As the reliance on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets continues to grow, it is important the modern office evolves with the available technology.
Making the printing process more efficient and intuitive, mobile printing allows a great number of users to wirelessly take advantage of the full range of functions of a modern printer.
Airprint is the official printing application for Apple products, making it easier for iPad, iPhone and iPod users to print directly from their device. The heavy market penetration of Apple products, makes Airprint-ready prints incredibly useful for the modern office environment.
Many Apple products including MacBooks, iPods and iPads can all connect to wireless printers via the AirPrint app. This native application makes printing from Apple devices incredibly simple with the two-touch process.
To print a wide range of documents through a printer which supports AirPrint, simply click ‘Share’ and select ‘Print’. The device will then find any supporting printer and give you a choice of printers to use.
View Printerland’s full range of AirPrint-supporting printers here.
Google Cloud Print
Google Cloud Print helps Android-users print more efficiently from their smartphone or tablet. Connecting directly to the Google cloud service, it is simpler for Android users to print from almost anywhere.
Any devices which use the Android operating system can print via the Google Cloud Print app by simply clicking ‘Share’.
Using GPS, Google Cloud Print makes it possible for you to print from printers halfway across the world. So if the office needs a document from your phone, you can simply set it to print remotely without the need to email the documentation to colleagues.
View Printerland’s full range of Google Cloud Print devices here.
Mobile Printing Apps
All the big printer manufacturers have developed their own printing applications, making the print process far simpler and more efficient. Many of these apps are provided with the printer on a software disc or can be downloaded for free from the manufacturer’s website.
OKI Mobile Printing
Xerox Print Portal
Canon Easy PhotoPrint
Kodak Pic Flick
Samsung Mobile Print
Removing the need for hazardous wires, wireless printing has helped to make printing more efficient for both home and office use. Connected via wireless internet, this modern printing method ensures fuss-free printing for a greater number of users.
Benefits of Wireless Printing
Wireless printing can help numerous members of an office team utilise a printer’s full range of functions simultaneously. Negating the need for wired connectivity, all printers and mobile devices on the wireless network can use the printer.
Furthermore, the absence of unsightly wires has practical and aesthetic benefits with a reduction of trip hazards and the potential for electrical fires.
Handheld and portable printers are ideal for professionals who travel a lot. Capable of connecting to mobile devices, a wide range of tasks can be completed on these comparatively small units.
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