LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 17, 2014 – It’s that time of year again – a season filled with family gatherings, office parties and gift exchanges. While it’s easy to become overwhelmed at the prospect of purchasing and wrapping gifts for everyone on your list, Epson helps ease the stress with several technology must-haves and creative inspiration to help make this year’s holiday gift-giving and gift wrapping personal and memorable.
“Whether you’re buying for the busy stay-at-home mom, uber-imaginative movie buff, recent college graduate entering the workforce, or budding business-savvy entrepreneur, Epson has you covered this holiday,” said Mike Isgrig, vice president, Consumer Sales and Marketing, Epson America. “Our line-up of high performance products offer holiday shoppers lots of options for that perfect gift for friends or family.”
Earn a spot in the 2014 gift giving hall of fame with a few simple and fun ways to easily project, scan, share and preserve memories this holiday season:
- The Portable Office: A perfect addition to the productivity arsenal of busy mobile professionals, small business owners and holiday travelers alike, the Epson® WorkForce® DS-40wireless portable document scanner can be used in the office or on-the go to quickly scan important documents, receipts, business cards, and more – to smartphones, tablets, laptops, or cloud services.
- Productivity Anytime, Any Place: Designed for professionals on the go, the sleek Epson WorkForce WF-100, the world’s lightest and smallest mobile printer1, helps the business-minded de-stress this holiday season. With built-in wireless connectivity, Wi-Fi Direct®2 and an integrated rechargeable battery, print last-minute airplane tickets, travel itineraries and more from nearly anywhere.
- BIG Entertainment: The Epson PowerLite® Home Cinema 3500 projector features 2,500 lumens of color brightness and 2,500 lumens of white brightness3 with up to 70,000:1 contrast ratio for an immersive 2D and 3D 1080p viewing experience. Whether projecting the family’s digital photo collage during the annual holiday gathering, replicating an outdoor holiday-themed starry night campout with the kids or simply hosting holiday movie night, the Home Cinema projector truly does it all.
- Preserving Holiday Memories: The Epson Expression® Premium XP-820 Small-in-One® is an ideal holiday gift for photo enthusiasts, tech lovers and multi-tasking families. The ultra slim all-in-one delivers consumer-rated unbeatable quality4 photos and documents with crisp, sharp text – at home or on the go – with the Epson Connect™ suite of free mobile printing solutions5. The Expression XP-810 tackles a range of tasks with a 30-page Automatic Document Feeder, auto 2-sided printing, copying, scanning and faxing.
Wrap it With Personal Style
With the help of your printer, a computer and a few other ingredients, dressing up your smaller presents can make this year’s gift-giving more memorable than ever, and Epson’s got you covered, literally. Visit the Snapshot blog for the recent DIY Gift Wrap post on Epson’s Community page to check out the Epson DIY Wrapping Paper Generator where you can choose a range of holiday images, fonts, colors, and backgrounds to design, print and wrap smaller gifts with personal style.
Pricing, Availability and Holiday Promotions
The Epson WorkForce DS-40 ($179.99), WorkForce WF-100 ($349.99), Home Cinema 3500 ($1,599.99), and the Expression Premium XP-820 ($199.99) are now available through select retailers nationwide and the Epson online store. Visit www.epson.com for more information.
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving and high-precision technologies.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. 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.
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1 World’s lightest and smallest mobile printer based on mobile color inkjet printers priced at $399 (USD) or less, available at U.S. retail stores as of April 2014.
2 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.
3 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with ISO 21118
4 Unbeatable photo quality when compared to leading photo all-in-one printers as of February 2013, validated through independent testing.
5 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect.