Here at World of Color, we have always taken the selection of our Partners very seriously. We believe a vital role we provide our customers is to investigate the market fully and bring to them only the very best hardware and solutions available. Therefore the companies that we currently work with are themselves leaders in their field. Offering not just the best quality products but are staffed by individuals who reflex our own high vales of customer commitment and service. To guarantee you the expertise you’d expect we also keep our portfolio restricted to just a few suppliers. That way we build a wealth of knowledge based on supporting these throughout diverse industry types and IT environments.
- Canon invests more than 8% of sales in R&D worldwide annually. They received 3174 US patents in 2012 which ranks third behind IBM and Samsung.
- Canon has the 30th most valuable brand out of the top 100 Global brands.
- Canon aims to minimise waste and re-use resources as widely as possible in order to reduce our environmental impact.
- Canon aims to do business responsibly. They believe the innovations and technological advances that they embed into our their products should enrich the lives of their customers without harming the environment.
- Canon Business Imaging products and solutions have won more than 50 awards since 2009, in recognition of a wide range of benefits, including productivity, ease of use and energy efficiency.
- Kyosei is Canon’s corporate philosophy which lies at the heart of their brand, business and sponsorship activities; it translates to “Living and working together for the common good”.
Canon has one of the widest ranges of reprographic products in the marketing, bolstered by their recent purchase of Océ. Their equipment range and software products regularly receive industry awards, with their current imageRUNNER ADVANCE range leading the way. They have also invested heavily in joint ownership of a number of software companies, giving them exclusively rights to cutting edge developments. This relationship has also ensured that the software developed is also created with Canon products at the core of its functionality. This sharing of intellectual property rights and future planning strategies allows for a robust stable partnership which customers, like you, can truly rely on.
Canon’s imageRUNNER Advance range
About Canon’s Mobile Printing
Canon – Could Portal
NT-ware is an innovative technology company specialising in the invention, development and support of print and document management solutions.
Their goal at NT-ware is to develop and support the best IT platform for documents in organisations and print-rooms worldwide.
Founded in 1998 as a small start-up, today NT-ware employs more than 100 members of staff at headquarters in Bad Iburg in Germany with subsidiaries in New York, Singapore and Tokyo. Since a 70% shareholding purchase by Canon back in 2006, their products and services have expanded across all international markets. Canon now acting as their partner in development, distribution and support.
uniFLOW is NT-Ware’s global leading modular software which now provides the bench mark for the market as a whole. It is rightly proclaimed as the One Platform for all your Print, Scan and Device Management needs. uniFLOW is designed to bring the full value of multi-functional devices to any organisation.
With uniFLOW, customers benefit from:-
- a one-platform product for managing office print and scan infrastructures, as well as corporate print rooms
- a software that is scalable to any size to provide flexibility regardless of your business type
- a modular architecture to allow the benefits of uniFLOW to be extended into other parts of your business
- an open platform that does not only provide for the tight integration with Canon hardware but also for compatibility with non-Canon devices by means of embedded applets
To have a fuller understanding of the benefits achievable through the deployment of uniFLOW, please look at the many videos we host of their work. Or better still give us a call so that we can come and tell you in person.
uniFLOW V 5.1
uniFLOW – Modular Architecture
uniFLOW – Device Security
Nuance offers a wide range of solutions and products for both personal and business application use. In the “copier” industry they are most widely known for the eCopy product which provided a “scan to” facility direct from many major MFD products.
PDF Converter is another of their major products. Nuance PDF 8 is the smarter PDF software choice for businesses. Combining powerful functionality, superior Microsoft Office support, built-in intelligence, DMS integration and intuitive ease of use, Nuance PDF 8 provides everything you need to create, convert, edit, assemble and securely share PDF files for increased productivity, enhanced collaboration and improved compliance. Easy usability and network-ready deployments reduce IT burdens and the affordability of Nuance means you can bring smart PDF solutions to more people in your organisation.
Whilst not supplied directly by Alternative, Nuance are globally known for their Dragon Naturally Speaking product. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is the world’s best-selling speech recognition software for the computer. Create documents, spreadsheets and email simply by speaking. It’s three times faster than typing and delivers up to 99% accuracy. Control your computer by voice to open applications, create files, search the web, schedule meetings and more. Dragon is the ideal solution for busy professionals who want to work faster and smarter.
- Create documents and email simply by speaking
- Control your computer by voice
- Quickly capture your thoughts and ideas
Nuance PDF Converter Enterprise
Capture, process & connect
Whether you import and integrate, share and compare, store and retrieve, or distribute and print documents, Therefore™ gives you and your employees the opportunity to access and work with needed information in an easy and quick way.
Therefore™ revolutionizes the way information is managed and shared in your business. No more missing information. No wasting time looking for documents. Just fast, efficient information flow that gives you a productive business edge.
Therefore™ is a Canon solution provider, and 49% owned by Canon Europe. Working together with Canon, we can help our customers around the world improve the way they work.
Therefore 2014 – New Features Explained
Therefore Document Workflow – An Overview
Objectif Lune is the only independent provider of software solutions for document lifecycle management in the market place, covering needs from entry-level to enterprise-wide applications with the ability to seamlessly upgrade users all the way to the top.
Their two key offerings in our market our their PlanetPress Suite & Print Shop MailOptimized production, distribution, and archival of transactional documents with automated workflows. With PlanetPress Suite, customers gain complete control over their IT systems:
Document layouts can be modified at will and printing can be done using simple white cut-sheet paper. PlanetPress Suite connects to any existing host server, ERP or application in order to generate reports and produce documents with total flexibility, with no complex programming or consultation fees. Data from any source can be merged and filtered, barcodes and OMR marks can be added to existing documents, to create ready-to-mail and ready-to-archive documents.
Various output formats are also available making it possible to automatically publish documents to the web or to EDM systems while automating their distribution in the format preferred by recipients, electronically or not.