PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Introduces A New And Easy Photo Printing Application For The Apple iPhone
New, Free Canon Easy-PhotoPrint App Makes it Easier than Ever to Print Photos - Offered in Multiple Paper Types and Sizes
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 14, 2009 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced its free Easy Photo-Print App, which is now available on the App store. The Canon Easy Photo-Print App enables wireless photo printing from your iPhone or iPod touch to a compatible Canon PIXMA printer via a wireless network with a few simple taps.
The new Canon Easy-PhotoPrint (iEPP) app is an ideal solution for consumers looking to print and share their photos. Canon challenges users to get creative by allowing them to choose from a variety of sizes and paper types. The Canon Easy-PhotoPrint for the iPhone app allows users to print photos as large as 8 1/2 x 11 on six different types of paper. Now a family outing to the beach or a picture from a birthday party can be printed from almost anywhere to be shared with friends and family. Additionally, this new application allows consumers to print up to 20 copies at one time to a compatible Canon PIXMA printer, PIXMA MP990, MP640 and MP560 Wireless Photo All-in-One (AIO) Printers for easy creation of photos.
"Canon continues to make the printing experience as seamless and easy as possible with the addition of new technologies such as the Canon Easy-Photo Print Application," said Yuichi Ishizuka, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. "This new technology enables users to print multiple images at one time while selecting varying sizes and paper types, making it easier than ever for consumers to print the images they want from their revolutionary iPhone or iPod touch."
The Canon Easy-PhotoPrint App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
Canon PIXMA Wireless Photo All-In-One Printers
Canon has once again taken quality and ease to a whole new level with the MP990, MP640, and MP560, the latest addition's to the PIXMA line of Wireless Photo All-In-One Printers. These stylish printers, with built-in Wi-Fi1 capabilities provide users with many different options to accommodate printing needs. With the ability to print, copy, scan and now the use of the new Easy-PhotoPrint for iPhone application, users can be confident that all tasks, from printing photo albums of a family reunion or scanning in pictures from the past, can be accomplished quickly and easily with superior quality.
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. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked third overall in the U.S. in 2008†, with global revenues of US $45 billion, is listed as number four in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies 2009 list, and is on the 2009 BusinessWeek list of "100 Best Global Brands." Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei – "all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future" – Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. 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.
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Wireless printing requires a working Ethernet network with wireless 802.11b/g capability. Wireless printing may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
(First posted on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 15:27 EDT)