Epson to Showcase Larger-than-Life Home Entertainment at CE Week 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Epson (CE Week Line Shows & Exhibits Demo Room #5)

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

Who:

Epson America – the number one selling projector brand worldwide1



What:

Epson and its partners will showcase a high-performance projector, screen and audio system (available for under $7,000) at CE Week Line 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:  




  • Big 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.

  • Up to 3X Brighter Colors with Epson2:  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 brightness3 and 2,400 lumens of white brightness3, 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.

  • Black 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.

When:

Exhibits are open Wednesday, June 26, through Thursday, June 27. The 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.



Where:

Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman Building; Demo Room #5.  Also join the conversation by following @EpsonAmerica and @SIScreens and using the #CEWEEK hashtag.



Why:

Epson is committed to the home entertainment industry and its partners, 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.



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