Miraj Cinemas has launched its latest multiplex in Mumbai, bringing India's third-largest cinema chain to 60 cinemas nationwide. There, digital payment, and cashless options are available, and customers can order at Pop Express kiosks, which are located throughout the multiplex.
With the rollout of DTS:X for immersive audio bitstream, IAB-compliant digital cinema packages will be labeled IAB in the composition playlist. Executives at DTS and GDC Technology Limited, a licensee of DTS Surround, DTS:X and DTS:X with IAB, want to clear up any confusion people might have about the technology. To that end, I spoke with Patrick Artiaga, senior director, business development, GDC Technology about the relatively new technology. Here is that conversation.
PVR Inox, the largest cinema exhibitor in India. has announced the launch of a new five-screen multiplex in the city of Ahmedabad at Himalaya Mall. The multiplex will feature the city’s first PVR Inox luxury signature experience, Insignia.
Strong Global Entertainment announced today that its subsidiaries Strong Technical Services and Strong/MDI Screen Systems have entered into a partnership with Powersoft, a leading provider of high-end technologies for the professional audio market. The partnership includes the resale, integration, and installation of Powersoft products, supported by STS, as well as the enhancement of Strong/MDI’s Seismos Immersive Product line with the implementation of Powersoft’s Mover Direct Drive.
Sphere Entertainment has unveiled Sphere Immersive Sound, powered by HoloPlot, which the company says is the world’s most advanced audio system. According to the company, HoloPlot provides individualized sound to every seat in Sphere, scheduled to open in Las Vegas this fall.
GDC Technology has signed an agreement with Classic Cinemas to be the exclusive provider of digital cinema media servers. Classic Cinemas operates 137 screens at 16 sites in the Chicagoland area.
GDC Technology and DTS announced last week at CineEurope a strategic partnership agreement to launch DTS Surround, which will be offered to exhibitors worldwide exclusively through GDC
Christie is partnering with the Shanghai International Film Festival for the 14th consecutive year. This year’s festival, which runs from June 9-18, is themed Embrace All, Follow the Light to rally members of the organization to work together and build an inclusive culture for the film industry.
SMPTE Hollywood will delve into the challenges of remastering classic films for modern theatres equipped with immersive sound systems at its meeting on May 25 at 6:00 pm at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
B&B Theatres has selected the GDC Technology’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with CineCache and built-in cinema audio processor for 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound for its Creve Coeur West Olive 10 luxury entertainment center. Nine of the auditoriums will offer moviegoers surround sound and B&B’s signature premium large format auditorium, Grand Screen with ScreenX, will offer guests the ultimate audio experience featuring DTS:X for immersive audio bitstream sound