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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MasterImage 3D, LLC is a stereoscopic 3D technology company that provides pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, television and handheld devices. With systems installed in 38 countries worldwide, MasterImage offers audiences the best 3D image experience, while providing exhibitors with a compelling ownership-based pricing model.
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.
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. 
With over 17,000 systems in the market, Sony Digital Cinema 4K technology lets movie goers experience exceptional picture quality from every seat in the cinema – with spectacular detail, contrast and colour on any size of screen. Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems give audiences a more immersive, emotionally engaging visual experience you simply can't get at home – in 2D or with a choice of smooth, easy on the eye 3D solutions. Sony 4K offers four times the resolution of an HD TV or previous-generation 2K digital cinema.  It’s captured the imagination of audiences and industry alike, winning Hollywood’s commitment as underlined by 4K releases from studios such as Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, and Sony Pictures. It has also won the support of Hollywood heavyweights like Christopher Nolan (“Dark Knight Rises”, “Inception”), David Fincher (“The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo”) and Harald  Zwart (“Karate Kid”), who have all released recent blockbusters in the 4K format.  The only manufacturer currently deploying 4K projection systems in volume, Sony serves many of the world’s biggest and most prestigious cinema chains, as well as small independent screens and art house cinemas.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked 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 APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 4,000 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.158 billion euros in 2013.
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.  
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
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.
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), the joint venture satellite distribution operation between AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros.  Powering the DCDC platform, KenCast has served 17,000 screens across 1,200 venues in North America and elsewhere.  KenCast provides ad splicing, 4K HEVC decoding, live event and file workflow management, large cinema movie file delivery and live-event streaming to theaters, homes, ships at sea and mobile devices with their EdgeSpan CinemaPro® appliance and the EdgeSpan Enterprise server.  Check out the KenCast digital cinema blog.


Ymagis is a leading provider Digital Cinema services in Europe including VPF management, postproduction, DCP & KDM servicing, and digital cinema installation and maintenance.  Ymagis has deployed digital systems in cinemas under VPF representing close to 2,800 screens throughout Europe with both exhibition circuits and art house independents cinemas. Since 2014, Ymagis operates, through its subsidiary Smartjog Ymagis Logistics, the largest e-delivery network for cinema content in Europe, using both satellite capacity and ADSL/fiber lines. Ymagis has also become a software house, providing innovative solutions such as a theatre management system and a full electrical automation system.
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.

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Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film Festival —Sep 4, 2014
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, brings the 39thAnnual Toronto International Film Festival®* into sharper focus this year by lighting up an expanded list of venues with Christie 4K-resolution digital cinema projection.  With 4K submissions to the festival having doubled from 2013, Christie, the official projection sponsor for 14 consecutive years, will offer 4K screening capability at Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, The Elgin Theatre's Visa Screening Room and Ryerson Theatre.  All TIFF Bell Lightbox cinemas also feature Christie 4K projection.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Super Star Power Productions Relies on Qube Cinema Server and IMB for Its New 4K DI Suite —Jun 24, 2014
Qube Cinema has installed its XP-I server and Xi 4K integrated media block (IMB) in Super Star Power Productions’ new 4K DI suite in Los Angeles. The combination postproduction facility and theater offers a seamless 4K pipeline from review of uncompressed 4K image files taken directly from 4K cameras, through color grading at 4K, to the Qube XP-I server and Xi IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Hollywood producers and directors of feature films will now be able to review 4K images, color grade at 4K in real time and generate 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector in a home-like setting.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Christie Digital Cinema Projector Screens Transformers: Age of Extinction at Closing of SIFF —Jun 23, 2014
The 17th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) concluded in spectacular fashion with Christie®, the industry-preferred brand in the digital cinema projection market, deploying its digital cinema projector to screen the closing film on June 22, 2014.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Curzon Cinemas Invest in Sony Digital Cinema 4K Technology —Jun 17, 2014
The UK’s leading independent cinema chain and home cinema content provider, Curzon, is investing in state of the art Sony Digital Cinema 4K technology for their cinema venues across the UK to ensure their customers get the best possible viewing experience and enjoy the films as the director intended.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema install 4K and 3D Technologies in Premium Wellness & Spa Resort —Jun 17, 2014
Tallinn Viimsi Spa, one of Estonia’s premium spa resorts is investing in state of the art Sony Digital Cinema 4K and 3D technology to ensure their visitors get the best possible viewing experience when watching the latest blockbusters in their Cinema facilities.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema News Headlines at CineEurope 2014 —Jun 16, 2014
Sony Digital Cinema is once again an official sponsor of CineEurope, Europe’s leading event for the cinema exhibition and distribution community. At CineEurope 2014, Sony is showcasing the best possible picture quality of 4K projection as well as giving visitors the chance to unwind and relax in the 4K experience chill out zone in room 132.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Christie 4K Cinema Projector Screens Opening Film at the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival —Jun 16, 2014
The 17th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) will kick off on a high note with Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema projection, deploying its 4K digital cinema projector to screen the opening film of this prestigious event on June 14, 2014. Christie is also the exclusive digital projection partner for the SIFF for the sixth consecutive year.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Christie’s 4K Digital Cinema Technologies Light Up Screens at Toronto International Film Festival —May 14, 2014
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, is proud to once again be the official projection partner to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival® in September.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Christie ‘Powers’ World Premiere of X-Men at the Jacob Javits Convention Center —May 8, 2014
Christie® has been selected by preferred partner Digital Media Systems (DMS) to provide the 3D digital cinema projection technology for the world premiere of 20th Century Fox’s film X-Men: Days of Future Past on Saturday, May 10. DMS will transform the River Pavilion at the Jacob Javits Convention Center into a state-of-the-art, fully equipped theater to screen the highly anticipated X-Men sequel, with two Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors lighting up a 26-foot by 62-foot screen with bright, vivid images and 4K resolution.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Christie’s Mirage 4K Projector Screens Trumbull’s ‘UFOTOG’ Premiere in 3D 4K at 120 Frames Per Second —May 8, 2014
Filmmaker and Visual Effects legend Douglas Trumbull is partnering with Christie® on May 11 to premiere UFOTOG, a dramatic 10-minute experimental sci-fi story about a lone man attempting to photograph UFOs. Directed by Trumbull and created in 4K 3D at 120 frames per second (fps), the short film will be screened on a Christie® Mirage 4K35, the world’s first and only 4K DLP® resolution projector running at a true 120Hz, at the Seattle Cinerama Theater’s 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Sony Appoints David McIntosh to Head Digital Cinema Business in Europe and Americas —Mar 25, 2014
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.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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New Vue Cinema Opens with the Full Suite of Sony Technologies Including Sony Digital Cinema 4K —Jan 30, 2014
It is the first of Vue’s cinemas to use Sony’s SRX-R515P 4K digital cinema projectors, delivering the best pictures available in cinema today through exceptionally high contrast ratios and 4K ultra high definition resolution. Two projectors are also equipped with the unique Sony 3D solution, allowing cinema-goers to enjoy the ultimate viewing experience by delivering easy on the eye 3D.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Christie Lights Up TCL Chinese Theatres as Official 4K Digital Projection Partner, With Christie Duo Anchoring State-Of-The-Art 932-Seat Auditorium —Jan 7, 2014
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, announced that it is the official 4K digital projection partner of TCL Chinese Theatres for the  renovated TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, with the acclaimed 4K Christie® Duo™ two-projector system anchoring that theater’s 932-seat auditorium and lighting up its massive screen.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
More2Screen to Distribute New Peter Gabriel 4K Concert Film to Cinemas Worldwide —Dec 10, 2013
More2Screen has been appointed by Eagle Rock Entertainment to distribute to cinemas worldwide a stunning new concert film by Peter Gabriel, Back To Front. Filmed live at the O2 London, it combines the latest 4K Ultra High Definition technology with a 5.1 surround sound mix and marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark album So. It will be available to screen from 13 March 2014.  Full Release
dcinex and Cinema Pink Agree to Deploy New Sony 4K Projection Systems Across 113 Digital Screens in Turkey —Nov 15, 2013
Cinema PINK, one of Turkey's largest cinema operator together with dcinex, the leading pan-European provider of fully integrated solutions for cinema operations agreed on the deployment of 113 Sony 4K digital cinema systems in Turkey.  Full Release
Veritek: A Year in Digital Cinema —Sep 10, 2013
In July last year (2012), Sony Digital Cinema announced that it was to provide 4K projection systems to the Vue Cinema chain for its network of UK screens.  Full Release
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Qube Cinema True 4K 3D System Installed for Giant Screen at Air Force Museum Theater —Aug 1, 2013
Qube Cinema has once again partnered with D3D Cinema to install its single-server True 4K 3DTM system, this time at the newly renovated Air Force Museum Theater (AFMT) in Dayton, Ohio. The museum has upgraded from 15/70 film projection to the Qube XP-I server and dual Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) and is the fifth giant screen installation in North America to use this Qube system.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Qube Cinema Brings True 4K DCP Review and Playback to NAB 2013 —Mar 26, 2013
Qube Cinema will be demonstrating its system for integrated 4K DCP review and playback at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. The Qube XP-I server, Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) and the Quad 3G interface for digital cinema projectors allow integrated postproduction and digital cinema mastering workflows.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Frank Theatres Continues its Expansion Plan with Sony 4K Digital Projection Technology —Feb 14, 2013
Frank Theatres is expanding its commitment to Sony 4K digital cinema projection technology with its newest location – Delray Beach, Fla. –open this month. The new location features 11 Sony 4K-equipped screens, and continues the digital conversion that the exhibitor began with Sony in 2009.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Opens New Location at Vintage Park Shopping Village Featuring Next Generation of Sony 4K Digital Cinema Projection —Jan 23, 2013
Triple Tap Ventures LLC, owner and operator of the Houston area Alamo Drafthouse Cinema theaters, is expanding its franchise with a new seven-screen location at the Vintage Park Shopping Village, an exciting development in Northwest Houston.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema Set to Wow IDIFF 2013 with Exclusive Screening of Samsara in Sony 4K —Jan 22, 2013
Sony Digital Cinema today announced that it will be present at this year’s International Digital Film Forum (IDIFF) trade show in Paris. Attendees from across the film industry will be invited to an exclusive 4K preview screening of the critically acclaimed Samsara on 22nd January, day one of the show.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Qube Cinema XP-I Server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) Achieve DCI Compliance —Dec 10, 2012
Qube Cinema announced that its XP-I digital cinema server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) have passed the DCI Compliance Test Plan (CTP). The high performance, security and reliability of the XP-I and Xi IMB have been confirmed by these tests. This server-IMB combination accommodates 4K resolution and is the ultimate setup for high frame rate (HFR) exhibition, making it essential for today’s digital cinema.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Sony 4K Projection Adds Sparkle to Marrakech Film Festival —Dec 6, 2012
Sony Digital Cinema today announced it is proud to be supporting this year’s iconic International Film Festival of Marrakech. For the first time in its 12 year history, audiences at the event are enjoying the superior picture quality offered by Sony 4K digital cinema projection systems.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Barco Fundamental Research Is Pushing the Technology Frontier and Shaping the Cinema of the Future —Nov 20, 2012
Global digital cinema technology leader Barco continually develops new technologies to further shape the cinema of the future and to improve the moviegoing experience. In close collaboration with both industrial and academic partners, Barco is participating in several research programs funded by the European Union, the Flemish government, and the Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT).  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Edison Park 8 Cinemas Adopts Sony 4K Technology as Part of Total Theater Upgrade —Nov 13, 2012
The expansive facility and technology upgrades currently underway at the Edison Park 8 Cinemas are about more than just a better way to go to the movies. They are helping to breathe new life into the city’s centerpiece - the adjacent Edison Park Plaza shopping center.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Wilcox Theatres Rejuvenates Community with Sony 4K Digital Cinema Projection —Nov 13, 2012
David Wilcox knew he had to invest in the latest state-of-the-art projection technology to keep his movie theater operating for the future. That’s why the owner of Wilcox Theatres installed all-digital Sony 4K projection for each of the four screens at his Vicksburg, Miss., location.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Star Cinema Grill Enhances Their Movie Theaters With Addition of Sony 4K Digital Cinema Technology —Oct 18, 2012
Star Cinema Grill is adding a new dimension to its full-service movie theater concept: Sony 4K Digital Cinema technology. The Houston-based, family-owned-and-operated exhibitor recently equipped all 21 screens across its three Texas locations with 4K projection, now providing their customers the highest-quality movie-viewing experience.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Qube Cinema Brings Single-Server 4K 3D to Giant Screens —Sep 4, 2012
Giant Screen theaters are rapidly converting to digital cinema and at the GSCA Conference later this month in Sacramento, CA visitors can see the latest technology from Qube Cinema.   The Qube XP-I server will stream a single high bit-rate 4K 3D DCP through two Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) in two Barco DP4K-23B projectors. This high bit-rate, 4K 3D projection from a single DCP through a single server greatly simplifies exhibition for Giant Screen theaters.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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VUE Cinemas Become Biggest European Cinema Equipped with Breatht4king Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projectors Delivering Unprecedented Picture Quality —Aug 16, 2012
Vue Entertainment has become the largest cinema circuit in Europe equipped with Sony 4K Digital Cinema Technology, following the completion of its multi-million pound roll-out.  The final installation took place at the Vue cinema in Cardiff and completed the update of 650 screens across 69 UK & Ireland cinemas.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Minnesota’s Red Wing Cinema 8 Gives Audiences the Ultimate Entertainment Experience with Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projection —Aug 1, 2012
Red Wing Cinema 8 is the latest theater to adopt Sony’s Digital Cinema™ 4K technology. The popular family-owned cinema, located near the Mississippi River in Red Wing, Minn., recently installed Sony 4K projectors in all eight of its auditoriums.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema Launches Next Generation 4K Digital Projector —Jun 17, 2012
Sony today announced it aims to make digital cinema available to all with the unveiling of its new SRX-R515 ultra high quality 4K digital cinema projection system, designed in particular for use in small or medium sized screen auditoria.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
Kinoton 4K D-Cinema Solutions Surging in Popularity —Jun 14, 2012
Kinoton’s current 4K Digital Cinema solutions are being eagerly snapped up by the market. A whole slew of installations is already proving itself daily in movie theatres. The latest in Germany include the Cineplex in Marburg, the Cinema in Dachau, and the Comet Cine Center in Mönchengladbach.  Full Release
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Manor Theatre in Squirrel Hill Builds on 90-Year Legacy of High-Quality Family Entertainment with New Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projection Technology —May 25, 2012
Sony Digital Cinema today announced that the 90-year-old Manor Theatre in Squirrel Hill has chosen Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection technology to provide a state-of-the-art entertainment experience to the Pittsburgh area.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Barco Showcases Groundbreaking 4K Laser Projection Among Numerous Technology Firsts Launched at Cinemacon —May 15, 2012
Barco, the global digital cinema technology leader, impressed hundreds of attendees at this year’s CinemaCon, demonstrating ultra-bright 4K laser projection, a never-before-seen exhibition of High Frame Rate movie footage at 120 fps per eye, its premier 3D multi-channel cinema audio solution, and a stunning 3D projection mapping show on Caesars Palace.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Men in Black III German Premiere Showcased On Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projectors At World’s Largest 3D Screening —May 15, 2012
Sony Pictures and Berlin’s O2 World held host to the German premiere of Men in Black III last night, with the film screened using state-of-the-art Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems.  Displaying an image at more than four times the resolution of traditional 2K digital cinema projection systems, the premiere provided attendees with the ultimate-viewing experience.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Doremi to Equip All Rooms at the 65th Cannes Film Festival for 2K and 4K Screenings —May 14, 2012
In 2003, when Doremi first installed its servers at Cannes for the screening of James Cameron's "Ghosts of the Abyss", it initiated a relationship of trust between Cannes and digital technology. Since then, with the development of innovative technologies for digital cinema, Doremi’s involvement at the Festival has expanded. The company has now reached a prominent position in the Festival’s organization and plays a major role in the presentation of all films, both in the Official Selection and other presentations.  Full Release Past Doremi Press Rels. Doremi Dir. Page Doremi Web Site
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Sony Continues Leading Exhibitor Shift to Digital with More Than 13,000 Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projectors Shipped Worldwide —Apr 24, 2012
At CinemaCon 2012, Sony Digital Cinema today announced that its technology is increasingly being found at the heart of today’s cinema experience, as the company reached the milestone of more than 13,000 Sony Digital Cinema 4K projectors shipped worldwide. Sony revealed that demand for its broad range of digital cinema solutions is growing with complementary services and technologies signed on at hundreds of exhibitor sites.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony® Digital Cinema Further Advances Image Quality with High Frame Rate and High Bit-Rate Software-Only Upgrade Program —Apr 24, 2012
Sony Digital Cinema today announced its High Frame Rate upgrade program, further demonstrating the company’s continuous commitment to deliver the highest image quality possible in digital entertainment.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Qube Cinema Brings Uncompressed 4K Projection to NAB —Apr 13, 2012
Qube Cinema, a world leader in 4K digital cinema technologies, will introduce the new Quad 3G interface for digital cinema projectors at the NAB Show next week in Las Vegas. The Quad 3G interface allows for integrated postproduction and digital cinema mastering workflows. Facilities can use one projector setup for both HD-4K uncompressed color grading and 2K-4K digital cinema playback providing a comprehensive review and quality control solution from one system.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
Fraunhofer and Intopix Present DCP Creation with Real-Time JPEG 2000 Coding —Apr 13, 2012
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and Intopix cooperate in order to accelerate the creation process and mastering of digital cinema packages (DCP). The well-known software package easyDCP developed by Fraunhofer IIS now supports the hardware acceleration board PRISTINE from Intopix to allow for faster encoding of JPEG 2000 files, both visually or mathematically lossless, for resolutions from HD up to 4K. This extends the possibilities for post production facilities to optimize and speed up their workflow of DCP creation.  Full Release
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Qube Cinema 4K 3D System Installed at Houston Museum of Natural Science —Mar 15, 2012
The first commercial installation of Qube Cinema’s single-server 4K 3D system has been completed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Using a single Qube XP-I server, the new configuration streams 4K image data to two Barco 4K projectors each with its own Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB). Visitors can now enjoy stunning 3D digital imagery on the giant screen, delivered from a system that is much easier to operate than the 70 mm film setup the museum used previously.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Megaplex Theatres Launches VIP Experience with Christie Projectors —Mar 12, 2012
Christie®, a global leader in visual display technology, is providing the 4K DLP Cinema® projection solution at a new screen at the Megaplex Theatres at Jordan Commons, which debuts March 15 with VIP seating, table service and full reclining chairs as part of Megaplex’s transition to complete digital projection throughout its chain.  Megaplex, a leading independent cinema chain in Utah, is converting all of its screens to digital projection, drawing from the Christie Solaria™ Series. The new projectors, including the Christie CP4230 driving the VIP experience at Megaplex Jordan Commons, are being installed by CLACO Equipment and Service.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Qube Cinema XP-I Streams 4K 3D from a Single Server —Jan 18, 2012
Technology leader Qube Cinema made history at the Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium last week delivering a high bit-rate 4K stereoscopic DCP through two Barco projectors. Presented to a live audience at the Moody Gardens 80’ by 60’ Giant Screen in Galveston, TX, the demonstration used a standard Qube XP-I server paired with Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) installed in two Barco DP4K-32B projectors. With this advance in digital cinema technology, high bit-rate, stereoscopic 4K projection from a single DCP through a single server is now a reality for exhibitors.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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Barco and D3D Cinema Partner to Showcase Industry-First, Premium Screen Technologies at Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium —Jan 4, 2012
Barco, world record holder for the brightest digital cinema projector, is teaming with museum cinema integration pioneer D3D Cinema to showcase an unprecedented array of “industry-first” digital cinema technologies. Demonstrations of Barco's large-format, premium screen solution – including Enhanced 4K DLP Cinema® 3D, a comparison of high frame rate movie presentations, Auro-3D multi-channel three dimensional audio system, and other innovations – will be presented to industry experts at the 2nd Annual Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium from January 9-10, 2012 in Galveston, Texas.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Christie Continues to Extend 4K and 3D Digital Cinema Footprint Across Asia Pacific Region —Dec 5, 2011
Exhibitors in countries throughout the Asia Pacific region continue to embrace Christie® 4K and 3D technology, employing the company’s award-winning Solaria™ Series of DLP Digital Cinema® projectors in hundreds of screens. Designed to meet DCI specifications, the Christie Solaria™ Series includes a fully integrated media block (IMB) solution that can manage Higher Frame Rates (HFR) and 4K content without compromising image quality.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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The Giant Screen at Millennium Point, Uk, Benefits from Barco’s Large-Format Projection Technology —Nov 9, 2011
Digital cinema pioneer Barco is pleased to announce that digital 3D cinema company D3D Cinema has installed Barco's large-format projection system at The Giant Screen at Millennium Point, Birmingham, UK. The installation – set up with two Barco Enhanced 4K DLP Cinema® projectors – was part of a larger refurbishment to transform Millennium Point's existing IMAX theater into an independent giant screen cinema.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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SF Cinema City Joins Forces with Sony to Offer World Class Digital Cinema 4K —Nov 1, 2011
SF Cinema Group is moving forward to excite movie-goers by joining forces with Sony to launch Sony Digital Cinema™ 4K for the first time in Thailand. Aiming to win the hearts of movie-goers, the latest innovation integrates technology and entertainment to deliver a brand new cinema experience with today’s sharpest projection system.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Royal Service Cinema in Echt Confirmed as the Netherlands First Cinema to Use Sony Digital Cinema 4K Technology —Oct 26, 2011
Sony Digital Cinema today announced that the Royal Service Cinema in Echt is the first independent cinema in the Netherlands to be fully equipped with its 4K technology.  The newly refurbished cinema in Limburg has installed Sony 4K cinema projectors in all of its four auditoriums.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
In-Vision Introduces New Generation of 4K Digital Cinema Lenses —Oct 12, 2011
In addition to the most successful 1,2” 2k lenses In-Vision has designed an new 4k DCine Visionar Cinema Lens Range.   In compliance with the guidelines of the Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) for Digital Cinema projection equipment, the projection lenses provide outstanding performance and superb image quality for use in 2k and 4k DLP Cinema® Projectors offered by companies such as Barco, Belgium , NEC, Japan Christie, Canada.  Full Release
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at Westlakes Expands Digital Roll-Out in San Antonio, Texas —Jul 12, 2011
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas San Antonio is unveiling their digital conversion when it premieres of one of this summer’s most anticipated 3D blockbusters, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” as part of the movie’s nationwide release.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema 4K Momentum Continues to Build with 8,800 4K Projection Systems Shipped Worldwide —Jun 27, 2011
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Sony today announced it had shipped 8,800 Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems globally by May 2011. With soaring technological and market growth, Sony is seeing even more audiences around the world experience Sony’s remarkable 4K technology in a wide range of content.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Digital Cinema™ 4K Projection Systems are the Industry’s First to Achieve Full Compliance with DCI Specification —May 4, 2011
On Tuesday, April 26th 2011, Sony Corporation and Showcase Cinemas Cardiff, successfully performed the first commercial screening in Europe on a fully-DCI compliant projection system.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Turner Classic Movies selects Barco's 4K to show restored films at the TCM Classic Film Festival —Apr 28, 2011
Barco, a worldwide leader in digital cinema, is partnering with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) to present some of the most iconic films of the 20th Century, projecting them in dazzling DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K resolution to entertain classic film aficionados and a new generation of movie goers. Barco's DP4K-32B will be showing films that have been painstakingly digitally restored to their original glory.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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The Grand Cinema Moves Towards A New Digital Era with Sony 4K —Dec 13, 2010
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The Grand Cinema in Hong Kong is moving towards a new digital era in entertainment with the recent roll-out of Sony’s 4K digital cinema systems. With the completion of this project, The Grand Cinema will have the highest number Sony 4K systems in Hong Kong. Sony has led the way in 4K Digital Cinema since it was introduced in 2007. The implementation of Sony’s 4K digital cinema solutions at The Grand Cinema adds to the 6,000 Sony 4K-enabled screens worldwide.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
IGI Opens Los Angeles Office —Oct 26, 2010
IGI, an experienced company at the forefront of 4k resolution systems, has announced the opening of a new office at 2777 Ontario Street in Burbank, CA. This represents the third office for IGI and serves as a major hub to support the company’s growing presence on the west coast. The Burbank office will provide a base from which the company will particularly cultivate its feature film and auto design studio business.
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Sony Ready to Expand Deployment of 4K Projection Systems Across More Than 2,000 U.S. Screens —Oct 13, 2010
Continuing its role as a full-service digital cinema solution provider for exhibitors of all sizes, Sony Electronics is expanding the industry-leading footprint of its 4K projection technology.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Christie Launches 4K at ShowEast —Oct 11, 2010
Christie(R), the pioneer in digital projection technology for cinemas, is taking the lead again with the launch of its new premium 4K DLP Cinema(R) Solaria(TM) series projectors at ShowEast in Orlando, FL October 11-14, following its successful preview last month at IBC.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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NEC Display Solutions Announces Its First 4K DLP Digital Cinema Projector —Oct 11, 2010
NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of the NC3240S, its first 4K DLP digital cinema projector, which joins the Digital Cinema Projector Series models NC1200C, NC2000C and NC3200S.  Full Release Past NEC Digital Cinema Press Rels. NEC Digital Cinema Dir. Page NEC Digital Cinema Web Site
POINT.360 / IVC Digital Film Center Debuts 4K DI Mastering Theater Featuring 23’ x 12’ JKP AFFINITY Color Reference Screen —Oct 6, 2010
Point.360 / IVC Digital Film Center, a full service digital mastering facility, unveiled its new 4K mastering theater, featuring both 4K and 2K Projection, THX Certified surround, and the largest, currently installed (23’ x 12’), JKP AFFINITY color reference screen.  Full Release
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Eat Pray Love premieres in Rome using Sony Professional’s 4K digital projection system —Sep 16, 2010
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At today’s premiere of Sony Pictures’ Eat Pray Love, guests will enjoy watching the hugely anticipated film delivered using Sony Professional’s state-of-the-art Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection system. Featuring more than four times the resolution of traditional full HD systems, the 4K system has been installed in Rome’s premiere Cinema, the Space Cinema Moderno.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Academy Award-Winning Todd-Ao® Studios Standardizes on Christie Solaria Series 4K-Ready Projectors —Sep 13, 2010
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Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema, announced that one of the most celebrated audio post companies in North America, Todd-AO, has selected the Christie Solaria™ Series 4K-ready projectors as part of a complete digital cinema package that includes the Christie Cine-IPM image processor.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Barco Unveils Dedicated Digital Cinema Projector for Post-Production —Sep 9, 2010
At the IBC Convention in Amsterdam, Digital Cinema pioneer Barco will unveil a brand-new cinema projector specifically intended for digital post-production. The Barco DP2K-P is the world's only Enhanced 4K-ready projector specifically conceived and built to meet the enhanced performance needs of post-production houses.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Barco Treats Cinemark to First Live Demo of DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K —Sep 3, 2010
During a recent company visit from Cinemark, Digital Cinema pioneer Barco held a live demonstration of a pre-launch version of its upcoming DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K projector. This demo shows that Barco is rapidly paving the way for the commercial release of its 4K projector line, which will complement its current 2K projector offering in early 2011.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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DLP Cinema® Delivers Enhanced 4K Chip to Light Up The Biggest Screens —Aug 30, 2010
Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP® announced today it has started shipping DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K chips to its licensees, Barco, Christie Digital and NEC. Projectors with the DLP Cinema 4K chip are expected to be installed in Q1 2011 and several industry demos are anticipated between now and then by DLP Cinema licensees. With the availability of this chip, DLP Cinema offers exhibitors the widest variety of stable resolution options to suit their needs at any screen size.  Full Release Past DLP Cinema® Products Press Rels. DLP Cinema® Products Dir. Page DLP Cinema® Products Web Site
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World’s First Demo of DLP® in 4K —Aug 30, 2010
Christie®, the leader in digital cinema projection, will present a pre-launch demo of its new Solaria™ Series 4K DLP Cinema® projector line for digital cinema at IBC2010 in Amsterdam, September 10-14.  Taking the lead with the world’s first demo of a DLP Cinema solution in 4K, the new Christie CP4230 features the enhanced 4K DLP Cinema chip from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and is designed to be compliant with the Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) specification.  It is the most robust and cost-effective 4K solution available today, based on time-tested, highly reliable DLP Cinema technology.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Wolff Cinema Groep Now with Sony Digital Cinema 4K —Aug 17, 2010
The digital rollout continues gaining ground in the Netherlands. After Jogchem’s Theaters B.V., another large cinema circuit in Holland, announced to install digital cinema systems at its 60 cinemas together with FTT Filmtronics B.V., the Dutch FTT branch, last month, Wolff Cinema Groep, a company operating on a cross-national scale, decided to equip four sites with 4K systems of Sony.  Full Release
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Sony Digital Cinema 4K taking the cinema experience to the next level —Jun 22, 2010
At this year’s Cinema Expo 2010 Sony Professional is unveiling for the first time its new Sony Digital Cinema 4K logo trailer, which will introduce this Sony brand category to cinema audiences around the world – of course in 4K.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Uptown Entertainment Teams with Sony to Enhance Theatre Experience —Apr 20, 2010
Uptown Entertainment has converted their two Birmingham, Mich., locations to Sony Electronics’ 4K digital cinema technology to deliver an even more immersive movie-going experience, among other benefits. For a total of 19 screens, Birmingham 8 and Palladium 12 will feature Sony digital cinema technology.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Muvico Theaters Expands Cinema Operations with Sony Digital Cinema 4K —Apr 20, 2010
Muvico Theaters, one of the earliest adopters of Sony digital cinema 4K technology, has completed the current phase of its digital conversion. The exhibitor now has five theaters equipped with Sony 4K digital cinema technology for a total of 89 screens, of which 17 are outfitted for 3D by combining Sony’s single-projector 3D lens system with RealD® 3D technology.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Wildwood Theatres Moves to A Digital Future with Sony 4K Digital Cinema Projectors —Apr 20, 2010
Wildwood Theatres is installing Sony Electronics’ 4K digital cinema technology at both of its locations in Wisconsin (Beloit and Janesville).  The exhibitor has already completed its digital conversion at 20 of its 26 screens.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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“The Bounty Hunter” Premieres in Berlin using Sony Professional’s 4K Digital Projection System —Mar 30, 2010
At yesterday’s German premiere of Sony Pictures’ hugely anticipated film The Bounty Hunter, Gerard Butler and a high profile audience were delighted to watch the exclusive film with Sony Professional’s state-of-the-art Sony Digital Cinema 4K system.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Christie First to Ship and Install 'Series 2' DLP Cinema Projectors —Feb 16, 2010
Christie®, the leader in digital cinema projection technologies, is pleased to confirm full production, shipping and installation of the latest generation of 4K-ready DLP Cinema® projectors, the Christie Solaria™ series, beginning with the Christie CP2220.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
intoPIX New Ultra High Definition Streaming System and the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center —Feb 8, 2010
intoPIX, the leader in JPEG 2000 solutions, announced today that the University of Essex and the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center have selected the new JPEG 2000 4K Streaming system called SYX-JP4K and developed by intoPIX.  Full Release
DVS Technology at ISE 2010 - VENICE and CLIPSTER arm AV Professionals with Versatility —Feb 1, 2010
Visitors to DVS booth 1H100 will see how they can create high-quality presentations with uncompressed 4K material. With its multi-channel capability, DVS’s future-proof video server VENICE facilitates time-saving AV workflows. Plunge into the 3rd dimension with CLIPSTER®, which easily enables the processing and editing of 3D projects.  Full Release
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Frank Theatres Commits to Sony 4K Digital Projection —Oct 27, 2009
Frank Theatres is converting its operations to Sony’s 4K digital cinema projection technology. The exhibitor will begin its roll-out this month and continue through the end of 2009, covering a total of 231 screens.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Unveils Next Generation of its 4K Digital Cinema Technology —Oct 26, 2009
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Sony is unveiling a new 4K digital cinema projection system that builds on its proven technology in use by exhibitors today while offering new enhancements in performance and functionality.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Barco and Doremi Cinema to Unveil Integrated 2K/4K Media Block for Digital Cinema at ShowEast —Oct 15, 2009
Digital cinema pioneer Barco and server technology leader Doremi are proud to announce another industry first — an integrated 2K/4K media block designed for Barco Series-II projectors.  Barco and Doremi will showcase this industry leading technology on the show floor at ShowEast.  Full Release Past Doremi Press Rels. Doremi Dir. Page Doremi Web Site Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Sony 4K Technology Brings Multi-Player Gaming to Digital Cinema Theaters —Oct 1, 2009
Sony is joining forces with movie theaters across the country to create a unique series of multi-player gaming events that highlight the potential of “alternative content” as an additional revenue source for exhibitors during non-peak times.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Professional and Apollo Cinemas sign a VPF agreement like.no.other —Jun 24, 2009
Sony Digital Cinema and Apollo Cinemas, the UK cinema chain whose theatres are setting new standards for high quality movie presentation, auditoria and seating, today announced an agreement for the deployment of 83 CineAlta 4K digital cinema projectors; A third of which will be able to deliver content in 3D, allowing Apollo Cinemas to showcase Hollywood’s new 3D blockbusters and leading the way into the 21st century Cinema Experience. The agreement provides Apollo with Europe’s first Sony VPF transaction.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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GDC Technology’s SA-2100 Digital Cinema Servers Are 4K Ready —Jun 24, 2009
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GDC Technology (“GDC”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, is pleased to announce that it is developing a 4K Media Block which will be compatible with the new generation of 4K chip being developed by Texas Instruments. The new product will extend the capabilities of GDC’s SA-2100 line of digital cinema servers and is timed to be ready when 4K capable DLP Cinema® projectors become available.  Full Release Past GDC Technology Limited Press Rels. GDC Technology Limited Dir. Page GDC Technology Limited Web Site
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Doremi Cinema to Supply Cinemark its 4K Integrated Media Block for DLP Cinema® Next Generation Electronic Platform —Jun 22, 2009
Industry leader Doremi Cinema announced today it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NSYE:CNK), to provide 2K and 4K server technology for their digital cinema deployment.  Under the agreement, Doremi will be the sole supplier of server and media block technology for Cinemark’s digital cinema roll out.  Additional partners in this agreement are DLP® technology provider Texas Instruments and projector manufacturer Barco.
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Doremi Cinema to Build 4K Integrated Media Block for DLP Cinema® Next Generation Electronic Platform —Jun 19, 2009
Industry leader Doremi Cinema announced today it will repackage its current 4K server technology into a 4K integrated media block (IMB) for DLP Cinema® next generation electronics.  This will secure a full solution for Texas Instruments’ and their OEM’s upcoming 2K and 4K projectors.  Full Release Past Doremi Press Rels. Doremi Dir. Page Doremi Web Site
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Texas Instruments Unveils Enhanced 4K Technology on Next Generation DLP Cinema® Electronics Platform —Jun 18, 2009
Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP Cinema® announced plans today to incorporate enhanced 4K technology as an extension of the next generation electronics platform for DLP Cinema projectors. Texas Instruments is recognized as the cinema technology provider offering solutions with low operating costs, and its inclusion of another resolution gives exhibitors worldwide the widest variety of options to fit their needs and screen sizes. TI will continue to innovate on and further the development of its DLP Cinema 2K chips which are indisputably the industry standard with nearly 11,000 installations globally.  Full Release Past DLP Cinema® Products Press Rels. DLP Cinema® Products Dir. Page DLP Cinema® Products Web Site
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Christie Introduces New 4K DLP Cinema® Product Line for 2010 —Jun 18, 2009
Christie, the world leader in digital cinema projection, is pleased to introduce the new Christie Solaria™ series digital cinema projectors, based on Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NYSE: TXN) industry-preferred and proven DLP Cinema® technology.  The five new products in the series offer a wide range of resolution and brightness levels for exhibitors who require projection from the smallest to the largest screens.  The new product line includes the Christie CP2210, Christie CP2220 and the Christie CP2230 – all available at 2K and 4K-ready; as well as Christie’s premium 4K projectors for screens up to 100 feet: the Christie CP4220 and the Christie CP4230, delivering an unprecedented 30,000 lumens of brightness.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Cinemark and Barco Sign Exclusive Partnership for the Delivery of Enhanced DLP Cinema® 4K Digital Projection —Jun 18, 2009
Digital cinema pioneer Barco is proud to announce that Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), the world's second largest motion picture exhibitor, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Barco. As part of this agreement, Cinemark is also partnering with the DLP Cinema® product group from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) and media server provider Doremi to secure the industry's best-in-class and brightest digital cinema solution. This group of partners, representing more than 100 years in combined cinema expertise, will employ the full spectrum of Barco's upcoming new family of enhanced DLP Cinema next generation 4K projectors.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Sony Electronics Expands Digital Cinema Deployment Agreement with Sony Pictures to Cover Asia —Apr 23, 2009
Sony Pictures Releasing International Corporation (SPRI) has entered into an agreement with Sony Electronics’ Digital Cinema Solutions and Services (DCSS) group for 4K DCI-compliant digital cinema deployments in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan.  SPRI is an international motion picture distribution arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Pictures Entertainment to Make and Release Filmed Productions Using 4K Digital Technology —Oct 2, 2008
Sony Pictures Entertainment will use 4K digital technology in the making of most of its filmed productions, it was announced by Sony Electronics.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Pictures Entertainment to Distribute “Hancock” in 4K Resolution to Select Theaters in the United States —Jul 3, 2008
The growing list of feature-length motion pictures to be distributed in 4K resolution now includes “Hancock,” the new action-comedy movie starring Will Smith. The Sony Pictures Entertainment movie, which opens in the U.S. and worldwide on July 2, will be shown in 4K resolution on more than 20 screens using Sony’s 4K digital cinema projection systems.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Cathay and Sony Announce the Complete Installment of the First CineAlta 4K™ Digital Cinema Systems in Asia —Jun 18, 2008
Cathay Cineplexes at The Cathay and Cathay Cineleisre Orchard are the first to install the Sony CineAlta 4K™ Digital SRX-R220 system in Asia. The ultra-high-resolution SRX-R220 Digital Cinema Projectors combines Sony’s LMT-100 Media Block servers and LSM-100 Screen Management System and are specifically designed for digital cinema applications.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony 4K Digital Projectors Used for First 3D Hd Live-Action Simulcast of Regular Season Nba Game —Mar 26, 2008
Sony Electronics’ 4K digital cinema projectors were used last night for the first-ever live 3D HD presentation of an NBA regular season game in a commercial movie theater. The game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Los Angeles Clippers was transmitted live via satellite from the American Airlines Center to Landmark Entertainment Groups’ Magnolia Theater, where more than 300 fans and invited guests, viewed the event wearing special 3D glasses.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony and Cathay Cineplexes Introduce CineAlta 4K™ Digital Cinema Systems to Singapore —Dec 4, 2007
Sony is pleased to announce the installation of the latest CineAlta 4K™ SRX-R220 digital cinema projectors, together with the LMT-100 Media Block servers and LSM-100 Screen Management System for the Cathay Cineplexes in Singapore, one of the leading cinema operators providing quality entertainment in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Cineplexx brings 4K cinema technology to Vienna —Nov 16, 2007
Juwal Grauss, Head of Professional Solutions Europe at Sony Austria, believes that 2K and High Definition will no longer be adequate for cinemas of the future.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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First CineAlta-4K digital cinema installation in Germany —Nov 16, 2007
The CINEPLEX Münster is the first cinema in Germany to install a digital projection system with the highest resolution of 4K (4,,096 x 2,,160 pixels) demanded by the DCI specifications of the Hollywood studios. This cinema, which is one of the most successful Multiplex cinemas in Germany, will be one of the first in Europe to operate such an installation, initially on a test basis for commercial screenings.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony to Install SXRD 4K Digital Cinema Systems in Four New AMC Theatres —Oct 18, 2007
Sony Electronics is equipping four of AMC Theatres' new movie theatres with CineAlta™ SXRD™ 4K digital cinema systems. Sony will provide 54 SXRD 4K digital cinema systems at new AMC theatres in Dallas (12 screens); Indianapolis (14 screens); Riverside, Calif. (16 screens); and San Diego (12 screens). Work will begin next month, with the theaters scheduled to open in December.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony SXRD Projectors Snare Audiences Worldwide at Premiere Screenings of “Spider-Man 3” in Full 4K Resolution —May 18, 2007
Worldwide audiences at premiere screenings of “Spider-man 3” were able to see the web-slinging superhero’s feats in more detail than ever before as the record-breaking box office hit was projected in 4K high-definition resolution with Sony’s SXRD™ digital projection system.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony’s CineAlta 4K™ digital projector provides the ultimate movie viewing experience Deployment by all major cinema complexes in Singapore for commercial trial —Apr 27, 2007
With the launch of its CineAlta 4K™ digital projector, Sony – the leader in High Definition (HD) broadcast and professional equipment - has just significantly enhanced Singapore movie theatre fans’ cinematic experience. Sony’s CineAlta 4K™ digital projector is built on Sony’s unique Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD™) technology.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Muvico Chooses Sony SXRD 4K Projectors for Conversion to Digital Technology —Mar 14, 2007
Muvico Entertainment will build the world’s first theater complex with Sony’s 4K SXRD™ projectors in all its theaters. The projectors will be installed in Muvico’s new Chicago area entertainment complex, as the initial step in converting the chain’s 12 theaters (228 screens) across the United States to digital technology.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony SXRD 4K Technology Gains Major Studio Support Following Industry Technical Assessment —Oct 25, 2006
Sony headed into ShowEast this week with support from major motion picture studios and the creative community for its SXRD™ 4K technology, following a recent successful side-by-side assessment with 2K technology for digital projection.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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The Curtain Rises on Sony’s New SXRD 4K Digital Cinema Projector —Oct 24, 2006
Sony is expanding its line-up of 4K Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD™) digital cinema technologies with a new 18,000-lumen * projector here at ShowEast this week.

Successfully demonstrated as a prototype earlier this year during industry 4K screenings of “The Da Vinci Code,” the new projector, model SRX-R220, will begin shipping to customers in early 2007. Designed for digital projection in a commercial movie theater, the projector is capable of displaying 2K and 4K content on screens 55 feet or larger. The new model joins Sony’s growing family of SXRD projectors offering exhibitors a full range of digital cinema options.

 Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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Sony Teams with ACS in SXRD 4K Digital Cinema Systems Field Support and On-Site Service —Oct 24, 2006
Sony Electronics has signed a service-level agreement with ACS Enterprises to provide on-site maintenance and field support for Sony’s SXRD 4K digital cinema systems.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
Warner Bros. Technical Operations Inc. Creates First-Ever 4K Digital Cinema Distribution Master —Nov 7, 2005
Motion Picture Imaging (MPI) and Global Digital Media Xchange (GDMX), two subsidiaries of Warner Bros. Technical Operations Inc., achieved a milestone in digital cinema, creating the first ever 4K Digital Cinema Package (DCP) for commercial exhibition. The DCP of “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride,” created in compliance with the recently announced Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) specifications, was sent from Burbank, California to Japan, in conjunction with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT) where it is currently playing in three TOHO theaters.  Full Release
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