Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduced the imageFORMULA DR-F120 office document scanner, a versatile and easy-to-use device designed for corporate- and home-offices. Featuring both an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) and a flatbed, this adaptable scanner offers a variety of features that simplify the process of capturing, storing and sharing information. With its ability to scan up to 20 pages or 36 images per minute1 – and up to 800 documents per day2 – the imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner is ideal for companies in industries looking to streamline paper-based workflows, including education, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, and information and data processing services.

The imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner simplifies the process of converting documents into editable electronic files, creating PDFs and organizing paper-based information. In addition, this device arrives bundled with Canon CaptureOnTouch, enabling scanned images to be uploaded and shared through third-party, cloud-based services such as Evernote, Microsoft SharePoint, Google Drive® and Dropbox. ™3 CaptureOnTouch also allows users to preconfigure routine scan jobs for one-click operation, further increasing the level of efficiency provided by this scanner.

“From its versatile design to its intuitive user experience, the imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner offers customers an easy way to increase office efficiency and productivity demanded in today’s business environment,” said Anne Valaitis, director, InfoTrends. “We are excited to see Canon’s addition of the imageFORMULA DR-F120 office document scanner to their comprehensive lineup.”

Combining a simple user experience with an array of advanced features and wide support for various media formats, the potential use cases of the imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner are endless. For example, with this device library archivists can scan fragile documents for long-term storage; educators can digitize texts and other bound materials to create lesson and test plans; and manufacturers and contractors can preserve valuable product and process documentation in hazardous environments.

“Meeting the needs of our customers is paramount across our entire scanner line and the DR-F120 office document scanner is a prime example of our advanced office-based information capture solutions,” said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The DR-F120 scanner provides a versatile scanning solution to areas that require both batch scanning and scanning of various media formats to efficiently tackle different job tasks.”

Versatile and Highly Adaptable Design
The imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner, which supports black-and-white, grayscale and color documents, can handle a broad range of document types. For batch scanning, the ADF can hold up to 50 pages at a time, including thick, thin or long documents. For enhanced productivity, this device can automatically detect the color, page size and orientation of text in mixed batches and includes features to help minimize jams and double feeds. The flatbed provides an alternative for scanning books, magazines, plastic or embossed cards and fragile documents, and can handle up to legal-sized documents.

Intuitive and Easy-To-Use
The imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner boasts a sleek design, featuring a user-friendly control panel that completes many routine jobs – including start and stop scanning, copying, filing and emailing documents – with just the touch of a button.

To help ensure that information is captured accurately, this device comes equipped with technology that automatically enhances the quality of scanned images, including the ability to identify color documents from black-and-white, and adjust scanning resolution when scanning mixed batches of photographs and text documents. Additional features improve text legibility, straighten skewed images and remove shadows.

Minimized Impact on the Environment
The imageFORMULA DR-F120 scanner meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency and complies with both the EU RoHS and WEEE directives for the reduction of hazardous substances and waste products. In addition, this device complies with the ErP Lot 6 directive for energy consumption.

Pricing and Availability
The imageFORMULA DR-F120 office document scanner is available now for a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $399.*

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. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. 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.