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Christie, Dolby to Receive Academy Awards

Thu, 01/11/2024 - 15:36 -- Nick Dager

Christie’s principal product developer, Mike Perkins, has been awarded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award in Scientific and Engineering, along with three other recipients, for his work on the design and development of the Christie E3LH projection system, developed in partnership with Dolby Laboratories. The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor individuals and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion pictures.

Nearly All GDC DTS:X Cinemas Worldwide Have Completed IAB Conversion

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 10:03 -- Nick Dager

Nearly all cinemas using GDC Technology’s DTS:X object-based rendering server technology in North America, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and South Asia have completed the conversion to support the international immersive audio bitstream standard in DTS:X cinemas. In South Asia, 13 DTS:X cinemas will be installed with IAB by the end of 2023.

Apollo Kinas Opens in Vilnius with Christie Technology

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 12:23 -- Nick Dager

The Apollo Kinas, a new premium multiplex at the Vilnius Outlet shopping center in Lithuania has opened with a complete range of Christie Digital Systems cinema technology. Christie partner BMK installed a Christie CP4425-RGB and five CP2415-RGB RealLaser illumination technology, each accompanied by a Christie Vive Audio sound system, to immerse audiences in its six screens.

White Spark Pictures Launches VR Distribution Concept

Wed, 11/01/2023 - 11:56 -- Nick Dager

The Western Australian independent production company White Spark Pictures has launched a new standalone technology business for its virtual reality distribution concept Surround Sync. Led by COO and managing director Benn Ellard, the new company will be responsible for the delivery of the patent-pending technology to cinemas and other venues around the world, as well as distributing third-party VR films and immersive content.


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