Midmarket: HP, Mitsubishi, Cisco Offer Up Tech for Holidays

By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2010-10-29 Print this article Print
Hewlett-Packard, Mitsubishi, Cisco Systems and a host of smaller companies recently converged at a holiday-themed event in New York City to show off some of their high-end tech products slated to roll out in coming months. Some of these items, such as the Mitsubishi Diamond 3D projector, are clearly aimed at the consumer segment, while others—in particular, HP's Palm Pre 2 and Cisco's Umi video conferencing platform—seem determined to walk the line between entertainment and practical. In any case, "mobility" seems to be the running theme of this year's holiday season. Tablets and smartphones, and apps for both those form factors, are a continuing interest of manufacturers big and small. While the big companies—HP, Samsung, Apple and Microsoft