05 May 2021 — Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to supporting businesses through new ways of working, Canon is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology as well as the BLI 2021 A4 Line of the Year Award from Keypoint Intelligence. The award wins are a testament to Canon's class-leading solutions aimed at enabling remote and hybrid working. BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology Among scan technology vendors evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence, Canon stands out for its complete portfolio of scanning technology, ranging from the imageFORMULA document scanners, imageCLASS multi-function printers, imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE multi-function devices. The comprehensive lineup shares a consistent, automated scanning experience through uniFLOW Online and Therefore Online cloud-based solutions, enabling efficient digitisation for seamless collaboration between remote and office workers. “The hybrid workplace has created a paradigm shift in how businesses are operated, helping organisations increase worker productivity while scaling down office space and overcoming geographic barriers that limited access to more talent,” said Lee Davis, Associate Director of Scanners/Software at Keypoint Intelligence. “With Canon’s complete range of document scanners, multi-function printers, multi-function devices and cloud-based solutions, businesses can lift their information-management and workflow-automation technology to the cloud and make them accessible to all workers, no matter the location.” BLI 2021 A4 Line of the Year Award Canon’s range of A4 printers and multi-function devices also stand out amongst competitors when evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence. Awarded as part of the A4 lineup, the imageCLASS LBP228x, imageCLASS LBP325x and imageRUNNER 1643 series come equipped with features to help workers navigate through hybrid work environments seamlessly. Other award-winning factors include user-friendliness, high-quality and professional-looking output, as well as impressive level of control over print costs and security.Read More
21 Apr 2021 — The imageRUNNER 1643i/iF (iR 1643i/iF) made its debut in the Philippines last October 2019. It succeeds the imageRUNNER 1435/iF in all ways, such as an improved exterior, and addition of 1PDS, uniFLOW Online Express and Application Library as a standard feature to name a few. It emanates Pinoy pride for it is locally manufactured at Canon Business Machines (Philippines), Inc. in Tanuan, Batangas. It is manufactured by Filipinos for export quality distribution. The iRA 1643i/iF is a subtle beast of its own kind—dressed up in white for that modernized look, and featuring a 5” touch screen panel to make your printing more convenient. Don’t be fooled by its compact size. This machine is capable of printing up to 2,000 copies in a month. Its standard paper input capacity is 550 sheets, but it can be increased to 2,300 sheets with the addition of 3 cassette trays. Users with variety of print-out requirements can load different paper types into each cassette tray, eliminating the need to change or replace the paper every after usage. One of the feature highlights of the iRA 1643i/iF is the single-pass duplex scanning, which now comes standard with the device. The single-pass scanning increases the scan speed to a maximum of 70ipm for duplex mono prints. It can also support a wider range of originals during scanning and copying operations. Designed with every business need in mind, the iRA 1643i/iF comes with an Application Library, a built-in application that offers a one-touch solution to its users. Save time by automating routine tasks, or executing various tasks with a single press for better work efficiency. Sample routine tasks made easy by the iRA 1643i/iF are copying of back-to-back ID cards, printing order forms on demand, sending documents to a preset destination, checking the machine’s consumable information and showcasing a standby slide. All these in just a press of a button. Users have the flexibility to customize the applications they want to see in your home screen, complimenting their daily printing needs. On top of these, the iRA 1643i/iF is also equipped with uniFLOW Online Express (uOE). There is no server investment needed, since this is a free, cloud-based print management solution that comes with the device. Activating the uOE feature of the device allows its user to upgrade their security and print management. It features an authentication function, which allows the user to access the machine through pin or card authentication. This prevents unauthorized usage of the machine. UniFlow Online Express also has a reporting feature to help its users manage their device. Through the uOE, the user can automatically generate a print, copy, scan and fax usage report/analytics, helping them manage and optimize their machine usage. The imageRUNNER 1643i/iF is now available for ordering, and retails at PHP 47,000 and PHP 99,900 respectively.
15 Apr 2021 — Canon recently announced the launch of the imageRUNNER ADVANCE (iR-ADV) DX C5800i series, a productive range of A3 color laser multi-function devices (MFDs) ideal for businesses looking to accelerate digital transformation (DX) in the new normal. Delivering efficient digitization, flexible cloud connectivity and well-rounded security, the new iR-ADV DX C5800i series supports both office work and remote work seamlessly in the emerging hybrid workplace. “The hybrid workplace brought about by the pandemic is quickly becoming the norm, and more businesses are digitally transforming their operations to enable agile collaboration across different functions in the office and remotely,” said Yasuhiko Shiraki, Division Director of Business Imaging Solutions, Canon Marketing (Philippines), Inc. “Designed to support the new workplace model, the latest iR-ADV DX C5800i series helps businesses digitize efficiently, collaborate in the cloud securely, and create a sustainable work environment for the hybrid workforce while driving optimal productivity.”
24 Mar 2021 — While COVID-19 has taken the globe by surprise and has nudged adaptation of new ways of life, work style and habits, educators and learners have explored new platforms to ensure uninterrupted learning. “Whatever happens, education of our children must continue anytime, anywhere”, says Department of Education (DepEd) Assistant Regional Director Dr. Maria Inez Asuncion. The Department of Education branch in Region XI faced a logistical challenge in producing the large volume of printouts, sorting pages into modules, and dispatching to the respective schools. Canon helped the Department of Education through this challenge with our high-speed digital printing presses, backed up by a vast nationwide network of post sales support--including trained engineers, logistics support, optimum inventory of consumables and sales, and, above all, an organization structure committed to delighting the customers. The print room was swiftly deployed and activated for the Department of Education, enabling them to speed up the printing.