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Epson to showcase VR and robotics at GITEX Technology Week

Epson are diving deep into virtual reality, projection mapping, and augmented reality.

Epson to showcase VR and robotics at GITEX Technology Week

A stand-out feature of this year’s Epson stand is a 180-degree shared virtual reality (VR) projection space, housed inside a custom created structure, providing an immersive projection experience.

Three Epson EB-L1755U laser installation projectors with ELPLX02 ultra-short throw lenses are used to display the VR content. The projection space acts like a giant VR headset and provides visitors with a breathtaking shared VR experience.

“GITEX Technology Week is where the region’s technology leaders, IT enthusiasts and global innovators come together to discuss advancements and future trends in technology. As a company that has led many technology innovations, from the world's first analogue quartz watch to the first miniature digital printer, Epson is proud to join this five-day event.” Jeroen van Beem, director of sales, Epson MEA

We have lined up a series of demonstrations and interesting activations to give visitors a glimpse into the possibilities of virtual reality, projection mapping, and augmented reality; and experience our wide range of products for different industry sectors.We have a customised structure for shared VR experience, built with the support of our partner Igloo Visions, to give visitors an immersive unique VR experience. GITEX is also an opportunity for us to educate visitors on the benefits of our inkjet printing technology versus laser printers.” He added.

In the education zone of Epson’s stand, visitors can interact with the Epson SCARAT3-401S robot which does an amazing job with simple pick-and-place applications, and is used in a huge range of industries, from assembling automotive components, to creating medical equipment and packaging medications. Epson also works with several education institutions to facilitate research in robotics.

The education zone will also feature Epson’s Moverio BT-35E smart glasses that allows you to connect drone monitors, cameras, game consoles, laptops, Android phones, and other video sources via HDMI or USB inputs. It is ideal for commercial applications such as healthcare, engineering and drone piloting.

Epson will also showcase the EB-L1070u from their professional display range. It’s a compact laser projector with 3LCD technology, interchangeable lenses and helps create stunning projections in auditoriums, lecture theatres, galleries, shopping centres and more. It offers bright (up to 7,000 lumens) output. WUXGA HD resolution and 4K enhancement technology.

Epson’s EH-LS500w home cinema projector with its discreet design, will make its regional debut at GITEX. Providing a big screen experience, this ultra-short-throw laser projector offers 4K enhanced quality, 4,000 lumens and a projection display of up to 130 inches.

Epson’s stand will be in Hall 4, G20.

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