Lexmark and AccuWeather Launch SmartSolutions App23 Feb, 2011
Lexmark and AccuWeather Launch SmartSolutions App
STATE COLLEGE, PA (February 21, 2011) – Lexmark International, a leading global provider of imaging products, software, solutions and services, and AccuWeather, the world's leading multimedia weather information source, today announced the availability of the AccuWeather.com SmartSolution for Lexmark’s Web-connected all-in-one (AIO) inkjet printers. The solution is ideal for small and medium weather-dependent businesses as well as individual business travelers.
The highly-localized, constantly-updated AccuWeather forecasts – recognized for their unmatched accuracy – are now available on all Lexmark web-connected printers. AccuWeather’s comprehensive weather information, combined with the technology powered by Lexmark, provides small and medium companies alike with direct weather data that can be used to increase the efficiency of their businesses.
The app is perfect for companies such as landscaping, construction, and event planning who must take weather conditions into consideration in order to make informed business decisions, as well as business travelers so that they can make smarter daily and long-term travel plans.
The SmartSolution app provides current, localized weather conditions, as well as seven-day forecasts, that are instantly available on your Lexmark all-in-one-device without the need for a computer. With customizable, one-touch buttons you can create convenient short-cuts for commonly used functions, such as printing, faxing, or copying the weather forecasts, and fully experience the power weather has on your daily business activities.
The AccuWeather SmartSolution is free and preloaded on all Lexmark AIOs with SmartSolutions. For more information on Lexmark’s AccuWeather SmartSolution, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCMEpd6jH7s.
AccuWeather is the latest addition to Lexmark’s SmartSolutions program, which includes partnerships with Box.net, TripIt, Stamps.com, and Evernote.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, The World's Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 125 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, and in print. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content for more than 50,000 third-party Internet sites, including the wallstreetjournal.com, CBS News Mobile, and WABC-TV New York. Visit www.accuweather.com for more information.
Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses of all sizes with a broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and services that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software, a stand-alone software business within Lexmark, is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations effortlessly manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency. In 2010, Lexmark sold products in more than 170 countries and reported more than $4 billion in revenue. To learn more about Lexmark, please visit www.lexmark.com. For more information on Perceptive Software, please visit www.perceptivesoftware.com.