Epson Wins Three Prestigious TIPA Awards

- Epson recognised for its easy-to-use, high quality imaging products -

Epson Is Awarded Three Prestigious TIPA Awards


- AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 21, 2011 -

Epson has asserted its position as a leader in the professional imaging industry by winning three of the most important photo and imaging technology accolades at the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Awards 2011.

Epson products recognised by TIPA were the Epson Stylus Photo R3000, named as the 'Best Expert Photo Printer', the Epson Stylus Pro 4900, which won 'Best Large Format Printer', and the Epson Perfection V330 Photo, which was judged 'Best Photo Scanner'.

Kristin Saus-Opuszynski, Senior Business Manager ProPhoto, Epson Europe, said: "At Epson we continually look for new solutions and ways to enhance our product range, in order to meet the changing needs of our customers. Winning three prestigious TIPA awards this year is testament to that commitment and recognition of our achievements as a result."

TIPA consists of 29 member magazines from 14 countries all over the world, making it one of the largest and most influential photographic and imaging press associations globally. Every year the TIPA editors vote for the best products introduced to the market during the previous 12 months, taking into account innovation, cutting-edge technology, design, ease-of-use and the price to performance ratio of the products.

Product information

The Epson Stylus Photo R3000 is an A3+ photo printer perfect for medium print runs, and fits even the smallest desk space with its compact footprint. A front-loading fine art paper feed makes insertion easier, reducing the likelihood of paper damage and reducing the need for space behind the printer.

The Epson Stylus Pro 4900 is a compact, 17-inch production printer setting new standards in colour precision for the photography market. It boasts outstanding colour consistency and accurate colour matching, and can reproduce 98 percent of all PANTONE®* colours.

The Epson Perfection V330 Photo is an A4 photo scanner offering high quality results and low power consumption. It is ideal for scanning photos, and users can feel confident that every colour, shade and detail will be faithfully captured thanks to the scanners' CCD (charge coupled device) technology with an optical resolution of 4,800dpi.

Please refer to your local Epson site for details of these and other Epson products.
(Note that product names and availability vary by region.)

* PANTONE® is the property of Pantone LLC. 98% coverage of PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE solid coated palette based on Epson Proofing Paper White Semimatte printed with Epson printer driver at 2880x1440dpi. PANTONE coverage may vary when printed with a third-party RIP.

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is 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 business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 80,000 employees in 102 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.

About Epson Europe
Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group's regional headquarters for Europe, Middle-East, Russia, and Africa. With a workforce of 2,400 employees, Epson Europe's sales for fiscal year 2009 were 1,875 million Euros.