IMAX Signs 63 Laser Projectors Worldwide
By Variety: Andrew Stewart on March 24, 2014
Mega-screen company IMAX is moving forward with its laser technology, signing 63 laser projectors to be installed worldwide over the next several years, with the majority of the new systems ear marked for Greater China.
IMAX has made significant inroads into China throughout the last few years, expanding its brand with a growing infrastructure. The IMAX laser projectors, which are developed through a partnership with Kodak and Barco, total 43 on the mainland, with the country’s largest exhib Wanda footing the bill for all but three.
In the U.S., IMAX has inked a deal to install nine new laser projectors in theaters, including the TCL Chinese in Hollywood. The company previously announced agreements for laser systems at the Smithsonian.
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