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2013 marks the introduction of the S2K models specifically designed for small screens less than 35 feet. The S2K models feature the same performance as the next generation projectors with the Series 2 electronics platform from DLP Cinema.  The new S2K projectors will display images in 2K and will feature the leading attributes for which DLP Cinema is known...precise colors, brightness and contrast complaint to the DCI specifications; and proven reliability.  In addition, the new S2K models feature High Frame Rate capability.  Affordability and reliability for small screens is no longer a vision...it’s a reality from the DLP Cinema licensed partners (Barco, Christie and NEC).  The most important benefit to exhibitors and audiences is images in DLP Cinema S2K, 2K and Enhanced 4K are displayed in exact colors.  But you don’t have to take our word. The DLP Cinema team received the 2009 Academy® Scientific and Engineering Award for Color Accuracy.  For unsurpassed reliability with unmatched brightness and the most options in resolution and pricing, make the right choice – DLP Cinema – the worldwide leader in digital cinema
USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available. USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps, USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.
Cinema Equipment and Supplies offers a full range of state-of-the-art cinema products and services to outfit your theater with the latest and greatest in the most cost-effective manner. From 3D projection systems to 3D sound, TMS solutions to remote monitoring, CES has you covered. As global leaders in the industry, CES has factory-certified technicians that are fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and have installed over 1,000 digital cinema systems in over 17 different countries.  
London-based Arts Alliance Media is the worldwide leader in digital cinema.  The company offers industry-leading cinema software solutions; financing solutions for digital conversion; installation, maintenance and support for digital cinema systems; management and delivery of content to cinemas; and world-class event cinema.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3,900 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.156 billion euros in 2012.
Bardan Cinema has been a leader in cinema equipment sales in Latin America and the Caribbean for over 40 years. With a well-established reputation and broad customer base that spans independent boutique theaters to large multiplexes, Bardan provides total solutions and services ranging from cinema design, equipment sales, installation, monitoring and VPF implementation. In collaboration with D-Cinema NOC, Bardan now offers comprehensive 24/7/365 proactive monitoring and remote support to exhibitors throughout the region.
Highlands Technologies Solutions (HTS), founded in 2012, is a spin-off of Doremi Technologies Europe, headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France.  HTS specializes in providing the cinema industry with new solutions that will expand and leverage existing digital equipment.  HTS is targeting new trends and methods in commercial cinemas with solutions that will range from theater supervision of operations and screen quality monitoring to interactivity in the lobby and on the main screen.
Scrabble Ventures LLC, located in Cypress, CA, provides a low cost leasing program that enables US exhibitors to convert to DCI-compliant digital projection. Created with the support of the major Hollywood Studios and other content distributors, Scrabble’s lease programs have been specifically designed for any independent exhibitors, with low monthly payments, flexible terms, and the option to purchase at the end of the lease at no additional cost.  Please contact us today to find out how to make the move.
Ymagis is dedicated to Digital Cinema services. Ymagis offers its expertise to film distributors and advertising agencies, producers and exhibitors. Services include VPF deployment management, DCP/KDM servicing and digital cinema installation and maintenance. Ymagis has signed VPF agreements with the six US major studios, as well as many local European distributors and advertising agencies. Ymagis has also agreed to deploy digital systems in cinemas representing more than 2,700 screens throughout Europe, of which 2,200 are already deployed. Ymagis has contractual relationships with both exhibition circuits and art house independents cinemas.
Doremi is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of digital cinema servers and mastering stations. Doremi’s DCP-2000 was the first commercially available server capable of playing JPEG2000 digital movies conforming to DCI specifications. With its technological head start, Doremi has over 50,000 servers installed worldwide, and continues to develop and introduce new products for theater owners as they transition to all digital exhibition.
Meyer Sound makes the finest loudspeakers for high-performance digital cinema applications, including VIP auditoriums and screening rooms.  Ideally suited for both feature movies as well as alternative content.  Meyer Sound is devoted to meeting the needs of exhibition, film post-production, music studios and sound reinforcement professionals with the finest audio systems available. 
Ballantyne Strong Inc. is a provider of digital cinema projection equipment, screens and services as well as specialty lighting equipment. The Company supplies major and independent theater chains, top arenas, theme parks and architectural sites around the world. Ballantyne Strong is a value added reseller of major brands that include BARCO, NEC, Doremi, GDC, USL, Dolby and QSC. Excellent products coupled with Strong Technical Services providing installation, integration, NOC (Network Operation Center) and field service. Ballantyne Strong Inc.is a true turn-key provider for sales and service to cinema chains of all sizes.
NEC Display Solutions’ Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today. These 3D-capable models enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images regardless of screen size, while simplifying theater management and reducing costs. All of NEC's digital cinema projectors meet DCI specifications for performance and reliability, meeting the requirements of today’s cinema industry. NEC also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-82” LCD displays and multimedia projectors, for lobbies, concessions and concourses.
Sony Digital Cinema™ 4K projection technology has continued to evolve to meet the ever expanding needs of digital cinema exhibition and be compliant with the DCI specifications. The projector’s 4K resolution is derived from its 4096 by 2160 pixel matrix, or approximately 8.8 million pixels, allowing it to deliver the highest image resolution cinema projection today -- four times the resolution of 2K projection systems and consumer HD televisions. Sony Digital Cinema™ 3D is provided by Sony’s dual-lens adaptor system which presents 2K images to both eyes at once, for a comfortable, realistic viewing experience. Sony 4K also supports 60P for the full impact of 3D live sports, converts and gaming events.
KenCast continues to enhance its cinema offerings to meet the latest requirements in the way major Hollywood studios and entertainment vendors distribute content to theaters. KenCast has enabled delivery for the DCDC (Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition), a joint venture distribution operation between AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros, to allow delivery by satellite or fiber optics of very large movie files, and the streaming of live events for effective delivery of content to multiple screens in multiplexes. Powering the DCDC platform, KenCast has served 17,000 screens across 1,200 venues in North America. KenCast provides s large cinema movie file delivery and live-event streaming into theaters with their EdgeSpan CinemaPro appliance and the EdgeSpan Enterprise server. 
USL, Inc., a global supplier of quality cinema products, is celebrating its 30th year of pioneering technical advancements for the motion picture industry.  In 1997, USL received an Academy Technical Achievement Award for its PSA Light meter.  Today, USL engages in the research, development and manufacture of cinema audio equipment, cinema visual and audio test equipment, and digital cinema integrated media blocks.  USL’s equipment and products are used by major cinema circuits, independent theaters, production companies, and sound stages.  USL’s cinema equipment is sold and used in every country in the world.
Harman International leverages the combined technical leadership and worldwide distribution networks of JBL Professional and Crown International to provide the most innovative digital audio systems available. JBL Cinema loudspeaker systems are the market leaders from sound stages and post production rooms to theatres worldwide. The new “next generation” ScreenArray® Series feature the latest JBL technical innovations. Crown DSi, Digital Screen Series, amplifiers provide the full range of power, while incorporating all digital processing required for the JBL cinema speakers, creating the perfect integrated digital theatre sound system.
Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.
Technicolor Digital Cinema has been a pioneer in the advancement of digital cinema initiatives.  By working side-by-side with content providers as a technology enabler and service provider, Technicolor is utilizing its industry knowledge and expertise to develop solutions for technologies and standards to facilitate the global commercialization of digital cinema.  With locations worldwide, Technicolor offers the most comprehensive set of digital cinema services including content mastering, satellite & physical distribution, digital key management, and fulfillment services for accessories such as 3D glasses—all supported by a 24/7 multilingual customer call center.  Technicolor has mastered and distributed features for every major studio, currently serving cinemas in 35 countries, and operates the largest digital cinema satellite footprint in the industry.  Additionally, Technicolor delivers pre-show advertising content via its satellite distribution network to over 6,000 screens weekly.
Moving Image Technologies manufacturers and markets a full complement of cinema exhibition equipment and services to support the industry’s transition to digital cinema, including: custom engineering, systems design, integration, digital technology solutions for 3D, digital cinema, pre-feature on-screen advertising and components. Moving Image Technologies’ mission is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working to provide the best presentation tools for the cinema exhibition industry.
As one of the world's leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets, GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”) has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers, projection and 3D systems worldwide. GDC Tech is currently the largest supplier of digital cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of digital cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Mexico, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, China and India. GDC Tech is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. 
Cinevise was launched in 2009 to provide the best possible service to our clients by unlocking the full potential of digital cinema through IT Networking. Our vendor-certified expert staff at our Network Operations Center (NOC) draws on over 30 years of experience in both Cinema and Information Technology and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Sonic Equipment Company is a one stop provider for all of your Digital Cinema needs. From site survey to install, our knowledgeable staff is there with you.  Our certified and bonded technicians will work you and your staff through the install and training. Be sure to ask us about our Digital Service options. From digital conversions to building new theatres, our company is your best choice. We have been building and renovating theatres for more than 20 years across the Midwest. This experience allows us to be there with you from consultation to your grand opening. Call us today or follow us on the web.
Unique Digital kick-started the digital cinema advertising revolution in Europe. Following the conversion of all Norwegian screens for digital advertising in 2002, and their move into providing full Digital Cinema solutions, the company's technology has been installed in over 1500 screens in Europe. Unique Digital Ltd. is an active member of SAWA (Screen Advertising World Association) and holds a seat on the digital sub committee. Unique Digital Ltd. today operates out of London and Dublin.
Today, amongst the handful of companies across the world that are working to fulfil the exacting needs of DCI, there are fewer still that look beyond. Qube Cinema is committed to creating a seamless world of Digital Cinema with products that are innovative, powerful, reliable and cost-effective. Qube Cinema is a company with a passion for cinema and a thorough understanding of film, video, audio and computer technology along with vast experience in the production, post-production and exhibition industries - a unique combination of expertise that has helped in the development of the company's digital cinema technology.
Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For four decades Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers. Based in San Francisco with European headquarters in England, the company has entertainment industry liaison offices in New York and Los Angeles, and licensing liaison offices in London, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
QSC is the cinema leader of complete D-cinema audio technology under one brand. Complete QSC B-chain solutions provide the very best play back for Digital Cinema, for both feature release and alternative content. QSC system designs offer remote monitor and control of cinema complex sound systems integrated into the D-cinema network infrastructure. With 40 years in the pro audio business QSC provides innovative solutions that integrate, signal processing, amplification and loudspeakers seamlessly to provide both exhibitors and cinema patrons a true D-cinema experience.
Volfoni is a leading 3D equipment specialist. Mastering the whole production process from R&D to distribution, Volfoni offers 3D technologies for all 3D applications from 3D Cinema to immersive simulation as well as engineering, home cinema and gaming. To match increasing demand in 3D products, Volfoni has massively invested in R&D to become one of the few companies worldwide to offer active and passive 3D solutions. Volfoni products are appreciated by the most demanding users because they answer, in a creative way, the constantly changing needs of the various 3D applications which are currently booming.

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News: United States Apr 23, 2014 MasterImage 3D Receives Patent Approval for Innovative High-Brightness, Cinematic 3D Imaging Process Apr 15, 2014 Barco Secures US-FDA Product Variance for its First-In-The-World, Commercial Laser-Illuminated Cinema Projector, Assuring Hassle-Free and Worry-Free Installation
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Barco, a global digital cinema leader, is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a product variance for its brand-new 6 primary laser 3D (6P) laser-illuminated projector. The FDA has also granted approval for a predefined laser show variance, allowing US-based exhibitors to safely install the 4K Barco laser projector without excessive legal constraints and extra costs.
Apr 10, 2014 HARMAN’s JBL M2 Master Reference Monitors Prove “Pitch Perfect” for Music Mixer Joseph Magee
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Music mixer Joseph Magee, whose impressive credits include <em>Saving Mr. Banks</em>, <em>Pitch Perfect</em>, <em>High Fidelity</em>, <em>Into the Wild</em>, <em>The Muppets</em>, <em>Spider-man 3 </em>and many more, is currently on location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, mixing music for the feature film, <em>Pitch Perfect 2</em>.
Apr 8, 2014 INTEG Introduces Remote Control, Complex-Wide Cinema Monitoring System Apr 7, 2014 Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution for Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 in Allen, Texas
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Christie®, a dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas.
Apr 4, 2014 Qube Cinema to Introduce Cloud-Based KDM Service at NAB
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At NAB, Qube Cinema will launch invitation-only access to its new KeySmith.biz website, a powerful key management and reporting service for independent filmmakers, small distributors and compact postproduction facilities. KeySmith.biz allows filmmakers to generate KDMs for their DCPs, by accessing a comprehensive Theatre Database that is continuously updated through strategic regional partners and crowdsourcing. KeySmith.biz is protected by FIPS 140-2 certified hardware security modules.
Apr 1, 2014 KenCast Splices Into NAB with 4K Live Streaming Cinema Demo
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Content delivery pro KenCast will exhibit their latest digital cinema, as well as signage and mobile video solutions at 2014 NAB Show® in Las Vegas. Delivering content for the military, government agencies and news media for two decades, KenCast continues to enhance its offerings to meet the latest requirements in digital cinema and even those of the future with their EdgeSpan CinemaPro appliances.
Apr 1, 2014 Sonic Equipment Company Celebrates Milestone with Installation of 1,000 Christie Digital Cinema Projectors
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Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema technology, is proud to announce an impressive achievement from long-term partner, Sonic Equipment Company, which recently reached a milestone with the installation of its 1,000th Christie Solaria® Series DLP Cinema® projector.
Mar 27, 2014 Santikos Theatres Acquires Barco Laser Projection to Deliver Cutting-Edge Movie Presentation
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Barco, the digital cinema technology leader, will supply its recently launched 4K 6P laser projector to Santikos’ Palladium cinema located in San Antonio, Texas. This bold move will bring heightened image quality to its movie showings, and builds upon its exclusive deployment of Barco’s high-quality xenon projectors already installed across the exhibitor’s circuit.
Mar 26, 2014 Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition Acquires Deluxe/Echostar Satellite Network Mar 26, 2014 Qube Cinema Unveils QubeCast for Distribution of Hollywood Content
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Qube Cinema has released QubeCast, a new multicast server providing efficient digital cinema package (DCP) distribution over satellite and broadband networks. QubeCast is designed primarily for wide distribution of films to theaters, including exhibitors in remote locations or without reliable high-speed data connections.
Mar 26, 2014 Barco Drives Open Standards and Global Expansion of Auro 11.1 Immersive Sound with 450 Auditoriums and More Than 50 Movie Titles Committed for Auro Release
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Barco, the worldwide market share leader in digital cinema, further expands its footprint of the Auro 11.1 immersive cinema sound solution, with current installations at over 150 screens around the world and another 300 committed for deployment in 2014, while adding a powerful slate of upcoming summer blockbusters.
Mar 26, 2014 Caribbean Cinemas Completes VPF Deployment with GDC Technology
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GDC Technology Limited ("GDC Technology"), a world leading digital cinema solutions provider, is pleased to announce that Caribbean Cinemas, the largest motion picture exhibitor in the Caribbean Islands, has completed its digital conversion under GDC Technology’s VPF agreement, covering an additional 148 screens over 20 theatres across the Islands including the Dominican Republic, Trinidad, Aruba, St. Lucia and Antigua.
Mar 25, 2014 Sony Appoints David McIntosh to Head Digital Cinema Business in Europe and Americas
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Sony’s David McIntosh is expanding his role in the company’s digital cinema business, assuming the title of Vice President, Sony Digital Cinema 4K Solutions for Europe and the Americas.
Mar 25, 2014 Doremi DCP Servers and Media Blocks Now Support Dolby Atmos
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Digital Cinema Technology leader Doremi today announced that its DCP line of servers (DCP2000 and DCP2K4) and integrated media block (IMB/ShowVault solution) now supports Dolby Atmos®.
Mar 25, 2014 NEC Display Solutions Shipping Digital Cinema Projector with Laser Light Source
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NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of the NC1100L Digital Cinema projector, a laser-light source projector targeted to exhibitors with small screens or projection booths as well art houses, mobile cinemas, theaters in universities and public buildings.
Mar 25, 2014 USHIO Announces New Digital Lamps for NEC Projectors
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USHIO, a leading lamp manufacturer of digital cinema projectors, is pleased to announce new lamp releases for NEC projectors. All NEC lamps are certified by NEC and perform at the highest level and quality. <br />
Mar 25, 2014 Klipsch Launches New Cinema Surround Speakers at CinemaCon 2014 Mar 25, 2014 Harkness Screens Launches New Clarus XC 2D/3D Screen Family Mar 24, 2014 Cinemark First to Install Barco’s Laser Projector in North America and Raise the Bar on Image Quality
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Barco, the worldwide market share leader in digital cinema projection, becomes the first manufacturer to commercialize its laser projector with the purchase by long-time customer Cinemark.
Mar 24, 2014 Dolby: The Best of Sight and Sound at CinemaCon 2014
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&lt;div>Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) returns to CinemaCon<sup>®</sup> 2014 (Caesars Palace, Milano Ballroom III) this week to highlight the best in cinema audio and imaging. On the audio side, the company will be highlighting Dolby Atmos, which will soon be featured in more than 600 screens worldwide, in part by new installations planned with Indonesia’s Lippo Group (Cinemaxx). On the imaging side, Barco and Christie Digital Systems will be showcasing their latest laser projection capabilities with Dolby<sup>®</sup> 3D for brighter, crisper 3D images.</div> <div> <br /> </div> <div> </div>
Mar 24, 2014 Christie Vive Audio Helps Dolby Atmos Power Grupo Cinemex’s Cinemextremo Auditoriums in Mexico
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Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced that Grupo Cinemex, the sixth largest cinema chain worldwide, is installing Christie Vive Audio™ surround sound solutions in their current CinemeXtremo auditoriums powered by Dolby® Atmos™ sound technology.
Mar 24, 2014 QSC Introduces DPA-Q Network Amplifiers
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&lt;div>Designed specifically for use with the Q-Sys™ Network Audio Platform, QSC Audio Products, LLC is pleased to announce the new DPA-Q Network Amplifier Series. DPA-Q amplifiers combine high power output with Q-Sys network connectivity and processing to create the ultimate audio routing and power solution for cinema sound applications.</div>
Mar 24, 2014 GDC Technology Unveils Complete Cinema Solutions at CinemaCon 2014
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GDC Technology Limited ("GDC Technology"), a world leading digital cinema solutions provider, will showcase a comprehensive set of reliable and cost-effective digital cinema solutions at booth 2318A at CinemaCon 2014 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, March 24 –27.
Mar 24, 2014 Cinema Equipment and Supplies Announces CIELO – The Future of Remote Monitoring for Cinemas
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Cinema Equipment and Supplies (CE+S) today introduced Cielo, a software application that allows users to manage their cinema from anywhere. Cielo gives cinema owners, managers, and technicians the ability to see exactly what is going on in every auditorium from any smartphone, tablet, or desktop — and take immediate action in real time.
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Delivery of Digital Projectors Raised to Nine
Texas Instruments’ projector technology moves beyond cinemas
Dallas-based Texas Instruments Inc. developed DLP technology 25 years ago for movie projectors, but with more than half of that global market converted, TI has been looking at new uses that were once...
A new way to listen: Expansive audio formats hold promise for cinemas
After a relatively quiet 20 years, cinema sound has rejoined the list of important issues that today’s exhibitors need to consider. While the industry as a whole has been occupied with the conversion...
Dolby Laboratories Acquires Rival IMM Sound
Dolby Laboratories has acquired rival digital cinema sound technology company IMM Sound, a privately owned Barcelona-based business, in a move that Dolby believes will help to speed adoption of its n...
Movie theaters diversify offerings beyond films
Amid a long-term decline in theater attendance, cinema operators nationwide are screening more concerts, plays, operas, boxing matches and sports events.
Movie Magic to Leave Home For?
Such were the possibilities raised last month at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, where technology companies pitched theater operators on the merits of faster projection rates to improve clarit...
IMAX licenses Kodak technology for digital screens
Giant movie screen maker Imax Corp will license laser projection technology from struggling Eastman Kodak Co in a deal that will enable more Imax theaters to show digital films.
Dolby Sheds Some Light on Exhibition at NATO Event
Amid a rising chorus of complaints about 3D projection, the National Association of Theater Owners California/Nevada turned to Dolby Laboratories last week for a special presentation about how best t...
Forty years of cinema innovation: Hollywood & 'FJI' celebrate a Dolby milestone
Exhibitors and their audiences around the world quickly associate the name Dolby with great cinema sound. What most don’t realize is Dolby Laboratories’ pivotal role in raising the quality of cinema ...
Toy Story 3: How Dolby Revolutionized Sound for 3-D Movies
Last June, Dolby unleashed Surround 7.1 in conjunction with Best Picture nominee Toy Story 3. For the first time, it enabled viewers of 3-D movies to feel like they were inside of the action and insi...
Technicolor to close North Hollywood film printing plant
The film-processing giant said it would shutter the plant because of the rapid acceleration of digital cinema, which has lessened demand for film prints. Operations will be transferred to a Technicol...
Cinema Technology Magazine RealD Gets Serious with IPO - Update
It happened; Oversold is a bad thing on airplanes, but a good thing for RealD; Reuters reports that RealD's IPO raised 33% more than expected - 12.5 million shares are sold vs 10.75 expected, at $16 ...
Casting some light on 3-D
Laser Light Engines, a Salem, N.H., start-up, believes it has the solution: using lasers as the projector’s light source, instead of the standard xenon light bulb. And laser-lit projectors would have...
Movie theaters turn to live event screenings to fill seats
Theaters open new revenue streams by beaming in live events such as ultimate fighting and opera.
The return of 35mm 3D: Two competing processes add a new dimension to stereoscopic race
To add to the mix, there have been recent announcements of two competitive 35mm film 3D systems: Technicolor 3D, from one of cinema’s best-known brands, and Oculus3D™, a recent newcomer to the market...
Movie Theaters Secure Financing for Digital Upgrade
Trio of Cinema Chains to Get $660 Million to Pay for Conversions Enabling 14,000 More Screens to Catch 3-D Film Wave
Banking giant helps bring 3-D to movie screens
Lifting a roadblock limiting the availability of 3-D movies at the local multiplex, banking giant JP Morgan Chase & Co. has raised nearly $700 million on behalf of a group of the country's largest th...
Fox Doubles Down on Cameron in $380 Million Bet on ‘Avatar’
James Cameron turned down a chance to make “Avatar” for Twentieth Century Fox more than a decade ago to wait until technology caught up with his imagination. Audiences will decide this weekend whethe...
Kodak Quits Hardware Manufacture in Digital Cinema
Kodak will cease manufacture of all hardware within its Digital Cinema System and will instead focus on licensing the technology to other companies. Kodak cites an ever-increasing level of technical ...
Some theaters trapped in 2nd dimension by credit freeze
Hollywood executives likely will credit director James Cameron if his megabudget sci-fi film Avatar strikes gold for Fox next month.
Picture sharpens for Digital Cinema rollout
The purse strings appear to be loosening for the long-delayed rollout of digital cinema.
Box office boost shows 3D is here to stay
Once regarded as a quirky fad for nerds wearing cardboard spectacles, 3D films are enjoying a mainstream renaissance and this time the medium is here to stay, entertainment industry experts say.
Technicolor rolls out 3D plan
Technicolor's 3D-on-film solution is finding some traction in the marketplace. The lab and post-production giant has announced support for Technicolor 3D from DreamWorks Animation, Lionsgate, Paramou...
Theater Chains Seek $725 Million for Digital Upgrade
The three biggest U.S. theater chains are seeking to raise as much as $725 million to add digital screens needed for 3-D movies, resuming an effort that stalled last year, two people with knowledge o...
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