• Brother invests in new line of rugged mobile printers

        • Brother UK has launched a new line of rugged mobile print devices, helping channel partners tap into the category’s expected annual growth of 4.8 per cent.

          The new range of RJ-4 printers strengthens Brother’s portfolio of mobile print solutions, which now encompasses 18 models, broadening the number of print applications and potential customers.

          The new compact RJ-4230B and RJ-4250WB models are designed to make life easier for field workers, transport and delivery operatives, ticketing assistants, retailers and warehouse workers – allowing them to produce documentation of up to four inches wide on the move.

          The printers also feature moulded rubber housing, drop test protection of up to 2.1 meters and IP54 certification, meaning devices resist water spray and protect from dust penetration, which can cause damage.

          Users aren’t locked down to specific types of consumables or brands thanks to a spindle-less media holder, which is also spring-loaded for easy changes of media without needing adjustments.

          Hassan Masaud, Product and Solutions Manager at Brother UK said, “mobile print represents a great opportunity for the IT channel, with the European market expected to grow to €450 million by 2021.

          “The launch of the RJ-4 line represents a significant investment in helping our channel partners take new, competitive models to market and capitalise on mobile print’s potential.”

          Other key features of the range include a new Mobile Deploy feature, which enables users to update software remotely from any location, reducing device downtime by removing the need to take printers out of circulation.

          Meanwhile, the RJ-4 models offer a range of connectivity options including NFC, AirPrint, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and MFi allowing for seamless integration with Android and iOS systems, so companies with mixed operating systems don’t have to choose between different models.

          Hassan added, “IT professionals told us that mobile printers can save each field worker two hours every week, the equivalent of roughly 13 working days per employee per year. Having a range of connectivity and time-saving features is key to achieving this, which made it a cornerstone in the development of our RJ-4 models.

          “Field workers are some of the biggest users of mobile print devices, with more than half of firms planning to grow their field-based workforce and a fifth revealing mobile printers improve the service they offer – illustrating the size of the opportunity.”

          For more information visit: https://www.brother.co.uk/

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE Channel Info online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the Channel Info app

        • Related Articles

        • Kodak Alaris partners with ibml for ‘world’s fastest’ intelligent scanner

          Kodak Alaris partners with ibml for ‘world’s fastest’ intelligent scanner

          Wednesday 26th Feb 2020
          Kodak Alaris is partnering with Imaging Business Machines, LLC (ibml) to deliver the next generation of ultra-high-volume scanners to the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market.  With the recent launch of ibml FUSiON Scanners, a...Read More...
          Canon named as a leader in IDC MarketScape

          Canon named as a leader in IDC MarketScape

          Wednesday 26th Feb 2020
          In its latest analysis of the worldwide high-speed inkjet press market, market intelligence provider IDC has positioned Canon as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide High-Speed Inkjet Press 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment.  The report&nb...Read More...
          2020 BOSS Business Supplies Charity Day

          2020 BOSS Business Supplies Charity Day

          Tuesday 25th Feb 2020
          The 2020 BOSS Business Supplies Charity Day will return to Belton Woods, Grantham, Lincolnshire on Monday 22nd June 2020. There are two activities to choose from, either golf or spa, and both are open to all. Following the activities, everyone will...Read More...
                • About Us

                  Channel Info is the leading source of business news and information for the office dealer and reseller market. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, supplements, website, digital editions, apps, newsletters and bespoke communications with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the team behind Channel Info has over 60 years experience collectively in the office products, furniture, equipment and technology markets Channel Info continues to develop and adapt in order to meet the changing information needs of its readers.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue