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Articles Tagged Cinema

  • Thursday, September 01, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/01/16 09:56 AM,
    The Alcons Audio CRMSC-SRHOR surround is a 2-way passive-filtered full range loudspeaker, designed to meet all requirements of immersive cinema surround sound formats. Featuring the multiple-patented Alcons pro-ribbon driver technology, the CRMSC-SRHOR monitor combines clarity and intelligibility with a high dynamic range. The CRMSC-SRHOR system consists of one RBN202 pro-ribbon driver for HF and a vented 6.5-inch mid-bass for LF reproduction. The HF section has an 400 Watt peak power input, enabling a 1:16 dynamic range with up to 90%… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/01/16 08:01 AM,
    Meyer Sound’s involvement in the cinema world began back in 1980 when John Meyer built the original 650 subwoofer for the multichannel sound system touring with the 70mm theatrical release of Francis Ford Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now.”  Coppola later said, “If only every theater had a system like this they would have the same remarkable experience I have on my stage.” As Meyer Sound makes its professional cinema systems available to the residential home theater market, high end home theater connoisseurs… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:06 AM,
    Meyer Sound and Fantasy Studios announce a collaboration on the newly re-launched Fantasy Film Center.  Featuring a Meyer Sound cinema system, the completely refurbished historic Fantasy Film Center now has a new 5.1/7.1 monitoring system comprised of three Acheron 80 screen channel loudspeakers, 10 HMS-12 surround loudspeakers, two 650-P subwoofers, and a Galileo loudspeaker management system with one Galileo 408 and one Galileo 616 processor for system drive and optimization. Fantasy Studios’ director Jeffrey Wood commented, “Fantasy Film Center was… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016
    PSW Staff 06/01/16 12:33 PM,
    The new Meyer Sound Galileo GALAXY network platform will make its worldwide debut at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. As the next generation of the Galileo processor line, GALAXY offers advanced processing power and networking standards. Visit the Meyer Sound booth to learn about the company’s approach towards technological innovation in sound reinforcement. In demo room N112, “Real World SPL” will present the company’s approach towards measuring SPL (sound pressure level) to achieve real-world results. The importance of headroom and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallationManufacturerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
    PSW Staff 05/25/16 11:48 AM,
    The recently upgraded Sala Energia auditorium at the Arcadia Melzo multiplex in suburban Milan, Italy is the first cinema anywhere to power all of its screen channels with Meyer Sound LEOPARD line array loudspeakers. The 630-seat Sala Energia now contains the most powerful permanent Meyer Sound cinema system in the world, as well as one of Europe’s largest Dolby Atmos systems. “When I first heard the LEOPARD-based system in our Sala Energia, I was so excited and enthusiastic that I… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/09/16 09:31 AM,
    QSC has announced the promotion of Mark Mayfield to director, global cinema marketing, where he has overall responsibility for developing and executing marketing strategy, in addition to functioning as product manager, for QSC Cinema. Mayfield joined the company in 2013 as cinema marketing manager, handling sales and marketing collateral, trade shows, public relations, web development, and advertising. “In his three years at QSC, Mark has successfully retooled QSC’s marketing presence in the cinema industry and greatly improved our customer communications,”… View this story
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  • Monday, December 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/28/15 11:21 AM,
    The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) announces that the newly crafted NAB Show’s ‘The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,’ produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive today — and especially into the future. Scheduled for April 16-17 during the 2016 NAB Show, the refocused technical conference will examine this topic with an emphasis on the work and inspiration of the industry’s newest generation… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineer

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/17/15 07:44 AM,
    IF you’ve seen the latest Star Wars installment, there’s a good chance you were sitting in a cinema decked out with Krix loudspeakers. The global company began in 1974 in a backyard garage in suburban Adelaide, South Australia and has evolved into a major manufacturer.. Its 24 staff – including five Krix brothers - have made loudspeakers for more than 3000 cinemas in about 30 countries worldwide and thousands more systems for private homes. Chief executive Gary Krix said the… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/24/14 09:36 AM,
    One of the longest-established cinema chains in the Netherlands, JT Cinemas has spent the last few years investing in new sites and upgrading its existing venues to offer Dutch audiences the best possible experience. Working closely with leading cinema solutions provider dcinex, JT has chosen Alcons Audio systems for the cutting edge Dolby Atmos installation at its Kerkrade site. JT distinguishes itself from its competitors by having the highest quality cinema technology in its venues. When Dolby approached dcinex to… View this story
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  • Monday, August 18, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/18/14 06:07 AM,
    For the launch of the summer blockbuster film X-Men: Days of Future Past, 20th Century Fox staged its worldwide premiere at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on midtown Manhattan’s west side. The debut of the $200-million-plus film, attended by Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry and other stars, was a huge event filling a hall inside the cavernous Javits Center and illuminating a 75-foot-wide screen hung on the hall’s north wall. The showing also had to be… View this story
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