Thursday, September 30th 2021

Epson Debuts Versatile, Smart Projector for Remote and Hybrid Work Environments

As business professionals continue to navigate new work environments - in an office, at home, or a mix of both - having proper technology and display tools are essential for maintaining team productivity and collaboration. Dedicated to delivering top-quality projection that is also versatile for a range of professional environments, today Epson introduced the new Epson 880X 3LCD 1080p smart portable projector. Compact and equipped with a convenient carrying case, the 880X meets a variety of on-the-go business display needs. Additionally, with Android TV and built-in Chromecast, users can easily switch it into a streaming machine for epic entertainment virtually anywhere.

"As the dynamics of work environments continue to shift, it's important that business professionals have the proper tools to set them up for success in any space," said Kenny Tang, product manager, projectors, Epson America, Inc. "The demand for bigger displays has continued throughout the pandemic for both business and home entertainment. The 880X smart projector is ideal for video conferencing and presentations with the added versatility to transform spaces into entertainment hubs."
Offering 3,300 lumens of color and white brightness and Full HD 1080p resolution, the 880X delivers outstanding-quality images four times larger than a 75-inch flat panel for up to 300 inches of eye-catching presentations, dynamic Zoom meetings and immersive video content in a variety of lighting conditions. Additional features include:
  • Display Stunning Images up to 300 Inches — Enjoy immersive business presentations, home viewing and beyond with Full HD 1080p picture that is four times larger than a 75-inch flat panel
  • Compact Design — Sleek lightweight design that easily fits in included custom-fit carrying bag or backpacks for on-the-go projection
  • Best-in-Class Color Brightness — Advanced 3LCD technology displays 100 percent of the RGB color signal for every frame, allowing for outstanding color accuracy while maintaining excellent color brightness without any distracting "rainbowing" or "color brightness" issues seen with other projection technologies
  • Smart Streaming Capability — Latest Android TV interface with a simple-to-use remote, including voice search with built-in Google Assistant, allows users to easily stream live TV with apps like YouTube TV and watch popular channels such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+, HBO, YouTube and more
  • Versatile for Virtual Meetings — Enhance meetings with detailed, life-sized images perfect for Zoom calls and Teams video conferencing, or enjoy virtual hangouts with friends and family like they are in the room with you
  • Built-in Chromecast — Wirelessly cast content directly from a smart phone, tablet, or computer, including from popular Android and Apple devices
Availability

The Epson 880X 3LCD 1080p smart portable projector (MSRP $629.99) is available now through select retailers and the Epson online store. The new projectors come with Epson's award-winning service and support, including toll-free access to Epson's PrivateLine priority support and standard two-year, full-unit replacement limited warranty.
Source: Epson
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6 Comments on Epson Debuts Versatile, Smart Projector for Remote and Hybrid Work Environments

#1
bug
Having been wfh since March 2020, I have often felt the projector in a room on the other side of the town being inadequate really hurt my productivity :wtf:
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TheLostSwede
bugHaving been wfh since March 2020, I have often felt the projector in a room on the other side of the town being inadequate really hurt my productivity :wtf:
But this is so you can do whole wall video meetings... Because you love your colleagues so much you want to see them at 1:1 scale and not as tiny little faces on a computer screen...
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bug
TheLostSwedeBut this is so you can do whole wall video meetings... Because you love your colleagues so much you want to see them at 1:1 scale and not as tiny little faces on a computer screen...
We meet on teams, there's hardly anyone in the office to turn on the projector ;)
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TheLostSwede
bugWe meet on teams, there's hardly anyone in the office to turn on the projector ;)
You misunderstood me, I meant at home, as you're supposed to have this at home, for when you work from home.
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#5
trsttte
Nothing screams more versatility than having a single HDMI port and no support for standard WiDi/miracast :kookoo:
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#6
bug
TheLostSwedeYou misunderstood me, I meant at home, as you're supposed to have this at home, for when you work from home.
Thanks, but no thanks.

Sarcasm aside, it's probably a capable piece of hardware. Just clumsily marketed, in an attempt to keep up with the times.
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