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NEC to participate in laser projection demonstrations

Nov 6, 2013

Laser Light Engines (LLE) announced that NEC Display Solutions and others will join the company in a series of laser projection demonstrations the week of Nov. 11 in Burbank, Calif. “These demonstrations will illustrate a number of ways that laser-powered projection will enhance 2D and 3D cinema and other entertainment formats. We’re pleased that an important player like NEC will be taking part,” said Bill Beck, founder and executive VP of business development for Laser Light Engines.

The by-invitation event will feature side-by-side comparisons of laser-powered vs. Xenon lamp illuminated projection, with 2D content on both white and silver screens, and 3D content on the silver screen. NEC has provided two flagship NC 3240S 4K DLP Cinema® projectors, one lit by a standard Xenon lamp, the other powered by the latest LLE universal laser engine, to demonstrate off-board illumination and despeckling performance and to compare image quality for a variety of content.

“It’s clear that laser projection is the next big advance in digital cinema, providing enhanced brightness for 3D large-screen and other types of theatres, and offering operating benefits to exhibitors,” said Jim Reisteter, general manager, Digital Cinema Division, NEC Display. “As a leader in this industry, we’re pleased to participate in what we expect to be an eye-opening and informative experience for decision-makers in cinema and projection-based entertainment.”

The event will also offer breakout sessions that will include a series of tutorials on laser speckle, image quality, colorimetry, contrast and dynamic range and the use of optical fiber light delivery to power current and future projectors.

Beck announced that two other companies will participate in the demonstrations: Ballantyne-Strong, provider of installation and support services and a Northview 1.0 gain white screen, courtesy of their MDI subsidiary, and for content delivery, Qube Cinema, providing their True 4K 3D™ system, with dual Xi integrated media blocks (IMBs) and XP-I server.

The demonstrations will be held at Technicolor Burbank Nov. 11-14, and are by invitation only for studio executives and technologists, cinematographers, directors, producers, exhibitors, and other industry decision-makers who want to assess the state of the art in laser-illuminated projection.

Interested parties should contact LLE at info@laserlightengines.com to request an invitation and additional information.


NEC to participate in laser projection demonstrations

Nov 6, 2013

Laser Light Engines (LLE) announced that NEC Display Solutions and others will join the company in a series of laser projection demonstrations the week of Nov. 11 in Burbank, Calif. “These demonstrations will illustrate a number of ways that laser-powered projection will enhance 2D and 3D cinema and other entertainment formats. We’re pleased that an important player like NEC will be taking part,” said Bill Beck, founder and executive VP of business development for Laser Light Engines.

The by-invitation event will feature side-by-side comparisons of laser-powered vs. Xenon lamp illuminated projection, with 2D content on both white and silver screens, and 3D content on the silver screen. NEC has provided two flagship NC 3240S 4K DLP Cinema® projectors, one lit by a standard Xenon lamp, the other powered by the latest LLE universal laser engine, to demonstrate off-board illumination and despeckling performance and to compare image quality for a variety of content.

“It’s clear that laser projection is the next big advance in digital cinema, providing enhanced brightness for 3D large-screen and other types of theatres, and offering operating benefits to exhibitors,” said Jim Reisteter, general manager, Digital Cinema Division, NEC Display. “As a leader in this industry, we’re pleased to participate in what we expect to be an eye-opening and informative experience for decision-makers in cinema and projection-based entertainment.”

The event will also offer breakout sessions that will include a series of tutorials on laser speckle, image quality, colorimetry, contrast and dynamic range and the use of optical fiber light delivery to power current and future projectors.

Beck announced that two other companies will participate in the demonstrations: Ballantyne-Strong, provider of installation and support services and a Northview 1.0 gain white screen, courtesy of their MDI subsidiary, and for content delivery, Qube Cinema, providing their True 4K 3D™ system, with dual Xi integrated media blocks (IMBs) and XP-I server.

The demonstrations will be held at Technicolor Burbank Nov. 11-14, and are by invitation only for studio executives and technologists, cinematographers, directors, producers, exhibitors, and other industry decision-makers who want to assess the state of the art in laser-illuminated projection.

Interested parties should contact LLE at info@laserlightengines.com to request an invitation and additional information.

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