Lightspeed Design, Inc. (Seattle, USA) and LC-Tec Displays AB (Borlänge, Sweden) have today signed a
new multi-year exclusive distribution agreement ensuring that the patented PolarSpeed® technology
manufactured by LC-Tec will continue to be solely used in DepthQ® 3D Passive Polarization products
for Digital Cinema.
The DepthQ® Polarization Modulator and DepthQ® CineBright™ high-brightness 3D Light Recycler
allow Digital Cinema projectors to display stunning stereoscopic 3D films and meet Hollywood’s
demanding image quality standards. With powered, symmetrical 50 microseconds switching time
between the eyes, both DepthQ® products enable the world's shortest dark times - thus easily
ensuring bright, low-crosstalk operation.
Further details of the agreement are not disclosed.
Chris Ward, President, Lightspeed Design, Inc. / DepthQ: “The high-speed liquid crystal polarization
modulation technology manufactured by LC-Tec is a market proven best-in-class product. We are
very pleased with the co-developed 3D Digital Cinema technology, with over 1800 operational
screens worldwide. We look forward to continuing our close working relationship with the talented
people at LC-Tec.”
Dr. Jesper Osterman, Managing Director, LC-Tec: “We are delighted to sign a new agreement with
Lightspeed Design. The outstanding progress made during the recent years in terms of product
development is a direct result of the unique combination of expertise between our two companies.
The unmatched experience in 3D that Lightspeed possesses is a perfect match with our skills in LCdevice
research and manufacturing.”
To learn more about DepthQ® products please visit Booth # 704 at CineEurope 2015, June 22-25,
LC-Tec is a technology company specializing in optical components based on liquid crystal (LC)
technology. The company has over 25 years’ experience of designing and manufacturing a wide
range of LC-based products, including optical shutters, polarization modulators, variable filters, and
information displays. Located in Borlänge, Sweden, the facilities house advanced electro-optical
laboratories as well as a modern passive matrix LCD manufacturing line. LC-Tec Displays AB is a fully
owned subsidiary of LC-Tec Holding AB, listed on NGM Nordic MTF. PolarSpeed® is a registered
trademark of LC-Tec Displays AB. For more information, please visit www.lc-tec.se.