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AirPrint compatibility brings new level of simplicity and flexibility to 3-inch mobile printing for retail and mobile enterprise applications
BROOMFIELD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, announced today that its RuggedJet™3 Wi-Fi mobile receipt and label printer now supports Apple AirPrint™ wireless technology.
Available immediately, the new RuggedJet 3 Wi-Fi with AirPrint enables users to print wirelessly and directly from iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® without the need to download additional print drivers or interfaces. The RuggedJet 3 joins the Brother RuggedJet 4 Wi-Fi Series in providing AirPrint compatibility. Current users of both the RJ-3 and RJ-4 Wi-Fi printers can add support for AirPrint wireless technology via a simple, free firmware update available by Brother.
Ravi Panjwani, Vice President Marketing and Product Management for Brother Mobile Solutions, notes: “Support for AirPrint is significant for many mobile and field service enterprises, but is especially valuable in the retail environment. As retailers implement mobile networked POS systems that run from a wider and wider variety of handheld devices, our job is to make mobile printers that connect easily and reliably with those devices – yet are simple, and even fun for end users to learn and use.”
Panjwani continues, “We added AirPrint compatibility to the 3-inch mobile printer to deliver a truly simple mobile print and connect experience to the growing number of mobile and field service enterprises adopting iOS devices.”
RJ-3 Wi-Fi AirPrint Mobile Printers: Flexible, Versatile and Feature-Rich
Two versions of the RuggedJet 3 Wi-Fi mobile printer with AirPrint support are now available ‒ the RJ-3050 and RJ-3150 label and receipt printers. The RJ-3050 model, ideal for associate-friendly in-store POS applications, features a large, full-color graphical LCD display for optimal ease of use. Intuitive navigation and interactive menus allow for fast, easy printing of 1-inch to 3-inch wide shelf edge labels, POS receipts and product labels and tags. Sleek and compact, the handheld printers are ruggedly constructed and engineered for long-term, reliable performance. Both models come with Brother’s exclusive two-year “bumper-to-bumper” warranty.*
With built-in dual wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the new RuggedJet 3 offers reliable operational mobility inside, outside, or virtually anywhere in the store.
In addition to in-store retail applications, the RJ-3 Wi-Fi with AirPrint support is suitable for use in multiple environments including: retail label, tag and POS receipts, parking tickets, electronic traffic citations, route accounting, healthcare labeling, field service businesses, manufacturing, warehousing and more.
For more information about the Brother RuggedJet 3 Wi-Fi Mobile Printers, please visit www.brotherruggedjet.com
About Brother Mobile Solutions
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation which had revenues of approximately $1.7 billion in fiscal year 2013. Brother International Corporation and its subsidiaries employ over 1,100 people in the Americas. For more information about Brother Mobile Solutions and its products, call (800) 543-6144, or visit brothermobilesolutions.com.
*iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and AirPrint are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
**Windows and Windows Mobile are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
***See limited warranty for details. For warranty information, ask your Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. sales representative or visit brothermobilesolutions.com.
****iOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries.
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