Epson and ScanSource Partner to Provide Collaboration Solutions to Businesses

ScanSource Communications to Distribute Epson BrightLink Pro 1410Wi to Drive Unified Communication Solutions for Business

Apr 15, 2014, 13:38 ET from Epson

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced an agreement with ScanSource, Inc., the leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, for the distribution of the BrightLink® Pro 1410Wi meeting room solution designed to support collaboration and increase productivity throughout organizations. A long-time distributor of Epson's point-of-sale (POS) products, ScanSource has added the BrightLink Pro to its portfolio to address the need for unified communication products in a range of markets, from small-to-medium sized business to corporate enterprises. The solution will be available through ScanSource Communications.

ScanSource delivers specialty technology products, including barcode, point-of-sale, communications and physical security solutions, as well as value-added services and support to its reseller partners. With unique collaborative features designed to enhance meeting room communication and productivity, including seamless compatibility with video conferencing equipment, the BrightLink Pro is an ideal addition to ScanSource's product portfolio.

"ScanSource Communications is committed to delivering the industry's leading solutions to our reseller partners, and we believe Epson BrightLink Pro will be a valuable addition to our line card," said Mark Morgan, vice president of sales, ScanSource Communications. "With BrightLink Pro, our partners will have access to a great room collaboration solution for conference or huddle rooms when bundled with a Chief mount or as an add-on to a Polycom video implementation. In addition, our ScanSource Services Group can provide implementation and configuration services for this solution, making installation easier for resellers."

The BrightLink Pro is a meeting room collaboration tool that increases productivity throughout an organization, turning whiteboards into digital whiteboards without a PC or software. Users can also project from a variety of sources including video conferencing equipment, computers and wireless mobile devices, annotate on an image, then share notes via save, email or print functions. Click here to find more about BrightLink Pro:

"Epson understands the need for unified communication for businesses and is dedicated to creating visually stunning, easy-to-use solutions that will increase the productivity of meetings," said Richard Miller, director, Projector Product Management, Epson America, Inc. "Through this partnership, ScanSource continues to offer specialized solutions to resellers and partners using Epson's innovative BrightLink Pro."

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1 Based upon Q4 2013 worldwide front projection market share estimates from PMA Research.
2 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 is a registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. BrightLink, is a registered 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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