by Jef Harris
Academy Award-Winning Film Scanner Relies On Dalsa Sensor Technology
WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 25, 2010) –
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DALSA Corporation [TSX:DSA], a global leader in digital imaging, extends sincere congratulations to DFT Digital Film Technology’s Volker Massmann, Markus Hasenzahl, Dr. Klaus Anderle and Andreas Loew on winning an Academy Award(R) for the Spirit 4K/2K Film Scanner. DALSA provided key technology – a custom-built dual line scan sensor– for the scanner. In a ceremony held at The Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 20, Massmann, Hasenzahl, Anderle and Loew were each awarded a Scientific and Engineering Award for the development of the Spirit 4K/2K film scanning system. The Spirit 4K/2K has become the industry standard for converting film to digital and video formats.
Each year, the Academy honors the