Decode just moved to Wimbledon Studios in London, UK where the Iron Lady was shot (with Maryl Streep). This fully revamped location offers 220,000 sq. feet of production space and hosts several facilities and the 'Media village'. Formerly known as Merton Studios, Wimbledon Studios reopenend one year ago.
Decode stock the latest 3D stereoscopic rigs and equipment in London, UK: side-by-side and beam splitter rigs, 3D monitors, Stereobrain 3D processors, etc. They also provide consultancy and stereographers with over 20 years of experience. Here under a side-by-side 3D rig fitted with a pair of Sony cameras.
Sony Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group have partnered to present captions and subtitling via glasses. Sony's Access Glasses work with 2D and 3D films with availability in most of Regal’s digital houses by the first quarter of 2013. There is a demo at CinemaCon 2012.
Visually impaired audience is the target
In a joint effort to improve the entertainment experience of hearing or visually impaired audience members, Regal Entertainment Group has chosen Sony’s Entertainment Access Glasses with audio for practically all of its fully digitized theater locations across the U.S., providing an unsurpassed theater experience and more flexible options for deaf, hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired theater patrons.
The Sony technology consists of specially designed eyewear and a receiver allowing deaf and hard of hearing customers to view closed captioned text in their direct line of sight for both 2D and stereoscopic 3D movies.
In the first demonstration of its kind, XPAND 3D is supporting Barco with its Infinity 3D glasses and 3D cinema system for a High Frame Rate 3D laser light technology demonstration at CinemaCon 2012 in Las Vegas.
The event titled "Laser Light Technology: The New Frontier in Screen Brightness" will take place Wednesday April 25, 2012 at 8:45 a.m. at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace and is open to all CinemaCon attendees. The technology demonstration will feature XPAND Infinity active 3D glasses used in combination with Barco's prototype 4K laser projection technology.
XPAND 3D Glasses: XPAND 3D active cinema systems and glasses are optimized to work with laser projectors, making them the ideal technology for speckle-free laser projection. The high-end XPAND Infinity 3D glasses provide the best 3D images in the industry and are high-frame-rate (HFR) compatible.
Here above the Barco Laser prototype projecting 55,000 ANSI lumens.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment (USA) said it is releasing sci-fi action movie I, Robot, starring Will Smith, on 3D Blu-ray later this year, the first in a series of legacy movies the studio plans to re-release in the stereoscopic 3D high-definition format.
The 3D conversion is done by JVC Kenwood for 30% of the usual conversion costs but with a quality supposed to be as good.
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