Epson Projectors with Crestron RoomView / Connected Control and Adobe Flash Player
This knowledge base article is for Crestron RoomView / Connected compatible Epson projectors.
Adobe announced the end of Flash Player by the 31st of December, to which Flash will not be available to download from the Adobe website, and web browsers will notify users to remove the plugin or flash player support by this date.
Without the Adobe Flash player plugin, when connecting and selecting the RoomView option from the browser, users will not be able to access the content shown below.
It’s important to note that existing Crestron systems will continue to control the Epson projector providing there is no change to the existing configuration. However, as Flash will have been uninstalled or removed, the configuration of the connection between Crestron control processors and Epson projectors will not be available.
For example, this will be an issue for new installations of projectors, after a projector reset, or configuring a projector to a different Crestron system.
For current Epson projectors, a firmware will be available from February 2021 onwards. In this update the RoomView function will be removed and the following key configuration settings shown below will move to the projector’s OSD menu.
Control System IP Address / Hostname
These settings will be moved to the following locations:
The list of projectors that will receive a firmware update is at the end of this article.
Please continue to visit this support page for the most up-to-date information and the latest firmware downloads.
A number of alternative solutions are available in order to continue using the Crestron RoomView, these are listed below.
Contact HARMAN, Adobe's official distribution licensing partner of Flash. HARMAN are available to provide Flash Player licensing support after the end of life date plus any other additional services.