May 29, 2014 – Konica Minolta, Inc. has been appointed as a board member of the Mopria Alliance, a non-profit membership organization comprised of leading global technology companies.
The Mopria Alliance was established with the goal of developing a set of technology standards to facilitate wireless printing from any smartphone, tablet or other mobile devices to any printer certified by the Alliance. Since its formation in September 2013, global companies from various industries – including printing, software, engineering, consulting and semiconductor manufacturing – have joined the Mopria Alliance to work collaboratively towards providing an ideal mobile printing environment.
Konica Minolta first joined the Mopria Alliance as an executive member this January. Recently, Konica Minolta was nominated and approved by Mopria members to become a board (seated executive) member. In this role, Konica Minolta will contribute to the dissemination and promotion of a seamless mobile printing environment from a global perspective by participating more proactively in the activities of the organization. These activities include final approval of Mopria specifications and the product certification process as well as press relations and developer outreach.
The Mopria Alliance is a non-profit membership organization of leading global technology companies with the shared goal of providing intuitively simple wireless printing from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The Mopria Alliance’s goal is to bring together the entire industry to drive selected standards adoption, support mobile software application providers to deploy print functionality in their applications, develop experience guidelines in the interaction of mobile and print devices, certify products which will carry the Mopria logo and educate consumers and business customers about the ability to easily print from mobile devices.
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