Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) returns to CineEurope 2015 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) next week to showcase its range of integrated, end-to-end postproduction and audio solutions.
Dolby has equipped the CCIB auditorium with Dolby Atmos® for the second year running. CineEurope attendees will be able to enjoy five new feature films in Dolby Atmos, including Everest from Universal Pictures International and Sicario from Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.
Dolby Atmos has been embraced by major Hollywood studios and exhibitors worldwide. The award-winning sound technology recently passed a significant milestone, with more than 1,000 screens worldwide installing or committing to be equipped with Dolby Atmos. In addition, Dolby recently announced that it is collaborating with JT Bioscopen to launch a second Dolby Cinema
™ location in the Netherlands at JT Hilversum. Dolby Cinema is a premium cinema offering for exhibitors and moviegoers that combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event.
Upcoming Dolby Atmos Titles
More than 275 Dolby Atmos titles have been announced to date, with new titles scheduled from all the major studios.Upcoming Dolby Atmos titles include:
1. Paramount Pictures, Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation, 31 July 2015
2. Picturehouse Entertainment, Roger Waters the Wall, 31 August 2015
3. Studio Canal, Legend, 11 September 2015
4. Universal Pictures, Everest, 18 September 2015
5. Lionsgate, Sicario, 25 September 2015
6. Lionsgate, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2, 20 November 2015
7. Pathé Distribution, Les Saisons, 16 December 2015
Experience Dolby at CineEurope
Dolby Atmos Demos, Cinesa Diagonal Mar, Screen 9
Dolby Atmos demonstrations are available at the following times at Cinesa Diagonal Mar, Screen 9:
- Tuesday, 23 June, 15:00h–15:30h, 16:00h–16:30h
- Wednesday, 24 June, 10:00h–10:30h, 13:00h–13:30h, 16:00h–16:30h
- Thursday, 25 June, 10:00h–10:30h
Centre de Convencions Internacional Barcelona
Dolby has equipped the CCIB auditorium with Dolby Atmos to support film screenings and presentations by several studios. During CineEurope, there will be screenings of five full length feature films in Dolby Atmos, including Everest from Universal Pictures International and Sicario from Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.
CineEurope attendees with full-pass access will be able to experience these films as well as select footage of studio presentations in Dolby Atmos. The following list shows the schedule:
On Display at CineEurope 2015: CCIB, Expo Hall, Suite B
- Tuesday, 23 June, 10:15h–13:30h: Universal Pictures International preview of its lineup for 2015 and beyond, with a special screening of Everest in Dolby Atmos
- Wednesday, 24 June, 10:00h–13:00h: Paramount Pictures International product presentation and screening
- Wednesday, 24 June, 15:45h–19:00h: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International product presentation and screening
- Wednesday, 24 June, 19:30h: Sony Pictures product presentation highlighting its 2015 lineup, followed by a screening
- Thursday, 25 June, 10:30h–13:15h: Lionsgate Motion Picture Group product presentation and screening of Sicario in Dolby Atmos
Dolby’s acquisition of Doremi now enables us to offer a full range of integrated, end-to-end postproduction, audio, and imaging solutions. The combined Dolby and Doremi resources will accelerate cinema technology innovations and bring them to moviegoing audiences more quickly than ever—helping exhibitors to deliver even higher quality while lowering overall costs. Dolby products and technologies to be showcased at CineEurope include the following.
Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 Product Line—Choose the Right Processor for Your Cinema
The Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 product line offers exhibitors a choice of advanced digital cinema audio solutions. Whether the exhibitor is equipping a cinema for an immersive Dolby Atmos audio experience now or is in need of a flexible processor that can be upgraded later to deliver a full Dolby Atmos experience, there is a Dolby CP850 processor that’s ideal for all needs. The CP850 Base will play back traditional Dolby® Surround 7.1 and 5.1 formats, as well as render select Dolby Atmos titles to a Dolby Surround 7.1 configuration. The CP850 Base includes the same advanced equalization and other audio features as the full Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850. The CP850 Base does not require Dolby Atmos Commissioning Service. Dolby Atmos marketing support is exclusive to theatres with the full Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850.
Dolby Integrated Media Server IMS2000—Speed You Can Count On
The Dolby Integrated Media Server IMS2000 is a DCI-compliant single-board solution that delivers faster ingest speeds, simplifying operations to save time and money. Combining Dolby and Doremi technologies, the Dolby IMS2000 offers cost-effective reliability proven on more than 80,000 screens worldwide, plus the flexibility needed for today’s cinemas. Key features include faster-than-real-time ingest (up to 500 Mbps) via USB 3.0, Ethernet, or eSATA; support for Dolby Atmos; HDMI® 4K input up to 30 frames per second (fps); 3D high frame rate at 30 fps and 48 fps; on-board RAID storage and external NAS support for increased capacity; web-based user interface; compatibility with the Dolby Theatre Management System (TMS) or any TMS that supports Dolby products; and dual-projector support.
Dolby Fidelio is a wireless audio system that delivers descriptive narration for the visually impaired (VI soundtrack) and amplified sound for the hearing impaired (HI soundtrack) in theatres. The system consists of a compact audio receiver with a plug-in headset, an audio transmitter that connects to any server via audio and USB connections, and a charging station that accommodates 10 receivers. Auditorium and channel (HI or VI) assignment can be easily configured through a touch-screen tablet.
Dolby CaptiView is a personal in-theatre closed captioning system for hearing-impaired movie-audience members that transmits and receives AES-128 encrypted closed captions on a wireless frequency. A single USB transmitter plugs into the server to create a no-hassle installation, and it requires no additional projection-booth hardware. With an 80-meter signal range, Dolby CaptiView can be used from any seat in the house.
Dolby Theatre Management System—Intuitive Interface for Your Cinema
The Dolby TMS combines features from previous Dolby and Doremi TMS versions to offer a versatile and robust solution. A hardware-independent software solution, the Dolby TMS provides a comprehensive and intuitive user interface for the management of content for any multiplex configuration from one to 32 screens. The Dolby TMS also features an open gateway for ticketing/point of sale (POS) and connection to electronic delivery of media through industry partners.