Q-tec Completes First Installation of RealD's 3D System in Japan
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Q-tec Completes First Installation of RealD's 3D System in Japan

TOKYO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—October 27, 2008— Q-tec, Inc., one of Japans leading video post production service providers, announced today that it has completed the first domestic installation of 3D cinema system developed by RealD, the global leader in digital 3D. Q-tec plans to begin the full-scale operation in November 2008.

The number of digital 3D cinema screens in Japan was around 30 at the end of 2007, but there are currently more than 50 screens available as the US film Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D was released on October 25. The number is projected to rise with the expectation of 3D films produced and released in Japan. Q-tec has assessed the needs of production facilities for 3D moviemaking and opened a 3D video editing studio with RealDs 3D systems. New services such as 2D to 3D conversion and 3D-CG creation will also be offered at the studio.

About Q-tec

Q-tec, one of the affiliates of Japans largest disc replicator Memory-Tech Group, is a post production service provider with a specialty in image/audio editing. Q-tec also provides various services including planning and production of broadcasting programs and packaged disc media, encoding/authoring and custom press of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, digital remastering/intermediate for films, conversion/compression of data for Internet distribution that supports Video On Demand (VOD) applications, production of CG including 3D-CG, and filming of digital animation.

RealD is the global leader in 3D, bringing the most advanced and enjoyable digital 3D experience to cinemas worldwide. RealDs next-generation technology, deployed across the worlds largest 3D platform in 27 countries with more than 1,400 installations worldwide, provides a stunningly realistic viewing experience. The impact of 3D upon todays moviemaking has been compared to the advent of color film when once there was only black and white. Beyond cinema, RealD is the worldwide inventor and provider of key stereoscopic technologies used in science, manufacturing, marketing, and other industries, with thirty years of scientific development behind its systems. RealDs mission-critical 3D visualization technologies are used by organizations such as NASA, Pfizer, BMW, Boeing and more. For more information, visit www.RealD.com.


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