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Epson launches new compact, versatile, high lumen laser projectors
New EB-PU1000 and EB-PU2010 Series designed for corporate, higher education, visitor attractions and signage markets
SYDNEY, 4 August 2021 – Epson has launched six new compact and lightweight 3LCD laser projectors ranging from 7,000 to 10,000 lumens1. The new EB-PU1007W, EB-PU1007B, EB-PU1008W, EB-PU1008B, EB-PU2010W and EB-PU2010B models are interchangeable lens projectors that pair seamlessly with Epson’s existing lens family to deliver bright, true-to-life images for corporate, higher education, visitor attractions, and signage applications.
Building on the success of Epson’s extensive high lumen displays, the new projectors bring end users more versatility and flexibility for a wide range of installations. They also pack helpful installation tools in a compact, lightweight design to deliver large-scale, extremely bright displays for single or multi-projector setups.
Comprised of 7K, 8.5K and 10K lumen1 projectors, the new models come equipped with advanced installation features, WUXGA resolution with 4K enhancement and support Epson’s software for content management and remote monitoring and control.
Plus, the new projectors are powered by a virtually maintenance-free, 20,000-hour laser light source with no lamps to replace2 and feature a built-in media player with network content upload.
• New Up to 10,000 Lumens1 – Deliver captivating images in virtually any venue
• Laser Light Source2 – Experience astonishing quality and reliability
• Up to 3x Brighter Colour and Reliable Performance – 3LCD, 3-chip technology
• 2,500,000:1 Contrast Ratio – For lifelike images and remarkable detail in dark scenes
• 4K Enhancement – Go beyond High Definition with 4K enhancement and native WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution for presentations, videos, digital signage and more
• New High Dynamic Range – Faithfully reproduce HDR content for an exceptional visual performance
• New Gamma Correction – Automatically adjusts the image based on scene images frame by frame for optimum contrast
• New NFC feature & NEW Epson Configuration Tool App – Collect essential projector information by simply tapping a mobile phone on the back of projector
• New High-Performance Options – External high capacity air filter ELPAF63 and light weight ceiling mount ELPMB67 and extension pole ELPFP15
• New External Camera – ELPEC01 automatically calibrates image with Epson Professional Tool software
• New SDI In & Out – Daisy chain ability allows the simplest stacking without requiring an additional PC or a splitter (SDI connectivity is only available on EB-PU2010B/W)
• New Art-net Support – Synchronise image brightness with the stage and theatre lighting effects.
• Professional Tool – Efficiently setup multiple projectors straight out of the box with new large venue application software
• Colour Uniformity – Keep images consistent and maintenance to a minimum with automatic colour correction (automatic calibration is supported only with ELPEC01)
• Edge Blending – Combine multiple individual images to create one seamless giant image
• Wireless LAN Enterprise Security – Connect projectors in a secure wireless network environment
• HDBaseT – Transmit Full HD video and audio, Ethernet and Serial communication through a single CAT 5/6 cable that can be extended up to 100m
• 360° Installation – Install on any plane, from horizontal to vertical and everything in-between
• Powered Lens Shift, Zoom and Focus – Project perfectly uniform images with a new stepping motor and store up to 10 lens settings
• Eleven Optional Lenses3 – Choose the ideal powered lens for your venue from a wide range including ultra-short throw and long throw
• Content Playback – Create engaging digital experiences with Epson content management software and playback contents saved on USB drive.
• 5 Years Projector Warranty4 – A class leading 20,000 hour or 5 year warranty
The white EB-PU1007W (7,000 lumens), EB-PU1008W (8,500 lumens), and EB-PU2010W (10,000 lumens) and black EB-PU1007B (7,000 lumens), EB-PU1008B (8,500 lumens) and EB-PU2010B (10,000 lumens) are available in Australia now.
For additional information on these new projectors including where to buy them go to: https://www.epson.com.au/products/Large-Venue-Projectors-PU-Series/?groupid=176&grouptypeid=29
The new PU1008W projector
Epson launches RapidReceipt RR-600W for small and home offices
New RapidReceipt RR-600W scanner and software solutions help digitise, organise and manage receipts, invoices and documents
SYDNEY, 3 August 2021 – To help ease the burden on small businesses, gig workers and consumers, Epson has launched the new RapidReceipt® RR-600W fast, easy and smart receipt and document scanning solution.
There is no denying how organising and managing financial information can be overwhelming, especially with the sheer amount of receipts, invoices, expenses, and critical paperwork that most small and home offices accumulate. It is very easy for documents to pile up, and the arduous task of manually processing each one can be time-consuming and cumbersome. The result is often data-entry errors and the risk of lost data, ultimately costing businesses valuable time and money.
RapidReceipt is the only solution in the market specifically designed for organising and managing receipts and invoices. Perfect for small business owners, office managers, road warriors, field-based workers, consultants and gig economy workers who often wear multiple hats and are short on time and resources. RapidReceipt with receipt and invoice management software is a simple, cost-effective and time-saving financial management solution.
With Epson’s leading technology and success in the scanning market, the company focused its expertise on delivering a unique scanning solution to help alleviate their common pain points. Developed with very small and nimble businesses in mind, RapidReceipt is the ultimate organised digital filing cabinet that enables easy financial document management of all types of information with incredible efficiency.
The RapidReceipt scanner includes Epson ScanSmart® Accounting Edition software, which converts stacks of unorganised receipts and invoices into actionable digital data. Small business owners and consumers can finally say goodbye to manually entering data because RapidReceipt software accurately extracts and organises data from receipts and invoices, and seamlessly integrates into Excel® spreadsheets or third-party applications such as MYOB®, XERO®, and more. Users can also scan directly to cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive™ and OneDrive.1
A well-planned organising system can make financial management much easier, so Epson engineered RapidReceipt scanners with speed, image quality, efficiency, and low cost in mind. The RapidReceipt RR-600W wireless, desktop scanner is built for productivity, capturing both sides of a document in one pass with blazing speeds as fast as 35 ppm/70 ipm.2
It features a robust 100-page Auto Document Feeder accommodating stacks of paper of varying sizes and includes an intuitive 4.3″ touchscreen and convenient USB port so users can scan directly to a USB memory drive without a computer.
The RR-600W also includes a TWAIN driver for easy integration to most document management software and includes Kofax® Power PDF® for Windows® and PDF Converter for Mac® to allow users to simply create searchable and editable PDFs, at no extra cost.
With NewSoft® Presto! BizCard® software included with the RapidReceipt RR-600W, users can easily scan business cards and manage contact information.
Epson scanners deliver amazing image quality and intelligent image adjustments with automatic cropping, blank page deletion, background removal, dirt detection, paper skew correction, and staple protection capabilities so users can scan worry-free.
The Epson RapidReceipt RR-600W desktop scanner is available now for an RRP of AUD$699 from Epson Australia by going to: https://www.epson.com.au/rapidreceipt/ and from all authorised Epson resellers.
1. Internet connection required for some applications.
2. Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in Black-and-White, Grayscale or Colour Mode, using the USB interface.
The new Epson RapidReceipt RR-600W desktop scanner
Media Release: Monday 2 August, 2021
Foxtel Group and Amazon Prime Video announce landmark local deal
New agreement accelerates Foxtel’s streaming aggregation strategy bringing Amazon Prime Video to set top boxes of more than 2 million Australians
The Foxtel Group and Amazon Prime Video today announced a significant agreement to integrate the Prime Video app into Foxtel set-tops by the end of 2021, accelerating its streaming aggregation strategy to bring together the best of TV, live and on-demand, all in one place.
The new partnership will enable all Foxtel customers with a Prime membership and on iQ3, iQ4 set top boxes, or Foxtel’s soon to launch iQ5, to access the vast collection of movies and TV shows available on Prime Video, all via the touch of a button on their remote control.
This includes acclaimed Australian Amazon Original series such as Luxe Listings Sydney, Making Their Mark and The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team and the upcoming Back to the Rafters, as well as other Amazon Original hit movies includingThe Tomorrow War starring Chris Pratt, Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse with Michael B Jordan and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
The deal will see the Amazon Prime Video app added to Foxtel’s vast content offering of more than 16,000 hours of movies and TV shows, along with access to other popular streaming apps, including Netflix, ABC iview, SBS on Demand and YouTube.
Patrick Delany, Foxtel Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “This agreement is a significant milestone in our transformation strategy, bringing another entertainment powerhouse to our Foxtel customers and giving them convenient access to even more world-class entertainment.”
“It accelerates our strategy for Foxtel to be an aggregator of the world’s best streaming content, adding to the apps we already have on Foxtel set-tops including Netflix, ABC iView, SBS On Demand and YouTube.”
Hushidar Kharas, Head of Amazon Prime Video Australia, said: “As a customer obsessed company, we are always looking for new ways to be more accessible to our customers. By distributing with leading subscription television services like Foxtel, Prime Video’s content will be even more accessible to entertainment hungry Australians, and give them greater access to watch new releases such as the upcoming Amazon Exclusive series Nine Perfect Strangers and the Australian Amazon Original Series Back to the Rafters. This launch will also allow more of our customers to access the Prime Video Store and rent or buy their favourite new release and classic movies via the Foxtel set-tops.”
Together with other agreements completed by the Foxtel Group in the past 18 months, the integration of the Amazon Prime Video app will add to the extensive content offering already available to Foxtel subscribers, including drama, movies, lifestyle and documentaries from Warner Bros., HBO, HBO Max, Sony, NBCU and the BBC, as well as Foxtel Originals and the best in Australian and international sport.
SYDNEY, 29 July 2021 – Epson and its subsidiary, Epson X Investment Corporation has invested in – through the EP-GB Investment Limited Partnership in which both companies invest – the startup company SiLC Technologies, Inc. that develops and sells on-chip LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) modules that measure the distance to surrounding objects and their speed.
SiLC Technologies was established by a group of professionals with more than 20 years of experience in the silicon photonics industry and is currently developing on-chip LiDAR using silicon photonics technology.
LiDAR emits laser waves that hit surrounding objects and detects the reflected laser waves to measure the distance to surrounding objects and their speed, and this technology is expected to be applied in self-driving cars and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). Additionally, LiDAR, which uses FMCW (Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave) is superior to the conventional ToF (Time of Flight) method in terms of detection range and power consumption.
SiLC Technologies’ on-chip LiDAR uses FMCW and is very competitive in terms of sensor performance, IC chip integration, and manufacturing know-how. This technology is expected to be applied in various industries in the future, such as CCTVs, industrial robots, self-driving cars as well as ADAS, and AR/VR wearable consumer devices.
Epson hopes that the symbiosis between Epson’s sensors – that can detect the movement, posture, and geolocation of people and objects – and SiLC Technologies’ LiDAR technology will increase their market value in high growth industries like car manufacturing and robotics, apart from exploring new application domains through the synergy of various core technologies.
About Epson X Investment
Epson X (Cross) Investment Corporation is a CVC (Corporate Venture Capital) that is 100% owned by Epson. With Global Brain Corporation—an independent venture capital that is adept at CVC management—as a general partner, they have formed a Fund (EP-GB Investment Limited Partnership) to conduct investment.
For more on Epson X go to: https://www.epson-exi.com