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Canon U.S.A. Appoints Yoruku Adachi as its New Chairman

Canon U.S.A. has appointed Yoruku Adachi as its new chairman effective April 1st. Since 2005, Adachi has been serving as president and chief executive officer of Canon U.S.A., overseeing Canon’s operations in the Americas, and will maintain his current responsibilities as CEO. Adachi (right) joined Canon Inc. in Japan in 1970 and worked at Canon […]

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Nuance eCopy ShareScan v5.2 Now Available through Canon Dealers

Canon U.S.A. reports that Nuance eCopy ShareScan v5.2, which includes a new eMail and Folder Watching Service, will now be available through Canon authorized dealers for use with Canon MEAP-enabled imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs. eCopy ShareScan is a customizable and embedded image- and document-capture platform that enables users to streamline document-scanning processes for creating electronic documents […]

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Indian Hardcopy-Peripheral Market Static in 2013

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), Hardcopy Peripherals (HCP)* market in India declined by 0.1% year-on-year in CY2013 and stood at 3.2 million units. “Both consumer and commercial markets were weak in the first half of 2013, but with the help of aggressive consumer and commercial marketing and couple of bulk Government orders, overall shipments […]

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IDC: Worldwide Hardcopy Market Continues Gradual Recovery; HP and Brother Make Gains

International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that the worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market continued its recovery in the fourth quarter of 2013 (4Q13). The 31.7 million unit shipments in 4Q13 represented a year-over-year increase of 2.0 percent while shipments for the full year 2013 declined just -1.6 percent, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly […]

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Mopria Mobile-Printing Alliance Says Mopria-Certified Printers on the Way; Adds Many New Members

On February 12th, the Mopria Alliance announced that it had formally launched its certification processes. Since its formation in September 2013, the non-profit organization, which was developed to create industry standards for mobile printing, has developed technical prototypes, conducted product testing, and has issued certifications to qualified products. It expects member companies to now begin to promoting their newly […]

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Canon Adds Mobile Scan App for imageCLASS Multifunctionals

Canon U.S.A. is launching its Mobile Scanning for Business App for Apple iPhone and iPad mobile devices. The new app enables users to scan jobs from a supported imageCLASS MFP directly to their compatible iPhone or iPad mobile device. The Canon Mobile Scanning for Business app is compatible with select Canon imageCLASS desktop laser MFPs that […]

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Canon Previewing Scan to Worldox Document Repositories Solution

Canon U.S.A. reports that it will unveil new integration with World Software’s Worldox document-repository solution with its MEAP-enabled MFPs at the LegalTech 2014 conference being held February 4 – 6 in New York, New York. Canon’s Worldox solutions are designed to simplify scanning and document-management by integrating Canon MFPs directly with Worldox. The solutions allow users access […]

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Top News for the Week of 1/20/2014 – Ricoh Expands Managed Services with Acquisition, Memjet Expands C6000 Distribution, More

Acquisitions Three interesting acquisitions were announced this week. Konica Minolta acquires a stake in French digital-press maker MGI, while Ricoh make a big move to bolster its services-division with the acquisition of mindSHIFT from Best Buy. MGI, among other things, manages thousands of desktop PCs across the United States. While Ricoh didn’t say how much […]

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Canon Leads Japanese Companies in U.S. Patents Awarded for Ninth Consecutive Year

Canon Inc. of Japan reports that it again ranked first among Japanese companies and third overall for the number of U.S. patents awarded in 2013, according to the latest ranking of preliminary patent results issued by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services on January 14, 2014. Canon says it actively promotes the globalization of its business and […]

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Canon U.S.A. Launches Updated Managed Document Services with New Cloud-Based Monitoring, Reporting, Supply Shipment

Canon U.S.A. is updating its Canon Managed Document Services (MDS) with a new MDS Cloud Platform that provides tools and services to help businesses design, implement, and centrally manage the infrastructure for the flow and output of printed and electronic documents. The enhancements will be offered through Canon U.S.A and the Canon Dealer Channel, allowing […]

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New Canon SLEPHY CP910 Wireless Printer for Printing 4″x6″ Color Photos Nearly Anywhere

Canon U.S.A. is unveiling a compact color photo printer, the SELPHY CP910 Wireless Compact Photo Printing ($99.99) with wireless printing, which produces color photos up to 4″x6″ (in about 47 seconds), and at just 1.8 lbs., is light enough to take nearly anywhere. The SELPHY CP910 uses dye-sublimation printing technology, a continuous-tone printing technology that […]

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Top News for the Week of 12/30/2013 – Ricoh Supplying 3D Print Heads, Top Stories of 2013, More

As we wrote two weeks ago, the list of 2D printer makers involved in 3D printing continues to grow. This week we report that Ricoh is also involved. In an investor report, 3D-printer giant Stratasys reveals: “In particular, we rely on a sole supplier, Ricoh Printing Systems America, Inc. or Ricoh, for the print heads for our PolyJet 3D printers. Under the terms of our agreement […]

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Canon Introduces Print Plugin App for New Kindle Fire Tablets

Canon U.S.A. is introducing a free print plugin app for Amazon’s all new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX, expanding its suite of mobile-printing solutions. With the app, users can now wirelessly print documents, photos, emails and calendar events from their Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The Canon Print Plugin app is […]

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Top News for the Week of 12/23/2013

The staff at Wirth Consulting wishes you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season. In the Courts PrinterOn has been in the news lately and this time it’s a bit more interesting. It announced that it settled a patent-infringement suit it filed against Uniguest, which deploys guest-printing solutions typically used in hotels, and also […]

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Canon and Parsia Settle Alleged Toner Patent-Infringement Lawsuit

Canon and Parsia International Limited in the United Kingdom have reached an out-of-court resolution of disputes over Parsia’s alleged patent infringement concerning certain toner bottle products sold for use in Canon digital copiers/MFPs. As a result of the resolution, Parsia has agreed to stop manufacturing, importing, disposing, offering, using, or keeping of the following Parsia […]

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Epson, Canon Providing Philippines Typhoon Support

Seiko Epson and Canon Inc. have both pledged donations to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck central areas of the Philippines, including the islands of Leyte and Samar in the Visayas region. Both companies extended sympathy to victims and their families. Epson Precision (Philippines), Epson Philippines Corporation, and Seiko Epson Corporation have donated Php […]

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Top News for the Week of 11/4/2013

This week we present comprehensive coverage of Convergence 2013, Ricoh America’s North American dealer meeting, which attracted approximately 1,200 attendees and representatives from over 500 dealerships. Ricoh’s got an interesting product-road-map laid out, with a lot of A4 on the way. Financial As with last week, there was a lot of good news on the financial […]

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3D Systems Partners with Canon to Bring Manufacturing 3D Printers to Japan, with Sindoh to Bring Consumer 3D Printers to Korea

3D Systems, which markets industrial, manufacturing, and consumer printers and software, and is based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, reports two new marketing agreements, one with with Canon Marketing, the other with South Korean office-imaging maker Sindoh. Under the Canon Marketing agreement, Canon joins 3D Systems network of resellers and will market 3D Systems’ professional […]

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