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Epson and Microsoft Join Forces to Print and Share Holiday Memories for Picture Perfect Holiday Program

November 17, 2011

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Epson and Microsoft® join forces to spread some holiday cheer during the busy holiday travel season in malls and airports across the U.S. with the Picture Perfect Holiday Program. Consumers can now visit participating locations and take pictures with Santa, printing them instantly using Microsoft photo editing tools and the Epson Artisan all-in-one printers for the holidays.

“We are delighted to join Microsoft to help create such a fun and memorable experience for families traveling this holiday season,” said Gregg Brunnick, group product manager, Epson America, Inc. “Nothing captures the moment like a photo in hand and the Epson Artisan 730 all-in-one ensures holiday photos are ready for sharing, gift-giving and more.”

The Epson Artisan® 730 is the world’s fastest 4″ x 6″ photo printer with prints in as fast as 10 seconds(1). Creating one-of-a-kind cards, gifts, CDs/DVDs and more is easier than ever with a smart touch panel and 2.5-inch LCD. In addition, users can print, scan and access memory card slots from any room in the house with Wi-Fi CERTIFIED(TM) n wireless networking(2) and built-in Ethernet networking. Also equipped with Epson Connect(3), a new portfolio of cloud and mobile services, the Artisan 730 enables users to print documents and photos directly from any mobile device, tablet and more. Rated number-one in photo quality, printing better-than lab-quality photos with vivid colors is easier than ever(4).

In addition, a holiday sweepstakes features daily offers and a chance to win the Artisan 730 all-in-one printer. More information on the sweepstakes, Picture Perfect Holiday photo experience, as well as a detailed list of photo locations is available at http://www.freeholidayphotos.com.

About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for enterprise and the home, to sensors and other microdevices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 78,000 employees in 99 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. To learn more about Epson, please visit: http://global.epson.com.

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Specifications are subject to change without notice. Epson is registered trademark, and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Artisan is a registered trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

(1) Compared to inkjet, photo all-in-ones priced at $299 or less as of April 1, 2010, based on independent testing.

(2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n certified; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Visit www.wi-fi.org/files/11nbasics_glossary.pdf for more information.

(3) See www.epson.com/mobileprinting for a list of supported/compatible devices and apps.

(4) First in photo quality when compared to inkjet, photo all-in-ones priced at $299 or less, based on independent testing.

SOURCE Epson America, Inc.

Source: PR Newswire