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QSC is the cinema leader of complete D-cinema audio technology under one brand. Complete QSC B-chain solutions provide the very best play back for Digital Cinema, for both feature release and alternative content. QSC system designs offer remote monitor and control of cinema complex sound systems integrated into the D-cinema network infrastructure. With 40 years in the pro audio business QSC provides innovative solutions that integrate, signal processing, amplification and loudspeakers seamlessly to provide both exhibitors and cinema patrons a true D-cinema experience.
Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For four decades Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers. Based in San Francisco with European headquarters in England, the company has entertainment industry liaison offices in New York and Los Angeles, and licensing liaison offices in London, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.
Moving Image Technologies manufacturers and markets a full complement of cinema exhibition equipment and services to support the industry’s transition to digital cinema, including: custom engineering, systems design, integration, digital technology solutions for 3D, digital cinema, pre-feature on-screen advertising and components. Moving Image Technologies’ mission is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working to provide the best presentation tools for the cinema exhibition industry.
Meyer Sound makes the finest loudspeakers for high-performance digital cinema applications, including VIP auditoriums and screening rooms.  Ideally suited for both feature movies as well as alternative content.  Meyer Sound is devoted to meeting the needs of exhibition, film post-production, music studios and sound reinforcement professionals with the finest audio systems available. 
Ballantyne Strong Inc. is a provider of digital cinema projection equipment, screens and services as well as specialty lighting equipment. The Company supplies major and independent theater chains, top arenas, theme parks and architectural sites around the world. Ballantyne Strong is a value added reseller of major brands that include BARCO, NEC, Doremi, GDC, USL, Dolby and QSC. Excellent products coupled with Strong Technical Services providing installation, integration, NOC (Network Operation Center) and field service. Ballantyne Strong Inc.is a true turn-key provider for sales and service to cinema chains of all sizes.
Unique Digital kick-started the digital cinema advertising revolution in Europe. Following the conversion of all Norwegian screens for digital advertising in 2002, and their move into providing full Digital Cinema solutions, the company's technology has been installed in over 1500 screens in Europe. Unique Digital Ltd. is an active member of SAWA (Screen Advertising World Association) and holds a seat on the digital sub committee. Unique Digital Ltd. today operates out of London and Dublin.
Harman International leverages the combined technical leadership and worldwide distribution networks of JBL Professional and Crown International to provide the most innovative digital audio systems available. JBL Cinema loudspeaker systems are the market leaders from sound stages and post production rooms to theatres worldwide. The new “next generation” ScreenArray® Series feature the latest JBL technical innovations. Crown DSi, Digital Screen Series, amplifiers provide the full range of power, while incorporating all digital processing required for the JBL cinema speakers, creating the perfect integrated digital theatre sound system.
NEC Display Solutions’ Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today. These 3D-capable models enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images regardless of screen size, while simplifying theater management and reducing costs. All of NEC's digital cinema projectors meet DCI specifications for performance and reliability, meeting the requirements of today’s cinema industry. NEC also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-82” LCD displays and multimedia projectors, for lobbies, concessions and concourses.
Technicolor Digital Cinema has been a pioneer in the advancement of digital cinema initiatives.  By working side-by-side with content providers as a technology enabler and service provider, Technicolor is utilizing its industry knowledge and expertise to develop solutions for technologies and standards to facilitate the global commercialization of digital cinema.  With locations worldwide, Technicolor offers the most comprehensive set of digital cinema services including content mastering, satellite & physical distribution, digital key management, and fulfillment services for accessories such as 3D glasses—all supported by a 24/7 multilingual customer call center.  Technicolor has mastered and distributed features for every major studio, currently serving cinemas in 35 countries, and operates the largest digital cinema satellite footprint in the industry.  Additionally, Technicolor delivers pre-show advertising content via its satellite distribution network to over 6,000 screens weekly.
Ymagis is a leading provider Digital Cinema services in Europe including VPF management, postproduction, DCP & KDM servicing, and digital cinema installation and maintenance.  Ymagis has deployed digital systems in cinemas under VPF representing close to 2,800 screens throughout Europe with both exhibition circuits and art house independents cinemas. Since 2014, Ymagis operates, through its subsidiary Smartjog Ymagis Logistics, the largest e-delivery network for cinema content in Europe, using both satellite capacity and ADSL/fiber lines. Ymagis has also become a software house, providing innovative solutions such as a theatre management system and a full electrical automation system.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 4,000 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.158 billion euros in 2013.
Today, amongst the handful of companies across the world that are working to fulfil the exacting needs of DCI, there are fewer still that look beyond. Qube Cinema is committed to creating a seamless world of Digital Cinema with products that are innovative, powerful, reliable and cost-effective. Qube Cinema is a company with a passion for cinema and a thorough understanding of film, video, audio and computer technology along with vast experience in the production, post-production and exhibition industries - a unique combination of expertise that has helped in the development of the company's digital cinema technology.
London-based Arts Alliance Media is the worldwide leader in digital cinema.  The company offers industry-leading cinema software solutions; financing solutions for digital conversion; installation, maintenance and support for digital cinema systems; management and delivery of content to cinemas; and world-class event cinema.
As one of the world's leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets, GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”) has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers, projection and 3D systems worldwide. GDC Tech is currently the largest supplier of digital cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of digital cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Mexico, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, China and India. GDC Tech is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group. 
Bardan Cinema has been a leader in cinema equipment sales in Latin America and the Caribbean for over 40 years. With a well-established reputation and broad customer base that spans independent boutique theaters to large multiplexes, Bardan provides total solutions and services ranging from cinema design, equipment sales, installation, monitoring and VPF implementation. In collaboration with D-Cinema NOC, Bardan now offers comprehensive 24/7/365 proactive monitoring and remote support to exhibitors throughout the region.
KenCast continues to enhance its cinema offerings to meet the latest requirements in the way major Hollywood studios and entertainment vendors distribute content to theaters. KenCast has enabled delivery for the DCDC (Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition), the joint venture satellite distribution operation between AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros.  Powering the DCDC platform, KenCast has served 17,000 screens across 1,200 venues in North America and elsewhere.  KenCast provides ad splicing, 4K HEVC decoding, live event and file workflow management, large cinema movie file delivery and live-event streaming to theaters, homes, ships at sea and mobile devices with their EdgeSpan CinemaPro® appliance and the EdgeSpan Enterprise server.  Check out the KenCast digital cinema blog.


Sonic Equipment Company is a one stop provider for all of your Digital Cinema needs. From site survey to install, our knowledgeable staff is there with you.  Our certified and bonded technicians will work you and your staff through the install and training. Be sure to ask us about our Digital Service options. From digital conversions to building new theatres, our company is your best choice. We have been building and renovating theatres for more than 20 years across the Midwest. This experience allows us to be there with you from consultation to your grand opening. Call us today or follow us on the web.
USL, Inc., a global supplier of quality cinema products, is celebrating its 30th year of pioneering technical advancements for the motion picture industry.  In 1997, USL received an Academy Technical Achievement Award for its PSA Light meter.  Today, USL engages in the research, development and manufacture of cinema audio equipment, cinema visual and audio test equipment, and digital cinema integrated media blocks.  USL’s equipment and products are used by major cinema circuits, independent theaters, production companies, and sound stages.  USL’s cinema equipment is sold and used in every country in the world.
With over 17,000 systems in the market, Sony Digital Cinema 4K technology lets movie goers experience exceptional picture quality from every seat in the cinema – with spectacular detail, contrast and colour on any size of screen. Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems give audiences a more immersive, emotionally engaging visual experience you simply can't get at home – in 2D or with a choice of smooth, easy on the eye 3D solutions. Sony 4K offers four times the resolution of an HD TV or previous-generation 2K digital cinema.  It’s captured the imagination of audiences and industry alike, winning Hollywood’s commitment as underlined by 4K releases from studios such as Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, and Sony Pictures. It has also won the support of Hollywood heavyweights like Christopher Nolan (“Dark Knight Rises”, “Inception”), David Fincher (“The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo”) and Harald  Zwart (“Karate Kid”), who have all released recent blockbusters in the 4K format.  The only manufacturer currently deploying 4K projection systems in volume, Sony serves many of the world’s biggest and most prestigious cinema chains, as well as small independent screens and art house cinemas.
MasterImage 3D, LLC is a stereoscopic 3D technology company that provides pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, television and handheld devices. With systems installed in 38 countries worldwide, MasterImage offers audiences the best 3D image experience, while providing exhibitors with a compelling ownership-based pricing model.
2013 marks the introduction of the S2K models specifically designed for small screens less than 35 feet. The S2K models feature the same performance as the next generation projectors with the Series 2 electronics platform from DLP Cinema.  The new S2K projectors will display images in 2K and will feature the leading attributes for which DLP Cinema is known...precise colors, brightness and contrast complaint to the DCI specifications; and proven reliability.  In addition, the new S2K models feature High Frame Rate capability.  Affordability and reliability for small screens is no longer a vision...it’s a reality from the DLP Cinema licensed partners (Barco, Christie and NEC).  The most important benefit to exhibitors and audiences is images in DLP Cinema S2K, 2K and Enhanced 4K are displayed in exact colors.  But you don’t have to take our word. The DLP Cinema team received the 2009 Academy® Scientific and Engineering Award for Color Accuracy.  For unsurpassed reliability with unmatched brightness and the most options in resolution and pricing, make the right choice – DLP Cinema – the worldwide leader in digital cinema
Cinema Equipment and Supplies offers a full range of state-of-the-art cinema products and services to outfit your theater with the latest and greatest in the most cost-effective manner. From 3D projection systems to 3D sound, TMS solutions to remote monitoring, CES has you covered. As global leaders in the industry, CES has factory-certified technicians that are fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and have installed over 1,000 digital cinema systems in over 17 different countries.  
USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available. USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps, USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.
Doremi is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of digital cinema servers and mastering stations. Doremi’s DCP-2000 was the first commercially available server capable of playing JPEG2000 digital movies conforming to DCI specifications. With its technological head start, Doremi has over 50,000 servers installed worldwide, and continues to develop and introduce new products for theater owners as they transition to all digital exhibition.
Cinevise was launched in 2009 to provide the best possible service to our clients by unlocking the full potential of digital cinema through IT Networking. Our vendor-certified expert staff at our Network Operations Center (NOC) draws on over 30 years of experience in both Cinema and Information Technology and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Intellectual Property Portfolio in the United States —Oct 9, 2014
MasterImage 3D, a worldwide leader in 3D display technologies for digital cinema, challenged the validity of four of RealD’s 3D polarization patents by filing five petitions for Inter Partes Review (IPR) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. MasterImage 3D asserts that RealD’s patents claim to have invented techniques that have been well-known for decades and should never have been granted.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Barco’s Laser Projector Wins Lumière™ Award from the International 3D Society, in Recognition of its ‘Innovation and Impact —Sep 26, 2014
Digital cinema leader Barco proudly announces that its 4K laser-illuminated projector has won a ‘Technology and New Product’ Award from the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society. With the award, which was presented during a gala luncheon at Paramount Pictures (Hollywood) on Wednesday last, the Society recognizes Barco’s laser projector technology for its superb technology, which will help drive the digital cinema industry forward. For Barco, the award is proof that its efforts to take cinema to the next level are clearly paying off.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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MasterImage’s High-Brightness HORIZON3D Cinema System Receives 2014 Technology Award from International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society —Sep 24, 2014
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society honored nineteen companies and organizations today for “Advancing the Entertainment Industry through Technology,” during the Society’s 5th Annual Entertainment Technology and New Product Awards ceremony held at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
Volfoni 3D Wins Prestigious International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society Technology Award —Sep 24, 2014
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society awarded this week, nineteen companies on the occasion of the Society’s 5th Annual Technology Awards held at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. This ceremony celebrates the people, the organizations and the technologies breaking new grounds in entertainment and media.  Full Release
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society Announces its 2014 Technology Award Winners —Sep 24, 2014
The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society honored nineteen companies and organizations today for “Advancing the Entertainment Industry through Technology,” during the Society’s 5th Annual Entertainment Technology and New Product Awards luncheon ceremony held at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Utility Model Patent Application in Russia —Sep 22, 2014
MasterImage 3D, a worldwide leader in 3D display technologies for digital cinema, challenged the validity of RealD’s utility model (UM) patent in Russia by filing an appeal before the Chamber for Patent Dispute.  MasterImage 3D specifically asserts that RealD’s utility model patent fails to meet the requirments for patent protection in Russia.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
Volfoni 3D Contests the Validity of RealD's Utility Model Patent in Russia —Sep 17, 2014
Volfoni, the global 3D technology solutions leader and creator of the groundbreaking 3D cinema system, SmartCrystal™ Diamond, confirmed today that it will vigorously challenge RealD's Utility Model (UM) patent in Russia. Volfoni has started the process to invalidate RealD’s UM patent at the Chamber for Patent Disputes of the Russian Patent Office. Volfoni strongly believes RealD's Russian UM patent does not bring any innovation to 3D technology, nor to any of Volfoni's internationally filed patent applications.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Official Sponsor and Supplier for Kino Expo 2014 —Sep 16, 2014
This marks the fifth year in a row that XPAND is a part of this important event for Russian cinema business. 16th Kino Expo International Convention and Trade Fair will be held in St. Petersburg, September 22-26 2014. 
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Asia Cinema Installs Volfoni's Smartcrystal™ Diamond as the Official 3D-Technology for Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures Releasing’s Shared Showroom in Moscow. —Sep 15, 2014
The most elegant, portable, and brightest, passive advanced 3D-systems - Volfoni's SmartCrystal Diamond™, (SCD) will help present all of the esteemed Studios' upcoming releases.  Full Release
Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance Presents Technologies for Spatial Movie Production at IBC 2014 —Sep 9, 2014
The Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance, leading provider of future-oriented solutions for an enhanced digital media and digital cinema workflow, will be demonstrating its latest technologies at IBC 2014, stand 8.B80, as a result of the completion of its Spatial-AV project. This project is the Alliance’s initiative to automate the procedures of 3D production and provide intelligent, modular, multi-sensory recording and production systems for immersive audio-visual media.  Full Release
Pete Ludé Joins RealD —Sep 9, 2014
Global visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today that prominent executive Pete Ludé has joined the company as Senior Vice President.  Full Release
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Vue Entertainment International Switches 400 Cinema Screens to Sony 3D —Sep 1, 2014
Leading cinema operator Vue Entertainment International is converting up to 400 of its Sony 4K projection systems at screens in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Denmark to Sony Digital Cinema 3D.  The phased conversion process is scheduled to start in September this year. It will extend over a three to four year time period, covering a total of 394 screens across the group’s Vue and CinemaxX branded European estate.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
XpanD 3D Continues to Be Exclusive 3D Supplier with Venice Film Festival —Aug 27, 2014
XPAND 3D will be providing its industry leading 3D cinema technology for the upcoming 71st Venice Film festival. The 71st Venice International Film Festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will run on Venice Lido from 27th August to 6th September 2014, directed by Alberto Barbera.  Full Release
Volfoni Exhibits at China's BIRTV, Confirms Chinese Patent Status —Aug 26, 2014
The global leader in 3D technology, Volfoni, proudly announces their participation in this year's BIRTV conference (Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition), heldAugust 27th-30th at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China. As one of the most influential conferences in the broadcasting industry in Asia, BIRTV focuses on content, and gathers the latest developments and global inspiration for technical innovation.  Full Release
RealD Equips First Screens in Kazakhstan with RealD 3D —Aug 19, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD)announced today that it has entered the Kazakhstan market for the first time after securing a deal with leading cinema circuit Chaplin Cinemas. The agreement will see RealD’s premium 3D technology installed in seven cinema screens across Chaplin Mango Cinema (two screens) and new flagship multiplex, Chaplin Mega Park (five screens), with the first of the screens expected to open later this month.  Full Release
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South Korea’s MEGABOX Selects MasterImage 3D as 3D Digital Cinema Partner —Jun 25, 2014
MEGABOX, one of South Korea’s largest cinema chains, today will debut the first MI-HORIZON3D system in South Korea for the opening of Transformers: Age of Extinction. Following the successful installation of the high-brightness, premium MI-HORIZON3D, MEGABOX will continue to deploy systems throughout the year. The MI-HORIZON3D is the innovative new three-beam optical system based on MasterImage 3D’s patented cinema technologies. It is designed from the ground-up to project the industry’s most complete 3D presentation: high-brightness light efficiency, wider color gamut for vivid presentation and superior image clarity that pops off the screen.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD Named 3D Technology Provider for the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival —Jun 21, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announcedtoday it has been selected as the 3D technology provider for the closing film of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) on June 22, Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” from Paramount Pictures.  For the second year in a row, RealD has been selected to provide its technology to support the gala screening of SIFF, one of the most important film events in Asia.  Full Release
U.S. Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Volfoni Is Dismissed —Jun 17, 2014
Worldwide leader in 3D technology Volfoni announced today that RealD agreed to dismiss the U.S. patent lawsuit against Volfoni in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  Full Release
RealD Issues Statement Regarding Misrepresentations and Misleading Claims Made by Volfoni —Jun 17, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) has issued a statement to correct misinformation and to clarify misrepresentations made in a press release regarding the RealD XL Cinema System intellectual property rights and RealD’s decision to dismiss the U.S. patent lawsuit against Volfoni in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Debuts Industry’s Brightest 3D Digital Cinema System —Jun 16, 2014
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theatres, announced today their brightest 3D system yet. The new MI-HORIZON3D redefines premium 3D experiences reaching 33% light efficiency, where as previous systems never exceeded 28% light efficiency.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
Volfoni presents SmartCrystal™ Diamond at CineEurope 2014 —Jun 6, 2014
At this year's CineEurope in Barcelona June 17th - 19th, Volfoni will showcase their game-changing 3D cinema system: SmartCrystal™ Diamond. First announced at CineAsia in December 2013, this system follows the success of their previous 3D systems (SmartCrystal™ Cinema Vertical and Horizontal), which are already installed in over 1000 locations worldwide.  Full Release
Volfoni at Kinorinok 2014 in Sochi —May 27, 2014
Next week, Volfoni proudly continues its official 3D partnership with Kinorinok, Russia's International Film Market now in its 94th year. This edition of Kinorinok is held in Sochi, Russia on June 2nd, 2014. It's one of the biggest events for all members of the film industry in Russia, with more than 1000 representatives from the largest companies in the film industry. Volfoni's participation is a testament to our growing presence in Russia, as we are currently the 3rd largest 3D provider in the country.  Full Release
RealD and the Space Cinema Announce Extended Agreement Including Additional 40 RealD Cinema System Installations —May 12, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and leading Italian theatrical exhibitor, THE SPACE CINEMA, announced today an extended agreement to install an additional 40 RealD 3D Cinema Systems at THE SPACE CINEMA locations throughout Italy. When combined with the approximately 100 RealD 3D equipped THE SPACE CINEMA auditoriums today, the number of RealD 3D installations across THE SPACE CINEMA locations will be in total more than 140. New RealD Cinema System installations have begun and are expected to be completed by this summer.  Full Release
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Christie ‘Powers’ World Premiere of X-Men at the Jacob Javits Convention Center —May 8, 2014
Christie® has been selected by preferred partner Digital Media Systems (DMS) to provide the 3D digital cinema projection technology for the world premiere of 20th Century Fox’s film X-Men: Days of Future Past on Saturday, May 10. DMS will transform the River Pavilion at the Jacob Javits Convention Center into a state-of-the-art, fully equipped theater to screen the highly anticipated X-Men sequel, with two Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors lighting up a 26-foot by 62-foot screen with bright, vivid images and 4K resolution.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Christie’s Mirage 4K Projector Screens Trumbull’s ‘UFOTOG’ Premiere in 3D 4K at 120 Frames Per Second —May 8, 2014
Filmmaker and Visual Effects legend Douglas Trumbull is partnering with Christie® on May 11 to premiere UFOTOG, a dramatic 10-minute experimental sci-fi story about a lone man attempting to photograph UFOs. Directed by Trumbull and created in 4K 3D at 120 frames per second (fps), the short film will be screened on a Christie® Mirage 4K35, the world’s first and only 4K DLP® resolution projector running at a true 120Hz, at the Seattle Cinerama Theater’s 2nd Annual Sci-Fi Film Festival.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
DSAT Cinema at the Heart of the Live 3D Pope Canonization Ceremony of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II —Apr 27, 2014
Movie theatres part of the DSAT network and located in several European countries screened in live for the first time an official papal ceremony through the immersive experience of 3D.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Receives Patent Approval for Innovative High-Brightness, Cinematic 3D Imaging Process —Apr 23, 2014
MasterImage 3D, provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices, today announced the approval by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) of its key patents 10-1387096 and 10-1387097.  Worldwide patent applications are in progress.  The patented, ground-breaking technology enables high-brightness 3D image projection in cinemas using a three-beam optical system.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Dolby: The Best of Sight and Sound at CinemaCon 2014 —Mar 24, 2014
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) returns to CinemaCon® 2014 (Caesars Palace, Milano Ballroom III) this week to highlight the best in cinema audio and imaging. On the audio side, the company will be highlighting Dolby Atmos, which will soon be featured in more than 600 screens worldwide, in part by new installations planned with Indonesia’s Lippo Group (Cinemaxx). On the imaging side, Barco and Christie Digital Systems will be showcasing their latest laser projection capabilities with Dolby® 3D for brighter, crisper 3D images.

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RealD and Wanda Cinema Sign Agreement to Add 780 RealD 3D Cinema Systems Across China —Mar 24, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology licensor RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and China’s largest movie theatre circuit, Wanda Cinema Line Corporation, announced today an extended agreement to install an additional 780 RealD 3D Cinema Systems at Wanda locations.  Full Release
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Cinemaxx selects MasterImage 3D for Rollout of 3D Screens in Indonesia —Mar 24, 2014
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced today a partnership with Cinemaxx, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s Lippo Group, to provide 3D cinema systems to support Cinemaxx’s rollout of cineplexes across Indonesia.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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See the Brightness at CinemaCon 2014 —Mar 21, 2014
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced today the worldwide commercial availability of the MI-HORIZON3D, high-brightness, 3D digital cinema system.  Recognized for providing bright 3D without sacrificing image quality, the MI-HORIZON3D is designed for theaters interested in providing a premium movie-going experience.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Christie to Demo Breakthrough 3D Cinema Technology for Premium Cinema Experiences with Latest “6-Primary” 4K Laser Projector —Mar 3, 2014
Christie® today announced upcoming demonstrations of the world’s most advanced laser projection architecture and Dolby® 3D, to be held in the Christie Innovation Theaters throughout CinemaCon 2014 (Caesars Palace, March 24-27) and the National Association of Broadcasters NAB Show® (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 5-10).  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Appoints Luiz Fernando Morau to Lead Digital Cinema for Latin America Region —Jan 30, 2014
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a global leader in next-generation 3D solutions for cinema and display, today named Luiz Fernando Morau, Director of Business Development, with responsibility to lead its Latin America Region.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD TrueImage™ Image Enhancement Technology Debuts With ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ —Jan 9, 2014
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today that the company’s new 2D and 3D image enhancement technology, RealD TrueImage™, has been utilized during post-production of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM).  Full Release
Joint UNIC-EDCF Statement on Projector Light Level Specifications in Cinema Exhibition —Dec 10, 2013
The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) and the European Digital Cinema Forum (EDCF) encourage cinema projector manufacturers to supplement their light level specifications with detailed information about testing circumstances. To ensure comparability of these specifications, both organisations support the work of the task force on Brightness Measurement and Specification set up by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). 
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Harkness Screens Verifies Volfoni’s New Smartcrystal™ Diamond High Light Efficiency —Dec 10, 2013
Harkness Screens the world’s leading manufacturer of projection surfaces for cinema and thought- has leaders in on-screen brightness recently carried out an independent verification of the new Volfoni SmartCrystal™ Diamond Passive 3D system.  Full Release
Volfoni Shines Bright – Like A Diamond – at Cineasia 2013 —Dec 9, 2013
At this year's CineAsia conference in Hong Kong, Volfoni is proud to present a game-changer in 3D cinema equipment: Smart Crystal™ Diamond. Backed by a worldwide presence, and nearly a decade of manufacturing 3D solutions, Volfoni has invested heavily in R&D to reach this moment, all while continuing their commitment to affordable products and customer satisfaction.  Full Release
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug to Premiere at the Dolby Theatre in Dolby Atmos and Dolby 3D —Nov 27, 2013
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and the second installment in the Hobbit film trilogy, will hold its worldwide premiere at the Dolby Theatre® in Dolby® 3D and Dolby Atmos™ on Monday, December 2, 2013.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
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MasterImage 3D and China Film Equipment Co., Ltd Sign Agreement as 3D Cinema Systems for China’s Premium Market —Oct 23, 2013
Global 3D display technology leader MasterImage 3D, Inc and China Film Equipment Co., Ltd. (CFEC) announced today an agreement to market and distribute premium 3D cinema systems to over 30 provinces throughout China.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Lights Up ShowEast with Preview of New High Brightness 3D System —Oct 21, 2013
MasterImage 3D, Inc., today announced a new alternative for large-format cinemas seeking brighter 3D presentation with the introduction of its MI-HORIZON3D digital cinema system. 

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XPAND 3D Continues To Be 3D Supplier Of Choice For Prestigious Film Festivals At San Sebastian Film Festival —Sep 18, 2013
XPAND 3D will continue for the 5th year in a row to be the exclusive 3D supplier for the prestigious San Sebastian Film Festival.  Full Release
Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance¹s Spatial-AV Project Overcomes Technical and Cost Barriers for 3D Production —Sep 16, 2013
The Fraunhofer Digital Cinema Alliance, the driver of enhanced moving picture and audio experiences, today announces new developments and workflow solutions from its Spatial-AV Project, the Alliance¹s initiative to automate the procedures of 3D production and provide intelligent, modular, multi-sensory recording and production systems for immersive audio-visual media. One year into the Project¹s research and development efforts, Fraunhofer delivers the solutions to further combat technical production costs and enhance creative filmmaking in the era of 3D.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Official Sponsor and Supplier For Kino Expo 2013 —Sep 11, 2013
XPAND 3D will promote its 3D Passive Systems technology alongside sponsorship and supply of its world leading 3D technology at the 15th annual Kino Expo 2013.  Full Release
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USHIO America, Inc. Introduces State-of-the-Art Kooptech Washer and Dryer System for 3D Glasses —Sep 3, 2013
USHIO America Inc., is pleased to announce its alliance with Kooptech-Cinema for distribution in North and South America of their state-of-the-art 3D Glasses Washing and Drying System. The system’s flexibility accommodates all 3D Glasses Technologies available in the market today: IMAX, Dolby® 3D, Xpand, MasterImage, RealD, etc.  Full Release Past Ushio America Press Rels. Ushio America Dir. Page Ushio America Web Site
XPAND 3D To Receive Award For Innovation Of Amblyz™ Glasses at International 3D Society Awards —Aug 29, 2013
The 4th Annual International 3D Society Awards will recognize XPAND 3D with an award for industry innovation with their new product Amblyz™ Glasses.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Continues To Be Exclusive 3D Supplier With Venice Film Festival —Aug 24, 2013
XPAND 3D will be providing its industry leading 3D cinema technology for the world premiere of the much-anticipated film Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The 3D film will be screening on August 28th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema at the Lido, following the opening ceremony. Venice Film Festival will take place from August 28 til September 7th.  Full Release
RealD and UME International Cineplex Sign Exclusive 3D Cinema Agreement Expanding to 100 Screens Across China —Aug 22, 2013
Global 3D and visual technology licensor RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and UME International Cineplex announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on an additional 50 cinema screens across UME International Cineplex’s Northern China locations.  

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RealD and Cinemex Sign Exclusive 10-Year 3D Cinema Deal —Aug 7, 2013
Global 3D and visual technology licensor RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and Cinemex, Mexico’s second largest cinema exhibitor and the sixth largest cinema exhibitor in the world, today announced a 10-year agreement that will make RealD the exclusive circuit-wide 3D technology provider for Cinemex.  The agreement calls for approximately 700 auditoriums across the Cinemex circuit in Mexico to be equipped with RealD 3D technology, including the removal of approximately 540 alternative 3D systems that will be  replaced with RealD 3D within the next two years.  Full Release
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Qube Cinema True 4K 3D System Installed for Giant Screen at Air Force Museum Theater —Aug 1, 2013
Qube Cinema has once again partnered with D3D Cinema to install its single-server True 4K 3DTM system, this time at the newly renovated Air Force Museum Theater (AFMT) in Dayton, Ohio. The museum has upgraded from 15/70 film projection to the Qube XP-I server and dual Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) and is the fifth giant screen installation in North America to use this Qube system.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
XPAND Adds 40 New Passive 3D Systems in The Netherlands —Jun 27, 2013
The new XPAND passive 3D systems, and glasses, follow the successful deployment of XPAND active 3D systems in 23 ABC Cinema theatres throughout the Netherlands in 2009. All the systems are set to be installed before the end of this year.  Full Release
Volfoni introduces SmartCrystal™ Cinema Dual at CineEurope 2013 —Jun 26, 2013
At this year's CineEurope in Barcelona, Volfoni will showcase their latest advancement in passive 3D cinema technology: SmartCrystal™ Cinema Dual. This follows the success of their previous models (SmartCrystal™ Cinema Vertical and Horizontal), which are already installed in over 500 locations worldwide.  Full Release
XPAND 3D – World’s Global Leader In 3D Displays New Product for Its Passive 3D Systems at CineEurope 2013 —Jun 18, 2013
XPAND 3D – As the international market leader in 3D, XPAND 3D will showcase the world’s most extensive range of cinema solutions while displaying new products for their market leading Passive systems.  Full Release
RealD And Cinépolis Sign Extension Making RealD Exclusive Global 3D Technology Provider —Jun 6, 2013
Global 3D technology licensor RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and Cinépolis, the largest cinema exhibitor in Latin America and fourth largest exhibition circuit in the world, today announced the signing of an extension to their July 2008 agreement which names RealD the exclusive global 3D technology provider for the Cinépolis circuit.  Full Release
Volfoni at ShowCanada 2013 —May 23, 2013
Volfoni is pleased to announce its first official participation in ShowCanada, the conference for Canadian cinema exhibitors, held in St. John's, Newfoundland, May 28th-30th.  Full Release
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Christie Solaria Series Projectors Light Up the Warner Bros. World Premiere of “The Great Gatsby” in 3D at Avery Fisher Hall In New York City —May 6, 2013
The highly anticipated world premiere of Warner Bros. “The Great Gatsby” lit up the screen in brilliant 3D, thanks to Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors, which brought to life the splendor of the roaring twenties in rich, saturated colors and sharp, 4K-resolution. The star-studded event took place at Avery Fisher Hall, an iconic New York City venue at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
XPAND 3D Continues Partnership With Cannes Film Festival —May 4, 2013
This marks the fifth time XPAND 3D will be the exclusive 3D technical partner for the 66th Cannes Film Festival and XPAND 3D has renewed its partnership with the Festival through 2015.  XPAND 3D is equipping four screening theaters at the Festival, including the 2,400-seat Lumière auditorium, and nine screening rooms for the film market.  Full Release
RealD and Zhejiang Xingguang Cinema Circuit Sign Agreement to Install RealD 3D in 50 Cinema Auditoriums —Apr 30, 2013
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Zhejiang Xingguang Cinema Circuit today announced an agreement to equip 50 auditoriums across the Zhejiang Xingguang Cinema Circuit in China with RealD 3D technology. Installations across the Zhejiang Xingguang Cinema Circuit have already begun.  Full Release
RealD Opens Latin American Office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil —Apr 24, 2013
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading provider of 3D cinema technology, announced today that the company has opened its first office in Latin America.  Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the new bureau will focus on the company’s Cinema business and handle sales, customer service and operations for Latin America, including Central America and South America.  Full Release
CinemaCon Yields More Growth for Volfoni's Passive 3D System —Apr 19, 2013
Volfoni's passive 3D theatre system, SmartCrystal Cinema, is fast becoming a favorite in the West. After recent deals made with theater chains like Regency Theatres and ShowBiz Cinemas, it's safe to say that U.S. sales of the Volfoni system are on the rise, with no signs of stopping.  Full Release
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Sony Introduces White Screen Dolby 3D Cinema Solution —Apr 15, 2013
Sony Digital Cinema today announced it is partnering with Dolby to expand its colour filtering 3D projection offering, giving exhibitors choice and flexibility when it comes to showcasing 3D blockbuster movies.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
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RealD Introduces Precision White Screen Technology Combining 2D White Screen Performance with Polarized 3D Capability —Apr 15, 2013
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today the introduction of Precision White Screen technology for cinema projection, combining 2D white screen performance with the ability to project polarized 3D images.  Full Release Past Ballantyne Strong Inc. Press Rels. Ballantyne Strong Inc. Dir. Page Ballantyne Strong Inc. Web Site
Volfoni introduces SmartCrystal™ Cinema Horizontal at CinemaCon 2013 —Apr 12, 2013
Volfoni is proud to announce their involvement in this year's CinemaCon, April 15th-18th, at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas. In just two short years, the 3D technology company has gone from a renowned French enterprise, to one with global recognition, particularly in the U.S. From a booth featuring an exciting new version of a celebrated product, to a special gift in each attendee goody bag, Volfoni's presence will be felt across the show.  Full Release
XPAND 3D – World’s Global Leader In 3D Debuts New Product for Its Passive 3D Systems at CinemaCon 2013 —Apr 10, 2013
XPAND 3D – As the international market leader in 3D, XPAND 3D will showcase the world’s most extensive range of cinema solutions while debuting new products for their market leading Passive systems.  Full Release
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Dolby Strikes Agreement with Cameron Pace Group to Bring 3D Entertainment to the Home —Apr 9, 2013
At NAB Show® 2013, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) in association with CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG) announced that they have signed an agreement to integrate the Dolby® 3D format into CPG’s 3D video content production workflow and to collaborate on the use of the Dolby 3D format.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
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Sundance Film Festival Showcases Innovative 3D Projection Mapping with Barco Large Venue Projectors at New Frontier —Apr 4, 2013
Visualization pioneer Barco supported Sundance Film Festival’s presentation of a unique 3D projection mapping show created by immersive video entertainment producer Klip Collective. The vignette completely wrapped the venue for the 2013 edition of “New Frontier” at the Festival, bringing an innovative twist to the iconic independent film event.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
ShowBiz Cinemas Selects Volfoni as its New Digital 3D Cinema Provider —Apr 3, 2013
Texans are independent minded, and its executives are forward thinking. Kevin Mitchell, President and CEO of ShowBiz Cinemas, is now growing his circuit by forging his own path.   After rigorous testing, ShowBiz Cinemas announced today it has adopted a new digital 3D provider: Volfoni, Inc.- the leading French manufacturer of high quality active and passive digital 3D equipment. This exciting deal calls for 21 of Volfoni's passive SmartCrystal Cinema 3D systems, and glasses, for the ShowBiz Cinemas circuit.  Full Release
European Cinema Consulting to Become Manufacturer’s Representative Europe and Russia for DepthQ 3D —Apr 1, 2013
Lightspeed Design, Inc., manufacturer of the DepthQ® 3D Polarization Modulator, has announced that European Cinema Consulting GmbH (ECCO.), a company founded by industry veteran Thomas Rüttgers in 2012, will be joining DepthQ® as manufacturer’s representative and liaison for Europe and Russia.  Full Release
Elbit Systems of America and Laser Light Engines Partner to Develop New High-Powered Laser for Display Applications —Mar 26, 2013
Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, Ltd., has contracted with Laser Light Engines, Inc. (LLE), the leader in laser illumination for high brightness digital projection, to manufacture the LLE DSG-265™, a high-powered, solid state de-speckled GREEN laser module that is revolutionizing the way movies are watched.  Full Release
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Sony Introduces New 3D System to Expand Choice for its 4K Digital Cinema Customers —Mar 11, 2013
Sony Digital Cinema today announced it is expanding the choice of 3D technology in European countries by introducing a new 3D offering for the cinema industry. The new solution, now available across Europe, will mean exhibitors can show 3D content on two of Sony DCI-compliant 4K projectors: the SRX-R320SP and the SRX-R515P.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
RealD and Karo Film Announce Deal to Equip up to 200 Screens Across Russia With RealD 3D —Feb 6, 2013
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Karo Film, one of Russia’s leading cinema chains, today announced an agreement to equip up to 200 Karo Film cinema screens across Russia with RealD 3D technology.  Installation of RealD 3D technology has already begun.  Full Release
Regency Theatres Selects Volfoni as its Newest Digital 3D Cinema Provider —Jan 24, 2013
California is having a shake-up—and it's not just another earthquake. Volfoni Inc, the leading French manufacturer of high quality active and passive 3D equipment, announced today it will provide several of its digital 3D theater systems to California-based chain Regency Theatres. This ground-breaking deal marks the first installations of Volfoni's passive 3D system in a U.S. theater chain.  Full Release
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Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey —Dec 19, 2012
Qube Cinema provided the High Frame Rate (HFR) server technology for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), on the Titan XC screen at the Reading Courtenay theater in Wellington, NZ on Nov. 28.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ World Premiere Viewed on Ballantyne Strong’s Unique Customized 3D Silver Cinema Screen —Dec 12, 2012
Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTN), a provider of digital cinema projection equipment, screens and services as well as specialty lighting equipment, today announced that its wholly owned Strong/MDI cinema screen manufacturing business produced the specialty movie screen for the Embassy Theatre’s world premiere of Peter Jackson’s acclaimed “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in Wellington, New Zealand. ‘The Hobbit’ is set for its international release in most of the world later this week.  Full Release Past Ballantyne Strong Inc. Press Rels. Ballantyne Strong Inc. Dir. Page Ballantyne Strong Inc. Web Site
Volfoni’s “Surface Switching” Technology Shows the Highest Light Efficiency Among 3D Systems Based on Lcd Polarization Modulators. —Dec 11, 2012
The cinema industry is gathering again this week in Hong Kong for the 2012 CineAsia conference. During the show, a wide range of LCD 3D systems will be exhibited, with several quality options to choose from. The one detail not to be overlooked in these systems is their light efficiency.  Full Release
RealD and Bulgaria’s Largest Exhibitor Kino Arena Announce Exclusive 3D Technology Agreement —Dec 3, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Kino Arena, Bulgaria’s largest cinema exhibitor, announced today an agreement making RealD the exclusive 3D technology provider across the Kino Arena circuit.  RealD 3D technology is initially expected to be installed across 44 Kino Arena screens, including all 7 screens of the flagship Kino Arena, which is expected to open at Bulgaria Mall on 21 December, 2012.  Full Release
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Doremi Releases 3D HFR (High Frame Rate) Updates —Nov 14, 2012
Technology from Doremi proved itself once again to be the crucial link between creative film production and extraordinary theatrical presentation. As a leading edge developer of digital servers for more than 25 years, Doremi has repeatedly delivered technologies that push the boundaries of motion pictures. This last year has been no exception.  Full Release Past Doremi Press Rels. Doremi Dir. Page Doremi Web Site
“Innovative Global industry Award” for Volfoni at International 3D Fair 2012 —Nov 12, 2012
After receiving the Cinec Award in Munich in September 2012 for their passive 3D polarization modulator SmartCrystalTM Pro, Volfoni is once again recognized for their creativity at the Shanghai International 3D Fair 2012 in the innovation category.  Full Release
RealD Named 3D Technology Provider for the World Premiere and 65th Royal Film Performance™ Screening of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” —Nov 7, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies and the world’s most widely used 3D cinema technology, announced today that it has been selected by Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), and Academy Award-winning director Peter Jackson to be the 3D technology provider for the world premiere of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”  Full Release
Volfoni Presents Their Passive 3D Theater System at ShowEast 2012 —Nov 1, 2012
Worldwide 3D equipment specialist Volfoni is proud to present their passive 3D system, SmartCrystal™ Cinema, at this year's ShowEast conference, taking place November 5th-8th in Hollywood, Florida. ShowEast gathers together East Coast exhibitors and the companies who serve their fine cinemas, to showcase new products and solutions for the industry.  Full Release
Prestige and Performance on Display at the Congrès de la Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français With XPAND 3D Infinity System —Oct 15, 2012
Delivering the very best quality and style in 3D cinema in one of the world’s largest and most innovative film markets, an XPAND 3D Infinity system was used at the 67th Congrès de la Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français (National Federation of French Cinemas).  Full Release
XPAND 3D Brings Artistic Visions to Life at San Sebastián Film Festival —Oct 2, 2012
Reaffirming its 3D systems as the technology of choice for the most prestigious film festivals around the world, XPAND 3D provided a world-class 3D cinema system through regional partner Kelonik for the 60th San Sebastián Film Festival in San Sebastián, Spain.  Full Release
CinecAward 2012 for Volfoni's SmartCrystal™ Pro —Sep 23, 2012
At a glamourous reception at an historic Munich Residence, the Bavarian State Minister Martin Zeil recognized the innovation in the technical progress of the cinema industry by awarding the prestigious cinecAwards.  Full Release
Volfoni Supports the 3D Excellence Awards During Cinec in Munich —Sep 20, 2012
This weekend at Cinec in Munich, Volfoni presents its current solutions for 3D visualization, both for active and passive 3D technologies. The latest product, the SmartCrystal™ Cinema won’t be missing and will be exhibited at the booth.  Full Release
RealD to Open Office in Russia —Sep 18, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading provider of 3D cinema technology, announced today that the company will open its first office in Russia later this month.  Full Release
Harkness Screens Lights Up Hugo 3D Laser Demonstration at IBC 2012 with Spectral 240 3D Screen —Sep 10, 2012
Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema and events applications, assisted Christie Digital and Xpand in achieving an industry first, showing a full-length feature film in 3D at 14fL, the DCI-specification for 2D presentation using Laser projection.  Full Release
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XPAND 3D and Christie® Digital Usher In a New Era of 3D Cinema With Laser Projection Screening of Hugo at IBC 2012 —Sep 7, 2012
In a landmark event, XPAND 3D, the world leader in 3D for the cinema, home and beyond, today announced that an XPAND active 3D system will be used with a Christie’s first laser projector for the screening of Martin Scorsese’s Hugo 3Dat the IBC show in Amsterdam on Monday, September 10.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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Barco to Bring Enhanced Auro 11.1 Sound to the Canadian Debut of RealD and the Royal Opera House’s New Film, “Madam Butterfly 3D” —Sep 5, 2012
Barco, the global digital cinema technology leader, is proud to announce that its Auro 11.1 sound system will play a starring role in select showings of the RealD and Royal Opera House production of “Madam Butterfly 3D”.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Qube Cinema Brings Single-Server 4K 3D to Giant Screens —Sep 4, 2012
Giant Screen theaters are rapidly converting to digital cinema and at the GSCA Conference later this month in Sacramento, CA visitors can see the latest technology from Qube Cinema.   The Qube XP-I server will stream a single high bit-rate 4K 3D DCP through two Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) in two Barco DP4K-23B projectors. This high bit-rate, 4K 3D projection from a single DCP through a single server greatly simplifies exhibition for Giant Screen theaters.  Full Release Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. Qube Cinema Dir. Page Qube Cinema Web Site
The 69th Venice International Film Festival Once Again Turns to XPAND 3D for 3D Screenings at Sala Grande, Sala Darsena and Sala Perla —Aug 29, 2012
For the fifth consecutive year, XPAND 3D is providing its world-leading 3D cinema systems for the 69th Venice International Film Festival. One of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, the Venice International Film Festival is taking place August 29 through September 8, 2012.  Full Release
XPAND 3D To Provide 3D Systems for Kino Expo 2012 —Aug 27, 2012
Once again delivering its world-class 3D technology in the most stylish form factor in the industry, XPAND 3D is announcing that it is the official sponsor of Kino Expo 2012, the international cinema industry convention taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia. This marks the third consecutive year that XPAND 3D is sponsoring Kino Expo.  Full Release
Rio Tech and Volfoni Sign Joint Venture for China's Cinema Market —Aug 22, 2012
Rio Tech and Volfoni announced today the creation of a joint venture for the industry of Chinese cinema technology. The 50/50 venture will launch a new series of passive 3D polarization modulators during BIRTV.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Poises For Huge Push in Home Theater 3D Market With Establishment of New Home Theater Division —Jul 30, 2012
In a significant and strategic move to address the growth of the home theater 3D market, XPAND 3D, the world leader in consumer and professional cinema 3D solutions, today announced that it has established a new Home Theater Division to better serve the needs of systems integrators and customers in home theater. The division is led by Philippe Coissac, Head of Global Home Theater Sales.
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MasterImage 3D Appoints Sean Lohan to Lead Americas Region —Jun 28, 2012
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a global leader in next-generation 3D solutions for cinema and display, today named Sean Lohan, Vice President, Digital Cinema, with responsibility to lead its Americas Region.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
XPAND 3D Announces High Frame Rate Capability at CineEurope 2012 —Jun 18, 2012
At CineEurope 2012, XPAND 3D is announcing that all XPAND glasses fully support single and double flash high frame rate (HFR) viewing, answering the demand for HFR capability in 3D cinema systems.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D to Showcase the High Frame Rate Ready MI-Clarity3D at CineEurope as 2012 Shapes Up to Be the Biggest Year for 3D Cinema Yet —Jun 18, 2012
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a leading global 3D solutions provider, today announced it is continuing its pioneering efforts in 3D entertainment with a demonstration of the MI-CLARITY3D digital cinema system's unparalleled image quality -- with the perfect balance of clarity and brightness -- at CineEurope.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD and Stellar International Cineplex Pact to Install RealD 3D Technology on 100 Cinema Screens —Jun 14, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and SMI Corporation Limited, a leading Chinese entertainment and media company that operates movie theatres under the name Stellar International Cineplex, today announced an agreement to equip 100 screens across the Stellar circuit in China with RealD 3D technology.  Installation of RealD 3D technology has already begun.  Full Release
RealD and HNA Group’s HNA Vigor Film Investment Agree to Install RealD 3D Technology on 500 Cinema Screens Across China —May 31, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and leading diversified services and integrated operations company, HNA Group, announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on up to 500 cinema screens across HNA’s newly formed cinema circuit, HNA Vigor Film Investment.  Installations of RealD 3D technology have already begun.  Full Release
Bona Film Group and RealD Sign Agreement to Equip 100 Cinema Screens Across China with RealD 3D Technology —May 23, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Bona Film Group Limited (NASDAQ: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on one hundred cinema screens across the Bona theatre circuit in China.  Installations have already begun with Bona planning to install RealD 3D technology at each of the company’s eleven theatre locations.  Full Release
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Men in Black III German Premiere Showcased On Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projectors At World’s Largest 3D Screening —May 15, 2012
Sony Pictures and Berlin’s O2 World held host to the German premiere of Men in Black III last night, with the film screened using state-of-the-art Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems.  Displaying an image at more than four times the resolution of traditional 2K digital cinema projection systems, the premiere provided attendees with the ultimate-viewing experience.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
XPAND 3D Continues Partnership With Cannes Film Festival —May 15, 2012
XPAND 3D is proud to announce that it is once again the exclusive 3D technical partner for the 65th Cannes Film Festival.  XPAND 3D is equipping four screening theaters at the Festival, including the 2,400-seat Lumiére auditorium, and eight screening rooms for the film market.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Offers World’s Most Extensive Range of 3D Cinema Solutions at CinemaCon 2012 —Apr 24, 2012
Underscoring XPAND 3D’s commitment to providing the most comprehensive range of 3D solutions in the industry and reinforcing its position as the market leader in 3D cinema, XPAND 3D is announcing at CinemaCon 2012 that it is the only 3D technology provider to offer all possible 3D solutions for cinemas. These solutions include XPAND’s flagship active systems, as well as the new XPAND Polarizer and Color Spacer passive systems—all of which are High Frame Rate compatible.  Full Release
Harkness Screens Launches New Higher Gain Spectraltm 300 Silver Screen —Apr 24, 2012
Harkness Screens, the world’s leading manufacturer of cinema screens, introduces SpectralTM 300 at this year’s CinemaCon show (Booth 2415).  Full Release
DepthQ 3D Tops 350 Digital Cinema Installations in First Year —Apr 24, 2012
One year ago, at Cinemacon 2011, Lightspeed Design, Inc. debuted the DepthQ® Polarization Modulator for 3D Digital Cinema (LC-Tec Displays AB U.S. Patent No. 8023052 B1). Now known simply as DepthQ® 3D, Lightspeed’s modulator is currently deployed in 364 cinemas around the world with over 50 orders waiting to be filled. Locations include Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Michigan and California in the US as well as India, Dubai, Germany, Israel, Australia, UK, Turkey, China, the Czech Republic and the Philippines. Come see us this year at Cinemacon 2012, Booth 2609.  Full Release
RealD Surpasses 20,000 3D-Equipped Screens Milestone —Apr 23, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, announced today that the company has surpassed 20,000 RealD 3D-equipped screens at motion picture theatres worldwide.  Full Release
CinemaCon 2012: Volfoni Presents Smartcrystal Cinema, Their First Passive 3D System for The Cinema —Apr 20, 2012
Derived from “Surface Switching” technology developed by the research and development team of Volfoni, SmartCrystal Cinema was entirely designed and manufactured in Europe, and was recently approved by Walt Disney Studios in February 2012. After the success of their line of active 3D systems and active 3D EDGE glasses, Volfoni now becomes one of the few companies in the world offering both active and passive 3D products.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Supports Barco With Infinity 3D Glasses for Laser Light Technology Demo at CinemaCon 2012 —Apr 20, 2012
In the first demonstration of its kind, XPAND 3D is supporting Barco with its Infinity 3D glasses and 3D cinema system for a High Frame Rate 3D laser light technology demonstration at CinemaCon 2012 in Las Vegas. The event titled, “Laser Light Technology: The New Frontier in Screen Brightness”, will take place Wednesday, April 25 at 8:45 a.m. at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace and is open to all CinemaCon attendees.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Named Official 3D Supplier For Kino 2012 —Apr 16, 2012
XPAND 3D is the official 3D supplier for Kino 2012 in Baden-Baden, Germany. Cine Project GmbH, a cinema systems integrator based in Landshut, Germany, is providing XPAND Infinity 3D glasses for use in film screenings at the show, which takes place April 17-19.  Full Release
Volfoni, Recognized for Their Expertise in Active 3D, Launches Their First Full-Scale Passive 3D System: Smartcrystal Cinema —Apr 5, 2012
Volfoni's brand of active glasses, EDGE, was approved by Disney in June 2010. Volfoni's newest product for passive 3D, SmartCrystal Cinema, underwent Disney's rigorous testing process and was approved this past month.  Full Release
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James Cameron's Titanic 3D World Premiere Projected By Christie Duo Solution at Royal Albert Hall —Apr 2, 2012
In co-operation with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., Christie® supplied its Christie Duo™ dual-projector solution to bring the bright, vivid scenes of Titanic in 3D to life at its world premiere last week at The Royal Albert Hall.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
At The Very Last Moment in 3D with XDC Entertainment and Spatial View —Mar 20, 2012
Today, Spatial View Inc., a pioneer in 3D content delivery and auto-stereoscopic display technologies, announced that they will be partnering with XDC Entertainment to launch the documentary about extreme sports “At the Very Last Moment” (Nuit de la Glisse).  Full Release
Poly Film to Install RealD 3D on 100 Screens Throughout China —Mar 19, 2012
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, andPoly Film Investment Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the China Poly Group Corporation (Poly Group), announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on one hundred screens across the Poly cinema circuit in China. With installations having already begun, RealD technology is currently available on approximately 550 cinema screens in China with overall future screen commitments totaling approximately 1,400 screens in the territory. 
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Joe Satriani Concert Film, Satchurated: Live in Montreal, First in World to Be Recorded in 3D and Dolby Surround 7.1, Arrives in Theaters March 1 —Feb 27, 2012
World-famous guitarist Joe Satriani is featured in Satchurated: Live in Montreal, the concert movie from award-winning directors and producers Pierre and François Lamoureux, coming to select theaters nationwide on March 1, 2012. Satchurated is the first concert film ever to be released in 3D and Dolby® Surround 7.1.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
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The Future of Premium Theater Experiences to Be Powered By New Christie Duo Solution —Feb 15, 2012
Christie® today announced Christie Duo™, a new dual–projection integration kit as a solution intended to give exhibitors the ability to create and deliver their own, branded premium theater experience.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Appoints Adam MacDonald Sales Manager for EMEA and Russia —Jan 30, 2012
MasterImage 3D, Inc., the fastest growing 3D solutions provider in the world continued its strategic growth with the announcement of Adam MacDonald as the Sales Manager for its Digital Cinema division in Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Russia. MacDonald has over a decade of experience in sales, marketing and business development within the cinema and media business accruing a wealth of industry experience.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
Volfoni showcases creative 3D technology, with its portfolio of passive and active 3D solutions at CES —Jan 10, 2012
Volfoni will present its newest products for 3D viewing at the CES 2012, using 3D active and passive applications for 3D projection and 3DTVs. Smart Crystal Pro™ is compatible with most 3D-Ready™ projectors using Volfoni’s brand new Switching Surface Technology. This can be particularly interesting for Home Cinema Application or public venues using disposable 3D glasses.  Full Release
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Barco and D3D Cinema Partner to Showcase Industry-First, Premium Screen Technologies at Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium —Jan 4, 2012
Barco, world record holder for the brightest digital cinema projector, is teaming with museum cinema integration pioneer D3D Cinema to showcase an unprecedented array of “industry-first” digital cinema technologies. Demonstrations of Barco's large-format, premium screen solution – including Enhanced 4K DLP Cinema® 3D, a comparison of high frame rate movie presentations, Auro-3D multi-channel three dimensional audio system, and other innovations – will be presented to industry experts at the 2nd Annual Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium from January 9-10, 2012 in Galveston, Texas.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
RealD Celebrates Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Theatrical Release in Disney Digital 3D™ with Special Edition 3D Kids Glasses —Dec 14, 2011
Following the success of their collaboration on Walt Disney Pictures’ “The Lion King” in 3D, RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and Walt Disney Pictures are celebrating the January 13 release of the animated classic “Beauty and the Beast” for the first time in 3D, with limited-edition RealD 3D kids’ glasses.  
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RealD and Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé Extend 3D Cinema Deal with Multi-Year Pact for up to 600 Screens Equipped with RealD 3D —Dec 13, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and France’s leading exhibitor, Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé, announced today a multi-year extension to their 3D cinema deal under which RealD has been named the exclusive circuit wide 3D cinema technology provider.  Full Release
FOCUX to Launch the Most Earth-Friendly Cinema Active 3D Glasses in Cineasia 2011 —Dec 6, 2011
FOCUX Technology LLC., the world leading provider of digital audio and visual products is pleased to announce the most earth-friendly cinema 3D glasses are exhibiting in CineAsia Hong Kong 2011. FOCUX 38G glasses are different from other active glasses. It’s not necessary to replace the battery. They not only save cost for cinemas, but also they are earth-friendly design.  Full Release
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Barco and Doremi Partner to Develop Industry’s First DCI-Compliant Next-Generation 3D Sound System —Dec 5, 2011
Barco, a key player in digital cinema technology, has teamed up with media block technology leader Doremi to bring the first DCI-compliant 3D sound system to the cinema market. Auro-3D®, powered by Barco and Auro Technologies, is an audio system that creates true 3D sound. Doremi will integrate the Auro-3D® codec in their Integrated Media Block (IMB) to create the first DCI-compliant multi-channel audio format for cinema exhibitors.  Full Release Past Doremi Press Rels. Doremi Dir. Page Doremi Web Site Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
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Christie Continues to Extend 4K and 3D Digital Cinema Footprint Across Asia Pacific Region —Dec 5, 2011
Exhibitors in countries throughout the Asia Pacific region continue to embrace Christie® 4K and 3D technology, employing the company’s award-winning Solaria™ Series of DLP Digital Cinema® projectors in hundreds of screens. Designed to meet DCI specifications, the Christie Solaria™ Series includes a fully integrated media block (IMB) solution that can manage Higher Frame Rates (HFR) and 4K content without compromising image quality.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
RealD and Mei Ah Entertainment Group Limited (MAEG) Announce Agreement for 3D Cinema —Dec 4, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Mei Ah Entertainment Group Limited (MAEG), a major Chinese-language film producer and distributor in the region, announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on one hundred screens across the MAEG circuit in China. 
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The Wildlife Experience Brings RealD 3D To The Extreme Screen Theater —Dec 1, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and The Wildlife Experience announced today the installation of RealD 3D technology in the museum’s newly upgraded Extreme Screen Theater.  The giant screen auditorium is celebrating its grand reopening following an upgrade to digital 3D projection and RealD 3D, enabling the venue to launch a new line-up of educational and entertaining 3D content including “Turtle Vision 3D”, “Sharks 3D”, “The Alps” and “Heli-Skiing: Living the Dream” presented in crisp, clear and immersive 3D on an over 60 foot wide screen.  Full Release
Volfoni Continues Development in Asia —Nov 30, 2011
At this year's CineAsia, Volfoni will present their entire line of 3D products for cinemas and the content display market (home theaters, education, events, corporate communications, meeting rooms, etc). Volfoni is one of the few companies in the world offering both active and passive 3D solutions. CineAsia marks the first time Volfoni will present their new generation of active glasses, EDGE 1.2, in Asia.  Full Release
3D Sound Company imm Sound Expands Internationally in Brazil —Nov 30, 2011
The company imm Sound, leader in the new generation of 3D immersive sound, has expanded its operations internationally with the opening of nine new movie theatres in Brazil, owned by the cinematograph exhibitor, Araújo. Concretely, the imm Sound technology is available on screens in Maringá, in the state of Paraná; Campos, in the state of Rio de Janeiro; Guadalupe, in the state of Piauí, and Serra, in the state of Pará.  Full Release
Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History Selects RealD 3D Technology for Giant Screen Digital Theater —Nov 17, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and the Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History announced today that RealD has been selected as the 3D projection technology provider for the museum’s giant screen theater.  Following a thorough review of 3D projection technology providers and integrators, the museum selected RealD 3D, the world’s most widely used 3D cinema technology.  Full Release
iPic Theaters Delivers World-Class Cinema Experience with XpanD 3D Systems —Nov 7, 2011
In an effort to provide a world-class viewing experience to match its premium, hospitality-focused theater environments, iPic Theaters has outfitted several of its locations with XPAND 3D cinema systems. The XPAND 3D systems are in use at the iPic locations in Scottsdale, Ariz., Glendale, Wisc. and the Gold Class Cinemas location in Pasadena, Calif.  Full Release
Lightspeed Design, Inc. / DepthQ to Feature Newly Patented Passive Polarization for 3D Digital Cinema at ShowEast in Miami - Booth 818 —Oct 24, 2011
Lightspeed Design, Inc. / DepthQ® will be featuring the DepthQ® Polarization Modulator for 3D Digital Cinema at ShowEast, Booth 818, in Miami, October 25-27. The modulator utilizes a newly patented technology developed by Lightspeed’s partner LC-Tec Displays AB which holds the US Patent No. 8023052. Lightspeed is the exclusive, worldwide distributor of all DepthQ® products.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Introduces Next Generation 3D Digital Cinema System Along with Industry’s First Global Ownership Financing Program —Oct 19, 2011
MasterImage 3D, Inc., the fastest growing 3D solutions provider in the world, today announced it is continuing its pioneering efforts in global 3D entertainment with the introduction of the MI-CLARITY3D digital cinema system. A successor to its MI-2100 system, the MI-CLARITY3D enables premium 3D image quality with improved lighting efficiency, precise color accuracy and fidelity and full system automation.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
O.D. Welch Named Chief Operating Officer - Cameron | Pace Group —Oct 10, 2011
James Cameron and Vince Pace, Co-Chairmen of CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG) announced today that industry veteran O.D. Welch has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Based out of the company’s Burbank headquarters, Welch will be responsible for leading CPG’s global expansion, focusing on strategic planning and execution, international business development, and worldwide operations of the group.  Full Release
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PAIFF and Dolby “Excellence in 3D” Award to Be Presented at Palo Alto International Film Festival —Sep 30, 2011
Palo Alto International Film Festival (PAIFF) today announced “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai” has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 PAIFF and Dolby® Excellence in 3D Award.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
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Christie Achieves World’s First 3D High Frame Rate Alternative Content Demo Using A Single DLP Projector at IBC 2011 “Big Screen” Event —Sep 19, 2011
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Christie® used the occasion of the “IBC Big Screen” theater screenings at RAI Amsterdam last week to deliver the world’s first mass-audience demonstration of a 3D High Frame Rate (HFR) D-Cinema system using a single projector – the Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projector – in combination with other currently-available components.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Volfoni Sponsors the 4th Annual 3D Entertainment Summit in Los Angeles —Sep 16, 2011
Volfoni is an official partner of the fourth annual 3D Entertainment Summit, held September 20th to 22nd 2011 at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. Over a thousand people, including studio executives, filmmakers, and 3D professionals, will descend on Hollywood & Highland to talk shop and exchange ideas. The 3D Entertainment Summit is co-located with the 3D Gaming Summit, and L.A. Mobile Summit.
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Volfoni Announces the Next Generation of Active 3D Glasses: Edge 1.2 —Sep 16, 2011
While theater owners across France gather at the 66th annual FNCF (National Federation of French Cinemas conference, held September 19th - 22nd in Lyon), 3D solutions company Volfoni announces their latest model of active 3D glasses: EDGE 1.2  Full Release
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James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment Signs Agreement with Christie to Accelerate Development of Next-Generation 3D Cinema Technology —Sep 12, 2011
In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie® and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agreement to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry's most exciting new technology.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
XPAND Powers the 3D Revolution at IBC 2011 With Multiple 3D System Deployments —Sep 9, 2011
Reinforcing XPAND 3D’s leadership position as the world’s foremost provider of 3D technology for all viewing environments, XPAND 3D systems will be deployed at several locations at IBC 2011—the largest trade show for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment.  Full Release
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Christie Projectors and Expertise Support IBC 2011 Fifth Year Running for "Big Screen" Event —Sep 9, 2011
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Christie® is pleased to announce that its popular Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projectors will be used to project/deliver the content during two presentations by CAMERON | PACE GROUP co-chairmen, Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron and Emmy-award winning cinematographer Vince Pace, at The IBC Big Screen theatre, as well as this event’s free movie screenings, September 9-12, at RAI Amsterdam.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Volfoni Will Showcase its Line of Active and Passive 3D Products at IBC 2011 —Sep 9, 2011
Volfoni, a company specialized in the design and manufacture of 3D glasses and systems, will be present at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, September 9th through 13th, 2011. Volfoni has partnered with IBC exhibitors and will show several new technologies at their booths.  Full Release
RealD and SHIMAO Cinema to Equip 100 Screens Across China with RealD 3D Technology —Sep 8, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and SHIMAO Cinema Investment Company Limited(SHIMAO Cinema), announced today an agreement to install RealD 3D technology on 100 cinema screens across the SHIMAO Cinema circuit in China.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Returns As A Sponsor of Russia’s Kino Expo 2011 And Official Supplier of 3D Glasses and Projection Technology —Sep 2, 2011
Continuing its commitment to leadership in the international 3D cinema industry, XPAND 3D will return for the second year as an official sponsor of Kino Expo 2011, the international cinema industry convention taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Full Release
International Datacasting Unveils Innovation in High Frame Rate 3D Digital Cinema Technology —Sep 1, 2011
International Datacasting Corporation (TSX: IDC), the leader in digital content distribution solutions for the world’s premiere broadcasters, unveils next-generation high frame rate 2D and 3D technologies for digital cinema distribution.  Full Release
RealD and SAGA Sign Agreement To Expand 3D Cinema In China —Aug 29, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Beijing SAGA Luxury Cinema Management Co., Ltd., a deluxe Chinese theatre chain, announced today an agreement to equip 100 auditoriums across the SAGA circuit with RealD 3D technology.  Full Release
“The Lion King” Roars into Theatres in 3D with Limited-Edition, Simba-Themed Kids’ RealD 3D Glasses —Aug 26, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and Walt Disney Pictures are celebrating the release of the animated classic ―The Lion King‖ for the first time in 3D with limited-edition, Simba-themed RealD 3D kids‘ glasses. 
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3D Post Production: Kinoton DCS Digital Cinema Solution Sets the Stage for Color Grading —Aug 25, 2011
Hamburg-based Optical Art, one of Germany's leading postproduction facilities, has chosen to enhance its color grading suite with a Kinoton DCS Digital Cinema Solution. This system consists of a DCP 30 SX II Digital Cinema Projector manufactured by Kinoton and based on projection technology provided by Barco, plus a RealD 3D Post Production Kit.  Full Release
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Leading Museums and Science Centers Choose Dolby 3D for Immersing Entertainment Experience —Aug 22, 2011
Building on the global success of its flexible, premium 3D technology, Dolby Laboratories, Inc., (NYSE: DLB) today announced a growing list of specialty exhibitors who have selected Dolby as their 3D partner. Famed institutions have chosen Dolby 3D to deliver an exciting and educational 3D digital cinema experience.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
Volkswagen: “Autostadt” Automotive Theme Park Goes 3D with Kinoton —Aug 12, 2011
Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany is the Volkswagen Group’s state-of-the-art adventure and competence center in the form of an automotive theme park. Everything is about mobility there. It inspires visitors with impressive multimedia attractions, installations, and performances.  Full Release
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Bow Tie Cinemas Partners with MasterImage 3D in their Continued Commitment to a Digital 3D Cinema Rollout —Aug 10, 2011
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced that it has strengthened its partnership with Bow Tie Cinemas in the deployment of digital 3D cinema systems.  In migrating the predominant majority of its circuit from film to digital, Bow Tie Cinemas is working exclusively with MasterImage 3D to supply MI-2100 digital 3D systems and polarized 3D eyewear.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD and AMC Entertainment® to Equip Additional 1,000 Screens With RealD 3D —Jul 28, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) announced today an agreement to equip up to 1,000 additional screens with RealD 3D technology across the AMC circuit in the United States and Canada.  The commitment will raise AMC’s total RealD 3D-enabled screen count to approximately 2,500 screens, ultimately accounting for RealD 3D capability in nearly 50 percent of AMC auditoriums.  Installation of the additional 1,000 RealD 3D-enabled screens has already begun.  Full Release
RealD and Cinemark Agree to 1,500 Additional RealD 3D-Enabled Screens —Jul 21, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) announced today the expansion of their 3D cinema relationship with a commitment for up to 1,500 additional RealD 3D-enabled screens to be installed across the Cinemark circuit in North America and Latin America. 

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Barco Delivers World's First Commercial Dual 4K DLP Cinema Projection System —Jul 13, 2011
Digital cinema pioneer Barco is bringing to life an immersive, giant-screen movie experience for thousands of patrons at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, providing two of its brightest projectors in a double-stack configuration, which marks another industry first for the company.  Full Release Past Barco Press Rels. Barco Dir. Page Barco Web Site
Stephen Palmer, Ph.D, joins Volfoni as Chief Scientist Officer —Jul 1, 2011
Volfoni is excited to announce the arrival of Stephen Palmer as Chief Scientist Officer for the company. Well-known as an expert in the field of liquid crystal technology, Palmer will oversee Volfoni's development of passive 3D systems. He joins Volfoni's R&D team, who are creating the most cutting edge products on the 3D market.  Full Release
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Marchon3D Inks Deal with MasterImage 3D to Become Premium 3D Eyewear Provider —Jun 29, 2011
Marchon3D™, a division of Marchon Eyewear, is continuing to expand its international reach by signing a distribution agreement with MasterImage 3D, a leading provider of next-generation 3D solutions and systems, to provide premium 3D eyewear.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
New XPAND Infinity™ 3D Cinema Glasses Offer World-Class Performance and Comfort for Theater Environments —Jun 28, 2011
At CineEurope 2011, XPAND 3D is introducing a new generation of active 3D cinema glasses that offer lighter weight, greater transparency and higher performance than any other 3D glasses in the industry. The new XPAND Infinity™ 3D Cinema Glasses offer pristine cinema image quality and long-lasting comfort, making them the ultimate 3D glasses for moviegoers.  Full Release
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TOHO Cinemas Selects MasterImage 3D as Cinema Partner to Bring the Highest Quality 3D Films to Japanese Movie-Goers —Jun 28, 2011
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MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced today that TOHO Cinemas has selected them as a new partner in the deployment of digital 3D cinema systems.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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SuperVision Media to Distribute the 2011 Wimbledon Championships Live in RealD™ 3D to Cinemas Across the Globe —Jun 27, 2011
From 1st – 3rd July, SuperVision Media, as Sony's chosen distribution partner, will deliver the men’s semi finals, women’s finals and men’s finals of the 125th Wimbledon Championships live in 3D to cinemas across the globe.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
Lightspeed Design, Inc. to Feature the DepthQ Polarization Modulator for 3D Digital Cinema at Cine-Europe in Amsterdam - Booth 539 —Jun 27, 2011
Lightspeed Design, Inc. / DepthQ® will be featuring the DepthQ® Polarization Modulator for 3D Digital Cinema at the CineEurope tradeshow (Booth 539) in Amsterdam, June 28-30.  Full Release
Panavision 3D System to be integrated with Sony Digital Cinema 4K Projectors —Jun 23, 2011
DPVO Theatrical, LLC, a joint venture of Panavision and Omega Optical, and Sony today announced they are working on a solution that will enable Panavision 3D Systems to be compatible with Sony Digital Cinema 4K projectors.  The result is expected to broaden the customer base for both companies and provide a new high-quality option to exhibitors attracted to the box office potential of the growing number of 3D cinema titles available.  Full Release
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Dolby Announces Next-Generation Dolby 3D Kids’ Glasses —Jun 23, 2011
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced its next-generation Dolby® 3D kids’ glasses. Designed with Dolby’s 3D technical know-how, the expertise of a leading eyewear design company, and 3M’s new multilayer optical film lenses, the glasses provide the same lightweight, reusable design as the adult model, but are optimized to fit the smaller head sizes of children.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
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Dolby Showcases 3D Technology at Sterling Cinema with Barco —Jun 22, 2011
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Barco have collaborated to support Sterling Cinema’s adoption of Dolby® 3D Digital Cinema in India. Dolby 3D delivers realistic color and a sharp, clear image from every seat in the house. In addition, the system is easy to install and operate and the Dolby 3D glasses are environmentally friendly, passive glasses that can be used hundreds of times. Because they are reusable, the per-ticket cost of Dolby 3D glasses can be well below the cost of disposable 3D glasses.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
Volfoni®, in Partnership with Proyecson, Will Present Their Line of Active 3D Glasses at the 2011 CineEurope in Amsterdam —Jun 21, 2011
At the 2011 CineEurope (June 27th - 30th, Amsterdam), Volfoni will showcase their line of active 3D glasses and systems, designed for movie theater owners and everyone interested in the power of active 3D.  Full Release
Giselle in 3D Ballet Cinema Event Premieres World’s First 3-D Ballet from the Mariinsky Theatre This July —Jun 20, 2011
Continuing its mission to offer groundbreaking in-theater events of all types, NCM Fathom presents GISELLE IN 3D, the world’s first 3-D ballet to be shown with RealD™ 3D technology on Tuesday, July 12 at Noon followed by a second performance at 7:30 p.m. (both times local). Pre-recorded at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, GISELLE IN 3D captures the beauty and movement of a world-class performance in a new and multi-dimensional way, offering cinema audiences a 'best seat in the house' experience from anywhere in their local theater.  Full Release
Panavision 3D System to Be Installed in Art Deco Glasgow Film Theatre —Jun 16, 2011
The Panavision 3D System will be put to unique use in an agreement announced today involving GFT (Glasgow Film Theatre) in Scotland.  Traditionally used in cinemas worldwide to deliver effects-laden and heavily-promoted studio releases, the system will be used to show independent movies in this 400-seat cultural cinema.  One of the first movies shown will be ‘Horrid Henry’, a UK production opening in July.  Several cast members are expected to be in attendance.  Full Release
At InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, Volfoni® will proudly introduce SmartCrystal™ Pro, their latest innovation in passive 3D technology —Jun 10, 2011
Inside the 3D pavilion at this year's InfoComm (June 15-17, 2011), Volfoni will be unveiling their latest product: SmartCrystalTM Pro. With SmartCrystal Pro, Volfoni now provides a passive system that works with any single-lens 3D projector.  Full Release
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Tickets on Sale for Kylie 3D, “Aphrodite Les Folies” - Opening June 19th —Jun 8, 2011
Tickets are now on sale for Kylie 3D – Aphrodite Les Folies which will have special 2K digital screenings in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on June 19th.  Full Release Past Arts Alliance Media Press Rels. Arts Alliance Media Dir. Page Arts Alliance Media Web Site
Volfoni® Impresses Exhibitors at 2011 Cannes Film Festival —May 22, 2011
During the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Volfoni® was pleased to supply their EDGE™ 1.0 active 3D glasses for use in distributors’ screenings. “By choosing Volfoni’s technology, Cannes’ cinemas received superior quality and service in addition to an affordable price. We heard extremely positive feedback from professionals who attended screenings using our EDGE™ 1.0 active 3D glasses,” said Thierry Henkinet, president of Volfoni.  Full Release
Volfoni: Exclusive Partner of 3D Projections at Dimension3 —May 22, 2011
Volfoni is the exclusive partner of Dimension3 and will be outfitting all screening rooms with their brands of 3D glasses: EDGE IR for the Grand Auditorium and Workshop Pro, as well as EDGE DLP Link for the Classroom of Tomorrow.  Full Release
RealD and Samsung LCD Announce License Agreement for Full Resolution 3D Panels for PC and TV —May 16, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and Samsung Electronics LCD Business announced today that they have completed a license agreement to make available to consumer electronics manufacturers panels featuring a new jointly developed 3D display technology, which delivers full resolution 3D images to each eye utilizing RealD 3D cinema glasses.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Delivers the Ultimate Viewing Experience In Movie Theaters Worldwide —May 13, 2011
As the demand for 3D cinema continues to increase throughout the world, XPAND 3D continues to grow its international leadership position in the 3D cinema industry. XPAND is once again the exclusive 3D technical partner for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in 2011, where XPAND is also pleased to announce its continued commitment to the global cinema market through new product developments and support for 3D cinema  Full Release
Europe: Digital Screens More Than Doubled in 2010 with 3D Once Again the Driving Force —May 12, 2011
According to the statistics provided by MEDIA Salles, the number of European screens equipped with DLP Cinema or SXRD technology on 31 December 2010 totalled 10,346 with a 120.9% rise compared to the previous year. Compared to the total number of screens in Europe, in December 2010 digital screens had achieved a market penetration of 29%, as against 13.4% the previous year (table 1).
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XPAND Continues Partnership With Cannes Film Festival To Provide Technology For All 3D Screenings —May 11, 2011
In an alliance that underscores its international leadership position in the 3D cinema market, XPAND is in its second year of exclusive technical partnership with the Cannes Film Festival for 3D. The partnership, which extends through 2012, will draw on XPAND’s 3D expertise to provide the necessary equipment and training of personnel for all of the 3D screenings shown at the Festival and the Film Market.  Full Release
Volfoni Speeds Up Development —May 11, 2011
Volfoni has just completed raising $3 million from the investment fund Turenne Capital.  Full Release
RealD and Royal Opera House to Film Madama Butterfly in 3D —Apr 11, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and the Royal Opera House today announced that the companies are collaborating on the filming of Madama Butterfly in 3D for release exclusively in RealD 3D-equipped theatres worldwide. A follow-up to the companies’ recent co-production of Carmen in 3D, the first-ever opera filmed and distributed to theatres in 3D, Madama Butterfly will be a co-production of RealD and the Royal Opera House, filmed during live performances at Covent Garden in July and released in RealD 3D-equipped theatres on a date to be announced in 2012.  Full Release
ActivEyes® glasses by Volfoni, serving the professionals of NABshow 2011 —Apr 8, 2011
French company Volfoni will present their latest innovation in 3D glasses, ActivEyes®, at NABshow in Las Vegas from April 11 14, 2011.  Full Release
XPAND Partners With XDC to Deliver CATWALK 3D in Cinemas Across Europe and the Middle East —Apr 7, 2011
XPAND 3D today announced that it is partnering with XDC , the n°1 digital cinema service company in Europe, to deliver CATWALK 3D, the world's first 3D fashion show featuring Jean-Paul Gaultier, Valentino and other elite designers, in 3D cinemas across Europe and the Middle East this May. Previously only seen by the world's fashion elite, now moviegoers in the UK, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, France and Russia and other countries soon to be announced, will have the opportunity to view world-class fashion with stunning, world-class 3D technology.  Full Release
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James Cameron Chooses Christie to Demonstrate Next Evolution Cinema Technology at Cinemacon 2011 —Apr 4, 2011
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Christie®, a global visual technology company, was selected by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron to assist him in showcasing the first “mass audience” demonstration of cinema projection that demonstrates the higher frame-rate delivery necessary for the next generation of 3D films. The demonstration took place at CinemaCon 2011 at The Colosseum of Caesars Palace.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Arqiva Partners with Sony to Deliver 3D Wimbledon Tennis to Worldwide Cinemas —Mar 31, 2011
Sony has selected Arqiva as their technology partner for the live global 3D distribution of the 2011 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships to worldwide cinemas. This will be the first time this famous tournament has been transmitted live to cinemas or seen in stunning high-definition 3D, and so it represents an innovative and unique viewing opportunity for tennis enthusiasts all around the world. Four key matches will be transmitted - the men’s semi-finals, the women’s final and the men’s final.  Full Release
Zhuhai China Film Cinema Service Purchases 100 XPAND 3D Cinema Systems —Mar 30, 2011
In a sale that delivers its world-leading 3D technology to an even greater number of moviegoers in one of the world’s largest cinema markets, XPAND 3D has announced a deal with Zhuhai China Film Cinema Service Co., Ltd for 100 XPAND 3D cinema systems. This is the first sale XPAND has made with Zhuhai, which belongs to the China Film Group Corporation.  Full Release
XPAND 3D to Provide 3D Bundles Featuring the Doremi Cinema DCP-2000 Digital Cinema Server —Mar 30, 2011
In an announcement that provides cinema exhibitors with comprehensive, affordable and state-of-the-art 3D systems, XPAND 3D is offering 3D Bundles that include world-class components from XPAND 3D and Doremi. Available in North and South America, these 3D Bundles give exhibitors the opportunity to cost-effectively equip their theaters with the highest-performing 3D solution on the market.  Full Release
XPAND 3D Introduces XPAND Infinity™: New High-Quality 3D System for Large Cinema Screens —Mar 29, 2011
In a groundbreaking product introduction, XPAND 3D today announced the XPAND Infinity™, a complete 3D system that is designed to deliver the best possible viewing experience in any cinema. The XPAND Infinity system features two different models of eyewear and offers optimal 3D performance, multi-directional synchronization and the highest 3D contrast ratio ever delivered.  Full Release
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Cinema City International Chooses MasterImage 3D as the New 3D Systems Provider for its Growing Cinema Empire —Mar 28, 2011
MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices, announced today that Cinema City International (CCI), the third largest multiplex theatre operator in Europe, has chosen MasterImage 3D as its new 3D cinema system supplier.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD Surpasses 15,000 3D Cinema Screens —Mar 28, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, today announced that the company has surpassed 15,000 installations of its 3D Cinema System at motion picture theatres worldwide.  Full Release
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Cinema City International Chooses MasterImage 3D as the New 3D Systems Provider for its Growing Cinema Empire —Mar 28, 2011
MasterImage 3D, Inc, a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices, announced today that Cinema City International (CCI), the third largest multiplex theatre operator in Europe, has chosen MasterImage 3D as its new 3D cinema system supplier.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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First Movie in India Featuring Dolby Surround 7.1: Rohan Sippy's Dum Maaro Dum —Mar 25, 2011
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that Ramesh Sippy Entertainment's Dum Maaro Dum will be released on April 22 in India with Dolby® Surround 7.1.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
Volfoni presents the next generation of active 3D glasses, EDGE™ 1.2, at CinemaCon in Las Vegas March 28th - 31st —Mar 23, 2011
French 3D glasses designer Volfoni® will be at the CinemaCon conference taking place March 28th - 31st at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. CinemaCon brings together members of the National Association of Theatre Owners, as well as others in the cinematic industry. During the show, Volfoni® will present their next generation of 3D glasses, designed with the movie theater in mind: EDGE™1.2  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Announces $15M Strategic Investment by Samsung Ventures —Mar 22, 2011
3D technology company, MasterImage 3D, Inc. announced today that it has received a $15M investment from Samsung Ventures. MasterImage 3D provides auto-stereoscopic 3D displays and 3D content creation tools for mobile devices, and 3D digital cinema solutions.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Dolby Announces Next-Generation 3D Glasses at CinemaCon 2011 —Mar 21, 2011
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced the availability of its next-generation Dolby® 3D glasses. Designed with Dolby’s 3D technical know-how, the expertise of a leading eyewear design company, and 3M’s new multilayer optical film lenses, the glasses are compatible with Dolby 3D Digital Cinema systems currently installed.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
Kinoton Showcases 3D Engineering Accomplishments at PRIME Symposium —Mar 10, 2011
The PRIME Symposium on February 17 marked the conclusion of a three-year research project, known by the acronym PRIME (for Production and Projection Techniques for Immersive Media), that was sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.  Full Release
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Sony and Wimbledon Serve a 3D Ace! —Mar 7, 2011
For the first time ever, the finals of Wimbledon, the premier tennis championships in the world will this year be filmed in 3D and screened live in High Definition 3D to 3D capable cinemas around the world. The live 3D production, in partnership with the Wimbledon host broadcaster the BBC, will also be offered to interested global broadcasters.  Full Release Past Sony Digital Cinema Press Rels. Sony Digital Cinema Dir. Page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
Arqiva Distributes World’s First Live 3D Opera to Cinemas —Mar 3, 2011
Arqiva has worked with major rights holder More2Screen to deliver a world first to digital cinema audiences around the UK and Ireland.  On 23 February Arqiva’s digital cinema satellite platform distributed the world’s first live opera to cinemas in digital 3D.  The English National Opera performance of Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia was directed by Oscar-winning film director Mike Figgis.  Full Release
‘Carmen in 3D’ Coming to Theaters Saturday, March 5 Exclusively in RealD 3D —Mar 2, 2011
CARMEN IN 3D, a co-production of RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) and the internationally renowned Royal Opera House, opens worldwide on Saturday, March 5 exclusively in RealD 3D-equipped theatres at major cinema chains worldwide. The first-ever live opera shot and released in 3D, CARMEN IN 3D will play in more than 1,500 theaters worldwide, making it the widest release of a theatrical entertainment event. Check local theatre listings for dates and show times or visit www.Carmen3D.com for more information.  Full Release
For the First Time in Europe, at the Cebit Conference in Hanover, Germany March 1 – 5, Volfoni® Will Unveil Activeyes® —Feb 25, 2011
As a sneak-peak for Europe, French company Volfoni®  will exhibit their latest product, ActivEyes®, at CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany, March 1 – 5. ActivEyes are a new generation of intelligent 3D glasses, revolutionizing the way we view 3D content.  Full Release
Xpand 3D Makes High Quality Cinema Affordable As 3D Content Surges: —Feb 23, 2011
With over 50 3D movies expected to hit cinemas over the course of 2011, XPAND 3D, the global leader in active 3D technologies for home, cinema and education, today announced new, lower pricing for its award-winning cinema-grade X101 3D glasses.  In doing so, the company is fulfilling its vision of providing theater owners with the best business model that couples the world’s best performing 3D technology with lowest operational cost as the volume of 3D content is surging.  Full Release
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RAAM Award Winning Cinema Chooses Masterimage 3D —Feb 16, 2011
WTW Cinemas, who operate 10 screens across three sites in Cornwall, UK won the prestigious RAAM Award for Independent Cinema of the Year 2011, which was presented in February at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Reveals New 3D Displays and Immersive 3D User Interface at Mobile World Congress —Feb 14, 2011
At the mobile industry's premiere event, MasterImage 3D, LLC is giving attendees a look at what's possible with mobile 3D today, via demonstrations of a 3D user interface and ultra-high quality 3D displays for smartphones and tablets. The company will demonstrate its new 7" 3D display and 3D user interfaces from content partner Scaleform at Mobile World Congress (MWC), February 14-17 in Barcelona.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD and Regal Entertainment Group to Double 3D Cinema Screen Count —Jan 27, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies for cinema, consumer electronics and professional applications, and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced today that they have agreed to expand their 3D cinema relationship by adding up to 1,500 additional RealD 3D-enabled screens across the Regal Entertainment Group theatre circuit.  Full Release
More2screen Team Up with Odeon, Vue and Apollo to Broadcast the World’s First Live 3D Opera to Cinemas —Jan 26, 2011
More2Screen, is delighted to announce that on 23 February 2011 the world’s first live opera in digital 3D will be broadcast to selected cinemas across the UK and Ireland. Working with Sky 3D and English National Opera (ENO) and with Arqiva providing the satellite connectivity, cinemas including Odeon, Vue, Apollo and Ormonde are amongst the venues hosting the ground-breaking screening of Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia.  Full Release
International 3D Society to Host 3DNA® Two-Day Conference February 8 & 9, 2011 —Jan 19, 2011
The International 3D Society announced many of its speakers for the 3DNA® Outlook Forum. Attendees and participants include senior 3D content producers and marketing professionals at the kick-off to the Society's 2011 Education Seminar Series.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Showcases Glasses-Free 3D Mobile Displays at CES —Jan 6, 2011
Ramping up its efforts to drive consumer adoption of 3D on mobile devices, 3D technology company MasterImage 3D, LLC is showcasing its glasses-free 3D displays for smart phones and tablets in Las Vegas this week at the Consumer Electronics Show.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
RealD and Samsung LCD Jointly Develop New LCD Based RDZ™ 3D Display Technology —Jan 4, 2011
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies for cinema, consumer electronics and professional applications, and Samsung Electronics LCD Business announced today that the companies are jointly developing a new 3D display technology called RDZ™ that offers full resolution high definition 3D video and is compatible with the same 3D eyewear used in RealD 3D-equipped motion picture theatres around the world.  Full Release
Volfoni Unveils “Activeyes”, World’s First Cross-Over (Active & Passive) and Multi-Functional 3D Eyewear at CES —Jan 3, 2011
Activeyes is the world’s first totally universal eyewear, compatible with all active and passive 3DTVs and PC monitors currently available on the market. Featuring a 2 piece solution composed of glasses and an electronics clip, the product will be available for demo at booth 25711-South Hall Lower Level (3D@Home corner) along with 2 other models optically optimized for 3DTVs or PC monitors.  Full Release
Volfoni releases new EDGE™1.1 DLP®-Link™ 3D glasses —Jan 3, 2011
After successful launch of EDGE™1.0 active 3D glasses, Volfoni, a leading provider of active 3D eyewear in Europe, releases today EDGE™1.1 DLP®-Link™ 3D glasses, designed to meet with the expectations of projectors manufacturers and professionals.  Full Release
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Dolby and Sundance Cinemas Deliver the Ultimate Movie Experience —Dec 16, 2010
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced that the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco will debut its recent installation of Dolby® 3D and Dolby Surround 7.1 at the midnight screening of Tron: Legacy on December 17 in auditorium 1.  Full Release Past Dolby Press Rels. Dolby Dir. Page Dolby Web Site
XPAND Offers Safest 3D Glasses in Cinema —Dec 15, 2010
XPAND, the world’s leading developer of active 3D technology systems for cinema, television and gaming applications, continues to offer the most sanitary, environmentally friendly and highest quality 3D glasses on the market with its washable, reusable electronic 3D glasses and accompanying personal sanitary wipes.  Full Release
Bernard Mendiburu appointed Director of Innovation at Volfoni Intelligent Eyewear —Dec 1, 2010
Volfoni SAS, the Paris-based provider of 3D active eyewear, officially names Bernard Mendiburu as Director of Innovation.  Mendiburu is an expert in 3D post production and collaborated on several projects with Dreamworks Animation and Disney Feature Animation in Los Angeles. He is also the renowned author of “3D Movie Making”, a best-seller in its category, translated in 5 foreign languages.

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Nordisk Choose Masterimage 3D —Nov 25, 2010
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After a careful selection process, Nordisk Film, which operates 115 screens in Denmark and Norway, has selected MasterImage 3D for all its digital screens.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
XpanD Announces New Call Center for Technical Support —Nov 23, 2010
In a move that reinforces XPAND’s commitment to educating consumers as the popularity of 3D continues to skyrocket, XPAND is announcing its new XPAND Call Center for technical support.  Full Release
Volfoni Opens Office in Spain —Nov 18, 2010
Volfoni SAS, the Paris-based provider of active 3D eyewear, and Proyecson S.A, the leading digital cinema integrator in Spain, announced today that they have join forces to respond to the high-growing demand for 3D active glasses in the cinema market. As a result, a joint-venture has been created under the name of “Volfoni AEIE” which combines Proyecson international distribution network and Volfoni technological know-how.  Full Release
VIZIO Licenses RealD 3D Technologies —Nov 17, 2010
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies for cinema, consumer electronics and professional applications, today announced that VIZIO, a leading LED LCD HDTV manufacturer, has licensed RealD’s 3D technologies for their upcoming line-up of 3D TVs.  Full Release
RealD and Wanda Cinema Team Up for 3D Rollout —Nov 16, 2010
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies for cinema, consumer electronics, and professional applications, and Wanda Cinema, China’s largest movie theatre circuit, announced today plans to install RealD 3D technology on up to 500 screens across the Wanda circuit.  Full Release
Consumer Demand Strong for 3D Movies —Oct 26, 2010
The International 3D Society announced today a survey they commissioned concluded virtually 6 of 10 adults (59%) have yet to see a contemporary 3D movie (past three years) -- an untapped and huge  opportunity for consumer discovery.  Full Release
XPAND Universal 3D Glasses Now On Pre-Sale Through Amazon.com —Oct 22, 2010
In a product introduction that transcends the compatibility issues of glasses for 3D televisions, the XPAND Universal 3D Glasses are now available on pre-order through Amazon.com.  Full Release
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International 3D Society Awards Show Content Presented in MasterImage 3D —Oct 20, 2010
Last night's International 3D Society Awards Show at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood was presented in the MasterImage 3D format. The company's Chairman and CEO, Younghoon Lee, was also honored with a Lumiere(TM) award for the MasterImage digital 3D cinema system.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Technicolor and Marcus Theatres® Pact to Deploy Technicolor 3D —Oct 12, 2010
Technicolor (Euronext Paris: FR0010918292; NYSE: TCH) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Marcus Theatres® to install Technicolor 3D, the 35mm film-based 3D system, on 15 screens at select theatre locations.  Full Release Past Technicolor Digital Cinema Press Rels. Technicolor Digital Cinema Dir. Page Technicolor Digital Cinema Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Takes Up Residence at Raleigh Studios Hollywood —Sep 27, 2010
3D technology company MasterImage 3D has expanded its headquarters with a move today into new offices at Raleigh Studios. Located in the heart of Hollywood, MasterImage 3D’s new residence in the long-standing independent studio doubles its footprint and gives the company in-house access to its premiere demonstration and customer training venue, the Charlie Chaplin theatre, which is equipped with the MasterImage digital 3D cinema system.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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MasterImage 3D Delivers Kid-Sized 3D Glasses —Sep 27, 2010
MasterImage 3D, the fastest-growing supplier of digital 3D cinema systems, now offers smaller kid-sized 3D glasses designed to give children the best possible 3D experience in MasterImage 3D-equipped theaters.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
Kodak Announces Revolutionary 3D Digital Movie Projection Technology —Sep 16, 2010
Eastman Kodak Company announced today that it has developed revolutionary laser projection technology that delivers both 2D and bright 3D images within today's stringent technical standards for digital motion picture presentation. Kodak is currently demonstrating a prototype projector incorporating the KODAK Laser Projection Technology to key industry leaders.  Full Release
Miranda Licenses RealD Format for its Stereoscopic 3D Signal Processor —Sep 11, 2010
Miranda Technologies today announced that it has licensed the stereoscopic RealD Format, from ReadD Inc, to broaden the conversion capabilities of its Densité 3DX-3901 stereoscopic 3D signal processor module.  Full Release
RGB Networks Teams up with RealD to Showcase Advanced 3D Processing Capabilities at IBC 2010 —Sep 8, 2010
RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, in collaboration with RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, is demonstrating how RGB’s technology allows video service providers to confidently launch 3D services over their current networks with minimal impact on their infrastructure and operations. The live demonstration highlights how RGB’s products – including the Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG), Broadcast Network Processor (BNP) and Dynamic Bandwidth Manager (DBM) – enable video service providers to cost-effectively deliver 3D content today.  Full Release
International 3D Society Announces 3D Technology Lumiere™ Award Winners —Sep 8, 2010
The International 3D Society, established to advance the art and technologies of stereoscopic 3D content and its innovators, today announced the 2010 recipients of its prestigious Lumiere™ Award. Recognizing the most important recent accomplishments within the stereoscopic 3D medium, the Lumiere™ Award will be formally presented during the 3D Technology Awards on Oct. 19 at Mann’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.  Full Release
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Meyer Sound Cinema Experience Featured in Toronto's Exquisite New TIFF Bell Lightbox —Sep 7, 2010
Meyer Sound Cinema Experience audio systems will be featured in two premier cinemas at Toronto's new TIFF Bell Lightbox, a dazzling new five-story complex in downtown Toronto that is destined to become a leading international centre for film. TIFF Bell Lightbox is slated to open on September 12th during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival®.  Full Release Past Meyer Sound Press Rels. Meyer Sound Dir. Page Meyer Sound Web Site
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Meyer Sound Named Official Sponsor, Conference Audio Provider to 3D Entertainment Summit —Sep 7, 2010
Meyer Sound, a leading designer and manufacturer of self-powered loudspeakers, has been named official sponsor, conference audio provider of the 3rd annual 3D Entertainment Summit(tm) produced by Unicomm, Inc. and The Bob Dowling Group and presented in association with Variety, September 15-16, 2010 at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City, Calif.  Full Release Past Meyer Sound Press Rels. Meyer Sound Dir. Page Meyer Sound Web Site
XpanD Provides 3D Technology At Venice International Film Festival For Third Straight Year —Sep 3, 2010
Underscoring its world-leading 3D technology capabilities, XpanD will once again provide the 3D technology at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. Five thousand XpanD X101 3D glasses will be used as five international juries assess and bestow the Lion’s Award to the world’s best in film.  Full Release
RealD and Polaroid Eyewear Sign Global License Agreement for Polaroid® Premium 3D Eyewear —Aug 18, 2010
Polaroid Eyewear, a division of Stylemark AG, and RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD), a leading provider of 3D technology for cinema, consumer electronics and professional applications, announced today that they have signed a global license agreement to use the RealD brand in conjunction with the launch of a new generation of curved 3D glasses - Polaroid Premium 3D Eyewear.  Full Release
XpanD Partners With Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance To Deliver 3D Production Of 60th Anniversary Event In Style —Aug 16, 2010
On August 15th in one of the world’s most prestigious events bringing together performance and style, global 3D leader XpanD in partnership with Weisman Entertainment Inc (WEI) will be capturing all the action at the 60th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in native 3D for future television and VOD broadcast. The 3D production will be distributed across television broadcast and other entertainment outlets around the world for luxury and classic car & motorcycle enthusiasts to experience the depth, detail and beauty of the vehicles.  Full Release
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Technicolor 3D Surpasses 250 Screens in North America —Aug 11, 2010
Further supporting the successful launch of Technicolor 3D, the 35mm 3D solution,Technicolor (Euronext Paris 18453; NYSE: TCH) today announced it has installed its Technicolor 3D system on more than 250 screens in North America just four months after its initial debut in theatres. This milestone demonstrates the continued industry demand for 3D and exhibitor confidence in the Technicolor 3D format as a high-quality, affordable 3D solution.  Full Release Past Technicolor Digital Cinema Press Rels. Technicolor Digital Cinema Dir. Page Technicolor Digital Cinema Web Site
XpanD Sponsors Refurbishment Of Iconic Cinema in West Bank: Cinema Jenin To Open With Festival And New 3D Theater —Jul 22, 2010
With an ambitious goal of bringing cutting-edge entertainment and good will to the West Bank, German filmmaker Marcus Vetter has teamed with international sponsors, including global 3D leader XpanD, to renovate and reopen the sole-standing cinema complex in the city of Jenin.  The project is inspired by Vetter’s documentary, offering the war-torn area an entertainment venue that hasn’t opened its doors since the 1980s.  Full Release
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Korea's Largest Theatre Chain CJ CGV Standardizes on MasterImage Digital 3D Cinema Systems —Jul 19, 2010
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3D technology company MasterImage 3D, LLC announced today that CJ CGV, the largest theatre chain in Korea, recently converted 58 additional screens to 3D with MasterImage digital 3D cinema systems. In addition to supplying systems for all of CJ CGV's 160 3D theatres, MasterImage 3D has also installed four systems in Korea's Lotte Cinema in Suncheon.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
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Ballantyne Strong to Significantly Enhance Cinema Screen Production Capacity Through $6 Million Expansion Program —Jul 15, 2010
Ballantyne Strong, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BTN), a provider of digital cinema projection equipment and services, cinema screens and other cinema products, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the Joliette, Quebec (Canada) facility that houses its Strong/MDI cinema screen manufacturing operations, as well as an adjacent parcel of land. Strong/MDI previously leased the facility.  Full Release Past Ballantyne Strong Inc. Press Rels. Ballantyne Strong Inc. Dir. Page Ballantyne Strong Inc. Web Site
Hinge Digital Officially Launches Full-service 3D Animation and VFX Facility —Jul 14, 2010
Answering the demand for customized high-quality CG services, Hinge Digital today announces its official debut as a premier full-service 3D animation and visual effects studio. Founded by Roland Gauthier, Michael Kuehn and Alex Tysowsky, Hinge Digital offers over four decades of combined experience in high-quality photo-real CG and character animation at renowned studios including Walt Disney Fea.ture Animation, Sony Imageworks and Laika Entertainment.  Full Release
Sensio Successful in Delivery to 33 Countries of First Worldwide Live 3D Event: 2010 Fifa World Cup™ —Jul 14, 2010
SENSIO® Technologies Inc. (TSX.V:SIO) is proud to announce that the broadcast to cinemas, live and in 3D, of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ has been a resounding success.  Full Release
The Fashion World Adds Another Dimension With XpanD At Paris Haute Couture Week —Jul 13, 2010
Bringing high style to high tech at the fashion world’s most prestigious event, XpanD took the runway at Paris Haute Couture Week, 5-8 July 2010. With XpanD 3D technology, the world’s most beautiful clothing and accessories will look even more stunning! In partnership with Looping Productions, XpanD shot select fashion shows in native 3D and will produce content for television broadcasts in July. Now, more than ever, XpanD 3D is truly “in vogue!”  Full Release
GOOOOOAL! Cinedigm's First-Ever, LIVE 3D Broadcast of 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) Final Sells Out —Jul 13, 2010
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema and in theatrical distribution of LIVE 3D events, today shared the success of its 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) LIVE 3D broadcast. Cinedigm carried the championship match between Spain and the Netherlands to select Cinedigm Certified(TM) theatres around the United States and Canada, marking the first-ever cinematic live 3D broadcast of the world's most popular sporting event final. Thousands of fans flocked to the broadcast; close to 50 percent of locations sold out multiple screens and all saw per-customer grosses.  Full Release
Tickets on Sale Now for FIFA World Cup™ Final LIVE 3D on Movie Screens in the United States and Canada —Jul 6, 2010
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), distributor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final in LIVE 3D to theatres announced today that all 15 locations showing the event have tickets available for sale. The 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final will take place on July 11, 2010, at 2:30pm EDT and will be broadcast by Cinedigm to 15 theatres in stunning LIVE 3D from Johannesburg, South Africa. For a full list of locations, go to: http://www.cinedigm.com/sports3d.  Full Release
Severtson Corporation Expands Adding New Location to Increase Screen Production Capacity - Silver 3D Screens —Jul 1, 2010
Severtson Corporation opens a new branch office in Mesa, Arizona to provide more RealD & Technicolor 3D approved Silver Screens. The expansion will also position Severtson Corporation to supply its silver screens to more companies both domestic and international.  Full Release
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Christie Brings 3D Digital Cinema to the “End of the World,” in Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina —Jun 29, 2010
Christie® digital cinema projectors are found all over the world – and now they are also found at the “end of the world.” The Packewaia Cinema in Ushuaia, the capital of the Argentine province of “Tierra del Fuego” (“Land of Fire”) and the southernmost city in the world, has installed a Christie 3D digital projection system that is already playing to packed houses. With digital capabilities, the system can now offer first-run screenings of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, as well as the thrilling experience of 3D cinema.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Cinedigm Teams with FIFA to Deliver the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final in LIVE 3D on the Big Screen in the United States and Canada —Jun 23, 2010
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema and in theatrical distribution of LIVE 3D events, today announced its partnership with FIFA to bring the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Final  in LIVE 3D to a select group of Cinedigm Certified™ theatres in the United States and Canada.  Full Release
International 3D Society Commences 3D University July 17 —Jun 23, 2010
The International 3D Society will be presentng a “3D University” educational series for 3D professionals in association with the Entertainment Technology Center at USC.  The first class is scheduled for July 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Walt Disney Studios and will focus on several 3D applications and processes.  The July seminar will concentrate on 3D theory and applications related to basic capture and stereography concepts; shooting sporting and live events; and budgeting and workflow.  Full Release
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Kinepolis Cinema Group Standardizes on MasterImage Digital 3D Cinema Systems —Jun 22, 2010
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Today at Cinema Expo 2010 in Amsterdam, 3D technology company MasterImage 3D, LLC announced that Kinepolis Cinema Group has standardized on MasterImage digital 3D cinema systems to bring stereoscopic 3D movies and programming to audiences across Europe.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
imm Sound Presenting the imm 3D Upmix at Cinema Expo —Jun 20, 2010
imm Sound is presenting at Cinema Expo ( Amsterdam, June 22-24)  the first product coming out from their technology factory , the imm 3D upmixThis is the first step taken by imm Sound to bring to the movie theatres the missing companion for 3D movies: the imm 3D Sound.  Full Release
RealD Introduces Kid-Sized 3D Glasses —Jun 15, 2010
Just in time for summer movie season, RealD Inc. announced today that kid-sized RealD 3D glasses will be available nationwide in the USA and Canada beginning June 18th at theatres showing Disney-PIXAR’s “Toy Story 3.”  Full Release
New Cinema System from Panavision Makes 3D ‘Simple’ —Jun 15, 2010
Panavision today announced the first 3D system compatible with all cinema screens – white or silver – and all cinema grade projectors – film or digital -- used in theatres worldwide.  The system will be introduced and demonstrated at Cinema Expo International, the worldwide industry trade show, June 21 to 24, in Amsterdam.  Full Release
International 3D Society Announce 2D to 3D Conversion Panel June 17 —Jun 10, 2010
The International 3D Society in association with the Visual Effects Society will present the 2D to 3D Conversion Panel on June 17 from 6-9 p.m. at Sony Pictures Imageworks.  The panel will focus on the latest 2D to 3D conversion technology and processes.  Full Release
SMPTE Convenes Scientific Event To Focus On Next-Generation 3D Acquisition, Conversion, Transmission, Display Technologies 13 - 14 July, NYC —Jun 7, 2010
As the first wave of 3D content and services roll out – including coverage of hockey, baseball, and international soccer as well as popular motion pictures – and manufacturers race in parallel to build the products needed to ride it, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) will convene leading 3D scientists, engineers, and researchers who are laying the foundation for the next generation of 3D standards and technologies. These experts will present their latest findings at a scientific conference 13-14 July 2010 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  Full Release
Cinedigm Teams with SENSIO® to Bring FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament to Theatres Around the Globe in LIVE 3D —Jun 1, 2010
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.(NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced a unique partnership with SENSIO® to bring the first ever globally broadcasted LIVE 3D sporting event to theatres outside the United States.  Full Release
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Landmark Cinemas of Canada Selects Christie 4K-Ready Projectors to Meet Heavy Demand for 3D —May 25, 2010
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Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema, announced that Landmark Cinemas has selected Christie Solaria™ Series 4K-ready digital cinema projectors for installation in six multiplexes across Western Canada.  Landmark Cinemas will thrill audiences with the latest 3D box office hits using the Christie CP2230 and Christie CP2220 projectors, which utilize Academy Award1-winning DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN). Landmark Cinemas is Canada’s largest regional movie exhibition circuit, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  Full Release Past Christie Press Rels. Christie Dir. Page Christie Web Site
Prime Focus Expands 3D Capabilities Worldwide —May 13, 2010
Prime Focus, the global visual entertainment services group, today announced a significant capital investment and expansion of its global Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) pipeline.  Full Release
Europe: Digital Screens More Than Triple in 2009 with 3D as the Driving Force —May 12, 2010
Record growth for Europe’s digital theatres: according to the statistics provided by MEDIA Salles the number of screens equipped with DLP Cinema or SXRD technology at 31 December 2009 came to 4,693 - a 206.9% rise compared to the previous year. 3D proved to be the key growth driver for the digitisation of screens as well as for overall box office. The European Audiovisual Observatory estimates that gross box office for the European Union increased by 12% year-on-year to a new record high of EUR 6.27 billion in 2009, largely thanks to premium prices for 3D screenings.  Full Release
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MasterImage 3D Expands Operations With Launch of European Office —May 10, 2010
3D company MasterImage 3D, LLC has expanded its operations with the opening today of its European office. Located in the UK’s legendary Pinewood Studios, the new office serves the fast-growing number of theaters adopting MasterImage’s 3D digital cinema systems across Europe and will help drive adoption of its auto-stereoscopic 3D display systems.  Full Release Past MasterImage Press Rels. MasterImage Dir. Page MasterImage Web Site
World Cup to kick start 3D TV uptake —May 6, 2010
According to the latest forecasts from Informa Telecoms & Media, over 20 million TV homes globally will be watching 3DTV within five years. Backed by key industry players including set manufacturers, content owners, broadcasters, platforms and satellite operators, 3DTV is expected to be in 1.6% of all homes by 2015.  North America will lead the way in terms of number of 3DTV homes with 9.2 million, Western Europe will be the second largest region with 6.8 million and Asia Pacific third with 4.6 million.  Full Release
XpanD Partners With Cannes Film Festival To Provide Technology For 3D Screenings —May 3, 2010
In an alliance that underscores its international leadership position in the 3D technology market, XpanD is now officially the exclusive technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival for 3D. The partnership, which extends through 2012, will draw on XpanD’s 3D expertise to provide the necessary equipment and training of personnel for all of the 3D screenings shown at the Festival.  Full Release
More About 3D Oct 15, 2007 AccessIT Teamed with International Datacasting and Sensio Technologies Introduces Live 2D and 3D Event Satellite Streaming Through CineLive(SM) Sep 6, 2007 International Datacasting and Sensio Technologies Join Forces to Offer Integrated 3D Digital Cinema Broadcast Solutions Apr 9, 2007 Doremi Servers Provide 3D Playback in over 390 REAL D Theaters For Disney's Animated Feature "Meet the Robinsons"
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Doremi Cinema's number one installed Cinema Server the DCP-2000 is also the most requested 3D server. The DCP-2000 provided 3D playback on nearly 81% of REAL D theaters for the March 30th opening weekend of Disney's animated feature "Meet the Robinsons".
Mar 12, 2007 Dolby Previews Dolby 3D Digital Cinema at ShoWest 2007
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At ShoWest today, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) unveiled details of its new Dolby® 3D Digital Cinema technology, designed to provide consumers with an impressive 3D experience.
Mar 6, 2007 RealD Continues Rapid Expansion By Bringing 3D Cinema Experience to Nearly 700 Installed Screens Worldwide Dec 18, 2006 National Geographic Films to Release on the RealD 3D Platform Oct 30, 2006 Tim Burton's Nightmare in 3-D Bodes Well for 3-D Films Oct 25, 2006 “Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas” becomes first digital 3D film to screen in Scandinavia Aug 10, 2006 GDC Technology First to Deliver Columbia Pictures’ Monster House in Digital 3-D in Asia
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GDC Technology, the leading provider of digital cinema solutions is proud to be the first to deliver Columbia Pictures’ MONSTER HOUSE in 3-D on its flagship SA1000 DSR™ Digital Film Server in Asia. MONSTER HOUSE is the first digital 3-D release in Korea. The movie is presented in REAL D, the Premier Digital 3-D Experience™, exclusively at 11 digital cinema theatres of Lotte Cinemas all across Korea. Lotte Cinemas owns more than 1600 screens throughout Korea and is the country’s second largest exhibitor.
Jul 31, 2006 Dolby Announces Deal With Infitec GmbH to Provide 3-D Technology for Dolby Digital Cinema
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Infitec GmbH, a leading provider of virtual reality 3-D technologies based in Germany, to develop a new 3-D system specifically for digital cinema. The agreement is part of Dolby's dedication to improving the moviegoing experience. The new 3-D technology will provide exhibitors with a 3-D solution for digital cinema that offers superb quality as well as operational flexibility from Dolby, the leading supplier of innovative technologies to the cinema industry.
Jul 27, 2006 REAL D Digital 3D presentation of Columbia Pictures’ MONSTER HOUSE 3D earns $2.4 million domestically opening weekend Jul 26, 2006 Barco enters a new dimension with “Monster House 3D”
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Barco, global leader in digital cinema visualization, today announced that Barco digital cinema projectors are being used for Columbia Pictures’ “Monster House 3D,” which is being presented in the REAL D Digital 3D format at select theatres nationwide. “Monster House” opened in the USA July 21 and was number two at the box office over the weekend.
Jul 24, 2006 Kodak to expand GLOBAL Digital Cinema 3-d installations Jul 21, 2006 Christie Projects "Monster House" in the Real D Digital 3D Format
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Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, announced that Columbia Pictures' "Monster House" in REAL D Digital 3D will use Christie CP2000 DLP Cinema projectors at select theatres throughout the U.S.
Jul 20, 2006 Ballantyne's Subsidiary, Strong Technical Services, Selected for 24 Digital Projector Installations Featuring REAL D Cinema Format; New Subsidiary off to Strong Start
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Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. (Amex: BTN), a provider of motion picture projection, specialty lighting and digital cinema equipment and services, announced today that its Strong Technical Services (STS) subsidiary has been selected to install twenty-four digital projectors with the added capability to deliver REAL D, a state of the art digital 3D cinematic format. The installations are planned for completion in time for the July 21st release of Columbia Pictures' animated feature film Monster House, which opens day-and-date in the REAL D format in selected theaters nationwide.
Jul 17, 2006 Real D Brings Columbia Pictures’ Monster House in Digital 3D to More Than 200 Theatres Jul 17, 2006 QuVIS PROVIDES SINGLE SERVER 3D ‘MONSTER HOUSE’ Jun 27, 2006 QuVIS Enables 3D At Cinema Expo 2006 Jun 19, 2006 BUG Norway creates world's first 3D digital cinema advert May 8, 2006 REAL D and Rave Motion Pictures Theaters Accelerate Digital 3-D Rollout with 20 Screen Deal More
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