A pioneer in immersive display technology, HP today unveiled a new portfolio of 3D innovations for consumers. The new HP TouchSmart620 3D Edition PC and 2311gt 3D LCD monitor will bring the thrill of 3D entertainment to life, and let users enjoy an expanded realm of 3D experiences all within their home environment.
“We’re enhancing the different aspects of the 3D experience, from introducing the new entertainment experience on the TouchSmart620 3D Edition PC to display technologies for presenting 3D content,” said Phil McKinney, vice president and chief technology officer, Personal Systems Group, HP. “HP’s latest 3D technologies are designed to make the interaction between people and technology more intuitive and rewarding.”
An entertainment powerhouse for the consumer
For consumers who seek an incredible 3D technology experience in the comfort of their home, the new HP TouchSmart620 3D Edition PC offers an all-in-one hub of fun and entertainment in an ideal combination of form and function. Users can create their own 3D videos and pictures with the TouchSmart’s built-in webcam and share them with family and friends online or via the PC’s 23-inch diagonal HD display. The TriDef Ignition Game Player allows everyone in the family to enjoy playing their favorite games in 3D.
Featuring an intuitive and ergonomic design, the TouchSmart620 3D Edition swivels up to 180 degrees and reclines up to 60 degrees, enabling users to adjust the display’s position for a comfortable experience or reduce glare while viewing 3D content with the Active Shutter 3D Glasses.
In addition to exclusive HP features like LinkUp Technology and Beats Audio, the HP TouchSmart620 3D Edition also offers the latest version of HP’s exclusive TouchSmart software, premium graphics and processors. The next- generation TouchSmart 5.0 interface allows users to customize their user experience by multiplying the workspace with a scrolling desktop that expands horizontally, and dragging and dropping their favourite files and apps onto the desktop’s carousel.
It’s the most intuitive and powerful touch experience to date as users can conveniently access Windows® apps, desktop icons and built-for-touch applications on an ever-expanding desktop environment.
Experience, create and share 3D content
The HP 2311gt 3D LCD monitor delivers an enhanced 3D experience in an ultra- slim 23-inch diagonal LED backlit display. It features Film Patterned
Retarder (FPR) technology, which offers a display with improved brightness and a flicker-free 3D picture. Bundled with two pairs of passive 3D glasses, users will also enjoy software from Cyberlink and TriDef as well as a 3D movie trailer for the upcoming animated film “Puss in
Boots” from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. With Cyberlink’s PowerDVD, users can convert their existing 2D content such as photos and videos into 3D content(2) while the TriDef Ignition Game Player displays 2D games in 3D.
Pricing and availability
— The HP TouchSmart620 3D Edition PC is expected to be available from January 2012 in Singapore from a starting price of around SGD$2,499.
— The HP 2311gt 3D LCD monitor is expected to be available from December 2011 in Singapore from a starting price of around SGD$399.