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Saturday, April 22, 2006

NAB Digital Cinema Summit: Mike Curtis' report

Mike Curtis of HD for Indies is in Vegas this weekend for the National Association of Broadcasters trade show, which includes a couple days dedicated to digital cinema. (Here's the agenda.)

Mike has already posted his raw notes from Saturday, which included:

- NATO president John Fithian talking about ODS, or "Other Digital Stuff"
- Dave Schnuelle of Dolby discussing 3-D
- Matt Cowan of Real D on the same topic
- Info about future 3-D
- Chuck Goldwater of Christie/AIX talking about the progress of the digital cinema roll-out (they plan to have 550 screens in 70 locations installed by the end of June)
- Lots of info about mastering movies for digital cinema