The sources made it known that entering the market with an e-book reader is even easier than doing so with a netbook. They also added that the new devices' content delivery platform could make or break their success.
Most of the demand for e-book readers has been in North America and Europe. According to the sources, the device has yet to take off in Asia because of a difference in reading habits. With that in mind, they are conservative about the business potential e-book readers can bring to Taiwan's PC vendors and content publishers.