Long Beach, CA, August 27, 2014 – Epson® today announced its LabelWorks™ LW-600P portable label printer was named a finalist in the Devices & Gadgets category of CTIA’s Hot for the Holidays Awards competition. In time for the holiday buying season, the Hot for the Holidays Awards recognize the hottest mobile consumer electronics, including gadgets and accessories from entertainment and health to the connected car and home.

The Hot for the Holidays Awards ceremony will take place at the Connected Life Zone stage Wednesday, September 10 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Epson LabelWorks LW-600P is the first app-enabled label printer on the market, offering users the ability to wirelessly print labels from iOS and Android devices. The lightweight, portable label printer uses Bluetooth® connectivity to connect to both smartphones and tablets. Compatible with a variety of unique tapes including glow-in-the-dark, satin ribbon, iron-on, fluorescent, cable wrap, polka dot, and more, the   LW-600P opens up a world of label-making possibilities that go beyond simple adhesive labels. The corresponding iLabel app includes over 100 label design templates and 400 symbols, handwriting mode for custom drawing or annotation of labels using the touch screen interface, speech-to-text voice transcription and printing, and the ability to import custom graphics among other premium features.

“The LabelWorks LW-600P truly delivers unmatched capabilities in the world of label creation and makes the perfect gift for anyone looking to get creative or organize the home or office,” said Anna Jen, director, New Ventures/New Products for Epson. “For our success to be recognized in this way is incredibly rewarding, and speaks to the impact that Epson’s innovative products have nationwide.”

“CTIA awards recognize the best and most innovative products and services for wireless companies looking to improve their operations and their engagement with their customers. Perfectly positioned for retailers to prepare for the holiday buying season, Super Mobility Week attendees will see what will be the next hottest devices and services,” said Robert Mesirow, CTIA Vice President and Show Director.

Along with CTIA’s two other awards programs, E-Tech Awards and MobITs Awards, there were almost 300 entries submitted and scored by more than 50 industry experts, analysts and media.

Super Mobility Week attendees and online users will also have the opportunity to choose a “Crowd Favorite” by voting for their favorite product, not just finalists, in each program. Online voting is open now and runs until Monday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Super Mobility Week attendees can still vote via text onsite starting September 8 until 10:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, September 10.

Super Mobility Week will take place September 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The Epson LabelWorks LW-600P is available for online purchase at Staples.com, Amazon.com and Epson.com. For complete LabelWorks LW-600P specifications and additional information, visit www.epson.com/labelworks

About CTIA Shows

CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Twitter: @ctiashows | Facebook: www.ctiashows.com/facebook | LinkedIn: www.ctiashows.com/linkedin

About CTIA

CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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About Epson

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet printers and 3LCD projectors to sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.epson.com.

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Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice. EPSON is a registered trademark and LabelWorks is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks.

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