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New Epson BrightLink Bundle Makes Tabletops Interactive for Educators and Creative Professionals

BrightLink 455Wi-T Combines BrightLink Interactive Projector and Table Mount to Provide Added Flexibility for Creating Ideal Learning Environment

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 7, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the BrightLink™ 455Wi-T, a bundle combining the Epson® BrightLink 455Wi interactive projector and a table mount from Copernicus Education Products, to turn almost any tabletop into an interactive learning area. With the included table mount, the BrightLink 455Wi creates an interactive space up to 60-inches diagonal and allows for collaborative working environments or interactive lessons, while providing greater accessibility for younger users or people using wheelchairs.

“The BrightLink 455Wi projector and table mount bundle offers an easy and affordable way to bring collaboration and flexibility to users working in a variety of applications ranging from hospitality and design to student-centered, project-based learning,? said Claudine Wolas-Shiva, senior product manager, Epson America, Inc. “As the use of interactive tables continues to grow, the BrightLink 455Wi-T provides a cost effective solution compared to the many specialized monitors and tables available today, while providing a larger workspace.?

The BrightLink 455Wi-T high-performance projector + pen combination integrates interactive functionality in one machine. The interactive projector is an ultra-short throw solution and offers users image size flexibility and multiple options to project onto a whiteboard, wall, table, or other smooth, light-colored, hard surface. BrightLink offers installation flexibility by providing a wide range of XGA and WXGA usable interactive areas, and features 2,500 lumens color and white light output2 and native WXGA resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) for full compatibility with widescreen notebooks and visual content.

Availability

The Epson BrightLink 455Wi-T is currently available for an estimated street price of $2,199* ($1,699 for Brighter Futures) through select dealers on a state-by-state basis. It is also offered with RM Easiteach through Brighter Futures for $1,799. In addition, current BrightLink 455Wi customers can purchase the Copernicus table mount separately from Epson for $189* ($129 for Brighter Futures). For more information, visit www.epson.com/brightlink.

Epson’s Brighter Futures® program, a unique sales and support initiative available specifically for schools, is 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.

About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a wide lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 75,000 employees in 100 countries around the world. Epson is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria, for the third year in a row. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and (http://twitter.com/EpsonEducation) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

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* Estimated street price. Actual prices may vary.

1 Based upon Q1 2011 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates.
2 White and color light output will vary depending on mode selected. White light output measured using ISO 21118 standard.
Note: Epson is a registered trademark and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. BrightLink is a trademark and Brighter Futures is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

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