HP Demos Advanced TV Technology that Delivers Direct Access to Multimedia PC Content; Company Also Ships Digital Entertainment Centers and New Line of TVs in Time for Holiday Buying Season - Sep 9, 2005 07:45 AM (BusinessWire)
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 9, 2005--HP (NYSE:HPQ) (Nasdaq:HPQ) today demonstrated advanced digital media technology for its high-definition televisions (HDTVs) that will give people direct access to digital content -- from movies to photos to music to personal videos -- that's currently stored on their PCs.
The company is also shipping a new line of microdisplay, plasma and LCD TVs as well as its high-definition Digital Entertainment Centers in time for holiday shopping.
Showcased this week at the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) tradeshow and slated for distribution next summer, the advanced digital media technology will enable HP HDTVs to communicate with all PC devices on a home network, including HP Digital Entertainment Centers.
HP HDTVs that ship with this functionality will also contain other advancements that will provide consumers with new ways to access entertainment. These future televisions will provide consumers with multimedia services over the Internet -- directly via their HP advanced digital media HDTV.