18.09.15

Epson showcases technology with Mercedes AMG Petronas

AUTHOR: Inavate

A few days before the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix, Epson held a technology showcase in conjunction with the Mercedes AMG Petronas. The showcase highlighted Epson technologies including printers, projectors and virtual reality glasses.

Epson is an official team partner of Mercedes AMG Petronas and has been providing the Formula One team with technology and solutions to help it succeed.

Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, said: Epson's use of innovative technology to deliver performance is perfectly aligned to what we strive to achieve in Formula One. Over the past eight months, we have started to move beyond this shared philosophy into the practicalities of team integrating Epson technology into many areas of our operations“

The main attraction at the event was a projection mapping display on a Formula One car using a total of seven Epsn EB-Z projectors. The projection mapping display was kicked off by Mercedes AMG Petronas driver, Lewis Hamilton.

Also on show was Epson's EB-1430W ultra short throw interactive projector. The product was used in conjunction with a D-Box solution to give attendees a taste of driving Singapore Formula One night circuit.