Epson BrightLink Solo Now Available for $99
Innovative Module Provides Schools and Districts with a Cost-Effective Way to
Create Interactive Teaching and Learning Environments
LONG BEACH, Calif., June 10, 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Epson, the number-one
selling projector brand worldwide^1, is now offering the BrightLink Solo™
Interactive Module for $99 through the Brighter Futures® program, a unique
sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. The
BrightLink Solo is an innovative, cost-effective classroom tool that provides
an easy solution for integrating interactive capabilities with any existing
projector, while eliminating the need to purchase and install dedicated
interactive whiteboards (IWB).
"Using interactive technologies in the classroom provides educators and
students with engaging, hands-on teaching and learning opportunities," said
Sara Kim, associate product manager, K-12 Education Marketing, Epson America.
"Now, for less than $100, schools and districts can outfit their classrooms
with interactivity and further enhance their existing projector technologies
in an extremely cost-effective way."
To maximize classroom space, the BrightLink Solo ^ Interactive Module can be
used on any existing dry erase board, wall or other smooth, light-colored,
hard surface. It provides up to 96-inches diagonal (WXGA) and 102-inches
diagonal (XGA) of useable interactive area, and delivers educators with
virtually unlimited classroom flexibility. The module comes with two
interactive pens, wall mount hardware for easy installation, and TeamBoard
Draw annotation software to create, capture and share lessons.
More about the BrightLink Solo ^ Interactive Module
This interactive module, which connects directly to a Windows or Mac computer
via USB (cable included), offers many great features to make it easy to use in
any classroom, including:
oBig and Flexible Interactive Area: Allows teachers to select the size to
match the available space, providing an active area up to 96-inches
diagonal (WXGA) and 102-inches diagonal (XGA)
oPractical: Maximizes the value of classroom real estate by projecting on
pre-installed standard dry-erase whiteboards or plain walls
oAffordable: Works with existing or new projectors, eliminating the need
for a dedicated interactive whiteboard
oEasy Installation: Mounts to a wall in a few simple steps and includes
both single and double stud wall plates to accommodate building
oInteractive Tools: Includes TeamBoard Draw annotation software to create,
capture, and share lessons, two interactive pens with rechargeable
batteries and charger, pen tray for storage, and option to add Promethean
ActivInspire curriculum software
Availability and Support
The BrightLink Solo ^ Interactive Module can be purchased for $99 through the
Brighter Futures program, which is designed to help educators select and
implement the best products for their classrooms while making the most of
their budgets. Brighter Futures offers special pricing, extended Epson limited
warranty coverage for three years, dedicated education account managers, and
toll-free technical support for all Epson projectors and associated
The module comes with a three-year limited warranty for Brighter Futures
customers that includes two elite technical support services – Epson
PrivateLine® phone support with direct access to an expedited support
telephone line and a two-year Road Service product replacement program that
includes product exchange in two business days with paid shipping. For
additional information, visit www.epson.com/brightlink.
Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet
printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots 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 industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more
than 68,000 employees in 96 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
about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.
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^1 Based upon Q4 2012 worldwide front projection market share estimates from
Pacific Media Associates.
Note: EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a
registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. PrivateLine and Brighter
Futures are registered trademarks and BrightLink Solo is a trademark of Epson
America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights
in these marks.
Contact: Duane Brozek, Epson America, Inc., +1-562-290-5683,
Duane_Brozek@ea.epson.com, or Kati Elliott, KEH Communications,
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