Epson lays claim to being the largest manufacturer of projectors in the world. They are also the leader and primary manufacturer of the type of LCD panels that go into projectors. That is their edge over the competition. Epson produces more models in more projector categories than anyone typically offering more than 125 projector models on their US website. Epson is also big on color brightness – with all their projectors offering as many color lumens as white ones. That translates into much better color near maximum power, and requires giving up little brightness to get the best possible picture! FYI: Projectors with low color lumens often have to give up up to half their brightness to look really good.
Epson Projectors is one of the largest suppliers to US schools. They offer an aggressive program for the schools, called Brighter Futures, that makes their projectors and accessories less expensive than most. Epson has stood out over the years for winning many awards relating to their warranty, replacement and post-sales support programs, which are excellent – almost legendary. Epson projectors have over 50% market share in the US (actually North America). Source – Pacific Media Associates
Epson also dominates the category of interactive projectors, with a full line-up typically 8 or more models. Most competitors offer one or two (or none).