Konica Minolta Adds bizhub Connector for Google App to bizhub MarketPlace

RAMSEY, NJ–(Marketwired – August 06, 2013) –  Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces the immediate availability of the bizhub Connector for Google app to the Konica Minolta bizhub MarketPlace, a user-friendly platform to add enhanced functionality to bizhub multifunctional products (MFPs). With this latest app, the power of Google® Drive and Gmail is brought directly to a user’s bizhub MFP control panel, providing quick and easy access to the user’s Google account including email and Google Drive folders.

The bizhub Connector for Google provides users access to all of their Google documents, email messages, and email attachments directly from the bizhub control panel. Online documents, emails, and email attachments can be printed out directly from the bizhub in seconds. Users can upload documents to specific Google Drive folders, send a scanned document via email as an attached file, and mark important documents in Google Drive with a star. The bizhub Connector for Google also includes PDF Encryption and a variety of stamping options.

“As more content is moved to the cloud, it is critical for users to have the ability to easily access, search, share and print information stored in the cloud from multiple devices including their PC, smartphone, tablet and now their office MFP,” says Kevin Kern, senior vice president, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ”The new bizhub Connector for Google app complements our mobile printing solution to provide users with innovative ways to interact with their data from the devices they use on a regular basis. Customers can count on Konica Minolta to deliver new solutions to make their daily document management practices more streamlined and efficient.”