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Canon Extends uniFLOW Secure Print Support for Multi-Vendor Environments

New Embedded Applets for Select OKI® and Samsung® MFPs Aid Customers in Capturing Greater Value

MELVILLE, N.Y., November 7, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that it will now offer uniFLOW Secure Print Applets to support select1 OKI® and Samsung® multifunction systems2 (MFPs). The uniFLOW Secure Print Applet offers an embedded Secure Printing experience with a consistent uniFLOW look and feel to customers in certain mixed fleet environments, providing a single-user interface as users move from networked device to device.

Utilizing the built-in screen and keypad on the customer’s existing device, the uniFLOW Secure Print Applet can help provide access controls to the device, and to print jobs, by requiring users to authenticate at the device using their PIN code, username/password, or simply swiping their access card. Providing an additional layer of flexibility, the embedded applet also enables print jobs to follow the user from networked device to device, allowing customers to release print jobs from compatible devices with the embedded applet installed.

“A comprehensive print management plan not only provides for security features and ease of use, but also flexibility, both in daily operation and in the long term,” said Randy Dazo, group director, InfoTrends. “By extending its offering of the uniFLOW Secure Print Applet to Non-Canon devices, Canon is demonstrating its confidence in uniFLOW and its abilities to provide a solution that can adapt to customers’ office technology, as they continually transform and grow.”

“Canon is pleased to further expand our support for heterogeneous customer environments,” said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “By extending uniFLOW Secure Print capabilities to fleets employing certain OKI and Samsung devices, we are pleased to help customers take advantage of uniFLOW's power to help become proactive in the day-to-day management of print activity across their enterprises.”

The uniFLOW Secure Print Applet is now available for select OKI® and Samsung® devices through Canon Authorized Dealers and Canon Solutions America. Prices are set by dealers and may vary. For more information, visit www.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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1 Contact your Canon Authorized Dealer for compatible OKI and Samsung models.

2 Professional Services is needed to install the uniFLOW Secure Print Applet.

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

Availability, prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

SAMSUNG is a trademark of SAMSUNG in the United States or other countries.

OKI is a registered trademark of Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Canon offers security features that can help your business. Many variables can impact the security of your devices and data. Canon does not warrant that the use of its features will prevent malicious attacks, or prevent misuse of devices or data or other security issues. Nothing herein should be construed as legal counsel or regulatory advice concerning customers’ compliance with laws related to privacy and security. Customers must have their own qualified counsel determine the feasibility of a particular solution as it relates to regulatory and statutory compliance. Some security settings may affect device functionality or performance. You may want to test these settings before deploying them in your environment to ensure you understand their effects.