PocketBook International S.A. is a Hong Kong-based multinational company which produces e-book readers under the PocketBook brand. The company is headquartered in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. Its American headquarters are located in Overland Park, Kansas, a Kansas City suburb. The brand was introduced in 2007. The actual production started in late 2008. OEM manufacturer for PocketBook has been Taiwanese Netronix and, since Summer 2010, is Foxconn. As hardware production is outsourced, PocketBook is focused on its design and software development. It is a long-standing leader when it comes to the number of supported text formats, though there do exist file converters. PB promotes legality of digital media by running Store.Obreey.com (from Ukrainian , obreey (horizon)), Bookland.net and Ebooks Shop.
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