Technicolor announced that it provided compression, authoring and 3D subtitling services for Warner Home Video’s Blu-ray 3D titles, including Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Clash of the Titans, The Polar Express, IMAX: Deep Sea 3D, IMAX Under the Sea 3D and IMAX: Space Station 3D.
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PARIS & HOLLYWOOD–Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) (NYSE: TCH) today announced that it has provided compression, authoring and 3D subtitling services for Warner Home Video’s Blu-ray™ 3D titles, including Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Clash of the Titans, The Polar Express, IMAX®: Deep Sea 3D, IMAX® Under the Sea 3D and IMAX®: Space Station 3D.
Warner Bros.’ major retail offering remains the most Blu-ray 3D discs to be released by any studio this year, with the entire slate of 3D titles having arrived in stores on November 16, 2010, National Blu-ray 3D Day.
“We continue to lead the way in Blu-ray 3D services and remain focused on quality and efficiency,” said Chuck Parker, president of Technicolor’s Digital Content Delivery division. “We continue to further reduce our production times for Blu-ray 3D by more than 50%, and we are even closer to matching the production times of a typical 2D Blu-ray Disc.”
Technicolor provides full turn-key Blu-ray 3D services utilizing its first-to-market, high-quality MVC compression tool, 3D authoring and programming with BD-JIVE and its advanced depth analysis tool for 3D subtitles and graphics. All tools were developed in house leveraging Technicolor’s Research and Innovation resources. Technicolor’s 3D design services have also provided cutting edge on-screen 3D graphics for broadcast and Blu-ray Disc titles.
Technicolor is home to industry-leading creative and technology professionals committed to the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content to consumers around the world. Propelled by a culture of innovation and underpinned by a dedicated research organization, the company’s thriving licensing business possesses an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies. Serving motion picture, television, and other media clients, the company is a leading provider of high-end visual effects, animation, and postproduction services. In support of network service providers and broadcasters globally, Technicolor ranks among the worlds’ leading suppliers of digital content delivery services and home access devices, including set-top boxes and gateways. The company also remains a large physical media service provider, being one of the world’s largest film processors and independent manufacturers and distributors of DVDs and Blu-ray™ Discs.