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Almo Professional A/V Signs Agreement with Epson America for Distribution of Projection SolutionsAlmo to Distribute and Resell All Epson Commercial Projection Models
PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 17, 2013 — Almo Professional A/V today announced an agreement with Epson America to distribute the complete line of Epson® commercial projection models, including the BrightLink® Pro Interactive Meeting Room Solution. As a member of the Epson ImageWaySM Partner Program, Almo can now offer customers access to projectors for a wide range of venues, including conference rooms, school auditoriums, houses of worship, sports bars, and more. In conjunction with the new distribution agreement, Epson has joined the Almo E4 AV Fall 2013 Tour and will feature its newest projection models during the next event in Southern California on Oct. 18.
“Epson is clearly a leader in projection technology with some of the most specialized high end projectors for everything from the conference room and classroom to large rental and staging venues like stadiums and concert halls,” said Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “Additionally, Epson understands the needs and capabilities of the AV dealer by providing quality demo products and great margin potential. With Epson on the E4 AV Tour this fall, our partners will have valuable one-on-one networking time and the opportunity for hands-on product interaction.”
The following Epson commercial projection solutions are now available through Almo Pro A/V:
· Epson BrightLink Pro 1410Wi: The new meeting room productivity tool helps increase collaboration throughout an organization. Using the 3100-lumen WXGA interactive projector, it is simple to use because it works like an appliance and doesn’t require a computer. BrightLink Pro serves as a digital whiteboard allowing any wall to be used as an interactive surface. It also offers exclusively-designed optional all-in-one mounts from Chief Mounts. ·
PowerLite® Pro Z Series Multimedia Projectors: Offer up to 10,000 lumens of color light output and 10,000 lumens of white light output1 for virtually any venue, even those with ambient light. This series delivers precision, reliability and high brightness in lecture halls, conference centers and entertainment venues.
PowerLite Pro G Series Multimedia Projectors: Epson’s first projector family offering up to 7,000 lumens with a single lamp, select models in the Pro G Series combine HDBase-T, HD-SDI, HDMI and DisplayPort connections and the ability to accommodate live video streaming, making them ideal for applications requiring installation flexibility and robust connectivity. .
“As the world leader in projectors, Epson offers not only superb product performance and image quality, but also strong programs and industry-leading support to the Pro AV channel,” said Tom French, Director of Commercial Sales, Epson America, Inc. “Through the ImageWay Partner Program, Almo Pro A/V can offer these projection solutions with the confidence that their customers will be satisfied, and with the understanding that Epson will provide support to ensure a successful implementation.”
For more information about the Epson ImageWay Partner Program, visit www.epson.com/imageway.
E4 Southern California Details
E4 Southern California is on Oct. 18 at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, Calif. and runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. P.T. It is an entirely free event, including parking, for Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go to www.e4avtour.com. The E4 AV program can be accessed on demand during and after each event for instructor videos, copies of the course presentations and live Twitter updates. On Nov.13, E4 will continue on to Metropolitan New York for a stop at the Meadowlands Expo Center.
About Almo Professional A/V
Almo Professional A/V provides the industry’s most advanced product distribution, training and education, and technical support options available for the Pro AV community. With a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, seven distribution centers across the U.S. and product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level. Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 888-420-2566 or go to www.almoproav.com. Almo Professional A/V can also be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/almoproav and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/almoproav.
About Epson Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 68,000 employees in 96 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 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