LONG BEACH, Calif., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced cooperation with Dataton, the show control developer and manufacturer, and Show Sage, Dataton's North American Premium Partner, to showcase advanced projection mapping solutions at upcoming tradeshows, including InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. Epson will demonstrate a mapping display using Dataton WATCHOUT™ software and WATCHMAX servers at InfoComm from June 8-10 in its booth, #C6333. In addition, Dataton will use Epson's large venue projectors to demonstrate mapping capabilities in its booth, #N547.
"We are excited to work with Dataton and Show Sage to demonstrate the incredible displays you can create using projection mapping," said Phong Phanel, product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. "These joint efforts combine two industry leading companies to captivate and inspire users, showcasing the outstanding performance and reliability that can be attained by combining Dataton mapping solutions and Epson projector technology."
In addition to demonstration activities at InfoComm, Dataton and Show Sage will participate in the Epson Integrator Certification (EIC) program starting in August. Designed for consultants, Pro AV professionals and decision makers to see the latest and greatest in projection technology, the EIC events will showcase a mapping solution using Dataton WATCHOUT software, WATCHMAX servers and WATCHPAX media players, along with a 45-minute breakout session. In addition, Dataton and Show Sage will offer full-day Dataton Academy trainings and certifications at select EIC events. Open to any Epson dealer or end-user, this one-day session is a hands-on training focused on programming and mapping using 3D models. Attendees will be awarded with a Dataton Academy Certification upon completion.
"WATCHOUT and Dataton's media server solutions are by far the easiest, fastest and most reliable way to create spectacular presentations – from the smallest conference gig all the way to mapping the most famous buildings in the world," said Lars Sandlund, chief operating officer, Dataton. "Combining this technology with Epson's advanced large venue projector series allows us to showcase the capabilities of Dataton using bright projectors that provide outstanding image quality, reliability and flexibility for mapping displays."
"We are committed to helping customers create stunning immersive displays that illustrate stories in dramatic and engaging ways," said James Testa, president and owner, Show Sage. "Through this collaboration we will be able to bring together Dataton and Show Sage solutions with Epson large venue projectors to help Epson dealers and end-users create magic and present stunning results through the use of visual technology."
For more information about Epson's large venue projectors ideal for mapping displays, visit www.epson.com/largevenue. For more information about Dataton, visit www.dataton.com. For more information about Show Sage, visit www.showsage.com.
Founded in 1973, Swedish show control developer and manufacturer, Dataton serves core markets in multi-media entertainment, visitor attractions, digital signage, scenography, event production and corporate AV. The company's flagship product is the award-winning Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display production and presentation system. Fully scalable, software-based and requiring no proprietary hardware, WATCHOUT orchestrates still images, animations, graphics, video, sound and live feeds into a single impressive show across multiple display areas, either soft-edge blended or scattered. Dataton also offers the WATCHMAX and WATCHPAX range of media server solutions. Research and development facilities are located in Linköping, Sweden, and Dataton has worldwide representation through an established partner network.
About Show Sage
For 16 years, Show Sage has been offering extraordinary expertise, creativity, and visual technology for major presentations, live events, film and TV production, and permanent installations. Specialties include wide-screen, multi-display and interactive audiovisual configurations based on leading technologies such as Dataton's WATCHOUT and WATCHPAX products. Show Sage is North America's only Dataton Premium Partner, part of a select group of global experts.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.
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