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Canon's ACS (Automatic Colour Sensing),is a unique feature that intelligently detects when colour is present on a page, then prints accordingly so you only pay for the colour you use.
Automatic Document Feeder
Computer Aided Design
Enables only authorised persons to change media. Useful if only specific media is to be used through a particular device for designated jobs.
A method of reducing the size of digital data that enables it to be downloaded or stored more quickly.
Manually selected to print a visible watermark on prints and copies.
Duplex Automatic Document Feeder.
Document Management is the process of managing documents electronically.
Scans both sides of a document.
e-Drum uses a special coating that hardens the drum for excellent colour consistency print after print & month after month.
eCOPY document distribution enables you to easily, yet securely, scan documents to email addresses, fax servers, FTP sites, document or content management or other business workflow applications.
To scramble data so that it cannot be read without a digital key or password.
A system of scrambling sensitive data & messages so that they cannot be read without the use of a password or digital key.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Is an enterprise wide resource system designed to coordinate all resources and activities that are needed to complete a business process
fcot. (First Copy Out Time) Used to indicate the amount of time before the first copy is delivered by the printer. Sometimes referred to as fct. (First Copy Time).
fct. (First Copy Time) Used to indicate the amount of time before the first copy is delivered by the printer. Sometimes referred to as fcot. (First Copy Out Time).
FileDirector makes storing, classification & retrieval of documents quick & efficient. FileDirector is based on a modular system, which allows a company to effectively tailor their own solution, and as the company grows FileDirector can fully adapt to meet the demands.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a method of transfering files from one computer to another. It's the usual way of uploading web pages to a server.
The reproduction of images in shades of grey to reduce the image file while highlighting the detail.
gsm (Grams per Square Metre) Used as a measurement of paper weight.
Hard Disk Drive
Images per minute (IPM) is used as a measure of the rate at which documents are scanned.
Canon's document distribution solution allows you to scan and send hard copy documents electronically to email, fax, FTP or network folder locations quickly and easily from the control panel of your multifunctional printer
iWAM for MEAP delivers sinple to use print, copy, scan and fax usage reporting on Canon multifunctional MEAP devices.
iWDM (Document Manager) provides order to both digital and hardcopy documents on your desktop. Documents are stored in a simple cabinet & folder hierarchy, viewable in full or as thumbnails.
iWMC (Management Console)gives you visibility over your entire fleet of networked printers (including non-Canon printers). Then you can set department ID's to help control who needs to print in colour and how much, you can monitor toner and paper usage across your entire organisation and set up email notification of any errors to be sent automatically to administrators.
iWPM (Publishing Manager) helps you save time by enabling you to compile any Windows based documents on screen through a few simple drag and drop commands and see finishing options such as stapling, double-sided printing and booklet making so you can see visibly how the finished document will appear on paper.
|JOB Log Conceal|
Hides the details of recent print jobs so that people can't 'pick the brains' of the device.
Joint Picture Expert Group (JPEG) is a graphical image compression system used frequently on the internet to reduce the image download time.
Local Area Network (LAN).
MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform) is a Java platform that runs on Canon multifunctional printers, enabling software applications to be loaded (embedded) onto the device. There are a number of MEAP applications available.
MIND (Modular Identification Network Device)allows users to release jobs using either proximity card, swipe card, PIN code or fingerprint ID at the device to retrieve the document.
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is the process by which printed text is scanned & converted into a editable electronic document.
PCL (Printer Command Language) Sometimes referred to as Printer Control Language.
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format that was developed by Adobe that allows formatted pages of text, images & graphics to be viewed on a wide variety of computer screens. PDF pages that have been created with Adobe Acrobat can be read with the free Acrobat Reader application.
Pages Per Minute (PPM)Used as a measure of the number of pages that can be processed by a piece of hardware or software in one minute.
Raster Image Processing. The process used by Fiery and print controller hardware to pre-process print output.
Rich Text Format (RTF) A file format that is used to transfer files between different word processing programs. It maintains most of the formatting of the document.
RUI (Remote User Interface) gives the users easy access and management of any print device connected to your network, direct from all connected PC's.
ScanFile is a modular solution that offers an impressive range of core features & a host of innovative time saving options based on the latest advances in document management. Indexing of documents with Scanfile can be automated ensuring minimum levels of manual intervention.
Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) Pronounced 'scuzzy', is a specification for a port for connecting printers & other devices to a computer.
|Secure Document Release|
Hold confidential documents at the print server for personal retrieval at the device. Documents can be released using various identification methods such as password, PIN, magnetic card, contact-less card and even fingerprints.
Lets employeees save documents in a pasword protected mailbox, then access the mailbox at the printer to select and print the documents they want.
Prints an invisible watermark on documents so that, when copied, the word "Confidential" appears across the document.
|Simple Device Login|
Ensures that users log in and have their details matched against authorised user lists before using a device.
The process of only scanning one side of a document.
|Single Sign On|
Ensures that only those users who can log on to the network can access the printer(s).
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) communication encrypts data so that it can't be read by unauthorised persons.
T-Developer uses a newly introduced tough carrier that has been introduced to render images with fewer grainy textures & smoother gradation.
Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) is a file format that allows the user freedom in distribution & displaying of images.
Ultra Fast Rendering. Faster equipment and the need to achieve higher levels of print resolution requires print controllers with sophisticated CPU performance and large memory capacity, which leads to higher costs. Canon developed its Ultra Fast Rendering (UFR) printing system to address this problem. The system achieves high-speed output at low cost by integrating multiple printing functions into a single chip, distributing print data processing to the user's PC.
uniFLOW With uniFLOW you can monitor and track what is printed, by whom and at what cost. You can also set the rules so that users only print on the devices you choose and with automatic re-direction of print jobs.
uniflow (Output Manager) is a scalable and modular system designed to improve the management and control of document output.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) A standard for a connection which enables quick & easy connection of external peripherals.
Traditionally, toner is either pulverised or polymerised. Whilst pulverised toner delivers a wide colour gamut, it can result in an undesirable shiny image. Polymerised toner on the other hand, produces a preferred finish, but delivers a smaller colour gamut. V Toner combines the best elements of both technologies
Wide Area Network (WAN)