Recently in Stockholm we launched perhaps the ultimate Print on Demand Publishing solution. Meganews is a revolutionary new concept which brings magazines to consumers.
The Meganews concept
Meganews is an unmanned newspaper vending machine with internet access that prints, in real-time, a copy of the magazine you have selected. You purchase your magazine through screens on the kiosk and pay by credit card. It only takes two minutes from making your purchase until a freshly printed magazine drops down the hatch.
At launch, consumers can choose from over 200 magazines and journals.
The Swedish journalist and TV profile Lars Adaktusson, his brother Hans and their company Mega News Sweden came up with the idea. Behind the software, the card terminal and the screens is the technology consultant company Sweco.
The industry design company LA + B has designed the news stand.
Last but not least Ricoh’s digital colour cutsheet technology…
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