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 Formal Vote of the Mapping CIP4 JDF to PWG Print Job Ticket v1.0 (JDFMAP) informational document is now underway. The voting period ends August 28, 2017.
The PWG has defined an IPP extension for 3D printing using standard file formats.
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.
Wireshark 2.4.0, which was announced on July 19, 2017, is now available for download. This release includes a much improved IPP dissector, which will benefit all who are inspecting IPP traffic in Wireshark.
The PWG Formal Vote of the PWG 3D Print Job Ticket and Associated Capabilities v1.0 (PJT3D) informational document is now underway. The voting period ends August 18, 2017.
The PWG Last Call of the PWG 3D Print Job Ticket and Associated Capabilities v1.0 has begun. This document describes the PWG Semantic Model Print3D service schema for embedded Job Tickets. The schema is based on the IPP 3D Printing Extensions v1.0 (3D) and suitable for data exchange and embedding within common 3D file formats such as 3MF and 3D PDF documents so that user intent is preserved regardless of the transport or workflow used.
The PWG Last Call of the Mapping CIP4 JDF to PWG Print Job Ticket v1.0 (JDFMAP) specification has begun. This document defines a recommended mapping from XML objects and attributes in the CIP4 Job Definition Format [CIP4JDF] to XML elements in the PWG Print Job Ticket and Associated Capabilities [PWG5108.7].
The Printer Working Group held a “virtual” face-to-face meeting via WebEx teleconferences on May 2-4, 2017. This event was held in collaboration with Linux Foundation OpenPrinting Workgroup. Sessions were presented by both organizations over the event‘s 3 days. Representatives from HP, Xerox, Lexmark, Apple, Canon, Oki, Artifex and Canonical attended the meetings. We discussed status of current projects and liaisons with other groups, and reviewed several drafts of in-progress specifications. Read on for a more detailed summary of the proceedings.