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IMAX® chooses Necsel as exclusive supplier of lasers for its projection systems

By Laser Focus World: Conard Holton on June 17, 2014

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Necsel (Milpitas, CA) is now the exclusive worldwide provider of specified lasers for projection systems by IMAX® (NYSE:IMAX; New York). Necsel's technology comprises red, green, and blue visible lasers and laser systems that meet performance, size, and cost requirements for laser cinema projection and other specialty lighting uses.

"Our laser projection solution represents IMAX's largest R&D investment to date and, as part of this development, we have aligned ourselves with only the best worldwide technology partners," said Robert Lister, chief business development officer of IMAX®. William Mackenzie, founder, chairman, and CEO of Necsel, said, "Necsel's technology is transforming cinema projection and we look forward to helping IMAX®  redefine the premium movie-going experience." Necsel is a group company of Ushio (Tokyo, Japan), which also owns Christie Digital Systems (Cypress, CA)--estimated to control 40% of the digital cinema market with Barco (Kortrijk, Belgium), Sony, and NEC (both in Tokyo) capturing the remaining majority.

To learn more about IMAX teaming up with Necsel visit Laser Focus World