HP announced, on the eve of the International Sign Expo 2015, new HP Latex and Scitex wide format graphics printers, presses and inks to help print service providers (PSPs) specializing in the sign and visual communications industry deliver results faster and at a lower total cost.
HP Latex 370 Printer enables more unattended printing at lower operational costs with higher capacity ink cartridges and the HP Latex Mobile App, now available, monitors print jobs remotely for peace of mind while away from the printer.HP Scitex FB550 and FB750 Printers provide PSPs an entrance into rigid with one of the most compact printers equipped with an enhanced loading system, increasing workflow for improved profitability.HP Scitex 11000 Industrial Press provides increased versatility and better surface durability with new overcoat technology.
For corrugated converters, HP also announced the HP Scitex 15500 Corrugated Press with media handling for warped boards and economical HP HDR230 Scitex Inks. Designed for confident, unattended printing in high production PSP environments, the 64-inch HP Latex 370 Printer with the new 3-liter cartridges helps keep running costs low. It prints from traditional signage substrates like vinyl and banners to temporary textiles, canvas and wallpapers, increasing margins (1) and productivity via the ability to change cartridges while printing and maintaining the high quality at high speed, instant dry and scratch resistance benefits of the 3rd generation of latex inks.
Available since February, the HP Latex Mobile App enables users to confidently increase unattended printing by remotely tracking jobs and receiving alerts on the status of the printer on their Smartphone screen. In addition, HP will offer HP Mobile App on tablets this fall, including extra functionality in metrics and localizations so that customers can monitor monthly usage by printer to track jobs while away from the shop.
HP has announced the public release of its new HP Latex software developers kit (SDK), which allows third-party workflow and MIS developers to integrate their tools with HP Latex 370 printers for seamless workflow integration. For HP Latex 871 and HP Latex 370 printers, 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, widely recognized as the industry’s most comprehensive finished graphics warranty, is now available when using approved 3M films. Combining the quality and flexibility of HP Latex Inks with the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, which covers fading, cracking and peeling, the new offering helps PSPs secure business with discerning vehicle and fleet graphics customers without paying a premium for specialty inks.