Lake Success, N.Y., December 10, 2007 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, has been recognized with four "Pick of the Year" Awards by Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) for exemplary product performance. During BLI's extensive lab testing and observation, the Canon DR-4010C scanner, Color imageRUNNER C3380i and imageRUNNER 5075, and 3035 multifunctional products stood out among competitors in the following product categories: Departmental Scanner, Segment 3 Business Color MFP, and Segment 5 and Segment 3 Monochrome MFPs, respectively.
Twice a year, with its "Pick of the Year" Awards, BLI, a leading independent office equipment test lab, recognizes products in each category that have provided the most outstanding performances during tests for reliability, image quality, ease of use, productivity, multitasking abilities, print drivers, administrative utilities and a host of network connectivity attributes. Testing takes approximately two months to complete and also includes an extensive durability review, during which each unit is run at the manufacturer's maximum recommended monthly volume.
"We are honored to be recognized for our innovative design and ability to uniquely meet evolving document management needs," said Tod Pike, senior vice president, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "These awards are a testament to Canon's commitment to providing our end-user customers, channel partners and dealers with the reliability and range of features that meet the digital imaging needs in today's diverse enterprise environments."
With more than 65 years of expertise in designing imaging systems, Canon's products have come to play an integral role in companies the world over. Designed with the company's proprietary advanced imageCHIP (Concurrent Hyper Intelligent Platform) system architecture, Canon's MFPs received high marks from BLI technicians for a number of aspects of their performance. Additionally, as 2007 was the first year BLI has tested scanner systems, the Canon DR-4010C, the Company's flagship departmental scanner, also received high marks for its performance.