HP announces new portfolio additions for the printing and device markets
HP has announced a variety of new products that they say will help promote better hybrid work and collaboration solutions.
The HP Dragonfly Folio G3 has been announced, which is described as a new mobile office. The product has a pull-forward design that will combine laptop productivity with the convenience of a tablet in one device.
The Dragonfly Folio also contains recycled magnesium, aluminium, and ocean-bound plastics, with the company putting a focus on sustainability. HP Wolf Security for Business is also included, which is said to provide better security solutions with a resilient defence against malware and hacking.
Research provided by the company has shown that 75% of end users believe video quality matters for their job success. HP says that the new HP 34 All-in-One Desktop PC creates a studio-like experience with support for dual video streams and camera switching, so users can show themselves and their work professionally and at the same time.
There was also the announcement of the HP Z32k G3 4K USB-C Display, which HP says is one of the world's first IPS black displays with Thunderbolt technology. This latest Z performance monitor features IPS Black panel technology, which will provide deeper blacks, more vibrant colours, and a 98% P3 wide colour range, all in 4K ultra-high resolution.
The addition of the HP 965 4K Streaming Webcam is also set to empower users to stream more authentically, according to the company.
A study has shown that 59% of creatives also wish they could use webcams for live streaming activities but feel held back by challenges with image quality, setup, and device connectivity. Enhanced by HP Presence, the new webcam provides a video experience in up to 4K resolution, while AI face-framing and autofocus increase realism.
Besides the new visual technologies, HP has also revealed enhancements to its printing services.
Over 80% of small businesses rely on printing to run their business, according to a survey of small business owners conducted with Morning Consult, but 55% say they do not have time to manage the technology.
HP says it will also demonstrate its commitment to small businesses by introducing HP Instant Ink for small business and the new LaserJet Pro with HP+.
The company says that new printing services and solutions for small business owners are designed to simplify technology management.
HP Instant Ink subscription services and advanced features like the HP+ Smart Admin Dashboard can help small businesses save time, money and enable greater productivity. HP Instant Ink and HP+ also allow small businesses to recycle cartridges, further helping promote sustainable outcomes.