ZON Lusomundo Cinemas to Convert more than 200 Screens to Digital

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Sun, 06/27/2010 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Portugese exhibitor ZON Lusomundo Cinemas the largest cinema chain in Portugal has completed its digital cinema deployment with Barco's recently launched DP2K series. ZON Lusomundo made the conversion with the help of digital cinema service company XDC. ZON Lusomundo Cinemas has 30 multiplexes and more than 200 screens. Luis Roboredo Mota managing director of ZON Lusomundo Cinemas says “Our aim is to be among the most innovative cinema operators in the world. Barco's digital cinema projectors allow us to be at the forefront of new technologies. This year we were able to install the new series and learned that many of the renowned features from the first series such as modularity and commonality of spares have even been improved.” Serge Plasch chief executive officer XDC says “Over the years Barco has proven to be a reliable business partner. Their projectors are easy to maintain and have a low cost of ownership two features that are of great importance to us. We want to offer our customers the best possible technology on the market.” “We strive to offer our clients a future-proof digital cinema projector tailored to their needs ” says Wim Buyens vice president of Barco's digital cinema division. “To be chosen by important exhibitors like ZON Lusomundo confirms that our customers appreciate our efforts.”