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HP Launches Game Changing 3D Printing Technology

HP is also partnering with California-based Parmatech, an ATW Company, to expand mass production of metal jet parts.

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Keeping its promise to infuse life into 3D metal printing and transform the $12 trillion manufacturing industry, tech giant HP Inc on Monday launched the worlds most advanced 3D printing technology for the mass manufacturing of production-grade metal parts.

Called HP Metal Jet, the technology is up to 50 times more productive — delivering low-cost, high-quality mechanically functional parts for the auto, industrial and medical industries to begin with.

“HP has helped lead the transformation by pioneering the 3D mass production of plastic parts and we are now doubling down with HP Metal Jet, a breakthrough metals 3D printing technology,” said Dion Weisler, CEO and President, HP Inc.

The implications are huge as the auto, industrial and medical sectors alone produce billions of metal parts each year.

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HP Metal Jet solutions will be offered at under $399,000 and begin shipping in 2020 (IANS)

 

HP Metal Jet will start with producing stainless steel finished parts. In the first half of 2019, customers will be able to upload 3D printing design files and receive industrial-grade parts in large quantities from the new Metal Jet Production Service.

Commercial HP Metal Jet solutions will be offered at under $399,000 and begin shipping in 2020 to early customers and with broad availability in 2021, the company announced.

In an industry-first collaboration, HP is partnering with UK-based GKN Powder Metallurgy to deploy HP Metal Jet in their factories to produce functional metal parts for auto and industrial leaders, including Volkswagen and Wilo.

“HP’s new Metal Jet technology enables us to expand our business by taking on new opportunities that were previously cost prohibitive,” said Peter Oberparleiter, CEO of GKN Powder Metallurgy.

Volkswagen is integrating HP Metal Jet into its long-term design and production roadmap.

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3d printed interactive chess pieces on a Microsoft Surface. Flickr

As new platforms such as electric vehicles enter mass production, HP Metal Jet is expected to be leveraged for additional applications such as the light-weighting of fully safety certified metal parts.

“By 2025, the brands of Volkswagen Group will have introduced 80 new electric modes,” said Dr Martin Goede, Head of Technology Planning and Development, Volkswagen.

“A big advantage of an additive technology like HP Metal Jet is it allows us to produce many of these parts without first having to build manufacturing tools,” he added.

HP is also partnering with California-based Parmatech, an ATW Company, to expand mass production of metal jet parts.

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Example of 3D prining. The wrenches are printed through 3D printer. Flickr

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“We are excited to deploy HP Metal Jet in our factories and begin manufacturing complex parts, such as surgical scissors and endoscopic surgical jaws,” said Rob Hall, President of Parmatech.

Parmatech is a world leader in metal injection molding and has been a metals manufacturing pioneer for more than 40 years. (IANS)

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PC and Printer Major HP Launches Novel Security Service with Powerful PCs

The HP ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop Mini is expected to be available in April for a starting price of $499

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HP unveils 65-inch gaming display with soundbar at CES 2019. Flickr

Global PC and printer major HP Inc on Tuesday unveiled several new offerings that included a Next-Gen security service, a commercial virtual reality (VR) headset and a new range of consumer and commercial PCs.

During its flagship “HP Reinvent: World Partner Forum” event here, the company also outlined its digital transformation agenda, insights-driven go-to-market (GTM) strategy and partner-enablement enhancements.

“As customers’ expectations for amazing technology is higher than ever, collaborating with our partners to meet the evolving needs of the next generation has never been more critical,” said Alex Cho, President, Personal Systems, HP Inc.

As the security landscape continues to evolve, the company unveiled “HP DaaS Proactive Security Service” which is designed to go beyond anti-virus solutions and provide a critical extra layer of defence.

As the world’s most advanced isolation security service for files and browsing on Windows 10 PCs, the new HP security service provides real-time malware protection for computing endpoints and threat analytics through HP “TechPulse”.

The “HP DaaS Proactive Security Service” will be available in more than 50 countries in April globally.

HP also showcased its “Reverb” VR headset (professional edition) with twice the resolution, two-thirds the weight and half the US cost of the HP Mixed Reality VR Headset.

“Reverb” aims to deliver a truly immersive experience with amazing clarity with 2160 x 2160 panel per eye and 114-degree field of view.

The “Reverb” VR headset-Pro edition is expected to be available late April onwards.

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“By creating ways for customers to manage, detect and defend against security threats with HP DaaS Proactive Security Service; redefining training with HP Reverb; and bringing commercial and consumer premium PC design mainstream, we remain passionate about creating the world’s most exciting devices and intelligent solutions,” Cho emphasised.

Designed for the modern SMB workforce, HP expanded its AMD commercial portfolio with the addition of the HP ProBook 445R G6, HP ProBook 455R G6, and the HP ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop Mini.

Powered by 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen mobile processors, the HP ProBook 445R G6 and HP ProBook 455R G6 notebooks feature an ultra-slim aluminum chassis with crisp lines and clean edges.

The 180-degree hinge allows users to lay the devices flat, making it easier to share content and collaborate, while HP “Noise Cancellation” technology reduces background noise by up to 20dB, informed the company.

The HP ProBook 445R G6 and HP ProBook 455R G6 are expected to be available in June.

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The HP ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop Mini is expected to be available in April for a starting price of $499.

“The digital transformation of our global economy is impacting all facets of business on a global scale from jobs, to trade policies to supply chains,” said Jos Brenkel, Global Head of Sales and Strategy, HP Inc.

“Our commitment to take purposeful action is unwavering – preparing ourselves, our partners and our customers for what’s coming next,” Brenkel added. (IANS)