Epson Debuts New Projector Aimed at Education Market


Epson introduced this week the EPSON PowerLite X15, a $599 replacement for the PowerLite 92. This projector is specified at 3,000-lumen brightness with a 1024×768 (XGA) resolution, using 3LCD technology. In addition to VGA and HDMI connectivity, the X15 includes RS232 control, plus IP control and IR control. It offers built-in closed-captioning, both 1.2x optical […]

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Epson and NEC Still Top Brands According to TFCinfo


TFCinfo today announces the completion of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2012.” This report marks the 11th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. In this year’s installment some interesting movement is seen among the brands in the three measurable areas of brand strength: awareness, image, and intent. […]

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Epson Debuts iProjection iOS Mobile App


Yesterday Epson debuted a new iOS (iPhone, iTouch and iPad) App called iProjection that allows for wirelessly displaying documents and photos to any wireless Epson projector. iProjection is cloud-ready, supporting cloud files services such as Dropbox and various email applications. iProjection is aimed at the classroom environment, allowing teachers the flexibility to move about the […]

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EPSON Intros New 7K-10K Lumen Projectors with Edge Blending


Today Epson expanded its PowerLite Pro Z-series projector line with five new LCD models aimed at specific markets like education, HOW, rental and digital signage applications. All models come with edge blending, split screen capability, DICOM Simulation mode2, built-in alignment, plus two HDMI inputs, HD-SDI and VGA ports. Because they are stackable and side-by-side blockable, […]

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Epson Introduces Two Bright, Portable Projectors

Epson just launches the VGA (1024×768) resolution PowerLite 1221 ($549) and the WXGA (1280×800) resolution PowerLite 1261W ($649). Both LCD projectors are spec’d at 2800 lumens, have horizontal and vertical keystone correction, quick power on/off, have 5000-hour lamps and VGA as well as HDMI inputs. The Epson PowerLite 1221 and 1261W will be available September […]

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Epson Debuts New XGA and WXGA Projectors Aimed at ED Market


The new PowerLite 1880 and 1850W are two “low-cost portable projectors” but actually have some impressive stats — if they’re accurate. The PowerLite 1880 ($1,399) claims 4,000 lumens with an XGA (1024×768) resolution and the PowerLite 1850W ($1,299) claims 3,700 lumens with a WXGA (1280×768) resolution. Both 3LCD-based projectors include horizontal keystone adjustment, VGA and […]

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Epson Adds Two UXGA Projectors


Last month, Epson added two native 1900×1200 resolution (UXGA) projectors to its PowerLite Pro G-series installation projector line — the PowerLite Pro G5450WUNL and G5750WUNL. Aimed at the large-format meeting room market, the PowerLite Pro G5450WUNL is spec’d at 4,000 lumens and the PowerLite Pro G5750WUNL is spec’d at 4,500 lumens. Features on both units […]

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2010 rAVe Best of InfoComm Awards: Best New Projection Product


Best New Projection Product: (tie) Epson’s BrightLink 450WI. Epson’s new BrightLink 450WI is basically a WXGA (1280×800) resolution, short-throw LCD projector that’s an interactive whiteboard built right into the projector! Sanyo PDG-DWL2500. This is a short-throw, 1280×800 resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) 3D-ready DLP-based projector with 2500 lumens light output. Wow, it looked amazing at the […]

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Epson Shows New Document Camera


Epson launched the DC-11 document camera aimed at K-12 that features a five-megapixel sensor, 10x digital zoom, and 30 frames-per-second video at full resolution (1280×1024). The DC-11 can display up to two full pages of a book and includes a built-in microphone and software that allows teachers to record audio and video to capture classroom […]

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EPSON Launches 7000 Lumen “Rental” Projector


EPSON wants to play in rental and staging and they’re taking aim with their first model, dubbed the PowerLite Pro Z8050WNL.  It’s specified as a 7000 ANSI lumens (5000:1 contrast ratio), 3LCD projector… that’s only native 1280×800. Hmm? Maybe for video-only applications, it’ll make some showings, but even though it’s compatible with 1080p, you’ll be […]

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EPSON Intros New Projection Solution That Turns All Whiteboards Into Interactive Whiteboards


Last week, EPSON introduced the BrightLink 450Wi, what they are calling an intelligent, interactive projector that allows educators to turn any standard whiteboard or smooth wall into an interactive learning area. By projecting the image from the BrightLink 450Wi onto any existing whiteboard, wall or other smooth, hard surface, and using one of two digital […]

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Epson Announces New 7K Lumen Projector


Today, Epson unveiled the PowerLite Pro Z8050WNL, their brightest projector ever. The PowerLite Pro Z8050WNL is a native WXGA resolution (1280×800) 3LCD projector spec’d at 7,000 lumens color light output. They’re aiming it at large venue applications in education, corporations and houses of worship.  Using an active auto-filter (like most large venue projectors do now), its filter lasts […]

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News from Da-Lite, Pacific Media Associates, Shure…


Da-Lite Screen Company has promoted Matt Tevan to the position of Vice President of European Corporate Operations. Teevan was previously Managing Director of Procolor and Vice President of International Sales… Waveguide Consulting is opening a Los Angeles office and appointing David Gales as director of California operations. Gales was previously a founder and principal at Vantage Technology Consulting Group… Pacific Media Associates has released […]

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EPSON Intros Newest Pre-Packaged Home Theaters Using 6100 and 6500 1080p Projectors


Earlier this month, Epson updated its Ensemble HDTM Home Cinema “System” by adding their latest 3LCD 1080p front projectors, the PowerLite Home Cinema 6100 and Home Cinema 6500 UB.  Still the only projector manufacturer offering a complete home theater package, the Ensemble HD Home Cinema System is a fully-integrated, home entertainment solution with a motorized […]

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EPSON Debuts Another K-12 Projector


 To address K-12 schools’ needs for interactive whiteboard projection solutions, Epson last week introduced the PowerLite 410W short throw, widescreen projector. An upgrade to the PowerLite 400W – the industry’s first short throw, widescreen 3LCD projector – the PowerLite 410W offers native WXGA resolution (1280×800) for use with widescreen computers and 16:10 interactive whiteboards, and […]

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EPSON Launches “Budget-Conscious” Document Camera Aimed at K-12


I am continually amazed that document cameras are still in use in schools in departments other than science, but they are.  Here’s a new one that’s not a budget-breaker.  Last week, EPSON announced a new easy-to-use and affordable DC-06 document camera called the DC-06, featuring XGA (1024×768) resolution.  Because of its small footprint (and it […]

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EPSON and PolyVision Team Up to Donate to Florida’s DEP

Epson and PolyVision last month donated 10 new Epson PowerLite W6 multimedia projectors and 10 PolyVision no interactive whiteboards to the Florida Digital Educator Program’s Master Digital Educators. The Master Digital Educators will use the Epson PowerLite W6 multimedia projectors and PolyVision no interactive whiteboards “to showcase the importance of integrating interactive learning technologies to […]

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EPSON Launches G5000 – A Projector Aimed at K-12

Last week, Epson launched the new PowerLite G5000, the latest in Epson’s line of installation projectors designed to provide flexibility and performance for educational institutions. Offering XGA resolution and 4,000 lumens white light output (not ANSI) and 4,000 lumens color light output, the network-ready PowerLite G5000 utilizes 3LCD technology while offering vertical/horizontal lens shift, a […]

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3D LCD From Epson!


The more competition that enters the 3D market, the quicker this technology can get to mass market (and we are FINALLY seeing something beyond just Philips!) Now, another player is making a major play. It is Epson, announcing a high-resolution 3D LCD panel in development. Epson says the resolution is equivalent to QVGA and it […]

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Two New Affordable XGA Business/Education Projectors From Epson

Epson continues the company’s expansion into the business and education market with two new XGA resolution projectors offered at very good pricing. The PowerLite 822p, street priced at $1,099, is specified at 2600 lumens, up to 400:1 contrast ratio, and it includes a 7-watt speaker. It also has built-in closed captioning, and network connectivity. The […]

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Epson Introduces Flagship 1080p Home Cinema Projector – First to Use HDMI 1.3

Epson America introduced a sub-$5,000 1080p home cinema projector using 3LCD chips, the new HDMI 1.3 spec, and a number of image enhancing technologies. With this new native 1080p, 3-panel LCD projector from Epson, Sony’s VPL-VW100 is DEAD and the VPL-VW50 better watch out.  I have been testing Epson’s new Pro Cinema 1080 projector against […]

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