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March 9, 2019—Building on the success of the
acclaimed Laser CineDome platform, D3D Cinema and Christie are pleased
announce the groundbreaking next generation upgrade–Gen2–featuring
Christie’s new D4K40-RGB pure laser projectors. The Laser CineDome
premiered in late 2016 as a premium giant dome projection platform,
replace film-based 70mm theater systems in museums and science centers.
The Gen2 option will be available in Q2 2019 and will be offered to
theaters at a price point lower than the Gen1 version.
May 8, 2018—D3D Cinema
is pleased to announce that 2018 marks its
tenth anniversary. A pilot offshoot of large-format film producer/distributor
Giant Screen Films in its earliest days, D3D has boldly and dramatically
altered the landscape of the museum cinema business over the course of just a
decade. The company now boasts over 75 giant screen and museum cinema
installations, with an estimated $80 million in market impact, as measured in
incremental box office revenues and operational savings.
April 20, 2018—D3D Cinema is pleased to
announce the launch of a new immersive 3D theater at Mississippi’s Infinity
Science Center in Pearlington, scheduled to open to the public in early May
D3D installed a
state-of-the-art laser 3D projection system, accompanied by a powerful 5.1
surround sound audio system, premium projection screen, and full alternative
content and accessibility packages. The new Global Observations Theater will
feature enriching, mission-related 3D documentaries, immersing viewers with
brilliant, crisp and vibrant laser-projection. The D3D-designed system
also provides impressive audio-visual capabilities in the theater to enhance
presentations, lectures, meetings, and other events.
January 24, 2018—D3D Cinema is proud to announce that Omaha’s
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has selected D3D to upgrade the
existing IMAX® 15/70 film-based Lozier Theater to a state-of-the-art
Christie Digital 4K 3D projection system, which will be installed in March
2018. Upon reopening, the theater will be called the Lozier Giant Screen
September 11, 2017—D3D Cinema is pleased to
announce that its pioneering giant dome laser projection technology has been
selected for integration at the new Papalote Museo del Niño, Iztapalapa in
Mexico City. The museum is presently under construction and on target to
premiere in summer 2018. The facilities include a new giant screen cinema dome,
the first of its kind to be built in the Western Hemisphere in over two
decades. The new dome will feature D3D’s Laser CineDome technology, a
revolutionary laser-illuminated projection platform powered by Christie Digital,
making Papalote the first giant screen exhibitor in Mexico to announce a laser
August 30, 2017—D3D Cinema (D3D) is pleased to announce that it is expanding staff and doubling its Philadelphia-area office footprint in preparation for and response to upcoming Laser CineDome projection upgrades, Cinéfolio’s museum network growth, expansion of D3D Post Services and the accelerating deployment of the new Birdly VR product.
June 2, 2017—D3D Cinema, in partnership with Christie®, is proud to announce that the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), opened their new laser-illuminated, ultra-high resolution dome projection system to visitors on Memorial Day to great acclaim from both audiences and local media outlets.
January 6, 2017—D3D Cinema is pleased to announce that the Fernbank Museum of Natural History (FMNH) has selected D3D to provide FMNH with two new digital cinema systems in early 2017. Located in central Atlanta, Georgia, FMNH is undertaking significant upgrades to their existing Giant Screen theater as well as a second auditorium space. Work will begin this month, with both new theaters launching in early February after undergoing comprehensive technology upgrades to provide significantly enhanced viewer experiences, as well as dramatic improvements to functionality.
October 10, 2016—D3D Cinema (D3D) and Carnegie Science Center (CSC) in Pittsburgh are pleased to announce that D3D will install a premium laser-illuminated giant-screen cinema system in Fall 2017 as part of the CSC’s expansion and renovation project. The project also includes a new Science Pavilion, which will house STEM learning labs, a Special Exhibitions Gallery for large-scale travelling exhibitions, a conference and event space with unparalleled views of Pittsburgh’s Point, and outdoor learning spaces on the riverfront.
September 29, 2016—D3D Cinema is pleased to announce a state-of-the-art digital upgrade to Arizona Science Center’s five-story giant screen theater. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the newly updated theater has been rebranded as the Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater. D3D completed the upgrade in mid-September, replacing the 15/70 3D projection system with a state-of-the-art dual 4K digital 3D projection system, including premium 5.1 surround sound audio.