Product designed to utilize any surface into a digital whiteboard
Epson today introduced the BrightLink Pro 1410Wi -- an ultra-short-throw meeting room projector designed to provide increased organizational productivity and efficiency. The BrightLink Pro turns a traditional whiteboard, wall or virtually any flat surface into a new digital surface and offers a variety of features to boost meeting room collaboration, including video conferencing compatibility and remote collaboration.
Props Power case for iPad and iPad mini
Digital Treasures has launched a new iPad case that integrates either a 12,000 or 8,000 mAh battery for charging the device. Available for the iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, and iPad mini, the more
VS220 and VS320 aimed at small business, home office
Computer peripheral manufacturer Epson today introduced new VS-series projector models, designed to provide small businesses with high-brightness units inexpensively. The VS220 and VS320 offer SVGA and XGA resolution (respectively), and deliver 2,700 lumens of white and color brightness with HDMI connectivity for audio and video using only one cable.
Startup Meta has partnered with Epson to break into the nascent wearable devices market. In contrast with Google’s Project Glass single display approach, Meta’s planned product will utilize dual 3D displays. It also aims to add further depth to the AR experience by incorporating 3D tracking for gesture control, which his highlighted in the video embedded below.
W16 and W16SK bring inexpensive 3D to the classroom
Epson today introduced two 3D projector solutions designed to enhance the learning experience in classrooms -- the PowerLite W16 and W16SK. Epson is offering two 3D projection choices, with one based on active 3D technology and the other on passive 3D technology. Both deliver three times brighter colors than most other offerings aimed at education, allowing 3D content to be easily viewed in typical classroom settings. Both the PowerLite W16 and W16SK deliver WXGA (1280x768) widescreen resolution and supports multiple HDMI 3D formats out of the box, with no external converter required.
New projector aimed at new home theater users
Epson America today expanded its line of 3LCD home theater projectors with the 3LCD PowerLite Home Cinema 750HD. The new projector is tailored for families and first-time home theater enthusiasts as an affordable 2D and true 3D big screen entertainment solution. The Home Cinema 750HD is Epson’s brightest home theater projector to date -- projecting up to 3,000 lumens of color and 3,000 lumens of white brightness for dark or light rooms. Offering full HD in 2D or active shutter 3D with 720p resolution, the Home Cinema 750HD simplifies display of movies, videogames, sporting events, and other media.
Epson Perfection V37 and V370 scan to cloud services
Epson today announced two additions to its line of Perfection scanners, the Epson Perfection V37 and V370. The two new scanners offer 4800x9600 dpi optical resolution and integrate scan-to-cloud capabilities, allowing them to scan, access, organize, and share documents through services like Google Docs, MS SharePoint, Evernote, and other services.
New all-in-ones claimed to save on ink, paper costs
Printer manufacturer Epson America, Inc. bolstered its line of business printers with four new WorkForce all-in-one printers -- the Epson WorkForce WF-3540, WorkForce WF-3520, WorkForce WF-2540 and WorkForce WF-2530. The new models continue to deliver business printing at fast speeds and high-quality, professional-looking documents. In addition, these models offer new features for productivity and affordability including an improved user interface, multiple paper trays, and automatic duplex paper handling.
printers, headphones and more
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2D-to-3D movie conversion, split screen built-in
Epson has issued details of new projectors it is bringing out in the near future. The PowerLite Pro Cinema 6020UB, Home Cinema 5020UB/5020UBe, and 3020/3020e are all 3D-capable projectors that offer a full HD resolution, and also feature built-in 2D-to-3D conversion of movies and a split-screen mode allowing users to watch two different 2D sources simultaneously.
Aimed at corporations, churches, schools
The Epson PowerLite-series projectors has been dramatically expanded with six new models added to the line. The new models are optimized for medium-sized boardrooms, classrooms, and churches. Two of the models can also be controlled remotely via iOS or Android apps.
Build To Order desktops feature new Intel chips
Epson has become the latest manufacturer to make computers based on Intel's Ivy Bridge chipset available to customers. On Tuesday, the manufacturer debuted a line of customizable, business-to-business oriented entry level desktops for the Japanese market.
Epson to add 720p, 3LCD home theater projector
Epson on Tuesday added the PowerLite Home Cinema 710HD to its lineup of 3LCD home theater projectors. It offers 720p resolution at screen sizes of up to 120 inches. It can produce 2,800 lumens of brightness, and users have a choice of four pre-set color modes to pair the projector with various viewing environments.
Epson to ship PowerLite X15 in May for $600
Epson has just unveiled its latest business projector, the PowerLite X15. The design is intended for small- and medium-sized classrooms and businesses, and sports 3,000 lumens brightness. The native resolution is 1024x768, and a captioning decoder is built-in.
Epson Moverio BT-100 ships in the US for $700
Epson America has just revealed it brought its Moverio BT-100 for sale in the US. Billed as the first wearable, Android-based and see-through display, the display uses micro-projection to stream 2D and 3D video on what wearers perceive as an 80-inch screen. There is Wi-Fi onboard and a wired remote control, with battery life rated at six hours.
SixtyFour helps manage system memory
Epson has launched a new iOS app that allows users to wirelessly display documents and photos on networked Epson projectors. iProjection is a free tool that works with most iOS devices running iOS 4.2 or later, including the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and iPod touch. In addition, the app also features cloud integration, allowing users to access files from several cloud services such as Dropbox. Full support is offered for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Keynote, and PDF documents, as well as JPG, TIFF, and PNG images.
Aperture update makes small number of bugfixes
Apple has released a trio of software updates, beginning with Aperture 3.2.1. The patch is said to fix just four issues, the most critical being one that caused the software to suddenly quit while running on a Core Duo processor. Also eliminated are glitches that caused the Crop tool to malfunction, a rendering issue when cropping with Onscreen Proofing on, and bad display of location menus on the map in the Places view.
MegaPlex projectors have iPod/iPhone/iPad dock
Epson took Wednesday to reveal two new portable, combo projectors with the MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50. Both have a built-in dock for accommodating an iPod, iPhone or iPad and throwing images or videos contained on any of them. The high-brightness projector also has integrated speakers. Other smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles as well as computers can be connected as well.
PowerLite Pro Cinema 6010
Epson has introduced its first 3D home theater projectors: the PowerLite Pro Cinema 6010, Home Cinema 5010/5010e and 3010/3010e. All of the projectors feature 1080p resolution and active shutter 3D, driven at 480Hz. The 6010 and 5010/5010e models are claimed to offer 200,000:1 contrast ratios and up to 2,400 lumens of color or white light output.
Stylus NX430 printer allows for PC-free printing
Epson just introduced the Stylus NX430 Small-in-One printer that the company said offers the most features for its size. It can print without the need for a connected PC thanks to integrated memory card slots, wireless technology and a 2.5-inch color LCD. It can scan and copy as well.
Update supports Lion, Snow Leopard
Apple has released a new set of drivers for Epson printers. Now at v2.8, the drivers technically include both printing and scanning software. The download is a sizable 961.5MB, but is compatible with both Lion and Snow Leopard, and also supports a variety of languages.
E Ink, Epson collaborate on 300PPI e-paper screen
At the currently ongoing SID Display Week show, E Ink and Epson have been showing a jointly-developed e-paper display. The panel sets a record in terms of resolution for e-paper screens, with a 2400x1650 resolution in a 9.68-inch screen. At 300 pixels per inch, it compares favorably to the 160PPI displays of current devices.
Epson shows four new educational projectors
Epson on Tuesday introduced its new PowerLite D6000 series and the PowerLite 1850 projector. The former includes the PowerLite D6150, D6155W and D6250, all of which tout high brightness and a dust-resistant design that helps them achieve long lamp life. All three have an electrostatic filter that is said to last 10,000 hours and a lamp with a 5,000-hour life rating.
R300 also aimed at fine artists
Epson has introduced the Stylus Photo R3000, a high-end printer for photographers and fine artists. It delivers gallery-quality black-and-white output and color prints. It supports new Epson high-capacity individual ink cartridges and a wide range of paper types and sizes. Connectivity is provided by way of Ethernet and Wi-Fi 802.11n.
App designed for wireless all-in-ones
Epson has introduced an update to its iOS app, PrintJinni, that now allows users to take advantage a new interface dedicated to the iPad. The interface is said to be optimized for the iPad's larger screen, while overall usability is claimed to be more intuitive. Aside from the iPad optimizations, the update also offers faster navigation to multiple e-mail accounts, downloaded files, and printer settings.
835 offers numerous creative functions
Epson has released its new Artisan 835 All-In-One printing and scanning solution. It offers what Epson claims is the world’s fastest 4”x6” photo print speeds and a large 7.8” multi-function touch panel. It is capable of wireless networking for remote printing and also supports Apple’s forthcoming iOS 4.2 update, which allows wireless printing from the iPhone and iPad.
Well-built and flexible, but will it do the job?
Although many homes use all-in-ones to save space, when the need to scan archival material turns serious, so does the need for a flexible, good-quality scanner that can handle a variety of formats. This Epson scanner handles photos, slides and medium-format postivies, but is it good enough when your family's history is at stake? Our Epson Perfection V600 review compares results and offers guidance on getting the most out of this $200 scanner.
Slew of new projectors with 3LCD tech
Epson has launched the world’s first projectors that use 3LCD reflective technology. The technique is purported to deliver advanced video quality with higher contrast ratios, richer colors, smoother gradations between colors and enhanced black levels. The flagship PowerLite Pro Cinema 61000 can produce TV-like contrast as high as 1,000,000:1.
Entry-level printers for home and small office
Epson today introduced the Workforce 320 and Workforce 325. The new entry-level all-in-ones offer the ability to scan directly to PDF and e-mail. Other business-friendly features are the inclusion of a large 30-page automatic document feeders and fade, water, and smudge resistant ink that comes in individual color cartridges.
Six-ink Printers print from iPhone, Wireless N
Epson has launched three new all-in-one printers, the Artisan 835, Artisan 725 and an all-white Artisan 725 Arctic Edition. The printers feature speeds of up to 10-second-per-print, 4x6 photo printing, built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, and wireless iPhone printing support. They also offer scanning and copying and automated two-side printing, along with support for SD, SDHC, Compact Flash and Memory Stick cards.
Includes manual two-sided printing
Epson has unveiled a new all-in-one printer with built-in wireless support, Epson Stylus NX420. The sub-$100 printer is designed for home use and provides print speeds up to 6.4 black pages-per-minute, or 3.3ppm for colorp pages. Features include a 1.5-inch LCD color display, one-touch copying, and both red-eye removal and automatic photo correction technology. The built-in scanner offers support for a maximum scanning resolution of 1200x2400dpi, as well 48-bit or 24-bit color output.
Epson outs WorkForce 520 AIO, two scanners
Epson on Tuesday unveiled the new WorkForce 520 all-in-one printer, scanner, copier and fax machine along with the Perfection V33 and Perfection V330 Photo scanners. The WorkStation 520 is said to be the fastest offering in its category, with 15 ISO pages per minute in black and white or 5.4 ISO pages per minute in color. It also has a built-in Wi-Fi radio for cable-free printing, and a 30-page automatic document feeder.
Mac Pro download corrects audio anomaly
Apple on Monday released several minor updates including a Mac Pro audio download and Epson printer drivers for Snow Leopard. The Mac Pro audio update v1.1 addresses an audio anomaly that caused a noise to emanate from inside the computer when using FireWire-connected devices. The download os geared for the Mac Pros introduced early last year.
Apple still keeps margins on tablet costs
The raw cost of making an iPad is just over half of its $499 retail price, according to an iSuppli cost breakdown. Not including development, patents and sales, building a 16GB Wi-Fi iPad costs about $259.60. Apple's largest cost is the unique 9.7-inch multi-touch screen, which is made by LG Display along with help from Epson, Samsung and Wintek; it should cost about $95.
High-yield ink cartridges offer longer ink life
Epson has announced two color inkjet printers geared for small businesses, the B-310N and B-510DN. Both printers feature high-capacity front paper cassettes capable of holding up to 500 sheets, along with network support for remote control. The B-310N offers four ink cartridges capable of printing an average of 3,000 black pages and 3,500 color pages before requiring replacement. Additionally, the printer provides a rear feeder that can handle envelopes and sheet labels.
Epson outs BrightLink 450Wi interactive projector
Epson in its latest launch has revealed the BrightLink 450Wi, a projector that lets teachers create an interactive learning area from any standard whiteboard or smooth wall. This capability eliminates the need to install dedicated interactive whiteboards in a classroom. The 3LCD ultra-short throw projector includes two digital infrared pens and a wall-mount bracket.
Device sends images or alerts over a network
Epson has released the PowerLite Z8050WNL, a projector designed for use large venues. The device is the company’s brightest projector offered, featuring 7,000-lumen output and 1280x800 resolution. The three-chip '3LCD' technology is claimed to improve power efficiency and vibrant colors.
New Bento leaves some tweaks remaining
MacNN has reviewed three recent releases, beginning with Bento 3, FileMaker's personal-level database software. The program is described as easy to use, with upgraded features such as new views and encrypted fields. Some flaws still remain however, including problems with syncing back to Address Book, and changing font color or size in individual fields.
Epson PictureMate Show has photo frame, printer
Epson on Thursday launched a compact photo printer market that doubles as a digital photo printer. The PictureMate Show PM 300 can print out full-color 4x6-inch prints and has a seven-inch display with 800x480 pixel resolution. There are 12 different slideshow formats, and users get a remote control for full control of the photos displayed on the screen. The printer, meanwhile, has the highest resolution in its class, at 5760x1440, and can produce a print in as little as 37 seconds.
Epson intros PowerLite 1830 and 1915
Epson on Tuesday catered to its bread-and-butter audience of meeting rooms and mid-size classrooms with a pair of 3LCD projectors. The PowerLite 1830 and PowerLite 1915 both have relatively high brightness levels of 3,500 and 4,000 lumens respectively. They also both output at 1024x768 and carry dual VGA inputs as well as Ethernet jacks for remote control and USB to play directly from a Windows PC.
Epson PowerLite 450W, 460 projectors
Epson has introduced its latest line of ultra-short throw projectors, the PowerLite 450W and Epson PowerLite 460. Both projectors are designed for educational purposes and draw on 3LCD projection. Each device provides a microphone input that allows users to hook up a microphone to boost their voices over the integrated 10W speaker; it also has a built-in closed captioning decoder for presentations to the hard of hearing.
Epson shows 0.47-inch, 800x600 EVF panel
Epson has began producing a small, high-temperature polysilicon LCD panel that is just 0.47 inches in diagonal size and has an extremely dense 800x600 resolution. The panel is meant for use in the electronic viewfinders (EVF) of some digital cameras and is crisp enough to replicate an actual optical eyepiece. Unlike competing products that display RGB colors in sequence, the new example doesn't produce color breakup. This is evident as an iridescence in the outlines of objects when panning or looking away from the screen at a certain speed.
PictureMate Charm printer has highest resolution
Epson this morning introduced its PictureMate Charm photo printer. The portable printer can produce 4- by 6-inch full color prints and has a 2.5-inch LCD screen as well as a memory card reader that lets user print photos without a PC. It can produce a borderless color photo in just 37 seconds, and gives users the option of producing black and white photos as well as changing the layout options.
Epson outs Presenter projector, intros three
Epson on Tuesday announced that its PowerLite Presenter projector is now shipping. At the same time, Epson introduced the EX31, EX51 and EX71 multimedia projectors for small businesses, which replace the outgoing EX30, EX50 and EX70 projectors. Compared to their predecessors, the new projectors are nearly a third smaller and a fifth lighter, while increasing brightness levels to 2,500 lumens.
Epson adds affordable home theater projectors
Epson on Thursday announced it will soon add to its home entertainment projector lineup with the MovieMate 60 and PowerLite Home Cinema 705HD. The 3LCD MovieMate 60 is being billed as the lightest and brightest in Epson's all-in-one projector offerings, with 2,000 lumens of brightness. There is also a built-in CD and DVD player, along with a microphone input and stereo speakers. Connections include common standard definition ports as well as HDMI.
Epson portable projector, value photo scanner
Epson on Tuesday introduced two new products, including the PowerLite 1716 mobile projector and Perfection V600 Photo scanner. The PowerLite 1716 weighs less than 4lbs for relatively easy portability and sports a 1024x768 resolution along with a high 2,700 lumens of brightness. The 3LCD projector has USB support for displaying images over a USB cable rather than a VGA connection when it's connected to a Windows PC.
New Epson projectors with record contrast ratio
At the CEDIA Expo on Tuesday, Epson has officially introduced four new home theater projectors, including the PowerLite Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB as well as the PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB. The former pair have a native 1080p resolution and are meant for custom installers and serious home theater aficionados, while the value-oriented Home Cinema twosome has slightly less features with otherwise very similar performance. All four sport a 3LCD design, and the Pro Cinema 9100 and Home Cinema 8100 share the same maximum 36,000:1 contrast ratio. The Pro Cinema 9500 UB and Home Cinema 8500 UB have the highest dynamic contrast ratio in their class, at 200:000:1.
Epson Stylus Pro 3880
Epson has unveiled its latest 17-inch printer, the Stylus Pro 3880. The device builds upon the features of the Stylus Pro 3800, adding new technology such as UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta Ink. The eight-color ink set is claimed to provide more intense blues and violets for a wider color gamut.
Epson Artisan AIO printers
Epson on Wednesday announced the upcoming release of the Artisan 710 and 810 all-in-one printers, each sporting integrated an Wi-Fi connection in addition to their Ethernet ports. Either can print on both sides of a page to save paper, while compatible devices can be charged via the printers' front-mounted USB port. Users can also print images wirelessly straight from their iPhones.
Epson WorkForce line
Epson has released the 610 and the 1100 as part of its WorkForce line of printers. Both new models integrate Wi-Fi, wired networking and PC Fax capabilities, while the device construction is designed to be recyclable and meet ENERGY STAR standards. The all-in-one WorkForce 610 has a 2.5-inch LCD tilt screen and an automatic document feeder (ADF) that supports maximum print speeds of up to 38 pages per minute (ppm) in greyscale and color. Laser-quality work can be run at up to 15 ppm for black content or 9.3 ppm for color.