KODAK collaborates with On Demand Books

Books - BSN

(Best Syndication News) - Eastman Kodak Company announced in September, a new collaboration with On Demand Books and ReaderLink. The partnership will have in-store On Demand Books’ Espresso Book Machine deployed at retail locations that have the KODAK Picture Kiosks. The combination of services will offer consumers a full-service digital-to-print media. With the partnership, consumers will be able to get photo books and custom/local self-published titles, educational supplements, and more at retail locations.

On Demand Books is also working with ReaderLink that will help bring copyright titles to non-trade bookseller channels. Consumers would be able to get a copy of the book without special ordering for non-stock titles. ReaderLink is the largest full-service book distributer in North America; they service over 24,000 retail locations nationwide.

On Demand Books has the Espresso Book Machine that can print and assemble a book in less than four minutes. There technology combined with KODAK Picture Kiosk will allow them to expand their books to high-quality bound Kodak Photo Books. The books would be made in only minutes and would be able to be picked up at a store that has the Kodak Picture Kiosks.
The partnership will focus on integrating the two solutions in North America during 2012 and will eventually expand internationally in 2013.

Self-publishers may be excited about the new partnership because On Demand Books has EspressNet service that makes these titles available to consumers to print a copy on the Espresso Book Machine. Now with the Espresso Book Machine being integrated with KODAK Picture Kiosk, there will be more potential customers.

Consumers will have access to over 7 million in-copyright or public domain books that is available to order through On Demand Books. Moreover, they will be able to put together family photo books.

By: Julie Marcus
Science and Technology Writer

ref: 1

Share/Save/Bookmark

      

Post to Facebook

Important: The material on Best Syndication is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be advice. Authors may have or will receive monetary compensation from the company's product/s mentioned. You should always seek professional advice before making any legal, financial or medical decisions and this website cannot substitute or replace any trained professional consultation.
Use of this site means that you agree to our TERMS OF SERVICE

Advertise On This Site
Copyright © 2006-2015 By Best Syndication All Rights Reserved