Our members include printer and multi-function device manufacturers, print server developers, operating system providers, print management application developers, and industry experts. We make printers, multi-function devices, and the applications and operating systems supporting them work together better.
The PWG is defining an IPP extension for 3D printing using standard file formats.
Print to any network or USB printer without using special software from the manufacturer.
Support multiple network protocols and job ticket formats using our abstract model.
PWG Standards define all of the common network protocols used by your printer.
The Printer Working Group recently held a face-to-face meeting in Boise, ID on April 26-28, 2016, in partnership with with The Linux Foundation OpenPrinting Workgroup. We discussed updates to and important issues in the broad Linux printing universe, and reviewed several drafts of in-progress specifications.
We have rescheduled the required maintenance on the PWG web, FTP, and mail servers to this Friday, March 4, 2016 starting at 9am ET/6am PT.
Expected downtime is approximately 4 hours.
PWG Candidate Standard 5100.20-2016: IPP Everywhere Printer Self-Certification Manual v1.0 (SELFCERT) has been approved. This document defines IPP Everywhere Printer self-certification test procedures and the process required for PWG Members to register the test results on the PWG web site in order to use the “IPP Everywhere” logo.
The Printer Working Group recently held a face-to-face meeting in Sunnyvale, CA on February 10-11, 2016. We discussed current and future liaisons with other standards groups and reviewed several drafts of in-progress specifications.
The February 2016 face-to-face meeting will be held on February 10 to 11, 2016 at Apple‘s facilities in Sunnyvale, CA. Topics will include 3D Printing, the PWG Semantic Model, and IPP System Service.
Please register to attend before February 3, 2016 to allow Apple to accommodate all attendees.