Lowry Digital Imaging is a digital film restoration company founded in 1988 by John D. Lowry and based in Burbank, California. Lowry gained industry recognition in the 1971 for his computer-based proprietary algorithms used in the restoration of the NASA Apollo missions 16 and 17 films. The company is now one of the most well-respected in the world, business blooming with the rise in popularity of DVDs. DTS, Inc. purchased the company on January 6, 2005 to to extend their premiere audio and visual quality to theatrical and consumer markets. As of 15 December 2006, LDI has 700 Apple Power Mac G5s, a server bay with 700 terabytes and 2 $300,000 digital film scanners. DTS (formerly known as Digital Theater Systems), owned by DTS, Inc. ... The Power Mac G5 was Apples marketing name for models of the Power Macintosh which contain the PowerPC 970 CPU. The professional-grade computer was the most powerful in Apples lineup when it was introduced, and was touted by Apple as the fastest personal computer ever built. ... A terabyte (derived from the prefix tera-) is a measurement term for data storage capacity equal to 1024 gigabytes, i. ...
Lowry describes the restoration process as overcoming three obstacles: wear and tear, age, and multiple generations of optical copies. Each frame is scanned into a high-resolution digital format, where the computer first checks for standard problems like size alterations or jitter. Then the files go through the lab's render farm for speck removal, which is then eye-checked frame-by-frame. The system works natively in 32-bit floating point, can process any format like HD and 4K, and outputs to a pristine digital master. A render farm is a computer cluster to render computer generated imagery (CGI), typically for film and television visual effects. ... 32-bit is a term applied to processors, and computer architectures which manipulate the address and data in 32-bit chunks. ... This article is about high-definition video technology. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of common resolutions. ...
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