Calibre UK hits the big screen to process alternative content at Europe’s largest international film festival
Prague-based rental and staging experts, Altei provides Calibre UK HQView400DC alternative content processors to scale and process content across cinemas at 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2013
Europe’s largest international film event, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) relied on none other than Calibre UK for scaling and switching of alternative cinema content. Provided by Prague-based system integration, rental and staging experts Altei, HQView400DC processors were integrated with Sony 4K digital cinema projectors located throughout multiple cinemas that were used for event screenings.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) took place between June 28 to July 6 in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The event attracted over 12,000 film industry representatives and press from all around the world.
All guests had the opportunity to experience first-hand the immersive quality of digital cinema technology to give the very highest picture quality and viewer experience.
“The quality of the Calibre UK processing was essential to achieve best results combining alternative – non DCP content and Sony Digital Cinema projectors,” says Martin Vysušil, Sales & Marketing at Altei.
“Calibre UK HQView400DC alternative content processors were used for screening of movies from various sources including Digital Betacam, HD Cam, DVD and BluRay.”
Pauline Brooksbank, Managing Director at Calibre UK says: “We’re delighted Altei are relying on the flexible, robust and seamless processing from Calibre UK at the KVIFF as they have done so successfully in previous years.”
HQView400DC is a unique version of the Calibre UK HQView400, which is optimised for use as a digital cinema alternative content processor and is compatible with the alternate content input of market leading digital cinema projectors.
The HQView range of highly flexible image scalers provide stunning image quality in demanding applications including professional AV, staging, broadcast, houses of worship, medical, corporate and education.
About Calibre UK
Celebrating its 25th year (08/08/88) Calibre has over the years achieved World recognition providing image scaling and processing technologies for use in digital cinema, large venue projection and LED events, surgical medical applications and broadcast/television studios, manufacturing products under its own brand-names as well as providing products and technology to several market leaders in the ProAV market worldwide. A market leader in innovation utilising its own in-house hardware and software design team for all product development and manufactured in its own factory in Bradford, UK.