Projectors receive 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence and District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products Awards honors
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Feb. 24, 2015 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, was recognized by both the 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence and District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products Awards. The Epson BrightLink® 595Wi and Epson PowerLite® 570 projectors were selected as best New Products by Tech & Learning and the Epson BrightLink® interactive projector was named a winner of District Administration’s award.
For more than 30 years, the 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence program has been honoring outstanding education technology products including software, hardware, network and web solutions, as well as those that add significant enhancements to proven education tools. Over 150 products enter into this prestigious program to be judged by qualified educators and the Tech & Learning editorial team.
District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products is an annual awards program that alerts superintendents and other senior school leaders to the best products helping districts excel. A record-breaking year, more than 2,400 unique nominations were submitted to District Administration’s editorial board.
“We’re honored to have won the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence and District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products Awards,” said Jason Meyer, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America, Inc. “Wins from this year further reinforce the robustness of our technology and its impact in the teaching and learning process. Epson will continue to offer powerful projectors and interactive solutions that support the classroom ecosystem and meet the needs of both teachers and students.”
Additional award victories garnered by Epson in 2014 include:
- Epson® DC-12 document camera, Learning® Magazine 2015 Teachers’ Choice SM Award for the Classroom
- Epson® PowerLite® 99W, received a 4 out of 5, Excellent rating from PCMag.com, Best in Classroom award from ProjectorReviews.com, and an EdTech Digest Award
- Epson BrightLink 595Wi, received a 4.5 out of 5, Editors’ Choice rating from PCMag.com and a Hot Product Award from ProjectorReviews.com
More about the BrightLink 595Wi
The Epson BrightLink 595Wi is the world's first touch-enabled 3LCD interactive projector. The ultra-short throw BrightLink 595Wi delivers 3,300 lumens of color brightness and 3,300 lumens of white brightness2 and features advanced connectivity options, PC-free interactivity capabilities, interactivity over the network, and more.
The BrightLink 595Wi is equipped with an external module that mounts directly to a wall or existing whiteboard enabling finger touch control and annotations. It supports gestures3, up to six fingers at the same time, and dual-pen support. The BrightLink 595Wi projector also gives teachers more control with the built-in Moderator device management software, allowing up to 50 computers, tablets and other handheld devices to be connected via the network for ultimate classroom collaboration.
More about the PowerLite 570
Specifically designed for K-12 classrooms, the Epson PowerLite 570 ultra-short throw projector delivers bright and colorful images, powerful connectivity, and unique collaboration options for bring your own device (BYOD) and one-to-one classrooms. Offering Moderator device management software, the PowerLite 570 projector allows teachers to wirelessly connect up to 50 devices and share students’ work from up to four device screens simultaneously, including computers and iOS® and Android™ tablets and phones. For enriched high definition viewing capabilities, the Epson PowerLite 570 also includes two HDMI ports, one with MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) support for connecting multiple digital devices.
More about the DC-12 document camera
The DC-12 document camera is a classroom imaging solution designed to help educators deliver engaging lessons and enhance the learning experience. With HD image quality and HDMI connectivity to deliver sharp text and bright, colorful images, the DC-12 is a valuable and easy-to-use tool that can be utilized for a wide range of learning applications, in turn creating a large impact in the classroom environment.
More about the PowerLite 99W
This PowerLite series projector features impressive audio and a range of networking choices including RJ-45 or optional wireless (sold separately), as well as HDMI connectivity for exceptional image quality for bright, vivid lessons. And, as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becomes more commonplace, Epson has incorporated new Moderator software into these projectors, which allows teachers to present up to four different device screens to the class enabling ultimate collaboration. Administrators can also manage up to 1,024 Epson networked projectors using the included EasyMP® software or Crestron RoomView™, saving time and money.
More about Epson’s Projectors
Epson 3LCD projectors deliver three times brighter colors than leading competitive projectors4. Additional convenient and advanced features for educators include:
- BYOD Collaboration: Moderator device management software allows teachers to wirelessly share and compare students’ work from multiple devices, simultaneously5
- Epson iProjection™: Leveraging the Epson iProjection™ app, teachers can present from most iOS Apple devices running iOS 4.2 or later, including the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, and mos