PMA 2010 Report
Canon USA, Inc. has recently received three Editor’s Choice Awards for the company’s award-winning DR-Series Scanners in the 2006 Better Buys for Business Scan-to-File Guide. The Canon DR-7580 scanner won the Editor’s Choice Award for High-End Production Model scanners, The Better Buys for Business editor’s choice awards are given to those machines that are the best overall buys and best performing products in their categories. “We are very proud to have our DR-Series Scanners recognized with such an industry achievement,” said Tod Pike, senior vice president, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc., “The DR-7580 Document scanner represents a dynamic cross section.”
Canon DR 7580 - Image filling system
“For each guide, our team of office equipment researchers and editors come together to select those models that serve as a benchmark of high quality, exceptional performance and real value. These models are awarded the Better Buys for Business Editor's Choice Award - now recognized as the most coveted distinction in the office equipment industry,” said Stephen Hannaford, editor in chief, Better Buys for Business “Due to an oversight, the Canon awards did not appear in the initial printing of the guide but do appear in subsequent copies.” More businesses are looking to reduce their use of paper, and take advantage of the efficiencies offered by high-volume document scanning. In 2006 the Canon Image Filing Systems division recorded an increase in DR-Series Scanners sales of over 35%, compared to 2005. The Canon division also expects to see similar marketshare growth of its high-speed document scanners.
Canon DR7580 scanner - Scanning speed
The DR-7580 is engineered to serve the high-volume data-capture and archival workflows for a wide variety of paper intensive image capture applications and environments. The DR-7580 operates at speeds up to 75 pages-per-minute (ppm) simplex scanning letter-sized output, and up to 150 images-per-minute (ipm) duplex scanning, in both black-and-white and grayscale mode.
Canon 7580 document scanner - Scan volume
The DR-7580 provides a multitude of advanced features for high-volume throughput including the ability to scan documents of different sizes in a single batch, and Multistream a feature that enables users to generate multiple images in a variety of modes (e.g. black-and-white, grayscale and advanced text enhancement) from a single scan. Canon’s patented staple detection feature prevents damage to both the device and the scanned document by automatically halting the scanning process, reducing equipment jams and document damage. The DR-7580 also offers selectable ultrasonic and detect-by-length double-feed detection, automatic shading to ensure consistent image quality.
Canon DR-7580 scanner - Software
Rated for an estimated daily duty cycle of approximately 10,000 scans, the DR-7580 is designed for ease-of-maintenance, durability and features user-replaceable feed rollers. The new DR-7580 is bundled with Canon’s scanning management and utility software - CapturePerfect 3.0 - which includes the ability to save as searchable and encrypted PDF forms, scan-to-mail and a host of image correction tools.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. delivers consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions. The company is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America and is on the BusinessWeek list of "Top 100 Brands.” Its parent company, Canon Inc., is a top patent holder of technology, ranking third overall in the US in 2006, with global revenues of $34.9 billion.