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|HP Unveils Print Solutions, Including 10 Industry-first Innovations, that Transform Print Features into Digital Content Solutions|
NEW YORK, Sep 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced multiple innovations across its printing portfolio, including 10 industry-first technologies that significantly improve how customers interact with their digital content.
The new solutions are designed to help enable all customers - from consumers to small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to enterprise organizations - to better manage and access digital content, convert information from paper to digital with one touch, and quickly unlock content repositories in the enterprise.
HP made the announcements from the stage of a global news conference, joined by prominent partners and customers, including Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo!; Ivanka Trump, renowned entrepreneur, co-founder of the Trump Hotel Collection and founder of the Ivanka Trump Collection; Rob Lips, vice president of QuickBooks Product Marketing at Intuit; Ed Febinger, vice president of Inventory and Manufacturing Strategy at Pearson PLC; and Matias del Campo, founder and principal at SPAN Architecture & Design.
"HP is unleashing innovation and has once again made the future a reality," said Vyomesh Joshi, executive vice president, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. "We have transformed the flow of content for all customers letting them access, share, print and manage content virtually anytime or anywhere in the world."
Offerings for the digitally connected consumer
HP introduced two content devices designed to serve the access and print needs of digitally connected consumers. In addition, the company has simplified the print experience from mobile devices by offering HP ePrint(3) on all new HP Photosmart devices as well as direct printing from Apple iPad, iPod touch and iPhone devices with iOS 4.2.(4)
More information about the HP Photosmart e-All-in-One portfolio is available at www.hp.com/go/innovationsummit. HP printers are backed by HP Total Care, the company's award-winning service, solutions and support, both in and out of warranty.
HP Wall Art: Fun, affordable wall designs for the family
Later this fall, HP plans to launch Wall Art - personalized wall decor that is fun and easy to mount. The first Wall Art available will feature images from popular Nickelodeon shows, including "SpongeBob SquarePants," "Dora the Explorer," "Go Diego Go!" and "iCarly." Parents and their kids will be able to go online, choose the images and customize the Wall Art to fit their chosen room. More partners and options will be added in 2011, including television characters, movie heroes, music stars and even personal photos.
Empowering SMBs to do business anytime, anywhere
HP's new portfolio of web-connected printers for SMB customers makes it easy to access HP print apps,(8) share information and ePrint(3) wherever business happens. HP also is working with Intuit's Partner Platform to deliver an app that will allow small businesses to easily scan, store and manage financial materials via Intuit's QuickBooks.
Additionally, HP introduced an expanded portfolio of printers with HP ePrint technology, expected to be available this winter, and a compact scanner.
Transform imaging and printing into a strategic advantage
HP FutureSmart Firmware and the latest version of the HP Open Extensibility Platform (OXP) help extend the life of an imaging and printing fleet while helping to increase office productivity and simplify fleet management.
These technologies enable SMB and enterprise customers to use future solutions on hardware purchased today as well as extend those capabilities to OXP-enabled devices dating back to 2005,(2) providing significant investment protection. Together, they allow HP and solution partners to develop advanced applications, making HP multifunction printers a document workflow kiosk for multiple business processes that enhance productivity.
The new printing products announced today and all future networked, office-class HP LaserJet printers are based on HP FutureSmart Firmware. The new products, services and solutions are designed to help HP Managed Print Services customers cut costs, improve productivity, mitigate risk and drive business results.
New products include:
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HP's alliance with Canon continues to yield global results. HP UPD (Postscript) currently supports the imageRUNNER ADVANCE color products and will support the newer monochrome MFPs this fall. HP Web Jetadmin and HP Remote Monitoring support even the newest Canon products, such as imageRUNNER ADVANCE 6000 Series and 8000 Series monochrome multifunction devices. HP continues to invest in technologies and solutions to enable a common user experience across HP and Canon devices.
Game-changing, web-based collaboration solutions for design professionals
HP has extended its ePrint platform to the graphics market for the first time, redefining the large-format printing experience for design professionals. The new solutions help design teams collaborate across multiple locations, streamline processes and reduce costs.
Additional information about HP's collaborative print solutions for design professionals is available in a related news release.
More information about HP's product launch is available in an online press kit at www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press_kits/2010/InnovationSummit/index.html.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.
(1) Estimated U.S. street price. Actual price may vary.
(2) OXP-supported devices include: HP LaserJet M3035MFP, M4345MFP, M5035MFP, M9040/9050MFP; HP Color LaserJet CM3530MFP, CM4540MFP, CM4730MFP, CM6030MFP, CM6040MFP; HP 9250C Digital Sender; HP Scanjet 7000n.
(3) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any internet- and email-capable device. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(4) AirPrint will work with iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (third generation and later).
(5) Requires a wireless access point and an internet connection to the printer. Touchscreen menus are in English or English/French only. Availability varies by region. Services may require registration. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(6) Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
(7) HP ENVY 100 e-All-in-One is polyvinyl chloride-free (PVC free); meeting the evolving definition of PVC free as set forth in the "iNEMI Position Statement on the 'Definition of Low-Halogen Electronics (BFR-/CFR-/PVC-free).'" Plastic parts contain less than 1,000 ppm (0.1%) of bromine (if the Br source is from BFRs) and less than 1,000 ppm (0.1%) of chlorine (if the Cl source is from CFRs or PVC or PVC copolymers). All printed circuit board (PCB) and substrate laminates contain bromine/chlorine total less than 1,500 ppm (0.15%) with a maximum chlorine of 900 ppm (0.09%) and maximum bromine being 900 ppm (0.09%). Printers sold in Korea are not PVC free. USB cable, required in limited geographic areas, is not PVC free.
(8) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Services may require registration. Apps availability varies by country and language. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintcenter.
(9) May require an internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any internet- and e-mail-capable device and requires a firmware upgrade. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(10) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Services may require registration. Apps availability varies by country and requires a firmware upgrade. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(11) Majority of color laser all-in-ones less than $600, March 2010; details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. HP Officejet Pro ISO yield with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing; details at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies. Energy use based on HP testing using the ENERGY STAR program's TEC test method criteria.
(12) Letter cost per page comparisons for B-size inkjet all-in-ones with fax less than $300 from major vendors as of March 2010. Details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. HP Officejet ISO yield with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing. Details at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
(13) Available only in the HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One.
(14) Compared to inkjet all-in-ones with fax less than $200 from major vendors as of March 2010. Details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. Excludes HP Officejet Pro All-in-Ones. HP Officejet CPP based on ISO yield of products offered as of September 2010 with highest-capacity cartridges based on continuous printing. Details at www.hp.com/go/learnaboutsupplies.
(15) Majority of color laser all-in-ones less than $600, March 2010; details at www.hp.com/go/officejet. Energy use based on HP testing using the ENERGY STAR program's TEC test method criteria.
(16) Based on personal color printers as defined by IDC and shipping as of June 2010 as measured by volume (WXDXH) using manufacturers' specifications or as measured by operational "A4" size.
(17) Energy consumed based on competitive TEC measurement results found at energystar.gov and eu-energystar.org for single-function color laser printers as of June 2010. TEC based on mono pages in mono print speed. Individual product configuration and usage will affect power consumption.
(18) HP ePrint Enterprise solution requires BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployment, internet- and email-capable BlackBerry smartphone OS 4.5 with separately purchased wireless internet service, HP ePrint app and HP ePrint server. Solution works with PCL5/6, PCL3, PCL3GUI printers (HP and non-HP).
(19) Internet connection is needed.
(20) Upgradeable functionality will be available in 2011. May require an internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any internet- and email-capable device. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(21) The HP Designjet T7100 Printer offers up to 66 percent lower total cost of ownership over three years compared to competitive color devices and up to 50 percent compared to competitive monochrome solutions, based on HP internal testing.
(22) Based on published manufacturer specifications as of June 2010.
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