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HP Delivers Latest Mobile Printing Functionality to Its LaserJet Devices.
Firmware update enables users to increase productivity, mobility.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011
HP today announced the worldwide release of a firmware update that delivers the latest mobile printing technology to users of HP LaserJet devices.
The new firmware update enables small and midsize businesses to increase productivity and mobility with the ability to print securely from any wireless device. Users can simply send documents – including emails, contracts and photos – directly to any HP ePrint-enabled HP LaserJet device.(1)
The firmware update allows select HP LaserJet printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) to be connected to the HP cloud, and enables the latest mobile print functionality on the devices, including HP ePrint Wireless Direct and AirPrint™.
With HP ePrint Wireless Direct Printing, users can connect directly to supported HP ePrint-enabled printers without the need for network or internet connections. Users simply walk up and connect to a printer from any Wi-Fi-enabled mobile device with a peer-to-peer connection.(2)
AirPrint enables iPad®, iPad 2, iPhone® and iPod® touch customers using iOS 4.2 or later to print wirelessly from select apps and native programs directly to any AirPrint-enabled HP LaserJet printer or MFP without the need to install drivers.(3)
The following HP LaserJet products will be enabled with the latest mobile printing functionality:
- HP LaserJet Pro CP1025nw Color Printer – HP ePrint Wireless Direct Printing and AirPrint
- HP LaserJet Pro M1217nfw MFP – HP ePrint Wireless Direct Printing and AirPrint
- HP LaserJet Pro P1102/1102w series – AirPrint
- HP LaserJet Pro P1560 series/ P1600 series – AirPrint
- HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP 175nw – AirPrint
With the firmware update, these HP LaserJet devices also will support the latest-generation mobile print apps recently announced by HP, which make the mobile print experience quick and easy for users, whether they are at home, the office or an HP ePrint public print location like FedEx Office®.(4)
Customers with HP LaserJet printers supporting HP ePrint via email, HP ePrint Wireless Direct and AirPrint can download the firmware update through their Mac™ or PC, with installation on HP LaserJet printers taking only a few minutes.
Once the new firmware is installed, customers will be able to print from any email-capable device immediately using HP ePrint. All HP LaserJet printers supporting HP ePrint that were manufactured after the availability of the new firmware will be shipped with the functionality and will not need to be manually updated.
Additional information on the firmware update is available at www.hp.com/go/eprint.
Additional information about HP ePrint and HP Business Apps is available from the HP ePrintCenter at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
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HP is working to enable ePrint for your HP LaserJet printer. Select your printer below to download a firmware upgrade or to be notified when ePrint is available for your printer:
What is a Web-connected printer?
Many of the newest printers from HP connect to the Internet, enabling these key benefits:
- ePrint – Use this HP feature to print from anywhere with a Web connection by sending an email to your printer's email address.
- Print apps – Enjoy instant access to printable Web content from your printer's control panel, for select Internet-capable printers. (HP LaserJet Pro CM1415 Color MFP Series)
- ePrintCenter – See your printer status, add and remove print apps, and manage ePrint settings and job history from any Web browser, at home or on the go.
In order to use these features, your printer must be connected to a network with Internet access.