Canon U.S.A. Receives Multiple Summer Pick Awards from Buyers Laboratory LLC

  Canon U.S.A. Receives Multiple Summer Pick Awards from Buyers Laboratory LLC

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MELVILLE, N.Y. -- July 23, 2014

Twice a year, Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) recognizes printing hardware and
software that deliver outstanding performance within their respective industry
categories. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today
announced that it has received three Summer 2014 Pick awards from BLI for
select imageRUNNER ADVANCE products as well as the Outstanding Education
Solution Pick award for the Intelligent Grading Solution and an Outstanding
Achievement in Innovation award for the Scan to Worldox solution.

“Canon is honored to be recognized with three BLI Summer Pick awards as well
as an Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award and an Outstanding Education
Solution Award,” said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general
manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Receiving these
awards is a testament to Canon’s commitment for not only our exceptional MFP
devices, but our versatile and innovative software solutions as well.”

These awards include:

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE C7260 MFP: Outstanding 51- to 60-ppm A3 Color MFP

Providing outstanding color quality and helping to increase productivity in
high-volume office environments, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C7260 MFP offers an
easy-to-use interface, seamlessly integrated solutions such as uniFLOW
software and cloud-based connectivity^1 as well as powerful performance to
help users increase workflow efficiency.

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4251 MFP: Outstanding 51- to 60-ppm A3 Monochrome
MFP

Created to help integrate business processes and streamline tasks, the Canon
imageRUNNER ADVANCE 4251 MFP was designed for busy workgroups that demand
outstanding versatility. This device provides advanced performance, custom
solutions, easy system configuration and cloud connectivity^1 and helps
streamline workflows.

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8205 MFP: Outstanding 90+ ppm A3 Monochrome MFP

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8205 MFP can help provide fast operational
times, reliability and built-in intuitive features to light production and CRD
environments such as high-volume offices, in-plant reprographic facilities,
and print-for-pay businesses. These benefits help provide a streamlined
production process helping to maximize productivity.

Scan to Worldox Solution: Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

Helping satisfy the need for document integration in the legal sector, Canon
has partnered with Worldox to bring a solution that allows for documents to be
sent to the Worldox Document Management System directly from a Canon
imageRUNNER ADVANCE device. This powerful, embedded application enables staff
to quickly and easily profile and scan documents to various file stores,
promoting security, collaboration and convenient accessibility to documents.

Intelligent Grading Solution by Canon: Outstanding Education Solution

The Intelligent Grading Solution can help schools and teachers keep pace with
the increasing demands in education today by providing an easy, efficient way
to create and grade exams. This intuitive solution is a cloud based solution
that works with imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs to help streamline the test grading
process and provide in-depth analysis on student, class and exam performance
to help teachers discover learning gaps and empower faculty to focus on
student achievement.

“Whether it’s the control panel, print drivers or user maintenance tasks, ease
of use is consistently a stand-out strength for Canon,” said Pete Emory,
manager of laboratory testing, BLI. “The imageRUNNER ADVANCE 8205 especially
stood out for its productivity—a particularly important factor for the
high-volume environments the device is geared towards. It was the most
productive device in its competitive group when producing booklets and
outperformed the majority of competitive devices when printing BLI’s job
stream, which simulates printing in a busy office environment.”

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business,
and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $36 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents granted in 2013†and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most
Admired Companies in 2014. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com
Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and
printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the
past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service
and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated
to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014,
the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED®Gold certification, a
recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of
high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from
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www.usa.canon.com/rssand follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

About Buyers Laboratory LLC

Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) is the world's leading independent provider of
analytical information and services to the digital imaging and document
management industry. For over 50 years, buyers have relied on BLI to help them
differentiate products’ strengths and weaknesses and make the best purchasing
decisions, while industry sales, marketing and product professionals have
turned to BLI for insightful competitive intelligence and valued guidance on
product development, competitive positioning and sales channel and marketing
support. Using BLI’s web-based bliQ and Solutions Center services, 40,000
professionals worldwide create extensive side-by-side comparisons of hardware
and software solutions for over 15,000 products globally, including
comprehensive specifications and the performance results and ratings from
BLI’s unparalleled Lab, Solutions and Environmental Test Reports, the result
of months of hands-on evaluation in its US and UK labs. The services, also
available via mobile devices, include a comprehensive library of BLI’s test
reports, an image gallery, hard to find manufacturers’ literature and valuable
tools for configuring products, calculating total cost of ownership (TCO) and
annual power usage. BLI also offers consulting and private, for-hire testing
services that help manufacturers develop and market better products and
consumables. For more information on Buyers Laboratory LLC, please call (201)
488-0404, visit www.buyerslab.com, or e-mail info@buyerslab.com.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark
Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their
respective owners.

All ppm’s are based on letter-sized output unless otherwise noted.

^1Cloud Connect for imageRUNNER ADVANCE is a MEAP application enabling
connectivity between supported imageRUNNER ADVANCE devices and the Google
Drive™ online storage service.

Google Drive™ is a registered trademark of Google Inc. Requires an Internet
connection and Google Account. Subject to Google Terms of Service. Certain
exceptions may apply.

Contact:

Editorial:
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Siobhan Cullagh, 631-330-4602
scullagh@cusa.canon.com
or
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Emily Moran, 631-330-2403
emmoran@cusa.canon.com
or
For sales information/customer support:
1-800-OK-CANON
or
Canon U.S.A. website:
http://www.usa.canon.com
 
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