Drive-In Theatres

Are Drive-Ins on the Rise?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:05 -- Nick Dager

Thanks, in part, to digital cinema technology, drive-in theatres are on the rise. According to the United Drive-in Theatre Owners Association, as of this month there are 324 drive-in theatres in the United States, 299 of which are digital, with a total of 595 screens. Though the numbers will likely never be as high as they were in the 1950s when the nation had more than four thousand drive-ins, the association says the drive-in business seems to be on an upswing. Coyote Theatres is a case in point

Christie to Showcase Wide Range of Digital Cinema Technology at ShowEast

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 14:42 -- Nick Dager

Christie Digital Systems has announced a wide range of technology that it plans to showcase at this year’s ShowEast. The demonstrations will include Christie and Dolby 4K laser projection and audio technology, Christie’s prototype 4K-laser projector fronted by a RealD XL Cinema System and accompanied by Christie Vive Audio speakers and amplifiers configured for Dolby Atmos.

Honda’s Project Digital Cinema Drive-In Effort Adds Four Theatres

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 14:45 -- Nick Dager

Based on the overwhelming response from fans and communities across the country for Project Drive-In, Honda is adding four more digital cinema projectors to its national effort to save drive-ins facing closure due to the end of 35mm film distribution.

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