Congratulations to the 2023 Winners of rAVe’s Best of ISE Awards

February 15, 2023

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a show like this. I am proud to say we sent reporters from rAVe [PUBS] to every single booth at ISE 2023 earlier this month to shoot videos of new (and returning!) products. No other company went to every single booth. We amassed a cache of more […]

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Epson Introduces PowerLite L Series Projectors

February 1, 2023

Epson just introduced the new PowerLite L Series projectors, including the PowerLite L570U, L770U and L775U. The new PowerLite L Series will be on display at ISE in Barcelona from Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at Epson’s stand, 3J100 in hall 3. The new 3-chip 3LCD laser projectors offer WUXGA resolution with Epson’s 4K Enhancement technology, a […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1203: Epson Will Launch 8 New Products at ISE. The Coolest Is a 4K Projector That Makes a 120-inch Image From a 3-inch Throw!

January 26, 2023

On today’s pre-ISE 2023 videocast with Epson’s group product manager, Gavin Downey, we talk about how the company is using ISE 2023 to launch products aimed at every market. The one that may garner the most attention is the new L810E Ultra — a 5,000-lumen 4K projector that makes giant images from inches away from […]

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Epson Expands PowerLite and BrightLink Laser Projector Lines, Adds 12 New Lamp-Free Laser Displays

January 25, 2023

Epson announced the expansion of its PowerLite and BrightLink laser projector lines. Adding 12 new lamp-free laser displays powered by Epson’s proprietary 3-chip 3LCD technology, the new models deliver big, bright images, along with convenient collaboration tools, easy setup and ultra-wide options to ensure all participants can see, interact and be seen. Sitting a few […]

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Epson Announces New Generation of Moverio Augmented Reality Glasses

October 14, 2022

Epson today announced the Moverio BT-45C and BT-45CS, a new generation of Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses designed to support seamless remote collaboration with a high-quality AR viewing experience. Purpose-built for troubleshooting, maintenance, inspection and training — the new Moverio models support immersive, hands-free collaboration between on-site technicians and remote experts to help enhance efficiency, improve safety, and […]

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Epson America to Exhibit at Exertis Almo’s Boston E4 Experience

October 10, 2022

Epson America will be exhibiting at next week’s Exertis Almo E4 Experience AV event in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 20 and here’s what it will demo: Epson Pro EB-PU2220B with the X02 Ultra Short-Throw Lens – This live demo will showcase the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000-lumen projector1 with the ELPLX02 ultra short-throw lens. The projector is optimized for live […]

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Epson Introduces a Home Projector That Makes a 100” Image from 1” Away; the EpiqVision Ultra LS800

September 30, 2022

Epson introduced the Epson EpiqVision Ultra LS800 4K PRO-UHD Ultra Short-Throw 3-Chip 3LCD Smart Streaming Laser Projector. The EpiqVision Ultra LS800 Laser Projector combines an advanced ultra short throw lens with a laser-array light source to produce vivid colors and deep blacks.  The EpiqVision Ultra LS800 Laser Projector is equipped with 4K PRO-UHD 3-chip 3LCD […]

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Epson Adds New Home Cinema 3-Chip 3LCD Smart Gaming Projector

September 23, 2022

Epson unveiled the new Home Cinema 2350 4K PRO-UHD 3-Chip 3LCD Smart Gaming Projector Thursday. Equipped with proprietary 4K PRO-UHD technology, HDR10, 1080p resolution with 120Hz refresh rate and input lag times under 20 milliseconds, the Home Cinema 2350 creates “an immersive gaming experience in almost any setting – whether friendly or competitive.” “Leveling up the […]

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Epson and Igloo Vision Create Immersive Workspace in Dubai

August 1, 2022

Epson and Igloo Vision worked together to create a new immersive workspace, located at NMK Electronics’ showroom in Dubai, UAE. AV integrators and companies looking for transformative office technology can visit the immersive room which boasts floor projection and is powered by the Igloo Vision software suite and the latest in Epson projection technology. The […]

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Glass-Media Helps Transform Retail Environments With Projection-Based Illuminations

July 6, 2022

Retailers today are tasked with creating engaging and entertaining shopping, as customers desire more memorable events and experiences. Many retailers have turned to experiential digital signage to provide interactive, dynamic and eye-catching moments that heighten shoppers’ experiences and ultimately drive an increase in sales. Lighter, smaller and brighter, laser projectors today are adapting and innovating with new technology to […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1146: For Epson, InfoComm 2022 Was All About Experiences With Projectors

June 27, 2022

Epson’s booth at InfoComm 2022 was abuzz due to its debut of the show’s only 21:9 projection-based Microsoft Teams Rooms Front Row demo. We shot a video of it — the complete system includes a bundled solution from MS Teams, Jabra Heckler and Epson (you should watch it; it gives you a glimpse into the future of HyFlex […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1128: Here’s What Epson Has Planned for InfoComm 2022

June 2, 2022

Epson never disappoints at a trade show. InfoComm 2022 will be no different. It will debut the world’s smallest (and highest) 20,000-lumen laser projector. It will also showcase a series of projectors that output 21×9 aspect ratios (and even wider) designed to fulfill the new Microsoft Teams Front Row feature as well as upcoming Zoom Room ultra-wide functionality […]

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Epson Will Show New 3-Chip 3LCD Laser Projectors and More at InfoComm 2022

May 31, 2022

Epson will show its new 3-chip, 3LCD laser projection solutions at InfoComm 2022 in booth #N2331, including the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000-lumen and 10,000-lumen laser projectors. Shown for the first time in the U.S., Epson shows its new ultra-compact 13,000, 16,000 and 20,000 lumen projectors, including the EB-PU2220B and EB-PU2120W projectors which are 60% […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1123: MS Front Row is Driving a 21:9 Ultra-Screen Renaissance in Display Tech — Epson Is Already There

May 31, 2022

In the latest Rants & rAVes episode, Gary was joined by Epson’s senior product manager, Remi Del Mar, to talk about the huge movement toward wide, wider and ultra-wide display screens and imaging. Thanks to the Microsoft Teams Front Row feature and a spec requiring a 21:9 display of UCC content, you’re going to see […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — That’s a Wrap

May 19, 2022

rePLAY ISE 2022 has officially come to a close, but first, a quick recap of session two. This time, the session contained curated content aimed toward our viewers in the United States rather than Europe. Our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, picked out some great content we gathered in Barcelona at ISE 2022 to […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — We’re Back

May 18, 2022

rePLAY ISE 2022 was a success and we’ve got an exciting recap of session one for you! We had an awesome time gathering content in Barcelona for the live event, and we had even more fun showing it to you on the LAVNCH platform. One of the highlights from the trip was Emily Dean stepping […]

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Epson Will Showcase Its 3LCD Projectors at ISE 2022

May 6, 2022

Epson announced it will be demonstrating its latest generation 3LCD projectors at ISE 2022 in Barcelona, including what it calls “the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000 lumen projectors.” In addition to the extensive range of installation projectors, Epson will be showcasing how to unlock new creative and business opportunities using projection innovation. The new solutions […]

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Epson Now Shipping EB-PU 2100 and 2200 Pro Series Interchangeable Lens Projectors

April 27, 2022

Epson today announced it is now shipping the new EB-PU 2100 and 2200 Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors for live event and large venue installations. Offering 13,000, 16,000 and 20,000 lumen options, the new lineup includes the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000 lumen projectors – EB-PU2220B and EB-PU2120W — which are 60% smaller and 50% […]

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Epson Adds New PixAlign ELPEC01 Camera to Line of Interchangeable Lens Projectors

April 8, 2022

Epson announced the new PixAlign ELPEC01 camera to its line of interchangeable lens projectors. The new camera helps streamline setup for advanced projection applications and attaches directly to the projector or ultra short-throw lens. PixAlign joins Epson’s selection of projector installation tools, such as Epson Projector Professional Tool (EPPT) and built-in NFC function. The PixAlign […]

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Epson Debuts 4K Laser Home Theater Projector Using Laser Array

March 22, 2022

Epson just debuted the Home Cinema LS11000 4K PRO-UHD Laser Projector, using a laser array light source and a new precision shift glass plate technology. The Home Cinema LS11000 has a 1,200,000:1 contrast ratio and 2,500 lumens of brightness. Epson says it can project 4K HDR at 120 frames per second with input lag spec’d […]

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Next Stop: E4 Anaheim!

March 16, 2022

Almo Professional A/V‘s E4 Experience has returned with four upcoming events that will focus on all things AV! The E4 Experience offers the latest educational opportunities, sessions with top manufacturers and industry pros, demos of the latest technology and so much more. Your next opportunity to experience E4 will be in Anaheim, California, on March […]

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Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5: Digital Signage Day!

March 3, 2022

We’ve just finished Day Two of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Wednesday was Digital Signage Day — we covered all the ins and outs of digital signage trends and products in the industry. The day was filled with digital signage demos, conversations, panels and much more. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, […]

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Welcome to Day One of LAVNCH WEEK 5: UCC Day!

March 2, 2022

It’s finally arrived, the week you’ve all been waiting for — LAVNCH WEEK 5! Tuesday was UCC Day; on this day we dive into any and all things UCC. We had product demos, panelists and great conversations centering on all things UCC, including the past, present and future of the market. Read on below to […]

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Epson Intros Pro Cinema LS12000 4K PRO-UHD Laser Projector for Home Theaters

February 15, 2022

Epson introduced the Epson Pro Cinema LS12000 4K PRO-UHD Laser Projector, designed for home theater projection. The Pro Cinema LS12000 uses what Epson says is an all-new Laser Array Light Source, new image enhancement and processing algorithms, expanded HDR10+2 and HDMI 2.1 support and real-time scene adaptive correction. Driven by a proprietary Epson ZX Picture […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

February 8, 2022

Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Epson Intros BrightLink Academy as Teacher and Instructor Educational Resource

February 7, 2022

Epson introduced BrightLink Academy, designed for teachers and instructional coaches to learn how to create engaging learning experiences for students of all grade levels. It will also maximize proficiency while teaching with Epson BrightLink interactive displays. BrightLink Academy was created to help teachers and administrators learn at their own pace in one centralized location and […]

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Epson Introduces Six New Pro Series Interchangeable Lens Projectors

February 7, 2022

Epson introduced six new Pro Series interchangeable lens projectors ranging from 13,000 to 20,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness. According to the company, the new lightweight 3LCD projectors include the EB-PU2220B and EB-PU2120W 20,000-lumen projectors that are 64% smaller and 50% lighter than their predecessors. Epson’s six new Pro Series projectors feature full […]

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E4 Evolution — Hybrid, Holographic and Hopeful

December 1, 2021

What is E4 Evolution? Welcome to E4 Evolution, the AV industry’s first true hybrid event! E4 Evolution is the hybrid form of AlmoPro A/V’s E4 Experience in Dallas. Truly hybrid, the event offered tour guides, hosts and curated content intended and optimized for the virtual viewer. The fun part? Virtual attendees were able to ask […]

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Blockhouse Studios Chooses Epson Pro Series Laser Projectors for Historical Culture Show in Indiana

November 22, 2021

As the Columbus Area Bicentennial Commission looked for ways to celebrate 200 years of legacy and culture in Bartholomew County, Indiana, they turned to Blockhouse Studios to create an immersive light projection show that would bring the community together. Blockhouse leveraged seven Epson Pro Series laser projectors to create “200 Years Together: Our Stories Illuminated […]

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Epson Laser Projectors Turns Audio Into Light at Arizona Art Experience Exhibit

November 10, 2021

Scottsdale Public Art’s annual art experience, Canal Convergence | Water + Art + Light, will once again light up the city of Scottsdale, Arizona, on Nov. 5-14, 2021. MASARY Studios’ art installation “Say What You Will” (SWYW) transforms voices into art to illuminate the Scottsdale Waterfront with their enchanting, large-scale projection mapping installation leveraging Epson laser […]

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rePLAY: Featuring My Must-See Products From InfoComm 2021

November 9, 2021

It has been 18 long months since we last met in person for an InfoComm show. It’s no secret that rAVe takes hundreds of product videos at every trade show; it’s one of the things we’re known for! We were so excited to head to Orlando for this year’s InfoComm 2021 and see all the new tech […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: October Events

October 15, 2021

THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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