HP Demonstrates Cloud-based Large-format Printing Solutions and Workstations at Autodesk University

Comprehensive solutions offer mobility, simplicity and quality to CAD and AEC professionals 

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 27, 2012 – At Autodesk University 2012, HP is demonstrating its award-winning portfolio of cloud-based large-format printing solutions and all-in-one workstations. These offerings deliver mobility, simplicity and quality to design professionals.

Found in the HP Platinum Sponsor Lounge and booth 120, the new HP Designjet T120 and T520 ePrinter series are the industry’s first web-connected, entry-level large-format printing solutions. Together with the free HP Designjet ePrint & Share web service, these devices provide large-format printing through the cloud from virtually anywhere. (1) HP is also demonstrating the HP Z1 Workstation, the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display.

“Designers in the Autodesk community are expected to respond quickly to shortened project turnaround times, remain accessible and be highly mobile,” said Karen Nager, Designjet director, Americas, HP. “At Autodesk University 2012, we are showing how HP has responded to this need with the full HP Designjet ePrinter portfolio and line-up of HP Workstations, which helps our customers stay connected wherever the job takes them.”

HP solutions for CAD and AEC professionals

HP, the market leader in solutions for computer-aided design (CAD) and architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals, offers the industry’s only portfolio of web-connected large-format ePrinters. In addition, its HP Z Workstations are among the fastest, most expandable and reliable computers available today.

The smallest printer in its class with a footprint of only 38.9 inches, the HP Designjet T120 ePrinter offers the benefits of two printers in one with a built-in B+/A3 tray and convenient front-loading roll. Available in 24- or 36-inch models, the HP Designjet T520 ePrinter improves processing power while also delivering twice the speed and resolution of its predecessor.(2) The HP Designjet T120 and T520 ePrinters are the only large-format printers available with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, so users can install the printer where it is most convenient.(3)

The HP Designjet ePrinter portfolio features mobile access and printing of large-format plans using HP Designjet ePrint & Share.(1) The web service is available through a desktop web browser, mobile application or the touch screen of web-connected HP Designjet printers.  HP Designjet ePrint & Share offers a secure online print history, connection to file transfer protocol (FTP) sites in one place and automatically generated hyperlinks for one-click access to any file in the print history.

HP Z Workstations have the performance and reliability AEC users trust to deal with the most complex data, designs, 3D models, analysis and information. The HP Z1 Workstation offers a display that snaps open so users can easily swap out parts and make upgrades without any tools required.  HP will demonstrate the full line of Z Workstations, including the HP Elitebook Mobile Workstations, with Autodesk applications running at peak speeds.

HP at Autodesk University 2012

Karen Nager will join Autodesk’s Lynn Allen for the “Platinum Sponsor Technology Showcase,” on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 5:45 p.m. Joined by other top technology providers, the discussion will highlight how new and emerging technologies are affecting the way design professionals work with Autodesk solutions.

Autodesk University class participants, as well as AU Virtual attendees, will have opportunities to learn new tips and techniques using HP technologies.

  • Eric DuPaul, Designjet business development manager, Americas, HP, will present a class titled, “HP Designjet Tips and Tricks: Getting the Most Out of Your HP Designjet Printer,” on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 8 a.m. PT.
  • Tom Salomone, segment marketing manager, Workstations, HP, will present a class titled, “Tips and Tricks 2013: Getting Top Performance from Your Desktop or Laptop,” on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 8 a.m. PT.

In booth 120, HP will offer a formal tour with a guide and headset through which attendees can quickly assess HP’s offerings for Autodesk customers.  Attendees can also evaluate HP Designjet technology of the past against today’s advanced solutions with live comparisons of the HP Designjet 1055 Printer to the HP Designjet T7100 Printer and HP Designjet T2300 eMultifunction Printer.

More information about the latest additions to the HP Designjet portfolio is available at www.hp.com/go/DesignjetFall2012 and www.hp.com/go/newdesignjet. More information on HP Z Workstations is available at www.hp.com/zworkstations. Videos and updates are available on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HPdesigners, on Twitter at twitter.com/hpgraphicarts and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/hpgraphicarts

About HP

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.


  1. Requires an HP Designjet ePrint & Share account, internet connection to the printer and connected internet-capable device. When using the HP Designjet ePrint & Share mobile app, a compatible Apple iOS or Android device and internet connection are required. Data or connection charges may apply. Print times may vary. Additional information is available at www.hp.com/go/eprintandshare.
  2. Compared to the HP Designjet 510 Printer.
  3. Wireless performance is dependent on physical environment and distance from access point, and may be limited during active VPN connections.


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