Epson to Showcase Larger-than-Life Home Entertainment at CE Week 2013

    Epson to Showcase Larger-than-Life Home Entertainment at CE Week 2013

MEDIA ALERT: Epson (CE Week Line Shows & Exhibits Demo Room #5)

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 26, 2013

NEW YORK, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Who:   Epson America – the number one selling projector brand worldwide^1
       Epson and its partners will showcase a high-performance projector,
       screen and audio system (available for under $7,000) at CE Week Line
What:  Shows & Exhibits in New York City from June 26-27. Underscoring the
       power of a big-screen projector experience at home, the demo will
       feature Epson's award-winning Epson^® PowerLite^® Pro Cinema 6020UB and
       a 115" Screen Innovations Black Diamond Zero Edge^™Screen.
       As screen technology continues to advance and front projection
       technology reaches new levels of quality and performance, consumers are
       now able to experience bright, beautiful images in a traditional living
       room setting at sizes formerly unimaginable (up to 25 times larger than
       a 60-inch TV screen). The technology demonstration will highlight how
       projection technology can replace the flat panel TV with a truly
       extraordinary viewing experience. Highlights include: 
         oBig Performance and Big Image Size: Epson's Pro Cinema 6020UB packs
           the performance, brightness and versatility to transform any living
           room into the ultimate home cinema experience, delivering full HD,
           active shutter 3D, with 1080p resolution and ultra-bright images
           for eye-popping 3D and high-quality 2D viewing. The projector
           offers THX^® 2D and 3D Cinema viewing modes, FineFrame^™ technology
           for smoother frame interpolation and sharper video quality (2D
           Mode), a cinema filter feature for larger color space and a
           Fujinon^® OptiCinema^™ lens. More information is available online.
         oUp to 3X Brighter Colors with Epson^2: Brilliant image quality
           requires high color brightness (color light output). Epson 3LCD
           projectors have up to 3x Brighter Colors than leading competitive
           projectors.^2 Delivering 2,400 lumens of color brightness^3 and
           2,400 lumens of white brightness^3, the Pro Cinema 6020UB uses
           3LCD, 3-chip technology for brilliant images with true-to-life
           color. With today's high definition content, home theater
           enthusiasts want to enjoy movies with higher quality in both
           darkened home theaters and brighter environments. For a truly
           impressive image, projectors need to offer both color brightness
           and high white brightness. Whether watching movies, playing video
           games, or a family slideshow, Epson's line of home entertainment
           projectors deliver consistent color brightness and white
           brightness, ensuring life-like reproduction of any content.
         oBlack Diamond™ Zero Edge G2 Projection Screens: Screen Innovations
           will demonstrate the new Black Diamond Zero Edge G2 screens.
           Featuring game-changing ambient light rejecting technology, Black
           Diamond Zero Edge can easily represent a greater value per square
           inch than traditional flat panel displays, delivering best-in-class
           performance with unique and unrivaled features. Equipped with a
           rigid panel, a pencil-thin 10mm bezel, and the award-winning Black
           Diamond screen technology that can boost a projector's contrast by
           over 900%, Black Diamond Zero Edge projection screens have the look
           and feel of a large format flat panel TV, yet blend flawlessly with
           surrounding decor, delivering a stunning image and providing a
           fully immersive entertainment experience for light or dark room
           applications. More information is available on the Screen
           Innovations website.
       Exhibits are open Wednesday, June 26, through Thursday, June 27. The
When:  exhibit hall is open from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 9:30
       a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday.
       Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman Building; Demo Room #5. Also join the
Where: conversation by following @EpsonAmerica and @SIScreens and using the
       #CEWEEK hashtag.
       Epson is committed to the home entertainment industry and its partners,
Why:   delivering bright, innovative projection solutions for the ultimate in
       big screen entertainment.



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About Epson

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.

You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook
(http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter
(http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and (http://twitter.com/EpsonEducation) and
YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

^1 Based upon Q4 2012 worldwide front projection market share estimates from
Pacific Media Associates.
^2 Compared to leading 1-chip DLP Home Entertainment Projectors. Epson 720p
projectors are 3x Brighter; Epson 1080p projectors are consistently 2x and up
to 3x Brighter. Based on NPD data, July 2011 through June 2012. Color
brightness (color light output) measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4. Color
brightness will vary depending on usage conditions.
^3 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light
output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured
in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with
ISO 21118.

Note: EPSON and PowerLite are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your
Vision is a registered logomark Seiko Epson Corporation. FineFrame 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.

SOURCE Epson America, Inc.

Website: http://www.epson.com
Contact: Duane Brozek, Epson America, Inc., 562.290.5683,
duane_brozek@ea.epson.com; or Natalie Pridham, Walt & Company, 408-369-7200
x2976, npridham@walt.com
 
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