HP (http://www.hp.com) has announced several new print solutions. The company introduced two content devices designed to serve the access and print needs of digitally connected consumers. In addition, HP is offering HP ePrint on all new HP Photosmart devices as well as direct printing from Apple iPad, iPod touch and iPhone devices with iOS 4.2..
The HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One combines the full features of an HP All-in-One with web browsing and access to HP print apps and widgets — plus a detachable, 7-inch, full-color touchscreen. Additional features include access to Barnes & Noble’s eBookstore with more than one million digital titles, as well as one-touch access to customized content from Yahoo!, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Weather direct from the display. Customers also can fax without the need of a phone line. The Energy Star qualified HP Photosmart eStation is currently available in select countries for US$399.
The HP Envy 100 e-All-in-One is a slim-line printer designed to complement modern home décor and features a high-resolution touchscreen display, quiet operation and a retractable paper tray. The Energy Star qualified all-in-one is, according to HP, the planet’s first PVC-free printer and is expected to be available worldwide next month for $249.
New print apps available this fall on HP eAll-in-One Photosmart Printers include: Delta Air Lines to quickly print boarding passes; NBA.com for access to game schedules and information; Sesame Street eBookstore for stories and learning activities; Bing Maps for maps and driving directions; Martha’s Everyday Food from Martha Stewart for quick and easy dinner recipes; LeapFrog for kids’ educational activities; Photobucket, SmugMug and Facebook for access to personal photo albums; Howcast for how-to content for daily life and enjoyment; MyRecipes.com for recipes from magazines such as Cooking Light, Southern Living and Real Simple; and DailyCandy for daily lifestyle news and offers.
What’s more, Snapfish by HP, an online personal publishing service, is building an assortment of unique card designs after adding 130 new designers and more than 3,000 new designs to its recently launched Snapfish Publisher platform. Snapfish also is working with a selection of developers who will introduce their own range of merchandise for this holiday season, including custom lunchboxes and puzzles.