The newly opened Lotte Cinema World Tower in Seoul, Korea, features a wide range of Christie technologies.
Located in the Lotte World Mall, the and over 4,600 plush seats for maximum comfort. Each theater, housed on separate floors, will have its own unique concept and interior design based on an art movie city theme. The screen in its 21st auditorium currently holds the Guinness World Record for the largest permanently installed 35mm cinema screen in the world, measuring an enormous 34 meters by 13.8 meters.
Lotte Cinema World Tower is also home to the largest 4D theater in Korea, equipped with dynamic motion seats and other special effects.
All auditoriums are complete with Christie digital cinema solutions, including Christie Solaria Series projectors, Christie Vive Audio surround sound systems, Christie ACT Digital Cinema Theatre Control and Christie Integrated Media Block. The installation of this extensive range of cinema solutions by Christie and its Korean partner Eugenetek Corporation is one of the biggest entertainment solutions projects undertaken by both teams in Korea.
Among the seven auditoriums fitted with Christie Vive Audio, five are specially configured to meet Dolby Atmos sound technology requirements.
Lin Yu, vice president, Christie Asia Pacific said, “Christie is honored to work with Lotte Cinemas to have our most advanced and comprehensive range of cinema solutions installed in all auditoriums of Asia’s largest multiplex. The audience can look forward to be wowed by our brilliant projection and audio systems that offer truly immersive and memorable experiences. Lotte Cinema World Tower is certainly one of the world’s premier cinema destinations and we are proud to be a major part of this project.”
“We’re very excited to install an extensive range of Christie digital cinema solutions, including the Solaria Series projectors and Vive Audio cinema sound systems in our latest multiplex, which ranks among the best in the world,” said Gwan Ro Lee, executive director, Lotte Cinema. “Christie’s visual and audio solutions are well known for their high quality and reliability that is backed by industry-leading service and support. We have utilized a number of Christie products at various locations and are confident that the complete cinema solutions fitted at our Lotte Cinema World Tower will offer the best and the most lifelike visual and sensory cinematic experience for all movie patrons in Korea.”
Joon-Ho Lee, president, Eugenetek Corporation said, “Lotte Cinema World Tower is one of the biggest projects that we have ever embarked on and we are thankful to be given this opportunity to be involved in this major installation. We have worked closely with the team from Christie throughout this project and are proud to present the best-quality picture and sound to the audience with Christie’s cutting edge cinema solutions.”
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Lotte Cinema www.lottecinema.co.kr