Manila, 18 April 2017– Epson has been named as the number one projector brand worldwide for 16 consecutive years by Futuresource Consulting. The milestone demonstrates the company’s continuing market leadership and success in the visual imaging industry.
The most recent findings from Futuresource indicate that Epson has the largest market share for 500-lumen and above for projectors worldwide, at 35.5% for 2016, an increase from 31.9% in 2015. For the home projectors segment, Epson has also achieved the largest market share for 500-lumen and above for home projectors worldwide, which stands at 39.9% for 2016, an increase from 34.8% in 2015.
Epson’s worldwide market share for projectors have increased steadily over the last 16 years to maintain its continued dominance.Within Southeast Asia, Epson continues to maintain market leadership, with market share increasing to 33.6% in 2016, up from 27.3% in 2015.
In Philippines, 1 out of every 2 projector is now an Epson projector in the market for 2016. Epson continues to dominate the Philippines market as the number one brand in the country with 54.7% market share in 2016, up from 36.9% in 2015.
At the heart of Epson’s projectors is 3LCD technology, which enables Epson projectors to deliver the most vibrant and true-to-life images with up to 3 times higher colour brightness compared to 1-chip DLP projectors in the market.In contrast to 3-chip 3LCD projectors, 1-chip DLP projectors use a rotating color wheel that spins at a rapid speed, only displaying colors sequentially, which can result in color break-up or the “rainbow effect”.
Epson’s wide range of business and home projectors are designed to meet the varying needs of different users. Its business projector range includes enterprise projectors for classroom and small and medium meeting rooms, to interactive projectors for education and enterprise sectors, as well as high brightness projectors for large venue installations, rentals and staging venues.
“We are continuously investing in innovative products and technologies to strengthen our position as market leader, and to create new value for our customers worldwide. Our focus over the pastyear was to drive our high brightness technology, where we had launched the world’s brightest 3LCD laser projector at a spectacular 25,000 lumens. Looking ahead, we will continue to push the boundaries of technology andaim to create new visual experiences for our customers,” said Ed Bonoan, Senior General Manager and Marketing Head, Epson Philippines.
Data from Futuresource Quarterly Market Insight Reports. Sell-in volumes, representing at least 95% of the worldwide market, are collected from manufacturers each quarter. Data is cross-checked with inputs from distribution channels and component suppliers. This data collection methodology enables Futuresource to accurately size the Projectors Market and provide detailed brand, specification and application shares in over 66 countries worldwide.
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.
About Epson Southeast Asia
Since 1982, Epson has developed a strong presence across major markets in Southeast Asia. Led by the regional headquarters Epson Singapore, Epson’s business in Southeast Asia spans an extensive network of 11 countries with a comprehensive infrastructure of close to 500 service outlets, 7 Epson solution centres and 7 manufacturing facilities. http://www.epson.com.sg
About Epson Philippines
Epson’s corporate presence in the Philippines commenced in 1998. It grew rapidly into a billion peso company in a span of a few years from its establishment due to its client-oriented approach in its business management style by its dedicated and innovative staff members and officers. Epson Philippines has an extensive network of 77 Authorized Service Centers nationwide with more than 200 dealers and more than 800 shops across the Country. For more details, please visit our website (www.epson.com.ph) or our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonPhilippines).
For product inquiries and technical support, please contact Epson Customer Care at: Metro Manila: (02) 441-9030; Toll Free: 1-800-1069-37766 (PLDT), 1-800-3-0037766 (DIGITEL) or visit the Epson Customer Care website: http://customercare.epson.com.ph