Epson Canada Limited

Epson Canada Limited

November 25, 2009 15:44 ET

Make a Lasting Impression This Holiday Season With Photos, Gifts And Big Screen Entertainment From Epson

Create, Entertain and Share Holiday Celebration Memories With Epson's Artisan 810, MovieMate 60 and PictureMate Charm

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2009) -

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It's that time of year when holiday activities seem to never end: the annual office party, family and neighborhood get-togethers, and, of course, gift making and giving. So whether you're hosting or attending, or buying or making, Epson has a range of easy-to-use and affordable products that can help anyone make a lasting impression this holiday season. Here are three fun examples:

- Unleash your holiday creativity - Nothing is more eye-catching and memorable to family and friends than personalized, photo-rich greeting cards, party invitations, family newsletters, or party favors. Epson's new Artisan(R) 810 all-in-one printer, scanner and copier helps consumers easily and quickly print dazzling images and holiday gifts with a host of unique creative features and photo quality preferred by consumers 3-to-1 over the competition.(1)

- Go big this holiday season - Nothing can capture the attention of an entire room like a 120-inch projected video image. Epson's MovieMate(TM) 60 combines a projector, CD/DVD player, microphone input, and stereo speakers in one portable unit, giving families an affordable and versatile solution for home entertainment in any room of the house. Just plug it in to an outlet and watch a DVD, play a video game or view your holiday photo slide show.

- Make a lasting impression at holiday parties - What better gift to leave a party with than photos with family and friends. Epson's award-winning PictureMate(R) Charm 4"x6" photo printer is a fun and portable photo printer offering better-than-lab quality. Its superior photo quality, economical print costs, long-lasting prints, and powerful image enhancement tools make PictureMate Charm a welcome addition to any holiday event.

"Juggling the holidays can be a daunting undertaking - from party planning and hosting to gift-making and giving," said Barbara Kotsos, senior marketing manager, customer engagement, Epson North America. "This year, Epson has a range of products that can help holiday DIY-ers and party planners easily and affordably bring their inner creative inspirations to life for truly unique gifts, favors and party touches."

To help jump start your holiday creativity this year, Epson's CreativeZone features a range of projects and gift ideas for the season - from creating unique wrapping paper out of scanned photos, fabric or 3D objects, to adding holiday flair with custom labels and tags. In addition, the Artisan 810, MovieMate 60 and PictureMate Charm are available through national resellers, a variety of retail stores and Epson.ca, for an estimated street price of $299.99, $799.99 and $175.99 respectively.

About Epson Canada Limited

Epson Canada Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Epson America, Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation (SEC) and is a leading provider of digital imaging products that exceed the vision of its customers. The company's extensive range of printers, 3LCD projectors and small- and medium-sized LCDs are renowned for their superior quality, functionality, compactness, and energy efficiency. The Seiko-Epson organization is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and was recently added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria.

Note: Epson and PictureMate are registered trademarks and Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. Epson Artisan is a registered trademark and MovieMate is a trademarks of Epson Canada Limited. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these trademarks.

(1)Compared to photo All-In-Ones priced $300 or less as of 11/1/08 in testing by Newman-Stein Inc.

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