TRONDHEIM, Norway—Apr 6, 2006
QuVIS Flexes Single Server 4K in Norway
Previewing the future of digital cinema, QuVIS treated
an audience at the 2006 Trondheim International Film Festival - Kosmorama to the
leading edge of imaging technology. A single high performance QuVIS Digital
Cinema Server, in conjunction with Sony's SXRD 4K projector, presented previews
of coming Hollywood movies in standard 2K, then thrilled the crowd with another
level of image quality with 4K vignettes of "I, Robot, " "The Sound of Music"
and DCI STEM footage.
The event was co-sponsored by the NORDIC project (NORway's Digital
Interoperability in Cinemas) and managed by Professor Andrew Perkis and Bjarne
Kjosnes at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim,
Norway. "The screening went very well." Perkis said." We look forward to
providing Norwegian movie-goers with the very best in cinematic entertainment.
We also look forward to working with QuVIS during the beta test in order to
ensure the whole of Norway has a smooth transition to digital cinema."
The screening of DCI specification 2K Digital Cinema during the film festival
gave the audience a unique insight in what to expect in the near future. The
outstanding quality and depth of the digital screening enhances the cinema
experience and the 4K screening represents the future, captivating those in
"We are excited to participating in another DCI JPEG2000 interoperability test,"
said Jim Graham, QuVIS' VP of Sales and Marketing. "We believe Norway cinema
patrons will come to appreciate and seek out the digital cinema experience. We
look forward to providing that experience in both 2K and 4K."
QuVIS provides the world's only single server 2K and 4K digital cinema solution,
helping minimize financial outlays and support costs for exhibitors, while
providing a path for future technological advances.