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Iranian Startups Unveil e-Reader Supporting Persian

While several major companies across the globe including Amazon have been in the business of e-book readers for over a decade, none of the brands support the Persian language
Fidibook is priced at 5.49 million rials ($130).Fidibook is priced at 5.49 million rials ($130).
The introduction of a locally developed e-reader with the distinguishing feature of supporting the Persian language might become the solution to the country’s low book readership

Iranian entrepreneurs have made inroads into the e-book reader industry, offering Persian speakers the chance to read texts on demand in their mother tongue for the very first time in e-reader history.
Manufactured jointly by startup and major e-book publisher Fidibo, and Digikala, Iran's largest e-commerce store, the e-reader called "Fidibook" was unveiled this week in a bookstore in Tehran, reported ITIRAN.
While several major companies across the globe including Amazon have been in the business of e-book readers for over a decade, none of the brands support the Persian language.
The homegrown device is deemed unrivaled as there are no alternatives to the Persian-supporting gadget in the international market.
Lack of support for the Persian language made reading in Farsi a chore for users of ...
 

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