SOURCE: Zoran Corporation

Zoran Corporation

December 13, 2010 09:15 ET

Zoran Launches Universal Print Driver Solution for Enterprise Printers and MFPs

Zoran's IPS DDK Software Enables Manufacturers to Provide Sophisticated Universal Print Drivers

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) announced its IPS DDK Universal Print Driver (UPD) solution for enterprise printers and multifunction peripherals (MFPs) has been deployed in top tier printer manufacturer products. 

As the market shifts to a managed print services model, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can use Zoran's solution to complement or replace traditional product-specific print drivers with an efficient universal print driver. Zoran's UPD solution streamlines operations and workflow while improving control and efficiency across an entire printing fleet. In addition, it provides a consistent user interface and feature set, allowing advanced customization across multiple operating systems and print languages.

Tom Mager, vice president of software engineering, Zoran's Imaging Division, said, "Zoran's UPD software solution enables manufacturers to quickly build a versatile, highly-localized, fully-featured universal print driver. Its powerful network device discovery capability and unified administrative features can be deployed across entire enterprise product lines."

"Zoran's universal print driver solution is a technologically superior product compared to other available solutions," said Simon Dolan, senior vice president and general manager, Zoran's Imaging Division. "In addition, Zoran's consistent ability to deliver high quality solutions on-time and according to specifications has enabled quick OEM deployment of Zoran-based universal print drivers to end customers."

Benefits of Universal Print Driver Solutions as Enabled by Zoran's UPD Solution

  • Fast performing -- assures quick access to supported devices through automatic discovery of networked printers
  • Fully featured -- provides all the features users expect including configuration and printer settings
  • Mobile convenience -- remembers previously used printers and allows for instant multi-location printing
  • Easy to install -- includes a quick, intuitive installation process
  • Easy to manage -- installs to end-users over networks and is easily managed remotely though policies
  • Small size -- smallest installed footprint of any UPD solution
  • Global solution -- localized in a number of different languages with a single installer
  • Flexible -- driver user interface adjusts automatically to the unique features of the selected printer

Zoran's UPD solution is available now to qualified manufacturers. For more information on Zoran and its software solutions, please visit or contact a sales representative at 781-791-6000.

About Zoran Corporation
Zoran Corporation, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a leading provider of digital solutions for the digital entertainment and digital imaging markets. With over two decades of expertise developing and delivering digital signal processing technologies, Zoran has pioneered high-performance digital audio and video, imaging applications and Connect Share Entertain technologies for the digital home. Zoran's proficiency in integration delivers major benefits for OEM customers, including greater capabilities within each product generation, reduced system costs, and shorter time to market. Zoran-based DTV, set-top box, DVD, digital camera, and multifunction printer products have received recognition for excellence and are now in hundreds of millions of homes and offices worldwide. With headquarters in the U.S. and additional operations in China, France, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, and the UK, Zoran may be contacted on the World Wide Web at or at 408-523-6500.

Zoran, the Zoran logo, and IPS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zoran Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries. All other names and brands may be claimed as property of others.

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