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Amersfoort, Netherlands, and San Francisco—Jun 18, 2015
Dolby Vision Laser Projection Shines Bright in the Netherlands
Dolby Cinema at JT Hilversum and JT Eindhoven launch with Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and JT Bioscopen today announced that JT Hilversum will be JT Bioscopen’s second Dolby Cinema™ location in the Netherlands. Dolby Cinema, featuring Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos®, is a premium cinema offering for moviegoers that combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event.
JT opened one of the world’s first Dolby Cinema locations last December at JT Eindhoven, which has recently been equipped with a Dolby Vision laser projection system. Now moviegoers will be able to get the complete Dolby Cinema experience with the release of Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out in the Netherlands on July 15.
“Dolby and JT are building on the great success we have seen from the JT Eindhoven Dolby Cinema location, which moviegoers have been choosing because of its highly differentiated and compelling cinema experience,” said Ron Sterk, Managing Director, JT Bioscopen. “JT Hilversum is one of the most modern cinemas in the Netherlands, and I cannot imagine a better place for JT patrons to go and enjoy this ultimate cinema experience.”
Dolby Cinema at JT Hilversum will also play host to the Netherlands premiere of Disney•Pixar’s Inside Outin Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision on July 15, the official public opening date of the Hilversum site.
“Dolby Cinema delivers an amazing, unforgettable experience making JT Hilversum the perfect location to host the Netherlands premiere of Inside Out,” said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group, Dolby Laboratories. “Audiences will be captivated by the unprecedented imagery and unparalleled sound that will transport them into the story in a unique and powerful way.”
Dolby Cinema features the Dolby Vision projection system, which uses state-of-the-art optics and image processing to deliver high dynamic range with enhanced color technology and a contrast ratio that far exceeds that of any other image technology on the market today. The result is a richer, more detailed viewing experience that delivers strikingly vivid and realistic images that make viewers feel like they are in the movie’s world. Dolby Cinema also includes the award-winning Dolby sound technology, Dolby Atmos, which moves audio around the theatre, even overhead, with amazing richness and depth.
About JT Bioscopen
JT Bioscopen is the oldest and second largest cinema chain in the Netherlands with 21 cinemas in 20 cities.JT Bioscopen is situated in Alkmaar, Alphen aan den Rijn, Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Arnhem, Den Bosch, Deventer, Doetinchem, Eindhoven, Gorinchem, Heerhugowaard, Hilversum, Hoogeveen, Hoogezand, Hoorn, Kerkrade, Nijmegen, Purmerend, Steenwijk, and Vlaardingen.
JT Bioscopen wants to be a distinctive movie theatre chain, which offers all customers a hospitable environment and a personal experience.
About Dolby Cinema
Dolby Cinema delivers the total cinema experience. It combines powerful image and sound technologies with inspired cinema design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event.
Dolby Cinema includes Dolby Vision—a state-of-the-art authoring and playback imaging technology that enables the cinema to bring the story alive onscreen. Outfitted with Dolby Atmos, a Dolby Cinema transports audiences into the movie with breathtakingly real sound that fills the cinema and flows all around them.
When these technologies are combined with the sophisticated Dolby Cinema design, everything comes together to pull moviegoers more deeply into the story and transform their visit into an event. For more information, please visit the Dolby Cinema web page.
About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.:
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go.
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About JT Bioscopen:
JT Bioscopen is one of the largest cinema chains in the Netherlands with 22 cinemas in 21 cities. JT Bioscopen is the oldest cinema chain of the Netherlands and is still 100% Dutch owned. The growth of JT is driven by continuous innovation with partners like Dolby. In 2014, JT Bioscopen will have opened three new theaters: Hoorn, Hilversum, and Eindhoven. In 2015, JT will open a new cinema in Alkmaar. This makes JT the most ambitious cinema operator in Europe. The new JT Eindhoven cineplex will host eight screens and 1,546 seats. In addition to the Dolby Cinema premiere screen, the Cineplex is equipped with two Dolby Atmos screens, a 50-seat private screen, and limited VIP seating in all the additional screens. This variety in experiences caters to all consumers in the Eindhoven area. JT Bioscopen wants to be a distinctive movie theater chain, which offers all customers a hospitable environment and a personal experience. JT Bioscopen serves different target groups, with events such as Senior High-Tea, Toddler Screenings, and alternative content with live opera and ballet showings. Every month there is a Ladies Only evening. JT Bioscopen is situated in Alkmaar, Alphen aan den Rijn, Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Arnhem, Den Bosch, Deventer, Doetinchem, Eindhoven, Gorinchem, Heerhugowaard, Hilversum, Hoogeveen, Hoogezand, Hoorn, Kerkrade, Meppel, Nijmegen, Purmerend, Steenwijk, and Vlaardingen.
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