Canon U.S.A., Inc. - 1/20/2009
Canon and Prism Software Announce the Availability of MEAP
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, and Prism Software, a leading provider of advanced electronic
document solutions, today announced the integration of Prism’s DocRecord and DocSystem applications with
Canon's advanced MEAP enabled imageRUNNER line of multifunction printers (MFPs).
Since pioneering the embedded MFP software development platform with the launch of MEAP (Multifunctional
Embedded Application Platform) in 2003, Canon has been working with leading third-party software vendors,
customers and dealers to develop custom MEAP based applications that simplify the interaction between users
and Canon’s devices, while tying tightly into a user’s specific workflow. The new MEAP version of Prism’s
DocRecord, an electronic document management application for mid-sized organizations, will allow users to
automatically batch-scan and manually-scan documents directly to DocRecord folders along with corresponding
indexing information. Using MEAP technology, DocSystem, an advanced electronic document and print
workflow application, will let users both automatically batch-scan and manually-scan documents directing into
"Prism is taking full advantage of the powerful MEAP technology to build a value-added solution for
imageRUNNER MFPs that gives users in all industries advanced and money-saving document management
and workflow with substantially increased end-user convenience," said Dennis Amorosano, senior director,
Solutions Business Development Division, Canon U.S.A.
"Prism is very pleased to provide the market with an easy-to-use and fully integrated method of accessing the
power of DocRecord and DocSystem directly from the control panel of Canon’s imageRUNNER MFPs. This
provides users of imageRUNNER MFPs a greatly more efficient method of quickly processing their critical
documents," said David Ayres, chief executive officer, Prism.