Epson BrightLink Pro Receives Gold Stevie Award at 12th AnnualAmerican Business Awards Ceremony

Interactive Corporate Projector Chosen as Best New Product – Hardware or Peripheral

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced the BrightLink® Pro collaborative whiteboarding solution has won the Gold Stevie® Award for Best New Product – Hardware or Peripheral from the 12th Annual American Business AwardsSM. The awards were announced at a banquet on Sept. 12 in San Francisco.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program and submissions are judged on merit of innovation claims, integrity, effectiveness, creativity, and more. The BrightLink Pro is a unique meeting room solution that seamlessly turns any whiteboard into an interactive surface, and allows users to annotate directly on to documents and images, add whiteboard pages, and print email or save all notes. These features plus additional collaboration-based tools spurred Stevie Award judges to deem the BrightLink Pro the Gold winner in the New Product – Hardware or Peripheral category.

“The Epson BrightLink Pro whiteboarding solution greatly enhances meeting productivity in that it allows users to easily collaborate, capture, save and share information,” said Richard Miller, director, Projector Product Management, Epson America. “We are honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization, and this Gold Stevie Award underscores the impact BrightLink Pro can make on businesses today.”

The BrightLink Pro enables instant collaboration so team members can quickly gather, discuss plans and updates with other colleagues in another location. Mobile users can leverage the free Epson iProjection™ app to project, annotate, capture, and share from their mobile devices onto BrightLink Pro2. The BrightLink Pro is also equipped with advanced Epson technology and 3LCD 3-chip technology for amazing color, incredible detail and solid reliability. The BrightLink Pro offers high definition WXGA widescreen resolution and 3,300 lumens of color brightness and 3,300 lumens of white brightness3, ensuring brilliant images with true-to-life color to make any presentation vibrant and engaging.

Nicknamed the “Stevies” for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, Sept. 12, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. More than 250 nominees and their guests attended for the presentation of new product awards, website awards, app awards, and more.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

About Epson

Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving and high-precision technologies.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 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:

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