NEWS

BRANDED SEATS® TEAMS UP WITH CADDY PRODUCTS FOR EXCLUSIVE USA DISTRIBUTION

 

SAN DIEGO, California, November 19, 2019:  Branded Seats® has selected Caddy Products, A Moving Image Technologies Company as the exclusive US distributor of their patented in-seat advertising products. Branded Seats® offers a full line of cup holders and seat marketing solutions for teams, venues and corporate partners. These patented products generate revenue opportunities and create unique branding impressions in advertising areas that are closest to fans.

With the announcement of the Branded Seats® distribution agreement, Caddy Products will be able to expand their current offering within the sports and entertainment markets with the introduction of updatable / interchangeable advertising and branding. This is a game changer for Teams, Venues and Sponsors that would like to update their advertising message from game to game or year to year. The Branded Seats® patented advertising method allows for easy, quick and consistent advertising updates.

According to Shad Bruce, Branded Seats® President, “The decision to distribute with Caddy Products was an easy one, they have successfully serviced our industry for three decades and have established a reputation that clients trust. Our products are a perfect extension to their existing line. Most importantly, the Branded Seats® mission is to continue to lead the way with creative innovation and technology integration within the Sports and Entertainment markets.”

Branded Seats® just launched their revolutionary new cup holder with the installation of over 60,000 units at Heinz Field for the Steelers. The installation provided a new, refreshed look for Heinz Field while incorporating the following patented Branded Seats® features:

·        A mounting bracket that includes an adjustable tilt to hold the cupholder / beverage more vertical

·        Larger size cup holder to hold souvenir cups (ie: Mason jar pictured)

·        Two branding opportunities: SnapGraphic insert + Heinz Field 3D logo

·        Updatable SnapGraphic advertising insert

The distribution agreement will allow Caddy Products to take advantage of this momentum and reach new stadiums currently under development and construction. There is also the ability to retrofit hundreds of thousands of existing cup holders. “We are very excited to add the Branded Seats product line to our existing market leading offering. We believe it will be a great opportunity for our current arena and stadium customer base as well as creating more touch points and products to our reseller and OEM partners” says Jim Winebarger, Director Caddy Products.

Branded Seats® is the designer, manufacturer and single source provider for premium stadium marketing to venues throughout the world. Our patented solutions will generate new revenue opportunities for franchises and venues while creating unique branding impressions for corporate partners. Branded Seats™ is proud to design and manufacture all products in the United States of America!

Caddy Products, Since 1989, Caddy Products has proven itself as a great partner within the cinema, sports, grocery, performing arts, worship and retail industries. Their products have been utilized in over 270,000 facilities throughout more than 91 countries worldwide.

CONTACT: Sandy Bruce Co-Founder Branded Seats® (619) 200-2340 / sandyb@brandedseats.com

Video – Branded Seats Cupholder at Heinz Field

 

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Moving iMage Technologies Announces Installation of the First Samsung Onyx in the US

Moving iMage Technologies (MIT), a leading manufacturer, distributor, and integrator in the cinema exhibition industry, announces we have installed the first commercial Samsung Onyx Direct View LED Cinema Screen in the US. The installation was completed for dine-in theater chain Star Cinema Grill in their brand new Richmond, Texas location.

Previously MIT had installed an Onyx demonstration screen in Winnetka, CA. The use of our DVL Frame, designed specifically for large cinema LED screens, ensured a quick, safe, and accurate installation. Other MIT support products were used in this fully integrated installation: our Hush Rack, ALMS20L network dimmer, IMC2e automation and IS-20D power sequencers.

Jason Ostro Vice President, Development of Star Cinema Grill, stated “MiT did an outstanding job installing the Onyx system on schedule, and performed all the critical tasks in a professional manner. We are very proud to have teamed up with Samsung and MiT to install the first 14 Meter wide (46 feet) Onyx system in the Western Hemisphere. We look forward to partnering up on the next one soon!”

Tom Lipiec, Senior Vice President, Sales and Customer Service of MIT, related “It was a great experience working with Star Cinema Grill and Samsung to install Samsung’s largest Onyx system. All of Samsung’s panels are safely and securely mounted onto MIT’s DirectView DVL Frame, the world’s first cinema-centric frame designed and manufactured for mounting and maintaining Onyx systems.”

“MiT continues to raise the bar when it comes to their professionalism and flexibility in making this installation happen,” said Nick Conti, Business Development Senior Manager – Cinema, North American Display Office, Samsung Electronics America. “Their team was involved in the sales process since the very first meeting with Star Cinema Grill and played a pivotal role in bringing this sale to a close. Their cinema-centric DirectView Frame exemplifies the next evolution and market-readiness of the Onyx cinema LED screen.”

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Classic Cinemas Selects Cinergy Enterprise Solution

Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, LLC (DCIP) and Moving Image Technologies (MiT) announced today that Classic Cinemas, after exploring various software options, has selected DCIP’s enterprise solution, Cinergy, to manage its Illinois-based theater circuit.

Cinergy will provide Classic Cinemas with its Health Monitoring, Trusted Device List management, Asset Tracking, Key Delivery, Content Scheduling and Preventative Maintenance modules through a centralized command center that generates user-defined alerts and advanced reporting in a cost-effective package. DCIP is dedicated to meeting the ongoing needs of theater operators with its Cinergy enterprise solution that helps exhibitors efficiently manage their circuits and stay at the forefront of evolving technologies.

Andy Petkovsek, Director of Technology of Classic Cinemas stated, “After evaluating various options for health monitoring, we selected the tested and proven Cinergy solution. Cinergy will provide us with state-of-the-art technology that will help to ensure that our customers experience the best possible film presentation every time.”

“It was a team effort, with John Wolski from MiT utilizing his years of cinema operations experience, and DCIP working to ensure Classic Cinemas’ specific needs were addressed throughout the evaluation process. Once again, the Cinergy product has proven it meets the needs of theater management regardless of circuit size,” said Joe Delgado, EVP Sales and Marketing of MiT.

Jim Robb, Vice President of Sales at DCIP, added, “We are very excited to partner with Classic Cinemas to provide Cinergy’s circuit-wide theater solution. Our partnership further validates the value of Cinergy and we look forward to working with the Classic Cinemas team to continually ensure that we meet their ongoing and evolving requirements.”

About Classic Cinemas
Classic Cinemas, based in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a family-owned business run by Willis, Shirley and Chris Johnson. It was started in 1978 with the operation of the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. In 2011, Classic Cinemas received the Landmark Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Stewardship. In 2012, all auditoriums were updated with enhanced 4K digital projection. The company today operates 14 theatres in 13 communities. Additional information is available on Classic Cinemas’ website at www.classiccinemas.com.

About MiT
Moving Image Technologies (MiT) is a manufacturer and integrator of purpose-built technology and equipment to support a wide variety of entertainment applications with a focus on motion picture exhibition. MiT offers a wide range of products and services such as custom engineering, systems design, integration and installation, enterprise software solution, digital cinema, A/V integration as well as customized solutions for emerging entertainment technology.

MiT’s Rydt Entertainment Systems Division provides turnkey FFE solutions for new construction and remodels to include procurement, design, consulting, installation and project management. Based in Fountain Valley California, our 28,000 sq. ft facility is home to our corporate offices, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, integration as well as service and support divisions. Our primary manufacturing and warehouse location is augmented by a global network of service partners & OEM manufacturers.

About DCIP
DCIP is a joint venture owned equally by exhibition industry leaders AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and Regal, a subsidiary of Cineworld Group plc. Formed over 10 years ago to facilitate the upgrade from 35mm to digital projection technology, DCIP has overseen the conversion of more than 18,000 screens across the United States, Canada and Latin America, and continues to provide management services and facilitate information flow for its deployment footprint and exhibition and distribution partners.

As part of the monumental transition from film print to digital technology, DCIP developed extensive expertise in managing vast amounts of information throughout its digital network, which led to the creation of Cinergy, a scalable centralized enterprise software suite developed to help exhibitors and distributors better monitor and manage cinema execution, presentation and quality assurance, utilizing information that was not centrally available prior to the industry’s conversion. Additional information regarding DCIP and Cinergy is available at www.dcip.com and www.cinergy.software.

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Moving iMage Technologies and Trinnov to Debut Ovation2 Cinema Processor at CinemaCon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Moving iMage Technologies and Trinnov to Debut Ovation2 Cinema Processor at CinemaCon

Fountain Valley, California – March 29, 2019

 

In partnership with Moving Image Technologies, Trinnov will be demonstrating the Ovation2 at CinemaCon 2019 in MIT’s booth 2419A. Trinnov Optimizer technology dramatically improves acoustics calibration and optimization in cinemas. Introduced in 2013, the Ovation cinema sound processor changed the way technicians calibrate cinemas, providing tremendous benefits in terms of sound quality and ease of implementation.  The Ovation2 retains all the significant benefits of its predecessor while introducing further enhancements in terms of calibration, integration and operation.  Additionally, the new Ovation2 16/16 version adds up to 16 channels AES outputs mirroring its analog outputs.  With this feature, you are now able to use an amplifier with digital inputs as well as analog inputs.   Visit us at booth 2419A and experience the Optimizer technology.

Moving Image Technologies (MiT) is a manufacturer and integrator of purpose built technology and equipment to support a wide variety of entertainment applications with a focus on motion picture exhibition. MiT offers a wide range of products and services such as custom engineering, systems design, integration and installation, enterprise software solution, digital cinema, A/V integration as well as customized solutions for emerging entertainment technology. MIT’s Rydt Entertainment Systems Division provides turnkey FFE solutions for new construction and remodels to include procurement, design, consulting, installation and project management.  Based in Fountain Valley California, our 28,000 sq ft facility is home to our corporate offices, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, integration as well as service and support divisions. Our primary manufacturing and warehouse location is augmented by a global network of service partners & OEM manufacturers.

Trinnov Audio

TRINNOV Audio develops innovative solutions for a wide range of media, entertainment and research audio applications. The company is renowned for its state-of-the-art loudspeaker/room Optimizer, including the exclusive remapping technology and research work in the area of 3D Audio. The French manufacturer has always been committed to producing high-performance and reliable products for its demanding customers across the professional, high-end and commercial audio markets. Prestigious customers include UGC, CGV, Goodrich Quality Theatres, National Amusements, Emagine, IPIC and many others.

Jerry Van de Rydt, Joe Delgado or Tom Lipiec

Moving iMage Technologies

17760 Newhope Street Suite B

1.714.751.7998

sales@movingimagetech.com

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