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Canon U.S.A. Launches New Line Of Handheld Wireless Presenters

Devices Empower Business Professionals, Educators and Public Speakers to Easily Control Presentations within Various Venues

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 15, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the PR10-G, PR100-R and PR1000-R Handheld Presenters featuring easy-to-see green or red beams, a backlit LCD, timer and slide control features to help provide dynamic flexibility for business professionals, educators, students and lecturers to move away from the podium and deliver an effective presentation.

Compatible with PowerPoint®, Keynote®1, Adobe PDF® and Mac iOS Preview files, these new products feature wireless slide operation via USB plug-in receiver2.  Requiring no setup, users can connect immediately and move freely around a conference room, lecture hall or classroom from up to 100 feet away3 with the PR10-G and up to 50 feet3 for the PR100-R and PR1000-R to maintain control of presentations – including images and volume4 – without needing to ask a partner to change slides.

“We are excited to offer our customers another tool that will help them with their business and educational needs,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Our presenters are excellent companions to our line of projectors – essential tools from the classroom to the board room that will make every public speaker’s job a little bit easier.”

The PR1000-R features a red laser for the more traditional user, the PR100-R features a red laser with doubled intensity5 and the PR10-G features a green laser that is eight times5 more visible than the red laser, which is ideal for presentations in brightly lit environments, including convention halls and outdoor locations.

The PR10-G and PR100-R Handheld Presenters also provide features to help speakers maintain focus on the crowd and not the clock. A backlit LCD Smart Timer, ideal for dim environments, displays a countdown of the remaining time in a presentation, letting speakers know how long they’ve been talking and when it might be time to bring the presentation to a close. Additionally, both models include a vibrating alert to notify the speaker that time is almost up.

All presenter models are designed to comfortably hold in your hand for extended presentations. Simple button layouts allow users to easily distinguish between keys by touch and take full control without needing to glance at the device while presenting.

Availability and Pricing
The estimated selling price for the PR10-G, PR100-R and PR1000-R Handheld Presenters are $89.99, $49.99, and $29.99 (MSRP)6, respectively. The PR10-G is available in metallic black, the PR100-R is available in black and white, and the PR1000-R is available in silver. For more information about Canon USA, visit http://shop.usa.canon.com/.

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 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. 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 pr@cusa.canon.com.

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

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1 The PR1000-R is currently not compatible with Keynote.

2 Included with product, compatible with Windows and Mac.

3 Wireless range may be affected by the environment.

4 Feature only available in PR1000-R.

5 Compare with red laser of 650nm wavelength and 1mW power.

6 Pricing is subject to change at any time without notice; prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.