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Canon Launches New High-Speed Color Document Imaging Solution

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.-- Canon U.S.A., Inc. has today introduced the new DR-4010C scanner, the latest addition to Canon's award-winning DR scanner line. Providing color scanning up to 40 pages per minute (ppm) and 80 images per minute (ipm), the DR-4010C is one of the fastest among departmental scanners in the market today. Ideal for the healthcare, legal, financial, education, and government markets, the DR-4010C boasts a number of new features such as automatic detection of color or black-and-white document scans, the ability to handle a wider range of documents, as well as black-and-white contrast enhancement for improved low contrast document imaging. "The DR-4010C scanner provides our customers with a unique combination of speed, workflow enhancements and image capture quality to provide a robust imaging solution to satisfy a range of market needs," said Tod Pike, senior vice president, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc., "Since entering this segment of the document scanner market in 1996, Canon has greatly expanded its product line to address all applications and environments." Positioned to be the flagship model in Canon's departmental scanner segment, the DR-4010C includes Canon's new Advanced Text Enhancement technology and the company's new Auto Color Detection driver to optimize data-capture. The Advanced Text Enhancement technology allows the device to capture text information from scanned documents by removing patterned backgrounds, enhancing light colored texts and removing halftone backgrounds. This technology helps ensure all text is properly extracted and captured on all scanned documents. Canon's new Auto Color Detection driver automatically distinguishes between color and black-and-white documents and generates the appropriate color or black-and-white image accordingly. This feature allows for color and black-and-white documents to be scanned in a single batch without the need to separate documents and scan separately. The DR-4010C strengthens Canon's position in the departmental scanning segment addressing the needs for a broad range of vertical business applications. The DR-4010C targets department-volume environments, using an adapted Three-Line CMOS sensor to scan in both color and black-and-white at a constant rate of 40 ppm, as well as 80 ipm in duplex scanning at the industry standard of 200 dpi resolution. The scanner's straight path paper feeding capability allows it to easily scan a range of thick documents as well as plastic cards. The DR-4010C scanner inherits the Canon DR scanner line's proven reliability and image quality features, while additionally incorporating a variety of new capabilities, including: ID card scanning using Straight Path feed capabilities Punch-Hole Removal Three-Dimensional Color Correction Rapid Recovery System Text Orientation Recognition Auto Paper Size Detection The new DR-4010C comes bundled with CapturePerfect 3.0, Canon's out-of-box office-scanning tool to better support software functionality, and Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Standard. CapturePerfect maximizes document scanning, viewing, saving, distributing and printing capabilities, and is an ISIS-compliant application. CapturePerfect enables a number of image file editing and viewing functions, searchable and encrypted PDF file format support, as well as convenient ways to scan documents for different business imaging needs such as: scan page; scan batch-to-file, printer- or mail-; scan-to-presentation and scan job.




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