Epson Sets Up New Software Lab in Cebu; Technology & Knowledge Transfer to Boost Local IT Industry
Epson Philippines Corp., the countrys leader in digital imaging solutions, recently announced that its mother company, Seiko Epson Corporation through its subsidiary Epson Software Development Laboratory, Inc., has established a new software development laboratory in Cebu.
The new lab, located in Asia Town Information Technology Park, opened for business last April 2004. Epson Software Development Laboratory is strengthening its global software development to meet growing internal software demand, reduce costs and speed up the development cycle. The new lab will draw on the Philippines large pool of English-speaking engineering talent to develop and design software independently or jointly with local software vendors.
Part of Epsons "global brain network" concept, the new lab is geared to quickly develop the best software in the most ideal location. The company will continue to build its global network as manufacturing and sales operations, expanding its global foot print, ensuring that its software meets the demands of local customers.
Epson Software Development Laboratory currently operates software development labs in six locations in Japan and two locations overseas, one in Canada and the other in China. …