“Severtson Corporation started in 1986, literally in our house,” said founder Ron Severtson. “Better known now as Severtson Screens, our first job was with Arizona’s Williams Air Force Base in response to the Air Force’s need to find both a quality optical coating and a uniform application process for the interior of their domed flight simulators.”
Severtson Screens will feature its SAT-4K cinema screen line during Kino Expo 2016, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from September 19-23 at the Expofurum Congress Center. The SAT-4K is now shipping.
Severtson Screens has announced new microperf options that are now available for its folded SēVision 3D GX line of cinema projection screens. The line will be featured during CinéShow 2016, held in Dallas from August 29-31 at the Hotel InterContinental Dallas.
Classic Cinemas’ Classic Charlestown theatre in St Charles, Illinois recently enlarged its auditorium one screen by 126 percent and now delivers images over 53-feet across in a wall-to-wall scope presentation. CineActive Solutions was hired to ensure the screen met DCI-specified light levels.
Harkness Screens has launched its new storytelling animated characters, the Harklets. Designed to help educate and inform the movie industry in a simple and fun way, the Harklets are set to tackle a number of cinema-related subjects starting with the Harkness 3D digital surveying service, Reality Capture.
Harkness Screens has agreed to become the exclusive global partner and commercial licensee of Highlands Technologies Solutions’ Qalif light measurement products for commercial cinema.
Harkness has installed its Clarus screen at a TOHO Cinemas extra large screen auditorium by TOHO Cinemas at an eight-screen multiplex in Umeda, Osaka, the first site to use a Clarus screen in Japan.
Harkness Screens has revealed plans to transition from its existing standard perforation pattern to a new pattern for their leading screen surfaces.
Harkness Screens has launched its fourth tool in the Digital Screen App family: the Digital Screen Verifier.
Harkness Screens will run its second Harkness Academy at Cinemacon 2015 in Las Vegas.
After its first Academy held in 2014, which had an attendance of more than 100 people, this year’s free one-day event outside of the main body of Cinemacon programming will again be hosted by Harkness’ Technical Specialists. The Academy will highlight some of the major issues relating to presentation faced by exhibitors and showcase forward thinking solutions to these.