Jan 11, 2012
No further details were revealed in the invitation, but recent rumors have pointed to Apple planning some education-themed changes to its iBooks platform. Our own sources indicated the announcement could involve support for the EPUB 3 standard, enabling a wider variety of multimedia and interaction features that are useful in a teaching environment. One source in particular suggested that Apple may make some changes to iBooks that are directed specifically toward the academic set.
No hardware-related announcements are expected for this event, though in true Apple fashion, few details are available as to what might actually be announced next Thursday.