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How to Create an Interactive Movie Experience

7/08/2013 12:15 PM Eastern

Chad Elkins of The 2nd Screen writes about the technology that would make an interactive second screen cinematic experience possible.

He writes, "The modern day movie theater not only has a digital projector system, but it is driven by a traditional PC server based network architecture...The movie itself is stored on a hard drive and is connected to the server PC along with the projection terminal. All of this is routed into the theatre management system computer which is connected to the Internet. This configuration shows that it is entirely possible to build an interactive movie experience through the application layer without the need for additional hardware in the theater seating area or in the projector server rack. Let’s talk about scale and how this would work."

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