Oce to Showcase Mobile Printing Application for AEC Industry at Autodesk University 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oce, a Canon Group Company and an international leader in digital document management and delivery, today announced that it will showcase a mobile printing tool designed to meet the growing wide format technical document print needs of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals during Autodesk University 2012, November 27 – 29 in Las Vegas, NV. Attendees who visit the Canon U.S.A. booth (#328) will see first-hand Oce Publisher Mobile App for iPad® – a new mobile application that enables a user to print anywhere, anytime from an iPad device via a Wi-Fi connection to the user's network without installing print drivers.
"The AEC industry continues to adopt an increasingly mobile and collaborative approach to business and projects, and AEC firms are looking for the latest tools to support their on-the-go workforce," said Sal Sheikh, Vice President, Marketing, Oce Wide Format Printing division of Oce North America. "Combining advanced large format print systems with mobile print capabilities gives AEC companies the flexibility to print high quality, color and black & white engineering and design documents in the field, without disrupting their workflow. Now, users can have immediate access to the documents they need, when they need them."
Large Format Printing Meets a Mobile Workforce
As work environments become more collaborative, the need to share, view and print engineering and design documents from a variety of locations is growing. Using Oce Publisher Mobile App for iPad, users can send prints directly to an Oce wide format printer within reach of a Wi-Fi router that is part of their company's network. Now, mobile workers can quickly access and print documents if, and when, they need them – whether different locations within an organization's own campus, facilities or construction sites.
Using the Wi-Fi configuration on the iPad device, users can retrieve scanned PDF, PLT (HPGL1/2), TIFF, JPEG and DWF files via email or other cloud-based applications, then send a print request to a supported Oce wide format device – including all Oce ColorWave®, Oce PlotWave®, TDS and TCS systems – via Oce Publisher Mobile App for iPad
Mobile Printing Creates a Flexible Workflow
Combining advanced large format print systems with mobile print capabilities gives AEC professionals the flexibility to print high-quality construction documents in the field, without disrupting their workflow. Employees no longer have to worry that they have all the documents they may need stored on a jump drive or printed as hard copies before they go into the field. They can trust that all the critical documents they need are stored securely in the cloud and can be accessed and sent to any Oce large format printing system within their existing network environment enabled with the mobile printing software.
Mobile access and printing of documents can also lead to reduced downtime and costs as employees need not put a job on hold while they leave the site to retrieve critical designs or data. Fast, easy access to color or B&W construction documents in the field can help AEC companies further leverage the use of color, improve communication, reduce mistakes and speed up project completion. In addition to greater worker efficiency and flexibility, mobile printing capabilities can cut down on potential waste generated by printing documents that may not be needed.
For more information on Oce Publisher Mobile App for iPad, please call Oce at 800-714-4427 or visit www.oceusa.com.
Oce is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Oce offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Oce is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Oce customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Oce is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Oce North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. For more information, visit www.oce.com.
Oce and Canon: Stronger together
In 2010 Oce joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 198,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2011 totaled USD 45.6 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at www.canon.com.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, for the ninth consecutive year, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability. Committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, Canon U.S.A. provides 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
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