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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.
New Digital Cinema Technologies for Mastering, Encryption and Exhibition
Qube Cinema, a world leader in digital cinema technology will present the new Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block; QubeMaster Xport, a DCP mastering plug-in for Final Cut Pro users; Qube KeySmith, a KDM generating system, along with the company’s XP-D digital cinema server at CineEurope in Amsterdam, June 27-30. Building on technologies developed by parent company Real Image, Qube Cinema offers filmmakers, post facilities and exhibitors an easy path into the rapidly growing world of digital cinema.
FCP plug-in for digital releases
In yet another example of the democratization of tools, indie filmmakers can now make Digital Cinema Packages (DCP's) using a $700 plug-in to Apple's Final Cut Pro editing software.
Available at Qube Cinema's web store, the DCP mastering plug-in lets post houses and content creators output DCI-compliant DCP masters directly from the Final Cut Compressor.
The system, called QubeMaster Xport, it is available in four versions. QubeMaster Xport 2K retails for $799. QubeMaster Xport 3D and QubeMaster Xport 4K are available for $1,798 each. Users who need both stereo 3D and 4K mastering, can opt for QubeMaster Xport 4K and 3D at $2,797.
New Final Cut Studio® Plugin for DCP Mastering Now Available
Qube Cinema today announced the launch of the company's new online web store (http://www.qubecinema.com/products/xport) where filmmakers, post houses and pre-show content creators can purchase the new QubeMaster Xport Final Cut Studio plug-in. The system, which debuted at NAB in April, enables users to output DCI-compliant Digital Cinema Package (DCP) masters directly from the Final Cut Compressor.
Digital Cinema Key Management for Independent Producers and Post Facilities
NAB 2011, Booth # C10514A1
Las Vegas NV: April 13, 2011 … Qube Cinema is demonstrating Qube Keysmith, its breakthrough digital key management and reporting application, at NAB 2011. Built on technologies proven in years of use by parent company Real Image, Qube Keysmith allows filmmakers, production companies and post houses to encrypt Digital Cinema content with Key Delivery Messages (KDMs) for exhibitors.
As a result, a new generation of companies and facilities can now offer full Digital Cinema distribution services for anything from film festivals to full theatrical releases.
Complete Digital Cinema Mastering for Final Cut Studio
NAB 2011, Booth # C10514A1
Las Vegas, NV: April 11, 2011 … Qube Cinema is introducing QubeMaster Xport at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas, providing a full Digital Cinema Package (DCP) mastering solution for Final Cut Pro ® users. Qube will also present the product at the Final Cut Pro User Group’s SuperMeet. Built on Qube’s proven mastering technology, the QubeMaster Xport plug-in gives filmmakers, post houses, and pre-show content creators a seamless workflow from editing through finishing and DCP mastering.
Providing Exhibitors with Flexible TMS Integration and Easy Operation
CinemaCon 2011, Booth # 407A
Las Vegas NV: March 28, 2011 ... As the deployment of digital technology gathers increased momentum, Qube Cinema will showcase its second generation XP-D Digital Cinema server at CinemaCon today. The Qube XP-D Series 2 is fully DCI-compliant and designed to integrate seamlessly with all major Theater Management System (TMS) software, offering exhibitors flexibility in the way they manage content, schedule shows, control projectors and automate cinema operations.
Realizing the Potential of Digital Technologies for Theater Owners
CinemaCon 2011, Booth #407A
Las Vegas, NV: March 24, 2011 ... Visitors to CinemaCon will have a first-hand look at the future of digital exhibition with the new Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block. Qube Cinema designed the new Qube Xi 4K as a high-speed redundant Gigabit Ethernet-based system, which will allow exhibitors to place their storage servers anywhere within, or even outside, the theater complex.
Besides saving valuable square footage, Qube's new system will allow for whole new theater designs, making boothless projection a practical reality.
Ushers in new era in Digital Cinema projection in India
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema projection that designs and develops visualization solutions for a variety of professional markets has announced its product partnership with Real Image.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Richard Marples - APAC Director, Media & Entertainment, Barco said, "Barco has always been at the forefront of digital cinema technology and offers the most extensive product line in the industry for various types of cinema screens. From the compact and budget-friendly DP2K-12C to the top-of-the-line DP2K-32B, Barco offers a complete range of 2K projectors".
Qube Cinema announces Qube KeySmith for KDM Mangement and an update to QubeMaster Pro with faster than realtime JPEG2000 encoding, encryption and MXF wrapping
Qube Cinema will showcase their latest product, Qube KeySmith, at NAB 2010 in Booth no: SL4514B in Las Vegas. Qube keySmith is a comprehensive web-based Key Mangement solution for Digital Cinema that is based on Qube’s proven key generation technology.