Epson and Manchester United to Showcase Ground-breaking Technology at Champ19ns Experience in China

Champ19ns Experience in China

 

- MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, and TOKYO, Japan, September 30, 2011 -

Manchester United and Epson are bringing the Champions 19 Experience to China. As part of the experience, Epson will unveil the latest in projector technology giving fans the chance to see the Manchester United stars as never before.

Epson will be demonstrating their latest 3D projector technology showcasing Manchester United players at their finest. The 3D film shot in Stereoscopic 3D using super slow-motion cameras, allows fans to see their hero's skills, technique and style in a completely fresh and new way.

The Champions 19 Experience will recreate the story of Manchester United's achievement of winning an historic 19 league titles. Supporters will be given the chance to get up close and personal to some historic Man Utd memorabilia including Ji Sung Park and David Beckham's boots, a 2010/11 Premier League winners' medal and much more.

Manchester United commercial director Richard Arnold said:
"China is very important for Manchester United; we have over 40 million fans in Shanghai and Beijing alone. Last February we celebrated Chinese New Year at Old Trafford and now we have the chance to celebrate our Premier League success with our fans in China."

Ian Cameron, general manager of global communications at Epson said:
"Epson is proud to team up with Manchester United to provide Chinese fans with the ultimate 3D experience. We are convinced that visitors to these events will be thrilled by this unique opportunity to watch the world's best footballers on our world leading projectors."
The events will take place in Shanghai at the Shanghai Stadium on 14th, 15th and 16th October and Beijing at the Birds Nest Olympic Stadium on 28th, 29th and 30th October.

Manchester United and Super Sports media are also giving fans the chance to attend a viewing party of the Liverpool vs. Manchester United Premier League game on 15th October at the experience in Shanghai

The Manchester United experience is part of the Barclays Premier League Trophy tour of China which is being promoted by Chinese Premier League broadcast rights holders Super Sports Media.

Fans can register to attend the events at www.bpltrophytour.com

About Manchester United
Manchester United is the most popular football club in the world with an estimated 333 million fans with over 41 million In Shanghai and Beijing. Founded in 1878, the Club won a record 19th English league championship last May to add to its record 11 English FA Cups, 3 European Cups, 1 European Cup Winners' Cup, 1 FIFA Club World Cup and 4 English League Cups. Its current Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will pass 25 years in his job on 6 November 2011 and is the most successful manager in British history. Off the field, the Club enjoys similar success with record turnover for a British club and the highest operating profit levels in world football.

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 lineup 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 75,000 employees in 100 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.
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About Super Sports Media
Super Sports Media Inc. is a leading sports entertainment company in China featuring premium sports content across all media platforms including free-to-air TV, pay TV, IPTV, Internet and mobile. It currently holds the exclusive broadcasting rights of English Premier League in mainland China and Macau.