Xavier Garcia on new HP Z Workstations and enabling virtual production, AI and machine learning

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Xavier Garcia, General Manager and Global Head of HP Z Workstations joins Steve Waskul in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at the 2018 NAB Show. During this interview Xavier talks in depth about HP Z Workstations, the new HP ZBook Mobile Workstations and how HP is working with partners like Intel to deliver complete solutions to customers who are expanding their broadcast, VR, AI and machine learning workflows.

HP Z Workstations with Intel® Xeon® processors play a vital role in our Waskul.TV production workflows. StudioXperience showcased the full range of HP Z Workstations at the 2018 NAB Show including several HP Z8 Workstations that powered our virtual set during our live broadcast. Learn more by visiting our StudioXperience site.

About Xavier Garcia

Xavier Garcia currently serves as General Manager and Global Head of HP Z Workstations.

Previously, Mr. Garcia was Vice President and General Manager of the Large-Format Sign and Display Division, where Xavi held worldwide responsibility for day-to-day operations within the HP Scitex and HP Latex business.

Xavier Garcia also served as Vice President and General Manager of HP Scitex Industrial Presses and as the worldwide director of operations for HP Scitex Industrial Presses. In this position, Garcia played an integral role in helping the business reach significant milestones in all key metrics, working closely with customers and regional teams.

Mr Garcia joined HP in 1993 as a product engineer at HP Barcelona. In 2006, Garcia was responsible for the creation of the Large Format Lab in Shanghai during a relocation period to China.

Garcia holds a master’s degree in business administration from ESADE (Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas) Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

HP Z Workstations powering the Waskul.TV virtual production workflow

The Waskul.TV Broadcast Control Center in StudioXperience at the 2018 NAB Show. Our virtual production workflow includes four HP Z8 Workstations that power the Zero Density Reality software which removes the green backgrounds and composites the live action into the virtual set
The Waskul.TV Broadcast Control Center in StudioXperience at the 2018 NAB Show. Our virtual production workflow includes four HP Z8 Workstations that power the Zero Density Reality software which removes the green backgrounds and composites the live action into the virtual set
At the 2018 NAB Show, StudioXperience featured a new virtual production workflow based upon Zero Density's Reality software running on HP Z8 Workstations
At the 2018 NAB Show, StudioXperience featured a new virtual production workflow based upon Zero Density's Reality software running on HP Z8 Workstations