[LINK] While-you-wait book printing

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Sat Apr 25 07:41:35 EST 2009


On 24/04/2009, at 9:08 PM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> Since we discussed this some weeks ago... it's arrived in the UK.
>
> (From the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/apr/24/espresso-book-machine-blackwell)
>
> It's not elegant: it looks like a large photocopier. But the Espresso
> Book Machine could herald the biggest change for the literary world
> since Gutenberg invented his printing press more than 500 years ago.
>
> Unveiled today at Blackwell's Charing Cross Road branch, in central
> London, the machine prints and binds books in five minutes.

Apparently Angus & Robertson has had one in Melbourne since September  
2008.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/print-on-demand-with-atm-for-books/2008/09/18/1221331003780.html
or
http://is.gd/2PfX

Stil


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