Unique Digital and Cinema Equipment and Supplies unveiled Cielo 4.0 today at CineEurope 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. “The goal of the new design and module is to integrate your management tasks, analytics reporting, and equipment alerts into an enterprise IoT platform, enabling unity and collaboration across your circuit,” said Rick Cabrera, Unique Digital’s vice president of technology.
Sony Digital Cinema 4K has launched Finity, a new campaign to promote the company’s Premium Large Format projection systems. European customers in the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Turkey have already committed to the new offering that combines Sony’s HDR-ready 4K dual projection technology with a complimentary suite of tailored branding assets and marketing support. Exhibitors equipped with the current family of Sony high-contrast SRX-R500 series dual projection systems have no need for any additional investment.
At CineEurope 2017 Coca-Cola has joined forces with Barco to set up a Barco Lobby Experience to demonstrate how exhibitors can turn their cinema lobbies into enjoyable destinations to make the movie-going experience memorable.
Premiere Cinemas has adopted Unique Digital’s RosettaPOS softwarein all its sites, effective immediately. “We are very pleased to have been instrumental in the development and implementation of RosettaPOS, in close cooperation with the team at Unique Digital,” said David Horáček, co-owner of Premiere Cinemas.
Dolby Laboratories today announced that Warner Bros. Pictures’ Horse Soldiers is the 100th Dolby Cinema title. "Reaching the 100th announced title for Dolby Cinema is a tremendous accomplishment that couldn’t have been achieved without the support from the directors and filmmakers who want to use the best technology for their storytelling,” said Doug Darrow, senior vice president, cinema business group, Dolby Laboratories. “In 2017 we announced 44 Dolby Cinema titles, more than any other premium format, which is a testament to the ongoing commitment from Hollywood and studios around the world to deliver the best experience to the cinema.”
Unique Digital has released version 2 of their Smart Trailering system with a new, user friendly, ergonomic user interface. Version 2 is available immediately to all exhibitors in Sweden and Finland, alongside existing major clients in the UK and Norway.
At CineEurope 2017 in Barcelona June 19-22, Christie will preview what the company says is the first direct coupled Pure RGB laser-illuminated cinema projector not to need external cooling systems. Christie’s new CP4325-RGB is an addition to its Freedom Series of Pure RGB laser cinema projectors.
Unique Digital’s theatre management system RosettaBridge now includes full integration with the QSC CMS-2200 Media Server. RosettaBridge TMS is a full-featured TMS with a suite of tools to manage film, advertising, and trailer content within each site through an intuitive and easy to use interface.
CJ4DPlex has announced that Cars 3 will be the first Disney•Pixar film to be released in the 4DX immersive format.
Barco is expanding its laser portfolio with two Smart Laser projectors that provide large cinema screens with up to 33,000 lumens brightness and 2K or 4K resolution. Barco’s Smart Laser projectors free exhibitors from all lamp-related hassle and cost, allowing them to cut costs and simplify their operations. What’s more, they also provide superior image quality. The brand-new DP2K-32BLP and DP4K-32BLP bring Barco’s laser projector range to 15 models in total, the widest laser portfolio in the industry.