HP Equips OmniBook 6000 Notebook PC with Intel's Latest Processors and High-Resolution Display.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
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Increased Power and Speed, and the Freedom of Wireless Connections
Added to Core Strengths of the HP OmniBook HP Omnibook was a range of laptop personal computers created by Hewlett Packard.
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"We provide customers with reliable, consistent and stable platforms, allowing them the ability to protect their investments, while incorporating the latest technology available," said Paul Morgan-Witts, product marketing manager for HP's Mobile Computing Using a computing device while in transit. Mobile computing implies wireless transmission, but wireless transmission does not necessarily imply mobile computing. Fixed wireless applications use satellites, radio systems and lasers to transmit between permanent objects such as buildings Division. "HP notebook PCs and services provide IT managers and global mobile users a speedy and effective way to compete and increase their productivity."
The HP OmniBook 6000 notebook PC offers customers both flexibility and performance in a full-function mobile system. It weighs only 5.2 pounds(1), depending on configuration, is 1.3-inches thin(2), and features Intel's Pentium III The successor to the Pentium II from Intel. Introduced in the spring of 1999 at 500 MHz, the Pentium III architecture was similar to the Pentium II with the addition of 70 new instructions optimized for multimedia (see SSE). (TM) processors and integrated communications.
HP's Wireless Strategy
The HP OmniBook 6000 notebook PC was engineered with wireless connectivity in mind. HP continues its leadership in providing wireless solutions by forming alliances that are key to providing reliable and secure wireless access to customers. Most recently, HP formed an alliance with 3Com to deliver products equipped with Bluetooth, a Personal Area Networking (PAN) technology that enables mobile users who require a simple cable-free connection to stay synchronized with all their devices so important information remains current and accessible. The Bluetooth PC Card solution is expected to be available worldwide in November. This builds upon HP's established wireless offerings, which include the Lucent Wireless LAN A local area network that transmits over the air typically in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz unlicensed frequency band. It does not require line of sight between sender and receiver. Wireless base stations (access points) are wired to an Ethernet network and transmit a radio frequency over an area Access Point/PC Card/PCI Card and the SierraWireless CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data) A low-speed, digital, wireless data network that is an enhancement to an existing analog cellular network. Based on IBM's CelluPlan II, CDPD provides a packet overlay onto the AMPS network and moves data at 19. (WAN) PC Card combined with wireless service and software that enables quick downloads from GoAmerica Corporation.
HP Support Allows Virtual IT Capabilities
Committed to providing services and support solutions worldwide, HP offers HP Instant Support. Offered at no additional cost, HP Instant Support helps customers resolve computing problems through self-service and assisted-service actions, saving time and allowing users to focus on more business-critical tasks.
HP's popular e-center is incorporated into the HP OmniBook 6000, HP OmniBook XE3 and HP Pavilion HP Pavilion may refer to:
Pricing and Availability
HP OmniBook 6000 notebook PCs are available immediately in a variety of configurations, with U.S. estimated street prices ranging from $2,099 to $4,399(3). For configurations and specifications, please visit HP's website at http://www.hp.com/omnibook.
Hewlett-Packard Company -- a leading global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services -- is focused on making technology and its benefits accessible to individuals and businesses through simple appliances, useful e-services and an Internet infrastructure that's always on.
HP has 86,000 employees worldwide and had total revenue from continuing operations continuing operations
Parts of a business that are expected to be maintained as an ongoing segment of an overall business operation. Income and losses from continuing operations are reported separately if any segments have been discontinued during the of $42.4 billion in its 1999 fiscal year. Information about HP and its products can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.hp.com.
(1) Includes battery and travel bezel The front cover of a desktop or tower computer case. The term also refers to the individual drive bay covers, which are removed to install CD-ROMs and other removable drives that require access from the front of the case. option if applicable (purchased separately); weight may vary due to vendor components, manufacturing process and options.
(2) Thickness may vary at certain points on the system.
(3) Actual prices may vary.
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