HOLLYWOOD & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MasterImage 3D, Inc., a provider of pioneering 3D solutions for theaters, announced today that TOHO Cinemas has selected them as a new partner in the deployment of digital 3D cinema systems. TOHO Cinemas has already installed the popular MI-2100 digital 3D system and MI-1000 dual projection 3D glass filters in cinemas throughout Japan and are planning more 3D system installations throughout the year. MasterImage 3D reseller, Xebex, is responsible for the installation and maintenance services.
TOHO Cinemas is the biggest multiplex in Japan and one of the most recognized throughout Asia. They operate 58 cinemas with over 520 screens. As an early adopter of digital technology, TOHO Cinemas has been aggressive to provide its customers with the highest level of 3D exhibition experiences.
The MasterImage MI-2100 digital 3D cinema system offers high-quality presentation, single- or multi-use eyewear, is easily portable between screens and is available through a compelling, ownership-based pricing model. The MasterImage MI-1000 glass filters are universal and work optimally with MasterImage 3D glasses for oversized screen installations.
Over the past year, MasterImage 3D has experienced significant growth now with systems installed in over 60 countries worldwide. The addition of TOHO Cinemas continues their leadership in Asia adding to existing partnerships with prominent cinemas such as CJ CGV, BIG Cinemas, Golden Village and 109 Cinemas. At CineEurope, they announced a new relationship with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé adding to leading European and African cinemas, including Cinema City International, Cineplex Germany, Empire Cinemas, Kineopolis Group, Ster-Kinekor Theatres and many others.
“It is a privilege to work with TOHO Cinemas in Japan. They are rejoiced as an innovator in their country and the entire region,” says Jonggeun Hwang, Managing Director of MasterImage 3D ASIA. “We see this as a great partnership between two companies passionate about giving Japanese consumers the best 3D movies possible.”
About MasterImage 3D, Inc.
MasterImage 3D, Inc. is a 3D technology company that provides pioneering solutions for theaters and mobile devices. With digital 3D cinema systems installed in over 60 countries, MasterImage 3D is a fast-growing digital 3D cinema system supplier, offering audiences the clearest, sharpest 3D experience while providing exhibitors with a compelling ownership-based pricing model. The company invented, patented and mass-produced the cell-matrix parallax barrier, the leading 3D technology for auto-stereoscopic mobile display. It enabled one of the world’s first glasses-free 3D mobile phones and is in development for devices in 2011. Founded in 2004, the company is privately held and headquartered in Hollywood, with offices in the UK, Tokyo, Seoul and Taiwan.