ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Solutions Providers Associations (RSPA) RetailNOW show -- Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, today announced its Mobilink™ P80 Plus printer with autocutter to allow customers in retail and hospitality to improve transaction accuracy, customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and organizational productivity. Rounding out Epson's mobile printer line, the Mobilink P80 Plus leverages Epson's ePOS™ Print and Server Direct Print technologies with superior autocutter functionality to get customers in and out of establishments quickly. The industry's first 3" mobile printer with autocutter will be shown at RSPA RetailNOW, Gaylord Palm Resort & Convention Center, Orlando, FL., August 2-5, booth 501, and will be available from Epson authorized distributors and resellers by mid August.
According to a June 2014 research report by IHL Group titled "Mobile POS: Reaching Escape Velocity—All Systems Go," Mobility in retail is now a $7.8 billion business worldwide and "the single fastest moving trend in retail since the Internet was added to stores." The report also states that more than 3.6 million tablets will be shipped for use in North American retail/hospitality by 2016. Mobile printers are an essential component of that growth.
"We've seen a dramatic shift in retail and hospitality over the past few years, and mobility is at the forefront," said Gregg Brunnick, director of product management & technical services, Business Systems Division, Epson America. "As the only vendor to offer autocutter functionality for mobile printers, we eliminate the cumbersome act of manually cutting receipts. Our rugged 3-inch Mobilink P80 Plus printer with autocutter nicely rounds out our suite of mobile solutions that help meet today's retail and hospitality demands for more efficient service and operations."
Mobilink P80 and Mobilink P80 Plus
Mobilink P80 is ideally suited for enterprise applications in retail and food service. The lightweight, Mobilink P80 Plus features the industry's first 3" receipt printer with autocutter, leverages Epson's ePOS Print technology, offers ultra fast print speed with speeds up to 100mm/second,1 long battery life (up to 33 hours), paper-saving options that can reduce usage up to 23% and has the connectivity options needed to meet the requirements of today's iOS, Android and Windows printing applications. Mobilink's P80 Plus new built in autocutter cuts receipts with clean, smooth edges.
Epson's Mobilink P20 is an ultra compact 2" receipt printer that weighs only .50 lbs pounds and fits in the palm of your hand. It delivers all the features you need to print anywhere, anytime. Featuring Epson's ePOS Print technology, it can print directly from compatible POS applications with popular mobile devices running an iOS, Android or Windows operating system.
Epson's robust 2" receipt or label printer Mobilink P60II offers the fastest printing in its class, with up to 100 mm/second, industry-leading operational battery life (up to 46 hours), and includes paper-saving options that can reduce usage up to 23%. Epson's Mobilink P60II also offers flexible connectivity and networking security and offers an autocutter for receipt version and peeler for label version. Epson's Mobilink P60II is ZPLII, EPLII and CPCL-compatible for easy drop-in Zebra replacement and is available with belt clip and shoulder strap options for additional flexibility.
For more information on Epson's mobile printers please visit: http://pos.epson.com/Products/prodsPMOPList.htm
About Epson America, Inc.
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson's advanced technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world. Today Epson's Business Systems Division continues to bring industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of service. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonAmerica).
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1 Battery Life can vary significantly depending on usage
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