On January 20, Brother International announced the launch of its first line of printers aimed at mid-market companies. The line within its L5000 and L6000 series includes printers, all-in-ones and 3 multi-function copiers. All the models possess high-technology advanced features like NFC credit card security and cloud and mobile applications. The high-end devices print, scan and copy up to 50 B/W pages per minute and 100 two-sided B/W pages per minute. The new models are compatible with Amazon’s new Dash Replenishment program, automatically monitoring toner level and sending requests for new ones, and integrated with network capability.
Steve Feldstein, Brother’s product marketing director of scanners and business products, calls the new devices a “pod”. Many printers in a mid-sized company work together, organizing the environment suitable right for the needs of the exact place meaning that an employee doesn’t need to lose time walking to a centralized copier and the company doesn’t need to purchase a costly bulky multi-function printer with multiple capabilities usually not taking advantage of them.