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Articles Tagged Cinema

  • Monday, December 28, 2015
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    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
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  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
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    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
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    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
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    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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  • Thursday, February 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/20/14 12:21 PM,
    To prepare its students for the explosive growth of digital media, Louisiana State University (LSU) has installed a Meyer Sound cinema system and a Constellation acoustic system in its new Louisiana Digital Media Center (DMC). With these latest tools, the DMC gives users of the room utmost flexibility for everything from film showings and interactive digital media presentations, to experimental music concerts and intimate meetings. DMC’s AV systems were designed and specified by Bill Schuermann, senior consultant of Houston-based HFP… View this story
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  • Monday, May 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/20/13 10:05 AM,
    The Iluzjon cinema in Warsaw, Poland, has been home to the Polish National Film Archive since the mid-50s, and is also Warsaw’s main art-house cinema. The venue, which had remained in its original state until just two years ago, has recently undergone a massive renovation. At the heart of the audio system, which was designed by audio consultant and system designer, Wojciech Zielinski from pro audio specialists, Dysten, is an Innovason Eclipse GT running a fully networked Fohhn Audio PA… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/17/13 02:04 PM,
    Underscoring its commitment to the increasingly popular Dolby ATMOS platform, South African cinema chain Ster-Kinekor recently deployed Harman’s JBL Professional cinema loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at its flagship Gateway Cinema in Durban. The system was unveiled in December at a premiere for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. South Africa professional audio distributor Wild & Marr supplied all the HARMAN components for the installation. The theatre features five JBL ScreenArray 4732 loudspeakers with three suspended left-right-rear JBL 4642A dual… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 14, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/14/13 01:39 PM,
    NBCUniversal has recently completed the refurbishment of its Central St Giles offices in London. The project included the creation of two state-of-the-art preview theatres for executive and private screenings. Alcons cinema specific C-series loudspeakers were chosen as an integral part of the installation. “For NBCUniversal’s new facility at Central St. Giles, we wanted to achieve the highest quality environment for sound and image,” says cinema optics consultant Laurence Claydon, who engaged acoustic consultancy company White Mark on the project. “We… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 29, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/29/12 12:46 PM,
    SLS Audio of Ozark, MO has appointed Charles (Chuck) Mulhearn to take the reins of their growing Commercial Cinema division. As Director of Cinema Sales Worldwide, Mulhearn will focus his years of experience in the Cinema industry towards managing the expanding channel to market success SLS is experiencing. Mulhearn has been in the Professional Audio Industry for over 35 years and spent 30 years with Klipsch Audio Technologies developing many different domestic and international market segments for their company. He… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 03, 2009
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    PSW Staff 12/03/09 11:05 AM, 0 Comments
    The Australian War Memorial (AWM) in Canberra recently embarked on a major exhibit, recording and reproducing the very-real exploits of Australian pilots in the skies over the Western Front in France and in the Middle East. Bruce Brown, Project Manager with Mental Media in Sydney, oversaw the AV installation, which included consulting on the hardware design, specs, and documentation in collaboration with Alex Smythe, AV Manager at the Memorial. The technical infrastructure drew heavily on cinema loudspeakers from Martin Audio.… View this story
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