Guest-Tek Selects EFI PrintMe as Preferred Mobile Printing Service
Press release from the issuing company
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--Sept. 2, 2003-- Electronics For Imaging today announced that Guest-Tek, a leader in delivering full-service, wireless and wired broadband networking solutions to hotels, will offer EFI's PrintMe(TM) mobile printing service to hundreds of hotels worldwide. PrintMe enables hotel guests to quickly and easily print documents from wireless devices and laptops using the hotel's high-speed Internet access system without requiring special cables, drivers, or IT support.
"PrintMe offers a valuable, convenient and easy to use service to hotels and their guests," said Paul Sullivan, Guest-Tek's chief executive officer. "We are pleased to work with EFI to make this innovative technology available over our GlobalSuite(TM) broadband network and enable our customers to serve the growing needs of business travelers."
Guest-Tek customer Carlson Hotels Worldwide has already evaluated and approved PrintMe for use in its hotel brands, which include Regent® International Hotels; Radisson® Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts; Country Inns & Suites By Carlson®; and Park Inn® hotels.
"As a technology leader in the hospitality industry, we are constantly innovating to ensure our business guests' visits are both enjoyable and productive," said David Sjolander, Vice President of Hotel Information Systems, Carlson Hotels Worldwide. "PrintMe allows us to offer our guests the ability to securely and conveniently print their important documents from the comfort of their rooms."
To use PrintMe, hotel guests simply log on to the Internet from their rooms, point their browser to the PrintMe web page, and upload documents. Guests can also email their documents using the PrintMe email address. Documents can be delivered to guest rooms, or can be held for printing until the guest personally retrieves it using a secure DocID number.
"With hundreds of hotels wired by Guest-Tek worldwide, PrintMe will give millions of business travelers the ability to easily print needed documents anytime and anywhere, without worrying about printer drivers or cables," said Ofer Tenenbaum, EFI General Manager for PrintMe. "It is exciting to see the hospitality industry embrace PrintMe as the de facto standard printing solution for their guests."
For a complete list of hotels offering PrintMe service, please visit the PrintMe web site at: http://www.printme.com/locations.
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