Today construction companies are demanding more flexibility and color capabilities from their printing devices. As a result, providers are advancing core large format printing capabilities to help users become more competitive.

As an example, Canon U.S.A. Inc., www.usa.canon.com, Itasca, Ill., has introduced the new Océ ColorWave 500 large format printing system based on its Océ CrystalPoint technology. This compact system serves as a color and black and white printer, copier, and scanner—all in an easy-to-use single footprint.

The new Océ ColorWave 500 will enhance the overall walk-up user experience with refined efficiency and ease of use that was created with the customer in mind. The technology gives multiple users the ability to operate print, copy, and scan functionalities.

The printing system target consumer is for both small workgroups looking for a cost-effective walk-up system as well as for central operations needing high productivity for generating CAD (computer-aided design), GIS (geographic information system), and color graphics applications.

And, with the ability to produce up to 225 A1/D-size black and white or color prints-per-hour, the new Océ ColorWave 500 large format printing system is designed to be a productive walk-up. The system comes with secure cloud connectivity and a Windows 8 embedded controller, making the system a good fit for government and corporate environments with multiple users.

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