LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Nov. 18, 2021 – ‘Tis the season for making lists and checking them twice as families look to reunite in person for holiday celebrations. Whether looking for the perfect gift or planning an unforgettable get together, Epson and Shaquille O’Neal are ringing in the holiday season with top tech picks to help make this year’s celebration stand out. From festive family prints with the EcoTank® ET-2850 printer, merry movie nights with the Epson EpiqVision™ Mini EF12 projector or a trip down memory lane with the FastFoto® FF-680W photo scanner, Epson technology is here to help make the holidays more memorable than ever.
“Holidays are a special time where families plan to celebrate the season with loved ones both near and far. Trusted tech tools can help them reminisce special memories from years past and create epic new ones,” said Nils Madden, marketing director, Consumer Imaging & Printing, Epson America. “Epson technology enables families to cherish gatherings by creating festive and personalized décor, streaming epic holiday movies, preserving priceless memories, and sending holiday cards to loved ones far away.”
Shaq is unwrapping his favorite Epson home technology with tips on how families can take holiday printing, streaming, and scanning to the next level:
- Festive Family Crafts – A popular tradition for many families is sending out holiday cards to loved ones. Make the activity a true DIY experience and create personalized, professional-quality cards at home with the EcoTank ET-2850 Wireless Color All-in-One Cartridge-Free Supertank Printer. Fast, affordable and easy to use, Epson EcoTank printers are on the top of Shaq’s list with “fill and chill” high-capacity, easily refillable ink tanks to deliver the perfect print without the worry of running out of ink. With up to two years of ink in the box,1 outstanding photo and print quality and a host of creative features, families can spread holiday cheer and decorate the halls with festive décor, photo booth props and more.
- Magical Family Night – Grab the hot chocolate, festive snacks and a cozy blanket to cuddle up in front of the EpiqVision Mini EF12 Smart Streaming Laser Projector for epic viewing of classic holiday movies and larger-than-life game nights. Equipped with built-in Android TV2 and custom sound by Yamaha, this portable projector can display up to 150-inches of holiday cheer the moment it’s turned on – no screen required. Dubbed “The Epicantor” by Shaq, the EF12 adds friendly competition to holiday parties with life size gaming tournaments between family and friends. Get the excitement going and tension flowing as people cheer on their favorite Mario Kart™ racer while passing around the eggnog.
- Merry Memory Lane – One of Shaq’s and his mother Lucille’s favorite ways to preserve and rediscover family photos is with the FastFoto FF-680W High-Speed Photo Scanner. It is easy to digitize and restore old holiday photos, greeting cards and family recipes as fast as one photo per second.3 And now you can also download the FastFoto mobile app4 to scan straight to your mobile device and share memories. Capture the voice of loved ones and create slideshows with music, audio and text to share the story behind the photographs for a walk down memory lane with family and friends over the holiday season.
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1 Based on average monthly document print volumes of about 125 pages.
2 In order to use the Android TV, the device must be configured on a network via a wireless connection of 5 Mbps or faster.
3 Based on average speed from start of scan to end of feeding, scanning thirty-six 4" x 6" photos at 300 dpi in landscape orientation. Results may vary based on processor speed, memory, and operating system of the connected computer.
4 Requires Epson FastFoto App download. Data usage rates may apply. Android™ and iOS® compatible.