HP Introduces Entry-level, Web-Connected Solutions for Large-format Printing

Thursday, 18 October 2012

HP unveiled the industry’s first web-connected, entry-level printing solutions for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) students and professionals, making in-house, large-format printing accessible to more users.


Delivering large-format printing through the cloud from virtually anywhere, the new HP Designjet T120 and T520 ePrinter series provide on-the-go professionals with simple and affordable printing solutions. The compact, 24-inch HP Designjet T120 ePrinter series is ideal for students and freelancers, while the 24- and 36-inch HP Designjet T520 ePrinter series is designed for small AEC teams in need of fast, professional printing.

HP also announced the second generation of its free web service for AEC professionals, HP DesignjetePrint& Share, which makes it easy to access and print large-format documents using an iOS or Android tablet or smartphone, a laptop or ePrinter touchscreen.

“The economic environment has increased the number of freelancers and small studios, shortened project turnaround times and require AEC workers to be highly mobile, spending more than 50 percent of their time out of the office,” said Santiago Morera, vice president and general manager, Large-format Printing Business, HP. “The expanded HP Designjet portfolio helps our customers stay connected where the job takes them and allows first-time, large-format buyers to easily and affordably bring their printing needs in house.”

 “The compounding complexity in the work environment with growth of mobile devices and the use of cloud services is surging. Today information workers must be equipped with smarter solutions that would result in sharing and creating information anywhere  and anytime on any device," said Mahesh Soni, Country Manager, Design- HP India. "They need a solution that enables them to collaborate  and interact with their peers beyond the internal and external peripheries”

He further added that, “ With these new set of printing techniques, our customers  can focus on boosting collaboration, extending infrastructure so employees can be just as productive on tablets and smartphones as they are on laptops, and investing to make their business secure in an increasingly digital and complex environment. Additionally, this new launch of printers opens new market for HPto grow, as we aim to tap the technical professionals as young and want to liberate them with the ownership of a professional range of printer as they acquire technical skills.”