Dolby Taking Orders for New Digital Screen Server

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Sun, 07/12/2009 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Dolby Laboratories has announced that its newest cinema server the Dolby Screen Server DSS200 is available for orders. The DSS200 is an all-in-one platform to store decode and deliver pristine movies to the digital cinema projector. Based on Dolby’s existing FIPS-certified media block and DCI-compliant server the DSS200 offers improved storage serviceability and interoperability. A storage subsystem moves feature content around the network effortlessly. Flexible serial automation and closed captions support automation and access needs and the ability to perform software updates remotely makes updates simple. Integrated Dolby Theatre Management System software version 4.1 provides a complete easy-to-use interface for building scheduling and monitoring shows locally or remotely and open Web services allow third-party integrators complete control. “The new DSS200 provides high performance and is a comprehensive flexible product to accommodate the evolving digital cinema environment ” says Page Haun senior director of cinema marketing Dolby Laboratories. “Megaplex has found the new DSS200 extremely easy to use with rock-solid hardware and powerful management tools that ensure Dolby will continue to have the best server on the market ” says Mike Renlund digital cinema specialist Megaplex Theatres. “The simplified design of the DSS200 allows for easy replacement of drives fans and other components. Combined with the latest Dolby system 4.1 software this makes the DSS200 the most robust and usable server I have ever seen.” Dolby Laboratories