WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation and premier provider of mobile printing and labeling solutions, is pleased to announce that the Brother PocketJet 773 full-page mobile printer has been named a winner in iF International Forum’s “iF DESIGN AWARD 2017” in the Product Design category. Two portable industrial label printers in the BMS lineup – the PT-P950NW and PT-E800 series have also been honored with the prestigious award.
iF DESIGN AWARD is hosted and judged by the iF-International Forum Design, in Hannover, Germany. This is one of the most prestigious international design competitions and has been running since 1953. It is recognized around the world and judged not only on external appearance of the product, but also on criteria such as functionality and environmental performance.
Recognized as a symbol of design excellence around the world, this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD competition welcomed over 5,500 submissions from 59 countries. This is the 10th consecutive year Brother Industries, Ltd. has been named as an iF DESIGN AWARD winner and has now received a total of 62 awards, including the seven won this year.
David Crist, president of Brother Mobile Solutions, notes: “We are deeply gratified to be honored by the iF International Forum for our groundbreaking PocketJet 773 full-page mobile printer. We believed the 773 model would be a breakthrough when we released it in late 2016. It was engineered to offer new levels of freedom to mobile workers spanning any industry by printing virtually anywhere and from virtually any device, right out of the box, without special apps or drivers.”
He continues, “We continuously make efforts to pursue improvements in design quality and product innovation to provide superior value to customers, and our organization holds deep respect for this global competition.’’
The “Go Anywhere, Print Anywhere” Solution
The Brother PocketJet-7 Series of full-page mobile printers, including Model PJ-773, are the smallest, most advanced full-page mobile thermal printers on the market, and now feature higher print speeds, rugged reliability, and more versatile operating system compatibility and functionality. They are simple and easy to use ‒ users need only connect, select and print. With Brother’s innovative Freedom Architecture™, and the integration of AirPrint®, MFi, Mopria™ and Windows® 10, virtually any mobile professional can print from any popular smartphone, tablet or PC.
The PocketJet 7 is the full-page mobile printing solution that fits easily in a briefcase or shoulder bag for on-the-go professionals, such as home healthcare nurses and inspection service providers. Or, it can be conveniently mounted inside a vehicle or truck cab to serve the needs of a broad and diverse mobile workforce, including over-the-road transport drivers, field service technicians, route accounting and direct store delivery drivers, and public safety officers.
For more information about the iF International Forum DESIGN AWARD competition, go to http://ifworlddesignguide.com.
About Brother Mobile Solutions
Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, provides innovative mobile printing and industrial labeling solutions to field workforces and mobile enterprises. Brother International Corporation and its subsidiaries employ over 1,100 people in the Americas. For more information about Brother Mobile Solutions and its products, call (800) 543-6144, or visit www.brothermobilesolutions.com.