Arts Alliance Media has announced a strategic partnership with Digital Cinema United, a specialist in digital cinema package production and delivery. The two companies are working together to deploy a combined theatre management system and eDelivery service.
Vista has launched the first version of Vista Cloud, a new generation of scalable cloud-hosted cinema software, fully managed by Vista. The platform will initially be available to select customers, before being made more widely available in 2022. The company says that Vista Cloud signifies a major evolution of Vista’s software, with the full suite of Vista functionality being transformed into Vista Cloud.
PVR Cinemas has installed Cinionic’s Giant Screen technology in its flagship site in Priya, India. The move comes as part of an urban rehabilitation initiative by PVR of its heritage location providing audiences thrilling cinematic experiences combined with the latest in premium cinema amenities and innovation. Priya’s new premium P[XL] auditorium powered by CGS, has a 19-meter (62-foot) giant screen, and features the latest laser projection. The PVR P[XL] at Priya is the first powered by CGS cinema in India.
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.
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.
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.