Canon Wins the BLI 2022 A3 Line of the Year Award from Keypoint Intelligence, Following Four Consecutive Years as a Winner

imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX and uniFLOW Online, recognised for supporting hybrid work environments with exceptional reliability, usability, and data protection capabilities

SINGAPORE, 11 February 2022 —

Canon has been recognized by Buyers Laboratory as the best A3 printer in 2022. They also won a distinction for their Cloud Output Management Solution from Keypoint Intelligence, the world’s leading independent provider of testing services and analytical information to the document imaging industry.

Canon's uniFLOW Online, recently won BLI 2022 Pick Award for its outstanding cloud output management. It's a first in four years that this technology managed to win the award.

"We are truly honoured, once again, to be presented with the BLI A3 Line of the Year Award, and the Pick Award for Outstanding Cloud Output Management Solution in recognition of our innovation efforts," said Yasuhiko Shiraki, Director, Regional BIS, Canon Singapore.

"The wins reaffirm Canon’s commitment to delivering reliable devices and practical solutions to businesses operating in these changing times. We will continue to meet the requirements of today’s hybrid work environments by combining the best of our technologies and constant innovation."

BLI 2022 A3 Line of the Year Award

Canon's range of A3 multi-function devices are beneficial for businesses fromsmall to large corporations. They were given the highest possible rating during rigorous lab evaluation.

In order to determine the overall quality of the product line, analysts took into consideration ratings from users in key areas, such as reliability and usability.

"Canon has assembled an excellent line-up of A3 MFPs that deliver exceptional performance and have the same well-designed touchscreen that boosts productivity even more," said Pete Emory, Director of Research & Lab Services US/Asia at Keypoint Intelligence.

"Not only has Canon won big with multiple BLI Winter 2022 A3 Pick Awards1 and this BLI 2022 A3 Line of Year Award, the company completed the incredible hat trick by earning the BLI 2022-2024 Most Reliable A3 Brand Award2 – all during this same awards cycle. It is clear that Canon has an A3 MFP for any customer, and it is also clear that users can rely on Canon A3 MFPs to get the job done accurately and efficiently."

BLI Outstanding Cloud Output Management Solution Pick Award

Recognised as one of the most impressive solutions evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence during the previous 12-month test cycle, Canon’s uniFLOW Online provides a cloud-based print management solution that is proving effective for businesses to track and control printing, scanning and copying activities. Uniflow enables you to monitor printer use across different devices and locations.

The uniFLOW online portal will help employees work with hybrid work environments. This enables remote and in-office users to collaborate with additional cloud solutions, while still safeguarding valuable business data.

"For the fourth time in as many years, Canon’s uniFLOW Online is taking home a BLI Award for Outstanding Cloud Output Management Solution," said Lee Davis, Associate Director of Software/Scanners at Keypoint Intelligence.

"The solution’s continued success should not come as a surprise, as Canon has been continually upgrading and improving the solution, ensuring that customers have access to the latest output management capabilities available."

About Keypoint Intelligence

Keypoint Intelligence has been a pioneer of the digital imaging industry for 60 years. We offer independent, hands-on testing as well as lab data and extensive market research to ensure your success in the field.

The analysts at Keypoint Intelligence are the most experienced you will find in the industry and have been delivering unbiased reports ever since. They will help you determine what is relevant and provide a free consultation to analyse your needs.

Customers have been using this mission-critical knowledge for a range of different tasks, such as strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence. This has helped to boost their margins and improve their business goals.

Keypoint Intelligence always focuses on the clients, as they are central to their work. They are constantly evolving with new offerings and methods in order to stay up to date with the changes that happen in the industry - understanding manufacturers and channels, while putting their customers first.

About BLI Line of the Year Awards

The Line Of The Year Awards, recognize the companies that have consistently outperformed with their products in the market and whose hardware or software has been well-tested throughout.

Keypoint Intelligence considers a lot of details when deciding on a product's award. They examine such aspects as ease of use, features, and price, to name a few. This determines the best quality and most prestigious product that holds the Buyers Labs Award.

About BLI Document Imaging Software Pick Awards

The Buyers Lab Document Imaging Software Award is a respected seal of quality that is only given to the best performing software. But don't just take our word for it, this award was earned by passing rigorous tests including evaluations of key attributes like features, usability, and value.

Keypoint Intelligence lab Labs certifies our products with Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze ratings depending on their performance, to help you make decisions that are best for your business.

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