|CANON INC. is a Japan-based manufacturing company. The Company operates in three business segments. The Office segment provides office network, color network and personal multifunction devices, office, color and personal copy machines, laser printers, large-sized ink-jet printers and digital production printers, among others. The Consumer segment provides digital single-lens reflex cameras, compact digital cameras, interchangeable lens, digital video cameras, ink-jet multifunction devices, single-function ink-jet printers, image scanners, television lens for broadcasting use, among others. The Industrial Equipment and Others segment provides exposure equipment used in semiconductor and liquid crystal displays (LCDs), medical image recording equipment, ophthalmic instruments, magnetic heads, micro motors, computers, handy terminals, document scanners and calculators, among others. In May 2011, the Company incorporated Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc.