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Burbank, Calif—May 23, 2006
NEC DLP Cinema® Projectors Selected for Disney/Pixar’s World Premiere of ‘Cars’
NEC’s STARUS NC2500S Projectors Deliver Remarkable Digital Images at the First Ever Multi-screen Digital Cinema Premier
NEC Solutions (America), Inc. today announced its NEC STARUS™ NC2500S DLP Cinema® projector will be showcased at Disney/Pixar’s world premiere of the new computer-animated feature “CARS.” Three of NEC’s STARUS NC2500S, the world’s brightest projector with DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments, will be projecting “CARS” on a giant custom-built outdoor movie screen at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina this Friday.
17,000-lumen Digital Cinema Projector
“NEC is proud to be working with Disney on our second digital cinema project this year,” said Kurt Schwenk, general manager, Digital Cinema Division of NEC Solutions America. “Our STARUS projectors are a proven display solution for indoor theatres, and we are excited to demonstrate that they’ll meet the same standard for outdoor theatre venues. As the brightest projectors being showcased at the ‘CARS’ premier, our screen is guaranteed to be the most visually stimulating one on display.”
The premiere of “CARS” at the Lowe's Motor Speedway represents the first multi-screen digital cinema premiere ever and is the largest digital cinema display to date. A series of four giant custom-built outdoor movie screens 115-feet wide and 50-feet tall have been constructed for the event. Texas Instruments and its DLP Cinema technology is Disney's event technology partner with their OEM partners providing the digital cinema projectors. Each screen will have three DLP Cinema 2K digital projectors dedicated to it. One of the four screens will be showcasing three synced NEC STARUS NC2500S projectors overlapping the remarkable digital images for superior viewing quality.
“Texas Instruments has been a longtime partner with NEC and we are honored to have them be a part of this event,” said Nancy Fares, Business Manager, DLP Cinema Products. “We have seen how the STARUS NC2500S projector performs and we expect it to deliver an incredible visual experience for the audience.”
NEC’s STARUS NC2500S is the world’s brightest DLP Cinema projector for large-sized screens 49 feet wide or larger. Delivering 2K resolution and high contrast ratios (2000:1), the STARUS NC2500S digital cinema projector is easy to operate and requires minimal maintenance. It can easily achieve the industry required standard of 14 foot lamberts on the largest cinema screens, casting a remarkable digital image and delivering amplified brightness, sharper graphics and eye-catching color.
The complete family of STARUS Digital Cinema projectors also includes the STARUS NC1500C for medium-sized movie screens, and the STARUS NC800C for smaller theatres, screening rooms, and post-production facilities.
On May 26th the premiere of “CARS” will be exhibited through a STARUS NC2500S projector for the first ever multi-screen digital cinema premiere. Proceeds from the event will benefit Speedway Children's Charities, and Association of Hole in the Wall Gang Camps.
“CARS” opens in theaters on June 9th.
NEC Digital Cinema Contacts:
North America and South America
NEC Display Solutions of America
Europe, Middle East, Africa
NEC Display Solutions Europe Gmbh
Phone: 49(0)89-99 6990
Public Relations: Ann Kjellser
PR Manager EMEA
Phone: 46 72 162 8719
Sales: Mark Kendall
Senior Manager, Digital Cinema
Phone: 44 118 969-1352
Marketing: Gerd Kaiser
Product line manager, Large Venue Projectors
Phone: 49(0)89 99 699-623
NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.
Phone : 0120-610-161 (Customer Support Center)
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NEC Solutions (China) Co., Ltd.
Australia, New Zealand
NEC Australia Pty Ltd
Phone: +61 3 9262 1111
Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Kambodia, Brunei
Phone: +66 2887 8807
Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
Strong Westrex, Inc.
Phone: +852 2827 8289
India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal
Real Image Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Phone: +91 44 42041505
Hyosung ITX Co., Ltd.
Phone: +82 2 2102 8591
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About NEC Digital Cinema:
Combining advanced DLP Cinema®
projectors with reliable multiplex and screen servers, 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.
NEC Digital Cinema Directory page
NEC Digital Cinema Web Site
About NEC Corporation:
NEC Corporation is a leader in the
integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people
around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that
cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced
technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC
brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower
people, businesses and society.
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