High-speed color scanner begins shipping

Feb. 13, 2007
New DR-4010C digital imaging solution is positioned as Canon's flagship model for departmental environments.

LAKE SUCCESS, New York--This month Canon U.S.A., Inc. has begun shipping the new DR-4010C scanner, the latest addition to the company's award-winning DR scanner line.

The DR-4010C provides color scanning up to 42 pages per minute and 84 images per minute, one of the fastest among departmental scanners in the market today.

"The Canon DR-4010C made an impressive debut during the ARMA International Conference and Expo as well as the BAI Conference and Expo in late 2006," said Tod Pike, senior vice president, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc., "Given Canon's recent marketshare growth in the document scanner market, we look forward to future growth in 2007 with the addition of the DR-4010C."

The departmental scanner segment registered impressive growth over the last 2 years and is expected to show another formidable performance in 2007. With the DR-4010C scanner, Canon plans to further strengthen and expand its position within this segment. By offering Production segment features with a Departmental price this scanner will be capable of tackling potential market challenges.

As document imaging rapidly becomes a mainstream in today's office environment, companies look to faster more robust scanning devices, the Canon DR-4010C will look to fill key role in this burgeoning marketplace.

Vertical markets such as healthcare, legal, financial, education, and government were among the first to utilize document imaging workflows and are now experiencing the need for faster document processing and more dynamic imaging features.

The DR-4010C boasts Canon's new Advanced Text Enhancement technology and the company's new Auto Color Detection feature 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 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 scanner has been tested and is compatible with the following imaging software solutions:

* AccuSoft Corp.
* Compulink Management Center Inc.
* Docubase Systems Inc.
* DocuWare Corp.
* EMC Corp.
* Hyland Software Inc. OnBase software suite
* Nuance Communications Inc.
* Secure Health Information Corp.
* WestBrook Technology Inc.

The DR-4010C is currently available through authorized Canon dealers, select distributors, and Canon resellers with a manufacturer suggest retail price of $3,995.