Epson Wins Four 2010 "Hot One" Awards

Feb 28, 2010 – Professional Photographer magazine awarded Epson with four “2010 Hot One Awards”. The awards represent the photography industry’s best and most innovative products for professional applications. The products awarded are the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 printer, Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner, P-7000 Multimedia Photo Viewer and the Artisan 810 all-in-one.

Just as a side note, I purchased the Artisan 810 at the end of 2009 and can say it’s worthy of the award. Look for my full review in the near future at CurrentPhotographer.com.

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Epson Wins Four 2010 “Hot One” Awards from Professional Photographer Magazine
Awards Recognize Epson Digital Imaging Technology for Excellence and Innovation in Multiple Categories

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 24, 2010 – Four Epson products have been honored with Professional Photographer magazine’s 2010 Hot One Awards, which recognizing the photography industry’s best and most innovative products for professional applications. The award-winning lineup includes: the
Epson Stylus® Pro 3880 printer, Epson Perfection® V600 Photo scanner, P-7000 Multimedia Photo Viewer, and Artisan® 810 all-in-one.

“For the past 11 years, the Hot One Awards have provided Professional Photographer magazine’s readership with a resource of the newest, most innovative products. This year’s judging panel was made up of 52 independent, practicing professional photographers selected for their expertise and knowledge. Those judges made selections based on overall quality, innovation, design, performance, and value for the price,” said Jeff Kent, editor at large, Professional Photographer magazine.

“Epson is very excited to see so many of its products named the best in their respective markets,” said Richard Day, product manager, Epson America. “We’re honored the publication recognized two incredible printing products like the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 and Artisan 810 all-in-one, and it’s even more gratifying to see other Epson technologies being recognized such as the Epson Perfection V600 scanner and P-7000 Multimedia Photo Viewer.  Epson is renowned for its unique ability to engineer and manufacture a wide and diverse range of technologies that are best-in-class and we’re grateful for awards such as these since they help validate and deepen that reputation even further.”

The Epson Stylus Pro 3880 was given kudos for its Epson UltraChrome K3® with Vivid Magenta ink technology and MicroPiezo® AMC print head. The P-7000 impressed judges with its new tethering functionality that allows photographers to view and save images as they’re captured, and to control basic camera functions remotely. Epson’s Perfection V600 Photo scanner landed the prize in its category for its 6,400 x 9,600 ppi resolution with 3.4 D-max and its ability to create enlargements up to 17 x 22 inches. Epson’s Artisan 810 all-in-one scored a victory for its 7.8-inch smart touch panel, 3.5-inch color LCD, with Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking.

All winning products can be seen in the February 2010 issue of Professional Photographer magazine and at www.ppmag.com/hotones.

About Epson America, Inc.

Epson America, Inc. is a leading provider of an extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors, scanners and point-of-service printers that are renowned for their high quality, functionality, innovation and energy efficiency. Epson America is a U.S. affiliate of Seiko Epson Corporation, which employs more than 70,000 people in 106 companies around the world. Seiko Epson is committed to its ongoing contributions to the global environment and for the second year in a row has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.

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