The new camera helps streamline setup for advanced projection applications and attaches directly to the projector or ultra short throw lens – no tools or viewing angle adjustments required. PixAlign joins Epson’s impressive selection projector installation toolslike Professional Epson Projector Tool (EPPT) and built-in NFC functionto make time-consuming installations and complex applications faster and easier to deliver.
Blockhouse Studios, which specializes in large-scale architectural projection and original videography, leverages Epson’s innovative projection tools to achieve stunning digital art experiences. “The ability to control multiple projectors simultaneously is a key feature for us and Epson’s Pro Series projectors and setup tools were crucial in making setup much more efficient,” said Kevin Winkler, owner, Blockhouse Studios. “With the PixAlign cameras and EPPT software, Epson has made tiling, blending and stacking of spotlights an easier and faster process that we can rely on.”
The PixAlign ELPEC01 camera is a seamless solution providing quick access to powerful projection tools for single or multiple projector setups. Simply attach the camera to the front of select Epson interchangeable lens projectors or Epson ultra-short throw lenses1 without the need for angle adjustments. The camera enables tools for screen matching and color grading,2 stacking aid function,3 mosaic aid for edge blending,4 and remote assistance.
PixAlign helps speed up projector setup by providing quick access to powerful tools, including:
- Stacking aid function:3 The Stack Assist feature makes it quick and easy to stack two or more Epson Pro Series projectors to create an even brighter image without the need for manual adjustment. Additionally, select Pro Series projectors can perform stacking assistance without additional equipment, eliminating the need for a PC or router.
- Mosaic help:4 Capable of mosaicking up to 15 projectors – and up to a 300-inch screen per projector – Mosaic Wizard provides automatic edge blending through the EPPT and PixAlign app to display a single, large or super-wide image at from multiple projectors.
- Screen Matching and Color Calibration:2 To quickly deliver a consistent and accurate image, Color Calibration automatically adjusts color to produce vibrant, sharp images. Screen Matching automatically adjusts color inconsistencies across multiple networked projectors for high-impact multi-screen presentations or stunning superwide screens with fused edges.2 Both features can also be set on a schedule to meet unique installation needs.
- Remote Support : PixAlign enables convenient remote monitoring2 providing real-time camera captures of the projected display for quick and easy troubleshooting.
“Epson’s suite of setup tools for Pro Series projectors makes it easier than ever to set up and operate advanced projection setups,” said Ramzi Shakraproduct manager for large hall projectors, Epson AmericaInc. “We are excited to see how users will use the PixAlign camera to push the boundaries of Epson projectors and bring their artistic visions to life.”
Epson’s advanced installation tools can be used on Pro Series laser projectors with the PixAlign ELPEC01 attached or those with integrated cameras, including the Pro L1000 Series, Pro L30000UNL and select discontinued Pro L models. Users can download the latest projector firmware here to access the full suite of Epson Pro Series features.
the PixAlign ELPEC01 external camera is available now from authorized retailers. To learn more about the EPPT and to download the software, visit the Epson website. website. For more information on Epson’s Pro Series projectors, visit www.epson.com/largevenue. To view more information on the complete list of advanced installation tools for Epson Pro Series projectors, www.epson.com/advanced-projector-installation-tools.
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