Monthly Archives: November 2012

Electrosonic Plays Part in Five Thea Award-Winning Projects Including Transformers: The Ride 3D

Electrosonic is pleased to announce that it has taken part in five projects that have captured Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Presented by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the Thea Awards recognize and honor excellence and breakthrough innovation in visitor [more...]

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Doremi Releases 3D HFR Updates for its IMBs

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 [more...]

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Barco and Partners Win Gold ITEA Achievement Award for JEDI European 3DTV Project

Barco, one of the leading contributors to the JEDI project, proudly announces that the project has won a Gold ITEA Achievement Award. JEDI (Just Explore Dimensions), a part of the ITEA2 (Information Technology for European Advancement – EUREKA cluster program [more...]

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Balfour Uses Dimenco Glasses-Free 3D Displays for Advertising Campaigns at Amsterdam Central Station

Balfour – a London based 3D advertising company has installed multiple Dimenco glasses-free 3D displays at Amsterdam Central Station (Metro lobby). Along with the displays in the recently opened cinema Pathe Amersfoort the 3D glasses-free displays are now truly making [more...]

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Lumens and 3D-Hub Launch 3D101 Ladibug 3D Visualiser to the Education Market in the UK

Teachers can now project images in 3D to their students, thanks to the UK’s first 3D visualiser from Lumens and 3D-Hub.  Visualisers (or document cameras) allow teachers to project images, perhaps of a science experiment, document or artefact, to the [more...]

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3D FILM & MUSIC FEST Announces 2012 Program

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On 3 December, 3D Day, Barcelona will become the international focus of music in 3D. 3D FILM & MUSIC FEST will bring the best music films produced in 3D to the city. 3 events, 3 dates and 3 different venues [more...]

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High Frame Rate Technology Overview for Exhibitors

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By Christie Background A hand-cranked history Frame rate refers to the number of images displayed by a projector within one second. In the early days of cinema, silent movies were shot by hand-cranked cameras at frame rates of anywhere from [more...]

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Getting Ready for High Frame Rates in Digital Cinema

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By Tom Bert, Product Marketing Manager Barco Introduction The digitization of cinema projection started around the year 2000. Since then, multiple forces and sources have both accelerated and decelerated the conversion. For example, the release of Avatar, the most popular [more...]

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EDCF Technical Support Group White Paper on High Frame Rates

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By EDCF Technical Support Group Background The initial requirement from DCI was to support a 2K frame Rate of 24 frames per second or 48 frames per second (thereafter called fps). For 4K systems the frame rate was set at [more...]

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Depth Mapping for Stereoscopic Videos

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By Tao Yan, Rynson W.H. Lau, Yun Xu, and Liusheng Huang, University of Science and Technology of China & City University of Hong Kong Abstract Stereoscopic videos have become very popular in recent years. Most of these videos are developed [more...]

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