Press release from Business Wire India
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 08:32 PM IST (03:02 PM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Business services, Information technology, Publishing & printing; Technology
Canon Expands Presence in Workgroup Document Management
New Delhi, Delhi, India, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 -- (Business Wire India) -- -- Launches 4 New A4 Copier based MFDs
-- Launches 4 New Document Scanners
-- Expects to accelerate MDS growth to 50 p.a.
Canon India Pvt. Limited, India's No 1. complete digital imaging company today announced the launch of new range of imageRUNNER 1700 series and Document Scanners to further strengthen its stand as the market leader in India in Document Management Space .
The imageRUNNER 1700 series which includes imageRUNNER 1730,1730i, 1740i and 1750i models offers high speed A4 black and white printing, scanning and copying to address the Mid and High end Desktop A4 Printing requirements where A3 MFD has space constraints. This series comes with four variants with speed ranging for 30ppm to 50ppm. Also this comes with inbuilt universal send feature.
The new range of Document Scanners P-215, DR C-125, DR M-140 and DR M-160 covers all personal, workgroup to department level digitization needs.
Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, Senior Vice President, Canon India said, "India Inc prints about 15 crores documents annually and is expected to grow at rate of 15% YOY. The government and SME sector are the key growth drivers for this segment, the A4 Copier based MFDs is ideally suited to meet all the requirements of the Indian SMEs and Government segment. With this rapid growth Canon is focusing on Managed Document Services (MDS) as strategic value proposition to its customers and we are expecting 50% growth in this domain with revenue achievement of Rs. 75 crore in MDS for the year. Canon is poised to maintain its market leadership for 5th consecutive year in the copier based MFD segment. To commensurate this achievement, the global head of Canon OIP Business will be in India this September."
Also we find "Document scanners are integral part of digitization and become the first step in this process. Document scanner market is expected to grow by approx. 11%. BFSI, Government & SME's are key contributors to this growth, Canon likes to leverage this growth by adding more products and solutions in this space".
The imageRUNNER 1700 series offers high-performance printing with speeds of between 30 and 50 pages-per-minute and producing first copies in approximately five seconds or less. The robust and compact design offers a maximum capacity of up to 2300 pages, meaning that busy workgroups can print longer without needing to refill the MFD.
The imageRUNNER 1700 series has a simple and intuitive design, with an improved user interface, a large 5.7 inch touchscreen display, intuitive menu selection and an interface which can be adjusted so that users can operate the device from any position. Users can also print from and scan to USB memory sticks. The new imageRUNNER 1700 series is perfect for balanced deployment where compact, black-and-white models are required for specific areas of an office alongside larger, departmental and organisation-wide MFDs. The new compact A4 series is also compatible with Canon's eMaintenance and iWMC (iW Management Console), granting service providers and administrators easy access to real-time device performance information to maximise uptime and reduce the cost of ownership.
The new range of document scanners launched combines flexibility with compact design and high image quality. The DR-M160 scanner is a compact and flexible document imaging solution with user-friendly design, high-quality image processing, reliable item handling, and intelligent software offer end-to-end options for capturing, converting, communicating, and controlling business information. They can be utilized for workgroups and departments in any industry the DR-M160 scanner provides the basis for efficient records management and paperwork reduction. With speed up to 60ppm / 120ipm (2-sided) it can scan A4 & Legal size as well. The DR-M160 comes with an automatic Colour Detection that differentiates colour documents from your black & white automatically and the background smoothing function reduce unevenness in scanned document data. This it can produce high-quality 24-bit images in full colour at 60ppm via simple front panel operations, and the double feed detection and separation retry functions automatically corrects feed errors to maximize efficiency.
The DR-C125 Scanner's USP is its innovative space-saving design makes it a must have in office environment for improving information accessibility, management, and to modernize paper-based processes. Its high image quality combined with ease of use makes it ideal for converting and capturing paper-based documents to digital format, in corporate or remote offices use by individuals or small workgroups. Without obstructive tray extensions it has a speed of 25ppm / 50ipm (2-sided) and can scan any size up to A4 at 25 sheets per minute. The DR-C125 is very compact and small in footprint which requires no additional space for document ejection, and scans a variety of documents with the two available ejection paths: U-turn path and straight ejection path enabling it to scan thick document sheets, driver's licenses and ID cards as well. Its unique Full Auto Mode automatically applies the best settings and allows you to scan documents that contain pages of varying type under conditions is available with the colour mode, page size, resolution and text orientation automatically determined based on the contents of the document. Another USP is its built-in ultrasonic sensor accurately detects when more than one sheet is fed simultaneously and can prevent important information from being left out.
The P-215 a compact portable scanner to support high level of mobility. With its small form and weight less than 1 kg makes it easy to be carry anywhere. This brand new Canon scanner also comes with several advantages, such as "Capture OnTouch Lite" to allow user to easily scan result to a PC or laptop via USB 3.0 cable. In addition, users also do not need to install any drivers to use this scanner.
Documents are integral part of every organization and therefore printing and scanning are the key to every organization need. Verticals like BFSI, Telecom, healthcare, logistics and government sectors have plenty of documents and these scanners are designed to increase the productivity in any organization.
About Canon Inc.
Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon's extensive range of products includes copying machines, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video equipment, medical equipment and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment. Originally established in 1937 as Precision Optical Industry, Co., Ltd., a camera manufacturer, Canon has successfully diversified and globalized to become a worldwide industry leader in professional and consumer imaging systems and solutions.
With over 195,000 employees worldwide, Canon has manufacturing and marketing subsidiaries in Japan, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania; and a global R&D network with companies based in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Canon's consolidated net sales for fiscal 2011 (ended December 31, 2011) totaled $46 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at: www.canon.com
Canon in India
Canon India closed the year of 2011 with revenues of Rs 1525 crore which is 21 % growth over 2010. Canon focuses on multiple market segments of consumer, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon's product portfolio extends over a vast variety of copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, camcorders and multimedia projectors, cable ID printers, semiconductors and card printers.
Canon India Pvt. Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd., a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon India markets over 140 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging. The company today has offices in 7 cities, warehouses in 13 cities across India and employs over 930 people. Canon has approximately 380 primary channel partners 13 National Retail Chain partners, and over 4000 secondary retail points. Oce distributors in India will now be a part of Canon partner network. Canon's service reach extends to over 200 towns with over 200 service Engineers, 4 Master service centers and 34 Canon Care Centers. Canon and Océ products are available with complete service support network.
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