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Canon Establishes its New Research Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Cambridge, MA., June 3, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce a new location for the Healthcare Optics Research Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The research laboratory is approximately 13,600 square feet and will be the home of skilled employees dedicated to developing biomedical optical imaging and medical robotics technologies with the ultimate goal of bringing to market medical devices for a variety of applications. The areas the technology will address include detection of cardiovascular disease, brain-functional imaging, robotics-assisted surgery and miniature endoscopy. Canon U.S.A. is working in conjunction with its parent company, Canon Inc., on this endeavor.

"We are so proud to be opening a state-of-the-art location in Cambridge, Massachusetts," said Joe Adachi, president and CEO, Canon U.S.A. "This new research laboratory will be a symbol of Canon's dedication to the research and development of innovative technologies that help solve clinical challenges facing healthcare communities."

The mailing address will be: 210 Broadway, Third Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139.

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 $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. 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., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.