Lantronix New ‘Plug-and-Print’ xPrintServer Now Shipping
Wireless Printing Solution for iPads and iPhones Available Worldwide
San Francisco, Calif. – January 25, 2012 – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer™, the first plug-and-print hardware solution for printing from iPads®, iPhones®, and virtually any Apple iOS® device. In support of the launch, the company is providing a live xPrintServer demonstration for members of the press and conference exhibitors this week at Macworld | iWorld 2012.
“Lantronix has developed an impressive solution for iOS printing,” said Shaun Alger, CEO for MyOffice, a San Diego-based, nationwide provider of office equipment and services. “Our team is outfitted with iPads and iPhones, and we’ve been using the xPrintServer in a live corporate environment for the past month. Whether it was on printer brands such as HP, Sharp, or Dell, the user experience has been outstanding. This is truly a plug-and-print solution.”
“xPrintServer should prove to be an ideal low cost, high performance iOS printing solution for enterprises,” said Tarek Hafiz, President for CBE Office Solutions, one of Southern California’s largest office equipment and solutions providers. “Not only should xPrintServer prove to be a significant differentiator for our company as we market into enterprises throughout the region, but will be an outstanding value-add for our customers, who have been clamoring for an iOS printing solution for business environments.”
The xPrintServer: Open it. Plug it in. Print!
The Lantronix xPrintServer-Network Edition is the first Apple iOS print server compatible with the iPad2, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and virtually any device running Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. The xPrintServer, roughly the size of an iPhone, is an easy-to-use hardware solution that utilizes the iOS native print menu and requires no additional applications, software downloads, or printer driver installations. With automatic printer discovery and no configuration, printing is easy and hassle-free. Simply open the box, plug the xPrintServer anywhere into the network, and print wirelessly from any iOS device running iOS version 4.2 or later, to virtually any network-connected printer.
“We are pleased to announce xPrintServer is now available and shipping, in select regions worldwide,” said Kurt Busch, Lantronix President and CEO. “xPrintServer is the first new product line conceived, designed, and marketed under the new management team. The launch and promotion of xPrintServer directly reflects the significant progress we’ve made, in just five months, in establishing a strategy that drives innovation and leverages Lantronix strong technology platforms with an efficient, disciplined, and aggressive go-to-market process.”
How to Buy
As the first product in the xPrintServer family, the xPrintServer-Network Edition retails for $149.95 MSRP, and is designed for enterprises and consumers using network-connected printers, either wired or wireless.
- North American customers can purchase the xPrintServer at www.Lantronix.com, from our distribution partners, and in the coming weeks from select retailers and leading e-tailers including Amazon, NewEgg, Buy.com, MacMall and more;
- European customers can purchase via www.Lantronix.com, or from our European distribution partners. For more information, please email us at [email protected];
- APAC and Japan customers can purchase directly from Lantronix by contacting us at [email protected]or [email protected], respectively.
xPrintServer Reseller Program
For companies interested in volume purchases or xPrintServer distribution and partnership opportunities, please contact us at [email protected].
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 serves some of the largest medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the world. The company’s headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif.
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