Blackmagic Design Acquires Cintel International
Existing customers to be supported through third-party providers
FREMONT, CALIF.: Blackmagic Design announced
the acquisition of the assets of Cintel International, a developer of motion picture
Through this acquisition, following the liquidation of Cintel International
earlier in 2012, Blackmagic Design acquired the intellectual property and all aspects
of Cintel’s entire portfolio of film scanning products. This includes all of the
IP, name and brand ownership and product development rights for the Cintel diTTo
and dataMill digital scanners lines, URSA, C-Reality, DSX, and Millennium telecine
lines as well as imageMill data management products. Terms of the transaction
were not disclosed.
Service and support for existing Cintel customers will be handled by U.K.-based
Cine Solutions Ltd. and U.S.-based Cine Solutions Inc. Both are independent of Blackmagic
Design and will supply replacement parts and repairs, provide expert engineering
services as well as 24/7 maintenance help line to all users of equipment previously
manufactured and supplied by Cintel.