Zink launches “Smart App Printers”, a range of printers halfway between the label and the snapshot printer for creative leisure.
The Zink company recently announced its first printers , and the Happy Happy +, which inaugurate its own App Smart Printers range.
To stand out from competitors that are borrowing in recent years its printing process without ink Zero ink Zink put on more versatility and greater creative freedom through a Application and more varied printing options.
Stickers and multi-format prints
Happy Happy + printers and effectively operate zRolls paper rolls, adhesives and temporarily repositionable. In addition to being printed and (automatically) cut to length of your choice (5-45 cm), they are available in several widths (1 cm, 1.3 cm, 2 cm, 2.5 cm or 5 cm) . So they can print at 300 dpi and borderless panoramic photos as small labels. In comparison, the Polaroid Z340 and LG Pocket Photo issuing fixed-size prints of respectively 7.5 x 10 and 7.5 x 5 cm.
A mobile authoring application or even integrated
The application Zink Design & Print Studio, available for Android and iOS, allows for its import pictures from the device memory, but also from Facebook or Instagram, for example, then decorate the many fantasy elements. Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth and not as on existing Zink printers can print wirelessly via the application but also via any AirPrint compatible application. A micro USB port is also available.
The Happy + is its autonomous part. She has to do what a “high resolution” screen multi-touch 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) but above all an interface based on Android, to import photos from a SD card or USB and edit and print without the other device. Optionally, both models can also operate on battery power.
Zink printers Happy Happy + and are marketed in the United States to the respective retail prices of 200 and 300 dollars. The price of zRolls, measuring a little less than 6 m and integrate to recall all supplies is between 20 and 25 dollars. No price or no date have so far been communicated to the world. To go further