- Amazon announced Thursday that it would expand its X-ray service on Kindle provide support for textbooks as well with a "smart glossary" of key vocabulary terms.
- X-ray allows users to get a visual display of sections within a book that contain specific occurrences of words and topics.
- The reveal came alongside other announcements from Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com's founder and CEO, who also unveiled a $199 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and a larger, 8.9-inch model that will sell for $299.
From the article:
"... The outfit announced today that X-ray for Textbooks will provide a library of terms to lend a hand with your studies alongside a similar function for movies that's powered by IMDB."