HP doesn't seem to have anything left to offer when it comes to cameras. The company seems to have bid these farewell and instead focuses on image editing for cameras and printing solutions in any which way you can imagine. HP offers many printer solutions, from compact trendy photo printers portable in an equally trendy bag, to large format printers that print ultra big poster sized prints.
At the professional corner of the HP booth HP showed their solution for the professional photographer; the HP Designjet Z3100 photo printer. According to the spokesman of HP the company has listened to what professional photographers really want with these large format printers. The new HP Z3100 printer features a 12 ink solution, including 4 black inks for the highest possible quality. The 12 inks have been engineered to meet the needs of the most demanding professional photographers. Thanks to the HP Gloss Enhancer the HP Designjet Z3100 photo printer delivers excellent gloss uniformity across the whole tonal range, eliminating bronzing and enabling true black-and-white printing performed with 4 black inks to avoid metamerism.
Another interesting HP printer model is the HP Photosmart A717 compact photo printer. The market for home printing is booming and have become a major product group for printer manufacturers to jump in. HP's Photosmart A717 is designed for people who want to convenience edit and print instant-drying, full size 13x18 cm photos, without a PC. An interesting features is the internal memory of 4GB which enables the user to store and view his images. The 2.5-inch LCD display on top of the HP A717 printer is convenient enough to let you edit or view your images. Or just connect the HP Photosmart A717 to a TV and enjoy the slide show.
At the Photokina 2006 HP showcased an impressive number of printer solutions. Among them the new HP Photosmart Pro B8350 Photo printer. The HP Pro B8350 is designed for photographers and hobbyists who want to be able to print long-lasting, professional-quality photos as large as A3+, using a desktop printer that is affordable and also ideal for fast everyday printing.
HP today announced it is changing the way graphics professionals create large-format images with the unveiling of the HP Designjet Z Photo Printer Series. Continuing to expand its professional printing portfolio, HP is leveraging its pigment ink technologies developed for the HP Photosmart Pro B9180 to create the first large-format printers employing HP’s Scalable Printing Technology. The HP Designjet Z Photo Printer Series is designed to deliver intuitive, dependable and repeatable color accuracy for 24- and 44-inch museum-quality prints with 200 years’ photo permanence.
HP introduced the HP Scanjet N6010 Document Sheet-feed Scanner, a general office solution featuring a compact design and rapid single-pass duplex color document scanning for under $500. With versatile features and easy-to-use software, the HP Scanjet N6010 allows users to scan, capture and share documents with exceptional results. HP Scanjets have a one-year limited warranty and are backed by HP Total Care, HP’s award-winning service and support program. HP Total Care delivers advice, learning and support in and out of warranty 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The HP Scanjet N6010 Document Sheet-feed Scanner will be available in October 2006 for an estimated U.S. street price of $499.
HP today unveiled a new all-in-one device that provides home office professionals and microbusinesses with affordable and simple-to-set-up-and-use solutions to maximize productivity for all document and photo printing needs. With a contemporary, compact design, the reliable HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One is ideal for small business and home users who want to efficiently print everything from laser-quality black text for everyday documents to vibrant color photos and creative projects. For users who need to print, scan, copy and make photo reprints, the HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One offers all of these functions at an affordable price. The Deskjet F380 printer will be available in June 2006, at a MSRP of US $79.