Tiny printer gets packed with tons of great features
Ahead of their unveiling at CES, Seiko Epson has announced their latest label printer for Android devices, the LW-600P. Coming in at only 24mm this is the smallest and lightest label printer that is on the market. Using Bluetooth the LW-600P can easily connect to your Android smartphone or tablet, and the printer runs either via battery power or an AC plug if you can access one. Through the Epson iLabel application you will be able to take full advantage of the printer from your Android device in ways that we not possible before.
Some of the features that Epson is able to offer that previous label makers were not are
“True-view” label preview capability using the camera function to ensure labels perfectly match what’s on the screen
Handwriting mode for custom drawing or annotation of labels using the touch screen interface
Speech-to-text voice transcription and printing
In-app storage of created label for future use
Import of custom graphics such as symbols, logos and photographs to copy & paste onto labels for a more professional look or to add a personalized touch
Creation of QR code labels for content sharing or barcode labels for inventory management which can be scanned by third-party QR/barcode apps
In addition to these great features Epson offers the options to print labels on a large variety of different tape options. Whether you are looking to print personalized ribbons, create iron-on tags, print glow in the dark or reflective labels you can do it all from the portable LW-600P. Epson has created an open-source development kit for the printer so you can easily create custom applications for your own business uses to make the printer work best for you.
Epson has made the printer available now for $99 with one roll of ribbon, or $123 for two rolls included, and they will be showing it off at CES. Be sure to stay tuned to for more as we cover CES as it all happens!