HP launches imaging and printing offerings to boost efficiency for biz

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HP last week announced eight new imaging and printing products, with enhanced productivity tools, to enable businesses of all sizes to capture, connect and communicate more securely and efficiently.

The new offerings include: Six new HP LaserJet printers and two HP Scanjets providing small and medium businesses (SMB) and enterprise customers professional-quality documents and fast print speeds, along with the ability to extend the office beyond its physical location.

 “We are bringing a new range of intelligent, web-enabled, cloud-enabled and solutions enabled printing devices that meets the evolving business needs of our customers,” said HP Director, Channel Sales, South East Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Printing and Personal Systems Group P.V Viswanath.From left: Shamal De Silva, Country Business Manager of Printers in Printing & Personal Systems for Sri Lanka, P.V. Viswanath, Director & Head of Channels Sales SEATH for Printing & Personal Systems and Sue San Ang, General Manager for Asia Emerging Countries

By combining the strength of an innovative product portfolio, cloud capabilities, industry-leading management tools and a broad range of solutions, HP can meet the unique information management, workflow and printing needs of the smallest SMB to the largest enterprise.

The HP TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 represents a new category in multi-function printers (MFPs) bringing a ‘Studio in a Box’ experience to SMBs. This new printer introduces a unique way to capture high quality images of 3-D objects. It is a professional studio in a box equipped with all the features to support photography, lighting and editing; allowing professional-quality images of 3-D objects for presentations, marketing materials, or directly to the web – all at the touch of a button. It also enables users to upload images of documents and objects directly to the web for convenient storage, management and sharing. The new all-inclusive device opens new possibilities for more creativity and collaboration with direct connectivity to the web and cloud.

The HP LaserJet Pro 300 Colour MFP M375nw is a versatile professional colour printer with networked multifunction capability. With web-connected efficiency and expandability, this efficient printer can be used with business apps and through the 3.5 inch colour touch screen users can access and print information from the web. The HP LaserJet Pro 300 Colour MFP M375nw can also be used with HP ePrint technology.

The HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn is HP’s first line of web-connected single-function black and white LaserJets. The users can manage print jobs directly from the printer using the 3.5-inch colour touch screen and walk-up USB port; easily access and share content, such as contracts or invoices, online through the web enabled apps. They can also enjoy increased efficiency with fast print speeds of up to 35 ppm and automatic duplexing. Offering a multitude of connectivity options, the user can print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint, Wireless Direct, and wireless and embedded networking.

The businesses can also keep energy costs down with auto-on/auto-off, and use Smart Install for easy set-up.

The HP LaserJet Pro 400 colour MFP M475dn meets the expanding needs of fast paced SMB environments and produces professional-quality, two-sided, colour documents in-house. The users can easily print, scan directly to e-mail, copy and fax with the Web-connected, colour laser MFP. Print from virtually anywhere with HP ePrint

The high-quality colour HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 colour MFP M551 and 551dn is an ePrint enabled printer ideal for enterprise and small business work teams who want professional-quality colour and document management tools. . The businesses can also keep energy costs down with auto-on/auto-off. Accelerate business results with HP LaserJet Enterprise 600 M602dn.

The HP LaserJet Enterprise 600 M602dn a secure, easy-to-use web-enabled monochrome printer engineered to help businesses increase efficiency and improve document workflow.

HP printers are designed to work with Original HP supplies as a finely tuned print system that delivers high-quality text and true-to-life colon documents with every page printed. Designed for optimal performance with minimal environmental impact, original HP supplies offer superior reliability, which reduces the need to reprint, and many cartridges are made from recycled plastic.

The HP Scanjet Enterprise 7000 s2 is designed for enterprise customers who need a reliable, high-volume device to manage their document workflow. The productivity is enhanced with fast scan speeds of up to 45 ppm and up to 90 images per minute (ipm) in all colour modes, and a duty cycle of up to 3000 pages a day. The enterprisers can also save time and boost efficiency including the ability to scan to Google Docs and to Sharepoint. HP Precision Feed technology enables reliable scanning of almost any document type, even mixed stacks of different paper sizes and weights.

The HP ScanJet Enterprise 7500 Flatbed Scanner can easily integrate into an existing document management system. With fast scanning up to 50 ppm/100 ipm and excellent image results with 200 dpi in black and white grey scale and colour, the HP ScanJet Enterprise 7500 Flatbed Scanner is ideal for SMBs.

New mobile printing solutions include HP ePrint Software, (4) which enables PC printing to HP ePrinters at home or at work, and to HP ePrint Public Print Locations (PPL) when workers are on the go. The new Printer Control app enables users to manage device setting and supplies, and print, copy and scan wirelessly to the new HP ePrint-enabled printers. HP ePrint App for Apple andBlackBerry enhances and replaces the popular HP ePrint Home and Biz App to enable users to more easily print from a smartphone or tablet, and receive intelligent recommendations on where to send prints.

The Universal Email Address for HP ePrint PPLs allow HP’s large PPL network to publish and promote a single email address for mobile print jobs. Any end user connected to the internet with an email-capable device can send a print job to the email address and retrieve the print job at any of the PPLs.

To simplify workflows, HP Capture and Route helps provide a cost-effective way to digitise information so customers can find and retrieve documents faster than ever before. The HP Capture and Route solution enables users to easily convert paper documents into a variety of digital formats—including Microsoft Word .doc and .docx, JPG, PDF, RTF and TIF—making it onebutton simple to route information where it is needed.

To ease manageability of the printing infrastructure, HP Jetdirect 2700w USB Wireless Print Server provides high-speed wireless printing plus advanced enterprise-class security, enabling customers to place printers wherever needed, without wires, while HP Web Jetadmin 10.3 provides enhanced performance, improved workflow management and additional device support for more control and ease of use. This fleet-management application is available at no additional cost, and is used for installing, configuring, troubleshooting and managing networked and PC-connected MFPs, printers and scanners.

Printing security is simplified with HP Imaging and Printing Security Centre, an industry first in security management that provides policy-based security for HP printing fleets, and now includes broader HP enterprise device support, enhanced fleet risk reporting, improved usability and HP Instant-On Security, which helps secure devices as soon as they are added to the network. The solution is now available for purchase through HP Managed Enterprise Solutions and HP Partner Document Solutions Specialists.

In addition, HP Access Control Printing Solutions has newly added features, including server-less pull printing, which can lower costs; dual-factor authentication, which adds an additional level to safeguard; and the ability to send jobs via email, which increases productivity.