Canon Announces imageFORMULA DR-C225W Office Document Scanner
New scanner with built-in wireless capability helps professionals modernize paper-based processes
MELVILLE, N.Y., February 9, 2015 - Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the imageFORMULA DR-C225W, an innovative new document scanner with built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity.1 Featuring a sleek, space-saving design, this scanner helps improve the efficiency of information management and streamlines workflows in multiple industries, including legal services, financial services and healthcare.
Scanning at up to 25 pages-per-minute (ppm) 2 in color, black & white, and grayscale and both sides of an item in a single pass, the DR-C225W's built-in Wi-Fi feature helps reduce cable clutter and permits users to easily scan and transfer paper-based information directly to select PCs, Macs, smartphones, tablets and various mobile devices. This allows individuals or small workgroups to speed up and modernize paper-based processes, helping to increase efficiency and productivity. Wi-Fi works not only in Windows® and Mac® environments, but also with mobile iOS devices, such as iPads® or iPhones®, and Android devices,3 using the free downloadable Canon CaptureOnTouch Mobile app.4
"Mobile devices now outnumber personal computers in today's market and mobile technologies are changing the way people work," said Jon Reardon, Group Director of Office Document Technology Services at InfoTrends. "This transition toward increased mobility makes it critical for businesses to be able to effortlessly scan, store and access their documents from various devices. Canon's imageFORMULA DR-C225W scanner with Wi-Fi® connectivity will allow businesses to digitalize their paper-based information and easily retrieve it from virtually any location."
The new DR-C225W scanner's versatile capabilities make it a steadfast companion for a variety of industries. For example, healthcare professionals can scan medical records, photographs, EKG strips or insurance cards to assist in establishing comprehensive patient records thereby improving continuity of patient care. The scanner can also streamline workflows for legal and financial professionals with its ability to convert, store and maintain important client documentation such as proofs of deposit, claim forms, contracts and signature verification forms.
Overall, scanning and converting documents to digital format can help reduce paper, and help users improve costs, efficiency, productivity, organization, collaboration and information management.
"In order to maximize efficiency and organization in today's business environment, it is a necessity for offices to seamlessly digitalize their documents and records," stated Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. "With a compact, non-intrusive design, the imageFORMULA DR-C225W scanner is an excellent solution to any office looking to improve its productivity and record keeping."
This slim, narrow scanner's upright design and wireless capability is ideal for environments where desk space is at a premium. With top feeding and default top eject, the imageFORMULA DR-C225W scanner has a very small operational footprint and its Wi-Fi connectivity can help reduce the number of cables cluttering a workspace.
Ease of Use
Not only can the DR-C225W scanner effectively handle a variety of documents, including long documents up to 118-inches, it is also designed to provide an easy user experience. With minimal setup required, intuitive front-side forward, top-up item feeding and the ability to detect when double-feeds occur, the DR-C225W scanner helps ensure that no data is lost so users can quickly complete jobs with little intervention or oversight.
Additionally, wireless capability helps broaden connectivity options, allowing users to route scanned images directly to third-party cloud applications5 such as Evernote™, Microsoft® SharePoint®, Dropbox, SugarSync, Google Drive™, and OneDrive. This scanner is also bundled with ISIS® and TWAIN drivers for easy integration with third-party software applications.
Outstanding Image Quality
Several features allow the imageFORMULA DR-C225W scanner to deliver precise, high-quality images. These features can improve the legibility of hard-to-read documents through clear font outlining and bolding, crop shadows and straighten scanned images. For mixed batches of documents, the scanner can automatically detect color sheets, as well as automatically adjust the output resolution for text sheets verses photographs.
Fulfillment of Environmental Standards
Canon U.S.A. holds itself to rigid standards for minimizing the impact its products have on the environment, and the imageFORMULA DR-C225W scanner is no exception. The DR-C225W scanner meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency and complies with both the EU RoHS and WEEE directives for the reduction of hazardous substances and waste products.6
The imageFORMULA DR-C225W Office Document Scanner is available now for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $549.7
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 to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2014, 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 11th consecutive year. 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. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. 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. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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1 Wireless scanning requires a working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the scanner and wireless network clients.
2 Examples based on typical settings, rated in pages/images per minute with letter-sized documents at 200 dpi portrait feeding directions. Actual processing speeds may vary based on PC performance and application.
3 Wi-Fi capability works with iOS devices 6.1, 7.0 or later, Android 2.3.3 or later.
4 CaptureOnTouch Mobile works with iOS 4.3 or later, Android 2.3.3 or later. CaptureOnTouch Mobile is available at the App Store or Google Store.
5 Subscription to a third-party cloud service required. Subject to third-party cloud service providers' terms and conditions.
6 The facts and product statistics about EU RoHS and WEEE were obtained from Canon Electronics, Inc. as of 2014.
7 Price is subject to change without notice. Actual price is set by individual dealers and may vary.