This Element is an excerpt from Ubiquitous Computing for Business: Find New Markets, Create Better Businesses, and Reach Customers Around The World 24-7-365 (9780137064434) by Bo Begole. Available in print and digital formats.
Advanced secure printing from smartphones: how Xerox is leveraging the cloud to deliver a new generation of printing innovation.
People occasionally need to print something from the phone: email attachments, presentations, brochures, or customized information sheets. Although Xerox could easily add Bluetooth or WiFi to its multifunction devices, new hardware isn't needed: most are already connected to the Internet, as are most smartphones. This leads to networked print services, sometimes called cloud printing.