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HP Wins Multiple Industry Awards at CES 2007


PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2007 - HP earned nearly 20 industry accolades at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this month, including Best of Show awards from the Consumer Electronics Association, Yahoo! Tech, Popular Mechanics, Sound & Vision and LAPTOP magazines.

In all, more than 15 products were honored, including the HP TouchSmart PC, the HP MediaSmart TV and the HP MediaSmart Server as well as the recently announced HP Photosmart Studio.

The breadth of the awards underscored HP’s efforts in redefining the digital entertainment experience for consumers with new PC and digital photography products and services.

“The recognition we received at CES validates that there is a new age of innovation in digital entertainment,” said Satjiv Chahil, senior vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. “Consumers are looking forward to new ways to connect, access and enjoy their digital content and HP is there every step of the way – from introducing a new paradigm in mobile entertainment with a Vista-based tablet, to creating a new experience of ’walk-up’ family computing and entertainment with the TouchSmart PC, to bringing rich media content back into the living room with the MediaSmart TV.”

HP’s top CES award highlights:

* Yahoo! Tech named the HP TouchSmart PC its “Last Gadget Standing” online winner. The HP TouchSmart PC is the industry’s first all-in-one PC based on Microsoft Windows Vista™ with one-touch wireless access to information, communication and entertainment through a customizable desktop screen.
* Sound & Vision magazine awarded the HP z556 Digital Entertainment Center its Editor’s Choice Award in the Multiroom A/V category. With the HP Digital Entertainment Center, users can record and view TV shows anywhere in the home and enjoy other digital content such as photos, music or videos.
* The HP MediaSmart Server was named the winner for LAPTOP magazine’s Best of CES Awards in the Best Storage Device category. The HP MediaSmart Server is designed to help people get the most out of their home networks by connecting them to their digital content both at home and while on the go.

HP received CES Best of Innovations 2007 Awards in two product categories:

* The HP Photosmart ps1000 Studio, a retail photofinishing system, was named the Best of Innovations 2007 winner in the Retail Resources category. The HP Photosmart Studio is the first in-store solution where consumers can design creative products such as posters, albums, calendars, and greeting cards in minutes using up to 200 images and pick up their product in one hour or less.
* The HP SLC3790n MediaSmart 37-inch LCD TV was the Best of Innovations 2007 winner in the Video Displays category. HP MediaSmart TVs merge the PC and the TV with the ability to wirelessly(1) stream digital photos, music and videos from a PC onto a stylish HP high-definition LCD display.

In addition to the awards that HP received at CES, HP was honored with two best of 2006 awards. The HP Memory Spot was the winner in the General Innovation category for Popular Science magazine’s Best of What’s New 2006, and the HP Photosmart A716 Compact Photo Printer was included in PC Magazine’s Best of the Year Awards.

U.S. Award Details:

* CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards
* HP Photosmart Studio – Retail Resources Best of Innovations Winner
* HP SLC3790n MediaSmart 37-inch LCD TV – Video Displays Best of Innovations Winner

EE Times Innovation Awards

* HP SLC3760N MediaSmart TV – Video Display Category Winner

LAPTOP’s Best of CES Awards

* HP MediaSmart Server – Best Storage Device Category Winner

PC Magazine’s Best of the Year Awards 2006

* HP Photosmart A716 Compact Photo Printer

Popular Mechanics 2007 Editors’ Choice Award

* HP MediaSmart 42-inch 1080p LCD HDTVs – Winner

Popular Science’s Best of What’s New 2006

* HP Memory Spot – General Innovation Category Winner

Sound & Vision Editor’s Choice Award

* HP z556 Digital Entertainment Center – Multiroom A/V Winner

The Storage Visions Conference Awards

* HP SLC3760N MediaSmart TV and mv2020 Media Vault – Best Integrated Home Entertainment Category Winner

Yahoo! Tech “Last Gadget Standing”

* HP TouchSmart PC – Online Winner

U.S. Award Finalist/Honoree Details:

* CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards
* HP Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer – Digital Imaging Innovations Honoree
* HP Photosmart D7360 Printer – Digital Imaging Innovations Honoree
* HP Pavilion dv2000 Entertainment Notebook PC – Computer Hardware Honoree
* HP xb3000 Notebook Expansion Base – Computer Hardware Honoree
* HP iPAQ rx5915 Travel Companion – Computer Hardware Honoree

CNET’s Best of CES Awards – People’s Choice Award

* HP TouchSmart PC – Computer and Hardware Category Finalist
* HP Scanjet G4050 Photo Scanner – Cameras and Camcorders Category Finalist

The Storage Visions Conference Awards

* HP Photosmart A716 Compact Photo Printer – Mobile Consumer Electronics Category Finalist

More information on the new products and services HP announced at CES is available at

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(1) Wireless home network required and not included.

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