Epson products are winning awards from prestigious education publications and organizations, and our products are receiving excellent reviews in the education press. Read the latest information here.
Epson's PowerLite Presenter was chosen to be teacher-tested at Wiley H. Bates Middle School. The reviewing teacher and her students really enjoyed the extremely large and clear images. The teacher felt that the Presenter's image quality enhanced the students' learning, and praised it for its ease of use, compactness, and portability.
Epson's DC-06 was reviewed in District Administration's article on document cameras. Functionality and portability are the main benefits of the DC-06 and were emphasized here. This document camera also folds into a small unit, captures XGA resolution, illuminates with its LED light, and is powered through a USB cable. Also mentioned was the potential for savings when bundled with select Epson projectors.
Projectors increase student attention and improve teacher effectiveness. The statistics behind this statement drove Northside Independent School District in San Antonio to choose Epson's PowerLite 83 for classrooms across the district. There were several factors that made the PowerLite 83 their top choice including its outstanding audio and performance standards, closed-captioning decoder, and the fact that it can easily be upgraded with new technology and software. The Epson PowerLite 83 has helped this rapidly expanding district boost their technology capabilities.
Epson's PowerLite Presenter is championed in this product review as an excellent mobile projector choice. The reviewer particularly enjoyed the HD projection and incredible widescreen viewing capabilities. In addition, set up is simple, the controls are easy to use, the Presenter supports a variety of input devices, and there's a built-in microphone.
Proclaiming Epson's BrightLink 450Wi as a "significant new development in interactive whiteboard technology" this article goes on to explain how BrightLink can make any surface interactive by detecting the pen as soon as it enters the light beam.
In its 'report card' from Multimedia & Internet@Schools Magazine, the Epson PowerLite Presenter was awarded a four star rating. The Presenter also received "A's" for all four analyzed categories: Installation, Content/Features, Ease of Use, and Product Support. This review praised the Presenter's overall design and its "extremely effective way of handling multimedia presentations." Additional reasons why this is such an excellent classroom projector are ease of use, excellent product support (especially for first-time buyers), and the flexibility of its features and functions. The review ended with the endorsement "...for all new purchases in any K-12 or other educational setting. Highly recommended."
Epson's new suite of projectors for the education market (PowerLite 84+, 85+, 825+, and 826+) is profiled in this issue of Tech & Learning. The article outlines the advanced features that this suite of projectors offers including plug-and-play connectivity, wireless capabilities, the option to send content over the IP network, and much more. The piece also explains how these four new projectors are teacher-friendly by including preset line and graph patterns, the flexibility to leverage widescreen notebooks or tablets, and powerful 10-watt built-in speakers.
Epson's BrightLink 450Wi was profiled in an article about interactive whiteboards. The article details the beneficial attributes of BrightLink, such as its ultra-short-throw capabilities, its 59-96 inch projection capabilities, and its ability to turn any wall into an interactive whiteboard. Also highlighted was the fact that BrightLink is a self-contained solution that can be obtained for half the price of the average interactive whiteboard.
The Epson PowerLite 1925W projector was featured in the publication's "New Products" section. The PowerLite 1925 was recognized for its 4000 lumens color/white light output and its integrated wireless networking capabilities, which enable presenters to connect a computer and transmit images, video and audio wirelessly to the projector without additional hardware.
The Epson AP-60 Sound Enhancement System was profiled with special mention of the system's ability to offer clear sound to every part of a classroom and its power to amplify a teacher’s voice and to project sound from a variety of sources, including iPods and MP3 players.
The Epson PowerLite Presenter was featured in the publication's "What's New" feature. The announcement highlighted the PowerLite Presenter’s integrated DVD player, two 10-watt virtual surround-sound speakers, microphone input, and closed captioning, along with its USB plug-and-play connectivity, a feature that allows quicker and easier setup and presentation of digital materials.
The Epson DC-10 document camera was featured in the magazine's "Best in Tech 2009" feature. Reviewer and educator Rojanne Brown noted, "[Teachers] share student work, display books, text, or objects for scientific study. Since video capture was not a high need, we found the Epson DC-10 right for the job, and a third of the cost of higher-end machines. My hope is that all of our teachers will use the document camera not just as a glorified overhead projector, but as a truly interactive educational tool.
Independent test results confirm that the Epson WorkForce 610 all-in-one printer is the world’s fastest all-in-one. This printer is 50% faster than the competition printing black text in default, single-sided mode, in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Compared to ink jet all-in-ones priced at $199 or less, as of September 2009, based on independent testing.
The Epson B-500DN printer received rave reviews for its low ink cost per page, automatic duplexer for additional paper-cost-savings, and fast print speeds. The printer was also cited for its networkable feature that enables sharing among many users and classrooms. In the same issue, the Epson AP-60 Projector Sound Solution was highlighted in "Product Showcase," for making sound enhancement easy and affordable. Ideal for virtually any learning environment, the Epson AP-60 features four speakers, 60 W of sound, infrared wireless microphone, connectivity and a remote control that also operates Epson projectors. In addition, it supports up to two IR microphones as well as other audio devices.
The new Epson PowerLite Presenter was featured in New Products for its all-in-one projection solution for schools that cannot afford multiple components. It combines WXGA resolution, 2500 lumens, 3LCD technology, with inputs for a DVD player, speaker system and microphone.
Recognized in "Products & Services," the new Epson PowerLite 410W is designed to fit small K-12 classrooms. It features WXGA resolution and 2000 lumens, for use with wide-screen computers and 16:10 interactive whiteboards. In addition, it features reduced shadow and glare for improved visibility and student engagement.