QSC has promoted Mark Mayfield to director, global cinema marketing. Mayfield joined QSC Cinema in 2013 as cinema marketing manager, with responsibility for sales and marketing collateral, trade shows, PR, web, and advertising.
QSC has announced a new Certified Theatre Program, designed to promote the optimal movie going experience.
The Klpsch Group has announced the addition of two consumer electronics veterans to the company as part of an internal reorganization, positioning Klipsch as the leader in innovative audio solutions. Chad Vogelsong is senior director of product and channel marketing for the Digital, Streaming and Portable Audio Solutions division, a new division. Dusty Thomas serves a dual role as cinema sales manager in North and South America, as well as the channel marketing specialist for the Component Audio Solutions business unit.
Harman Professional Solutions has introduced the JBL 9350, a high-output, 3-way, 15-inch configurable pattern surround loudspeaker designed specifically to meet the challenging demands of immersive cinema sound systems.
The Guitammer Company, creator of the ButtKicker line of low frequency audio transducers has announced it would significantly increase its AMC Theatres footprint with thirty-four new ButtKicker enabled theaters slated for 2016.
Dolby Laboratories and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in theatres December 18, will be available as a Dolby Cinema experience.
Ymagis Group today announced the completion of three installations with Dolby Atmos, with plans to equip additional screens in the agreement signed with Greek cinema exhibitor Village Cinemas. For the very first time in Greece, moviegoers now can enjoy their favorite films with groundbreaking audio technology in two major cities: in Athens at Village Cinemas at the Mall Athens and at Village Cinemas at Athens Metro Mall as well as at the Village Cinemas at Mediterranean Cosmos in the northern city of Thessaloniki.
Marcus Theatres newest cineplex, the Gurnee Mills Cinema near Chicago, features an integrated sound system that delivers an immersive audio experience.
Southern Theatres’ Movie Tavern Flourtown 8 in Flourtown, Pennsylvania marks the installation of the 200th Christie Vive Audio system. Christie says it expects to have the 300th Vive Audio system installed by the opening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens on December 18.
GDC Technology will install DTS:X sound in four premium large format screens at three new Epic Theatres locations in the first quarter of 2016. GDC’s Immersive Sound Media Server, the SX-2000X, powers the new system. It is the only digital cinema server currently available in the market capable of rendering DTS:X in real-time.