LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Advanced Imaging Society announced today that Barco, Technicolor, Nokia, and Sony Computer Electronics of America are included in this year’s list of nominees for the 6th annual Technology & New Product Awards, scheduled for September 30th, 2015, 12:30-2pm at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.
Technology & New Product Awards winners have previously included: DreamWorks Animation (DWA), IMAX, Regal Cinemas and many other leading technology and product developers in this industry.
Outstanding technologies and new products will be awarded the Lumiere Award, and the New Product Award, respectively. The Lumiere award, which has been awarded to such luminaries as: Ang Lee, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, Jeffrey Katzenberg and others, is the highest honor bestowed by the membership of the Society. Winners from these nominees will be chosen by a blue ribbon panel of technology and advanced imaging experts.
"These awards are our industry’s opportunity to shine the spotlight on game-changing and disruptive technologies which are changing the entertainment industry’s content creation landscape, including High Dynamic Range, VR, UHD, 3D, and more,” stated Jim Chabin, President of the Society.
Nominees are listed below:
AMD – Liquid VR
Barco – Barco: Escape
Jaunt VR – (proprietary technology)
Legend 3D – Real Time Depth Grading; 2D to 3D Conversion for VR; RKill
Lucid VR – 180-Degree Stereoscopic 3D Camera for VR
MasterImage 3D – Horizon 3D M
Nokia – OZO
ONSIGHT – Compact, High Resolution 360-degree Live Action Capture System
Prime Focus World – DeepGen
Sony Computer Electronics America – Project Morpheus (Virtual Reality for PlayStation 4) StreamTV – Ultra-D Glasses Free 3D Technology
SuperD – 3D Box
Technicolor – Intelligent Tone Management HDR Solution
NEW PRODUCT NOMINEES
Global 3D Media – Extreme Dimension (EXD) Autostereoscopic 3D Series
NCAM – NCAM Camera Tracking System
Winners from these nominees will be announced in the coming weeks.
The Advanced Imaging Society was founded by our industry's stakeholders, including The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony, Paramount, IMAX, Dolby, Panasonic, MasterImage and others to advance the creative arts and sciences of the advanced imaging industry, including: stereoscopic 3D, autostereo, VR, UHD, High Dynamic Range, and more. With chapters in the U.S., China, Japan, Canada, the E.U. and the U.K., the organization has more than 1,800 professional members in over 20 countries active in improving the arts and technologies of Advanced Imaging. The organization hosts professional education seminars and awards throughout the world.