Film & Television Directory

Broadcast Industry News

Submit News Item
07 December 2004

Studio l'Equipe chooses Snell & Wilcox

Studio l'Equipe, a video and audio post-production firm based in Brussels, is using the Snell & Wilcox Archangel Ph.C Real-Time Motion-Compensated Video Archive Processor and Ukon Universal Conversion Platform to streamline and expand the company's digital workflow for film restoration and digital cinema applications.
"The acquisition of Archangel has enabled us to attract customers -- such as museums and film archives -- that are very concerned about creating high-quality masters of valuable film assets," said Dominique Marcel, video department supervisor for Studio l'Equipe. "These clients want to preserve the best possible video images, and they understand that Archangel offers the tools necessary to achieve that standard. Archangel helps us bring new life to classic images and prepare them for re-release or distribution on DVD."
Snell & Wilcox's Archangel is a real-time restoration system with the ability to correct artifacts using motion compensation working on both 525- and 625-originated material. Located at the centre of the facility's SD operations, Archangel allows Studio l'Equipe staff to improve film masters for archiving or mastering by cleaning up, fixing, and stabilising - in real-time - any video material that has deteriorated or been damaged.
The system is capable of restoring typical material within two or three times its running length, producing images that often are better than the original when it was first shot.
The Ukon system at Studio l'Equipe enables operators to encode SD images from events such as concerts and upgrade them to HD quality for digital cinema viewing. Ukon can be configured to provide upconversion, downconversion, and crossconversion (SD-to-SD or HD-to-HD) singly or in any combination. Designed for applications in which precise lip-sync and time-code integrity are important considerations, Ukon manages audio requirements including embedded, AES, and compressed audio formats and carries out time-code conversion with the reassurance of exact frame mapping.
(GB)




Bookmark and Share
Top Stories
30/09/2014
New White Line LSZH Range Launches
30/09/2014
TMD Partners With Interra Systems
30/09/2014
Elstree Studios Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
30/09/2014
Eyeheight Announces Successful IBC2014
30/09/2014
re:fine Installs Tedial's Tarsys MAM
30/09/2014
Bridge Technologies' VB288 Objective QoE Content Extractor Highly Commended
29/09/2014
Kinesys To Exhibit At 2014 PLASA
29/09/2014
Pixel Power Helps Chart Scottish Referendum Decision
29/09/2014
Cruet Company Appoints New MD
29/09/2014
Deal Or No Deal Recommissioned At Bottle Yard Studios
Industry News Archive


SEARCH NEWS

Search News
New White Line LSZH Range Launches
TMD Partners With Interra Systems
Elstree Studios Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Eyeheight Announces Successful IBC2014
re:fine Installs Tedial's Tarsys MAM
Bridge Technologies' VB288 Objective QoE Content Extractor Highly Commended
Kinesys To Exhibit At 2014 PLASA
Pixel Power Helps Chart Scottish Referendum Decision
Cruet Company Appoints New MD
Deal Or No Deal Recommissioned At Bottle Yard Studios
Major Supermarkets Slash Petrol Costs
Indecent Images Found On Deceased Teacher's Computer
Profits Plunge For Payday Lender Wonga
Missing Teen 'Heading For Syria'
UK Economy Grows By 0.9% ONS
Pride Of Britain Award For Stephen Sutton
Annual Rate Of House Price Growth Slows
Dave Lee Travis Sentence To Be Reviewed
Midwives Vote For Strike Action
Man To Stand Trial Over Parents' Murder
Other News In Brief
Regional Film and Video Broadcast News

Flagship Media Group Ltd,
Unit C3, 6 Westbank Drive, Belfast,
BT3 9LA, Northern Ireland
Tel : (028) 90319008
Contact : Click Here

Bot / Local
d 30/09/2014 16:51:31