Doremi Cinema is to supply its Integrated Media Block (IMB) and
ShowVault equipment to the London-based Arts Alliance Media. This follows three years of fruitful collaboration between the two
companies as AAM has installed more than 1,500 digital cinema screens in
The new equipment
is to be provided under the extension of AAM’s supply agreement with Doremi
Cinema. The IMB /ShowVault digital movie player combination adds new features
for high picture quality and efficient operation in the latest and upcoming
The IMB / ShowVault
combination provides industry-leading performance for playing JPEG2000 movies
at up to 4K resolution.
The ShowVault server
plays the digital cinema package (DCP) from its store to the IMB, located
within a Series 2 DLP Cinema®
projector, for decrypting, decoding and direct delivery to the projector. The power of the Doremi IMB scores several
industry firsts. It provides the first IMB 4K available and is also the first
equipment, and currently only IMB, to pass the DCI’s Compliance Test Plan. Also, the Doremi IMB design provides a future-proof upgrade path
for 2K, 3D at 48fps per eye as demonstrated by James Cameron at CinemaCon 2011.
Arts Alliance Media, based in London with
offices in Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Berlin, is Europe's leading digital
cinema company, providing end-to-end digital cinema solutions encompassing
equipment selection, financing and integration, operator training, installation
and 24/7 helpdesk support, and content management and delivery.
Rich Phillips, VP Engineering at
AAM, said “Doremi Cinema continues to be an industry leader for cinema servers.
They continue to innovate and we are glad to be extending our business with
them. The VPF business model is important to us so the news of the recent DCI-CTP pass is
very important for our future business.
Hervé Baujard, Doremi Cinema Business
Development and Sales Director, comments, “We have been working with AAM for many years now and are
delighted to be continuing our good relationship. Digital Cinema technology is
evolving and we aim to keep at the forefront. Providing customers with
equipment that meets industry standards is vital for the future success of
digital cinema and the DCI-CTP pass is a big step for us and important for the