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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


Cinema Test Tools for the Non-Technical Manager 

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 Online Managers Online 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. 

It is a big world out there.

In Case You Want To Produce

Exhibitors should have many reasons to produce their own product. They can train employees or make special materials for guests. Probably a lot of excuses to get into the fun side of the business.

Here is a fun set of excellently produced videos from Adorama that looks into some of the details that any good production needs to consider.

 Adorama – Beyond the Sound

The Car as Consumer Electronics – CES 2016

Andy Markem Reports – CES Always Has Jewels, Promises, Something for Everyone


“Don't provoke me, pal! I've had a tough day here! I'm like this with Weinberger! We'll be all over you like a cheap suit!”Ralph, “The Jewel of the Nile,” SLM Productions, 1985

International CES is one of the best AR (alternate reality) events you can attend … ever!

Fight your way through the aisles and aisles and aisles … and you swear to gawd the world will completely change even beyond “Star Wars – The Force Awakens.”

I dragged my sorry, beaten behind home knowing exactly what I was going to invest in – electrical power production companies and Musk’s gigabattery plant.

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Boxing NAB

Eiji Yoshikawa is someone you have seen pacing the NAB halls for decades as publisher or editor of TV Technology and other magazines in Japan.

He is also a philanthropist in the best sense of the word – he has set up a system in the Philippines for training young adults in the science of boxing, and dragging them up the ladder from the poverty they were stuck in to educated and capable being.

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Season's Songs and Good Cause

Your editor sumbled upon a great site for recording artists,, a nice space to promote their work and get a good return. Our polling (one artist) says he is pleased with the facilities offered. I bought this album for above retail: Years and Years (2011) | Milo Fairweather

But that is not why we write: For Folk's Sake It's Christmas 2011 | For Folk's Sake is a pithy collection of fun music, with profits going to the Integrated Cancer Centre

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Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief

Lineup of Superstar Musical Perfomances

Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting Will Appear in New York City;

Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and a Group Performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles;

Coldplay, and a Group Performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in London

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Where and what we are. ('s the internet right? Everything...we're a group effort.)

Gotta know the words to understand the concepts.

There is so much data...

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