Friday, March 12, 1999
Lucasfilm THX Announces Specification for Electronic Cinema Projectors
Presaging the transition from 35mm film to electronic cinema, Lucasfilm THX(R) has announced a specification for electronic cinema projectors as part of the THX Theatre Program.
At the same time, the company announced future plans to certify electronic masters and to develop standards for digital transmission schemes.
The electronic projector standard, announced at ShoWest, is designed to provide the same guarantee for electronic cinema that the THX Theatre Program has long provided for 35mm film presentations – the very best possible theatre film and sound experience. More at