Epson SEA projectors and large format printers win iF Design Award 2021 – Manila Bulletin

Seiko Epson Corporation is proud to announce that its printers and projectors have been named winners of the iF Design Award 2021 by Hanover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH.

Established in 1953, the iF Design Award is recognized around the world as one of the most prestigious awards for excellence in the design of innovative industrial products. Products are assessed on the basis of a wide range of criteria, including practicability, workmanship, consideration of environmental standards, degree of workmanship and innovation, functionality, usability, safety, aesthetic and universal design. This year’s winners were selected from 10,000 nominations from 52 countries and regions by a 98-member jury made up of experts from around the world.

Details of award-winning Epson products:

  • Professional Photo Printers (SC-P900 / SC-P906 / SC-P700 / SC-P706)

(The equivalent models available in Southeast Asia are SC-P703 and SC-P903)

These high-quality photographic inkjet printers supporting A2 extra and A3 extra sizes achieve exceptional compact size with exceptional expressive power for professional photographers and photo enthusiasts alike. After ten years, we overhauled image quality, unit size, exterior design and usability to create flagship models capable of leading a new era of photographic production.

  • Large Format Printers (R5000 / R5000L, SCR5070 / SCR5070L)

(The equivalent models available in Southeast Asia are SC-R5030 and SC-R5030L)

These are Epson’s first resin ink printers for major retailers. Equipped with precise media management developed for previous models and technology for exceptional print quality, they offer improved environmental performance and productivity. For exceptional environmental performance, Epson used an aqueous resin ink containing a low volatile organic compound (VOC) and reduced waste by around 80% by using high capacity ink packs instead of ink cartridges. ink. For higher productivity, resin ink not only provides excellent print quality with a wide color gamut, but dries quickly, to deliver output in a short time. This ink also enjoys excellent media compatibility and supports a wide range of media other than PVC. Using two sets of high capacity ink packs allows for hot swaps and continuous operation.

A large transparent window and LED lighting allow users to quickly check prints. A resin exterior is used for safe operation of the manually operated parts, and a fully open front cover is used for ease of maintenance. By reducing the frequency of replacement and using two sets of high-capacity ink packs, Epson enables hot-swapping of ink, avoiding downtime and reducing operator workload.

  • Mini Smart Laser Projector (EF-12)

Millennials and Gen Zs are especially prone to watching movies and videos online, and the EF-12 was designed with them in mind. It is equipped with Android TV, so that users can easily watch videos as long as there is Wi-Fi, as they can with a smartphone. With many people favoring minimalism by keeping their homes simple and uncluttered, the clean and simple style of this projector makes it a fit for any decor, even when not in use. And when in use, it delivers a powerful video experience that belies its small size and light weight, with an image up to 150 inches and a 2.0-channel speaker.

  • Smart Laser Projection TV (EH-LS300B / EH-LS300W)

(The model available in Southeast Asia is EH-LS300B)

The EH-LS300 is a home projector equipped with an ultra short throw lens. You can easily create a home theater with a screen up to 120 inches by simply placing the projector in front of a wall. The laser light source produces 3,600 lumens so you can enjoy vivid images even in a bright living room. The 2.1 channel speaker system provides excellent sound quality and a realistic 3D surround experience, so there is no need to purchase a sound bar. The projector is intended for use in the living room but is portable and can be carried into a bedroom or set up outdoors for projection on an exterior wall. The bottom is rounded for easy transport.

  • Digital Signage Projectors (EB-L255F / EB-L250F / EB-L200W)

(The model available in Southeast Asia is EB-L200W)

These projectors can project crisp, vivid images in well-lit environments, such as meeting rooms and in-store displays. While previous models used a lamp light source that limits projection angles, this projector uses a laser light source, which sweeps away those limitations and allows it to be used even for things like spatial staging. and signage. The projector offers up to 4,500 lumens of brightness while being extremely compact, so it will be an understated presence in a store. The laser light source has a long lifespan, so it can be used safely even in applications where it is turned on for long periods of time.