Last updateThu, 21 Dec 2017 2pm


Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


Cinema Test Tools for the non-Technical Manager – Post Installation Quality Assurance Has Begun

Cinema Test Tools is a free resource for the cinema industry, tuned most particularly for the non-technical manager. The tools include several DCPs, all with interesting means of testing the sound and picture quality for the interested by lightly trained staff. The lessons on sound and light are written to provide a foundation to communicate with the technician who must respond quickly and well to the information that they discover.

The key is a free Managers Walk Through Checklist that correlates with the many DCPs. It helps bring an understanding of the many nuances of the auditorium's situation in a straightforward way. 

Since we became our own secretaries, it seems that we have to know nearly everything these days.

4G Wireless Can Be Faster Than Wired Internet

If you have been using various forms of wired data connections, you might want to take a closer look at the various 4G wireless networks and their phones. Based on informal tests here at ReadWriteWeb and more extensive tests elsewhere, going wireless now could be a way to speed up your Internet connection!

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Free International DCinema Business Directory...How To... is pleased to have added a free feature called The Business Directory. Free to use, free to enter.

If a person is registered and signs into DCinemaTools, they can add their directory information and it will automatically display. If not registered or signed in, then the information will display after the editor clicks on some buttons. Here is how to do your side of the work involved.

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Faster FFT @ MIT

This just in: "...on average, 57 of those [64] frequencies can be discarded with minimal loss of image quality." So says the new paper Simple and Practical Algorithm for Sparse Fourier Transform. The equally dense Nearly Optimal Sparse Fourier Transform, sports algorithms so hip that they have their own webpage: sFFT: Sparse Fast Fourier Transform.

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