NanoTech, who recently introduced the world’s first Ultra HD 4K streaming media player, the Nuvola NP-H1, have announced the acquisition of two Director Ultra HD 4K motion picture film-scanning systems from Lasergraphics. After an extensive selection process that included all of the leading scanner manufacturers, Lasergraphics’ The Director was selected as the scanner of choice for 4K Studios new facilities in San Francisco.
“We have invested heavily into acquiring content now that we have the ability to stream Ultra HD 4K content into the home,” says NanoTech CEO Jeff Foley. “We tested several solutions, and the quality of output we were able to achieve with the Lasergraphics solution was unmatched. We are have already queued up several customers and are looking forward to bringing the ‘Future of Television’ to homes this fall.”
The Director’s 4K resolution, high dynamic range and optical pin registration features were key factors in the decision. Some of the other criteria included the range of dynamic image quality, on-the-fly dust and scratch detection/reduction capability, scanning speed and ease of use. Steve Klenk, President of Galileo Digital, the exclusive distributor for Lasergraphics added, “We are very excited for the opportunity to work with the NanoTech team. By combining our phenomenal film scanners with the 4K Studios proprietary post-production process, the results are absolutely stunning. Consumers are going to finally get the Ultra HD 4K content to display on their new TV sets this year.”