Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. today announced that 28 Toshiba e-STUDIOTM multifunction printers (MFPs) have attained certification by the MopriaTM Alliance for meeting its mobile printing standards for the AndroidTM operating system.
The Mopria Alliance - which Toshiba joined in September 2014 - is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The organization's aim 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.
"We are very pleased that our e-STUDIO products have secured the definitive certification in mobile printing," said Bill Melo, Toshiba America Business Solution's chief marketing executive. "As smartphones and other mobile devices continue to proliferate, intuitive printing capability has been consistently identified as among the top needs of mobile professionals. We are pleased to be able to provide smart mobile printing solutions to our customers."
According to information technology research and advisoryãfirm, Gartner, mobile phones, tablets (among others) will represent 80 percent of device spending by 2017*.
The following Toshiba e-STUDIO series are now Mopria certified:
A3 color MFPs:
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.
*Source: Gartner, Mobile Device Trends Show Hidden Mobile Tax on Software Licenses, Roberto Sacco, Lori Samolsky, 20 April 2015
About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company and the world's eighth-largest integrated electronics manufacturer. TABS provides printing, scanning and copying solutions, managed document services and digital signage for businesses of all sizes.
The company's award-winning e-STUDIOTM copiers and printers provide quality performance with the security businesses require. Complementing its hardware offering is a full suite of document workflow, capture and security services including EncompassTM, the company's industry-acclaimed Managed Print Services program. Encompass enables clients to print less and optimize workflow while improving energy efficiency.
TABS' ElluminaTM digital signage offering includes all of the hardware, software and services needed to implement both static and interactive digital signage installations. TABS provides content creation and management, displays, integration, installation and project management services as well as financing for solutions ranging for a single screen to the biggest arenas and stadiums.
TABS is comprised of five divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division; the Toner Products Division; the Document Solutions Engineering Division; the International Division; and Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of TABS, that operates a network of office equipment dealers located throughout the United States.
About the MopriaTM Alliance
The MopriaTM Alliance is a non-profit membership organization of leading global technology companies with the initial goal of simplifying printing from smartphones, tablets and other devices. The Alliance develops and promotes technology standards that deliver an intuitive experience connecting different devices and mobile operating systems. The adoption of these standards allow users to seamlessly interact with a printer, regardless of brand. Plus, app downloads and setups for new mobile devices or printers will become unnecessary. Look for Mopria certified printers and accessories for simple printing with Mopria-enabled mobile devices.ãLearn more at www.mopria.org.