Continuing its commitment to leadership in the international 3D cinema industry, XPAND 3D will return for the second year as an official sponsor of Kino Expo 2011, the international cinema industry convention taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia.
XPAND 3D will supply its new Infinity X103C 3D cinema glasses, which will be used in various screening rooms at the show. The Infinity X103C cinema glasses are designed to deliver the highest-quality 3D images in any 3D cinema including giant-screen 3D movie theaters. Kino Expo 2011 will mark the first large-scale use of the Infinity X103C glasses.
“We are excited to once again welcome XPAND as an official partner of Kino Expo 2011,” said Dmitri Kazuto, Managing Director of Kino Expo 2011. “With XPAND 3D glasses and active technology systems, we know that attendees will have the best possible 3D viewing experience and enjoy the films with all the visual impact and realism that the directors intended.”
XPAND’s Infinity glasses are designed to deliver the ultimate in 3D movie viewing, with lenses that offer 37 percent transparency, along with a 2000:1 contrast ratio and a high 96 to 144Hz refresh rate for flicker-free images. Their lightweight, ergonomic design and choice of three interchangeable nosepieces offer long-wearing comfort, and their wide 3D viewing angle provides an optimal 3D image no matter where a viewer sits in the theater.
The XPAND Infinity system uses the patented Infinity 3D projector controller, which can support almost any screen size, shape and surface. The controller is optimized to work with digital cinema projectors and XPAND Infinity glasses to deliver the brightest, most vivid and realistic 3D images available.
XPAND 3D systems are installed in cinemas worldwide, with 90 percent of the 3D cinema market share in Japan and more than 60 percent in mainland Europe. In the past year, XPAND 3D glasses and systems have been featured in a variety of shows and events including the Cannes Film Festival, The Venice Film Festival, CES, CeBIT, The Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Sarajevo International Film Festival, Paris Haute Couture Week, CEDIA, the Concourse d’Elegance auto and motorcycle show and other events.
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