Epson Valentine's Day Contest Asks Mobile Lovebirds, "What Would You Do?"

  Epson Valentine's Day Contest Asks Mobile Lovebirds, "What Would You Do?"

"Be Here, Print There" Remote Romeo Contest Takes on Love in the Smartphone
Era by Rewarding Clever Relationship Advice with Epson Connect-enabled

PR Newswire

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A thoughtful printed photo
sent to a significant other can help express love in a personal way. Now that
smartphone and tablet users can easily print remotely to Epson Connect-enabled
models, they can share heart-felt images or special moments from across the
globe; just be careful to send the right sentiment to the right person. Such a
mistaken moment is at the heart of the Epson^® "Be Here, Print There" Remote
Romeo Contest^1, which reminds mobile users to love and print responsibly.

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Epson invites eligible participants to watch the short Remote Romeo video and
tweet Angela's response to philandering boyfriend's ("Romeo's") attempt to
reconcile. G-rated Twitter responses using the hash tag #EpsonConnect starting
on Feb. 1 through Valentine's Day are eligible to win. An Epson panel of
judges will select 10 winners based on the creativity, originality and
relevancy of responses to receive an Epson^® Expression^® Premium XP-600

"Flowers and chocolate are so old school. Today's mobile users are looking for
new, real-time ways to share and show their affection, and printed photos are
a perfect way to express their love from anywhere," said Jeff Muto, product
development manager, Epson America, Inc. "Our relationship-based contest has
some fun with this idea, and is a terrific stage for showcasing the ease and
impact of printing remotely."

Official rules for the contest are available online at

More about Epson Connect
The Epson Connect^™ suite of free mobile printing solutions is designed to
meet the printing needs of busy, mobile users by offering the freedom to print
documents, photos, emails, and web pages from remote locations onto any Epson
Connect-enabled printer^2. Epson Connect also increases productivity by
scanning and saving documents directly to the cloud. Compatible with a wide
range of mobile devices, Epson Connect gives users the power to easily print
from an Apple^® iPad^®, iPhone^®, tablet, smartphone, or computer from

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges
from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices.
Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers
customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision
technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more
than 81,000 employees in 97 companies around the world, and is proud of its
ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which
it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's
regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more
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registered logomark and Epson Connect is atrademark of Seiko Epson
Corporation. Small-in-One is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc.
Apple, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered
in the U.S. and other countries. All other product and brand names are
trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson
disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2013 Epson America,

^1 ABBREVIATED CONTEST RULES: No purchase necessary. The Epson Connect Remote
Romeo "Be Here, Share There" Contest begins at 12:01:00 AM Pacific Time on
February 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time on February 14, 2013.
The Contest is open to persons who, as of the time of entry are the age of
majority in their states of residence in the United States or the District of
Columbia except employees of Sponsor, their immediate families and those
living in the same household. Ten (10) winners, each prize ARV is $149.99 USD.
Subject to official rules available at Sponsored by Epson
America, Inc., 3840 Kilroy Airport Way, Long Beach, CA 90806. This Contest is
in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Twitter. Any questions,
comments or complaints about this Contest should be directed to Sponsor.

^2 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer as well as an
internet- and/or email-enabled device. See for a list of
Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps.

SOURCE Epson America

Contact: Caroline Zubieta, Epson America, Inc., +1-566-290-4026,; or Cheryl Seaberg, Walt & Company,
+1-408-369-7200, ext. 2981,
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