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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 …

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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) …

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Omdia: PVOD v cinema trends varying by market

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Omdia said that PVOD v cinema trends varying by geographical market. The research was conducted around the release for Mulan. What We Think The cinema business is heading for an existential …

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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 …

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What Bob Saw on the Net 09/04/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Nintendo …

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HDR Cinema Screen Update from Display Summit 2018

by Chris Chinnock

The morning of October 3rd was devoted to discussing the technology and related issues around creating an HDR solution for cinema. Dan Cryan from IHS started the session by giving an overview of the …

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B&B Theatres to Open First ScreenX Theatre in Midwestern US

by Andrew Fenn

B&B Theatres’ new Liberty 12 cinema opens in Missouri, United States on July 12th, featuring ScreenX multi-projection theatre technology. This is one of four new ScreenX installations planned through 2019, as part of a …

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IMax Upgrades Laser Projector

by Chris Chinnock

About two years ago, IMax launched a laser projector solution call GT that is a dual laser solution for the large screens in an IMax theater. At CinemaCon, they announced the next generation of …

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4DX Hits 500-Screen Milestone

by Andrew Fenn

CJ 4DPLEX has installed its 500th 4DX screen (4DX Theater Updates) with the launch of its newest location at Pathé Belle Épine Cinema in Thiais, France. With this opening, more than 61,000 4DX seats …

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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 …

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