New Epson Classroom Projectors Answer Changing Classroom Technology Needs
Look out for two projector series from Epson designed for the K-12 classroom. The Epson® PowerLite® S17, X17, and W17 are said to be bright, easy to use and affordable even with HDMI connectivity and optional wireless connectivity. The other series includes the Epson PowerLite 97, 98, 99W, 955W, and 965 classroom projectors with advanced network connectivity
Epson projectors use 3LCD, 3-chip technology, and Epson claims that their projectors offer three times brighter colors than leading competitive projectors using the new color brightness specification. For more information on this, see Evan's article entitled ANSI Lumens vs Color Light Output:Technical Issues and Competitive Debate.
The the PowerLite S17, X17 and W17 are classroom projectors available in SVGA, XGA and widescreen WXGA resolutions and include HDMI connectivity to for high-quality video and audio. They provide wireless functionality with an optional network module that Epson sells separately and with the free Epson iProjection app, allow an instructor to project content from a mobile handheld device.
The PowerLite 97, 98, 99W, 955W and 965 series projectors offer a higher level of sophistication in terms of audio and networking choices. Catering to the BYOD(Bring Your Own Device) trend in many of the nations classrooms.With the new moderator software incorporated into these projectors, teachers can present up to four different device screens to the class in order to acheive a new level of collaboration possibilities.