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 to raise the IPP 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 specification to full standard is now underway. The voting period ends October 30, 2015.
The PWG is investigating standardization of 3D printing using IPP and standard 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.
PWG Candidate Standard 5100.19-2015: IPP Implementor‘s Guide v2.0 (IG) has been approved. This document updates and extends “Internet Printing Protocol/1.1: Implementor’s Guide” (RFC 3196) for all IPP protocol versions.
The Printer Working Group recently held a face-to-face meeting on August 11 and 12, 2015 in Camas, WA. We discussed current and future liaison‘s with other standards groups and reviewed several drafts of in-progress specifications.
The PWG Last Call of the HCD TNC Binding specification has begun. This document defines a concrete protocol binding over TCG TNC / IETF NEA (technically equivalent) of the abstract PWG Hardcopy Device Health Assessment Attributes (PWG5110.1) for initial network endpoint health assessment (at time of network attachment) and periodic network endpoint health assessment (at runtime) of Imaging Devices.
The PWG Last Call of the IPP Version 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 specification update has begun. This specification will update PWG Candidate Standard 5100.12-2011: IPP/2.0 Second Edition and defines the IPP 2.0, 2.1, and 2.2 protocol versions. Each version defines a minimum set of supported IPP extensions to simplify development and interoperability of IPP Client and Printer implementations.
The PWG Formal Vote of the IPP Implementor‘s Guide v2.0 (IG) specification is now underway. The voting period ends August 21, 2015.