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“It is important that the market gets a good view and perspective on what is possible and coming,” Wim Buyens tells Film Journal International about the newest technology on hand and latest developments in store for cinemas at Barco. “We want to show people what is possible right now, and let them feel and envision the possibilities. Then, later on, we will present them with different solutions tailored to the types of auditoriums that they have.”
Industry First Unveiled at Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium
Galveston, TX: Jan. 18, 2012... Technology leader Qube Cinema made history at the Moody Gardens Digital Cinema Symposium last week delivering a high bit-rate 4K stereoscopic DCP through two Barco projectors. Presented to a live audience at the Moody Gardens 80’ by 60’ Giant Screen in Galveston, TX, the demonstration used a standard Qube XP-I server paired with Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) installed in two Barco DP4K-32B projectors. With this advance in digital cinema technology, high bit-rate, stereoscopic 4K projection from a single DCP through a single server is now a reality for exhibitors.
Colorist Dado Valentic of MyTherapy Talks about his Work and his Technology
Soho-based Dado Valentic is a colorist and digital image workflow expert. His facility, MyTherapy, provides clients with on-set supervision, including look development, color grading and finishing, and digital distribution, with a specialization in stereo 3D.
Built-in Support for 4K Resolution, Stereo 3D and High Frame Rates
Qube Cinema will introduce the new XP-I digital cinema server at ShowEast. Based on the Qube XP-D Series 2 server platform, the XP-I is designed to work in conjunction with the Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMBs) installed in the projector. Along with support for a wide variety of formats, the Qube XP-I server and Qube Xi 4K IMB will play content at up to 4K resolution, and stereo 3D at high frame rates of 48 and 60 frames per second.
Easy Digital Cinema Mastering on the Windows® Platform
Qube Cinema, a world leader in digital cinema technologies, will introduce QubeMaster Xpress 2 at IBC in Amsterdam, Sept. 9-13. With QubeMaster Xpress 2 users can master DCI-compliant Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) on Windows-based machines quickly and easily. As a result, cost-effective digital cinema is now available to a wider circle of filmmakers, postproduction facilities and pre-show content creators.
Qube Cinema, a world leader in digital cinema mastering technologies, will present QubeMaster Pro, QubeMaster Packager, and QubeMaster Xport at IBC in Amsterdam, Sept. 9-13. Alongside its digital cinema mastering tools, Qube will also be demonstrating the Qube Keysmith KDM management system, the Qube XP-D Series 2 server and the new Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block for digital cinema projectors.
Qube Cinema technologies are proven on a daily basis around the globe and provide reliable and cost-effective tools for mastering, protecting and exhibiting digital cinema content.
Santa Monica Facility Provides DCP Mastering for Doc and Independent Filmmakers
Los Angeles: August 16, 2011 … Santa Monica-based Fancy Film is using QubeMaster Xport to generate DCI-compliant Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) for filmmakers. QubeMaster Xport is a plug-in which works within Apple Compressor, simplifying the process of mastering digital cinema content. Thanks to QubeMaster Xport, facilities like Fancy Film are able to provide high quality digital cinema at rates that are affordable for documentary makers and independent filmcompanies.
Reliable Cost-Effective Digital Cinema Mastering
Qube Cinema, developers of the QubeMaster digital cinema mastering application family, today announced full compatibility of the QubeMaster Xport plugin with Apple Compressor 4. With QubeMaster Xport and Apple's $49 rendering utility, filmmakers, postproduction facilities and pre-show content creators can reliably and cost-effectively master Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) for film festivals and theatrical distribution.
Four Years of Digital Cinema Support for La Biennale di Venezia
Qube Cinema has again been selected as the digital cinema technology provider for the Venice Film Festival, August 31 through September 10. La Biennale di Venezia has grown to become one of the world's premiere film events, providing a showcase both for new cinematic works, and the technologies used to exhibit them. Now in its fourth year with the festival, Qube Cinema is supplying digital cinema servers and technical support.
A Smart New Alternative for Digital Screens from Qube Cinema
Qube Cinema has seen significant interest in the new Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block. Along with true 4K capabilities, the Qube IMB allows for innovative new theatre layouts, including boothless projection designs.
Escape Cinemas recently launched a luxurious new 8-screen booth-less multiplex in Chennai, India and placed an order for the Qube Xi IMB to upgrade their screens to 4K. Numerous chains planning new construction or renovations have also committed to boothless designs thanks to to the flexibility and space efficiencies this offers.