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Volfoni and MediaMation Join Forces to Showcase Best-in-class Cinema Technology at CineAsia 2017

Volfoni Limited, the leading European provider of 3D technology, today announced that Volfoni and MediaMation, the leading provider of 4D technology, have joined forces to showcase the best-in-class 3D and 4D cinema technology at CineAsia 2017.
Source: Volfoni and MediaMation Join Forces to Showcase Best-in-class Cinema Technology at CineAsia 2017
Does anyone read this section and fix anything. I never see any replies and everything reported goes unfixed. Why have this section.
So Wolfgang what are your criteria in selecting an HDMI 2.0a/b matrix? Have you identified any candidates yet? I know Peter ran into trouble, or just less concerning issues with all of the first/second generation HDMI 2.0 switchers/matrices. Mostly EDID issues, but we are at least another year down the road, so what could/would work. The HDFury products allow for forcing displays in HDR mode, so that might be an option for just switching two HDMI sources to one display. But not sufficient if one has to have two or more outputs, or more inputs.
Today I got the almost last update for my Crestron System that drive the whole cinema and much more.

Now I can select all sources via the the hot keys on the display see picture.
Only a Matrix Switcher is missing as both HDMI Inputs from the Barco Alchemy + Input  was blocked already with other sources.
But my 4K 3D computer need per eye one HDMI Input at the Barco.
As I not like to disconnect both HDMI cables and connenct it after I finish the 4K 3D Computer Slide Show
I need such a system that can be controlled with the Crestron System and the hot keys as well.
comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 10, 2017

comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 10, 2017, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted industry partner for real-time box office reporting, comScore is the only theater-level movie measurement and analytics company providing insights across the world's largest markets, covering 95 percent of the global industry gross. Using comScore's suite of movie products, customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results from around the world.

comScore's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Disney/Pixar's 'Coco' grabbed the top spot for the third consecutive week around the world with a $73.6 million weekend box office performance as it nears the $400 million global milestone.  Notably, Fox's 'Murder On The Orient Express' nears the $300 million mark while Warner Bros.' 'Justice League' crosses $600 million worldwide."

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 10, are below.

Coco - Disney - $73.6M
Murder On The Orient Express - 20th Century Fox - $25.2M
Justice League - Warner Bros. - $25.0M
Paddington 2 - Multiple - $21.5M
Wonder - Lionsgate - $19.9M
Daddy's Home 2 - Paramount Pictures - $17.6M
Thor: Ragnarok - Disney - $9.4M
Bad Moms Christmas, A - STX Entertainment - $8.6M
Disaster Artist, The - Warner Bros. - $7.4M
Big Call, The - Multiple Chinese Distributors - $5.1M
Loving Vincent - Multiple - $4.6M
47 Meters Down - Multiple - $3.8M
The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 10, are below.

Coco - Disney - $18.3M
Justice League - Warner Bros. - $9.6M
Wonder - Lionsgate - $8.4M
Disaster Artist, The - A24 - $6.4M
Thor: Ragnarok - Disney - $6.3M
Daddy's Home 2 - Paramount - $6.0M
Murder On The Orient Express - 20th Century Fox - $5.1M
Star, The - Sony - $3.7M
Lady Bird - A24 - $3.5M
Just Getting Started - Broad Green Pictures - $3.2M
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri - Fox Searchlight - $2.9M
Bad Moms Christmas, A - STX Entertainment - $2.6M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.
#   Title   Worldwide Wknd   Intl Wknd   Dom Wknd   Worldwide Cume   Intl Cume   Dom Cume   Intl   Terrs   Dom
1   Coco   $73,603,000   $55,300,000   $18,303,000   $389,508,690   $254,000,000   $135,508,690   DIS   36   DIS
2   Murder On The Orient Express   $25,200,000   $20,100,000   $5,100,000   $274,707,515   $182,000,000   $92,707,515   FOX   60   FOX
3   Justice League   $24,995,000   $15,400,000   $9,595,000   $613,360,371   $401,300,000   $212,060,371   WB   67   WB
4   Paddington 2   $21,500,000   $21,500,000   -   $70,750,000   $70,750,000   -   MUL   18   WB
5   Wonder   $19,850,000   $11,400,000   $8,450,000   $129,603,106   $29,300,000   $100,303,106   LGF   57   LGF
6   Daddy's Home 2   $17,600,000   $11,600,000   $6,000,000   $142,359,459   $51,200,000   $91,159,459   PAR   60   PAR
7   Thor: Ragnarok   $9,391,000   $3,100,000   $6,291,000   $833,156,064   $532,000,000   $301,156,064   DIS   47   DIS
8   Bad Moms Christmas, A   $8,640,000   $6,000,000   $2,640,000   $114,260,606   $45,500,000   $68,760,606   STX   52   STX
9   Disaster Artist, The   $7,435,514   $1,000,000   $6,435,514   $9,732,288   $1,700,000   $8,032,288   WB   4   A24
10   Big Call, The   $5,095,000   $5,095,000   -   $5,115,000   $5,115,000   -   MULTICN   1   -
11   Loving Vincent   $4,647,574   $4,510,000   $137,574   $23,130,122   $17,360,000   $5,770,122   MUL   16   GDE
12   47 Meters Down   $3,780,000   $3,780,000   -   $61,697,192   $17,390,000   $44,307,192   MUL   3   ESMP
13   Star, The   $3,675,000   -   $3,675,000   $32,279,046   -   $32,279,046   SNY   1   SNY
14   Lady Bird   $3,547,469   -   $3,547,469   $22,331,138   -   $22,331,138   -   1   A24
15   Swindlers, The   $3,525,000   $3,525,000   -   $25,131,811   $25,000,000   $131,811   MUL   4   WGUI
16   Just Getting Started   $3,331,568   $150,000   $3,181,568   $3,331,568   $150,000   $3,181,568   SR&CO   4   BGP
17   Noel & Cie   $3,300,000   $3,300,000   -   $3,300,000   3,300,000   -   GAUMONT   1   -
18   Perfect Strangers   $3,000,000   $3,000,000   -   $7,800,000   $7,800,000   -   UNI   1   -
19   Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri   $2,860,000   -   $2,860,000   $18,310,284   -   $18,310,284   -   1   FSL
20   Happy Death Day   $2,732,000   $2,700,000   $32,000   $112,273,280   $56,600,000   $55,673,280   UNI   64   UNI
21   Forgotten   $2,660,000   $2,660,000   -   $6,680,000   $6,680,000   -   MEGABOXPLUS   1   -
22   Mary And The Witch's Flower   $2,240,000   $2,240,000   -   $30,825,000   $30,825,000   -   CJE   1   -
23   Furious   $2,205,000   $2,205,000   -   $7,090,000   $7,090,000   -   MUL   2   -
24   Pororo, Dinosaur Island Adventure   $2,145,000   $2,145,000   -   $2,175,000   $2,175,000   -   NEXENT   1   -
25   Between Family   $2,115,000   $2,115,000   -   $5,235,000   $5,235,000   -   MUL   6   -
26   Mountain Between Us, The   1,660,000   1,400,000   260,000   59,606,291   29,400,000   30,206,291   FOX   21   FOX
27   Jigsaw   1,465,000   1,300,000   165,000   100,750,218   62,900,000   37,850,218   LGF   65   LGF
28   Darkest Hour   1,377,000   600,000   777,000   5,931,908   4,700,000   1,231,908   UNI   2   FOC
In the News / Clarus XC Technology the Official Screen of CineAsia 2017
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Clarus XC Technology the Official Screen of CineAsia 2017

Harkness Screens the world’s leading screen technology company and thought-leaders in on-screen brightness is once again delighted to confirm that Clarus XC technology is the screen of choice for 2D and 3D theatrical presentations during CineAsia 2017, the industry’s leading event for the Asian market.
Source: Clarus XC Technology the Official Screen of CineAsia 2017
Spanish cable TV provider Euskaltel has launched an IPTV service using new Android TV-based 4K set-top boxes provided by Technicolor. Security is provided by NAGRA. This new launch marks the first Android TV Operator Tier deployment for NAGRA.

No specifics with respect to 4K content are provided,on the company's website.

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"Consumer demand for high-quality content on multiple screens keeps growing and we're delighted to respond with this new offer for our subscribers", said Leticia Sánchez Berian, Director of Television Operations at Euskaltel. "By working with NAGRA and Technicolor, we were able to introduce a new 4K set-top box that allows us to take advantage of our existing OpenTV backend platform to deliver linear and on-demand premium content while also tapping into a rich Android TV video app ecosystem to deliver even more value to our customers".

Euskaltel is the leading telecommunications group in convergent offerings in northern Spain. The company has strong territorial ties and a well-founded commitment to the Basque Country, Galicia and Asturias, where it operates via Euskaltel, R and Telecable. The telecommunications group offers its services to a market of 6 million people, serving over 800,000 residential customers and companies.

Thierry Legrand, Senior Vice President Sales EMEA at NAGRA said: "This launch further demonstrates that, because they are designed for secure IP, cloud and data-centric environments, NAGRA's newest technologies in content protection and user experience can add significant value to an operator choosing the Android TV ecosystem".

"As Android TV gains traction with pay-TV operators worldwide, we are delighted to work with a trusted partner like NAGRA to deliver a secure and feature-rich solution to Euskaltel, based on our advanced 4K Ultra HD set-top box designs", stated Gaetan Delcroix, VP, OTT Product Mana gement and Engineering at Technicolor Home Division. "NAGRA elegantly brings together the best of both the broadcast and broadband worlds to offer maximum flexibility in managing content security to operators".
In the News / 4KUNIVERSE launches on Swisscom 4K TV service
« Last post by DCI forum on Yesterday at 11:57:32 AM »
With the launch on the Swiss incumbent telco Swisscom's IPTV service 4KUNIVERSE makes its international debut outside North America. Swisscom has 1.45 million television customers across Switzerland.

4KUNIVERSE is an 24/7 4K Ultra HD general entertainment TV channel, offering original TV series, movies, documentaries, sports and primetime programming in 4K resolution, is available as linear television via cable/satellite and as a streaming SVOD (subscription video on demand) service across OTT apps.

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4KUNIVERSE is distributed to Swisscom by Satellite Operator SES, that operates a managed 4K to cable/IPTV platform in North America. On this platform 4KUNIVERSE was first introduced earlier this year in North America. That UHD Platofrm now features ten channels offering everything from action-packed adventure and travel television to space exploration, sports, and documentaries, to over 30 cable and IPTV operators of all sizes, with a collective audience of more than 10 million subscribers.

"The SES Ultra HD platform has played a tremendous role in the overall acceleration of Ultra HD and the rapid development of 4KUNIVERSE, which has grown quickly from a strategic idea to a 24-hour 4K cable TV channel in little more than a year," said Matthew Mancinelli, 4KUNIVERSE CEO. "We look forward to 4KUNIVERSE being enjoyed in TV households across North America in what promises to be a breakout year in 2018 for the SES Ultra HD solution, and we are very excited about our international growth starting with Swisscom in Switzerland."

SES's Ultra HD platform in North America is experiencing unprecedented demand, as over 30 cable and IPTV operators of all sizes, with a collective audience of more than 10 million subscribers, have initiated trials of the solution across their networks. Several operators have already launched commercial Ultra HD subscriber packages earlier this year, marking a historic first in the US.

SES is now looking to launch similar platforms outside North America. "By leveraging our global distribution infrastructure behind the successful SES Ultra HD platform, SES is well positioned to deliver quality 4K content to markets anywhere in the world," explained Steve Corda, VP of Business Development for SES Video. "The delivery of 4KUNIVERSE to Swisscom represents a natural extension of our North American solution and opens the door to additional growth beyond the US".

The expanding content offering features NASA TV UHD, Fashion One 4K, C4K360, UHD1, 4KUNIVERSE, Funbox UHD, Nature Relaxation 4K, the SES demo channel, and two HDR channels Travelxp 4K and INSIGHT TV.

Premium Movie-Going Experiences Now in Reach of Mainstream Cinemas with Introduction of Christie’s Direct-Coupled RGB Pure Laser Projector

Christie® today introduced the Christie® CP4325-RGB pure laser cinema projector, which delivers a premium movie-going experience to mainstream theatres. Featuring CineLife™ electronics and RealLaser illumination, this compact, all-in-one DCI-compliant projector excels in image quality and operational lifetime, while providing a low cost of ownership. With the CP4325-RGB, exhibitors can fill their auditorium seats by attracting audiences with incredibly colorful and detailed, true-to-life images.
Source: Premium Movie-Going Experiences Now in Reach of Mainstream Cinemas with Introduction of Christie’s Direct-Coupled RGB Pure Laser Projector
DCI Site Announcements/Q&A & Issues Reporting Forum / thread broken, need fixing
« Last post by MrPixels on Sun December 10, 2017, 03:48:49 PM »
This was a very good thread that suffered the white screen of death. A member was posting pictures and the entire thread went blank. Please, can we get this thread restored.
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