Digital Cinema Initiatives

DCI PRESS RELEASES

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DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES, LLC, SIGNS ADDITIONAL LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR COMPLIANCE TESTING

Aegisolve, Inc. to Provide DCI Specification Compliance Testing for Digital Cinema Equipment

  • (CES January 10, 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada) Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement for compliance testing with Aegisolve, Inc. in the United States. Aegisolve joins CineCert in the US and Keio University in Japan as the third compliance entity to perform testing to determine whether manufactured digital cinema equipment and products are compliant with DCI's Digital Cinema System Specification (the DCI Specification).
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DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES, LLC, SIGNS LICENSING AGREEMENTS FOR COMPLIANCE TESTING

CineCert, DMC/Keio University and Media Innovation Center to Provide DCI Specification Compliance Testing for Digital Cinema Equipment

  • (October 13, 2008 - Hollywood, California) Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today that it has signed licensing agreements for compliance testing with CineCert, LLC in the United States, DMC/Keio University in Japan and Media Innovation Center in Italy. These entities will perform testing to determine whether manufactured digital cinema equipment and products are compliant with DCI's Digital Cinema System Specification (the DCI Specification).

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DCI ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ITS COMPLIANCE TEST PLAN FOR DIGITAL CINEMA VALIDATION AND COMPLIANCE TESTING

Hollywood, California-Oct 17, 2007 - Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today the completion and availability of the DCI Compliance Test Plan (CTP). Six months ago, DCI engaged CineCert LLC to finalize the CTP, which includes validated test procedures for the DCI Specification, version 1.1, including all referenced SMPTE standards. It details test procedures appropriate for each class of digital cinema device, such as projectors, servers, and media blocks.
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Digital Cinema System Specification Compliance Test Plan Version 1.0

DCI ANNOUNCES CONTRACT WITH CINECERT FOR DIGITAL CINEMA COMPLIANCE TESTING AND VALIDATION

DCI APPROVES DCI SPECIFICATION VERSION 1.1 AND AN ADDENDUM FOR STEREOSCOPIC (3D) DIGITAL CINEMA

DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES (DCI) ANNOUNCES COMPLIANCE TESTING PROCESS FOR DIGITAL PROJECTORS AND THEATER EQUIPMENT

Compliance Process Furthers the Goal Towards One Universal Standard in Creating the Next Generation of Digital Cinema Projection Systems

DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES (DCI) ANNOUNCES FINAL OVERALL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA

Agreement Gives Manufacturers of Digital Projectors and Theater Equipment One Universal Standard in Creating the Next Generation of Cinemas

  • (Hollywood, CA - July 27, 2005) Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) has completed the final overall system requirements and specifications to help theatrical projector and equipment manufacturers create uniform and compatible digital cinema equipment throughout the United States, it was announced today by Walt Ordway, Chief Technology Officer, Digital Cinema Initiatives.
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  • 09/08/04 Hollywood, CA
    DCI ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF OVERALL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA; MEMBER STUDIOS UNANIMOUSLY AGREE TO EXTENDED TERM

    •  Hollywood, CA (September 8, 2004) – Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today the completion of the overall system requirements and specifications for digital cinema with the upcoming release of Version 5.0 of the voluntary DCI Technical Specification. The document will be available on September 30, 2004, which coincides with the end of DCI’s Initial Term. DCI Member studios also unanimously agreed to an extended term of twelve months in order to refine the technical specification and architecture, to enhance the security aspect of the specification, to perform system interoperability tests, and to support formalization of industry standards.
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    11/12/03 Hollywood, CA
    DCI MEMBER STUDIOS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE PURSUIT OF DELIVERY SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE FOR DIGITAL CINEMA TO ACCOMMODATE BOTH 4K AND 2K PROJECTORS

    •  (November 12, 2003) Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today a major step forward in the planning efforts toward the launch of digital cinema with the release of DCI Technical Specifications Version 3.0. At the same time DCI also announced the commencement of the next vital testing phase of the digital cinema work incorporating the revisions contained in Version 3.0.
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    09/24/03 Hollywood, California
    ASC And DCI Creating Digital Cinema Test Film

    •  LOS ANGELES, (September 24, 2003) - The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) have taken an important step towards producing standardized test material for evaluating the performance of digital projectors and other elements of digital cinema systems. The test is being produced under the auspices of the ASC Technology Committee in partnership with DCI, which represents seven Hollywood film studios.
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    6/23/03 Amsterdam
    DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES, LLC ANNOUNCES COMMITMENT TO TESTING A FORWARD-LOOKING, OVERALL-4K DELIVERY SYSTEM

    • (Amsterdam, June 23, 2003) - Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC, (DCI) is committed to focus its testing efforts on the technical aspects of a forward-looking, overall-4K delivery system, said Chuck Goldwater, CEO of DCI, speaking today at the Cinema Expo convention in Amsterdam. The delivery system comprises the delivery of digital cinema content to and in a motion picture theatre. Goldwater added that DCI will continue to be mindful of business implications of DCI's technical decisions, including but not limited to the timing and cost of deployment of the digital cinema system.
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    12/01/02 Los Angeles, California
    ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY CENTER NAMED OFFICIAL TESTING SITE BY DIGITAL CINEMA INITIATIVES
    Industry Groups Take New Steps to Realize Digital Cinema

    •  LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2002) - The Entertainment Technology Center at USC's Digital Cinema Laboratory was named by Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) as the official site to test digital cinema technologies, it was announced today by Entertainment Technology Center executive director/CEO Charles S. Swartz.
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    ABOUT DCI
    Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) was created in March, 2002, and is a joint venture of Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal and Warner Bros. Studios. The purpose of DCI is to establish and document specifications for an open architecture for Digital Cinema components that ensures a uniform and high level of technical performance, reliability and quality control.