Nov 17, 2004

PictureMate, The No. 1-Selling 4'' X 6'' Ink Jet Photo Printer, Now in Full Distribution across United States

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"LONG BEACH, Calif--Nov. 17, 2004--The PictureMate(TM) personal photo lab, the No. 1-selling(a) 4"x6" dedicated ink jet photo printer in the United States, has gone into full distribution -- making the popular personal photo lab available to even more of the estimated 33 million-plus digital camera owners(b) across the country just in time for the holiday season, according to Epson officials.

The PictureMate personal photo lab and PictureMate Print Pack, the affordable ink and paper combo pack, are now available nationwide at consumer electronics retailers, computer superstores, mass merchandisers, office superstores and photo specialty stores. Consumers also can purchase PictureMate online, via catalogs and through television shopping.

PictureMate, which launched in limited distribution earlier this year, is the first and only dedicated photo printer to address all the barriers digital camera owners have had with printing their photos at home.

"With PictureMate, we raised the bar for what digital camera owners should expect from photo printers," said Fabia Ochoa, group product manager, Photo Imaging, Epson. "No other printer company has been as successful in providing consumers with all of the features and benefits they truly want and need from a home solution, including photo quality, longevity, ease of use and affordability."