D-Box Technologies and Ecco Cine Supply and Service are installing D-Box haptic seats and recliners, at five different locations in Germany. The installations should be completed by the end of September.
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Cinionic today announced a preferred commercial relationship with Ballantyne Strong to strengthen its cinema service and solution capabilities in the US and Canada. The relationship with Ballantyne Strong’s operating subsidiaries, Strong Technical Services, and Strong/MDI Screen Systems, continues a long history of collaboration between the companies, reinforcing their joint commitment to deliver laser-powered cinema experiences.
Cinionic and Cinemark today launched a campaign to educate movie audiences about laser projection as part of the renewed and exclusive 10-year partnership to upgrade all of Cinemark’s 6,000 screens worldwide. Most recently, Cinemark and Cinionic upgraded 24 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to all-laser multiplexes.
Christie has introduced the CP4415-RGB and CP4420-RGB, a pair of premium RGB pure laser projectors delivering advanced, DCI compliant cinema projection at what the company believes calls an affordable price. Suited to small-screen auditoriums, boutique cinema, post-production, screening rooms and more, these all-in-one projectors deliver a cinematic experience with 4K resolution.
National CineMedia today announced that Daniel Hahn is joining the company as senior vice president, East Coast sales, effective September 1. Hahn, who will be based in New York, will be responsible for sales strategy and revenue growth for NCM’s on-screen and integrated advertising offerings.
Leading Russian cinema operator Karo will open ten Karo: New Generation locations with developer ADG over the next 10 months, with the first to open on November 15. Another six locations are slated to open by the end of the year. The remaining Karo: New Generation multiplexes will open in Russian regional cities — in collaboration with other real estate partners — beginning in the second quarter of 2022, with further large-scale expansion planned through 2024.
MetaMedia, Howie Mandel’s Alevy Productions and Super 78 Studios are partnering to bring Magic Screen, the world’s first interactive platform for animated and live content, to cinemas and other out-of-home venues around the world.
CES+ has installed remote services and digital cinema technologies at the movie chain CineXT’s theatres in Manta and Quito, Ecuador.
Kinema, which calls itself a cinematic experience platform, has expanded its film library to a total of more than 60 new titles. New partners include Magnolia Pictures, Greenwich Entertainment, Abramorama, Cargo Releasing, Frameline, Film Movement and Well Go USA. The rollout of the new titles, all of which have experienced global film festival recognition and critically acclaimed industry reviews, will continue this summer into the late fall.
Spotlight Cinema Networks announced today that Look Dine-In Cinemas has joined its exhibitor network and that Spotlight will serve as its exclusive cinema advertising sales representative. According to Spotlight, the partnership with an innovator of in-theatre dining, Brian Schultz, reinforces its position as the cinema advertising leader in reaching the 21+ adult demographic through its nationwide network of art houses, luxury, and dine-in exhibitors.