Canon Wins BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology and A4 Line of the Year
    Wide-ranging solutions designed to support remote and hybrid work environments acknowledged by Keypoint Intelligence for exceptional performance

    Canon Wins BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology and A4 Line of the Year

    SINGAPORE, 04 May 2021 — Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to supporting businesses through new ways of working, Canon is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology as well as the BLI 2021 A4 Line of the Year Award from Keypoint Intelligence. The award wins are a testament to Canon's class-leading solutions aimed at enabling remote and hybrid working.

    BLI 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award for Hybrid Workplace Scan Technology
    Among scan technology vendors evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence, Canon stands out for its complete portfolio of scanning technology, ranging from the imageFORMULA document scanners, imageCLASS multi-function printers, imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE multi-function devices. The comprehensive lineup shares a consistent, automated scanning experience through uniFLOW Online and Therefore Online cloud-based solutions, enabling efficient digitisation for seamless collaboration between remote and office workers.

    “The hybrid workplace has created a paradigm shift in how businesses are operated, helping organisations increase worker productivity while scaling down office space and overcoming geographic barriers that limited access to more talent,” said Lee Davis, Associate Director of Scanners/Software at Keypoint Intelligence. “With Canon’s complete range of document scanners, multi-function printers, multi-function devices and cloud-based solutions, businesses can lift their information-management and workflow-automation technology to the cloud and make them accessible to all workers, no matter the location.”

    BLI 2021 A4 Line of the Year Award
    Canon’s range of A4 printers and multi-function devices also stand out amongst competitors when evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence. Awarded as part of the A4 lineup, the imageCLASS LBP228x, imageCLASS LBP325x and imageRUNNER 1643 series come equipped with features to help workers navigate through hybrid work environments seamlessly. Other award-winning factors include user-friendliness, high-quality and professional-looking output, as well as impressive level of control over print costs and security.

    “Canon has stood out above the rest this year, offering a portfolio of outstanding A4 devices that is unmatched in breadth,” said Kaitlin Shaw, Associate Director of A4 Hardware at Keypoint Intelligence. “From home offices to large workgroups, whether colour or monochrome, single-function or multi-function, Canon has the device to meet the needs of almost any kind of office environment. Canon’s wide-spanning portfolio surpassed the competition in many ways, offering top-notch performances, and user-friendliness.”

    “Continuing Canon’s commitment to meeting customer needs and demands in the hybrid workplace, we strive to innovate and develop solutions that effectively support businesses alternating between remote and office working,” said Norihiro Katagiri, Senior Vice President, Regional OIP Group, Canon Singapore. “It is our priority to integrate quality, usability and performance into our full suite of offerings, and we are honoured to receive the prestigious awards from Keypoint Intelligence, highlighting our strengths in the digital imaging industry.”

    About Keypoint Intelligence
    For 60 years, clients in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and extensive market research to drive their product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognised as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis, and awards due to decades of analyst experience. Customers have harnessed this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence to improve business goals and increase bottom lines. With a central focus on clients, Keypoint Intelligence continues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while intimately understanding and serving manufacturers’, channels’, and their customers’ transformation in the digital printing and imaging sector.

    About BLI Line of the Year Awards
    Line of the Year Awards salute the companies that provide a broad range of hardware or software and whose products consistently performed above average throughout testing. Much consideration is also made by Keypoint Intelligence analysts and technicians in areas such as ease of use, features, and value, across an entire portfolio for that product area, with the end result being the most prestigious Buyers Lab Awards offered.


    About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company covers 23 other countries and regions including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc. has a global network of more than 300 companies and employs about 180,000 people worldwide. Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.

    More information is available at https://asia.canon.