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Real Image Media Technologies
Industry Film, TV Technology
Headquarters India
Website www.realimage.com

Real Image Media Technologies is an Indian company that works in film and television technology and was instrumental in bringing digital non-linear editing and digital cinema sound to the Indian market. A key focus area of the company at present is digital cinema deployment in India.

History[edit]

Setup in 1986 as Media Artists Pvt. Ltd. in Chennai (then Madras), India, the company was officially renamed to Real Image Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in the early 2000s after the merger of Real Image Pvt. Ltd. and JS Films into Media Artists Pvt. Ltd.[1] While Media Artists continues to be a brand of the company's audio post-production facilities, the primary focus of the company has since moved to digital cinema and as of March 2011, the company's Qube digital cinema systems are installed in about 2000 screens in India.[2]

The first technology the company brought to India was computer-based non-linear editing with the Media Composer editing system from Avid Technology in 1993.[3] Subsequently, the company brought digital cinema sound to India in a partnership with DTS in 1995.[3]

In 2005, the company launched its own digital cinema system under the brand name Qube.[4] Qube Cinema, Inc. was set up in the US as a subsidiary of Real Image Media Technologies and markets the digital cinema technology of the parent company worldwide.[5]

In November 2014, the company was listed by iSPIRIT (Indian Software Product Industry Roundtable), a non-profit think tank, in its top 30 index of Indian software product companies.[6]

Apart from rolling out digital cinema in India and selling the Qube digital cinema technology worldwide, the company also masters Indian feature films into the digital cinema format.[2]

Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel Corporation[7] and Nomura, the Japanese bank[8] are investors in Real Image Media Technologies.

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165 news items

 
The Hindu
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:05:25 -0800

“Currently, Bangalore has 263 screens and Mumbai has 376 screens,” said Senthil Kumar, co-founder, Real Image Media Technologies. According to a FICCI-KPMG report on the Indian Media and Entertainment Industry 2015, “There are just seven screens ...

Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business Line
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:59:45 -0800

“Once you start a business, nothing ever works out that way,” says Senthil Kumar, co-founder of the Chennai-based Real Image Media Technologies. With his family in the film industry, it was but natural for Senthil to get involved in some aspect of the ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:04:19 -0700

fter dominating the digital distribution in Tamil Nadu by installing Qube projectors in 700 screens, Real Image Media Technologies is getting ready to take a huge bite off the growing 'ticketing' business in India following the acquisition of a ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 16:00:00 -0800

Quality-wise, it has HD content which is far better than the pirated DVDs,” said Mr SenthilKumar, co-founder, Real Image Media Technologies. “The pricing however could have been lesser,” he said. “If they could get the pricing right they can succeed ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:05:55 -0800

This trend of rebuilding the cinema houses is bringing family audiences back to the movie theatres as women feel safe,” says Senthil Kumar, co-founder of Real Image Media Technologies, a company that provides digital cinema solutions to the film industry.
 
Lexology (registration)
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:35:30 -0700

CCI by its order dated June 4, 2015 dismissed case against NBC Universal Media Distribution Services Pvt. Ltd (NBC), M/s UFO Movies India Ltd (UFO), M/s Real Image Media Technologies (RIMT) alleging anti-competitive agreement and abuse of ...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 05:27:37 -0700

Dolby Laboratories and Real Image Media Technologies -- one of India's leading digital cinema integrators and technology providers -- announced in Mumbai Monday that Real Image will purchase a minimum of 50 Dolby Atmos cinema processors for ...
 
Business of Cinema
Fri, 01 Aug 2008 02:24:01 -0700

MUMBAI: Asian-based investment bank Nomura will be investing $16 million in India's Real Image Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd., which is a provider of digital media and entertainment technology. The company has operations across North America, Europe ...
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