21 April 2014
FAIRFIELD, N.J. – April 16, 2014 – KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc., a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, announced today it has joined the MopriaTM Alliance, a nonprofit organization created with the goal of simplifying wireless printing from smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
The Mopria Alliance aims to develop a standard interface that will allow users to connect to any printer —regardless of its manufacturer—with virtually any mobile device. By joining the Alliance as an executive member, KYOCERA is confirming its stance as an active participant in the pursuit of standardized, intuitive, and wireless printing environment.
“This is a concerted effort by software designers, OS providers, mobile device designers, and printer manufacturers,” said Ryuzo Morita, director of KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. and senior general manager of its Corporate Strategy Planning Division. “Our mutual goal is to achieve intuitive mobile printing in any environment, regardless of location or platform. It’s where today’s mobile users want us to devote our attention.”
Joining the Mopria Alliance is the latest strategic initiative undertaken by KYOCERA to expand the capabilities of its award-winning MFPs and printers.
ABOUT THE MOPRIA ALLIANCE
The Mopria Alliance is a non-profit membership organization of leading global technology companies with the shared goal of providing intuitively simple wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The Mopria Alliance’s goal is to bring together the entire industry to drive selected standards adoption, support mobile software application providers to deploy print functionality in their applications, develop experience guidelines in the interaction of mobile and print devices, certify products which will carry the Mopria logo, and educate consumers and business customers about the ability to easily print from mobile devices.
Find out more about the Mopria Alliance at www.mopria.org.
* MopriaTM is a trademark of the MopriaTM Alliance. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.