CANON CANADA has announced the SELPHY ES40 Compact Photo Printer, the first printer with a voice guidance system that provides the user with step-by-step voice instructions for printing and adding graphics to images without having to rely on a written manual.
The ES40 features a large 8.9-cm (3.5-in) LCD screen and Easy Scroll Wheel for navigating through menus and images. A Creative Print function allows personalization of photos with new frames and clip art.
Estimated retail price of the SELPHY ES40 Compact Photo Printer is CAD $199.991.
CANON CANADA ANNOUNCES A NEW VOICE-GUIDED SELPHY COMPACT PHOTO PRINTER
MISSISSAUGA, ON, January 6, 2010 – Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced the latest addition to the SELPHY line, the ES40, a Compact Photo Printer with a new voice guidance system. The versatility of this machine makes such tasks as putting together an album of the latest family vacation a seamless process.
Developed with the idea of making photo printing easier, the new Canon SELPHY ES40 has several innovative features including a voice guidance system which provides step-by-step instructions for printing and adding graphics to images without having to rely on a manual.
“In today’s economy, consumers are searching for versatile and easy-to-use products at a reasonable price without sacrificing overall quality,” said Ian Macfarlane, Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The new SELPHY printer provides consumers with a high-quality, durable product that allows them to be creative in a more efficient manner.”
The Canon SELPHY ES40 Compact Photo Printer is known for producing high-quality photos, being portable and easy-to-use. The SELPHY ES40 is ideal for printing images of a child’s first birthday or a loved one’s retirement party which can be distributed to attendees for a keepsake as they leave. The voice guidance system, large 8.9-centimetre (3.5-inch) LCD screen and Easy Scroll Wheel allows for printing and navigating through menus and images to be more intuitive than in previous models. Users will now have more opportunities to personalize their photos with new frames and clip art available under the Creative Print function as well. The estimated retail price of the SELPHY ES40 Compact Photo Printer is CAD $199.991.
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,200 people at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon’s success. Canon’s leadership in imaging, optical and document management technology and solutions is based in large part on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its history. For the 16th consecutive year, Canon Inc. is among the top three US patent recipients.
The company’s comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines; calculators, digital camcorders, digital and analogue cameras and lenses; semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial products.
Canon supports programs that help preserve and protect the environment. The company instituted the Clean Earth Campaign in 1990, which assists various environmental and recycling initiatives. The Campaign has also supported leading environmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund – Canada and the Canon Envirothon.