SMPTE PDA Now Webcast: Laser Illumination Systems for Digital Cinema
Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Laser Illumination Systems for Digital Cinema: What They Are and How Do They Work?
Thursday, 28 June 2012
17:00 UTC / 13:00 Eastern / 10:00 Pacific
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Speaker: Bill Beck, Founder | EVP Business Development - Laser Light Engines, Inc.
You may have heard about laser projectors as the breakthrough digital cinema projection technology, but do you know what makes them tick? During this SMPTE PDA Now webcast, our guest speaker, Bill Beck, will explain how these bleeding edge illumination systems work. You will learn about the basics of lasers, how they are being used in digital cinema laser projectors, what specifications are important and what the performance characteristics “jargon” means. This is truly an intriguing topic, so don’t delay, register today!
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