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More than 50 Movie Screens in Asia Pacific Feature Barco’s Auro 11.1 Audio Platform

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 12:57 -- Nick Dager

More than fifty screens in the Asia Pacific Region have been equipped with Barco’s Auro 11.1 audio platform, the company has reported. In the next twelve months, five additional Asian based mixing studios are upgrading their equipment to the Auro-3D Studio System and ten Asian feature films, including No. 1, Race Gurram, Vishwaroopam 2, and Kochadiyaan, will be released in Auro 11.1 by Barco. In addition, Barco partner MBS Studios in Hong Kong and H. Brother in China will be releasing a slate of regional titles.

Qube Cinema Servers Licensed to Support Dolby Atmos Playback

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 14:50 -- Nick Dager

Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Dolby Atmos playback in its servers. The Qube XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers are the first in the Qube server line to be evaluated to support Dolby Atmos playback with software updates expected to be available in early 2014. Dolby Atmos unleashes the potential of sound in storytelling by giving filmmakers the ability to precisely place or move sounds anywhere in the movie theatre, even overhead, to create the most engaging cinematic experience ever.

Golden Screen Cinemas First in Malaysia with Dolby Atmos Sound

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 13:05 -- Nick Dager

Golden Screen Cinemas, the leading multiplex operator in Malaysia, is the first to install the Dolby Atmos sound platform in Malaysia. The White Storm, directed by one of Hong Kong's most renowned film directors, Benny Chan, and starring prominent Hong Kong actors Louis Koo and Ching Wan Lau was the first Dolby Atmos film to be showcased at the theatre.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Premiere’s December 2 at Dolby Theatre

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:16 -- Nick Dager

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and the second installment in the Hobbit film trilogy, will hold its worldwide premiere at the Dolby Theatre in Dolby 3D and Dolby Atmos sound on Monday, December 2.

Tamil Thriller Vidiyum Munn to be Released With Auro 11.1 Immersive 3D Audio

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:09 -- Nick Dager

Vidiyum Munn, a dark suspense thriller by director Balaji K. Kumar, will premiere in theaters across India in Auro 11.1 by Barco. Kumar says he discovered the capabilities of Auro while watching Vishwaroopam, the first Indian movie to feature the new format.

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