The technology of digital cinema has changed the way the movies were made and screened. Today, movies are projected by using digital technology. In this technology, the strings of 1s and 0s, the bits and bytes, record, transmit and replay images. This technology uses a compact disc to store, transmit and retrieve huge quantity of information. It performs this task without disturbing the original quality. The information is extracted exactly as it was originally recorded. Also, bytes of data can be manipulated easily in order to have a desired effect – from production and distribution to the way theatres screen the final product. All this is done with a click of button.
Digital projectors are a new innovation in the film industry. The quality of films shown through digital projectors is very high as compared to what is shown through video projectors. Today, threat ERS all over the world, including movie theaters in Connecticut and New Jersey, are upgrading to digital projectors in order to screen and project films.
Today, almost every feature film passes through the stage of digital filmmaking. In the initial stage, a film or reel is used to photograph the primary footage but later the same film is scanned and turned into digital version. This version is manipulated with computer programs to have an effect, for example, you can get a 3D effect. The change or the manipulation is done is then edited and reprinted to film so that it could be projected in the Movie Theaters.
In the world of digital cinema, films are now being distributed as digital video files. In some cases, the entire film is made without the use of any film. This often happens when films are directly shot on high definition digital video. It is then edited digitally to produce a final digital product.
Advantages of Digital Projectors
Alternative Content – Digital projectors help the film exhibitors to show alternative content such as operas, advertisements, concerts and sporting events.
Large-Sized Picture – Digital projectors help produce large-sized images. The output is of large size – 300″.
Small-Sized Picture – It is also able to produce small size images and while doing so, it helps you save a lot of money.
Quality of Images – The image is of high quality and can be projected with the use of minimal light.
Easy Installation – A digital projector is easy to install. Anybody can install it. All you need to have is a handy manual and some basic information of installation.
There are also certain disadvantages of digital projectors. For example, digital projectors cannot be used in a bright light. In case of digital projectors, light play a spoilsport. Also, it involves huge cost on its maintenance. The lamp of a projector might have to be replaced if it is used very often. Separate speakers are also required. A digital projector does not have a sound system of its own. But, the best thing is that the disadvantages of using a digital projector overshadow the disadvantages.