dft acquires Sondor Technology
December 27, 2016
Digital Film Technology (dft), the leading film scanning specialist, is delighted to announce that it has completed on the 9th of December 2016 the technology acquisition of precision Swiss image and sound digitization company, Sondor.
Both dft and Sondor’s product ranges are widely used in film production and film archive facilities all over the world. This acquisition brings together two leading technologies from each of the image and sound digitisation fields, with the explicit intention of benefiting all film archive customers.
Aaron Taylor, dft’s Managing Director said: “Sondor’s film sound digitisation technology is highly regarded throughout the world, so we are extremely pleased that we are able to expand our range of products and services to include those from Sondor. Having worked alongside Sondor for many years, it is clear to see the benefits that this expansion will bring to the market.”
William Hungerbuehler, Sondor’s Managing Director added: “dft have been producing high quality film scanners for well over 75 years, including the Shadow, Spirit and more recently Scanity HDR, and they are uniquely qualified to continue on our legacy. Going forward, dft will provide stability and continuity for existing Sondor customers, in terms of both sales, and service support, and will be investing in the development of some of their product ranges.”
Simon Carter, dft’s Sales and Marketing Director added: “With Sondor, dft can now provide a wider range of technology to customers, wherever they are in the world, while simultaneously delivering highest levels of its well renowned service and support.”
Notes to Editors
DFT (Digital Film Technology) has been at the forefront of film scanning technology for over 75 years, supplying the film post production market with a range of high quality, leading edge products and services. With a reputation for quality, DFT is head quartered in Germany and has a network of sales, service and support centres worldwide. DFT is a subsidiary of the Prasad Corporation Ltd, India.
Further information:Simon Carter, Director, DFT
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