AVS FORUM HONORS EPSON ENSEMBLE HD HOME CINEMA SYSTEM WITH PRESTIGIOUS 2008 PRODUCT APPRECIATION AWARD
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 11, 2008 – Epson America today announced that AVS Forum awarded the Epson Ensemble HD™ Home Cinema System, a complete home theater solution, with the 2008 “Product Appreciation” award at this year’s CEDIA Expo. The AVS forum is the largest online community devoted to home theater news, trends and products, and the prestigious award is presented once a year to products and technologies that help advance the industry.
Ensemble HD is the world’s first complete, fully-integrated audio and video projection system. Recognized as a breakthrough home entertainment product, Ensemble HD offers a complete home entertainment solution for thousands of dollars less than comparable home theater systems, and is designed to seamlessly transform virtually any room into a high-performance home cinema.
“Everyone involved in the development of the Epson Ensemble HD is honored to receive the extremely prestigious Product Appreciation award from the AVS Forum. Not only has the AVS Forum recognized the engineering innovation at the heart of the Ensemble HD, this award also underscores the importance that high-resolution, fully-featured integrated systems are playing in the home theater market today,” said Rajeev Mishra, director, Projector Marketing and Development, Epson America. “Ensemble HD dramatically lowers the entry price point of true home theaters while maintaining channel margin and providing a wide range of upgrade and build-out avenues. The award validates Epson’s commitment to the channel, the consumer and the industry.”
Featuring a high-definition projector for crystal-clear, widescreen video, Ensemble HD also integrates surround sound engineered by Atlantic Technology and a motorized 100-inch screen to provide the ultimate big screen experience at home. Also included is an AV controller with built-in DVD player, universal remote and equipment cabinet. In addition, Ensemble HD comes with all the necessary mounts, brackets, cables and materials needed for professional installation in as little as four hours.
“AVS Forum presents the Product Appreciation Award to select recipients once a year and recognizes industry innovations that have the potential to significantly impact the market,” said David Bott, owner, AVS Forum. “We are delighted to honor Epson this year and the Ensemble HD, as the system helps promote the front projection market, bringing a high-quality, affordable big screen experience to a broader audience.”
Epson’s Ensemble HD joins past recipients of the highly esteemed product appreciation award, including Runco’s CineWide™ Technology and Dolby® TruHD lossless audio technology. The AVS Forum and other resources and information are available at http://www.avsforum.com/
Availability and Support
The Ensemble HD Home Cinema System is currently available in two versions – a 1080p system for a suggested retail price of $6,999 and a 720p version for $4,999. For more details on Ensemble HD please visit www.ensemblehd.com
About AVS Forum
AVSForum.com is the top on-line community dedicated to home audio and video. Founded in 1995, it today sees 1.8 million unique visitors a month and produces 25 million page views on average. With over 60 categories and industry support, AVS Forum continues to grow and expand with focus on education and information sharing.
About Epson America Inc.
Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the consumer, business, photography, and graphic arts markets. The company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) printers and transaction terminals for the retail market. Founded in 1975, Epson America Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. Epson America Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif.
About Atlantic Technology
From its inception in 1989, Atlantic Technology’s mission has been to produce home entertainment products that exemplify the very best in both performance and value. The company specializes in complete high-performance multi-channel speaker systems, state-of-the-art home theater electronics components, and products for custom audio/video installation. For more information on Atlantic Technology and its many fine products for home theater and custom audio/video installation, visit www.atlantictechnology.com
or call 781-762-6300.