Inspirational technology for a better future
Seiko Epson has evolved greatly since starting out as watchmakers over 60 years ago - one thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to creating ground-breaking technologies that enable you to exceed your vision.
As print, projection and display needs change, we respond with products that break through the barriers of what is currently possible - so that you can see a brighter, smarter, future.
1963 - Printing Timer: Sport event timing is changed forever as Epson creates the first electronic recording system in Olympic history.
1964 - Tokyo Olympics: The Olympics got off to a flying start thanks to our high-precision crystal chronometers and printing timers.
1968 - Epson EP-101: A year before man set foot on the moon, Epson made its own great leap with the world's smallest digital printer.
1973 - Seiko Quartz V.F.A LC 06LC: Seiko - our parent company - launched a timely innovation with the world's first digital quartz watch with a six-digit LCD.
1977 - EX-1: As The Queen of England celebrates her Silver Jubilee, we were creating significant numbers of our own with the first dedicated accounting computer to carry the Epson name.
1982 - Epson's TV Watch: A milestone with the introduction of the world's first television-watch, with an active matrix LCD.
1984 - Epson ET-10: Another first with the pocket size, Liquid Crystal, full-colour LCD TV.
1989 - VPJ-700: The first colour Liquid Crystal Projector.
1993 - Epson Stylus 800: Global debut of Micro PiezoTM technology in an inkjet printer, making a permanent, positive impact in print head innovation.
1994 - Epson Stylus Color: Printing is more than black and white with the world's first 720 dpi colour inkjet printer.
1998 - Epson Stylus Color 800: The sky is the limit as Epson colour inkjet is selected by NASA for the STS-95 mission.
1998 - Epson Stylus Color: As the Winter Olympics returned to Japan and snowboarding made its debut, our first colour inkjet printer with built-in USB connectivity entered the market.
2000 - Epson's MD19SBT: The dawn of a new millennium, and in an environmentally-aware world, Epson introduced an active matrix colour LCD with ultra-low power consumption.
2005 - Epson's EMP-TWD1: A breakthrough for both Epson and projector innovation, with the launch of the DVD player-projector that expanded the home-projector market.