Monthly Archives: April 2012

JVC Kenwood Converts Premiere Catalog Titles to Blu-ray 3D

JVC KENWOOD and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced today that I, Robot, the successful science-fiction action film, will be the first title in a series of legacy movies being converted to Blu-ray 3D for the home. JVC KENWOOD has [more...]

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LG Opens Beta Cloud Real-time Streaming Service Supporting 3D Content for Smartphones, PCs and Smart TVs

LG Electronics (LG) announced the beta opening of LG Cloud service on May 1 with the aim of providing seamless connectivity and streaming access to all digital content across various electronic devices. Although cloud is today’s hottest IT buzzwords, LG [more...]

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21st Century 3D Launches BX4 Stereoscopic Beamsplitter Rig

21st Century 3D has introduced the all new BX4 3D beam splitter mirror rig. BX4 represents the culmination of 21 years of experience in stereoscopic production. Designed specifically for RED EPIC, RED Scarlet, Arri Alexa M, Canon C500 and C300, [more...]

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CamBLOCK Releases Lens Control System and Micro-3D Beamsplitter

NAB 2012 CamBLOCK proudly announces the revolutionary lensBLOCK add-on for the camBLOCK modular motion control system. camBLOCK inventor Stewart Mayer says “Our customers asked for this so we developed and catered it specifically to their needs. The new lensBLOCK system [more...]

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PALME Middle East Welcomes AV Integration Companies

Extron displays superior streaming/switching while Prysm shows high-impact videowall Flying the flag for AV integration at PALME-Middle East (May 1-3, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre) are Californian giants Extron Electronics — while other high profile companies representing the AV [more...]

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3D A-to-Z: An Encyclopedic Dictionary

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By Richard W. Kroon Paperback: 180 pages Publisher: McFarland (June 15, 2012) Since the invention of the stereoscope in 1830, stereoscopic 3D has remained on the cutting edge of the media and entertainment industry. Every 20 to 30 years, a [more...]

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Sony Digital Cinema Announces High Frame Rate and High Bit-Rate Software-Only Upgrade Program

Innovative Software Update Set to Bring Existing Sony Digital Cinema 4K Customers Smooth, High-Frame Rate 3D Projection As It Was Meant To Be Seen, Without the Complexity Sony Digital Cinema today announced its High Frame Rate upgrade program, further demonstrating [more...]

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Image Matters, intoPIX, MikroM and Virident Collaborate on High Frame Rate & High Bit Rate Tests For Cinema Image Quality

High Frame Rate & High Bit Rate Test Equipment and Test Series For Cinema Image Quality The target is a series of tests in early June 2012 in Burbank, CA, area, coordinated by Michael Karagosian of MKPE Consulting, and cinematographers [more...]

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Christie, Park Road and Weta Co-Operate To Improve High Frame Rate Digital Cinema Presentations

Projection, Post Production and Visual Effects Leaders To Exchange Ideas, Test Results and Evaluations on Current Industry Directions Christie® has signed a technology co-operation agreement with Park Road Post Production Ltd. (“Park Road”) and Weta Digital Ltd. (“Weta”) to work [more...]

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Christie Hosts Cinema Industry Heavyweights at High Frame Rate Laser Projection Demo

Prototype Christie Laser-Engine Projector Shows James Cameron HFR demo reel and generic clips Christie® hosted a high frame rate (HFR) Summit on Thursday, 12th April at Christie’s worldwide centre for engineering, research and development in Kitchener, Ontario, touring cinema-industry luminaries [more...]

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