[Tig] Digital cinema

James Fancher fancher
Sat Jan 12 04:15:07 GMT 2002


on 1/11/02 12:32 AM, Dick Hobbs at dick at hobbsassoc.co.uk wrote:

> As far as I am aware, there are still only the 32 "beta site" digital
> cinemas in operation around the world at present. A year or so ago
> Technicolor and Qualcomm announced a joint venture to convert 1000 more
> digital screens in the US, but I have not heard of any progress on this
> project.
11 of the 17 systems which played back "Ocean's 11" used the Qualcomm VBS
(variable block size for the TLA challenged) encoding. Other technologies
are indeed knocking.

Jim Fancher
CTO 
Technicolor Creative Services






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