Start / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
Fredericksburg, Va,—Feb 17, 2009
Harkness Screens Perlux 220 Is 3D Screen of Choice for Malco Theaters
Peak Gain of 2.2 Brings Images to Life
Harkness Screens,the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for entertainment venues, and Malco Theaters, a chain of renowned movie theaters, have teamed up to give theater patrons the very best movie-viewing experiences through Harness Screens’ Perlux 220 3D screen.
“Harkness Screens has presented the best-looking image of anything I’ve seen and they have significantly raised the bar with the introduction of the Perlux 220,” says Michael Thomson, vice president of operations and technologies for Malco Theaters. “This type of screen is exactly what the 3D digital format, specifically Dolby Digital 3D, benefits from most.”
Malco Theaters currently has two of the largest 3D images available in the country, both utilizing Harkness’ Perlux 220 screens. The first is located in Paradiso Cinema in Memphis, TN with a 3D image sized at 61 feet; the other is located in the Grandview Cinema in Madison, MI, which is Malco’s largest theater in the US. The 68-foot image, supported by Harkness’ Perlux 220, is currently the largest 3D image in the world.
Malco Theaters is also one of two test sites for Dolby Laboratories for Dolby 3D. Harkness’ Perlux 220 was chosen as the best screen for that format.
Perlux Screens are considered by leading cinema exhibitors and special venue operators worldwide to be the premier gain projection surface. Meeting the requirements for the highest possible gain (2.2) while maintaining acceptable viewing angles, Perlux 220 is particularly suitable for active and passive 3D systems (not using polarized light) and for large 2D systems.
Perlux 220 is noted for its invisible seams under normal projection conditions. Perlux 220 is available in full screen perforated form where behind screen speakers are required. Mini-perforated and non-perforated options are also offered.
With approximately 320 screens, in over 30 locations throughout Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee, Malco Theaters is one of the nation’s leading movie exhibition chains. Malco Theaters bought its first Harkness screen back in the early 1970s. Today, 90 percent of the company’s screens are manufactured by Harkness with the Perlux 220 being their showcase screen.
“Harkness Screens has been tremendously attentive to our needs,” continues Thomson. “Over the next few years, our industry and our company are very much in a state of change as we move toward digital cinema. We want to maintain our reputation as the very best in the industry and with Harkness Perlux screens, we feel our reputation is safe.”
About Harkness Screens Ltd.:
Harkness Screens™ is the world's leading screen technology company, specialising in the design and manufacture of projection screens and supporting technologies. From single-screen independent theatres to large multiplexes to large format immersive theatre experiences or live events, Harkness supplies thousands of screens every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications.
With truly global reach, Harkness is regarded as the world leader in cinema and today has screens in more cinemas worldwide than any other manufacturer. With its industry leading 2D and 3D screen brands (Perlux and Spectral) along with its innovative range of tools and iOS/Android apps, Harkness continues to lead the way in screen technology for cinema.
Founded in 1929, Harkness has manufacturing facilities in the USA, UK, France, India and China. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology and production methods to provide innovative solutions to the company’s key markets worldwide.
Harkness Screens Ltd. Directory page
More Harkness Screens Press Releases:
Oct 27, 2016
Harkness Screens Reality Capture Solution Helps Transform Leading Auditorium for Haugesund Film Festival
Jun 20, 2016
Harkness Screens Introduce the Harklets in Their First Adventure ‘Reality Capture for Cinema’
Apr 14, 2016
Harkness the Screen of Choice for CinemaCon 2016 Show and Exhibitors
Apr 14, 2016
Harkness Screens Launches Free Digital Screen Planner App for IOS and Android
Mar 29, 2016
Harkness Screens Named Exclusive Global Partners for Highlands Technologies Solutions Qalif Product Family
Dec 8, 2015
Harkness Screens Reveals New 4K Compliant Digital Perforation Pattern.
Jun 23, 2015
Harkness Screens Manufactured Precision White Surface the Screen of Choice for CineEurope 2015.
May 5, 2015
Harkness Screens Releases Digital Screen Verifier Light Meter App for iPhone
Apr 22, 2015
Harkness Screens Launches Curolux Screen Monitoring Solutions for Cinema
Mar 13, 2015
Harkness Screens to Run Second Harkness Educational Academy at CinemaCon 2015.
Dec 9, 2014
RealD Licenses Precision White Screen Technology To Harkness Screens International Limited
Oct 28, 2014
Harkness Screens Launches New Clarus XC 270 Surface
Oct 27, 2014
Harkness Screens and Highlands Technologies Solutions Announce Partnership Agreement
Jun 19, 2014
Harkness Screens Releases New Version of the Digital Screen Modeller
Jun 18, 2014
Harkness Screens Improves Clarus XC 170 for Laser Projection
May 20, 2014
Clarus XC Technology Helps Make New York City Premiere of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” a 3D A Success.
Mar 25, 2014
Harkness Screens Launches New Clarus XC 2D/3D Screen Family
Mar 13, 2014
Harkness Screens to Run Harkness Educational Academy at Cinemacon 2014, Las Vegas
Jan 15, 2014
Harkness Screens Unveils the Digital Screen Calculator
Dec 12, 2013
Harkness Screens Commences Manufacture of Clarus 170 Passive Screen 3D Surface in Asia
©Copyright 2003 - 2016
. All rights reserved.