iPhone, iPad Users Point to xPrintServer as Hot Holiday Tech Accessory
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 -- First launched one year ago, the Lantronix (LTRX) xPrintServer" device has become increasingly popular within the Apple community by providing hassle-free, wireless printing from iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® mobile devices. Developed by Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, the Lantronix xPrintServer is offered in two editions, the xPrintServer - Office Edition and the xPrintServer - Home Edition. The Office Edition is designed for office use by business and IT professionals, while the Home Edition is intended for the consumer. Between now and the end of the year, a special 20 percent discount is being offered for both editions at www.xPrintServer.com.
"For holiday shoppers looking to add a little joy to the iPhone or iPad aficionado in their lives, the xPrintServer is a great addition," said Mark D. Tullio, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Lantronix. "Whether it's students who need to print their homework, business professionals who need to print documents and presentations, or home users who would like to print items such as tickets, receipts, photos or recipes -- anything that can be viewed, opened or read on an iOS device can be printed with the xPrintServer."
With the proliferation of mobile devices like the iPad and iPhone, for use both at home and in the workplace (bring your own device, also known as BYOD), there is an increased need to easily print from these mobile devices. In fact, the inability to quickly print from iPads has been a source of frustration since the launch of the first iPad. The xPrintServer is an ideal solution, as it requires no apps to download, no software to install, and no need to buy a new printer.
The xPrintServer has garnered many accolades from independent sources, including Best in Show - Macworld 2012 and Engadget 2011 Peripheral of the Year. Numerous publications, ranging from Apple-specific tech and IT magazines to general interest newspapers, have reviewed and given praise to the xPrintServer. Some samples include:
- iPhone Life Magazine - Easily print to any home printer thanks to Lantronix xPrintServer
- Ars Technica - Hands on: adding AirPrint to your home network with xPrintServer
- GigaOM - With xPrintServer, print from iPhone or iPad to almost any printer
- TAUW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) - Lantronix xPrintServer brings networked printers within reach of iOS devices
- InfoWorld - Need to print from iOS? Look no further
- Network World - AirPrint to Almost Any Printer - A Gearhead Rating of 5 out of 5
- TabTimes - Lantronix xPrintServer review: Easy printing from iPads and iPhones
- MobileTrax - Lantronix xPrintServer: Making it Insanely Easy to Print from an iPhone or iPad
The xPrintServer: Open it. Plug it in. Print!
The xPrintServer family is an easy-to-use hardware solution that utilizes the iOS native print menu and requires no additional applications, software downloads, or printer driver installations. 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, to virtually any USB or network-connected printer, whether wired or wireless.
How to Buy
The xPrintServer - Office Edition retails for $199.95 MSRP, while the xPrintServer - Home Edition retails for $99.95 MSRP. The 20 percent discount is valid through December 31, 2012 can be achieved by visiting www.xPrintServer.com, and entering the discount code 'Holiday2012.' Both editions are also 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.
xPrintServer micro site - http://xprintserver.lantronix.com/
xPrintServer - Office Edition launch video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-office-video/
xPrintServer - Home Edition launch video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-home-video/
Demo (Installation) video: http://www.lantronix.com/xprintserver-demo-video/
Lantronix, Inc. is a global leader of secure M2M (machine-to-machine) 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 serves some of the largest medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the world. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif.
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