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Canon Inc.

Organization size: 26,360 employees (As of December 31, 2015)

Key product/service items: Canon Inc. is a multinational corporation that specializes in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, photocopiers and computer printers.

Accessibility website overview: Canon’s accessibility website affirms the company’s commitment to making its products compliant with Section 508 guidelines. The specific product features developed according to compliance standards are detailed as is Canon’s efforts to advocate for industry wide Section 508 compliance. Canon’s universal design approach to product development is also addressed.

Key statements on ICT product and services accessibility: Canon is dedicated to providing access to all users and is continuously undergoing research and development to make Canon products as accessible as possible. Canon looks forward to continuing to deliver more exciting advances to consumers in the 21st century. Part of Canon image ANYWARE involves making technology approachable. Canon products are intended to empower people, to give them the ability to express ideas and achieve amazing things.

Key areas of accessibility work: Canon supports the Section 508 guidelines and is working conscientiously to take all necessary actions to conform to as many standards as possible. Canon has been involved in the creation and maintenance of an industry-wide template to assess the accessibility features of individual products for each of the Section 508 rules. Certain Canon products currently offer such user-friendly features such as front-loading paper cassettes, adjustable display contrast, center raised numeric locators, remote keyboards, remote user interface, and easily removable interiors for adding toner in compliance with Section 508.

Organization website: https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/explore/solutions-services/business-solutions/accessibility-solutions

Additional Resources: http://www.canon.com/ud/index.html

Contact information:
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
One Canon Park
Melville, NY 11747
Tel: +1-631-330-5000
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