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International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Announces Technology & New Product Awards Nominees

The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society announced today that Adobe, Barco, Walt Disney Studios and Panasonic are included in this year’s list of nominees for the 5th annual Technology & New Product Awards, scheduled for September 24th, 2014, 1:00 – 3:00PM at Paramount Pictures in Hollywood.

Technology & New Product Awards winners have previously included: DreamWorks Animation (DWA), IMAX, RealD and many other leading technology and product developers in this industry.

Outstanding technologies and new products will be awarded the Lumiere Award, and the New Product Award, respectively. The Lumiere award, which has been awarded to such luminaries as: Ang Lee, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron and others, is the highest honor bestowed by the membership of the Society. Winners from these nominees will be chosen by a blue ribbon panel of technology and advanced imaging experts.

"These awards will record for history the technologies, organizations and individuals responsible for the extraordinary journey of the advanced imaging industry, which includes stereoscopic 3D, 4K, UHD, High Dynamic Range, Enhanced Dynamic Range and more," added Jim Chabin, President of the Society.

Nominees are listed below:

4DX (Korea)
Motion Seats - L.A. Live, Regal Cinemas

Adobe (USA)
Creative Cloud/Speed Grade

AeroCine (USA)
3D RED Capable Multirotor, Heavy Lift Micro Coaxial Hexacopter with Gimbal

Audience Entertainment (USA)
iD – Interactive Dimension™

Barco (Belgium)
DP4K-60L Laser Projector

BitSpeed (USA)
Concurrency

Blackmagic Design (USA)
4K Studio (3D)

D.I.D. (USA)
The SuperHero 3D System

Walt Disney Studios (USA)/Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (Germany)/ARRI (Germany)
TriFocal Camera

Dolby (USA)
Dolby Vision – EDR (Enhanced Dynamic Range)

DVS (Germany)
STAN System

Gener8 (Canada)
GPU-Accelerated Video In-Painting Occlusion Filling

MasterImage 3D (Korea)
MI-Horizon 3D

Panasonic (Japan)
4K LUMIX, Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DMC-GH4

Panasonic (Japan)
4K Wearable, Point-of-view camera HX-A500

Panasonic (Japan)
4K VARICAM, High-end production camera recorder: AU-V35C1G/VREC1G

Prime Focus World (USA/United Kingdom/India)
Prime Focus World Hybrid Stereo Pipeline

StereoLabs (France)
Verity

StereoLabs (France)
First Live 3D workflow for glasses-free 3D displays

SuperD (China)
SuperD Glasses-free 3D Mobile Solution

View Holographics (United Kingdom)
Holography/Holograms

Vision3 (United Kingdom)
Post Conversion Management System

Volfoni (France)
SmartCrystal Diamond

zSpace (USA)
zSpace STEM Lab

Winners from these nominees will be announced in the coming weeks.

The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society was founded by our industry's stakeholders, including The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony, Paramount, IMAX, Dolby, Panasonic, MasterImage and others to advance the creative arts and sciences of the advanced imaging industry, including: stereoscopic 3D, autostereo, 4K, UHD, High Dynamic Range, Enhanced Dynamic Range and more. With chapters in the U.S., China, Japan, Canada, the E.U. and the U.K., the organization has more than 1,800 professional members in over 20 countries active in improving the arts and technologies of 3D & Advanced Imaging. The organization hosts professional education seminars and awards throughout the world.

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