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KENNESAW, Ga. & MANCHESTER, UK—Feb 6, 2004
DIGITAL PROJECTION INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH AND DELIVERY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST INTEGRATED AND COMPACT 2K x 1K RESOLUTION DLP CINEMA™ PROJECTOR
Hollywood Postproduction Company Invests in First Unit
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer
of high-performance projection systems, announces the launch and first delivery
of the iS15-2K, the world's first DLP Cinema™ projector to combine Texas
Instruments' DC2K DMDs™ and associated DLP Cinema™ electronics in a
fully-integrated, compact chassis. In January, DPI delivered the first unit to
Fotokem, a well-known and respected postproduction company. DPI expects to
announce additional commitments shortly.
DPI's delivery of the iS15-2K continues the trend of the company being the
first-to-market with the most technologically advanced DLP Cinema™ projectors.
DPI was the first to offer a 2K x 1K resolution, console-based DLP Cinema™
projector, the cS25, as well as an integrated 1.3 million pixel DLP Cinema™
projector, the iS10.
"The new iS15-2K is the most technologically advanced, compact and efficient
digital projector available to the cinema industry," said Peter Nicholas,
director of cinema sales and marketing, Digital Projection, Inc. "It provides
the commercial exhibitor and postproduction community with spectacular 2K x 1K
resolution and the precise imaging accuracy of DLP Cinema™ technology. The
combination of the two enables the iS15-2K to exceed 35mm film quality."
The iS15-2K's adjustable lamp power supply exceeds SMPTE brightness requirements
for the majority of auditoriums in commercial cinemas. This lamp power
flexibility also renders the projector an ideal solution for customised
postproduction and screening room applications.
In addition to exceeding Texas Instruments' DLP Cinema™ guidelines for contrast
ratio, colourimetry and uniformity, DPI's new iS15-2K employs many technological
advances. CineCanvas™, CinePalette™ and CineBlack™ are applied for superior
image, colour and grayscale resolution. CineLink™ is employed for security
management. As a companion to the iS15-2K, the versatile Multi-Media Switcher
1000 (MMS1000) enables the projector to display any content from live concerts
and sporting events to computer presentations and DVD-based material.
The iS15-2K's rugged external frame includes integrated pitch-and-roll
adjustments to enable the projector to mechanically conform to exact application
requirements quickly, and efficiently. This allows for every conceivable
installation option, including mounting the projector either inside or outside a
projection booth. The projector's design also allows for maximum portability.
The iS15-2K can be shared among a number of auditoriums in a multiplex, giving
exhibitors great flexibility in the use of their digital cinema investment.
"When we designed the iS15-2K, we were very conscious of postproduction and
cinema engineering management's desire for digital cinema projectors that can
display accurate imagery as well as integrate easily into a diverse array of
venues," continued Nicholas. "The fact the iS15-2K has solved this problem
serves a further evidence that DPI manufactures the most profound DLP Cinema™
In addition to being available for sale and demonstration, the iS15-2K will be
displayed at ShoWest 2004 (March 22 to 25, Las Vegas, NV, USA).
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)
*9:00-18:00 except Saturday/Sunday/National holidays
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
*Web Site of NEC DLP Cinema Projectors
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 Digital Projection Ltd.:
DPI manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-
performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP(TM) projection systems. These
projectors are the reference standard for demanding applications such as
large-venue, live-event staging, fortune 5000, homeland security, education,
medical and scientific research, command and control, digital cinema,
commercial entertainment, worship and elite home cinema.
Digital Projection Ltd. Directory page
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