Welcome!

Web 2.0 Authors: Pat Romanski, Carmen Gonzalez, Liz McMillan, Victoria Livschitz, Lori MacVittie

News Feed Item

Lantronix Launches Google Cloud Print-Certified Mobile Printing Solution for Businesses

New xPrintServer(R) Device Enables Cloud Print-Compatible Devices Running ChromeOS, Android OS or Chrome Browsers to Wirelessly Print to Networked or USB Printers From Anywhere in the World

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M (machine-to-machine) connectivity solutions, today announced the launch 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. The product is available for pre-order today at Lantronix.com.

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.

"Mobile printing is an exciting, burgeoning new market driven by the proliferation of mobile devices and BYOD," said Morgan J. Moran, president for Kheelan Business Technologies -- a global provider of integrated network infrastructure, computing devices and software applications for business owners and IT professionals. "Our customers demand robust, best in class solutions like Lantronix's award-winning xPrintServer. With their introduction of a new Cloud Print edition, Lantronix has once again demonstrated its leadership in the mobile printing market."

The xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition supports any device (tablet, smartphone, PC, laptop and more) running Google's Chrome browser -- 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.

"Lantronix is leading the way in mobile printing, and we're pleased to be partnering with them to address the mobile printing needs of our customers and dealers," said Kyle Yost, partner at En-Net Services -- a Maryland-based Lantronix reseller and provider of networking, IT, and energy consulting services to U.S. government agencies, government contractors, higher education institutions and major utilities. "We are already thrilled with the ease of use and performance of the iOS-version of the xPrintServer, and believe the new Cloud Print Edition will further solidify Lantronix's place as a leader in mobile printing."

Lantronix will showcase the Cloud Print Edition at Digital Experience on January 6, 2014, the evening prior to the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas. At the event, attendees will see the xPrintServer in action -- enabling Cloud Print users to print directly from their mobile devices. With more than 1,200 members of the press in attendance, Digital Experience is the nation's largest technology media event.

"With millions of businesses adopting smart devices in the workplace, more and more are seeking easy to adopt printing solutions that allow them to cost-effectively leverage their existing networked printers," said Kurt Busch, Lantronix president and CEO. "The launch of our new xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition rounds out our xPrintServer family by addressing more than half of the multi-billion dollar mobile printing market. In addition to providing users of Android and Chrome-based devices with the ability to print to any supported printer from any device -- the new xPrintServer allows users to print to their printer from anywhere in the world using cloud print technology. It also works seamlessly with Google's increasingly popular portfolio of business productivity tools and services such as Google Apps and Google Docs."

How to Buy: Cloud Print Edition
The new xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition retails for $149.95 MSRP and is currently available for pre-order from Lantronix.com. The product will begin shipping on February 28, 2014 in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. Customers can also sign up at Lantronix.com for more information and to be notified when the product begins shipping.

How to Buy: iOS (Office and Home) Editions
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.

xPrintServer Reseller Program
For companies interested in volume purchases or xPrintServer distribution, reseller and partnership opportunities, please contact [email protected].

The xPrintServer: Open it. Plug it in. Print!
The xPrintServer family comprises easy-to-use hardware solutions for both Apple iOS devices and Google Cloud Print-ready devices. With automatic printer discovery and no configuration, printing is hassle-free. Simply open the box, plug in power and Ethernet, and print -- from any iOS device running iOS version 4.2 or later or Google ChromeOS version 2.2 or later -- to virtually any USB or network-connected printer, whether wired or wireless.

Additional Links:
xPrintServer - Cloud Print launch video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-cloudprint-video
xPrintServer - Office Edition (iOS) launch video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-office-video/
xPrintServer - Home Edition (iOS) launch video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-home-video/
Demo (installation) video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-demo-video/

About Cloud Print
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.

About Lantronix
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, http://www.lantronix.com/blog, features industry discussion and updates. To follow Lantronix on Twitter, please visit http://www.twitter.com/Lantronix.

© 2014 Lantronix, Inc., Lantronix, and xPrintServer are registered trademarks of Lantronix, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective holders. Specifications subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.

Embedded Video Available

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2488868
Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2488871
Embedded Video Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2488918

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Media Contact:
Stephanie Olsen
Lages & Associates, Inc.
[email protected]
+1.949.453.8080

Investor Contact:
E.E. Wang
[email protected]
+1.949.614.5879

Company Contact:
Mark D. Tullio
Lantronix
[email protected]
+1.949.453.7124

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) i...
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the industry’s first all flash version of HyperConverged Appliances that include both compute and storag...
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
There's Big Data, then there's really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, discussed how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines...