Sharp Open Systems Architecture

The Sharp OSA Platform opens the door to a broad array of value-added functionality. By bringing the power of customization closer to the customer; this versatile development platform adds incredible flexibility to Sharp's awarding winning line of MFPs. It is designed to let network applications control the MFP through bi-directional communication. This allows users to interact with business applications directly from the front panel of the MFP.


By bringing the point of customization closer to the customer, the Sharp OSA Platform enables Sharp, its channel and program members to quickly bring solutions to market that tightly integrate Sharp MFPs with software applications. More importantly, it offers a degree of customization that allows Sharp MFPs to better address unique customer needs. This seamless integration promotes more streamlined customer workflows and business processes.

This flexibility transforms your MFP into a resource designed to evolve with your business. The Sharp OSA development platform allows developers to create custom applications that are specific to your organization's routine processes and procedures. With a Sharp OSA-enabled Digital IMAGERâ„¢ you can start and finish a task directly at the MFP, no need to return to your desktop which can drastically reduce your ordinary document workflow and increase efficiency.

Sharp Open System Architecture brochure