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Real Image Media Technologies and Barco Further Strengthen Partnership in India

Deployment of over 3,000 DCI-certified projectors scheduled over the next three years

Real Image Media Technologies (RIMT) has recently entered into a strategic partnership with Barco in India. The first 700 units are scheduled for installation during the first year, with deliveries starting in May 2013. Over the next three years, 3,000 DCI-compliant Barco projectors are expected to be deployed in theaters across India.

Big Talk with Senthil Kumar

As seen on pulse72plus.com, April 13, 2013

The old-world charm of conventional film making is fast being replaced by digital filmmaking. One of the many advocates at the helm of this change, Mr.Senthil Kumar, co-founder QUBE Cinema, an REC Alumnus, speaks with us about QUBE, Pulse 72+ and why digital filmmaking is the next best thing.

1. I know you run a digital based enterprise. But 5 quick reasons why digital filmmaking over conventional film?

Digitizing Films

As seen on www.timesofindia.com | Apr 10, 2013

Senthil Kumar brought his first computer into India, hiding it in a microwave oven. Those were the days when "bringing in computers was a sin" .

He was just out of college and was tinkering around with computers, and had set up the first studio that ran computer graphics in Chennai.

Qube Cinema Partners with Quantel and Barco to Demo 4K Mastering in Canon’s Booth at NAB 2013

Provides a Seamless Connection Between the Camera and the Big Screen

Qube Cinema to Unveil QubeMaster Xport 2.0 at NAB

Faster Digital Cinema Mastering in an Affordable Package for Mac OS X Users

Burbank, CA: Apr. 8, 2013… Qube Cinema will present the new version of QubeMaster Xport at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, April 8-11. QubeMaster Xport 2.0 offers powerful multithreaded CPU optimization with Qube's proven 64-bit encoding pipeline and support for SMPTE DCPs on the Mac OS X platform. With QubeMaster Xport 2.0, Apple Compressor users can now experience faster than real-time encoding of 2K DCPs and greatly accelerate the speed of 4K DCP mastering.

The Hobbit’s Indian Connection

As seen on Box Office India (December 20, 2012)

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which opened in cinemas on December 14, has already made cinematic history. It is the first feature film to be shot at 48 frames/second, double the usual 24 frames/second that is traditionally used for all cinema. And to enable the audiences relish the cinematic brilliance of the new age high frame rate technology, they have tied up with Qube Cinema, the US subsidiary of India’s Chennai based digital cinema roll-out company -Real Image Media Technologies.

Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Qube XP-I Server and Xi Integrated Media Blocks Used at Wellington and London Premieres

Qube Cinema XP-I Server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) Achieve DCI Compliance

Dual Projector, 4K 3D and HFR Technology Leader Now DCI Compliant

Burbank, CA: Dec. 11, 2012… Qube Cinema announced that its XP-I digital cinema server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) have passed the DCI Compliance Test Plan (CTP). The high performance, security and reliability of the XP-I and Xi IMB have been confirmed by these tests. This server-IMB combination accommodates 4K resolution and is the ultimate setup for high frame rate (HFR) exhibition, making it essential for today’s digital cinema.

Tamil cinema is going digital and making tons of money

Nov 23, 2012 As seen on www.firstpost.com

2012 is going to be a landmark year for Tamil cinema. A slew of small budget films such as Pizza and Attakathi, shot with digital cameras, have turned out to be commercially successful. The return on investment on these films has been encouraging and it has started a boom in film-making.

This year will see over 160 films in Tamil, which is likely to rise higher next year, thanks to the digital revolution. Even the Diwali blockbuster, Vijay’s big budget AR Murgadoss directed Thuppakki, shot by ace cameraman Santosh Sivan was also digital.

Qube Cinema to Premiere QubeTouch Graphical User Interface (GUI) at ShowEast

New GUI Provides Simple Remote Operation for all Qube Digital Cinema Servers

As seen on www.broadcastnewsroom.com

ShowEast 2012, Booth # 920 Nov. 5-8, 2012

Hollywood, FL: Nov. 1, 2012... Qube Cinema will introduce QubeTouch, a new graphical user interface (GUI) that works with all of its digital cinema servers, at ShowEast next week. QubeTouch is an interactive server interface that uses either a web-based or Android app. As a result, theatre managers and projectionists now have a reliable, intuitive and interactive way to monitor their shows.