Kindle Like Dual-Screen Reader Aimed at Education Market

kakaiReports of the, up until now, stealth company KaKai are surfacing of a “kindle like” device aimed solely at the education market. Osman Rashid, who also owns Chegg, a textbook rental company, is said to demo the dual-screen education tablet in the upcoming months.

According to Kara Swisher at AllthingsD.com, “BoomTown has found out exactly what [Osman & Kakai] are up to via reports of a concept video the company has shown potential investors and interviews with several sources close to the situation. In simplest terms, it’s essentially a Kindle for students.”

Little is known about the device and service, outside of the following limited facts:

  • Navigation and core functions will be a gesture-based
  • Designed with portability in mind, will feel like a mix between notepad and book
  • Foldable dual screen
  • Will be paired with a custom software suite and interlinked website.

It is reasonable to expect the device will have access to the Chegg’s vast library of educational material. The current homepage shown in the image above, and is light on information. In fact, all that is shown is a play on the different meanings of its name: a singer-comedienne in the Philippines, the third Pharaoh of Egypt during the Fifth dynasty, and an Austrian pumpkin.

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Source: AllThingsD.com








One Response to “Kindle Like Dual-Screen Reader Aimed at Education Market”

  1. The Kno Is an Alternative Way to Use Digital Textbooks | Edu in Review Blog says:

    […] There’s a new competitor in the e-reader market. To the list that includes the iPad, the Nookstudy, and Kindle, add The Kno. The Kno seeks to set itself apart from its competitors with its hinged two-screen construction that opens just like a book. You may have heard of The Kno under its previous name, KaKai. […]


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