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DCI Ponders Higher Frame Rates

Digital Cinema Initiatives announced that it is currently pondering the development of voluntary guidelines or specifications related to the distribution of motion pictures in stereoscopic 3D at frame rates above the current 24 frames per second per eye.

For more information visit: www.dcimovies.com


Unedited press release follows:

Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC, Announces Higher Frame Rate Review
2012 NAB Show

LAS VEGAS — Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI), announced today that it is currently reviewing the development of voluntary guidelines or specifications related to the distribution of motion pictures in stereoscopic 3D at frame rates above the current 24 frames per second per eye.

DCI seeks to work cooperatively with industry participants to establish reasonable requirements to maximize quality and interoperability of equipment that can process and project higher frame rate content. DCI’s analysis will consider other system aspects related to frames rates, including compression bit rates, flash rates, and screen luminance when in 3D mode.

About Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC
Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) was created in March 2002, and is a joint venture of Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony Pictures, Universal and Warner Bros. The primary purpose of DCI is to establish and document specifications for an open architecture for digital cinema that ensures a uniform and high level of technical performance, interoperability, reliability and quality. See www.dcimovies.com for more information.

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