Dolby Laboratories and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in theatres December 18, will be available as a Dolby Cinema experience.
Ymagis Group today announced the completion of three installations with Dolby Atmos, with plans to equip additional screens in the agreement signed with Greek cinema exhibitor Village Cinemas. For the very first time in Greece, moviegoers now can enjoy their favorite films with groundbreaking audio technology in two major cities: in Athens at Village Cinemas at the Mall Athens and at Village Cinemas at Athens Metro Mall as well as at the Village Cinemas at Mediterranean Cosmos in the northern city of Thessaloniki.
Marcus Theatres newest cineplex, the Gurnee Mills Cinema near Chicago, features an integrated sound system that delivers an immersive audio experience.
Southern Theatres’ Movie Tavern Flourtown 8 in Flourtown, Pennsylvania marks the installation of the 200th Christie Vive Audio system. Christie says it expects to have the 300th Vive Audio system installed by the opening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens on December 18.
GDC Technology will install DTS:X sound in four premium large format screens at three new Epic Theatres locations in the first quarter of 2016. GDC’s Immersive Sound Media Server, the SX-2000X, powers the new system. It is the only digital cinema server currently available in the market capable of rendering DTS:X in real-time.
Christie has extended its Vive Audio line with the introduction of the LA2 premium screen channel loudspeaker and the LA3S-3ohm premium surround channel loudspeaker. The speakers continue the Christie Vive tradition of using ribbon-driver technology to provide perfect timbre matching, enhanced voice intelligibility and low distortion, helping exhibitors complete the experience for their movie-going audiences.
PVR, the largest multiplex chain in India, today announced plans to install Dolby Atmos in 50 of its cinema screens across the country over the next two years. When completed, this will be one of the largest rollouts of Dolby Atmos screens by any multiplex chain in India until now.
Ymagis Group and Austrian cinema exhibitor Cineplexx will equip up to nine additional Cineplexx auditoriums with Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology.
Wanda Cinema Line, the largest movie theater operator in China, has equipped its latest Wanda Hall 9 auditorium at Wujiaochang Wanda Cinema in Shanghai with Christie’s Vive Audio system, which utilizes ribbon driver speakers and Class D amplifiers.
Cinema 21, the largest movie theater chain in Indonesia, has installed Southeast Asia’s first Christie Vive Audio cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art Auditorium 2 at the Epicentrum XXI complex in Central Jakarta.