MELVILLE, N.Y., September 23, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced PRISMAdirect V1.3, a new release of its scalable order and workflow management solution. PRISMAdirect V1.3 is designed to help simplify and streamline order intake from different sources and save valuable production management time. Since its launch in November 2015, PRISMAdirect has proven to help print providers optimize processes and reduce costs. In addition, its smooth integration with uniFLOW, Canon's industry-leading print and scan management solution, helps organizations manage both their office print and in-plant print production workflows in one integrated system.
"As our print services volumes continued to grow, it became critical for us to streamline our order submission and prepress processes," said Kris Tanner, Manager Solution Support Group/Print on Demand Schneider Electric. "Since implementing PRISMAdirect and PRISMAprepare, we have realized significant savings in our order processing and file preparation. At the same time, we have been able to better promote our range of services to customers."
Building on this success, PRISMAdirect V1.3 delivers new capabilities to better serve the commercial print market and offers new entry level configurations for smaller print centers.
The key benefits of PRISMAdirect Order and Workflow Management V1.3 include:
“The professional printing industry is in a state of transformation, which requires us to continually adapt and evolve to meet customers’ evolving needs,” said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “With these latest updates to PRISMAdirect, we have made it easy for customers to build one integrated production workflow, allowing them to save valuable time and resources.”
PRISMAdirect is an integral part of PRISMA Suite, Canon’s integrated suite of workflow essentials for production print environments. Designed to drive optimal efficiency from job submission to completion, the PRISMA Suite encompasses a complete production printing workflow portfolio including web-to-print, order management, document make-ready, production print servers, production management and automation.
PRISMAdirect V1.3 is scheduled to be available on September 26, 2016. Pricing may vary based on configuration. For more information, visit www.usa.canon.com.