Friday, October 2, 2009
RealD Upgrades El Capitan
Los Angeles-based RealD, which develops 3D movie projection hardware, disclosed this morning that it has installed an upgraded cinema systems at the El Capitan. Financial details of the win was not disclosed. According to RealD, the Hollywood theater has upgraded to the firm's XL Cinema System, which increases the brightness of 3D projection and is designed to support bigger movie screens. The El Capitan has been using the firm's 3D technology since 2005, and according to RealD is the highest attended RealD 3D theatre in the world. RealD's XL system provides 3D capability to larger screens, over the 45 ft. width supported by the firm's original product. RealD said its XL supports screens up to 80 feet wide on a single, DLP projector. The first film to be shown on the new 3D equipment will be Toy Story 2 Disney Digital 3D.