An Introduction to Mobile Printing

Whether you are in the office or at home, when you are using your printer to print some documents, you would always go to your desktop or laptop, which is a bit time-consuming. Especially if you are in an important meeting and would need to print some files, it would be a waste of time going to the printing station just to open the files you need and hit print on your computer. Interestingly, the advancement of technology continues to introduce useful innovations that help us make our work a whole lot easier. 

Mobile phones are some of the most innovative inventions of the late 20th century. During its early years, smartphones were not yet invented, and people used cell phones to make phone calls and send text messages. When smartphones were introduced to the public, their popularity quickly skyrocketed and became a significant part of our lives. Smartphones are known for their diverse features, which help the user in performing simple to complex tasks a lot easier. As mobile technology progresses, more and more features were developed to make our work more convenient. That is why mobile printing was developed to help us with printing our documents. This innovative technology allows us to print files easier and faster, which proves to have several benefits. 

In this article, we are going to look into the more profound definition of mobile printing, along with the various benefits that we could gain from it. 

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What is Mobile Printing

From the name itself, mobile printing is a technology developed to print documents with the use of your mobile phones. This simple technology allows the user to send print files from their smartphones to the printer. You don’t have to you’re your way to the printing station just to print your documents. All you need is a smartphone and a file; you can proceed with printing the documents with just a push of a button. 

Furthermore, other devices, such as tablets, are also capable of sending our print files to the printer. As long as the devices and the printer are both connected in the same network, then you can proceed in sending out print jobs. Just be mindful of the range of your network since it could be interrupted if you are too far away. Overall, this technology would be very efficient in offices, as well as various households. 

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What are the Benefits of Mobile Printing

Now that we already have a brief idea of what mobile printing is, we are going to look into its different benefits.  

When you are working with mobile printing technology, one thing that you would notice is faster production. Usually, people fall in line just to get a chance to print documents in the printing station; this scenario often happens in the office where employees are required to print dozens or hundreds of files per day. Being in a queue waiting for your shot at the printing station takes a lot of time and effort. This could be time-consuming and not efficient, especially in a business setting, where you could use your time in doing other tasks instead of falling in line. 

Mobile printing could save your time and effort falling in line just to use the printer. Even if you are far from the printer, as long as you are within the network range, you can send files to it, and it will automatically print your documents. This process could significantly improve your productivity in the office. 

Another benefit that you would gain in mobile printing is that it is more accessible than the traditional method of printing documents. As mentioned earlier, you don’t have to make your way to the printer every time you need to print something. Furthermore, if you are on a trip or traveling to other places to meet clients or conduct business meetings, you can safe-keep important documents on your mobile phone. Keeping your files on your phone makes you ready whenever you need to print them. This feature makes your documents more accessible; just make sure to have your files in your phone with you, and you’re good to go.