IMAX


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IMAX

(ˈaɪmæks)
n
(Film) trademark a process of film projection using a giant screen on which an image approximately ten times larger than standard is projected
[C20: from image + maximum]
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This bring to Regal's total IMAX network, a 100 more theatres and the companies will open the new joint venture (JV) theatres in new and existing complexes in US markets such as Lexington, Kentucky, Albuquerque, New Maryland, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and San Antonio, Texas.
The Middle East region is an enviable luxury hot spot with expectations of high standards of living and some of the most luxurious real estate on offer," said Jason Brenek, President of IMAX Home Entertainment.
The cinematic brilliance and grand scope of the series is perfect for the IMAX format, said Pamela Levine, chief marketing officer at HBO.
Under the terms of the new agreement, VieShow Cinemas will install three IMAX theatre systems in Taiwan, with the first to open in the city of Tainan in 2014 and the second and third systems slated to open in 2015 with the locations to be determined at a later date.
Under the terms of the agreements, the first IMAX theatre is scheduled to open in 2013, three theatres are scheduled to open in 2014 and the remaining theatre is scheduled to open in 2015.
Although Regal and IMAX initially said they would not be opening the cutting-edge local screen until next year, McOmie said they decided, "This is one of (the locations) that should get it sooner rather than later.
With its newest effort, however, IMAX returns to its role of offering large-format science films, albeit this time in trendy 3D.
The benefits of the IMAX 3D camera are expected to include:
However, they still charge $5 more for tickets, as they would for the regular IMAX.
IMAX movie theaters feature digital surround sound and powerful video projectors that advance the film at 24 frames per second on a screen up to eight stories high, the IMAX Web site claims.
Too expensive admission charges for a 45 - 60 minute film, when you can see a 120 minute normal cinema film for the same price, irrespective of the impressive IMAX technology.
IMAX is a much steadier system and big enough to cover your complete retina.