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Pharos Uniprint for Libraries

Key Features & Applications
  • Pay for Print - charge for network printing to recover costs & reduce unnecessary printing.
  • Print/Copy Accounting - track each print device for cost, number of pages, color vs. B/W, etc. Data can be used to make fact-based decisions about adding, removing or relocated equipment. Also tracks print jobs that were submitted but never printed so you know your waste savings.
  • Secure Release Here - enables users to print and receive jobs anywhere. The job will not print until the user arrives at the printer and releases the job so documents remain safe and confidential.
  • Authentication - users must swipe card or enter ID to release print job.
  • MobilePrint - print from any email-enabled mobile device to any printer.

Pharos Uniprint® is a flexible, scalable, and device-independent system for tracking, monitoring, controlling, and charging for network printing. Uniprint routinely delivers cost savings, paper waste reduction, and streamlined, hassle-free library print services to millions of patrons in hundreds of libraries. If you’re serious about leveraging the print control and cost recovery opportunities that exist through effective print management, Uniprint library software is the solution for you. With Pharos Uniprint software you can:

  • Recover your printing costs with patron pay-for-print, and use the recovered funds to defray current expenses or pay for needed improvements and upgrades.
  • Help your library go green by cutting printing waste.
  • Make printing more convenient and secure for your patrons with Secure Release Here®.
  • Integrate easily with library management systems, including SIRSIDynix and Innovate Interfaces Inc.
  • Permit guest users to use guest cards to access secured print/copy devices without assigning login credentials.

A workhorse of undisputed reliability and accuracy, Uniprint is widely known for its unmatched flexibility in meeting customers’ unique requirements, adapting to the individual characteristics of their host networks, and supporting the widest variety of printing equipment. Centralized administration makes it easy to maintain your print services. And Uniprint’s mobile printing functionality means laptop users can easily find and install the right driver for the printers they want to use. Uniprint is part of the Pharos Uniprint Solution Suite, along with Off-The-Glass® and SignUp.

Pharos offers a number of user interface solutions for Uniprint:

  • With the Pharos integrated multifunction printer (iMFP) solution, the user interface to Uniprint is seamlessly built into the MFP. There are more than 250 MFP models from Canon, HP, Konica Minolta,Lexmark, Ricoh, Sharp, and Xerox available as iMFPs integrated with Uniprint.
  • The Pharos Omega PS200 is an external device that hosts the Uniprint interface. It works with any kind of single-function and multifunction printer.
  • The Pharos Customer Services Kiosk is a self-service station that allows patrons to deposit cash into their accounts to pay for print, copy, and other fee-based library services.