EPSON AT IFA 2012 TRADE SHOW

31 August - 5 September
Epson at IFA 2012 Press Information

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Press Information

News
  • IFA: Epson president says crisis driving tech innovation
    31.08.2012

    Mr. Minoru Usui, President of the Seiko Epson Corporation opened the 2012 edition of IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics trade fair, by outlining his vision for growth in the technology sector.

  • Epson offers IFA visitors a chance to take on Manchester United stars at their own game
    31.08.2012

    If you are a gaming enthusiast then you can’t afford to miss Epson’s stand (hall 21/103) at this year’s IFA event. Not only will you be able to experience playing your favourite games on the big screen using the company’s newest projectors, but you could win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Manchester to play the latest football video game against some of the world’s most famous football players.

  • Epson promises better home and mobile printing for everyone
    23.08.2012

    Responding to consumer demand for improved home text and photo prints, Epson has launched its Expression Home range – a series of compact models that deliver both high-quality, glossy photos and crisp, clear text. The Epson Expression Home Small-in-One inkjet printers are Epson’s smallest ever all-in-ones –and the Expression Home XP-30 is Epson’s smallest ever single-function A4 printer. All models use a new Claria Home Ink set, and deliver flexible mobile printing.

  • Epson announces new brand name for home printers
    31.08.2012

    After 20 years of service in the home printing market, Epson has announced that it will be ‘retiring’ the hugely successful Stylus printer name, and launching its new Expression brand. This series aims to reinforce Epson’s brand image worldwide and harmonise its home printer brand names across all markets, as part of its on-going strategy that was started with the introduction of the WorkForce brand name in 2011.

  • Dedicated photo printing at home
    23.08.2012

    Specially designed to deliver superior photo printing and packed full of features, Epson launches the Expression Photo XP-850 and XP-7501; ideal for photo enthusiasts who want a top-of-the-range A4 printer to showcase their photography skills.

  • Epson’s most versatile printers for outstanding photos and text documents
    23.08.2012

    Epson has launched a new range of compact home inkjet printers, packed full of new features for more versatile home printing. The Expression Premium Series1 is ideal for busy households who want the ultimate in home photo and document printing.

  • Epson: World Leader in Projection Technologies

    The projection of images has excited human curiosity for many hundreds of years. References date back to the 5th Century China when the first experiments with pinhole image formation occurred. Fast forward to the 17th century and the arrival of the ‘Magic Lantern’, a precursor of the film projectors that led to the development of the 1900s cinema industry. But the biggest revolution was yet to come - high quality cinema projection in the home.

  • Epson announces its most advanced Full HD 3D projectors
    31.08.2012

    Epson announces the EH- TW9100W, EH-TW9100 and EH-TW8100 – three top-of-the range, Full HD 3D projectors for film enthusiasts. Offering the ultimate home cinema experience, the range is packed with the latest technology.

  • Epson makes Full HD, 3D home cinema affordable
    31.08.2012

    Epson announces the EH- TW6100W, EH-TW6100 and EH-TW5910: a range of Full HD projectors offering an immersive 3D experience for film enthusiasts, sports lovers and gamers. Affordable and easy to use, yet packed with the latest technology.

  • Epson announces portable 3D projector for gamers
    31.08.2012

    Epson announces the EH- TW550 – an affordable, portable, 720p, HD- Ready 3D projector. Ideal for gamers.

  • Epson makes 3D home entertainment portable
    31.08.2012

    Epson announces the EH- TW550 – an affordable, lightweight, 720p, HD- Ready 3D projector that’s easy to carry between rooms or locations. Ideal for all-round family home entertainment, such as watching sport, TV and films, and playing games.

Background
  • Epson: Better Products for a Better Future

    Epson has a long-standing commitment to the environment and local communities in which it operates. We take it as our mission to provide customer value by using compact, energy-saving, high- precision technologies to reduce environmental impacts across all areas of operations, from products and services to sales and manufacturing activities. And from a manufacturing perspective, Epson is dedicated to a sustainable society.

  • Epson: Company History and Milestones

    The Seiko Epson Corporation is part of the Seiko Group, along with Seiko Corporation and Seiko Instruments Inc. It was established in 1942 as Daiwa Kogyo Ltd., a manufacturer of watch parts, in Suwa, Nagano where it still has its headquarters. In 1943, Daini Seikosha Co. Ltd. (currently Seiko Instruments) established a factory in Suwa to manufacture Seiko watches with Daiwa Kogyo Ltd. In 1959 Daiwa Kogyo merged with Daiwa Seikosh’s Suwa plant to form Suwa Seikosha Co. Ltd., whose focus was developing time piece technologies. It established a subsidiary company, Shinshu Seiki Co. Ltd. in 1961 to supply precision parts for Seiko watches.

  • European Press Contacts

    Useful press contacts for Epson Europe.

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Becoming Indispensable in a Changing World (Challenges facing a technology company)

In his keynote address, Epson president Minoru Usui looks at the challenges facing technology companies in a rapidly changing world. He discusses the roots of Japanese technology, and how the core beliefs underpinning technology companies have been shaken by recent events. Usui goes on to explain how his experience as an engineer has shaped his philosophy as a corporate executive. He will finish by describing his efforts to change Epson while remaining true to the company’s values, and his vision of implementing a new technological revolution.

The speech will give an insight into the thinking of a Japanese CEO, and will offer hints as how technology can be refined and used for the benefit of society.

Products for IFA 2012

Come and see the very latest products and innovations from Epson the worlds #1 projector manufacturer and one of the leading consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturers.

IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited - Berlin, 31.8. - 5.9.2012

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The world’s favourite projectors
Why Buy Epson?

Epson projectors lead the market with innovative technology, high quality and performance. That’s why Epson has been the world’s number one projector manufacturer since 2001.¹

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¹Source: FutureSource Consulting, 2010.

Spot light on the president
Play Video

Becoming Indispensable in a Changing World (Challenges facing a technology company)

In his keynote address, Epson president Minoru Usui looks at the challenges facing technology companies in a rapidly changing world. He discusses the roots of Japanese technology, and how the core beliefs underpinning technology companies have been shaken by recent events. Usui goes on to explain how his experience as an engineer has shaped his philosophy as a corporate executive. He will finish by describing his efforts to change Epson while remaining true to the company’s values, and his vision of implementing a new technological revolution.

The speech will give an insight into the thinking of a Japanese CEO, and will offer hints as how technology can be refined and used for the benefit of society.

What's on at the booth

Ultra high-end 3D home cinema
Living room high-end 3D home cinema
Gaming 2D & 3D demonstration and competition zone

Epson offers two lucky IFA visitors the ultimate gaming experience – play a top football video game against some of the world’s best footballers.

On 1 September, Epson launches its campaign to find Europe’s ultimate football video gamer. At IFA, the company is giving two lucky visitors a chance to win a trip to Manchester to compete in the Epson Gaming Challenge Grand Final, where they will battle it out to be crowned Europe’s best gamer. But that’s not all, the winners will also meet, and have the opportunity to play the latest EA SPORTS football video game with, some of Manchester United’s first team players.

Visitors to IFA on Saturday, 1 September, and Sunday, 2 September, simply have to register their details at the Epson stand for a chance to compete in the Epson Gaming Challenge.

Static display area for projectors and printers

Products for IFA 2012

Come and see the very latest products and innovations from Epson the worlds #1 projector manufacturer and one of the leading consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturers.

IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited - Berlin, 31.8. - 5.9.2012

Home Cinema

Epson EH-TW9100W
Powerful Full HD 3D movies
Epson EH-TW9100W

A new dimension for home cinema with wireless Full HD picture quality and bright, clear images

Epson EH-TW6100W
Big screen experiences
Epson EH-TW6100W

Wireless Full HD cinematic experiences for bright, high definition 2D and 3D home cinema, gaming and sports, with one pair of RF 3D glasses

Epson EH-TW8100
Powerful Full HD 3D movies
Epson EH-TW8100

A new dimension for home cinema with Full HD picture quality and bright, clear images

Home Entertainment

Epson MG‑850HD
iPod, iPhone and iPad projector
Epson MG‑850HD

The 3LCD HD-Ready projector that allows you to watch and share music, videos and photos directly from your iPod, iPhone and iPad.

Epson Moverio BT‑100
Transparent multimedia glasses
Epson Moverio BT‑100

Watch movies, browse the internet and listen to music any time, anywhere.

Gaming

Epson EH-TW480
Portable HD-Ready projector
Epson EH-TW480

The perfect portable companion for video games, movies and sports that is both easy to use and affordable.

Epson EH-TW550
Gaming on the big screen
Epson EH-TW550

The portable home entertainment projector that delivers in-depth gaming graphics and bright 3D cinematic experiences.

Epson EH-TW6100
Big screen experiences
Epson EH-TW6100

Full HD cinematic experiences for bright, high definition 2D and 3D home cinema, gaming and sports, with one pair of RF 3D glasses.

Retail Products - Mobility with Epson Connect

Epson Expression
Home XP-405
Touch panel Small-In-One with Wi-Fi
Epson Expression Home XP-405

Full HD cinematic experiences for bright, high definition 2D and 3D home cinema, gaming and sports, with one pair of RF 3D glasses.

Epson Expression
Home XP-305
Wi-Fi Small-In-One with LCD screen
Epson Expression Home XP-305

Printer, scanner and copier with LCD screen, user-friendly Wi-Fi, mobile printing and email print.

Epson Expression Premium XP-605
Compact and versatile
Epson Expression Premium XP-605

Ultra compact and versatile Wi-Fi all-in-one for glossy photos and crisp, clear text documents and 6.3cm LCD screen.

Epson Expression Premium XP-700
Compact and versatile
Epson Expression Premium XP-700

Ultra compact and versatile Wi-Fi all-in-one for glossy photos and crisp, clear text documents with 8.8cm touch screen.

Retail Products - Small Office / Home Office

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4535 DWF
Faster than a laser; half the cost
Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4535 DWF

A high-performance business 4-in-1 with Wi-Fi that saves time and money when compared to laser printing.

Epson WorkForce WF-7525
A3+ business all-in-one with duplex
Epson WorkForce WF-7525

One of the only true A3+ multifunction printers on the market with duplex and dual paper trays, designed for small businesses and home offices.

Stage Plan

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Product Video

Epson MG-850HD

Epson Moverio BT-100

Epson EH-TW480

Epson Expression Home XP-405

Epson Expression Home XP-305

Epson Expression Premium XP-605

Epson Expression Premium XP-700

Epson Expression Premium XP-750

Epson Expression Premium XP-850

Epson WorkForce Pro WP-4535 DWF