Cathay Cineplexes, one of the leading multiplex operators in Singapore, has installed the Dolby Atmos sound platform. The first movie screened there with the new sound format was I, Frankenstein (Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment), starring Aaron Eckhart and Yvonne Strahovski.
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Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Auro 11.1 by Barco playback in its flagship XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers.
TCL Chinese Theatres has named Christie its official 4K digital projection partner for the renovated TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Christie digital cinema projectors have also been installed exclusively at the adjacent TCL Chinese 6 Theatres.
GDC Technology is supplying Major Cineplex, the largest theatre chain in Thailand, with a wide range of digital cinema equipment and services, including servers, projectors, 3D systems as well as cineplex management solutions through Theatre Management Systems and Network Operations Center for its circuit wide digital deployment.
Morocco has just become the 41st member of the European Audiovisual Observatory. The decision was made by the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, which met in Strasbourg on December 13th. The Strasbourg-based Observatory, which is part of the Council of Europe, provides facts, figures, and economic and legal analysis of the audiovisual industries in Europe including cinema, television, video, on-demand services and Internet.
Digital Cinema Destinations (Digiplex) is acquiring the South Pike Cinema 10, Sarver, Pennsylvania, from Cheswick Theaters Inc.
Cinelive has signed with KenCast to implement the Digital Cinema Package delivery format to the more than 150 movie theaters that are already part of Cinelive’s network. KenCast’s DCDC delivery system CinemaPro enables delivery of very large movie files and live events, and includes simultaneous recording for time-shifting with its DVR features, allowing delivery to multiple screens, as well as recording of events for later play out.
Cinemeccanica and IMG Cinemas Multiplex have introduced what the companies are calling the first immersive cinema in the world. Located in Venezia Mestre, Italy, the theatre opened last week.
Dolby Laboratories and Grupo Cinemex, recipient of the 2013 ShowEast International Achievement Award in Exhibition, announced today that Cinemex will install the Dolby Atmos cinema sound platform in 20 theatres.
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.