Epson Joins LIPA, the Laser Illuminated Projector Association

LONG BEACH and SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jan. 10, 2017 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, is proud to announce that it has joined the Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) as a Leader Level member. LIPA is focused on speeding the adoption of laser illuminated projectors across all venues worldwide and enacting regulatory […]

LIPA’s Governing Board Meets at Barco One’s Campus

The Governing Board of the Laser Illuminated Projectors Association (LIPA) held their quarterly meeting at Barco’s new worldwide headquarters on 8 September. The group was very impressed with the beautiful new campus, high-quality demo areas, the open workspace and conference concept, and the very professional, yet welcoming, Barco staff. The LIPA Board consists of representatives […]

LIPA Releases Recommended Industry Practice for Measuring Speckle

Today, the Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) released to the public its Recommended Practice: Measurement of Speckle in Laboratory Conditions, a guide for laser projector makers, installers, and theater operators to measure and compare this common laser attribute caused when coherent light bounces off a rough surface. The practice is the first of its kind […]

Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) Elects New Chairman and Officers

San Jose, CA – The Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) is pleased to announce the election of new officers for the organization which is focused on speeding the adoption of laser-illuminated projection systems across multiple venues, including  theaters, theme parks, museums, planetariums, schools, and businesses facilities.  Assuming the role of Chairman is Jan Daem of […]

‘Tomorrowland’ in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I’ve seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney’s “Tomorrowland,” fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow’s theater experience can’t come home soon enough. by Geoffrey Morrison @TechWriterGeoff George Clooney’s grizzled face filled the screen, and I was in awe. Not at the face per se, […]

‘Furious 7’ film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

By RYAN NAKASHIMA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel “Furious 7” debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood’s famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire skid and fistfight in Imax’s brand-new laser format. Lasers are supposed to be able to heighten contrast. […]

Kinepolis Group goes live with Barco’s unique laser projection in Lomme (FR), Brussels (BE) and Madrid (ES)

Kortrijk, Belgium, 17 December 2014 – Last Tuesday, 9 December, was D-day for Barco’s DP4K-60L laser projector in Europe, as the Kinepolis group screened The Hobbit – Battle of the Five Armies on its brand-new laser projector. The première took place at the Kinepolis flagship cinemas in Lomme, France. While Kinepolis Brussels (Belgium) screened its […]

Dolby Selects Christie to Co-Develop Dolby Vision Projection Systems for Dolby Cinema

First install, JT Eindhoven, will also unleash best immersive audio experience, using Dolby Atmos sound format and Christie Vive audio speakers Cypress, Calif., and San Francisco, December 3, 2014—Christie® and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) are pleased to announce that Christie will co-develop, supply, install, and service proprietary Dolby Vision™ projection systems for Dolby Cinema™, […]

LIPA Completes Comprehensive Report on Laser Illuminated Projector Systems

December 1, 2014 – San Jose, Calif. – The Laser Illuminated Projector Association (LIPA) today released a comprehensive report entitled, Laser Illuminated Systems: Technology and Regulation, on the status of Laser Illuminated Projection (LIP) systems. The report was created to provide customers, regulators, and other stakeholders with a ready reference to the technology, markets, safety, […]