Epson’s DC-21 Document Camera Wins a 2017 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award for the Classroom from Learning® Magazine
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 8, 2016 – Epson’s DC-21 document camera has won a Learning®Magazine 2017 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award (TCA) for the Classroom. The DC-21’s advanced features – HD 1080p resolution, large imaging sensor, 12x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom, microscope adapter and audio and video recording capabilities – allow educators to easily create engaging lessons that explore multimedia objects with astounding clarity and color.
Established in 1994, the Teachers’ Choice Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products. Each year, a nationwide panel of teacher-judges evaluates books, classroom supplies, educational games, software, websites, and more and then awards those with the best quality, instructional value, ease-of-use, and innovation.
“The DC-21’s flexibility offers unlimited possibilities for exploring more hands-on lessons in the classroom,” said Veronika Knight, product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “Winning a Teachers’ Choice Award is an honor and it supports the innovations we make in our products.”
More about the DC-21
The DC-21 document camera offers several advanced features to aid classroom learning, including:
-Bright and Detailed Images: A large, highly-efficient imaging sensor captures more light per pixel to deliver bright images with high quality; 10x digital zoom and 12x optical zoom offers extraordinary close-up detail
-Flexible Teaching Tools: Camera rotates 90 degrees vertically and horizontally so it can also be used as a webcam to capture classroom activities or for videoconferencing; capture, store and present images with an SD card1 or computer; 30 fps for ultra smooth video performance
-Large Capture Area: Makes it easy to display two full pages; Split Screen function allows for displaying live and captured images side-by-side, ideal for comparing before and after photos
-Portable and Durable Design: Compact design is ideal for space-constrained classrooms and robust metal arm offers durability; Kensington® lock support, built-in security bar and mounting holes offer added peace of mind
-Auto-Select Resolution: Automatically detects the native aspect ratio of connected Epson projectors and selects the correct output resolution to match; can display 1080p, 720p, SXGA, WXGA and XGA resolutions
As a leader in innovation and partnership, Epson also offers the Brighter Futures® program, a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools. 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.
Designed with educator input, Epson’s advanced interactive display and projector technologies make bright, collaborative learning environments a reality. Compatible with a wide range of devices and widely-used interactive software, Epson projectors make it easy for teachers to share content to engage students, no matter where they sit in the classroom. Epson’s unmatched technology, service and support ensure educators are confident that high quality, bright images and multimedia are available in the classroom every day.
Availability, Pricing and Support
The Epson DC-21 is available for $499* through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, distribution, Epson.com and the Brighter Futures program. Epson’s document cameras come with a two-year limited warranty (three years 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 Road Service replacement program that includes product exchange in one business day with paid shipping. For additional information, visit www.epson.com/documentcameras.
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.
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* Brighter Futures pricing
1 SD card not included.
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