|[October 15, 2013]
Brother Mobile Wireless Printers Now Support Compatibility With Multiple Smart Device Operating Systems
BROOMFIELD, Colo. --(Business Wire)--
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Brother International Corporation and premier provider of desktop and
mobile thermal printing products, has announced that its popular
wireless-enabled printing solutions now offer compatibility with an
expanded range of handheld device operating systems, including Android (News - Alert),
iOS and new Windows connectivity platforms.
Brother PocketJet(R)673 and iPad mobile solution for LA County EMS (Photo: Business Wire)
For public safety agencies, this enhancement is a major step forward in
resolving issues caused by operating system (OS) incompatibility. It
also offers agencies greater flexibility in selecting devices for the
various functions its officers perform, whether they are using laptops,
tablets, smartphones or other handheld devices out in the field.
"In terms of IT, operating system compatibility has become a major
challenge," said David Crist, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Mobile Solutions, Inc. "Our decision to expand support from legacy
Windows alone to iOS, Android and new Windows platforms reflects our
commitment to serve the specialized and diverse needs of the public
safety community. We offer rugged and reliable thermal printers designed
to meet the diverse needs of all law enforcement and investigative
"The ability to integrate mobile printers with all major operating
systems helps to protect IT investments over time," Crist continued.
"This future-proofing is of paramount importance, especially today, with
agency and department budgets continuing to be constrained. That's why
we are constantly striving to make our printing solutions more durable,
reliable and inoperable."
Brother Mobile Printers Configured for Public Safety
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. offers a range of wireless enabled
printers well-suited for use in law enforcement applications, from
traffic control to event management, to criminal investigations and
more. Both products are available in models that can be configured for
compatibility across operating systems.
PocketJet® full-page mobile thermal printers quickly
print a wide range of full-page, high resolution documents from
laptops, tablets and handheld devices commonly used in the field.
Easily mounted in vehicles, helicopters or on motorcycles, the compact
thermal printers are simple to use, require no inks or toners, and are
easy to operate and maintain in the field. The printers are ideal for
printing out clear, legible e-citations, warrants and subpoenas, Amber
Alerts, accident reports and photos, and more right from the officer's
RuggedJet™ mobile printers are compact, lightweight
thermal printers built to withstand the rigors of daily use on the
road in all weather conditions. The durable, battery-powered
small-format printers can be used to print 4-inch wide e-citations and
other documents at speeds 60 percent faster than any other mobile
printer. Easily mounted in vehicles, helicopters or on motorcycles,
they are simple to operate and maintain in the field and require no
inks or toners.
BMS public safety specialists will demonstrate the printers at the 120th
Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement
Education and Technology Exposition (IACP) in Philadelphia, October 19 -
23, 2013. To learn more, visit www.brothermobilesolutions.com.
About Brother Mobile Solutions
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother
International Corporation which had revenues of approximately $1.4
billion in fiscal year 2011. Brother International Corporation and its
subsidiaries employ over 1,100 people in the Americas. For more
information, visit www.brothermobilesolutions.com.
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