Cine Colombia, Colombia's leading exhibitor is continuing its digital cinema rollout with the addition of 124 Doremi ShowVaults and Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs).
Established in 1927, Cine Colombia manages 36 state-of-the-art cinema complexes and 236 screens in ten (10) Colombian cities, offering more than 47,000 seats to audiences of 18 million annually. The company is well on track to becoming 100 percent digital by the end of this month.
The IMB utilizes Doremi’s patented 4K media block technology. and features HDMI or HDSDI (single or dual) inputs. It easily scales all video resolutions to 2048 x 1080 or 4096 x 2160 and provides de-interlacing support (1080i) and automatic color space conversions.
As Cine Colombia has managed the challenges of digital conversion, partnership with Doremi has proved to be a key advantage. "Our exhibit partners have learned to manage the cost and technical challenges of cinema evolution by trusting the expertise we offer and the track record we have established around the world," said Michael Archer, Vice President Digital Cinema, Doremi Labs. “Our intention is to deploy both efficiency and future-proof technology to South America. Our relationship with Cine Colombia is a prime example.”
"Our partnership with Doremi was a result of their unparalleled customer service, product reliability and a flexible feature set," said Munir Falah, CEO of Cine Colombia. "As a pioneer in the digital cinema industry, Doremi understands and meets the needs of the modern exhibitor with the industry's best product offerings; which has played a key role in positioning Doremi as the global market leader."