While HP has their printing application for BlackBerry smartphones, the other printing giant that is Canon has been a little quiet in the mobile space until now. Cannon is officially releasing a mobile application for the BlackBerry smartphone. The application will allow users to not only print directly from their BlackBerry, but also scan documents from their Canon Multi Function printer and have it sent directly to their handheld.
“In today’s highly mobile workplace users seek instant access to important documents without sacrificing print quality,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “The Canon Direct Print and Scan for Mobile application meets our customers’ demands by coupling the ability to manage printing needs from your fingertips while achieving high-quality output results.”
To achieve full connectivity with Canon printers you will need to first download the BlackBerry app and second you will need to have a Canon imageRUNNER Multi Function printer. With this new system from Canon and the ability to use Print to Go on the BlackBerry PlayBook, we truly have the ability for a paperless world