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-2050C received the Editor’s Choice award for Economy Models. 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 Canon DR-2050C scanner represents a dynamic cross section of the high quality desktop Scan-to-File solutions.”
Canon 2050C scanning performance
“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.”
Canon DR 2050C Document Scanner - Speed
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 DR2050C scanner - Duplex unit
The DR-2050C can scan letter-size documents in black-and-white or grayscale modes at speeds of up to 20 ppm simplex and 40 ipm duplex and 24-bit color at speeds up to 10 ppm simplex and 20 ipm duplex. The DR-2050C is bundled with Adobe Acrobat 7.0 (Standard) and OmniPage SE, along with text enhancement mode which can be used to make text easier to read if the background of the document is dark or the text is written lightly in pencil.
Canon USA, 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.