Announcement

Dolby Selects Christie to Co-Develop Dolby Vision Projection Systems for Dolby Cinema

First install, JT Eindhoven, will also unleash best immersive audio experience, using Dolby Atmos sound format and Christie Vive audio speakers.
Posted 12/3/2014

Cypress, Calif., and San Francisco, December 3, 2014 — Christie® and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) are pleased to announce that Christie will co-develop, supply, install, and service proprietary Dolby Vision™ projection systems for Dolby Cinema™, a branded premium cinema offering for exhibitors and moviegoers that delivers the total cinema experience. Christie’s projection technologies will ensure that Dolby Cinema combines a spectacular image with immersive sound and inspired design, to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event.

Dolby Cinema will feature the Dolby Vision projection system, which uses state-of-the-art optics and image processing to deliver high dynamic range (HDR) with enhanced color technology that has been praised by filmmakers for its amazing contrast, high brightness, and color range that more closely matches what the human eye can see. This new proprietary HDR technology with enhanced color uses two newly designed high-frame-rate (HFR) capable Christie 4K laser projection heads that feature a highly customized and unique light path. Combined with Christie’s 6P modular laser light sources, this technology delivers high-contrast images and ultra-brightness, which define the visual excellence of Dolby Cinema.

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