Google Cloud Print enables virtually any application on any device to print to any printer using web-based common print dialog or API offered by the Google Cloud Print service.
What is this Google Cloud Print?
Google has released the latest versions of its browser Chrome for the Google Cloud Print capability – this Google Cloud Print yet to be activated separately.
With the Google Cloud Print and the printing functionality it will make Google users easier to print documents over the Web. On each PC connected to the printer can be linked with a Google account, you can pass documents using Google Cloud Print technology from other computers to this printer.
The function, Google Cloud Print is an integral part of the operating Chrome OS as well, but can be activated in the browser Google Chrome.
Google Cloud Print linked locally installed printer with Google Accounts
To enable the Google Cloud Print function, at least Chrome version 9.0.597.1 required to be installed. Then you can go to the “Options > Details” link at the bottom of the Chrome installation with a Google account. Here you can also see the options for Google Cloud Print. In future, various Google services, such as web applications like Google Docs may be also included to support mobile systems.
Wondering what is behind Google Cloud Print technology?
It is the Cloud Computing technology that is behind Google Cloud Print. We have already discussed about Cloud Computing, cloud server and Private Cloud. All these terms are actually related with Cloud Computing. So, if you have missed our articles on Cloud computing, your might be interested to read SaaS, PaaS, IaaS : what are these terms.
Important official links to Google Cloud Print
In future articles we will write in depth tuts on Google Cloud Print.