Irvine, Calif. – March 5, 2014 – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device. The xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition enables a user’s supported printers to print using cloud print technology from Android OS mobile devices, as well as any device running Google’s Chrome browser and Chrome operating system (ChromeOS). The xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition is the latest edition to Lantronix’ award-winning xPrintServer family of products, joining the xPrintServer – Home Edition and xPrintServer – Office Edition, which enable native mobile printing from iOS devices such as the iPad and iPhone. The xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition is the first and only print server certified by Google to support cloud print technology.
Roughly the size of a smartphone, the new xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition is an easy-to-use hardware solution for cloud printing that requires no additional software downloads or printer driver installations. With automatic printer discovery and configuration, mobile printing is simple and hassle-free for both businesses and individual IT professionals. Simply open the box, plug the xPrintServer into the network, and it automatically links all user IDs to all printers on the network, enabling cloud printing in minutes.
The xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition supports Android devices (smartphones, tablets), and any device (tablet, smartphone, PC, laptop and more) running Google’s Chrome browser. Market research firm IHS iSuppli recently reported that in 2013, cumulative shipments of Android smartphones exceeded one billion units, and is estimated to approach three billion cumulative units by 2016. Google’s Chrome browser is one of the most popular browsers in the world, with more than 310 million active users globally in 2013, according to Google.
The product also supports business users of Google Apps – a cloud-based productivity suite by Google that helps businesses connect and get work done from anywhere on any device. Current market estimates peg the number of businesses using Google Apps, Google Docs, and Chromebooks to exceed 10 million in 2014.
The new xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition retails for $149.95 MSRP and is currently available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe at Lantronix.com, Amazon.com, and other select retailers and e-tailers, as well as through the company’s global distribution network.
For native mobile printing from iOS devices, Lantronix offers the xPrintServer Home –Edition and xPrintServer – Office Edition. The xPrintServer – Office Edition retails for $199.95 MSRP, and the xPrintServer – Home Edition retails for $99.95 MSRP. Both iOS editions (Office and Home) are currently available from Lantronix.com, as well as a variety of e-tailers including Amazon, Best Buy Online, Buy.com, CDW, Ebyte.com, Insight Enterprises, MacMall, Mavtechonline.com, NeutronUSA, Newegg.com, NextDayPC.com, NextWarehouse.com, PCMall, PowerMax.com, Provantage, SemiconductorStore.com, SoftwareForLess, and more.
The xPrintServer family currently supports thousands of networked printer models from leading printer families including HP, Brother, Epson, Canon, Dell, Lexmark, and Xerox. The printers supported by xPrintServer may vary for different editions of the xPrintServer. For detailed printer support lists, as well as updates regarding new printer brands and printer models being supported, please visit www.Lantronix.com.
For companies interested in volume purchases or xPrintServer distribution, reseller and partnership opportunities, please contact [email protected].
xPrintServer – Cloud Print launch video: https://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-cloudprint-video
xPrintServer – Office Edition (iOS) launch video: https://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-office-video/
xPrintServer – Home Edition (iOS) launch video: https://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-home-video/
Demo (installation) video: https://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-demo-video/
Google Cloud Print is a technology that connects printers to the web. With Google Cloud Print, users can make their home and work printers available to anyone they choose. Google Cloud Print works on smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, PCs, and any other web-connected devices. When printing through Google Cloud Print, files are securely sent over the web to any designated printer, be it in the same location as the user or on another continent.
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix products have applications in every industry, including medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail, POS, financial, government, consumer electronics, and IT/data center. The Company’s headquarters are located in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com. The Lantronix blog, https://www.lantronix.com/blog, features industry discussion and updates. To follow Lantronix on Twitter, please visit https://www.twitter.com/Lantronix.
Lages & Associates, Inc.
Mark D. Tullio
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