Canon U.S.A. Collaborates With Online Craft Television Network My Craft Channel
My Craft Channel Demonstrates Crafting and Scrapbooking Capabilities with Canon Products Through A Free Online Video Series Developed to Inspire Imagination and Creativity
MELVILLE, N.Y., September 12, 2013 – To showcase fun and creative ways to use Canon printers for crafting projects, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is collaborating with the popular online craft TV network, My Craft Channel (MCC) on a 12-week instructional video series titled, "Get Creative with Canon." MCC will produce weekly inspirational and educational videos showing users how Canon printers can be used to create fun projects for crafting, scrapbooking and home décor.
The series will teach artists, crafters and scrapbookers about how Canon products, such as the PIXMA MG7120 Wireless1 Photo All-In-One printer, can be used to print photos for scrapbooking and do-it-yourself projects. Segment themes include: Bring Your Digital Files to Life, Beyond the Frame, and Personalized Gifts.
"Our new relationship with My Craft Channel is indicative of Canon's continued interest and commitment to the crafting community," said Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. "We look forward to My Craft Channel showcasing Canon printers in its creative video series and educating this online community on how Canon products can enhance their crafting experiences."
"We are thrilled to team up with Canon to present a brand new creative printing series," said Kristine McKay, founder and president, My Craft Channel. "Each week, we will show you ways that you can transform your home printer into a tool for home decor, party planning, gift giving, and more. Before you know it, your Canon printer will be your favorite craft tool, like it is ours."
The first of the 12 videos aired on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Episodes are scheduled to air every Wednesday up until Nov. 20, 2013 and can be accessed through the MCC website at www.mycraftchannel.com/shows/Get-Creative-with-Canon/.
To learn more about Canon's craft and product offerings, or to see the full schedule of Canon segments on MCC, visit the Canon Crafting Corner at www.usa.canon.com/crafting.
About My Craft Channel
My Craft Channel is the first-of-its-kind online craft TV network that features top craft celebrities from across the country. It brings the blogger, crafter and scrapbook community together in one place to provide inspiration through HD-quality broadcasting in various categories from sewing, scrapbooking, DIY products, mixed media, stamping, home décor, hybrid digital, photography, party planning, product reviews and more. The network's mission is to create a community where women around the world can unlock inspiration and develop their talents through interaction with the energetic and talented hosts at My Craft Channel. The My Craft Channel team works diligently to seek out high-quality and affordable products, tools, and designs and to demonstrate and display those products to your desktop or mobile device daily.
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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1 Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or 802.11n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.