Epson Ignites Productivity with Mobile Printing Support on New Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet

- Print Wirelessly from the New Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX to Epson Printers -


TOKYO, Japan – WEBWIRE – Thursday, December 05, 2013

Epson today announced its support for Kindle Fire Printing, an integrated wireless print solution from the all-new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. A wide range of Epson Connect-enabled printers now deliver extensive mobile printing capabilities for the new family of Kindle Fire tablets with Amazon Fire OS 3.1*1, making it easier than ever for users to wirelessly print documents, photos, appointments and emails.

“Amazon just gave mobile productivity a huge boost, enabling Kindle Fire users to go beyond leisure and entertainment and use their tablets to stay connected and get the job done,” said Ian Cameron, general manager of sales and marketing support at Epson. “Collaboration and innovation are an important part of Epson’s strategy to drive home and business productivity via powerful mobile printing solutions across a range of devices and platforms. Today’s on-the-go users require multifunctional, easy-to-use options, and support of the new family of Kindle Fire tablets provides yet another convenient and powerful way to access, share and print from anywhere.”

The newest Kindle Fire tablets are the first ever Amazon devices to offer built-in wireless printing, and when combined with select Epson Connect-enabled printers, customers can produce quality output at home or at work. Read and print documents, photos, emails, and calendar events directly from the all-new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX to any compatible Epson models. Plus, with the free, built-in viewer application, on-the-go business and home users can preview Microsoft Office files and print instantly, saving valuable time and money.

The new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX require the free Fire OS 3.1 software update, available at Amazon.com/kindlesoftwareupdates. New window Once the update is installed, printing to a home or office wireless printer from the Kindle Fire tablets can be set up in a matter of seconds to a wide range of Epson Connect-enabled printers.

More about Epson Connect

Epson Connect mobile printing solutions makes it easier and more powerful than ever for users to print documents, photos, emails and web pages from anywhere in the world using an Epson Connect-enabled printer and a tablet, smartphone, or computer.*2

Note that Epson products and services vary by region. Please refer to your local Epson sales company for details of Epson Connect and other products and services available in your region:
http://global.epson.com/web_sites.html

*1: Requires the free Amazon Fire OS 3.1 software update; available at:
Amazon.com/kindlesoftwareupdates. New window

*2: Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device.

About Epson
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.
http://global.epson.com/



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