Customer Testimonial

kicker Bundesliga (Print)
kicker-sportmagazin (Print)
kicker Bundesliga (Tablet)
kicker-Sportmagazin Champions League (Tablet)
kicker special "Soccer Adventure" (Tablet)
kicker-Sportmagazin Sport Photo (Tablet)
kicker-Sportmagazin Formula1 (Tablet)
Unterwasser
Logo Olympia-Verlag
Company:Olympia-Verlag (kicker)
Publications / Projects:kicker Bundesliga (Print), kicker-sportmagazin (Print), kicker Bundesliga (Tablet), kicker-Sportmagazin Champions League (Tablet), kicker special "Soccer Adventure" (Tablet), kicker-Sportmagazin Sport Photo (Tablet), kicker-Sportmagazin Formula1 (Tablet), Unterwasser
Category:Magazines
Number of Users:one hundred
Installation:2010

“The exceedingly complex production conditions at kicker-sportmagazin necessitate great flexibility in configuring the different production processes. With vjoon and SNAP, we have competent partners with considerable experience on our side. What's more, we are building on a future industry standard with the Adobe DPS.”

Alexander Maintok, IT Manager Olympia-Verlag

kicker-sportmagazin is produced using vjoon K4. The magazine's publisher, Nuremberg-based Olympia-Verlag, tasked vjoon's integration partner SNAP Innovation to deliver and install the Cross-Media Publishing Platform. The first iPad edition of kicker called "Abenteuer Fußball" (Soccer Adventure) has already been created using vjoon K4 and the integrated Adobe® Digital Publishing Suite (DPS).

The system's integration with the Adobe DPS is one of many benefits that vjoon K4 brings to the publishing process. Match results, reports, and statistics are captured and updated in the kicker database. These data are imported automatically to vjoon K4 via an integration developed jointly by Olympia-Verlag and SNAP, and then constantly updated on the pages in production.

"Olympia-Verlag had initially rented vjoon K4 for four months to test extensively the Cross-Media Publishing Platform for the production of kicker. We are delighted that the publishing house has now opted to use the system throughout the company," says Paul Hörbelt of SNAP Innovation.

About kicker-sportmagazin

kicker-sportmagazin, often called kicker or Der Kicker for short, is a semiweekly sports magazine steeped in tradition. Although it focuses mainly on national and international soccer, it also covers all the key events in the world of sports. Some 200,000 copies of the Monday edition are sold every week.

With the head office based in Nuremberg, Olympia-Verlag also employs editors at four other sites. kicker-sportmagazin is printed simultaneously at up to 13 locations to provide ubiquitous coverage. In combination with the kicker online website, kicker-sportmagazin has the greatest reach of any German sports brand.

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