Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America recently upgraded its Synappx application suite to include touchless mobile authentication at the copier to extend to protected environments, such as PaperCut MF, through the rf IDEAS’ WAVE ID Mobile card and mobile credential reader with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology.
The updated Synappx Go application enables IT managers concerned with maintaining security to support a contactless solution. With the Synappx Go app, mobile-centric workers can now use their smartphone to authenticate at the copier without requiring their ID card.
“rf IDEAS is proud of this collaboration with Sharp to bring a truly touchless, convenient and secure way to operate shared devices with smartphones to employees returning to the office in a wide variety of work environments,” said Tod Besse, SVP, Global Sales and Marketing at rf IDEAS. “The new Synappx Go app working in tandem with our WAVE ID Mobile reader will have a major impact on workplace efficiency and security across all industries.”
“As employees return to the office, IT teams are tasked with ensuring workplaces are secure and safe to return to,” said Dave Farrell, SVP, Global Go To Market at PaperCut. “Together, PaperCut and Synappx Go can empower IT teams by providing control and security via PaperCut applications and convenience and safety with Synappx Go.”
Other new functionalities of the new Synappx Go release include the ability to print or display texted photos or attachments on a multifunction printer (MFP) or professional display. Additionally, the new release provides enhanced remote operations for collaboration, including sharing PDF and image files on the display, helping modern workers collaborate safely and conveniently using the same mobile app that they use for copiers. Additionally, Synappx Meeting now includes autocasting to a professional display with Google Cast/Chromecast, as well as its already supported Barco’s ClickShare and Miracast. It also has the added ability to connect to Zoom for ad hoc meetings, which allows users to instantly create, invite and start meetings, encouraging spontaneous collaboration in shared spaces.
“Sharp continues to execute on our strategy to enable our clients to create a Simply Smarter Workplace by easing collaboration, improving safety measures and ensuring information security,” said Vince Jannelli, AVP, Software Product Management, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “Our Synappx applications simplify and improve mobile collaboration and information sharing. By working with PaperCut and rf IDEAS, this latest release extends this value into secure hard copy environments.”
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