Cinema 21 installs first South East Asia Vive Audio system
INDONESIA: The first Christie Vive Audio cinema system to be deployed in South East Asia has been installed into Auditorium 2 at Cinema 21’s Epicentrum XXI complex in Jakarta. The installation was undertaken by Christie’s Indonesian partner, PT Megatech Engineering, and comprises almost 50 Vive Audio speakers of varying combinations to meet the requirements of Dolby Atmos.
Auditorium 2 is a 302-seat theatre and features a 14m screen. It is regularly used for premiere and gala screening in the Indonesian capital. The equipment installed includes LA3 screen channel speakers, LA3C speakers for ceiling surrounds and LA4S speakers for wall surround effects. S215 subwoofers provide full range frequency response and S218s handle the low frequency effects channels.
‘We’ve been working with Christie for almost a decade and have always been very impressed with the company’s constant technological and groundbreaking advancements in digital cinema,’ commented Rudy Susanto, president of PT Megatech Engineering. ‘We have benefitted greatly from working with Christie’s technical team on the Vive Audio installation and are very pleased to once again bring the latest cinema technologies to the audiences in Indonesia.’
‘When we first heard the sound from Christie Vive Audio, we were so impressed by its clarity and how it delivered the audio details in the movies. This is exactly what we’re looking for to provide our patrons with the best movie listening experience ever,’ said Suryo Suherman, president, Cinema 21. ‘We’re proud to be the first cinema chain in Southeast Asia to install Christie Vive Audio and are confident that it is the best audio system available today for accurate reproduction of immersive cinema audio formats.’
‘We are delighted and honored that Cinema 21 has chosen Christie Vive Audio to be installed in one of its most well-known cinema complexes in Indonesia,’ continued vice president of Christie Asia Pacific, Lin Yu. ‘This is a clear testimony that besides offering advanced visual solutions, we have also set the bar in immersive cinema sound that cinema-goers appreciate. With the sustained growth of the cinema industry in Indonesia, we will continue to devote our commitment and dedication to cinema operators like Cinema 21.’