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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 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, 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).

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"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:

  • Big 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)
  • Practical: Maximizes the value of classroom real estate by projecting on pre-installed standard dry-erase whiteboards or plain walls
  • Affordable: Works with existing or new projectors, eliminating the need for a dedicated interactive whiteboard
  • Easy Installation: Mounts to a wall in a few simple steps and includes both single and double stud wall plates to accommodate building requirements
  • Interactive 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 accessories.

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.

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.

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.

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