Rollei iSY smartphone photo printer from RCP-Technik
There is good news for those who use smartphones with Apple iOS or Google Android operating systems and wants to print the photo at home. RCP-Technik has launched two new photo printers; the Rollei iSY Photo printer and the Rollei iSY WiFi Photo printer. What everyone normally does is that they upload the photos on social networking sites like Facebook and share with their friends but now there is an option for you to print the photos directly from your smartphone.
The iSY printers allow user to print photos from their smartphone, tablets or PictBridge compliant digital cameras. The iSY (wired) and Wi-Fi iSY (wireless) models use the dye-sublimation all-in-one cartridge technology that can print photos up to 10cm x 15cm size which is 4″x6” regular size photos. The print resolution will be 300 x 300 dots per inch. It can also print photos in panoramic mode i.e. 4” x 18” with same resolution.
Gone are the days when photos were ordered over internet. The compact sized iSY printers will make it very easy to click the photos from your smartphone and immediately print using the Wi-Fi connectivity. The printed pictures will have 16.7 million colors and 256 gradations. The dimensions of the iSY printers will be 17.5cm x 15.5cm x 12.2cm; one can easily carry it along with the smartphone. So all your smartphones including iPhone, iPad, and Android smartphone/tablet become an instant camera and you can print your favorite images using the companion iSY printer.
The Rollei iSY Photo App is a free download; one can download the software, connect the smartphone to the printer (using wired connection or Wi-Fi connection), select the favorite photo and print the same. In matter of few seconds (approx. 55 sec) the waterproof and fingerprint-resistant photo will be ready.
There is docking station also provided with both the model which has a USB connections and a power outlet.
The iSY Photo Printer will be available in market by mid February 2013. The retail price would be around EUR 159.95. The WiFi version will be slightly higher at EUR 179.95. The Rollei iSY cartridge will cost EUR 13.99 that means cost per photo will be 38 just cents. As of now the Rollei iSY printers will be made available in Black and White colors.