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Sacramento, CA—Apr 19, 2006

Deluxe Hollywood selects SGI Professional Services and Barco for film review suite

Hollywood’s Deluxe Laboratories has installed a Barco Premier DP100 D-Cine projector for film review applications, complementing the four Barco DP100s in EFILM’s Digital Intermediate suites.
Barco and Silicon Graphics (OTC: SGID) announce that worldwide media company Deluxe Labs has installed a Barco DP100 2K D-CINE PREMIERE projector at its Hollywood facility through SGI Professional Services. Designed for exclusive use in Deluxe’s film review suite, the DP100 will be used to project content for customer final sign-off prior to mastering and release.

The review suite’s projection booth is multi-purpose, housing both the Barco DP100 and one film projector. Because of limited space restrictions in the booth, a precise suspension mounting system was required for the Barco projector, enabling it to be mobilized into place when digital projection was required, and moved aside when film projection was scheduled. Because of the DP100’s modular design, the power supply was remoted, thus easing the required suspension weight.

In addition to the DP100’s 2048 x 1080 native resolution, high lumen output and 2000:1 contrast ratio, the projector was also chosen by Deluxe for precise consistency with Deluxe’s subsidiary, EFILM — Hollywood’s leading Digital Intermediate (DI) facility.

“We exchange a lot of material with EFILM,” said Jim Whittlesey, Deluxe’s VP of Digital Cinema Technologies, “and a great deal of their work comes over to us for digital cinema mastering. Our DP100 is set up to give the exact same response as the projectors in EFILM’s DI suites, where the movies are color timed. So, when the customer comes here for QC, they’ll see exactly what they saw during the DI color grading sessions.”
Similar to EFILM’s DP100 suites, installation and system integration for the Deluxe DP100 was provided by the SGI Professional Services arm of Silicon Graphics, one of Barco’s strategic reseller partners in digital cinema. Maintenance will also be provided by SGI's Support Services organization.

“We’re thrilled with the projector and the level of professional support and integration from the SGI team,” said Whittlesey. “With similar Barco equipment at both EFILM and here, the operative word for the client is ‘no surprises.’”

Barco Contacts:

Camille Burch Camille Burch
Press and PR contact Americas
Barco n.v.
Telephone +1 678 584 2379

Stephanie Vlegels Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA
Barco nv
Telephone +32 56 36 81 66

Vickie Yueh Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact APAC & GRC
Barco nv
Telephone +886 2 8771 0228

Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema Contacts:
Julie Miller, 
Logo: Barco Digital Cinema About Barco Digital Cinema: Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). In 2016, we realized sales of 1.102 billion euro. We have a team of 3,500 employees, located in 90 countries, whose passion for technology is captured in 400 granted patents.

Barco is one of three licencees of Texas Instruments DLP Cinema™ technology. TI developed DLP Cinema™ technology working in close cooperation with Barco and others in the movie industry, to develop Cinema Projector and support systems based on DMD™ technology, to meet the requirement of studios, film distributors and exhibitors alike.
Barco Digital Cinema Directory page Barco Digital Cinema Web Site Logo: Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema About Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema: Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema (DTDC), a joint venture between Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and Technicolor, is the industry leader in providing theatrical digital cinema mastering, distribution and key management services for clients worldwide. DTDC combines best-in-class technologies, personnel, work processes and facilities, and is based in Burbank, CA. Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. and Technicolor are global leaders in digital services and technology solutions for media and entertainment. Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema Directory page Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema Web Site About SGI Professional Services: SGI, also known as Silicon Graphics, Inc. (OTC: SGID), is a leader in high-performance computing. SGI helps customers solve their computing challenges, whether it's sharing images to aid in brain surgery, finding oil more efficiently, studying global climate, providing technologies for homeland security and defense, enabling the transition from analog to digital broadcasting, or helping enterprises manage large data. With offices worldwide, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and can be found on the Web at SGI Professional Services Directory page About E-Film Digital Laboratories: EFILM, LLC, located in Hollywood, California is owned by Panavision Inc., and Deluxe Laboratories, and has been providing digital laboratory services to the motion picture industry since 1993. Utilizing proprietary digital color timing systems and image processing tools, high resolution scanning & recording technologies, and a high speed network, EFILM’s services include digital intermediate, high-resolution scanning and recording for the visual effects industry, digital opticals for features, trailers and commercials, and tape-to-film services including 24p HD, DV, NTSC, and PAL. E-Film Digital Laboratories Directory page
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