Burbank, CA—Jul 18, 2006
Dolby Selects 9 NEC Starus NC2500s 2K Digital Cinema Projectors
NEC Corporation of America today announced that Dolby Laboratories, Inc. selected and installed nine NEC STARUS™ NC2500S 2K Digital Cinema projectors for a strategic deployment in state-of-the-art movie theatres, including several in the newly built MEGAPLEX 20 Theatre in South Jordan, Utah which opened in May.
NEC’s STARUS NC2500S is the world’s brightest projector with DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments® and complies with rigorous industry standards. It was selected for its ability to cast a remarkable digital image and deliver amplified brightness, sharper graphics and 2K resolution with a high contrast ratio (2000:1). The STARUS NC2500S digital cinema projector also was chosen for its ease of operation and minimal required maintenance.
“NEC is pleased that Dolby selected our STARUS Digital Cinema projectors for state-of-the-art movie theatres leading the move to digital cinema,” said Kurt Schwenk, general manager, Digital Cinema Division of NEC Corporation of America. “With NEC projectors moviegoers can expect the quintessential digital cinema experience.”
“As exhibitors move to digital cinema, it is essential they have reliable and easy to use products,” said Tim Partridge, senior vice president and general manager, Professional Division, Dolby Laboratories. “It is critical that the entire system, from the server to the projector, is reliable, easy to use and provides the highest quality images so that exhibitors know their business will continue to run smoothly and moviegoers can expect the highest quality theatre experience.”