Find Companies:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Digital Cinema Technology May. 26, 2016
Please Login
Login/Signup
Sponsors

RSS News
RSS Info About RSS

Member
logo
logo
logo
logo
logo

# 1963 Dalto

Skip Navigation LinksStart / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
Rancho Cordova, CA, USA—Oct 24, 2011

Barco and Dolby to Present Industry’s First Single-Projector High Frame Rate Digital Cinema Demos at ShowEast 2011

Barco, Guinness World Record holder for the brightest digital cinema projector, announced today that Barco and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) have teamed up to present first-ever high frame rate 2D and 3D digital cinema demos at ShowEast 2011.  

Barco and Dolby will execute a series of demonstrations to show content in a variety of frame rates and resolutions, including: 1) 2D 2K high frame rate at 48 frames per second (fps); 2) 2D 4K at 24 fps; and 3) 2K high frame rate at 48 and 60 fps per eye for 3D. All demonstrations will utilize a single Barco DP2K-20C projector with a prototype 2K/4K Dolby Integrated Media Block (IMB) and Dolby DSS200 cinema server.
 
These demonstrations will represent the first time this diversity of content will be played back at a high frame rate via a standard digital cinema package (DCP) and will showcase how the combined capabilities of Barco’s and Dolby’s digital cinema solutions are capable of achieving higher frame rates for 2D, 3D and 4K movie presentation. The solution – with Barco’s Series 2 projectors and Dolby’s prototype IMB – demonstrates how Barco and Dolby continue to drive cutting-edge cinema imaging technology.
 
The ultra-high brightness and technical superiority of Barco’s DLP Cinema® projectors, combined with Dolby’s 3D digital cinema system and IMB, show that a single projector can playback at nearly three times the frame rate of traditional movie exhibition rates of 24 fps. This high frame rate 3D presentation is another in a long line of industry firsts achieved by Barco, including the first sealed optical engine, first full-panel triple flash 3D technology, first dual-4K projection, and only true modularity to create the highest performing digital cinema projector with the lowest total cost of ownership.
 
“As industry leaders in immersive cinema, Barco and Dolby are in a unique position to leverage our mutual technologies to create stunning, true-to-life movie presentation projected at high frame rates,” commented Patrick Lee, VP Digital Cinema for Barco North America. “This event is a fantastic opportunity to showcase how high frame rates can elevate the realism of cinema to create a premium experience that exhibitors can bank on.”
 
“Dolby’s rich heritage in working with content creators and partners like Barco gives us the experience and perspective to anticipate future market needs for the cinema industry,” said Ramzi Haidamus, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby and Barco’s technical demonstration of high frame rate in different formats reinforces our goal to provide filmmakers a choice that matches their creative vision while delivering audiences the highest quality presentation possible in emerging digital cinema environments.”
 
The event will be held at Barco’s Belgian Beer Bar on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Marriott Hollywood Beach Hotel, by invitation only.
 
In a related opportunity at ShowEast, Barco will present on the topic “Business Implications of High Frame Rates in Exhibition” at the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), focusing on the impact of high frame rates to exhibitors; high frame rates and the image quality puzzle; and the role of high frame rates in the “Cinema of the Future.” As Joe DeMeo, Vice President of ICTA and Sales Director for Barco, explained, “Exhibitors need to know that high frame rate is only one piece of the image quality puzzle, and image quality is key to a premium, immersive cinema experience.”
 
Barco’s “High Frame Rate” presentation will occur on Monday, October 24, 2011 between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. during ShowEast2011 at the Westin Diplomat Hotel Miami/Hollywood, Fla. Barco and Dolby will be exhibiting at ShowEast in Booth #203 and Booth #803 respectively, from October 24-27, 2011.
Barco Contacts:
Alison Maxson
Press and PR contact US
Barco NV
Telephone +1 678 475 81 83
alison.maxson@barco.com

Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact Japan, Korea, Australia and South East Asia
Barco NV
Telephone +886 2 8221 6868
vickie.yueh@barco.com

Anna Miao
Press and PR contact APAC- Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia & South East Asia
Barco n.v.
Telephone +886 2 2173 5229
anna.miao@barco.com

Li Shen
Press and PR contact Greater China
Barco n.v.
Telephone +86 10 5650 2288
li.shen@barco.com

Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA and LATAM
Barco n.v.
Telephone +32 56 36 8166
stephanie.vlegels@barco.com
About Barco Digital Cinema: Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015. 

Barco is one of three licencees of Texas Instruments DLP Cinema™ technology. TI developed DLP Cinema™ technology working in close cooperation with Barco and others in the movie industry, to develop Cinema Projector and support systems based on DMD™ technology, to meet the requirement of studios, film distributors and exhibitors alike.
Barco Digital Cinema Directory page Barco Digital Cinema Web Site
Similar Press Releases
More PR About: Products More
More Barco Press Releases: Apr 13, 2016 Barco and Diversified Team Up to Deliver the Ultimate Cinema Lobby Experience Apr 12, 2016 Barco Escape Adds to Fast-Growing Movie Content Slate, Inks Deals to Produce Multiple Titles for Three-Screen, Panoramic Format Apr 12, 2016 Cineplanet, Barco and Bardan First in Peru to Install Premium Laser Cinema Projection Apr 12, 2016 Santikos Entertainment and Barco to Create the First All-Laser Powered Theater Circuit in the World Apr 11, 2016 J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Barco Boldly Go into the Future of Cinema with “Star Trek Beyond” Release in Barco Escape Apr 11, 2016 Barco Lobby Experience Transforms Regal L.A. Live into Immersive Cinema Environment to Heighten the Moviegoing Experience Apr 8, 2016 Barco Cinema Leads the Global Conversion to Laser Projection with More Than 40 Top Exhibitors in Over 20 Countries Apr 6, 2016 Barco Lobby Experience at ShowBiz Cinemas wins Bronze APEX Award at Digital Signage Expo Apr 5, 2016 Barco Delivers the Future of Cinema Today, Showcasing its CinemaBarco Solutions at CinemaCon 2016 Mar 21, 2016 AEG and Regal Partner with Barco to Unveil Most Technologically Advanced, World-Renowned Movie Theater Mar 9, 2016 The 2016 Sundance Film Festival Features Barco for New Virtual Reality Projection Spectaculars and All Movie Screenings Mar 2, 2016 Barco Drives Customer Engagement with Latest Interactive Retail and Cinema Lobby Digital Signage Innovations on Display at DSE 2016 Feb 18, 2016 Golden Village Multiplex and Jack Neo’s “Long, Long Time Ago” introduce Singapore to the Auro 11.1 By Barco Immersive Sound System Feb 16, 2016 Berlinale Embraces Barco’s Flagship Laser Projector Jan 26, 2016 The 2016 Sundance Film Festival Features Barco for New Virtual Reality Projection Spectaculars and All Movie Screenings Dec 14, 2015 Chinese JinYi Cinemas First All-Laser Multiplex in Asia Powered By Barco Dec 8, 2015 Barco First to Launch 18,000-Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector for Cinema Dec 7, 2015 Barco Debuts First Barco Escape Movie Theater in Asia Dec 7, 2015 Barco Showcases Leadership in Laser Projection at CineAsia 2015 Dec 4, 2015 Barco’s DP2k-6E Projector for Small Theaters Conquers Chinese Market More
©Copyright 2003 - 2016 WHMCC, LLC. All rights reserved.   | Contact | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement
banner