SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neonode Inc., (Nasdaq:NEON), the optical touch company, is delighted to announce that it has entered the global printer market. Hewlett Packard (HP) has launched a series of award-winning printers that integrate Neonode's MultiSensing® Touch Technology.
On March 11th, Hewlett Packard (HP) announced (see http://goo.gl/Vi8Fr9) a series of new Officejet Pro inkjet printers designed to simplify printing for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
On March 17, 2014, Computer Shopper awarded (see: http://goo.gl/6Ddkc3) HP's Officejet Pro 8630 e-All-in-One with its coveted "Editors' Choice" recommendation, and a 4.5 out of 5 star rating.
"Our continuous R&D investments in improving the cost and performance of our zForce family of touch and proximity solutions, is finally paying off," said Thomas Eriksson, CEO of Neonode. "This event finally validates and confirms the success of our strategy to out-compete resistive and capacitive touch for cost sensitive applications. Moreover, in light of our customers' long development and products cycles, this is certainly the start of a new era for Neonode."
According to a recent report (http://goo.gl/fVOeGS) by International Data Corporation (IDC) the Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market (includes printers, MFPs, and digital copiers) is a 122-million unit market. HP is ranked #1 with 44.6M units and 40% market share in 2013, ahead of Canon (23M), Epson (15.5M), Brother (8.2M), and Samsung (5.7M).
For more information about Neonode´s MultiSensing® solutions:
- Bengt Edlund (firstname.lastname@example.org) VP of Global Sales Consumer
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About Neonode Inc.
Neonode Inc. (Nasdaq:NEON) develops and licenses the next generation of MultiSensing® touch technologies, allowing companies to differentiate themselves by making high performing touch solutions at a competitive cost. Neonode is at the forefront of providing unparalleled user experiences that offer significant advantages for OEM's. This includes state-of-the-art technology features such as low latency pen or brush sensing, remarkably high speed scanning, proximity, pressure, and depth sensing capabilities and object-size measuring.
Neonode's patented MultiSensing® technology is developed for a wide range of devices like Windows 8 PC´s, monitors and all-in-one computers, chromebook laptops, mobile phones, tablets and e-readers, toys and gaming consoles, printers and office equipment, automotive or inflight infotainment systems. NEONODE, the NEONODE Logo and zFORCE are trademarks of Neonode Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. MULTISENSING, LIQUID SENSING, and ALWAYSON are trademarks of Neonode Inc.
For more information please visit www.neonode.com.
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