KYOCERA ANNOUNCES GOOGLE CLOUD PRINTING

26 November 2015

Osaka, Japan – November 30, 2015: KYOCERA Document Solutions, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, announces that select printers and MFPs are now able to support Google Cloud PrintTM, making it even easier to access documents from anywhere and support growing printing needs, without the deployment of IT departments.

Google Cloud Print is a service by Google Inc. that allows users to print from their smart phone, tablet, personal computers or any other web-connected device, to any cloud-connected printer without installing specific printer drivers on their devices. Printing from smart phones and tablets is becoming a requirement for more users every day, especially in key target markets for Kyocera such as the education or public sector which need a more flexible printing approach without print servers.

[Hans-Gerd Schmidt, Product Manager at Kyocera Document Solutions Europe] said, "We all know that more work than ever before is done on the move, so digital workflow is more important than ever. Our customers need to have the same access to documents and print capability on mobile devices as they do on their desktops. Google Cloud Print gives that control and flexibility without the need for expensive infrastructure."

In many organisations, both PCs and mobile devices are used to maximise work in and out of the office. With a Google Cloud Print compatible printer, the user does not need to choose the device for printing so no driver downloads are necessary. This brings a raft of benefits to all businesses because it enables employees to have complete access to their documents wherever they are, improving workflows and saving time. It is possible to send print jobs to the office printer even while out of the office or easily output their document to the specified printer from a remote location. Anyone with a Google account can access these benefits.

KYOCERA is expanding its Google Cloud Print compatible models. 
For latest information about supported KYOCERA products, visit
http://www.google.com/intl/en/cloudprint/learn/printers.html#info-KYOCERA

For more details on Google Cloud Print, visit http://www.google.com/cloudprint/learn/
 

*Google Cloud Print is a trademark of Google Inc.
*In order to use Google Cloud Print service, you need to acquire Google account and register your printer with Google Cloud Print in advance.
*Printer firmware update may be required for Google Cloud Print support. Please contact your dealer or local KYOCERA Document Solutions sales company.

Note: Information within this news release is current as of the date of announcement.


About KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. headquartered in Osaka, Japan is a leading manufacturer of document imaging solutions and document management systems, including color and monochrome multifunctional products and printers and wide format devices. KYOCERA’s products are renowned for their unique long-life imaging components that provide greater reliability, less waste - resulting in a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) over the life of the product. 

The KYOCERA Document Solutions portfolio does not stop at hardware. A full suite of business applications and consultative services allow customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, unleashing the full potential of their hardware investment. KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of KYOCERA Corporation, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. During the year ended March 31, 2015, KYOCERA Corporation's net sales totaled 1.52 trillion yen (approx. USD12.7 billion).



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