HP unveils two limited edition notebooks with Rossignol

Written by Ben Hardwidge

December 21, 2010 // 4:43 p.m.

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HP collaborates with Rossignol to deliver notebooks that let you express your style on and off the slopes

Bracknell, UK, 17th December, 2010 – HP today announced the launch of two limited edition notebooks developed with Rossignol, the mountain lifestyle brand especially for snow sports fans. Part of a truly integrated design experience, spanning skiwear and technology, these products have been created for those who want to express their sense of style and have unlimited entertainment at their fingertips. The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebooks complement the Attraxion VIII Echo for women, and the Freeride S7 for men, Rossignol skis and accessories to create the ultimate stylish technology for mountain lifestyle fanatics. Each notebook comes with exclusive content and a complementing notebook sleeve.

High-quality materials create a simple, clean look that seamlessly fits into the lives of style conscious consumers. The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebook PCs can also be customised with a choice of exclusive wallpapers, designed by Rossignol.

Jean-Pierre Le Calvez, vice-president, marketing, HP Personal Systems Group, EMEA said: “Winter sports fans are looking for new ways to express their style and make a statement. Performance technology sits at the heart of the snow sports lifestyle, so it’s logical to extend the Rossignol design ethos to the new HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition. It delivers great design and reliable performance with software to help share experiences and stay connected.”

The Rossignol skis have been developed with a strong environmental ethos, therefore, the team have ensured that the notebook’s packaging is printed with soy/water based inks and made with recycled materials. Further accessories are available to complement the notebooks including optical mice, long life battery and HP stereo headsets.

Yann Laphin, Rossignol Group International Communication Director said: “For all winter sports enthusiasts, Rossignol is the true legendary brand. We share common values with HP such as technological leadership and a passion for innovation. This year we’ve taken our partnership a step further and co-created the striking new HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebooks. A perfect accessory to our ski collection, stylish without compromising on quality or performance, we’re confident these notebooks will be on many of our customers’ wish-lists this season.”

The new notebooks enable people to make and share content with ease. Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements are provided(1) enabling people to make ski videos and photos even more extraordinary, creating amazing content to share with friends and show off snow skills through social networks. Snow fans can inspire their creativity on the slopes by watching the exclusive extreme ski videos available on the Rossignol edition notebooks via the high definition screen.

Product details

The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition offers up to 500GB hard drive and up to 8GB DDR3. The notebooks contain Intel processors up to Core i5, ATI Mobility Radeon graphics and DVD+ RW player.

The notebook screen boasts an LED bright view display at 39.6cm (15.6”) with HD capabilities ensuring the best quality content viewing available.

The HP True vision webcam and digital microphone helps you stay connected whilst on and off the slopes. The notebook also give you four USB 2.0 slots, 1HMDI port, 1VGA port a 5 in one media reader, stereo headphone jack and microphone and Altec Lansing speakers with Dolby advanced audio.

Price and availability

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Rossignol Demo Tour

HP is also the European partner of the Rossignol demo tour this year. Stopping in nine countries, at over 136 events, skiers will be able to sample the HP Rossignol edition notebooks and accessories whilst on the piste.

Forming the centre of the Demo Tour is a purpose-built specially-branded “demo village” which comprises of a series of large inflatable structures, vertical flags and is supported by a fleet of more than 30 vehicles. All structures and surfaces have been branded using the HP Scitex LX600 Printer, with odourless,(2) water-based HP Latex Inks to ensure materials are able to stand adverse weather conditions over the six-month tour.

For more information on the tour please visit: http://demotour.skisrossignol.com/

About HP

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(1) Available in selective countries only

(2) Printers using HP Latex Inks use internal heaters to dry and cure the latex polymer film. Some substrates may have inherent odour.

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