Epson at the forefront of computer printers, artificial intelligence

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BY SHAHD ALHAMDAN

SAUDI GAZETTE

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IGHTSCENE EV-100 and SC-T5100 printer were some of the technologies presented by Epson, one of the largest manufacturers of computer printers, during GITEX Technology Week 2018 in Dubai.

Regional Sales Director for picture at Epson Jason Whiley said Epson’s Lightscene EV-100 has marked its regional market entry at the event.

He said “another new entrant is Epson’s large format SC-T5100 printer that allows users to print technical and CAD drawings in great detail up to 36. We also demonstrated our new Workforce Pro WF-C8690DWF printer, a highly reliable A3 business inkjet for small to medium workgroups. It will keep costs low and productivity high.”

He said the company wants to be a significant player in the technology area, supporting across print, projection scanning needs.

“Epson is a technology company and we believe that we have a role supporting the society and business environment development through the use of technology. So, we are focused in developing our presence in the Kingdom and working with the government and local businesses to support the overall vision of the Kingdom,” he added.

Whiley disclosed that the company is focusing on increasing “our resources in Saudi and partnerships in Saudi to support Saudi Government initiatives in infrastructure development and economic diversity.

He said “there were a lot of visitors in GITEX from Saudi Arabia from Sunday through to the end of the show, so we are quite excited about the increasing prospects in the kingdom. We are working with both the government and corporates in Saudi for technology initiatives.” Epson’s also is an expert in Artificial Intelligence and robotics and the company is currently running a ‘Win a Robot’ competition for education and research institutions.


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