by Susan Twombly, Jan. 2007
Photos, videos, movies and music… It's more than just digital content to you, it's personal content.
That's why, when it comes to digital entertainment, home computing or digital photography, you want to jump right into the experience. And you want that experience to be seamless and simple, so you can do what you want to do, when you want to do it.
Well, jump right in and sit right back as we introduce you to some of the star HP products spotlighted at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show®, the world's largest annual trade show for consumer technology.
With new ways to live, work and play, you can start creating, sharing and enjoying your content, your way.
HP combines 20 years of color and imaging science to deliver high-definition(2) (HD) digital content throughout your house and around your world.
The HP MediaSmart TVs let you stream movies, photos, music and more across your high-speed wired or wireless network from all the PCs in your home with just a few clicks of a single remote control. You can view and hear that content on a big 37-, 42- or 47-inch(3) diagonal LCD TV with stunning HD resolution and remarkable sound.
With outstanding, life-like picture clarity, it's easy to see why the HP SLC376ON MediaSmart High-Definition LCD TV won a CES 'Best of Innovations' award in the video display category.(1)
As the volume of your content grows, the new HP MediaSmart Server(4) makes it easy to access anywhere, back-up, share and enjoy it.
Powered by Microsoft Windows® Home Server, you can access digital files, music, photos and video to and from any home PC or Mac on the network, as well as your home entertainment center.(5) Automatic back-up for multiple PCs safeguards content.
You can tap into the MediaSmart Server from an Internet-connected computer anywhere in the world to access your files and applications, leveraging enhanced security features. With four hard drive bays and four USB ports for external drives, the Windows Vista™-compatible(6) MediaSmart Server can be an ideal solution for centralizing and sharing your growing media library.
Your life is at your fingertips with the new HP TouchSmart PC,(7) a full-featured PC that's designed to fit where life happens in the kitchen, family or living room. A large, easy-to-use touch screen with a completely personalizable page lets you quickly and easily look up information and manage your busy family life.
Listen to music or view TV, movies and digital memories on an integrated high-resolution 19" diagonal wide-screen BrightView display while you enjoy a full Windows Vista™ experience. With the HP TouchSmart PC, your entertainment, schedules, memories and information are a touch away all in a space-saving, clutter-free design.
The new, lightweight HP Pavilion tx1000 Entertainment PC(8) features an innovative HD(2) 12.1-inch diagonal display that opens for classic notebook use and twists for presentations or to show DVDs and games in space-constrained areas. Fold it flat like a slate for touch-screen use to easily add handwritten notes and illustrations to a document.
You can get and stay connected wherever there's a wireless network(9) using leading-edge, built-in connectivity and multitask at lightening speed with AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual Core Mobility technology.(10) This fully functional PC features a smooth, high-gloss HP Imprint finish, a biometric finger print reader for added security, and HP QuickPlay to launch DVDs, music and photos at the touch of a button. Comes pre-installed with Windows Vista™.
HP makes it simple to capture, enhance and share memories through brilliant photos and creative projects that tell your life's story.
Snapping, transferring and editing photos is a breeze with the HP Photosmart R927 Digital Camera and Windows Vista™. Just pick up this compact camera and you'll notice the giant, bright viewing display (3 inches across) on the back, and how perfectly this camera fits in your hands (you won't want to put it down).
Dazzle your friends and family with the 24x total zoom.(11) Apply fun effects such as slimming your subject, creating a watercolor look on your photos, adding creative borders, and removing red eye and shadows right in your camera.
Printing brilliant photos or creative photo projects is fun and easy using the CES award-winning(1) HP Photosmart D7360 Photo Printer the world's fastest photo printer.(12) Get lab-quality photos super fast, in as little as 12 seconds!
The innovative touch-screen display and large 3.4" size makes viewing, editing, and printing beautiful photos a cinch. And, you can be confident that your HP printing and imaging products will perform smoothly with Windows Vista™.
Print photo keepsakes at a store near you with the HP Photosmart ps1000 Studio, a winner of the CES Best of Innovations award.(1) Simply upload your photos from a memory card or CD/DVD to create albums, posters, greeting cards and more in just minutes. Create your photo keepsake and come back later to pick it up all in the store and in about an hour.
With new ways to experience your digital content your way, you can count on HP to help you do what you want to do, when you want to do it and all in a way that reflects your personal lifestyle.
The Innovations and Engineering Design Award is based upon descriptive materials submitted to the judges. The Consumer Electronics Association did not verify the accuracy of any submission or of any claims made and did not test the item to which the award was given.
High definition content (e.g. WMV HD files) is required to view high-definition images. Most current DVDs do not provide high-definition images.
HP SLC3760N 37-inch MediaSmart High-Definition LCD TV available now. Expected availability for 42-inch and 47-inch MediaSmart TVs is Summer 2007.
Expected availability for the HP MediaSmart Server is Fall of 2007.
Requires digital media adapter.
Certain Windows Vista product features require advanced or additional hardware. See www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/hardwarereqs.mspx and www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/capable.mspx for details.
Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor can help you determine which features of Windows Vista will run on your computer. To download the tool, visit www.windowsvista.com/upgradeadvisor.
Expected availability for the HP TouchSmart PC is January 2007 in the U.S.
Expected availability for the HP Pavilion tx1000 Entertainment Notebook PC is early 2007 in the U.S.
Wireless access point and Internet service required and sold separately.
This system requires a separately purchased 64-bit operating system and 64-bit software products to take advantage of the 64-bit processing capabilities of AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobility technology. Dual-core processing available with AMD Turion X2 mobile technology, a recent technology innovation designed to improve performance of this system. Given the wide range of software applications available, performance of a system, including a 64-bit operating system and a dual-core processor, will vary.
3x optical zoom and 8x digital zoom
Speed comparisons in default and fastest modes, when printing from a computer, based upon HP internal testing of comparable consumer photo printing products available as of March 2006.