LONG BEACH, Calif. – Nov. 10, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, has won two Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. Both the DC-21 document camera and the PowerLite® 97H projector were selected as winners by a panel of judges in the New Products category. The award program, now in its 34th year, honors both new and upgraded innovative software, hardware, network, app, and web products that have proven to be helpful educator tools. To view the entire list of this year’s winners, click here.
The DC-21 document camera enables educators to create engaging lessons for students using multimedia objects such as books, pictures, 3D objects, and more. Its advanced features – HD 1080p resolution, large imaging sensor, 12x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom, microscope adapter, and audio and video recording capabilities – give teachers the flexibility to explore more during their lessons while providing students with high-quality images and audio.
The PowerLite 97H is part of a suite of easy-to-use projectors that have a lamp life up to 10,000 hours1 to help teachers engage with students and deliver dynamic lessons. The PowerLite 97H offers 2,700 lumens of color brightness and 2,700 lumens of white brightness2, XGA resolution, two HDMI ports for enriched high definition viewing, a built-in 16-watt speaker, and a microphone input. It alsooffers Multi PC Projection with Moderator device management software3 enabling teachers to wirelessly connect up to 50 devices and share4 students’ work from up to four device screens simultaneously, including computers, Chromebooks and iOS® and Android™ tablets and phones.
“The judges reviewing the entries actually reviewed the DC-21 and the PowerLite 97H together,” said Jason Meyer, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “Coupling our best document camera with a one of our high-quality classroom projectors showed the judges how easy, yet powerful, this technology can be in the classroom.”
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.
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 73,000 employees in 91 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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1 ECO Mode is up to 10,000 hours. Normal Mode is up to 5000 hours. Lamp life will vary depending upon mode selected, environmental conditions and usage. Lamp brightness decreases over time.
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. Moderator feature is part of EasyMP
3® Multi-PC Projection software.
4 Check your owner’s manual to determine if a wireless LAN module must be purchased separately to enable wireless connection on your Epson projector. Epson projectors can be networked either through the Ethernet port on the projector (check model specifications for availability) or via a wireless connection. Not all Epson projectors are able to be networked. Availability varies depending on model.
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