Cinepolis Selects MasterImage 3D to Bring Movie-Goers in Latin America the Highest Quality 3D Experience
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and MORELIA, Mexico, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced today that its digital 3D cinema systems will be deployed by Cinepolis, the fourth largest exhibitor circuit in the world and the largest outside of the United States. Through the agreement, MasterImage 3D’s new MI-CLARITY3D digital 3D system and MI-1000 dual projection 3D glass filters will be used in cinemas throughout Mexico and Brazil.
Operating 275 theaters with more than 2,500 screens across Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Peru and India, Cinepolis is an early adopter of digital technology for Latin America and has already rolled out digital cinema solutions for more than a quarter of its screens across the Latin American region.
The MI-CLARITY3D digital cinema system is the new flagship offering from MasterImage 3D, designed in three models for varying projection booths. Like its predecessor, it offers high-quality 3D presentation and is available through a compelling ownership-based pricing model. Unique to the MI-CLARITY3D is increased light efficiency, full system automation and improved styling. The MasterImage MI-1000 glass filters are universal and work optimally with MasterImage 3D glasses for oversized screen installations.
“MasterImage 3D offers a unique combination of picture quality and color fidelity with a sensible business model,” says Gabriel Morales Becker, Technology Strategy Manager at Cinepolis. “With the MI-CLARITY3D, they offer a comprehensive portfolio for various projection room environments.”
Over the past year, MasterImage 3D has experienced significant growth now with systems installed in more than 70 countries worldwide. The addition of Cinepolis as a partner continues the company’s momentum in adding leading regional multiplexes around the world. This recent expansion includes but is not limited to relationships with Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe, the largest circuit in France; TOHO– the largest in Japan; and Cinema City International, the largest in Israel.
“Cinepolis is one of the best run and innovative companies in the exhibition business,” says Peter Koplik, President of Digital Cinema at MasterImage 3D. “We are gratified by their confidence in MasterImage 3D and pleased that our technology will enable theatre patrons across Latin America to enjoy great 3D movies.”
About MasterImage 3D, Inc.
MasterImage 3D, Inc. provides pioneering 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices. With digital 3D cinema systems installed in over 70 countries, MasterImage 3D is a fast-growing digital 3D cinema system supplier, offering audiences the clearest, sharpest 3D experience while providing exhibitors with a compelling ownership-based pricing model. The company invented, patented and mass-produced the cell-matrix parallax barrier, the leading 3D technology for auto-stereoscopic mobile display. It enabled one of the world’s first glasses-free 3D phones and is in development for devices in 2012. Founded in 2004, the company is privately held and headquartered in Hollywood, with offices in the UK, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. (http://masterimage3d.com)
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