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Published onAug 02, 2019

Readium provides a "set of software building blocks" for the development of standardized EPUB and web publication reader applications for a variety of contexts—browser-based, mobile app, and desktop. Readium is a set of libraries and frameworks, and also a foundation and international community dedicated to ebook implementation standards.

Basic Info:

Institutional host: Readium Foundation
Principal investigator: Hadrien Gardeur
Contact: [email protected]
Lead developer: Hadrien Gardeur
Funding sources: members
Development partners: European Digital Reading Lab (EDRLab)
Partners: Members include: Editis, Hachette, Madrigall, Media Participations, Syndicat National de l’édition, Cercle de la Librarie, Centre National du livre, the French State and Cap Digital.
Initial release: 2012
Version (as of June 2019): R2

Github (as of June 2019):

Language: TypeScript
License: BSD
Last commit: 2019-06-20
Contributors: 7

Federico Menoyo:

Since Google dropped support for it, it’s future has been questioned. What is the expected future for this project ?