Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. (Amex: BTN), a provider of cinema equipment and services, announced today that its Strong Digital Systems division (“Strong”), partnered with NEC Corporation of America, will be exhibiting the NEC Starus™ Line of digital cinema projectors at the annual ShowEast motion picture theatre industry convention in Orlando, Florida from Monday, October 13 through Thursday, October 16, 2008. The Convention is being held at the Orlando World Center Marriott, and Ballantyne’s ShowEast booths are 700–708 and 801–809.
Ballantyne-Strong and NEC will also be hosting the ShowEast Opening Day Luncheon on Tuesday, October 14th at 12:30 pm EDT.
Ballantyne will also be showing its other cinema product and service offerings at ShowEast. Representatives of Ballantyne’s digital cinema service organization, Strong Technical Services (STS), and its recently acquired cinema screen subsidiary, Strong Screen Systems (SSS), will be on hand to speak with customer prospects. In addition to meeting with customers, industry participants and the media, Ballantyne management, including president and CEO, John P. Wilmers, and CFO, Kevin Herrmann, will be available to meet with members of the investment community at ShowEast. To arrange a meeting with management at ShowEast or a tour of Ballantyne’s booth, please contact David Collins or Ratula Roy at 212/835-8500 or email@example.com.
The Digital Cinema Division of NEC Corporation of America leverages NEC's world-class expertise in visual display products, IT infrastructure and integration services to develop specialized solutions for the delivery and management of digital content. NEC's STARUS product line is based on advanced DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments® to enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images, regardless of screen size, while simplifying theatre management and reducing costs. For more information about NEC digital cinema solutions, please visit http://www.necam.com/DC/.
ShowEast is an annual gathering that allows members of the motion picture theatre industry, including the top decision makers, to learn more about industry trends, screen films, view product reels and be among the first to see cutting edge theatre equipment products, services and technologies vital to the industry. ShowEast brings together industry participants from the United States, Latin and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe. ShowEast is produced by Nielsen Business Media, a global information and media company. For more information please visit www.showeast.com/filmexpo/index.jsp