Unedited press release follows:
SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES licenses DCA Write Strategy Technology
Frankfurt am Main, Germany / Cushing, OK, November 08, 2012 – SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES (SINGULUS) and Doug Carson & Associates, Inc. (DCA) have reached an agreement on licensing the Optical Disc Write Strategy Technology from DCA Inc. This essential technology is incorporated in the CrystalLine; SINGULUS’ Blu-ray Disc mastering system.
Also covered under this agreement are the CD and DVD Mastering Systems for which SINGULUS provided the Write Strategy hardware system.
Doug Carson, CEO of DCA Inc., states that this agreement is a recognition for the work DCA invested in the development of this technology since its introduction in mastering almost 15 years ago.
According to Guido Dalessi, Director of SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES Mastering division: ”An elaborate write strategy has become an essential part of modern mastering systems to achieve a wide process window. This Optical Disc Write Strategy Technology assures manufacturing of high quality optical disc formats”.
About DCA, Inc.
DCA, Inc., (www.dcainc.com) comes to the digital video industry with over 20 years of experience in signal processing and content analysis for optical media. DCA’s flagship verifier, Aurora, provides automated verification for file-based video and audio streams, designed for a wide variety of content in high-volume environments. Additionally, DCA offers a Blu-ray Video Verifier for customers preparing content for distribution on the Blu-ray disc format.
SINGULUS continues to expand its activities in the business segments Solar and Optical Disc. The goal is to attain a leading position in the silicon and thin-film solar technology as a machine supplier as well as a development partner for new cell concepts and to maintain the market leadership in the Optical Disc segment for production equipment for the manufacturing of dual-layer Blu-ray Discs. The business activities in the division Semiconductor are extensively strengthened in the course of the apparent growing market for MRAM semiconductor technology.