EU3C Granted Patent on Filmscan II Technology

April 7, 2009 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Scanners | 2 Comments |
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EU3C Company Ltd. announced that the company has officially been granted patents in both Japan and Taiwan on its proprietary standalone film scanning technology. EU3C has patents pending for the Standalone Film Scanner in the USA, the European Union, South Korea and China as well. EU3C’s standalone Filmscan II has been available since November 2008. It incorporates a 5 million pixel CMOS array sensor and a 2.4” TFT LCD display, and scans 35mm film at a resolution of 1800ppi, without the need to be connected to a computer.

EU3C Press Release

EU3C Granted Patent for Filmscan II Technology
Standalone Film Scanner Enables Quick Conversion of Slides and Negatives without a Computer

HONG KONG—(BUSINESS WIRE)—EU3C Company Ltd. (http://www.eu3c.com/) today announced that the company has officially been granted patents in both Japan and Taiwan for its proprietary standalone film scanning technology, which serves as the core of its Filmscan II product. The technology covered by the patent incorporates a CMOS array sensor and is capable of executing the preview, scanning and storage functions of a slide and negative film converter without connecting to a computer. EU3C has patents pending for the Standalone Film Scanner in the USA, the European Union, South Korea and China and expects issuance in the near future.

“Our Filmscan II greatly simplifies the process of converting old 35 mm slides and negatives into high-quality digital images without a computer,” said Paul Hsu, Vice President of EU3C. “Users can view their digitized handiwork on the built-in LCD display, store the saved pictures directly to an SD card and then immediately display the images on a digital picture frame or have prints made. Additionally, they can transfer the images to a computer and share them electronically with family and friends.”

EU3C’s Filmscan II has been available since November 2008. It incorporates a 5 million pixel CMOS array sensor, a 2.4” TFT LCD display, high MTF lenses, automatic exposure and color compensation, and an easy-to-understand user interface to produce stunning 1800 dpi (3600 dpi interpolated) digital images in less than one second per scanned image. It also comes equipped with slide and film holder trays and a cleaning brush to ensure high-quality scans.

The Filmscan II is EU3C’s second generation film scanner. The first generation unit, Filmscan I, is a USB peripheral device which creates positive images from negative images in real time and enables easy and rapid picture manipulation all from the same, easy to use EU3C interface.

About EU3C
EU3C Company Ltd. was founded in 2006. The company develops and markets innovative consumer-electronics products. Its experienced R&D, engineering, marketing and sales, manufacturing, QA and logistics personnel are located in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, USA, Czech Republic and Slovakia. More information about the company is available online at http://www.eu3c.com/.



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#1 film scanner

very cool,It is very convenient for who wants to keep his old memory forever.Store negative film in digital

3:40 pm - Thursday, February 25, 2010

#2 ken

what local store can i buy your eu3c scanner at,and what is the best price i can get it for with a 4gb memory card.my zip is 11758,thank you ken

3:33 pm - Saturday, July 3, 2010