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Canon U.S.A., Inc. - 3/17/2006

Canon's New DR-1210C Scanning Solution Brings Document Imaging In Reach For Businesses Of All Sizes

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 17, 2006 - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of digital imaging solutions, 
today unveiled its new digital scanning solution for workgroup document imaging and general office applications 
- the new DR-1210C - the latest model from the company's award-winning DR-Scanner line. 

The Canon DR-1210C incorporates the reliability and advanced image processing capabilities inherent in 
Canon's DR-Scanner line to provide high-end functionality at an entry-level price. Ideal for distributed imaging 
and general office workloads, the DR-1210C scanner's user-friendly and durable design make it an attractive 
desktop scanning solution for most small workgroups and home offices. 

The DR-1210C scanner offers customers the ability to:
Store and retrieve documents faster through searchable PDF creation for keyword searching; 
Easily share and distribute information with one-touch button functionality; 
Convert and organize contact information with business card scanning; 
Secure sensitive documents by creating encrypted and password protected PDF files; and 
Automate file name creation through OCR capabilities for simplified indexing. 

"Canon is committed to servicing the digital document imaging needs of all segments of the market. The 
introduction of the DR-1210C addresses entry-level document management requirements for quick and simple 
image capture, processing and routing at an affordable price," said Tod Pike, senior vice president, Imaging 
Systems Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "From its sleek and durable design to its outstanding workflow and imaging 
flexibility, the DR-1201C offers customers an easy and cost effective way to increase office efficiency and 

Built for versatility, the DR-1210C comes equipped with both a 35-page Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 
and platen glass Flatbed to accommodate a range of imaging needs for the general office market. Performing 
efficient light-batch processes, the device will scan letter-sized documents at up to 12 pages-per-minute (ppm) 
in both color and monochrome at resolutions up to 300 dpi for crisp, clear digital document images. Bundled 
with a wide array of software, the DR-1210C comes with Canon's CapturePerfect 3.0, Presto! BizCard Reader 
5, Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Standard and Nuance OmniPage SE 4, making it a remarkable value for small and home 
offices or entry-level document imaging applications. 

The new DR-1210C scanner helps optimize document management and archival workflows, and ultimately 
assists in streamlining business processes with a unique combination of hardware and software capabilities.

Ease of Use
The DR-1210C features an intuitively designed control panel to quickly navigate through job functions and 
increase workflow efficiency. Users can easily initiate scan operations with three dedicated JOB buttons for 
Scan-to-Print, Scan-to-File, and Scan-to-E-mail, as well as five programmable JOB buttons for assigning up to 
50 imaging functions. The JOB buttons enable use by multiple users within a workgroup to access frequently
performed tasks at the touch of a button, providing for greater office efficiency. Complete with an Easy Installer 
tool and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection, the DR-1210C scanner promotes fast, simple installation and helps 
ensure that all necessary software and drivers are properly installed.

Superior Image Quality and Processing
Capturing remarkable color images, the DR-1210C features a 600 dpi optical resolution and employs Canon's 
cutting-edge 3-Dimensional Color Correction technology to more accurately interpret RGB color data. With a 
multitude of advanced features designed to optimize electronic document creation, the DR-1210C provides 
various image processing capabilities, such as Advanced Text Enhancement, Auto Page Size Detection, 
Deskew, and Text Orientation Recognition.

The DR-1210C has achieved exceptional reliability, with a leading 100,000 ADF durability for its class. The 
scanner has a one-year limited warranty with an optional two-year extended warranty through Canon CarePAK 
Advanced Exchange program. The U.S. suggested retail price of the DR-1210C is $449, and will begin shipping 
April 3, 2006. The device will be available through authorized Canon U.S.A. imaging dealers and resellers. 

The new DR-1210C will be on display at the Canon booth #1624 during the AIIM / On Demand show in 
Philadelphia, May 16-18, 2006, an annual showcase of digital imaging technology innovation and strategic 

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