New products and technologies at ShowEast 2017
EXPO 2017, the ShowEast tradeshow, kicks off Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, and runs through 12 noon on Thursday, Oct. 26, at Americana Ballrooms in the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Here are some of the new products and technologies you’ll find on display.
Adaptive Technologies Group
Adaptive’s family of projector lifts complements the needs of emerging boothless cinema auditoriums. Our designs offer a quieter running enclosure and guarantee a much safer and more efficient operation.
Adaptive has internally or externally ventilated projector lift enclosures available. All enclosures are professionally engineered and computer-controlled, and the ventilation systems maintain an optimum temperature range inside the box. Adaptive’s wall frame and ceiling scissor lifts are both equipped with strong and reliable motorized systems.
Adaptive’s modular lightweight (aluminum) enclosure may be shelf-mounted and it also adapts to a variety of UL approved Adaptive wall and ceiling scissor lifts. Learn more at ShowEast booth 206. (adapttechgroup.com)
Caddy Products introduces The Ultimate Caddy—it ain’t just a cupholder anymore! The Ultimate Caddy is three products in one, with optional interchangeable ad panel, purse hook, cupholder and cellphone holder. It delivers ad revenue and customer convenience and mounts anywhere. And it’s available in any color, with cosmetic frame. Visit Caddy Products at booth 506.
Cinema Equipment + Supplies
Cielo 4.0 is CE+S's newest and greatest update to its robust, cloud-based theatre technology suite. It includes three core modules: Cielo Monitoring, Cielo Analytics and Cielo Director, providing real-time data and alerts at your fingertips.
Cielo Monitoring added new functionality to discover and auto-detect the brand, model, serial number and version of your infrastructure in a matter of minutes, along with dynamic dashboards and new workflows.
Cielo Analytics became more powerful with predictive lamp and maintenance reports that allow you to plan ahead.
Cielo Director is totally new and allows users to assign specific alerts to their on-site support technicians and track the time to resolution. See Cielo 4.0 at Poinciana Ballroom #1. (cinemaequip.com)
Dolby’s Multichannel Amplifier saves space, reduces heat and amplifies sound. The advanced high-density design can replace up to 16 stereo amplifiers, using less space and producing less heat, to lower your overall costs. With less equipment to install, power and maintain, you get a simpler and more efficient installation. The Dolby Multichannel Amplifier is available in two configurations, 24 channels or 32 channels. See it in the Venus Meeting Room. (dolby.com)
Encore by Palliser
Encore by Palliser’s new C8 luxury theatre seat with power headrest gives moviegoers yet another level of comfort for the ultimate cinema experience. In addition to the power-recline function, guests can adjust the power headrest for the perfect sightline.
The C8 offers whisper-quiet and smooth operation from a single dual-function LED switch. The beautiful wood arm accent and easy-clean upholstery design, along with optional aisle and seat number lighting and optional dining tables, make the C8 our most innovative and unique offering to date. Encore by Palliser power-recline theatre seating is made in North America. See the C8 at booth 510. (encore.palliser.com)
EOMAC presents an exciting new product that complements your entire theatre design…and does much more. Wood slatted light boxes are versatile and showcase the look of real wood while adding elegance to your lighting solutions. The view-side of panels is finished with a top-quality, hand-selected wood veneer and finished in a premium clear lacquer over a three-stage process, ensuring only the highest standard and durability. Stop by booth 211 andsee how EOMAC wood slatted light boxes are an attractive addition to any cinema area! (eomac.com)
Golden Link continues to bring innovation to their Licensed Movie Promotions, with the worldwide launch of their newest promotional products in conjunction with the Lucasfilm/Walt Disney Pictures release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Golden Link is bringing added excitement (and profits) to the concession stand with the most complete range of promotional products available for this year-end blockbuster, in conjunction with in-cinema promotional activation worldwide.
To find out more about Golden Link and their full range of high-quality promotions and concessions, visit them at Show East booth 107. Contact Jeff Waaland at firstname.lastname@example.org interest and follow-up.
HCBL-HS008L/C is the latest eyewear model from HCBL, the 3D glasses flagship manufacturer and solution provider with over 10 years’ professional experience dedicated to the 3D industry. It features a large frame for the best 3D experience, especially suitable for large-screen format viewing, such as IMAX 3D. HCBL invites you to visit booth 305 and find more surprises. (hcbl3d.com)
Inorca’s Lucca luxury recliner comes in manual and electric versions, with head support for optimal sightlines, and deluxe upholstery with the widest selection of stitching designs. It uses a cold-cured molded polyurethane foam pad, plus “Soft PU,” for the best mix of resilience and comfort. No sagging, no shifting!Options include fixed and swivel tables, plus metal cupholders. The double version includes a retractable central armrest and padded cushion between seats for the perfect loveseat experience. Inorca also promises easy maintenance, exchangeable back and seat covers, removable footrest and cushion assembly, and high steel inner structure for an optimized TCO. See the Lucca recliner at booth 310. (inorca.com)
Jack Roe has broken the mold with InternetTicketing.com, creating the perfect hybrid ticketing system: a cloud-based interface with the reliability of a server-based, feature-rich POS. Created by customer demand, InternetTicketing.com with TaPOS is a convenient, easy-access ticketing solution with attractive online ticketing interfaces, film settlement and film booking, auto population of film details and graphics, inventory, purchase ordering, payroll, and much more.
This is the best of both worlds: Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of the cloud without sacrificing function and reliability. It's everything you've come to expect from a Jack Roe IT Solution. Check it out at booth 302. (InternetTicketing.com)
With the growth of luxury seating in movie theatres and the need to provide a higher level of experience to the moviegoer, Jaymar presents the latest luxury recliner including a fully automated system with Artificial Intelligence. This will allow full control of the reclining mechanism and set or raise any or all the chairs up or down to a favorite position. It resolves the issue when multiple seats are installed; by pressing one button, you can control all the seats at once either for the cleaning crew or in case of an emergency. With Jaymar, you will find solutions to enhance your customers’ experience. Visit Jaymar at booth 315. (jaymar.ca)
Mobiliario’s luxury recliner meets the highest and strictest standards. It is designed and manufactured based on moviegoers’ needs—the elegant and soft contour makes this recliner a jewel. The functionality of its features—including easy back release device, call button, detachable seat bottom, daisy-chain link, automatic close-and-recline gadget and discreet lamps—will make your job at the cinema simple. The silent and smooth electric mechanism is preferred by guests of all ages. Now Mobiliario introduces the strong and spacious Hermes model. Our recliners are truly manufactured for the cinema business, not for home. Definitely a must-have! Learn more at booth 202. (mobiliarioseating.com)
Omniterm Data Technology
Omniterm has recently enhanced their Omni-Dine application to cater to the growing demands of theatre cafés, restaurants and in-seat dining requirements. The additional features include numerous management-level discount controls, graphical table and seat-selection screens, printing of all outstanding checks by server or auditorium, as well as delivery and item-hold options. Omni-Dine provides a simplified ordering and payment process that improves the overall customer experience. Omni-Dine is an integral part of the Omniterm Theatre Management Software (TMS) solution and integrates with all other Omniterm programs. Discover Omni-Dine at booth 307. (omniterm.com)
QSC, LLC announces the new DCIO (Digital Cinema Input/Output) for their increasingly popular Q-SYS network and control platform for cinema. The DCIO provides a simple and cost-effective way to route inputs from the projector IMB and alternate content sources to a Q-SYS Core over Q-LAN, QSC’s network technology. The DCIO accepts a variety of inputs including AES3, mic/line, and HDMI with Dolby Audio™ (featuring Dolby Digital Plus™ and Dolby Surround 7.1) and DTS-HD® decoding. It also includes inputs for HI/VI, and outputs for a booth monitor and four relays. Learn more at booth 311. (qsc.com/cinema)
Use Retriever Software’s new Point-of-Sale theatre marketing program.
Bulk Gift Card Sales: Gift cards provide theatre operators with a tremendous source of advance revenue. Activate up to 1,000 cards for sale from the back-office system.
Third-Party Barcode Marketing: Generate quantities of barcodes for secure ticket and concession sales through third-party marketing companies like Groupon. Barcodes can be assigned to single or multi-use coupons.
Targeted E-mail Marketing:The system lists registered e-mail accounts and users sorted by purchases, movie, rating, genre or distributor. Target-market your customers based on their purchase history.Visit booth 103 for details. (retrieversoftwareinc.com)
DigiPerf Screens have available Stellar White & SeVision 3D GX coatings, utilize 7.5-percent open space, are available with all coating and gains, are foldable (as with all Severtson cinema screens excluding electric screens), and reduce moire over traditional standard-perf screens. Severtson Screens has been shipping folded screens both domestically and internationally to very pleased customers who, up until recently, could not afford them because of the enormous international shipping fees. Additionally, now there is a solution for complex installations where a long tube housing the cinema screen is impractical or not feasible to transport through the building. Learn more at booth 214. (severtsonscreens.com)
Shenzhen Hony Optical
Hony’s passive 3D system for cinemas features triple-beam technology, 30% light efficiency, low throw ratio of 1.2:1, accurate gamma correction, 2D/3D automatic shift, one-percent crosstalk ratio, single-pixel coincidence, and requires no external power supply. Stop by booth 504 to learn more. (hony3dglasses.com)
TheaterEars is a new iOS and Android smartphone app that allows you to experience movies at the theatre in the language of your choice. Simply load up the app, select your movie, connect your headphones, and push to enjoy. Theatre chains wishing to offer TheaterEars to their patrons and attract new customers should stop by the Moon Meeting Room at ShowEast or contact Dan Mangru at email@example.com.