HP Photo Center 7 software also allows retailers to compete with online photo publishing services by offering an expansive portfolio of photo creative merchandise including photo books, greeting cards, posters and calendars, as well as new products such as HP Canvas, HP Faux Canvas, HP Mounted Photos, and HP Custom Cover Photo Books – all available the same day as they are ordered in-store or online.
For the first time, HP Custom Cover Photo Books are available for same-day ordering in-store or online. Customers can choose a favorite photo to feature on the book’s cover and add text to both the cover and the spine. HP Custom Cover Photo Books will be introduced in the U.S. in Fall 2012 and will be available to retailers worldwide in Spring 2013.
Additionally, HP is introducing a portfolio of same-day wall art decor products, enabling retailers to offer personalized photo wall art at a variety of price points.
- HP Canvas is printed on real canvas with HP original ink for a high-impact, gallery-wrapped piece of art worthy of display in any home or office. It is now available to retailers worldwide.
- HP Faux Canvas is an affordable alternative to real canvas that is lighter weight and easier to hang. It is now available in the U.S. and will be available to retailers worldwide in Spring 2013.
- HP Mounted Photos are a ready-to-display photo décor product that can be hung on the wall or propped up on a table or desk like a picture frame. HP Mounted Photos will be selectively introduced in the U.S. and Europe in Fall 2012 and worldwide in Spring 2013.
- HP will also offer a same-day mounted photo service. (2) Consumers can bring their print from home and have either their original print or a scanned copy mounted to make a ready-to-display keepsake.