Santa Monica, CA—Mar 4, 2002
Avica Technology Announces FilmStore™ Compatibility with CineLink™ Security System from Texas Instruments
Avica Technology Corporation announced that its FilmStoreTM
line of Digital Cinema Servers are DLP CinemaTM
ready and are compatible with the innovative, new Texas Instruments CineLinkTM
Security Management System. Texas Instruments' CineLinkTM
provides enhanced functionality and security as well as the support of
encryption at the local link between server and projector. The Avica FilmStore
models are the first Digital CinemaTM servers
to achieve CineLinkTM compatibility.
"This is an important implementation for the evolving Digital Cinema industry,"
comments Don Bird, VP Sales & Marketing at Avica Technology. "We have designed
our line of Digital Cinema servers directly for Digital Cinema applications to
insure that our products will easily integrate evolving technologies.
Implementing the security aspects of the CineLink system reinforces our
continuing relationship with Texas Instruments and its DLP Cinema technology.
Avica is committed to facilitating interoperability between multiple
manufacturers and FilmStore's CineLink compatibility is the latest step toward
"We are delighted that Avica's FilmStore servers will be compatible with DLP
Cinema technology," said Dave Duncan, Texas Instruments Product Marketing
Manager, DLP Products division. "Avica continues to be a leader in the
advancement of digital cinema and together we can offer a seamless integration
solution to theatres worldwide."
About Texas Instruments' CineLinkTM
CineLinkTM Security Management provides
enhanced interface functionality and security. Key features include support of
encryption at the local link between server and projector for greater security.
CineLinkTM also provides support of
watermarking and fingerprinting, making it easier to track pirate copies, and
the ability to remotely diagnose and maintain projectors. Also new are
facilities which allow for the projection of a broader range of source materials
as well as future higher bandwidth signals: support is provided for Dual SMPTE
292 with 291 Metadata, DVI for non-cinema modes, 100Base T network and dual