MasterImage 3D has challenged the validity of four of RealD’s 3D polarization patents by filing five petitions for Inter Partes Review (IPR) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Barco has become a founding member of the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society.
Vue Entertainment International is converting up to 400 of its Sony 4K projection systems at screens in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Denmark to Sony Digital Cinema 3D. The phased conversion process is scheduled to start this month and extend over the next three to four years. A total of 394 screens across the group’s Vue and CinemaxX theatres will be converted
Southern Theatres has completed its second all Christie entertainment complex, at the new Southern Theatres Movie Tavern 8 in Covington, Louisiana. The eight-screen cinema eatery has Christie Solaria Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio cinema systems.
Christie has installed a Solaria CP2230 DLP digital cinema projector for the Space Tour 4D Theater at South Korea's largest theme park, Everland. Its Korean partner, Eugenetek Corporation, assisted Christie in the installation. The effort is part of the renewal process for the immensely popular Space Tour 4D Theater.
South Korea cinema chain MegaBox today will debut the first MasterImage MI-Horizon3D system in the country for the opening of Transformers: Age of Extinction. MegaBox will continue to deploy systems throughout the year.
Harkness Screens has released version 4.0 of its 3D real-time simulator, the Digital Screen Modeller.
Barco announced today that Arts Alliance Media’s Screenwriter Theater Management System is the first TMS to support Barco’s Alchemy integrated cinema media processor. This feature will be available to all current and future Screenwriter users, allowing them to easily integrate projection systems equipped with the Barco Alchemy technology into their circuits.
The Dutch cinema chain JT Bioscopen is installing a Barco 6 primary Laser3D (6P) laser-illuminated projector in its brand-new Hilversum Media Park seven-screen multiplex. With 21 multiplexes in 19 cities around the country, JT Bioscopen is the second largest theater chain in The Netherlands.
Volfoni announced today that RealD has agreed to dismiss the U.S. patent lawsuit against Volfoni in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. RealD had claimed that Volfoni's SmartCrystal Diamond 3D cinema system infringed on its U.S. patents.