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Receive Extended Warranty and Specialized Support with New Projector Care Program

Advanced Education clients can register now to gain access to specialized support and rapid repair turnaround on their SMART projectors.

SMART projector care

Mississauga, ON – Educators who purchase Smart projectors from Advanced Education now have access to a newly launched Projector Care Program from SMART.

The new program is simple – upon registration on the SMART website, education customers will receive an extended warranty on projector lamps, access to specially trained projector technicians who can troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, rapid repair turnaround and preferential pricing for lamps, upgrades and spare projectors.

“This new service program gives fast and reliable support to education customers who purchase a SMART projector as part of their SMART Board™ interactive whiteboard system” said Mark McPherson, Vice President, Advanced Education.   “The SMART Projector Care Program makes it simple and efficient for technology directors to maintain their projector implementations purchased from Advanced.”

Advanced Education customers also receive a complimentary upgrade to SMART Projector Care Plus, a premium service that offers all the features of the SMART Projector Care program and two upgraded options – expedited shipping and advanced projector replacement, which guarantees replacement projectors will be shipped within 24 hours. The SMART Projector Care Program is now available globally at no charge for education customers.

Information about the SMART Projector Care program can be found on the Advanced Educations website at http://www.advanced-education/Smart-Care-Program or call by calling Advanced at 1-800-502-0035.

About Advanced Education

Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Advanced Education (http://www.advanced-education.com) is the leader in providing audiovisual classroom technology to Ontario schools.  With experience working with over 60 school districts in Ontario, Advanced has demonstrated they possess the skills and experience to turn any classroom, lecture hall or computer lab into an effective, efficient presentation environments.
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Public Relations
Advanced Education, a division of Advanced Presentation Products
Phone:  1-855-502-0035  or  1-905-502-0035
Email:    pr@advanced-inc.com

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Epson Projector Promo – buy 5 get one free

Advanced Presentation Products’ supplier Epson is having a promotion:

Buy five (5) PowerLite 83+ (V11H303020) projectors between February 1, 2011 and March 31, 2011 (while supplies last) and receive one (1) of the same product purchased back by mail.

For more information click here, or contact us at 1-800-436-6239 or email info@advanced-inc.com

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Advanced selected as Authorized Vendor for Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace

Advanced is pleased to announce that after a lengthy RFP and review process, we have been awarded the status of authorized vendor under the AV/Educational Equipment contract for the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM).

OECM is focused on providing strategically sourced contracts and value-add service to Ontario’s education sector.  Their mission statement is tied to  leading collaborative strategic sourcing initiatives and promoting the adoption of leading integrated supply chain management practices for all of Ontario’s publicly funded educational institutions including School Boards, Colleges and Universities in Ontario.

We are very excited to have been selected as the vendor for these above institutions and in the categories of projectors, document cameras, projection screens, plasma and LCD displays, digital signage, TV stands / AV carts and overhead projectors.  Key manufacturing partners in these categories include AVmedia, Casio, Draper, Epson, Elmo, Hitachi, LG, Lumens and NEC.

In addition, we have been selected to provide the integrated E-classroom and lecture hall solution featuring products from Crestron, Draper, Extron and TOA.

For more information about OECM products or pricing please contact our OECM Support Desk at oecm@advanced-inc.com or 905-502-1110 / 1-800-436-6239

For additional information on the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace, please visit http://www.oecm.ca

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Advanced updates Vendor of Record status with the Canadian Federal Government

Advanced is pleased to announce that our status as an official provider of Audio Visual solutions to the federal government (Public Works and Government Services Canada) is confirmed through to April 15, 2011.  The complete listing of products and government pricing has recently been updated and published for all federal departments and agencies in Ontario.

Advanced is pleased to confirm vendor of record status for AV solutions from most major manufacturers including Epson, Crestron, Draper, Hitachi, NEC and Smart Technologies.  For reference, our standing offer authorization number is E60HN-10AVSO/002/HN.

For additional information on audiovisual products and services available to all government agencies including systems installation and integration, please contact us at 1-800-436-6239 or info@advanced-inc.com.

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Star Student promotion! Schools can enter to Win a $25,000 Makeover from NEC!

Advanced Presentation Products’ partner, NEC, has a promotion for schools looking to upgrade their technology. 

All you need to do is submit a video showing your technology-deficient classroom to NEC.  The top 5 will be chosen and then posted online for public voting.  The winner will be awared in April and will recieve a $25,000  technology makeover from NEC.

But hurry, the contest closes on February 28th, 2011.

For more information click on the banner or contact Advanced Presentation Products at 1-800-436-6239 or info@advanced-inc.com

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Holiday Greetings from Advanced

 

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Epson Now Shipping Super-Slim, Ultra-Portable PowerLite 1700-Series Projectors

Starting at under $800, Four New Projectors Offer Advanced Feature Set for Road Warriors

Advanced partner Epson America announced the PowerLite® 1750, 1760W, 1770W, and 1775W are now shipping. Introduced at InfoComm in June, these sleek new models weigh less than four pounds and at 1.7-inches tall, are as thin as a laptop.

Designed for mobile professionals and corporations, the PowerLite 1700-series offer reliable 3LCD image quality, high brightness and easy-to-use, hassle-free features.

“These new projectors have already made an impression with their super-slim form factor and advanced feature set,” said Heather Gareis, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson America. “Starting at under $800, the PowerLite 1700-series models provide busy professionals with convenience and performance without hurting the bottom line.”

The PowerLite 1750 ($799*) and 1760W ($899*) offer 2600 lumens of color and white light output1, and the PowerLite 1770W ($999*) and 1775W ($1,199*) offer 3000 lumens of color and white light output. The PowerLite 1750 features XGA resolution, while the PowerLite 1760W, 1770W and 1775W all feature WXGA resolution (16:10 aspect ratio) for use with widescreen laptops and DVD content.

Hassle-Free Connectivity and Setup

These projectors offer a variety of connectivity and setup features engineered for use in a wide range of meeting spaces, including:

- USB Plug ‘n Play: Instantly projects images from either a Windows® PC or Mac via a USB connection, allowing for easier set up and eliminating the hassle of dealing with bulky VGA cables and toggling between computer keys

- PC-Free Presentations: Offers convenient connectivity with USB memory devices such as a thumb drive for easily viewing and sharing pictures without a computer

- Quick-Connect Wireless USB key: Included with the PowerLite 1775W and optional with the PowerLite 1770W and 1760W, easy plug and play wireless presentations are possible by simply inserting the wireless USB Key into the projector (first time setup only) and then into the PC; the USB Key automatically creates an ad-hoc wireless connection to the projector for instantaneous use and can be shared between computers for multiple presenters

- Wireless Networking: Included on the PowerLite 1775W and optional on the PowerLite1760W and 1770W, allows for wireless presentations with audio using the 802.11 b/g/n module via a PC or Mac

- HDMI Connectivity: The PowerLite 1760W, 1770W and 1775W include an all-digitalHDMI connection for high quality video and digital audio

- Horizontal Keystone Correction: Squares the image even if the projector is placed offcenter from the screen – all four models feature automatic vertical keystone correction, the PowerLite 1750, 1760W and 1770W have manual horizontal keystone correction, and the PowerLite 1775W adds automatic horizontal keystone correction

- Screen Fit: The PowerLite 1775W automatically adjusts keystone and focus to fill the screen size that is being used

- Positioning Flexibility: 1.2x zoom requires a shorter throw distance, allowing for the projection of large images in smaller rooms; a 60-inch image can be projected from a distance of approximately four feet away

Additional Features

This new ultra-portable series from Epson also includes several features and controls to ensure that professionals can deliver presentations worry-free:

- Sleek, Lightweight and Travel Friendly: With a state-of-the-art design these new projectors offer a sleek look and lightweight design in both black and white options and includes a soft carrying case and remote control

- Instant On/Off®: Enables presenters to avoid delays when starting and finishing presentations and allows them to be up and running in only five seconds between pressing the “Power” button and the appearance of the start-up screen

- EasyMP® Monitor and Control: When connected to a network the PowerLite 1760W, 1770W and 1775W offer monitoring and control, virtual remote control, and presentation via IP network capabilities for a variety of presentation and audience needs

- Closed Captioning: Built-in closed captioning decoder makes presentations accessible to viewers with hearing impairments with no added cost

- Extended Lamp Life: The lamp life can last up to 4,000 hours2 in economy mode, helping to maximize presentation time

- 3LCD Technology: Features the latest, 3LCD, 3-chip technology to deliver amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful presentations; 3LCD technology provides an energy efficient light engine which efficiently uses available lamp light to create stunning images; in contrast to 1-chip DLP technology, 3LCD requires, on average, 25 percent less electricity per lumen of brightness3

Availability and Support

The PowerLite 1700-series are currently available through national resellers, pro audio/visual dealers, mail order, distribution, and are part of Epson ImageWaySM Partner Program. Epson’s PowerLite projectors come with a two-year limited warranty that includes two elite technical support services – two-year Epson PrivateLine® phone support where projector owners can directly access an expedited support telephone line by using a phone card that is included with the product, and a two-year Road Service projector replacement program that includes projector exchange in one business day.

For additional information or to order, please contact Advanced Presentation Products at info@advanced-inc.com or call 1-800-436-6239.

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Reduce Business Travel with SMART Corporate Solutions

 

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Purchase an NEC projector and receive a 19 inch widescreen LCD

 

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Advanced Presentation Products – Warehouse Clearance Sale

 

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