January 15, 2013
There was a panel last week at the Consumer Electronics Show last week focusing on movie screenings on demand, focusing on two new companies, Tugg and Gathr. They’ve become more popular in the past year after successfully scheduling screenings across the country for art-house films by patron request.
Read more about the new system and its viability in Live Science.
January 9, 2013
AUTHOR: Ing. Juraj Misun, PhD.
A few years ago the Israeli company Cinema City International signed a cooperation agreement with the South Korean firm CJ 4Dplex, a company that provides 4DXTM cinema systems for exhibition firms along with programming content from major Hollywood studios.
This year, however, it seems the cooperation of both companies will start to bear fruit. Not only will Cinema City restore some of its most visited European auditoriums into the new technology, but from this process also advertisers may benefit.
January 4, 2013
The Daily Herald looked at the grim future for drive-ins across the country with the cost of digital conversion. Some are making the jump and hoping they’ll get their money while others are pursuing financing or closing up shop. While theaters around the world struggle, this already vulnerable sector is really feeling the pressure.
November 27, 2012
November 20, 2012
NEC Digital Cinemas has two slightly used (offlease) digital projectors that came from a recently closed cinema in Oklahoma. They’re looking for $35K each and would provide an exhibitor financing over 5 or 6 years, making the payments manageable.
Below are the specs
Two (2) Pre-Owned NEC NC1600C-A Digital Cinema Projectors (specifications below) • NEC NC1600C-A Digital Cinema Projector • Lens: 1.90-3.25 NEC1600C NEC-60LS19Z-71.1mm • Mounting rack USL DAX-RAX • Digital Base Assy Blue • Top Kit NEC NC1600C Base with 4/ Doors • D to A Converter USL DAX-602
• NEC NC1600C-A Digital Cinema Projector • Lens: 1.4-2.05 NEC1600C NEC-60LS14Z 31.2-45.6mm • Mounting rack USL DAX-RAX • Digital Base Assy Blue • Top Kit NEC NC1600C Base with 4/ Doors • D to A Converter USL DAX-602
Please Contact Palma Rizzi: (800)451-5361 Ext 314 for any inquiries or questions.
November 16, 2012
October 26, 2012
CHARLOTTE, MI — The second-generation owners of the Eaton Twin Theatres are preparing to make the expensive transition to digital projection. They hope to purchase a digital projector for its main floor auditorium but cannot afford a second digital projector for the smaller upstairs auditorium in the former balcony.
Further details are in the Lansing State Journal
October 12, 2012
SCHAUMBURG, IL — What’s being billed as Chicago’s first 5-D Cinema is rolling out at the Woodfield Mall later this cinema. PIX 5D Cinema will present 12-15 minute movie shorts that hit all the senses.
Read more in the Northwest Herald
October 8, 2012
September 20, 2012
James Cameron shared his views on why cinemas will survive in USA Today. He feels that new technology to make the theater experience more immerssive is the key to its success.