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Canon Showcases Digital Solutions for Educators

Canon has announced that new products aimed at modernizing the learning process and aiding educators in their work. The new classroom solutions will be on display at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) in Atlanta this year.

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June 25, 2007 – Canon is highlighting products at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) ideal for modernizing the learning process and aiding educators. The conference is being held in Atlanta from June 24-27.

'Integrating imaging capturing devices and multi-media technologies is quickly becoming the method of choice to reach the minds of today's Generation-Y student,' said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A., in a press release. 'Canon offers products and solutions for the 21st century classroom, which are shown here at NECC 2007.'

Among the products are three digital cameras. The 8-megapixel PowerShot S5 IS has an SLR-like design and features 12x optical zoom, image stabilization, face detection, and a hot shoe; the 8-megapixel PowerShot SD850 Digital ELPH is a compact point-and-shoot with image stabilization; and the 10-megapixel EOS 1D Mark III is Canon's top-of-the-line professional DSLR.

Canon is also presenting printers, camcorders, and projectors and video visualizers. Last fall, the company teamed up with Arizona State University to create a digital university, and in January demonstrated products for educators at the Florida Education and Technology Corporation Conference.

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