Canon India’s Flagship Marvel for the Photo Printing Industry

India, 5th January, 2017: Canon India, leading digital imaging organization in the country, has strengthened its foothold in the Digital Photo Printing with the sixth installation of its DreamLabo 5000. The flagship product from the Professional Printing Products portfolio was installed at Akruti Printex in Vijayawada yesterday.

Theinstallation witnessed the presence of dignitaries like Mr. Bonda UmamaheshwaraRao, MLA, Vijaywada Central and Mr. Devineni Avinash, State TDP Youth leaderalong with Canon’s Mr. Puneet Datta, Director – Professional Printing Products,Canon India.

Sharinghis thoughts on the installation, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President & CEO,Canon India said, “Wedding is a lavish affair in the country andtechnology also plays an imperative role in making this occasion morememorable. DreamLabo5000 is a revolutionary solution in the wedding printingspace and we are glad to witness its increasing acceptance in the country. Withthe sixth installation of the product, we have commenced the New Year on anextremely positive note. At Canon India, we continue to have the highest numberof DreamLabo installations in South East Asia, which is testament to the factthat India is ahead in adopting the marvels of technology. All our DreamLabo’sso far have been installed in South India. With this region leading by example,we are aiming to transit the goodwill of our revolutionary product to otherparts of the country.”

Mr.Puneet Datta, Director, Professional Printing Products, Canon India, said,“The demand for high definition photo shooting and printing in India isincreasing rapidly. There is a vast opportunity for premium photo printing inthe country which is led by the wedding photography segment. Our DreamLabo5000is indeed the best imaging solution for the industry globally. Delivering a newstandard of photo quality coupled with high productivity, DreamLabo5000revolutionizes the photo printing industry by providing a high qualityalternative to the traditional silver halide technology. In addition, thepremium quality printing offers both the production photo and the small batchprint-on-demand (POD) markets substantial new revenue streams.”

“Withmarkets moving from print-first to digital first, it becomes increasinglyimperative for printing organizations to continue to reinvent. Aakruti Printexis one such organization, with the vision to provide the best solution of theprinting quality with innovation to their customers. We are happy to partnerwith them for the sixth installation of DreamLabo in the country and our firstin the state.”

One ofthe front runners in the wedding printing industry, Akruti Printex is a six year oldentity established in three locations in the country, including Hyderabad,Secundarabad and Vijayawada. With their exemplary printing solutions, they havealready established a benchmark for their organization in the region. Sharingtheir thoughts on this milestone, Mr. P. Sambasiva Rao and Mr.Madhusudhan Reddy, Managing Directors and Partners, Aakruti Printex,said, “This is a landmark moment for us to install the Canon DreamLabo5000 in our Vijayawada branch. Over the last 6 years, we have earned the trustof our customers, by addressing all their printing requirements. We are proudto be specialists in the photo printing space, with Photographers being ourcore customers. We are confident that DreamLabo is a major milestone in thesuccessful progression of our strong customer outreach.”

Featuresof DreamLabo 5000

TheDreamLabo 5000 is set to revolutionize the photo production printing market byutilizing Canon’s renowned inkjet photo printing technology on the productionscale. With highest levels of precision printing at outstanding speeds and theabsence of harmful chemicals, the DreamLabo 5000 provides superior alternativeto conventional silver halide technology. The DreamLabo 5000 features ahigh-density print head, enabling over 300 mm wide printing output andincorporates Canon’s FINE (Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering)technology. When used in combination with the automatic double-sided printingfunction up to 12x25 inch size, the DreamLabo 5000 is capable of printingapproximately 1000 pages of A4 size content and 2300 pages of 4x6’ size contentper hour.

DreamLabo5000 uses a seven-color dye-based ink system that delivers smooth gradation.Employing image processing technology that makes use of the full range ofCanon’s unique inkjet printing color gamut, the new printer enables the outputof photo images with a level of color representation which comprehensivelysurpasses that of conventional silver halide. 

This is the6th successful installation in the country and the DreamLabo5000 has previously been installed in cities such as Kochi, Bangalore andMysore.

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