Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

Agile Computing Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Gregor Petri, Georgiana Comsa, Elizabeth White

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
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, a producer of the first smartphones and tablets, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. He will explain how M2M controllers work through wirelessly connected remote controls; and specifically delve into a retrofit option that reverse-engineers control codes of existing conventional controller systems so they don't have to be replaced and are instantly converted to become smart, connected devices.
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and analyzed? As an area of investment, how might a retail company move towards an innovation methodolo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Consumer IoT applications provide data about the user that just doesn’t exist in traditional PC or mobile web applications. This rich data, or “context,” enables the highly personalized consumer experiences that characterize many consumer IoT apps. This same data is also providing brands with unprecedented insight into how their connected products are being used, while, at the same time, powering highly targeted engagement and marketing opportunities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nathan Treloar, President and COO of Bebaio, will explore examples of brands transforming their businesses by t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevOps to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, imple...
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes about through a Communications Platform as a Service which allows for messaging, screen sharing, video...
As more and more data is generated from a variety of connected devices, the need to get insights from this data and predict future behavior and trends is increasingly essential for businesses. Real-time stream processing is needed in a variety of different industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Finance, Online Retail, Smart Grids, and Healthcare. Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed distributed stream computation service that provides low latency, scalable processing of streaming data in the cloud with an enterprise grade SLA. It features built-in integration with Azur...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer,...
Contrary to mainstream media attention, the multiple possibilities of how consumer IoT will transform our everyday lives aren’t the only angle of this headline-gaining trend. There’s a huge opportunity for “industrial IoT” and “Smart Cities” to impact the world in the same capacity – especially during critical situations. For example, a community water dam that needs to release water can leverage embedded critical communications logic to alert the appropriate individuals, on the right device, as soon as they are needed to take action.
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts, GM of Platform at FinancialForce.com, will discuss the value of business applications on wearable ...
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is about the digitization of physical assets including sensors, devices, machines, gateways, and the network. It creates possibilities for significant value creation and new revenue generating business models via data democratization and ubiquitous analytics across IoT networks. The explosion of data in all forms in IoT requires a more robust and broader lens in order to enable smarter timely actions and better outcomes. Business operations become the key driver of IoT applications and projects. Business operations, IT, and data scientists need advanced analytics t...
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device access to health records while reducing operating costs and complying with government regulations.
For IoT to grow as quickly as analyst firms’ project, a lot is going to fall on developers to quickly bring applications to market. But the lack of a standard development platform threatens to slow growth and make application development more time consuming and costly, much like we’ve seen in the mobile space. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Weiner, Product Manager of the Omega DevCloud with KORE Telematics Inc., discussed the evolving requirements for developers as IoT matures and conducted a live demonstration of how quickly application development can happen when the need to comply wit...
The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before – transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE creates new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities to improve business and government operations, decision making and mission support capabilities.