The company on Wednesday launched a portable scanner for Rs 11,995 and also announced a new business segment, which the company is calling managed digitization services.
"The total scanner market in India is about 2.35 lakh units its only Rs 200 crore industry. Canon does close to Rs 65 crore business this year and we are hopeful of Rs 100 crore sales from scanner and digitization services next year," Canon India Executive Vice President Alok Bharadwaj said.
He said that the company has already got two orders from pharma industry for the digitization services and it will be aiming for Rs 15 crore business from the segment next year.
As part of the managed digitization services, the company is offering large enterprises an opportunity wherein all their hard copy records will be scanned and digitized. Along with the scanner, Canon also introduced a mobile application for scanning on the go.
"The scanner and application together will help consumers to effectively scan the documents in variety of file formats like PDF, JPEG and so forth. Users can further share the scans through e-mail or archive in other applications," Bharadwaj said.