MELVILLE, N.Y., March 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced the release of a cloud-based calibration profiling solution designed to support the Company's imagePRESS® series of digital presses. The new Canon Solutions America COLORlynx offering leverages ORIS color calibration and certification software to create Calibration Profiles for imagePRESS digital presses. The US release marks the first time CGS Publishing Technologies International GmbH (CGS) and Canon Solutions America have partnered together to offer an exclusive, integrated color solution to imagePRESS customers. Every customer leasing an imagePRESS C7011/C6011 from the Enterprise Services and Solutions (ESS) business unit of Canon Solutions America will receive a COLORlynx subscription that will be valid for the original term of the imagePRESS lease, while every customer purchasing an imagePRESS C7011/C6011from the ESS business unit will receive a COLORlynx subscription valid for three years from the installation date of the imagePRESS. The COLORlynx subscription includes access to the software, a golden COLORlynx calibration profile set, complimentary COLORlynx calibration profile sets, and access to Canon Solutions America's exclusive imagePRESS color calibration protocol. "COLORlynx color quality is second to none," said David Palmieri, director of Strategic Accounts & Business Alliances for CGS. "Incorporating ORIS cloud-based software with Canon's imagePRESS devices ensures their customers the highest level of color quality and consistency. Enabling access to our cloud-based color solution is a first of its kind offering and makes it possible for any customer to easily maintain and diagnose color compliance for their digital press or presses, anywhere in the world." "Canon Solutions America is pleased to be the exclusive distributor of COLORlynx for the imagePRESS color digital press," said Tracie Sokol, vice president of marketing for Canon Solutions America. "Our new partnership with CGS brings unique value to Canon Solutions America customers that no other service provider can deliver. COLORlynx patented color calibration technology will give our customers unprecedented color consistency and reliability via a low cost cloud solution. The software is user-friendly and enables customers to verify, maintain, and correct their color output when needed. COLORlynx is a win-win solution for our customers."