BrightLink Pro: A 60″-100″ All-in-One Interactive Display


Epson has literally reinvented the whiteboard. Collaboration. It’s no longer an option — people want to collaborate, easily. Epson’s 16:10 aspect ratio Brightlink Pro simplifies the way people work and collaborate together. This easy to install, easy to use solution enhances the needs of today’s teams and office space productivity. From simple digital whiteboarding, to […]

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Epson Debuts 25,000-Lumen 3LCD Laser-Phosphor Projector


Epson currently sits as the number-one selling projector company in all but one category: rental/staging. But the company’s new 25,000 lumen Pro L25000 is part of a seven-model lineup of the Pro L-Series that aims to take on that vertical with a price/performance mix that Epson believes will help establish them as the number one […]

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Epson Takes Aim at Staging Market with New Laser Phosphor Projector


Epson today announced its new Pro L-Series large venue laser projectors, including the world’s first 3LCD projector with 25,000 lumens of color brightness and 25,000 lumens of white brightness. The Pro L-Series projectors are also the first to integrate a laser-light source with an inorganic phosphor wheel in combination with inorganic LCD panels for outstanding […]

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Joel Rollins’ Observations of Day One at ISE 2016


Today’s interviews: Well, first of all, Annabelle and I had a chance yesterday evening, before the show opened, to interview Steve Montgomery of IHSE about their new distributed KVM technology, which allows secure access to keyboard, video and mouse over an encrypted network. Today we first interviewed Steve Scorse of SiliconCore about their new high […]

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Here’s a Complete Tour of EPSON’s ISE 2016 Booth


I was given a one-on-one booth tour from Neil Colquhoun of Epson Europe. The design was intentional to highlight their focus on interactivity, the high brightness projector launch and their ability to do pixel mapping — in fact the tour ends with a Formula-1 car that’s completely pixel-mapped via 10 Epson 3LCD large venue projectors. […]

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Epson Debuts EB-L25000 25K Lumen 3LCD Projector, Targets Install Market With Plethora of Projectors


Epson is unveiling two new ProAV projector ranges as well as its first 25,000 lumen 3LCD laser projector at ISE 2016 (9-12 February 2016) in Hall 1 Stand H90. The new models include the company’s first laser-based installation models. Dubbed the EB-L25000U, the 25,000 lumen laser-light source projector that marks a clear focus on the […]

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Epson Debuts New 8000-Lumen Pro G-Series Aimed at Large Venue Installs


Epson has announced its next-generation Pro G7000-Series large venue projectors. With new features, including increased brightness, and motorized lenses, the Pro G-Series has a low total cost of ownership and $199 replacement lamps. Consisting of seven models delivering up to 8,000 lumens of color brightness and 8,000 lumens of white brightness, the series also features […]

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Epson Launches New Laser and Lamp-Based Models at ISE


With 10,000 lumens brightness and WUXGA resolution, the black EB-Z10005U is a new installation projector from Epson. Able to project portrait aspect images for digital signage, the EB-Z10005U has a flexible installation angle, lens shift for off-centre positioning and plenty of calibration options, with optional Wi-Fi and HDBaseT connectivity. At 10,000 lumens the EB-Z10005U is […]

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TFCinfo’s Annual Projector Brand Strength Report Shows EPSON Still Dominates


TFCinfo today announced the release of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2016.” This report marks the 14th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. TFCinfo’s report not only measures the strength of multimedia projector brands in the five most important market segments in the AV industry (large corporations, […]

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rAVe ProAV Edition — Volume 13, Issue 22


For all you regular reader of rAVe news out there, you may not realize this, but twice a month we publish rAVe ProAV Edition an email newsletter packed with opinionated news and product stories about the ProAV industry. The most recent edition, Volume 13, Issue 22 includes an editorial from Leonard Suskin about designing AV systems, On Single-Source AV […]

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Epson Adds Two Portable Projectors to Its EX-Series


Epson today introduced the EX5250 Pro and the EX5240 portable projectors — both aimed at small- to medium-sized businesses. The EX5250 Pro projector is an XGA resolution (1024×768) at 3,600 lumens, includes wireless connectivity while the EX5240 also XGA but is specified at 3,200 lumens. Both projectors include VGA and HDMI connectivity. Of course, they are both 3LCD projectors. The EX5250 Pro and EX5240 […]

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The Brian Savarese (EPSON) Interview


Epson is the world’s leading projector company based on sales stats. And, they only sell 3LCD — no DLP. So, they’ve achieved that with a technology crutch, if you will, since a customer who’s set on DLP no matter what can’t get a projector from them. Epson, however, seems happy with that arrangement since it […]

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Epson Unveils New Line of Premium Ultra-Bright Pro Cinema Projectors


Epson today unveiled an expanded line of Full HD 1080p Ultra-Bright Pro Cinema Projectors, the Epson Pro Cinema G6970WU, Pro Cinema G6570WU, Pro Cinema 4855WU, and wireless Pro Cinema 1985. Featuring up to 6,000 lumens of color brightness and 6,000 lumens of white brightness, Epson’s latest projectors can literally be placed anywhere as they are […]

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Epson Expands EX-Series Projector Lineup with Sub- $1,000 Pro Series


Epson today introduced new Pro series portable projectors including the EX9200 Pro (WUXGA) and the EX7240 Pro (WXGA ) models. In addition, Epson introduced an EX3240, a portable version. All three models are spec’d at 3,200 lumens, a 10,000 hour lamp life and native HD (1080 or 720) display capability. The EX9200 Pro is a […]

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Gary Discusses Mapping, Robots and Epson with Richard Miller


Richard Miller, director of projector marketing, discusses Epson’s strategy and its applications-based booth at InfoComm 2015. The most impressive thing is their image-mapping (in motion) system using Epson robots — you can watch that part of the video here: Also, the BrightLink Pro is now available in a 100″ form-factor. Of course, 2015 Epson will […]

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EPSON, NEC and Panasonic Dominate 2015 Projector Brand Survey


TFCinfo today announced highlights of its yearly “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2015.” This report marks the 14th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. Results of TFCinfo’s new report reveal significant movement among projector competitors in the three measurable areas of brand strength: awareness, image and intent. These […]

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Chief Updates the Integrated Interactive System for Epson BrightLink at ISE 2015


Chief will show an updated Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the new Epson BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and Brightlink 595Wi. For one, the Da-Lite board surface is now optimized for this finger touch capability in addition to the pen […]

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How the A/V/L Industry Sees the Church Market


“This church market — it’s kind of a thing now, eh?” This is how the A/V/L industry sees the church market. Manufacturers and systems integrators are highlighting their House of Worship (H.O.W.) market products and installations more than ever before. The emphasis is directly correlated with the increase of sales into churches, which are starting […]

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Epson Updates PowerLite Home Theater Projectors with New Firmware


Epson today released a firmware update that expands the image quality capabilities of several of its award-winning home theater solutions. The update adds Epson’s Detail Enhancement feature to its powerful Super Resolution technology to deliver sharp, rich images and is now available for the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB, Pro Cinema 4030, and Home Cinema […]

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Epson Adds 3LCD Reflective Laser Pro Cinema Projectors


Epson’s new line of Pro Cinema projectors with 3LCD reflective laser technology include the PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 4K Enhancement Projector and the Pro Cinema LS9600e Wireless 1080p Projector. Both are spec’d at 1,500 lumens of color brightness and 1,500 lumens of white brightness. Epson’s new 3LCD Reflective technology, along with the laser light source, […]

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Epson Intros New Epson Home Cinema 3000-Series Projectors


Epson today launched new additions to its Home Cinema projectors: the PowerLite Home Cinema 3600e, Home Cinema 3500, and Home Cinema 3000. Featuring up to 2,500 lumens of color brightness and 2,500 lumens of white brightness with up to 70,000:1 contrast ratio, Epson’s latest Home Cinema line offers native 1080p and 3D, and includes vertical […]

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Epson Unveils 3LCD Reflective Laser Pro Cinema Projectors


Epson today announced a line of new Pro Cinema projectors with 3LCD Reflective laser technology. It includes the PowerLite Pro Cinema LS10000 4K Enhancement Projector and the Pro Cinema LS9600e Wireless 1080p Projector – both with 1,500 lumens of color brightness and 1,500 lumens of white brightness. These groundbreaking projectors (these are the first home […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | August 22, 2014


It’s Friday and time for the Weekly Wrap-Up. Here are some of the top stories we think deserve a second look from this week. Joel Rollins’ latest Crew Call column about opportunities to change the way large meetings work, blogger Lee Distad writes about how to talk to customers effectively, Sara Abrons published a blog […]

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EPSON Intros New WideScreen ProAV Projector Line


Epson today introduced two new EX Pro series projectors with built-in wireless projection and integrated with the new Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) connector. The new EX7235 Pro (list for $649) and EX7230 Pro (list for $599) are meeting rooms projectors that both have 3,000 lumens of color light output and 3,000 lumens of white light […]

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Epson Expands Large Venue and Meeting Room Projector Line


Today, Epson significantly expanded its lineup of corporate and large venue projection solutions with three new announcements: BrightLink Pro-Series: The BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and 1420Wi transform any flat surface, such into digital whiteboards and interactive spaces by using built-in tools that don’t require a computer or software. The new series feature a new Whiteboard Sharing […]

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