difference now you're and that 55 I I believe about 5500 universities I'm holding Grey's Anatomy which is used for of course a lot of medical schools -- -- place a lot of imagine this plus all the other books people have to carry.
Digitized what would you charge for this book.
So I don't know exactly on that there's a net connecting with typically in -- -- -- are thirty to 50% cheaper than the physical bulk front.
And the end of the big thing is that typical of that fact -- -- be 22 pounds.
And when you declare all -- -- on the books and put them on when I fed it becomes a lot easier to manage.
And detect the somewhat interactive you can -- -- -- -- it's a completely different learning XP.
It's a look obviously here specifically in college textbooks apple going into K through twelve to start and and what you know they're gonna try and on the space you know they are but.
-- can you both exist is the question.
You know it's it's a pretty big big demarcate our big advantages -- -- -- that -- which means that -- Not only look on the iPad would be also in the Gaza and you know in the future we have apps on and -- and also McCain.
So the the idea is that foreign universities and students you want choice.
And you wanna make sure that interactive books did we deliver that you can post -- -- is unavailable across the board.
Not -- the fact on an apples -- the market is great and that you know I expect an awesome product.
It's did -- fighting and -- innovation.
And it's after Apple's tablet like the iPad which is -- -- helping every -- Well helping you certainly you've got an iPad with you can you just told -- -- show was the -- and how it works at.
And I and we we followed your company obviously but 3-D -- you can look at cells and molecules with the -- dot com -- and I credible.
Absolutely so -- -- going to a a chapter -- valujet could simply navigating to a page.
What I'm going to do is -- wanna touch on the would you -- and this is a concept Ellis marketing really can -- to -- you know all kind of content to the book itself.
And if I touch on -- TV models look at it brings it up and not get into that all that -- but I can also.
While I could also -- to things like have -- -- automatically generated for the book.
And what does does.
It allows me to now is steady a steady -- that's 'cause.
But -- decade we've put some -- science into it that -- somehow that I know the onset it gets say it gets put.
Put him -- -- -- we -- your company and we have followed -- from the start so thank you want to get for showing it and don't -- don't want the big boys at apple pressure -- want you to succeed -- Thank you so much for having me up -- a shade of -- dot com he's the founder and CEO David we were about as it is by this up.
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