Lantronix xPrintServer Named as Finalist in the Hardware Product Category for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards
Irvine, Calif. – May 2, 2012 – Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that its award-winning, patent-pending xPrintServer™ has been named a finalist in the hardware product category for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. Now in its 19th year, this premier business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. This year’s winners will be announced at a dinner on June 14, 2012, at the Hilton, Costa Mesa, Calif.
The xPrintServer is the first Apple iOS® print server compatible with the new iPad, iPad2, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and virtually any device running Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. “As a pioneering plug-and-print solution for iOS, the xPrintServer has filled a much-needed gap in the corporate environment, where an increasing number of employees are expecting to be able to easily print from their iPads,” said Lantronix Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Mark D. Tullio. “The xPrintServer is just one example of Lantronix’s strong technology platform combined with an effective go-to-market process. We’re very pleased that our innovation has been recognized by TechAmerica.”
Added Bob Brunson, director of TechAmerica Orange County, “We congratulate Lantronix for rising to the finalist rank. This region is home to groundbreaking innovative companies, including Lantronix, that continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world, and we’re excited to help highlight them.”
xPrintServer: Open it. Plug it in. Print!
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. Each device supports up to 10 networked printers. The xPrintServer is available for order now at www.Lantronix.com for $149.95, and is also available on Amazon, Buy.com, and additional leading e-tail sites.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry – the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry’s only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure M2M communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart M2M 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. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.
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