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HP Earns BLI “Pick” Award for Outstanding Wide-Format Small Workgroup Color Inkjet Printer

July 20, 2012 – Hackensack (NJ) – Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging products and solutions, today unveiled its prestigious Summer 2012 “Pick” award in the wide-format category, with honors going to HP. BLI’s semi-annual “Pick” awards are presented to the products that perform the best in their respective categories throughout BLI’s in-depth laboratory testing.

The Summer 2012 wide-format printer “Pick” winner is:


HP Designjet T790 PostScript ePrinter
Outstanding Wide-Format Small Workgroup Color Inkjet Printer

HP Designjet T790 PostScript ePrinter Facilitates File Printing and Sharing from the Cloud
An ideal choice for small architectural and engineering design teams, the HP Designjet T790 PostScript ePrinter received superior marks in most categories throughout its laboratory evaluation. Delivering flawless reliability, excellent feedback to workstations and ease of network setup, this season’s award winner features HP ePrint & Share, the company’s free file-sharing utility and a BLI “Outstanding Achievement” award-winner. Offering Web connectivity and straightforward operation, HP ePrint & Share enables users around the world to share their files and print them not only on the HP Designjet T790, but on any web-connected HP Designjet device. Among the unit’s strengths are its multifunctional control panel, which features USB connectivity for direct file printing, a color touchscreen enabling users to preview files, and access to the cloud via the HP ePrint & Share selection.

“HP is at the forefront in Web-connectivity with the Designjet portfolio of wide-format ePrinters. Used in conjunction with the HP ePrint & Share utility, the HP Designjet T790 will enable team members to quickly realize significant benefits in collaboration and time savings that weren’t even imagined only a few years ago,” said Joe Tischner, BLI wide-format printer analyst.

“We are pleased that BLI has awarded the HP Designjet T790 ePrinter this distinction for its ease of use, performance, reliability and web-connected features," said Emre Ozguc, director, worldwide marketing, large-format printing business HP. "With the device, small workgroups in the architectural, engineering and construction industries enjoy a simplified large-format printing experience with the ability to instantly print and upload large-format files to and from the web and access designs where the job takes them.”

About Buyers Laboratory LLC
Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the world's leading independent provider of analytical information and services to the digital imaging and document management industry. For over 50 years, buyers have relied on BLI to help them differentiate products’ strengths and weaknesses and make the best purchasing decisions, while industry sales, marketing and product professionals have turned to BLI for insightful competitive intelligence and valued guidance on product development, competitive positioning and sales channel and marketing support. Using BLI’s web-based bliQ and Solutions Center services, 40,000 professionals worldwide create extensive side-by-side comparisons of hardware and software solutions for over 15,000 products globally, including comprehensive specifications and the performance results and ratings from BLI’s unparalleled Lab, Solutions and Environmental Test Reports, the result of months of hands-on evaluation in its US and UK labs. The services, also available via mobile devices, include a comprehensive library of BLI’s test reports, an image gallery, hard to find manufacturers’ literature and valuable tools for configuring products, calculating total cost of ownership (TCO) and annual power usage. BLI also offers consulting and private, for-hire testing services that help manufacturers develop and market better products and consumables.

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