ISF-Certified Supernova Technology now Available in Curved Screen Format
COSTA MESA, CA — February 19, 2008 — dnp denmark, the world’s leading supplier of optical projection screen technology and developer of the first-ever screen that allows viewing in brightly lit environments, announced that its revolutionary Supernova™ Epic Screen is now shipping.
Designed to be used in the very finest dedicated home theaters, the new Supernova Epic Screen provides uncompromised widescreen reproduction of movies in all aspect ratios displaying superior high-contrast images in 100% neutral color. Maintaining a constant image height as in a movie theater, the Supernova Epic’s motorized masking system is fully adjustable from closed to 2.40:1 settings delivering the ultimate viewing experience for even the most demanding videophile.
“The Supernova Epic provides consumers with the absolute best in home theater solutions,” said Manfred Freiberger, senior account manager for dnp USA. “The Epic Screen integrates the benefits of our unique Supernova Screen technology with the advantages of a concave design to provide the ultimate image quality. Additionally, our motorized masking system deals elegantly with films of every available aspect ratio. Our dealers can now offer a premium solution for those who demand the very best. In fact we are so eager for people to see and experience the extraordinary benefits of the Supernova Epic for themselves, that we are offering our dealers a special demo pricing program featuring substantial savings and generous terms beginning March 1st through June 30th. They are cordially invited to contact me personally for details.”
The Supernova Epic Screen has succeeded in bringing a true cinematic experience into the home. It offers the flexibility to beautifully display all formats from 4:3 to ultra-wide 2.40:1 Cinemascope with enhanced resolution, contrast and 100% color accuracy. When used with a projector with an anamorphic lens, the Supernova Epic maintains full image height and unwanted black bars on the top and bottom of the screen are eliminated.
Just as in a real movie theater, the Supernova Epic’s electronically controlled curtains glide silently into place, masking the unused portions of the screen while maintaining constant image height. And when the film is over, the curtains glide fully closed. Additionally, the Supernova Epic features a perfectly curved screen surface that enhances the perceived depth and uniformity of the image. The result: a high-quality, dynamic viewing experience, day or night.
Created using award-winning Supernova Screen technology, the Supernova Epic features high-contrast filters that enable the projected image to be optimally reflected from the screen. With its advanced layer of lenses, it actively combats retro-illumination – where light from the screen image is reflected back onto the screen from the room. The Supernova Epic renders images in 100% neutral color for superior, realistic color reproduction and has a completely passive, shimmer-free front surface. The screen material has been certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) for exceeding the benchmarks of quality that define the best in video performance available for consumers.
The Supernova Epic is available in standard sizes up to 156” with custom sizes available by special order.
• dnp announced that its revolutionary Supernova Epic Screen is now shipping.
• Offers uncompromised widescreen reproduction of movies in all formats with enhanced resolution, contrast and 100% neutral color rendition.
• Constant image height, improved brightness uniformity and an increased sense of immersion when viewing.
• Curved screen design combined with the award-winning Supernova technology limits the amount of reflected light for a heightened cinematic experience.
• Silent operation of masking curtain easily transitions from fully closed to 2.40:1 with smooth, cinema-like motion.
• Special demo pricing program available.
• Ships in sections for easy transport and installation.
About dnp denmark
dnp denmark is the screen production center for Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest printing and media companies. dnp laboratories benefit from more investment in research and development than any other screen supplier, having pioneered every major development in optical projection technology for over a decade.
dnp USA is the North American branch of the company, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. All of the Supernova Screen products are stocked and produced locally. As a market leader, dnp provides its dealers with the best technical support and with some of the most innovative sales and marketing tools within the screen industry.
For additional information about the award-winning dnp Supernova Flex Screens, please visit www.supernovascreen.com.