Announcement

Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos Power Next Generation of Cinema Sound for TOHO Cinemas in Japan

Featuring first cinema-specific, single enclosure line array speaker design, Christie Vive Audio launches new era of immersive cinema sound in Japan.
Posted 3/12/2015

​​​CYPRESS, Calif. – (March 12, 2015)Christie®, a world leader in entertainment solutions, announced that TOHO Cinemas, a subsidiary of TOHO, Asia’s leading film, theater production and distribution company, is poised to launch a new revolution in cinema sound throughout Japan with the installation of Christie Vive Audio surround sound solutions, powered by Dolby Atmos® sound technology. Installed by Xebex, a subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., the initial rollout of Christie Vive Audio will include installations at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi, the flagship and crown jewel of the organization, as well as Fujimi, Oita, and Shinjuku.

TOHO Cinemas is one of the largest cinema chains in Japan, and among the most recognized brands throughout Asia. It operates more than 595 screens in 64 cinemas including five jointly operated cinemas with 56 screens. The addition of Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos will create the world’s most advanced cinema sound experience for TOHO’s enthusiastic audiences.

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