3D Cinema


The Home of The First 360-Degree Immersive LED Visualization Cinema

by Artem Alekseenko

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) took an important step forward in heralding a new cinematic experience for the future by establishing the Visualisation Research Centre recently. The Centre is home to the world’s first 360-degree immersive LED …

Tags:3D Cinema| Stereo 3D

Update on Arcadia Cinema

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Last week I wrote about a PLF cinema facility in Italy that was upgrading to 100,000 lumens with an extra laser light source to show the new Avatar movie (Arcadia Cinema: …

Tags:3D Cinema| 6p Laser| Italy| Laser Projectors

Updates in anticipation of Avatar release

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In preparation for the release of Avatar:The Way of Water, we’ve seen a small flurry of activity. Barco sent out guidance to cinema operators of its projectors with details of the …

Tags:3D Cinema| Dolby| IMAX

Shenzen Timewaying Technology Wins DCI Approval

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Shenzen Timewaying Technology has been granted DCI approval for its LA4K-20 display. The test used a Dolby Vision IMB and the system is the second from the firm to be approved, …

Tags:3D Cinema| 4K DCI| DCI Compliance| LED Cinema

RealD wins German patent battle

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced TV reported that RealD has won a patent battle with LightSpeed over the firm’s DepthQ CineBright two-beam system. A court in Düsseldorf, Germany found that LightSeed had infringed on RealD’s …

Tags:3D Cinema| Germany| Litigation| Patents| RealD

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8K Camera Enables New Multi-Purpose Movie Workflow

by Chris Chinnock

The use of 8K camera for film or movie capture is not new, but their use to create the three-screen content for a ScreenX or 4DX theater is new. According to CJ 4DPlex, the …

Tags:3D Cinema| PLF (Premium Large Format) Cinema| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

GTC Releases White Paper on Silver screens for Lasers.

by Bob Raikes

What They Say GTC Industries based in Mumbai, India, (Galalite Screens) sent us a white paper that explains its screen technology that is intended to minimise speckle and optimise image quality in 2D and …

Tags:3D Cinema| 6p Laser| Laser Projectors| Projection Screens

RealD wins Euro 3D patent battle

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced Television reported that RealD has successfully finalised its patent dispute with Volfoni of France and appeals have been withdrawn, the site said. The dispute covered patents EP2067066, EP2469336 and EP2846180. …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D Cinema| Litigation| Patents

Supercines Selects Santa Clara and Volfoni as 3D Tech Providers

by Andrew Fenn

Volfoni, a European provider of 3D technology, has partnered with Santa Clara Poltronas, a Brazilian cinema system integrator, to supply Supercines with 3D hardware systems across all its cinema locations in Ecuador. Volfoni has …

Tags:3D Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 37

CineEurope 2018 Roundup

by Bob Raikes

Christie believes that the future is pure laser and, in contrast to Cinionic and Sony has decided not to offer Laser Phosphor in the cinema market. The company told us that pricing is at …

Tags:3D Cinema| Christie| CineEurope 2018| Cinema| Dolby| Large Display Monitor| NEC| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 26

A Visit with IMax’s David Keighley

by Chris Chinnock

I am out in LA for DisplayWeek, but came in early for some extra meetings. One of them was to visit with David Keighley, President and Chief Quality Officer at IMax, and to get …

Tags:3D Cinema| Cinema| Cinema IMAX| Laser Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 20

MPAA: 3D Cinema Has Hit an Eight-Year Low

by Bob Raikes

Each year, the Motion Picture Association of America produces a report on the development of the cinema business, globally. Despite the increasing number of options for seeing content, the cinema remains a popular option …

Tags:3D Cinema| Cinema| Vol 25 - Issue 16