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Epson and DJI partner to launch 2017 Australia SkyPixel aerial photo contest

March 2017

SYDNEY, 22 March 2017 – SkyPixel, the world’s largest and most popular aerial photography community, is hosting its first region-specific photo contest called SkyPixel's ‘Australia From Above’. In cooperation with Epson, DJI, and Tourism Australia, this contest intends to inspire aerial enthusiasts and photographers around the world to share their story and show the unique diversity of Australia from above.

Epson Moverio BT-300 smartglasses

As an official sponsor of the contest, Epson will be giving away Moverio smartglasses and the Epson SureColor SC-P600 professional photographic printer. The winner will receive a DJI Inspire 2 Premium Combo, one trip to Lord Howe Island and one trip to Kangaroo Island. The runners-up get the chance to win DJI Phantom 4 Pro, Mavic Pro and Osmo Mobile.

Epson SureColor P600

General Manager - Sales & Marketing Consumer Division Epson Australia Bruce Bealby said, “We are very excited to be a part of this campaign because it will allow more people to experience our technology and enjoy this new photographic artform. Our CASA-compliant Moverio smartglasses integrates seamlessly into DJI’s aerial platforms, providing an immersive experience for drone operators while the SureColor P600 professional photo printer will help creators bring their artwork to life. Together with DJI drones, these products provide a total solution for creators and is a perfect fit for the ’Australia from Above‘ Photo Contest.”

As the world's largest contest dedicated to aerial photography, “Australia From Above” provides participants an opportunity to elevate their work to the world stage and be seen by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. The contest is now open for submissions and will close on 2 May 2017. The winning entries will be announced on 19 May 2017.

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Epson Moverio BT-300 smartglasses
Epson SureColor SC-P600 printer

About Epson and Epson Australia
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson Australia offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the commercial, industrial, consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets, and is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retail market. Epson is the market leader in Australia and worldwide in sales of projectors for the home, office and education. Established in 1983 Epson Australia is headquartered in North Ryde NSW and is a subsidiary of the Epson Group headquartered in Japan.

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