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

IMAX Acquires Streaming Technology Company SSIMWAVE Inc.

by Artem Alekseenko

IMAX Corporation announced it has acquired SSIMWAVE Inc., a leader in AI-driven video quality solutions for media and entertainment companies. The move marks a significant expansion of IMAX’s strategy to deliver the highest quality …

Tags:IMAX| Mergers & Acquisitions

Only the Best Will Thrive on the Theater, Home Screen

by Andy Marken

Everyone is doing their darndest to make sure that Covid stays in 2020. Children are back in school (50% of the time) and the goal this fall will be full time … probably. “I’m …

Tags:Cinema| IMAX| Streaming Video

IMax to triple Japanese screens

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO of IMax said that it expects a strong rebound after the pandemic in Japan and plans to almost triple (from 39 now to 100) …

Tags:Barco| Cinema going| IMAX| Japan| PLF (Premium Large Format) Cinema

Links Round-up Week Ending 19th Feb 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. Modder Adds Ray Tracing to Super Mario …

Tags:Augmented Reality| China| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| IMAX| MMD (AOC Philips)| Nintendo Consoles| ray tracing| Samsung| Virtual Reality

IMax Enhanced Scheme Unveils First Batch of Certified Devices

by Andrew Fenn

The first batch of certified IMax Enhanced audiovisual equipment has been revealed, following the announcement of the scheme last month. Five of Sony’s TVs and nine of its projectors are on the list, alongside …

Tags:Back Panel| IMAX| Large Display Monitor| Testing| Vol 25 - Issue 38

IMax and DTS Launch Joint Certification and Licensing Programme

by Andrew Fenn

IMAX and DTS have announced a new home entertainment partnership and launched the IMax Enhanced programme. The new certification and licensing programme combines the highest-end consumer electronics products with IMax digitally remastered Ultra HD …

Tags:audio| Home Cinema| IMAX| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 34