TOKYO - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Tec (TOKYO:6588), a leading provider of technology solutions announces it joined the MopriaTM Alliance, a non-profit membership organization that promotes wireless printing from smart phone, tablets and other mobile devices in September 2014, and now several Toshiba MFPs have received Mopria-certification. The aim of Mopria Alliance is to bring together the mobile, software and print industries with the goal of aligning to a standard that ensures universal printing compatibility from any mobile device to any printer anywhere.
The number of mobile users is expanding exponentially and the opportunity to print from those mobile devices is similarly increasing. While this trend is convenient for users, it entails more complexity as there are various mobile print applications and services. Toshiba Tec supports users by providing suitable products to facilitate easy and simple mobile printing environment with the state-of-the-art technology. As one of its approaches Toshiba Tec participates in the Mopria Alliance which makes it easier for users to connect printers with their Mopria-certified smart phone or tablet.
Being a member of Mopria Alliance to seamlessly bridge the worlds of mobility and paper is an element of Toshiba’s “Together Information” initiative. Together Information is Toshiba’s vision to better enable people and organizations to create, record, share, manage and display ideas and data. The company’s initiative is based on Toshiba’s belief that successful organizations are those that communicate information in the most effective way possible.
Following are the Mopria certified Toshiba MFPs.
A3 colour MFPs:
e-STUDIO2550C series with optional HDD
A3 monochrome MFPs:
* Latest firmware will be required. * AirPrint plug-in will be required. * The availability of some products may vary from country to country.
For more information about the list of Mopria certified products, please click here.
About the MopriaTM Alliance The MopriaTM Alliance is a non-profit membership organization of leading global technology companies with the shared goal of providing intuitively simple wireless printing from smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. The Mopria Alliance’s goal is to bring together the entire industry to drive selected standards adoption, support mobile software application providers to deploy print functionality in their applications, develop experience guidelines in the interaction of mobile and print devices, certify products which will carry the Mopria logo and educate consumers and business customers about the ability to easily print from mobile devices.
About Toshiba Tec Toshiba Tec Corporation is a Toshiba’s group company, a leading provider of technology solutions, operating across multiple industries – ranging from retail, education and business services to hospitality and manufacturing. With headquarters in Japan and over 80 subsidiaries worldwide, Toshiba Tec Corporation helps organizations transform the way they create, record, share, manage and display information.
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