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Lantronix Demonstrates Easy Plug-and-Print Solution for iPad and Apple iOS Devices at Digital Experience 2012New xPrintServer Enables Wireless Printing to Networked Printers; Easy-to-Use, Requires No Configuration or Additional Software (January 09, 2012)
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart connectivity solutions, today announced it is showcasing its new xPrintServer at Digital Experience on January 9, 2012, the evening prior to the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas. With more than 900 editors and members of the press in attendance, Digital Experience is the nation's largest technology media event.
The xPrintServer is the first Apple iOS® print server compatible with the iPad®2, iPad, iPhone®, iPod® touch, and virtually any device running Apple's iOS mobile operating system. Lantronix will provide the first live public demonstration of the xPrintServer in action -- enabling iPad and other iOS users to print directly from their iOS devices during the event.
"We are very pleased to see the positive response from the market on our xPrintServer," said Kurt Busch, president and CEO for Lantronix. "It's clear we are filling a much needed gap in the Apple ecosystem, and we look forward to the first live demonstration at Digital Experience."
The xPrintServer, roughly the size of an iPhone, 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 easy and hassle-free. Simply open the box, plug the xPrintServer anywhere into the network, and print wirelessly from any iOS device running iOS version 4.2 or later, to virtually any network-connected printer.
The xPrintServer currently supports thousands of networked printer models from leading printer families including HP, Brother, Epson, Canon, Dell, Lexmark, and Xerox. As new printer brands and printer models become available, Lantronix will post updates on www.Lantronix.com.
How to Buy
The xPrintServer, which is currently available for pre-ordering at www.Lantronix.com, is scheduled to begin shipping in the first calendar quarter of 2012, at which time it will also be available on Amazon, NewEgg, Buy.com, and MacMall websites. As the first product in the xPrintServer family, the xPrintServer-Network Edition retails for $149.95 MSRP, and is designed for enterprises and consumers using network-connected printers, either wired or wireless.
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 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.
© 2012 Lantronix, Inc. Lantronix, Inc. and Lantronix are registered trademarks, and xPrintServer is a trademark of Lantronix, Inc. iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective holders. Specifications subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.
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