Recognising the will of complex printing answers and to ship enhanced place of business productiveness, Canon India on 25 July introduced the third generation ‘imageRUNNER ADVANCE’ Series and a powerful A3 color multi-function software (MFD) ‘iR C3020’. Targeted in opposition to the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and start-up communities, the goods are actually to be had on the market in the India marketplace.
“As India plays an increasingly vital role in the growth of Canon in Asia, the launch will further strengthen the important position of ‘Business Imaging Solutions’ within Canon India’s total business and be a vital contributor to the overall growth of Canon,” Howard Ozawa, President and CEO, Canon Asia Marketing Group, advised journalists right here. Earlier this yr, Canon marked its 20th anniversary in the rustic and introduced its “Vision 2020” beneath which, the corporate has set a enlargement goal of Rs three,500 crore in the following 3 years.
“Our legacy of two decades has further strengthened our commitment of providing enhanced propositions in our products and service outreach,” added Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India. “With the launch of the third generation ‘imageRUNNER ADVANCE’ Series, we aim to add more ‘colours to India’ and strengthen our mark in the colour printing segment,” Kobayashi famous.
The newly introduced fashions come with the iR-ADV C355i-A4 Colour; iR-ADV C3500 series (three variants); iR-ADV 4500 series (four variants)-A3 Mono; iR-ADV C5500i Series (four variant-A3 Colour, and ‘iR C3020’-A3 Colour. Enhanced with a 10.1-inch touchscreen, the third-generation series gives an intuitive consumer enjoy with smartphone-like gestures, comparable to swiping and pinching for simple navigation around the native consumer interface.
The ‘Picture Login’ authentication supplies a simplified login enjoy through permitting customers to achieve software get entry to briefly by the use of user-specific icons. The ‘Force Hold Printing’ allows customers to preview and edit print settings prior to freeing the quickly held print jobs on the software. “Fleet management is made easy with the third generation of the ‘imageRUNNER ADVANCE’. Built-in with Remote Operator Software Kit, IT administrators are able to remotely assist users during troubleshooting without the need to be physically at the device,” the corporate mentioned.
The Content Delivery System (CDS) supplies a method to automate firmware updates by the use of ‘eMaintenance’ permitting all the software fleet to be up to date in tandem. Scheduled updates can also be organized to happen all over off-peak hours to additional cut back interruptions. The ‘Intelligent Recovery’ operate identifies a bystander, a passerby or an coming near consumer by the use of the infrared movement sensor and accordingly, the software avoids accidental restoration and stays in sleep mode or robotically recovers for additonal consumer comfort.
Common bottlenecks, comparable to double-feeding of originals and scanning of clean pages can also be simply resolved through Multi-sheet Detection and Skip Blank Originals respectively in the brand new merchandise. The third generation series comes usual with Wireless LAN improve, offering customers with the versatility to print and scan wirelessly from their good units.
“We are envisioning this colour series to play an integral role in catering to a wide base of customers in the commercial, enterprise and government sector,” added Ok Bhaskhar, Vice-President, Business Imaging Solutions, Canon India, added. Kobayashi additionally introduced that the corporate has attained a double digit enlargement of 14 p.c in the primary part of 2017 over the similar length ultimate yr.
With its product portfolio, together with copier MFDs, printers and imaging merchandise, Canon India recorded earnings of Rs 2,348 crore in 2016. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 complete vary of subtle fresh virtual imaging in India. Canon has places of work and warehouses in 14 towns and employs over 1,000 other people.