Mobile printing turns a new page


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Global Graphics was one of the key technology innovators participating in the Innovation Technology Forum at ITEX 2011 where the focus was on the future of office and imaging solutions.

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Mobile printing turns a new page

  1. 1. Mobileprinting turnsa new pageRon Iversen – VP Sales, Global Graphics Peer-to-peer, driverless mobile printing
  2. 2. Why am I here??• To provide you with an overview of the potential business opportunities related to mobile printing• To introduce you to the Intel/Global Graphics mobile print solution and how it is positioned• To learn more about your requirements for mobile printing
  3. 3. Mobile Print Use Cases• Retailers• Service Providers• Enterprise
  4. 4. Mobile Printing Market Drivers• Growth in Smartphone and Tablet shipments • Will surpass total PC/laptop shipments in 2011 • Will be #1 internet access devices for business users• Resulting increase in printed pages (100 million pages from Smartphones in 2012)• Growth in wireless printing via Bluetooth, WiFi• Technology evolution• User demand - ‘new’ social/mobile lifestyle Sources: 1 – KPCB, 2011; 2 – Lyra Research Inc. 2011
  5. 5. Total Worldwide Shipments and Installations of Smartphones 3,500 Smartphone Shipments Smartphone Installations 3,000 2,500Units (Millions) 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 - 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Source: Lyra Research Inc. 2011
  6. 6. Total Pages Printed from Smartphones Worldwide by Consumer and Business Users 12,000 Consumer Business 10,000Pages (in Millions) 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 - 2 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Source: Lyra Research Inc. 2011
  7. 7. Mobile Print SolutionsCloud Printing ProcessingPeer to Peer Printing(Driver/Smartphone-Based) ProcessingPeer to Peer Printing(Driver-less) Processing
  8. 8. Factors in Selecting a Mobile Print Solution• Ease of use• Performance• Security• Output quality• Ongoing system and running costs
  9. 9. Intel/Global Graphics Mobile Print SolutionPeer to Peer Driver-less Model• Quick and easy to use• Print office documents from Smartphone, Tablets or USB stick• Send directly to any local printer• Uses standard Bluetooth or WiFi• Secure and reliable - no internet connection required• High quality and performance• Moves rasterization processing and format conversion to printer• Most scalable model to print from Smartphones
  10. 10. Intel/Global Graphics Mobile Print Solution USB Inkjet Laser Smartphone, PDA, Notebook, USB/Flash card Embedded Legacy/external  PC  box Output - reports, photos, PDA boarding passes, tickets, presentations etc… Office  docs RIP Format Conversion Technology Bluetooth (or NFC cradle, WiFi) Na<ve  print  formats
  11. 11. Peer-to-Peer Possible Implementations• Embedded in device• External box or daughter board coexisting with MFP Wireless Servers Plug computers External Computers
  12. 12. Technology evolution ?Desktop Laptop w/dock Smartphone dock Within 5 years from now, will we be leaving our laptops at home or office and be carrying a handheld computer, smartphone, or tablet?
  13. 13. Value to Printer Mfrs and Dealers• Increased printer/MFP deployment• Revenue from mobile enabling installed base• More pages printed• Increased printer/MFP value• Reduced driver development and cost• Reduced support costs
  14. 14. Want to know more?• Mobile Printing Whitepaper• Demo online:
  15. 15. Intel/Global Graphics Mobile Print DemoFitPC by CompuLab Atom processor IOH BT Radio USB toUSB to BT Printer Demo environment Product Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu, Monta Vista, CentOS etc), Windows 7 VxWare, Windows etc Global Graphics Conversion software converts from Global Graphics interpreter reads Office files and passes Word/PPT to PDF/XPS into Harlequin RIP for rendering Native formats such as JPEG, PDF, and XPS are handled directly Global Graphics software SDK to fully rendered Global Graphics software produces raster in format suitable raster PCL for printer consumption for delivery to the print engine Running on printer controller, or on daughter card orShown on FitPC FitPC by CompuLab (Intel Atom based) external box for legacy devices
  16. 16. Printing from Blackberry over Bluetooth1 – Files can be 2 – a file is 3 – The 4 – the file is selected and copied across stored on the printer/black-box Bluetooth onto the “send over printer/black-boxmedia card in the is selected as the Bluetooth” is where it is Blackberry selected Bluetooth target processed
  17. 17. Printing from iPhone over Wifi 1 – Files can be 2 – a file is 3 – switch view to 4 – the file is copiedstored in the local the printer/black- across wifi onto the file space on the selected and box file space and printer/black-box iPhone copied paste it where it is processed