Dolby Laboratories and Cinema 21, the largest cinema chain in Indonesia, announced today that it is the first in Indonesia to install the Dolby Atmos sound platform. The first Dolby Atmos film to be showcased at Cinema XXI EpiCentrum, one of the biggest theatres owned by Cinema 21, will be Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which began screening today.
Barco and its integration partner RCC Trading are currently working hard to convert all Nu Metro theaters fully digital by December.
Dcinex will install 113 Sony 4K digital cinema systems in Cinema Pink theatres in Turkey.
South African exhibitor Nu Metro is working with Arts Alliance Media to convert its 149 screens converted to digital cinema under AAM’s Virtual Print Fee model.
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has gone live with the launch of its North American satellite and terrestrial digital distribution platform to 17,000 screens across 1,200 venues.
GDC Technology Limited is supplying the digital cinema servers with integrated media blocks for Cinemex’s circuit wide digital deployment.
Barco will instrall 1,800 Barco DLP Cinema projectors for Cinemex across Mexico by December.
Kinoton has installed a dozen digital cinema systems in some of the largest Egyptian multiplex theatres in Cairo and Alexandria. They include the City Stars Cinema with 16 auditoriums, which is the number one in Cairo, and the six-auditorium Cineplex Green Plaza in Alexandria.
Digital cinema company Arts Alliance Media and Scandinavian partner Videvox, are rolling out an electronic content delivery trial to cinemas across Sweden. The trial of the Videvox MOV software, powered by AAM’s Courier content distribution platform, will initially roll out to 10 sites and will eventually expand to 70 sites in total.
GDC Technology Limited has announced that Cinemas Procinal, the fourth largest exhibitor in Colombia, has selected its SX-3000 Standalone IMB with Portable Storage for its digital conversion. This deployment covers the entire cinema chain totaling 66 screens in 16 theatres across Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Villavicencio, and Apartado. NEC Colombia, a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, is the system integrator for the deployment and will supply NEC DLP Cinema projectors.