Cinema Projection


Christie Unveils Upgraded RGB Pure Laser Projectors

by Artem Alekseenko

Christie debuts energy-efficient RGB pure laser projectors and showcases its range of innovative cinema solutions at the 12th annual CinemaCon conference in Las Vegas.

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Links Week Commencing 20th September 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Luxexcel and Optiswiss announce cooperation for 3D …

Tags:3D printing| Apple| Barco| Cinema Projection| Curved Displays| Desktop Monitors| Eyewear| Game Playing| HP Inc| iOS (Apple)| MiniLED| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Sharp/NEC Completes Cinema Projector Portfolio with New NEC NC2443ML

by Artem Alekseenko

Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the newest addition to its range of modular laser cinema projectors – the NEC NC2443ML. This projector model uses RB laser technology, providing crisp, nearly speckle-free images …

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Don’t Forget Projectors

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Projectors? Are they still around? Does anybody use them any more? Projection Mapping on the Park MGM Hotel in Las Vegas to introduce Britany Spears upcoming show. (Credit: PaintScaping and Nationwide Video) The answer …

Tags:Barco| Christie| Cinema Projection| Epson| Home Cinema| NEC| PLF (Premium Large Format) Cinema| Projection Mapping| sony

DCI Takes First Step to Define HDR Cinema

by Chris Chinnock

The Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) group was formed at the beginning of the film-to-digital transition to help develop the specifications and interchange formats needed for an orderly transition. Now, it has released a statement …

Tags:Cinema Projection| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LED Cinema| Testing| Vol 25 - Issue 28

Cinionic Explains Move to L/P for Premium Small Format

by Bob Raikes

Cinionic is the company that has been established by Barco, Appotronic and others (Barco/Appotronics J/V Has a New Name) to develop the cinema business. Cinionic also didn’t show the new technology for projection Project …

Tags:Barco| CineEurope 2018| Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 26

Wanda and Christie Establish Cinema Technology R&D Lab in China

by Andrew Fenn

Digital cinema projection and audio technology firm, Christie, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with cinema group Wanda Film Holding, a subsidiary of Wanda Group, to jointly establish an R&D centre …

Tags:China| Christie| Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 16

Christie Moves RGB Projection to Mainstream

by Bob Raikes

Christie introduced the Christie CP4325-RGB ‘pure laser’ cinema projector, intended to deliver a premium movie-going experience to mainstream theatres. Output is 22,000 lumens in standard mode with 2,000:1 contrast or 17,250 lumens in high …

Tags:Christie| Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Vol 24 - Issue 47

Barco Looks to Joint Venture for Digital Cinema

by Bob Raikes

Barco announced a big change in its approach to the digital cinema market in an announcement and webinar with CEO, Jan de Witte, on Monday morning. We took advantage of being in the same …

Tags:Barco| Cinema Projection| Laser Phosphor Projectors| PLF (Premium Large Format) Cinema| Vol 24 - Issue 46

VR Solution for Reviewing Multi-Screen Theatrical Configurations Described

by Chris Chinnock

Kyunghan Lee from KAI Inc. and Sungmin Cho from the Korean Film Council described a VR project they are working on to model multi-screen theatrical configurations. They started by noting two examples: the Barco …

Tags:Cinema Projection| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SMPTE 2017| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 41

TI Describes Method to Achieve Variable Frame Rates in Cinemas

by Chris Chinnock

Tim Ryan from TI’s DLP Cinema group gave a presentation on the way DLP cinema projectors can offer variable frame rates. The projectors can run at various frame rates already, but require time to …

Tags:Cinema Projection| DLP| HFR - High Frame Rate| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE 2017| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 24 - Issue 41

Dolby contrast

Dolby Describes Theater Contrast Model and Measurement Data

by Chris Chinnock

Marty Richards of Dolby Laboratories presented a model for evaluating the actual contrast in a theater and then validated this model by showing data from several Dolby Vision theaters. The effort is similar to …

Tags:Cinema Projection| Contrast| Dolby Vision| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 41