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ShowPlex Cinemas Goes 100% Digital in Hays, KS
April 18th, 2012
OVERLAND PARK, KS – (April 18th, 2012) – ShowPlex Cinemas is pleased to announce a state-of-the-art technology upgrade at the Mall 8 Theatre in Hays, KS. Overland Park, KS based ShowPlex Cinemas will complete the theatre’s transition from 35 mm film projection to 100% digital cinema projection and upgraded sound across all eight screens this week, as well as the installation of improved theatre seating and flooring in the four largest auditoriums.
The benefits of digital cinema for the Hays movie-goer include improved picture quality and the ability to show a variety of 3D movies and alternative programming such as concerts and live sporting events. The Mall 8 Theatre digital conversion will feature the latest in digital cinema technology, including Barco digital projectors, GDC digital cinema servers and upgrade to 5.1 sound.
"We feel it's important to advance the customer experience and that means making the film-to-digital conversion a top priority," Al Lane, CEO of ShowPlex Cinemas, explains. "The Hays movie-going community expects a quality film presentation and we are excited to be in the midst of cutting edge technology and theatre upgrades that will improve their experience."
Guests to the Mall 8 Theatre can look for show times and tickets online at www.ShowPlexCinemas.com, purchase gift cards online and in the theatre and connect with ShowPlex Cinemas on Facebook
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The remaining four theatre auditoriums are scheduled for carpet and seat upgrades after the 2012 holiday season.
The digital cinema technology rollout for all ShowPlex Cinemas theatres is currently underway with completion estimated prior to September 2012.