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News Release: Epson named world’s number one projector manufacturer

Press release   •   Jul 11, 2016 08:00 +08

[Kuala Lumpur, 11 July 2016] – Epson has been named as the world’s number one projector manufacturer for 15 consecutive years by Futuresource Consulting1. The milestone demonstrates the company’s market leadership and success in the visual imaging industry.

The latest findings from Futuresource indicate that Epson has the largest market share for 500-lumen and above, for projectors worldwide, at 32.1% for 2015, an increase from 29.4% in 2014. For the home projectors segment, Epson has also achieved largest market share for 500-lumen and above, for home projectors worldwide for 2015, which stands at 35.1% for 2015.

Epson’s worldwide market share for projectors have increased steadily over the last 15 years, to maintain its market leadership over the years. Within Southeast Asia, Epson continues to maintain market leadership, with market share increasing to 28% in 2015, up from 24% in 2014.

Epson has a broad range of projectors that caters to different sectors, from 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.

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”.

“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. We are proud to achieve this position, and as a company, will continue to drive innovations to create new visual experiences for our customers,” said Danny Lee, General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Epson Malaysia.

1 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.

About Epson

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 67,000 employees in 90 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 Pte Ltd., Epson Southeast Asia spans an extensive network of 10 countries, and is responsible for delivering and supporting Epson’s cutting-edge consumer and business digital imaging products to the customers of these markets through its comprehensive infrastructure of over 360 service outlets, 10 Epson solution centres and 8 manufacturing facilities.

About Epson Malaysia

Epson began operations in Malaysia in 1991 as Epson Trading (M) Sdn Bhd before being incorporated as Epson Malaysia Sdn Bhd. The company has the exclusive rights to market, distribute and support a complete range of leading-edge Epson consumer and business digital imaging products in Malaysia and Brunei. Today, Epson Malaysia has 84 employees and an extensive network of 61 authorised service outlets throughout the country. For more details, please visit or connect with us at

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