knfb to demo new, full-color, audio-enhanced e-book content on Blio at CES

January 5, 2011

Media demonstrations, interviews with Ray Kurzweil available Thursday, January 6, at 3:30 p.m., in the Microsoft booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

K-NFB Reading Technology, creator and developer of Blio, will bring to life new, enhanced e-book content, including well-known children’s titles, on Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show. K-NFB founder Ray Kurzweil will be demonstrating full-color, studio-quality audio titles on the Blio e-reading software at 3:30 p.m. in Microsoft’s booth (#7144).

Additionally, K-NFB will show an updated version of Blio (version 2.1) that will be released Jan. 17, as well as Blio content on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.

Blio, the brainchild of futurist Ray Kurzweil provides access to the largest library of PDF-based, image-rich e-books, including children’s books and cookbooks. The free application (which can be downloaded at works across device platforms and preserves the original layout and colors of books, while offering advanced capabilities that deliver the most engaging, interactive digital reading experience.

Media are welcome to experience demonstrations of well-known children’s books and other enhanced content on Blio and to interview Ray Kurzweil on Thursday, Jan. 6 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the Microsoft booth (#7144) located in the South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


  • Enhanced content demonstration on Blio
  • Interviews with Blio inventor Ray Kurzweil


  • Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Microsoft booth (#7144)


  • Thursday, Jan. 6: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.


Source: knfb Reading Technology