Epson Brings Printing Technology to the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2013

       Epson Brings Printing Technology to the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2013

Epson Demonstrates Many Printing Solutions and Technologies at Collaborative
Workstations

PR Newswire

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 23, 2013

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson will be showcasing
advanced printing technology and solutions at the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2013. The
Studio is a collaborative working environment that brings the latest
technologies and brightest minds together to learn, experiment and create.
Epson printers will be available for hands on use at the Studio and are the
primary 2D printing solutions featured during the duration of the conference,
from Sunday, July 21 through Thursday, July 25 at the Anaheim Convention
Center in Anaheim, Calif.

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"Printing goes very deep in the Studio at SIGGRAPH and we are thrilled to have
the opportunity to once again work with Epson to create several interactive
printing labs," said Patricia Clark, chair, Studio at SIGGRAPH 2013. "To have
Epson participate during our 40^th anniversary of SIGGRAPH is significant as
well, since printing was the seed that allowed the Studio to become an
official venue at the conference. The Studio guests will have a wonderful
opportunity to experience the many different aspects of printing."

By visiting the Studio, attendees are able to try out a wide range of new
techniques and media with help from experienced hands. Epson will be
showcasing the following printing solutions:

  oEpson SureColor^® T7000: Leveraging a combination of precision and
    performance with Epson UltraChrome^® XD pigment ink for brilliant, crisp
    output, attendees will have an opportunity to print large format prints up
    to 44-inches wide on Epson Premium Semimatte Photo Paper.
  oEpson Stylus^® Photo R3000: Visitors will be able to air paint a design
    using body movement with Leap Motion Controller and Corel Painter
    Freestyle technology, which allows users to control brush strokes through
    finger movements in the air. Once completed, users can leverage the
    advanced features and quality of the 13-inch Epson Stylus Photo R3000
    printer with UltraChrome K3^® with Vivid Magenta pigment ink that delivers
    gallery quality color output, using their imagery, on canvas media.
  oEpson Stylus Photo R2000: Visitors will have several opportunities to
    experience the versatility of the Epson Stylus Photo R2000 with Epson
    UltraChrome Hi-Gloss^® 2 pigment ink which, delivered through Epson's
    Advanced MicroPiezo AMC print head, yields beautiful archival prints with
    an unprecedented glossy look and feel. In the "Fight! Our Shadow Robot"
    digital workshop, attendees will have an opportunity to create paper craft
    templates and transform characters from 2D to 3D. In the "Interactive Card
    Weaving" section, users will be able to assist in the design of original
    weaving patterns and their construction using the printer and color yarns.
    The R2000 will also be used throughout several printing areas of the
    Studio, including printing glossy gigapixel prints in 8"x10" or 13"x19"
    from enlarged nanoscale objects and open color management and printing
    areas.
  oEpson Expression^® XP850: Attendees will have an opportunity to create art
    books using the Expression XP-850 with Claria^® Photo HD six-color inks
    for smooth gradations and amazing skin tones along with Epson Signature
    Worthy^® Hot Press Natural and Cold Press Bright papers. Epson Hot Press
    Natural provides a smooth surface with a warm tone and Cold Press Bright
    offers a more textured surface with a brighter white point, both
    delivering extremely-high color gamut and black density.

"The SIGGRAPH Studio is the ideal place to showcase innovative and hands on
approaches to printing," said Larry Kaufman, product manager, Professional
Imaging, Epson America, Inc. "We are excited to be showcasing so many
different printing technologies, including a Small-in-One home printer, our
13-inch professional photo printers and a 44-inch professional plotter. The
Studio will truly have something for everyone to try."

In addition, Epson will also be showcasing the SureColor T-Series large-format
color plotters at SIGGRAPH in booth #143. Designed to meet the specific
requirements of today's engineering and scientific professionals, the
SureColor T-Series offers architects, engineers and GIS professionals a
combination of precision, performance and value with the fastest plotting
speeds in its class, industry-leading plotting accuracy and Epson
UltraChrome^® XD pigment ink for brilliant, crisp output on virtually any
media type.

For more information about Epson's printing solutions, visit www.epson.com.

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.

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Note: EPSON, SureColor, Epson Stylus, UltraChrome K3, MicroPiezo, UltraChrome
Hi-Gloss, Expression, and Claria are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed
Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. AMC and
Signature Worthy are trademarks or registered trademarks 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

Website: http://www.epson.com
Contact: Duane Brozek, Epson America, Inc., 562-290-5683,
Duane_Brozek@ea.epson.com; Jane Fainer, Walt & Company, 408-369-7200, ext.
1052, jfainer@walt.com
 
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