Movie Theater

Movie Theater

Customer: Empire Cinemas
Location: United Kingdom

Empire Cinemas operates 17 modern multiplex cinemas throughout the UK, servicing up to 350 people per theater. To create an immersive viewing experience, all 35 mm projectors were replaced with digital projectors, for sharper picture and 7.1 surround sound support.

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Equipment

  • Wyrestorm EX-1UTP-IR-100-HDBT HDBaseT extenders
  • SP-SDI-0104 SD/HD/3G-SDI 1-to-4 Distributor units (SP-SDI-0104) used for each of the eight Empire Multiplexes showing live events
  • Barco digital projectors
  • Arqiva Digital Cinema DVB for live events

Why HDBaseT:

  • Simplicity of installation over LAN cable helped keep the project on-time and on-budget, while also future-proofing the project for 4K resolution
  • High performance with audio & projection equipment
  • High reliability and robustness