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DCIP is the largest digital cinema integrator in the world and provides industry leading software and management solutions to exhibitors and distributors. 

Cinergy is an enterprise suite of tools that helps you track, monitor, and efficiently manage cinema operations in one centralized platform.




USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available. USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps, USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.



Unique X, Based in the UK, is a new brand for the future of digital cinema, providing intelligent autonomous solutions and content services.  Unique X operates in 65 countries globally. To date, more than 70 million GB of data have been transferred, and over 60 million advertising playlists have been delivered. Solutions include RosettaBridge TMS, RosettaNet Estate Management System, Movie Transit (DCP Content Delivery Network), Basekey (KDM management), RosettaPOS (Point of Sale), RosettaLive (Event Streaming) and our pre-show products of Advertising Accord, Ad Transit and Smart Trailering.



Moving Image Technologies manufacturers and markets a full complement of cinema exhibition equipment and services to support the industry’s transition to digital cinema, including: custom engineering, systems design, integration, digital technology solutions for 3D, digital cinema, pre-feature on-screen advertising and components. Moving Image Technologies’ mission is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working to provide the best presentation tools for the cinema exhibition industry.



Dolby Laboratories has been a leader in developing many groundbreaking technologies and advancing the science of sight and sound for more than 50 years. Based in San Francisco with offices around the world, Dolby, through industry-leading research and engineering innovation, is expanding creative possibilities and enhancing collaborative relationships spanning musicians, filmmakers, and other artists as well as with businesses and consumers globally. Along with its partners, Dolby creates and delivers incredibly vivid experiences transforming entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, on the go in mobile devices, and at work. Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make entertainment experiences more realistic and immersive. By giving everyone the power to see, hear and feel the spectacular, Dolby is ideally positioned to transform the future of audio, voice, and imaging experiences worldwide.



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”-98” LCD displays, multimedia projectors and desktop monitors for lobbies, concessions and concourses.



DTS:X transports you into a new dimension of sound immersion by delivering truly captivating entertainment experiences. Be prepared -- this improved lifelike immersion and heightened realism makes horror movies scarier, comedies more laugh-out-loud, and car chase scenes even more intense. Movies are being shown with DTS:X sound at an ever-growing number of theaters in the U.S., China and Europe.





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These days, it’s no longer just about technology, it’s about experiences – WOW experiences. We are a team of cinema and technology experts from around the globe – Barco, ALPD, and CGS – who help you in creating surprising experiences.  We combine innovative cinema technologies with our unique and comprehensive service models to guarantee your peace of mind. So you can focus on new ways to surprise and delight your customers for years to come. Together, we engage to deliver a world-class cinema experience - the one you’ve been waiting for.





QSC Cinema is the global leader in signal processing, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for all cinema applications. Our “SystemSynergy” design approach ensures that the entire system, from source to sound, delivers an audio experience as intended by the filmmakers. Beyond cinema audio for the movies, QSC also provides complete audio systems with network control and monitoring for other areas in the cinema entertainment complex, such as lobbies, concession, food service, arcades, and bowling centers.



Bardan Cinema has been a leader in cinema equipment sales in Latin America and the Caribbean for over 40 years. With a well-established reputation and broad customer base that spans independent boutique theaters to large multiplexes, Bardan provides total solutions and services ranging from cinema design, equipment sales, installation, monitoring and VPF implementation. In collaboration with D-Cinema NOC, Bardan now offers comprehensive 24/7/365 proactive monitoring and remote support to exhibitors throughout the region.



Qube Cinema is committed to creating a seamless world of Digital Cinema with products that are innovative, powerful, reliable and cost-effective. Qube Cinema is a company with a passion for cinema and a thorough understanding of film, video, audio and computer technology along with vast experience in the production, post-production and exhibition industries - a unique combination of expertise that has helped in the development of the company's digital cinema technology.



GDC Technology Limited is a digital cinema solutions provider. GDC Technology develops, manufactures and sells digital cinema servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for digital cinema. In addition, GDC is the appointed worldwide certification services agent, with exclusivity in Asia to certify DTS:X immersive sound auditoriums for DTS, Inc. GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC's subsidiary, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, manages VPF for approximately 5,000 theater screens and 250 motion picture distributors worldwide.



CES+ is the premier partner in cinema solutions. For the past 35 years has been a pioneer delivering innovative first-in-market technology and will revolutionize the industry with his one-of-a-kind Cinema-as-a-Service solution offering to become the disruptive facilitator of the evolution of the modern movie theater operation. CES+ is headquartered in Miami, Florida, and serves clients globally.


Industry Partners



The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation, Inc. promotes interactive dialogue and information exchange between cinema-related entities with the goal of resolving issues affecting the overall cinema presentation. Founded in 1978 by Eastman Kodak VP Ken Mason, membership is composed of its four charter trade organizations - International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) - along with over 40 member companies, made up of trade organizations, motion picture studios, exhibition companies, manufacturers, technical consultants, and other industry stakeholders.
 




The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 37 countries in Europe and neighboring regions.​ ​





The International Cinema Technology Association is a global network of professionals in the motion picture industry. Members of the ICTA are those companies that manufacture, service and create the equipment that goes into movie theatres. Our members are on the cutting edge of new technologies and have been the driving force in digital, 3D, immersive sound systems, high frame rates and lasers. The ICTA promotes technological advancements in the motion picture industry through educational seminars and programs. The ICTA logo stands for excellence and professionalism and when on a member’s letterhead signifies that the company is reliable, competent and committed.



The EDCF is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation that aims to act as a "Forum" to discuss key issues surrounding Digital Cinema in Europe. The purpose of EDCF is to provide a basis of common understanding across all European territories of the business and technical matters of digital cinema. 



For more than a century, the people of SMPTE (pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has received an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery engineering across the industry. 

Shows & Events



ShowEast 2020,  now rescheduled to be held in Miami from Dec 7-10, 2020 at Loews Miami Beach, features a range of exclusive product presentations and screenings from both Independent and Major Hollywood studios to help you make important programming decisions for the 4th quarter box office.  Powerhouse seminars offer valuable insight from top executives on the latest industry trends and concerns; while our EXPO experience offers delegates a glance at the latest and best technologies, entertainment, services, comforts, and conveniences to make their theatres must-attend destinations.  ShowEast’s International program draws a large contingency of Latin and South American delegates – more than any other convention of its kind. A one and a half day program dedicated to the latest content and concerns and within this rising region.


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Hong Kong—Dec 15, 2014

The Grand Scores Another First in Hong Kong’s Cinema Scene with Sony’s 4K Twin Peak Solution

Also procures Sony’s SRX-R515P 4K digital cinema system designed for small-to-medium auditoriums
Sony today announced that it will be equipping The Grand, the largest multiplex cinema in Hong Kong, with its 4K Twin Peak Solution. Operated by Shaw Group; a joint venture project between Shaw Group and Multiplex Cinema Ltd, The Grand features 12 screens, a seating capacity of close to 1,600, and continues to be one of the top-grossing theatres in Hong Kong.

The installation of Sony’s 4K Twin Peak Solution in The Grand’s largest auditorium is expected to be completed by the beginning of December 2014, and would make The Grand the first cinema in Hong Kong to be installed with this true Sony 4K/3D solution.

Sony’s 4K Twin Peak Solution essentially consists of two units of Sony’s SRX-R320 4K digital cinema projectors ideal for delivering optimum picture quality in larger cinema halls. For 3D screenings, full 4K resolution is possible for the left and right eyes simultaneously due to the use of two 4K projectors, resulting in a high-brightness, high quality stereoscopic cinema presentation that offers more faithful reproduction of motion in 3D. The solution 

In late 2010, The Grand embarked on an upgrade of its 35mm projection systems to Sony’s SRX-R320 4K digital cinema projectors. This was completed by 2011, with all 12 theatres equipped with Sony’s SRX-R320 and 7 being 3D-capable now. Back then, there were limited product offerings for 4K, and The Grand’s management felt that the capabilities of Sony’s SRX-R320 to upscale and project sharper, higher-resolution images from 2K files were unrivalled. They were also looking for reliability, as no theatre would be able to tolerate any downtime and subsequent loss of revenue and reputation. Since the time of installation, Sony’s SRX-R320 projection systems have proven to be extremely stable in performance, which led to The Grand’s management considering to take their technological capabilities to the next level with Sony’s 4K Twin Peak Solution based on the SRX-R320.

Within the last few weeks, The Grand has also procured a unit of Sony’s latest SRX-R515P 4K digital cinema projection system designed for small-to-medium auditoriums. The high quality system employs innovative technology where the projector will continue to work even if one of the lamps fail, minimising the chances for any downtime. The lamps also feature prolonged life spans for lower total running costs for cinema operators. The SRX-R515P offers true 4K quality from the integrated media block through the lens to the cinema screen, and features an improved SXRD optical engine, 8,000:1 contrast ratio, 15,000 lumens brightness, easy-on-the-eye Sony 3D and high frame rate capabilities.

“The reasons we chose Sony are quite simple – quality and reliability. We have seen demonstrations from different vendors, but at the end of the day, only Sony’s 4K digital projectors deliver the sharpest images with unmatched colour intensity and contrast,” said Wendy Nam, Consultant of The Grand.

“The Grand has always strived to remain at the forefront of cinema technologies, and we’re delighted that they have again chosen to use Sony’s 4K digital cinema systems due to their positive experiences with our equipment and services. All cinema patrons in Hong Kong can look forward to an enhanced and unprecedented movie-going experience at The Grand,” said Tadahiro Fukumoto, General Manager, Visual Presentation Solutions Division, Professional Solutions Company (PSAP), Sony Electronics Asia Pacific.

* The foot-lambert is used in the motion picture industry for measuring the luminance of images on a projection screen

About Professional Solutions Company (PSAP), Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Sony manufactures audio, video, communications and information technology products for the global consumer and professional markets.  Professional Solutions Company (PSAP) is established as a division company under Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. It markets Sony’s leading broadcast systems, professional video and audio products, as well as videoconferencing, medical and surveillance systems in Asia other than Japan. It also provides customised business solutions, comprehensive technical support and after-sales service to help Sony’s customers stay at the forefront of their business.


About Sony Digital Cinema:
Sony Digital Cinema combines a full range of Sony technologies, alternative content offerings, training and service to provide a broad range of solutions for exhibitors. The world’s leading manufacturer of commercially available 4K resolution digital cinema projection systems, the group also offers Sony’s TMS (theatre management system); digital signage hardware, software and content development; security systems and Network Operations Centre (NOC) services for the exhibition community. 
Sony Digital Cinema Directory page
About Professional Solutions Company (PSAP), Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.: Sony manufactures audio, video, communications and information technology products for the global consumer and professional markets. Professional Solutions Company (PSAP) is established as a division company under Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. It markets Sony’s leading broadcast systems, professional video and audio products, as well as videoconferencing, medical and surveillance systems in Asia other than Japan. It also provides customised business solutions, comprehensive technical support and after-sales service to help Sony’s customers stay at the forefront of their business. Professional Solutions Company (PSAP), Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. Directory page

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