Classic Cinemas’ Classic Charlestown theatre in St Charles, Illinois recently enlarged its auditorium one screen by 126 percent and now delivers images over 53-feet across in a wall-to-wall scope presentation. CineActive Solutions was hired to ensure the screen met DCI-specified light levels.
Harkness Screens has launched its new storytelling animated characters, the Harklets. Designed to help educate and inform the movie industry in a simple and fun way, the Harklets are set to tackle a number of cinema-related subjects starting with the Harkness 3D digital surveying service, Reality Capture.
Harkness Screens has agreed to become the exclusive global partner and commercial licensee of Highlands Technologies Solutions’ Qalif light measurement products for commercial cinema.
Harkness has installed its Clarus screen at a TOHO Cinemas extra large screen auditorium by TOHO Cinemas at an eight-screen multiplex in Umeda, Osaka, the first site to use a Clarus screen in Japan.
Harkness Screens has revealed plans to transition from its existing standard perforation pattern to a new pattern for their leading screen surfaces.
Harkness Screens has launched its fourth tool in the Digital Screen App family: the Digital Screen Verifier.
Harkness Screens will run its second Harkness Academy at Cinemacon 2015 in Las Vegas.
After its first Academy held in 2014, which had an attendance of more than 100 people, this year’s free one-day event outside of the main body of Cinemacon programming will again be hosted by Harkness’ Technical Specialists. The Academy will highlight some of the major issues relating to presentation faced by exhibitors and showcase forward thinking solutions to these.
Harkness Screens has been granted a licence from 3D technology provider RealD to manufacturer screens using its Precision White Screen Technology.
Harkness Screens introduced a new higher gain version of its fourth generation 2D and 3D screen surface, Clarus XC at ShowEast 2014.
Harkness Screens and Highlands Technologies Solutions have announced an agreement to exclusively link Harkness’s technology to HTS Qalif measurement devices.