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Barcelona—Nov 6, 2015
Cinesa and Dolby Laboratories bring Dolby Cinema to Cinesa La Maquinista in Barcelona
The first Dolby Cinema opens in Spain with Dolby Vision laser projection, Dolby Atmos sound technology and amazing design
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Cinesa have today announced the first Dolby Cinema™ in Spain at Cinesa La Maquinista. Dolby Cinema is a premium cinema offering for movie goers that combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design to deliver the total cinema experience.
Cinesa and Dolby have equipped the Dolby Cinema at Cinesa La Maquinista with a Dolby Vision™ laser projection system. This uses state-of-the-art optics and image processing to deliver high dynamic range with enhanced colour technology and a contrast ratio that far exceeds that of any other image technology on the market today. The result is a richer, more detailed viewing experience that delivers strikingly vivid and realistic images that make viewers feel like they are in the movie’s world.
“We are thrilled with our collaboration with Dolby to launch Spain’s first Dolby Cinema. We are confident that Dolby Cinema’s innovative concept will transform the cinema industry. This is an experience like no other that will enable consumers to rediscover cinema like never before,” said Javier Fernández, Cinesa President and General Director.
“Dolby Cinema offers a unique cinema experience that transports the audience into the story. Incredible sound moves anywhere in the Dolby cinema with striking realism, combined with rich and captivating imagery that makes every visit a memorable event from the moment you enter the cinema,” said Javier Foncillas, Senior Regional Director, Western Europe, Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby Cinema enables richer and more detailed storytelling through Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos®, award-winning Dolby sound technology, which moves audio around the theatre, even overhead, with amazing richness and depth. Dolby Cinema combines the latest technology with inspired design to set the mood and take audiences on a unique journey. The Dolby Cinema has undergone sophisticated visual and acoustic room treatments that have been finely tuned. In addition, the dynamic audio/video pathway, faceted acoustic panels and curved wall-to-wall-to-ceiling screen offer a premium cinematic experience.
About Dolby Cinema
Dolby Cinema delivers the total cinema experience. It combines powerful image and sound technologies with inspired cinema design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event. Dolby Cinema includes Dolby Vision—a state-of-the-art authoring and playback imaging technology that enables the cinema to bring the story alive onscreen. Outfitted with Dolby Atmos, a Dolby Cinema transports audiences into the movie with breathtakingly real sound that fills the cinema and flows all around them. When these technologies are combined with the sophisticated Dolby Cinema design, everything comes together to pull moviegoers more deeply into the story and transform their visit into an event.
About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.:
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go.
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Cinesa is a leading cinema exhibitor in Spain, with more than 18 million admissions per year, according to official data from 2014, with 542 cinema screens in over 45 cinema sites based at prime locations in the main cities in Spain. Cinesa has 13 cinemas in Madrid and 10 in Barcelona, with a market share of 41.4% in Madrid and 36.7% in Barcelona city, according to official data from 2014. Cinesa belongs to Odeon Group - UCI Cinemas, owned by the British investment fund Terra Firma which currently has theatres in Spain, Portugal, UK, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Austria. The Odeon Group - UCI Cinemas is the largest cinema exhibitor in the European market and the leader in the UK, Spain and Italy.
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