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HP and Tesco Sign Agreement to Roll Out HP ML1000D Dry Lab Technology Across All Tesco Extra Stores

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Press release

HP today announced an agreement with Tesco to roll out HP ML1000D dry lab technology across 140 Tesco Extra stores beginning in April.

The expansion of the companies' photo business relationship will allow all Tesco customers to access HP photo technology in-store and print photographs in a variety of sizes. In addition, customers will be able to print in-store gifts such as posters, photo books and calendars.

The HP ML1000D, one of the most versatile and fastest dry minilab printers on the market today, will be showcased at the PMA tradeshow (Feb. 21-23) at booth 3120. The printer allows for double-sided photo book pages and calendars in one hour while significantly freeing up labor, saving energy, and reducing chemical and water waste.(1)

Additional news is available in an online press kit at www.hp.com/go/pma2010.

HP at PMA 2010

During PMA 2010, Vyomesh Joshi, executive vice president of the Imaging and Printing Group at HP, will deliver a keynote speech at the Digital Imaging Manufacturers Association (DIMA) luncheon addressing how HP is transforming the photo industry. The luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Ballroom C on the third floor of the Anaheim Convention Center.

Other HP executives will address various topics within the photo industry as part of the following DIMA conference sessions at the Anaheim Convention Center:

  • "D33: Photo Publishing Software Shoot-Out" featuring Jorge Simal, HP Retail Publishing Solutions - Saturday, Feb. 20, 10:30-11:40 a.m., Room 304C
  • "D41: Commercial Imaging: Fabric and Other Profitable Substrates for Inkjet Printing" featuring Claudia Barbiero, HP Graphics Solutions - Saturday, Feb. 20, 1-2:10 p.m., Room 304A
  • "D43: Photo Publishing: ‘Dry' Printer Roundup" featuring Alex Liff, HP Retail Publishing Solutions - Saturday, Feb. 20, 1-2:10 p.m., Room 303A
  • "D76: Photo Publishing: Advanced On-Demand Variable Data" featuring Yishai Amir, HP Graphics Solutions - Monday, Feb. 22, 1-1:50 p.m., Room 304B