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Inavate Asia Pacific
Catching a movie at the cinema is one of Asia Pacific’s favourite pastimes. Hurrairah bin Sohail takes a look at how the audio and visual technology, as well as the market, is developing.
Movies are big business in Asia Pacific. Increased demand for films from countries like China has made the APAC region an important market globally. Asia Pacific also has its own thriving film industries in countries like India, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan just to name a few. This makes the cinema sector an extremely interesting and attractive sector for the AV industry.
Thales, leader in critical information systems and cyber security, announced it had won the silver award for Best Deployment and Case Study in InfoSecurity Products Guide Global Excellence Awards with its protection of a digital cinema distribution system for Qube Cinema. Filmmakers, producers and distributors can now encrypt their digital content and protect their intellectual property while still keeping it easily accessible to authorized users.
IBC, September 12-16, 2014, Booth #7.F45
Powering Full 4K Color Grading and DCP Review of Feature Films
Playa Vista, CA: June 24, 2014… Qube Cinema has installed its XP-I server and Xi 4K integrated media block (IMB) in Super Star Power Productions’ new 4K DI suite in Los Angeles. The combination postproduction facility and theater offers a seamless 4K pipeline from review of uncompressed 4K image files taken directly from 4K cameras, through color grading at 4K, to the Qube XP-I server and Xi IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Hollywood producers and directors of feature films will now be able to review 4K images, color grade at 4K in real time and generate 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector in a home-like setting.
As seen on DCinemaToday.com
Extends limited invitation-only access to CineEurope visitors – at no cost!
At CineEurope, Qube Cinema will extend a limited invitation-only access to its new KeySmith.biz website, a powerful key management and reporting service for independent filmmakers, small distributors and compact postproduction facilities. KeySmith.biz allows filmmakers and film festivals to benefit from the unmatched features that make KDM distribution, tracking and delivery simple and easy.
New System Multicasts DCPs Securely by Satellite and Broadband – See it at NAB
NAB 2014, April 7-10, Booth SL7426
Real Image is extremely happy to announce that its entire digital cinema mastering, content management and licensing process is now certified by BSI* for compliance with ISO 27001:2005 standards. The trust that the industry always had in Real Image Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd./Qube Cinema Network has a formal quality endorsement thanks to the rigorous BSI audit process, which, in addition to the endorsement, has imparted enormous value in the company’s endeavour to constantly excel. Ernst & Young guided the company during the preparatory phase prior to the BSI audit.
As seen on DCinemaToday.com
KeySmith.biz Offers Invitation-only Access to Easy Key Management Service for Independent Filmmakers & Postproduction Facilities
At NAB, Qube Cinema will launch invitation-only access to its new KeySmith.biz website, a powerful key management and reporting service for independent filmmakers, small distributors and compact postproduction facilities. KeySmith.biz allows filmmakers to generate KDMs for their DCPs, by accessing a comprehensive Theatre Database that is continuously updated through strategic regional partners and crowdsourcing. KeySmith.biz is protected by FIPS 140-2 certified hardware security modules.
4K HFR Version of Classic Film Premieres Opening Night of TCM Film Festival
Hollywood, CA: May 1, 2014… Qube Cinema participated in a landmark screening of the restored and digitally mastered Oklahoma! at the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 10 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Attendees, including Oklahoma! lead Shirley Jones, were treated to a 4K high frame rate (HFR) premiere of the classic musical projected onto the large screen by a 4K projector containing the Qube 4K Xi integrated media block (IMB) and relying on a high bitrate DCP streamed by the Qube XP-I server. This historic screening of the 1955 Todd-AO classic is the first time a high bitrate and HFR DCP has been created and exhibited as part of the restoration of a feature film classic.