Pretty big news out of HP this week (although I darn near missed it!) as the company announces their cloud solutions enabling essentially, print from anywhere functionality – are you on the cloud bandwagon yet?? If not you need to be…
In their latest PR, HP discusses their vision for the future of printing which naturally, includes cloud enabled functionality and enhanced mobile print. – this supported by the HP ePrint platform. From HP – The HP ePrint platform harnesses the cloud to break down the barriers of distance and connectivity and allow people to send the files they want to print from their mobile devices.
Part of the solution is added support for the Android user… Now available for Android smartphones, HP iPrint Photo is a free photo printing application for quick and easy direct wireless printing to HP inkjet printers connected to a local Wi-Fi network. The Android version joins HP iPrint Photo for Symbian, Windows® Mobile, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The Snapfish by HP mobile app for Android is expected to launch this summer.
Of note, Mapquest has also just announced details of their partnership with HP and discusses details as well as the MapQuest app on the HP web-enabled printer screen on their blog