Press Release Summary:
Measuring 1 x 2 x 11 in., PrintStik™ prints from Android and Blackberry smartphones via Bluetooth as well as from Windows/Mac computers and laptops through USB connection. SaaS cloud-based Mobile Enhanced Print ApplicationÂ lets users print full-page webpages and email attachments directly via smartphone. Offering 600 dpi resolution, printer comes with rechargeable battery andÂ self-contained 20-sheet paper roll. Manual paper feed accommodates single sheets of regular printer paper.
Original Press Release:
Planon Announces Printstik -- World's Smallest Portable Bluetooth & USB Printer
Prints 600dpi Wirelessly from Android & BlackBerry Smartphones with In-the-Cloud SaaS Mobile Enhanced Print App -- USB Printing to Windows & Mac Laptops and Computers
Full Page Printing of Virtually Any Email Attachment, Document, & Web Page: Receipts, Boarding Passes, Spreadsheets, PDFs, Photos & More
Works with Self-Contained Paper or Regular Printing Paper, No Messy Ink –
Great Gift for Father’s Day
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – PlanOn www.planon.com, the world leader in scanning and printing solutions for the mobile professional, today announced PrintStikTM, the world’s smallest full page portable Bluetooth and USB printer. Featuring PlanOn’s new SaaS (Software as a Service) cloud-based Mobile Enhanced Print Application, PrintStik prints from Android and Blackberry smartphones (more platforms coming soon) via Bluetooth, as well as from computers and laptops through USB, for printing anywhere, anytime. Pre-loaded with 20 pages of self-contained paper (no ink needed) for 600 dpi resolution printing and a rechargeable battery, PrintStik is the smallest mobile printer (only 1” x 2” x 11”), making it easy to carry in a coat pocket, laptop bag, or purse for the most convenient printer on the market.
PrintStik is a Mobile Office in a Pocket -- Print Anywhere, Anytime
PrintStik makes a great gift for Father’s Day, with special Father’s Day pricing from June 1-June 16 of $199 (normally priced at $299). Dads will appreciate the convenience of a mobile ‘office in a pocket,’ making it easy to print on the road from laptops or smartphones in a car, café, airport, lobby, or hotel. PrintStik instantly prints emails, contracts, receipts, invoices, photos, calendar appointments, webpages, maps, boarding passes, or even a forgotten document that is emailed to you. If you’re having a hard time viewing an important email or webpage on your smartphone – just print it with PrintStik to read it clearly.
Cloud-Based Mobile Enhanced Print Application
PlanOn’s new Mobile Enhanced Print Application for Android and Blackberry smartphones allows users to print full-page webpages and virtually any email attachment (documents, spreadsheets, PDFs, presentations, etc.) directly through a smartphone. The Mobile Enhanced Print Application service is free for up to 1 year and only $29.99/year afterwards. The service captures the full content of any document or attachment, or the location of a web page currently being viewed, and automatically converts it to a print-ready file format, sending it through the smartphone directly to the PrintStik for instant printing.
• Produces straight, flat sheets with smudge-free high resolution 600dpi print quality.
• Uses PlanOn’s Advanced Thermal Technology (7 year print quality).
• Includes a self-contained 20 sheet paper roll (refills available).
• Paper feed lets users print from single sheets of regular printer paper.
• Prints web pages from Android and Blackberry smartphones in a full page format (more platforms coming soon).
• Prints attachments from emails, including PDFs, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, JPEGs, PowerPoint presentations, PNG, GIF, BMP, and WBMP formats.
• Prints calendar appointments by day-week-month.
• No messy ink or toner needed with convenient pop-in cartridges included (refills available).
• Ruggedly designed for portable reliability.
• Eco-friendly “green” paper-saver mode puts more printing on the page and supports partial-page printouts to reduce the amount of paper used.
“Whether you’re a road warrior business traveler who needs to print your boarding pass while racing to the airport, a realtor printing the listing info en route to show a home, or a soccer mom printing the after-school game schedule, PrintStik gives you the ultimate in flexibility and convenience,” said Doug Verkaik, CEO of PlanOn. “We are delivering a complete ‘Office in a Pocket’ solution. PrintStik’s new Mobile Enhanced print in-the-cloud service brings a whole new dimension to mobility.”
Availability and Pricing – Special Father’s Day Pricing Available until June 16
PrintStik is available immediately for Windows and Mac computers, and Android and Blackberry smartphones online at http://www.planonstore.com/product-p/(ps905).htm and through leading retailers, with special Father’s Day pricing from June 1-June 16 of $199 (normally priced at $299). The PlanOn Mobile Enhanced Print Application subscription is free of charge for the first full year for the PrintStik PS950 mobile printer, and free for six months for the PS905 mobile printer, affordably priced at just $29.99/year thereafter. Enterprise server licensing is also available for companies with large numbers of employees or enterprises whose employees may need to remotely access and print sensitive materials, contact [email protected] for info. For more information on PrintStik, see the website: www.planon.com or http://www.planon.com/products/printstik, Twitter: twitter.com/docupen, YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/planon/featured.
About PlanOn System Solutions Inc.
PlanOn System Solutions Inc. has been providing scanning and portable computing solutions that enhance the mobile office for over a decade. PlanOn’s talented R&D team has successfully brought the results of market research on unmet needs in the mobile computing market to innovative, visionary solutions. PlanOn is the developer of DocuPen, a full-page, portable, pen-sized, scanner which provides the ultimate in flexibility and versatility through its ergonomic and lightweight design; PrintStik, the world's smallest full page printer with a self-contained roll of paper, rechargeable battery and embedded Bluetooth technology; and SlimScan, a credit card size scanner, ideal for creating and managing digital copies of receipts and purchase records for returns, warrantees and insurance purposes. The company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and located in Cheektowaga, NY. PlanOn can be reached at 888-507-3926 or through the website at www.planon.com.