Infowave Ships PowerPrint 4.5 for iMacs
PowerPrint Expands Printing Options for iMacs
Vancouver, Canada, December 2, 1998 (VSE:IWM) Bringing the award-winning
Macintosh to PC-printing solution to USB Mac users, Infowave Software, Inc.
announces the immediate availability of PowerPrint 4.5 for USB-to-Parallel
printing. This new version of PowerPrint makes it possible to print to
almost any PC-compatible printer from Apple Computer’s extremely successful
With the new version of PowerPrint, USB port Mac users are no longer
limited to the small number of USB compatible printers on the market today.
Mac users gain the freedom to print to almost any PC-compatible laser
printer, inkjet printer, specialty printer or multifunctional peripheral.
PowerPrint currently supports over 1500 PC printers.
“With PowerPrint USB, Infowave has given Macintosh users worldwide the
freedom to choose from the wide range of PC printers on the market today”,
said Kevin Jampole, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Infowave’s
Imaging Division, “PowerPrint USB provides a flexible, portable, and cost
effective solution for these users.”
PowerPrint USB is ideal for any Macintosh user who wants to:
– utilize a PC compatible printer they already own
– take advantage of the many affordable laser or inkjet printers
available for PC’s
– use a specialty printer like a dot matrix, forms printer or
“With its mass market appeal, simplicity and stunning industrial design the
iMac has accelerated industry momentum for USB”, said Mike Shebanek, USB
Product Manager at Apple Computer. “It’s great for our customers that they
can utilize their current peripherals, through solutions like Infowave’s
PowerPrint, as USB products come to market.”
PowerPrint USB consists of a suite of Macintosh printer drivers and a
unique USB-to-parallel cable for connecting USB port Macintosh computers to
parallel port printers. PowerPrint USB’s ease-of-use and familiar interface
provides a true Mac-friendly printing experience.
Pricing and Availability
In the United States and Canada, PowerPrint USB is available through a
network of distributors, resellers, mail order catalogs, and direct from
Infowave. PowerPrint USB will carry a street price of US$99 and upgrades
from PowerPrint Serial to Parallel are available direct from Infowave for
US$69. An International version (English, German, and French) of PowerPrint
USB is expected to ship in the first quarter of 1999.
For sales or product information, contact Infowave at 800-663-6222 or (604)
473-3612 or visit our website at www.infowave.com.
About Infowave Software Inc.
Infowave Software Inc. (VSE: IWM) is a specialized software company with
two operating divisions – Imaging and Wireless. The Imaging Division is the
world leader in Macintosh printing solutions. PowerPrint and PowerPlot
provide Macintosh users access to more than 1500 PC printers and plotters.
StyleScript is an Adobe PostScript interpreter for inkjet printers. The
Wireless Division develops wireless communications software for mobile
workers. Infowave Office. Founded in 1984, the company maintains its
headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia.