|[November 26, 2012]
Canon U.S.A. Announces Mobile Printing App for Home and Office Users
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Canon (News - Alert) U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today
announced its Canon Mobile Printing App for iPhone® and iPad®, extending
Canon's already comprehensive support for mobile office users and
consumers. Canon Mobile Printing enables users in homes and offices of
all sizes to send print jobs directly from their iPhone (News - Alert) and iPad to a
compatible Canon output device.
The Canon Mobile Printing App is compatible with select Canon imageCLASS
desktop laser printers and multifunction printers including the recently
launched MF4000 models. The app is also compatible with Canon's recently
released next generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5200, 6200, and 8200
enterprise multifunction office systems. Additionally, the app supports
most imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE enterprise multifunction office
systems, as well as imageRUNNER LBP printers. Users can print Microsoft (News - Alert)
® Office files (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx), iWork® files (Pages,
Numbers, Keynote), JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF and PDF files, photographs
(stored in Photo Albums and taken with the device camera), and web pages
directly through the app's user-friendly interface.
"With today's mobile workforce, being able to print on-the-go is
becoming an increasingly valuable asset," said Sam Yoshida, vice
president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions
Group, Canon U.S.A. "The new Canon Mobile Printing App provides ease of
use and places traditional print functionality at the fingertips of
today's mobile worker."
The Canon Mobile Printing App features the following innovative tools:
OpenIn Compatibility Improves Efficiency
The Canon Mobile Printing user experience becomes seamless with the
integration of OpenIn, a feature that allows users to capitalize
on the functionality of the mobile app while navigating through files
located elsewhere. The OpenIn feature allows users to easily navigate to
Canon Mobile Printing directly from the application they are in, giving
the customer more ways to access printing.
Variety of Supported Document Types Enhances Usability
Designed with the end-user in mind, the app supports a variety of file
formats. Users can print Microsoft Office files (doc, docx, xls, xlsx,
ppt, pptx), iWork files PDF, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF files,
photographs, and web pages can be printed directly through the app.
Wide Range of Compatibility Provides a Satisfying End-User Experience
The app supports devices running iOS 5.1 - 6.0 and is available for the
iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, the new iPad, iPad 2, and the original
iPad. The app also supports most imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE
enterprise multifunction office systems and includes support for the
next generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction devices. In addition,
the app supports compatible imageCLASS printers and imageRUNNER LBP
Intuitive Printer Communication
The app can search for and identify Canon printers within a wireless
(Wi-Fi) broadcast range - and automatically save these devices for
future use. If the Canon printer cannot be found within a wireless
broadcast range, users can manually enter the IP address of the Canon
device to list it as one of their available print devices.
Opportunity to Choose Print Settings Optimizes Workflow
The app offers a variety of built-in printing options to enhance control
and performance. Users can tailor print range, paper size, color output,
and number of copies directly from the app. Depending on the finishing
features on the printer, documents can also be stapled directly from the
menu. Additionally, users can instruct the app to feed paper
automatically or via the device manual bypass.
Preview Modes Support Enhances Ease of Use
Users will be able to preview documents, photos and web pages prior to
printing to determine the ideal settings for a specific print job. Items
with multiple pages can also be previewed by swiping the screen to move
through the document.
The Canon Mobile Printing App is available for free from the App Store?
or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
Search for "Canon Mobile Printing".
For product specifications and device information, please visit the
Canon USA (News - Alert) website at http://usa.canon.com/cusa/office/standard_display/DeviceListing
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With
approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon
Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011�
and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012.
In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award
for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories
for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two
years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer
service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A.
is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A.,
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