HP has announced two printer accessories to facilitate mobile printing. HP also announced new single-function printers, multifunction printers (MFPs), scanners and solutions designed to streamline customers' digital and paper processes.
The new HP mobile printing accessories include the HP 1200w Mobile Print Accessory and HP JetDirect 2800w for FutureSmart Fleet. They enable wireless direct and near field communication (NFC) touch-to-print capabilities from smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs for a new and existing installed base of 40 million HP LaserJet and Officejet customers. These accessories are affordable and easy to install via USB or by placing them in the device's hardware integration pocket.
According to HP, the company's new LaserJet Enterprise M800 series is the industry's first enterprise printer and MFP series with touch-to-print functionality and wireless direct. These devices allow customers to safely print from any NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet with just one touch. Within this series, the HP Colour LaserJet Enterprise flow MFP M880 and the HP LaserJet Enterprise flow MFP M830 also feature HP's Flow document management technology to streamline digital and paper processes and accelerate business workflows for enterprise customers.
The HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125/M127 series includes HP's smallest MFP with monochrome print, scan, copy and fax capabilities, and is the first in its class to offer a 3-inch colour touch-screen panel. The HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M176/M177 series provides SMB MFP features plus workflow management solutions. It can connect with cloud services like HP Flow CM Professional, Google Docs, or Box.
Updated Workflow Solutions
Updates to HP ePrint Enterprise offer enhanced connectivity features and expanded device support for environments using mobile device management solutions. HP now offers a version of the ePrint Enterprise app for Blackberry 10, as well as Android and iOS versions of the HP ePrint Enterprise for Good app helping mobile users print content secured by the Good suite of solutions. Additionally, the HP ePrint Enterprise server software will support Wi-Fi printing from the native print path on certain mobile devices.
HP Flow CM Professional 1.2, the latest update to the company's cloud content management offering, includes Autonomy Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) search capabilities resulting in better, faster search results from cloud storage. Additionally, multipage mobile capture with HP Pagelift technology makes it easier to snap clear, useable files from mobile devices, and a new multiuser import capability simplifies the experience for IT managers. HP Flow CM is now available in Canada, as well as the United States.
HP Capture and Route 1.3 now offers iOS and Android mobile client support. In addition, users can now scan from HP Officejet Pro X and other HP devices directly to HP Flow CM Professional and Google Docs for cloud storage.
HP Embedded Capture is a new serverless content capture solution designed to facilitate the scanning of images by allowing customers to create their own personal workflows. Updates to the HP Access Control 13.0 security solution include support for the HP Officejet Pro X series and enhanced non-HP device support to enable more secured pull printing and authentication.
HP'S First Flow Scanner
The HP Scanjet Enterprise Flow 5000 s2 desktop scanner is a fast option for streamlining workflows by transforming paper into editable digital files. Users can scan to multiple formats and send documents directly to cloud storage, like HP's Flow CM, network folders or SharePoint. Additionally, HP EveryPage technology helps users avoid missed pages in scanned files.