Canon Prepared to Help Federal Government Agencies Achieve New, Upcoming “FADGI” Digitization Compliance

MELVILLE, NY, December 7, 2022 – An upcoming mandate will require more than 400 federal government agencies to digitize paper documents when submitting permanent records to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the Library of Congress. The new federal requirement called FADGI (Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiatives) includes specific image quality metrics and best practices.* To help agencies meet the new mandate, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announces the upcoming launch of the Canon FADGI Compliance Installation Package. This on-site installation service provided by Canon will upgrade select Canon imageFORMULA production document scanners to be capable of generating FADGI-compliant images.**

“Canon is ready to help customers ensure FADGI compliance with as little business interruption as is possible by upgrading to FADGI-capable scanners,” said Isao “Sammy” Kobayashi, senior vice president and general manager of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “We also could see the FADGI standard expanding to cover other public sector areas in the future.”

Customers will be able to purchase the Canon FADGI Compliance Installation Package with new Canon imageFORMULA DR-G2140 or DR-G2110 production document scanners, but the service will also be available for existing Canon scanners in the field.*** Upon installation, Canon will perform a test to verify that the Canon scanner and software are able to start generating applicable FADGI-compliant images.****

Agencies that utilize the Canon FADGI Compliance Installation Package will benefit from a low total cost of ownership – Canon’s FADGI-capable scanners and on-site installation are more affordable when compared to competitors. The imageFORMULA DR-G2140 and DR-G2110 have a small footprint, fitting neatly in a limited space. Other capabilities of the imageFORMULA DR-G2140 and DR-G2110 scanners include the following:

High Performance

  • Scanning up to 140 pages per minute (PPM) with the imageFORMULA DR-G2140, and 110 PPM with the imageFORMULA DR-G2110*****
  • Scanning both sides of a document at the same time with single-pass duplex scanning
  • A 500 sheet Automatic Document Feeder
  • Dedicated, onboard image processing chip to help maintain rated speeds*****
  • USB 3.1 and Ethernet interfaces

Reliable and Flexible

  • The DR-G2140 and DR-G2110 can handle a variety of document types:
    • Business card to ledger sized
    • Long documents
    • Thick or thin documents
  • Double-Feed detection:
    • Ultrasonic detection
    • By length detection
    • Rapid recovery system
  • Staple detection
  • Durable, solid-body design
  • Heavy-duty feed and eject trays

Efficient, Smooth Operation

  • A Control panel with user-programmable job buttons and select scanner settings
  • Motorized paper-feed tray that adjusts to the height of the batch
  • Flexible paper feed and output guides

Environmentally Friendly

  • Meets ENERGY STAR guidelines
  • EPEAT Gold rated

Country of Origin

  • Japan (TAA Compliant)

Availability

The Canon FADGI Compliance Installation Package for the imageFORMULA DR-G2140, and imageFORMULA DR-G2110 production document scanners will be available soon through Canon’s dealer and reseller partners.

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