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International 3D Society Announces 2013 Technology Award Winners

Las Vegas, NV, USA (January 7, 2013) /BUSINESS WIRE/ — Prior to its presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the International 3D Society today announced the companies which will be honored for achievement in 3D technology.

“The Awards Committee focuses on technologies that represent genuine advances in 3D and that have a demonstrated impact on the 3D professional or consumer,” said Jim Mainard, Chairman of the Society’s 3D Technology Awards Committee and Head of Digital Strategy at DreamWorks Animation.

“As our industry gathers at the Consumer Electronics Show to see the future of technology, the Society recognizes the people and organizations who are inventing 3D’s future,” said Jim Chabin, President of the Society. “3D movies again scored 5 of the top 10 highest grossing hits of this past year, including: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘The Avengers,’ ‘The Amazing Spiderman,’ ‘Brave,’ and ‘Madagascar.’ 3D Blu-rays are being seen by millions of consumers on their new 3D flat screens. The companies receiving our Lumiere™ statuettes have helped to create much of this magic for fans in theatres and at home.”

Receiving honors at this year’s awards luncheon in Hollywood will be:

Samsung Electronics

3ality Technica

TDVision

InfiniteZ

21st Century 3D

Entries were reviewed for innovation and impact by the Society’s 3D Technology Awards Committee for their achievement during 2012.

The Society will present the 3D seminar for the Consumer Electronics Show Tuesday, January 8th, in Las Vegas. More than 32 companies will participate.

About the International 3D Society:

The mission of the International 3D Society & [email protected] Consortium is to better serve the growing global theatrical, television, video game, and mobile 3D marketplace and professional community. With members in 20 countries and chapters in China, Japan, Korea, Europe, the UK and North America, the organization serves to spearhead the growth and expansion of the 3D industry across the entire ecosystem – from content conception and development, to consumer education and adoption.

The organization includes a group of members with more than 60 companies and 500 professionals. Companies include: The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Pixar, ESPN, BSkyB, Panasonic, XpanD 3D, Dolby Laboratories, 3ality Technica, Masterimage 3D, RealD, IMAX, StereoD, National Geographic Cinema Ventures, CCTV China, Korea Telecomm, Intel, THX, Microsoft, Technicolor, Samsung, Sony Electronics, MobiTV, BluFocus, Eutelsat, Turner Broadcasting, Vizio and others.

MasterImage 3D technology will be used at the 3D Technology Awards event. For more information please visit: www.International3DSociety.com.

 

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Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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