Lexmark recently join the Mopria Alliance, a nonprofit membership organization of leading global technology companies focused on providing simple wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Perceptive Software’s Shannon Lyman talks about about why simple wireless printing is important to the enterprise and what Lexmark is doing to help customers with this issue in this InContext Magazine blog post.
It is rare to be in a social or business setting today and not see heads bowed down toward smartphones and tablets. So it may come as no surprise that mobile devices are expected to outpace PC sales 8-to-1 by the end of 2014 (Gartner, June 2013).
More than half of U.S. adults own a smartphone, and a recent survey reports that tablet ownership is up from just 4 percent two years ago to 35 percent today. As these numbers continue to climb, users are seeking PC-like benefits, such as printing, from their mobile devices, particularly within the enterprise.