Tag Archives: EU

BSPR – Ultimate Acronym or Cloud Guarantee?

We don’t do press releases here at DCinemaTools. There are other places who do it so much better then we ever could. But BSPR, that seems like something we could get behind. Alas, it means something else, and the EU are all over it. 

Binding Safe Processor Rules (BSPR) – Well explained at: New EU directive to feature cloud ‘bridge’ | IT PRO. I might otherwise be called, leveling the playing field toward quality.

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3Questions on HI/VI Issues – European Union of the Deaf

EUD plus 3 Questions LogoThere are several groups who represent the varied and specific interests of the community of people with disabilities in the EU. Some campaigns are centered around specific issues, for example the 2006 campaign that resulted in Disabled Air Passengers’ Rights. Other campaigns focus upon accessibility to the internet, and this year mobility issues have been given a special international highlight.

Recently the work of one broadly focused activity came to fruition. As background, within the general portfolio of the United Nations International Bill of Human Rights are nine Core International Human Rights Instruments. They are all considered treaties which, though ratified within the UN, still need to be ratified and implemented at the country level.

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EU Ratifies UN Convention | Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Brussels, 5 January 2011 | The European Union has officially ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 23 December, becoming the first intergovernmental group to sign on to any human rights treaty. The European disability movement has been working hard to make sure the EU conclude the Convention by the end of 2010. The European Disability Forum welcomes this development, which is a significant landmark and will help improve the lives of 80 million persons with disabilities in Europe.

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SmartJog Sends Deluxe DCPs to EU

smartjog logoDeluxe LogoDistribution specialist SmartJog continues on track toward DCinema distribution domination at several points in the chain. This week they announce an extension of current agreements with Deluxe Digital to pipe DCPs (Digital Cinema Packages) from Deluxe to any of their connected 200 cinemas (850+ screens) throughout the EU.

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State of European DCinema Conference

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Using a presentation topic of DCinemaTango to describe the renewed vigor of european digital cinema’s recent explosion from the chasm of stalled installations, the European Audiovisual Observatory in Cannes held a seminar during the Cannes Film Festival. Several speakers gave details of the past, current issues and financing. Two interesting presentations spoke of the legal aspects of EU financing that will both assist and hinder the expansion of digital presentation equipment’s evolution to the next phase of the exhibitor (and patron) base.

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