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NE Ohio movie chain switches to digital projectors
No more film reels
by WKSU's MARK URYCKI


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Mark Urycki
 
The movie industry appears to be getting past a logjam that has lasted six or seven years. Movie theaters are beginning to switch over from film projectors to digital projectors ... and that's opening up a whole new menu of entertainment options. One small locally-owned theater chain in Northeast Ohio has taken the plunge and converted all of its screens.
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The story would be better balanced if the recent research, which shows that storing digital files is more expensive and unreliable than maintaining film, had been mentioned. This is a major concern for Studios which depend on recycling and future marketing of their products. It is unlikely that the industry is eager to support technology that in the long run will cost them money. The information is available on the New York Times website.


Posted by: Larry Schiffman (lesdmd@ix.netcom.com) on April 3, 2008 11:14PM
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