HP Inc., at Photofair 2019, is unveiling innovations for new HP Indigo printed premium-quality photo products along with automation to help increase productivity, helping photofinishers and professional labs grow business as well as replace silver halide production for lower environmental impact. HP has introduced its latest innovation in digital printing with the HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press at the Photofair (CEIF) 2019. The HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press offers a new level of quality for Indigo LEP-based digital photo production, including the new HP Indigo HDFM screening technology for smoother, moiré-free prints with increased detail.
- HP Indigo 12000 HD reinvents photo quality with HDFM screening delivering smoother, sharper print for highly detailed images.
- Wide portfolio of HP Indigo digital presses and workflow solutions fortransforming photo production to digital from silver-halide processes.
- HP Indigo helps to lower environmental impactwith silver-free technology, CO2 neutral manufacturing, and consumables recycling.
- HP PrintOS Site Flow helps industrialize digital photo printing by automating and driving high volumes of photo job printing.
“We, at HP, continue to set new benchmarks in the industry and with the new HP Indigo 12000 HD digital press our innovations in this segment is aimed to increase productivity, helping photographers, photofinishers and professional labs grow business and making it profitable” saidA. Appadurai, Country Manager, Indigo and PageWide Web Press, Graphics Solutions Business, HP Inc. India
“The objective for us in Photofair, is also to meet, interact, learn from the photographers who have been the biggest reason for the huge success for our technology, the HP Indigo. HP Indigo double side, non- tearable and weather proof prints have become a standard in the photo industry because of them”, added A. Appadurai.
HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press for premium sheetfed photo quality
Silver halide quality photo cut print production on the sheetfed HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press is supported with photo papers from Felix Schoeller, supreme quality coated papers from Fedrigoni, B2-sized sheetfed laminating solutions.
The High Definition Imaging System for the B2-sized HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press doubles image resolution for sharper, smoother, finer print, enabling print service providers to surpass offset quality and open new digital possibilities in high-end photo including for photo prints, photo books, holiday cards, and calendars.
HP also offers dedicated photo inks, such as HP Indigo ElectroInk Light Black and Light Cyan and Light Magenta, for more professional and innovative photo products on HP Indigo presses.
HP INDIGO 7900
The HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press is the SRA3+ format digital sheetfed press that keeps the customers a step ahead with major innovations in print quality, intelligent automation and media versatility to reach the highest levels of productivity. On-press priming enables printing on virtually any paper for new production possibilities. One Shot technology prints on specialty substrates including canvas, synthetics, lenticular, and metallized media. HP SmartStream Mosaic produces millions of one-of-a-kind products using variable design technology. The 7900-photo version consists of a new Super fine blanket for even better photo quality, the new binary ink developers and Photo specialty software.
Benefits of HP’s Indigo’s silver halide replacement photo solution:
- Flexible range of solutions and partner workflow – Wide range of applications, media and finishing options. Sheetfed on the HP Indigo 12000 HD, HP Indigo 7900 or roll fed HP Indigo WS6800p.
- High productivity-offering up to 35,000 cut photos/hour (10cm x 15cm) in true photo quality.
- Environment – silver-free technology, CO2neutral press manufacturing process, consumables recycling program
Dinesh Nair Appointed as Director for Consumer Business Lenovo India
Global technology leader Lenovo has appointed Dinesh Nair as Director, Consumer Business for India region. Dinesh succeeds Mr. Shailendra Katyal, who has recently been appointed Site Leader for Lenovo India and Managing Director of Lenovo’s PC and smart device business in India.
Dinesh Nair has been an integral part of the Lenovo India consumer business for more than 11 years and has worked successfully across several roles. His most recent role was as the sales & channel management lead for Lenovo’s consumer segment in India. He has handled leadership responsibilities across offline general trade retail, distribution management, field sales, eCommerce, large format retail and category management, and has been a key contributor to the company’s growth journey in India.
“During this difficult time in India, we are working hard to ensure the safety of our employees, partners and customers and I am grateful that we have excellent leaders in place to bring our team together and offer this support. I am proud to hand over the reins of the consumer business to Dinesh. At the same time, this is a demonstration of our commitment to developing talent internally. I am sure he, along with the consumer leadership team, will propel the business to new heights,” said Shailendra Katyal, Managing Director, Lenovo India.
ASUS ROG Announces ROG Masters Asia Pacific eSports Tournament
ASUS ROG will host its first ROG Masters Asia Pacific eSports tournament from March to April 2021. Due to COVID-19 pandemic affecting travel around the region, the tournament will be conducted entirely online, with quarterfinal to final matches livestreamed.
The ROG Masters tournament will feature Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) as the official game title will provide opportunity to teams with enthusiastic players to pitch their skills against each other, as well as the best professional teams from their market and in the region.
The tournament will see various teams from 15 markets across the region vying for the chance to be crowned as the first ROG Masters Asia Pacific Edition CS:GO Champion.
The tournament will be played in three stages played over the course of 2 months:
- Country qualifiers
- Country finals
- Asia Pacific finals
Country qualifiers matches for India will start in the second week of April 2021; 8th April and the finals to be held on the 10th April. The India finals to find the top three teams to represent the country will be livestreamed live on 10th April.
Professional teams from across the region will be automatically placed into seeded positions in the country finals. This gives a greater chance for non-professional, enthusiast teams from India to get through the qualifiers and meet the pro teams in the country finals.
Country Champions will then go on to experience battling winning teams from other APAC markets in the finals that will be livestreamed during 22nd to 25th April 2021.
3 qualifying teams from India finals will stand to win US$800 for first place, US$400 for second place, US$200 for third place. They will then go on to the Asia Pacific finals with the chance to win the following prizes for the championship:
|ROG Masters APAC Championship||APAC Finals (USD/ team)|
Registration and Official Tournament Website
Registration for the first ROG Masters Asia Pacific tournament opens on February 8, 2021 at the tournament’s official website.
Registration closes on February 28, 2021 Further details, match schedules, pro team information as well as rules and regulations can also be found on the tournament website.
Garena Launches Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars
Garena has announced the Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars, Free Fire’s first-ever esports tournament for the South Asia region. Taking place on 6 February, the tournament will feature some of the gaming community’s favourite Free Fire streamers and personalities from India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh.
The Free Fire community has continued to expand in South Asia and across the world, with the mobile battle royale game the most downloaded mobile game globally in 2020, according to App Annie. Through the Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars, Garena will look to continue its efforts to excite and delight its fast-growing South Asian community with exciting Free Fire content, and to support and develop the incredible online community in the region.
The Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars will feature a total of 12 teams. Each team will be led by one of the top 3 streamers from each of the 4 participating nations – chosen by public voting – in this epic clash to determine the best in the region.
The 12 teams will compete in the Battle Royale Squad mode for a slice of the 1 million diamond prize pool. The ultimate winner of this star-studded tournament will receive 500,000 in-game diamonds; the first and and second runners-up will be awarded 300,000 and 200,000 diamonds respectively.
The Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars will feature some of the most popular streamers and personalities from across South Asia.
The team captains for each nation are:
- Total Gaming (19.4 Million YT Subs)
- Desi Gamers (7.8 Million YT Subs)
- Two-Side Gamers (6.85 Million YT Subs)
- Gaming with Nayeem (1.6 Million YT Subs)
- Illusionist YT (479K YT Subs)
- Gaming With Zihad (698K YT Subs)
- Sooneeta (3.26 Million YT Subs)
- Bshow Mgr (399K YT Subs)
- Tonde Gamer (2.37 Million YT Subs)
- RKG ARMY (1.77 Million YT Subs)
- Unusual Gamer (81K YT Subs)
- The Skinzo FF (75.5K YT Subs)
Fans can witness all the high-octane action by tuning in to the live broadcasts of the Free Fire South Asia Showdown: Battle of the Stars. These will be hosted on Free Fire Esports India YouTube and Facebook, Free Fire Bangladesh Official YouTube and Facebook, as well as on BOOYAH!.
To cater to the diverse South Asian community, the matches will be streamed with live commentary in 5 languages – Bengali, English, Hindi, Nepali and Urdu.
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