Harkness Screens Leads Way with Screen Deployments for Laser Projection


STEVENAGE, UNITED KINGDOM, DECEMBER 14TH 2016 Harkness Screens, the world’s leading screen technology company continues to set the standard for cinema screens suitable for laser projection both phosphor and RGB.  With its premium screen brands, Clarus XC and Perlux Digital supporting the roll-out of laser projection technology across the world.

Some of its recent laser screen projects have included:

  • Cineplex Southbank, Australia – Clarus XC 220 with Barco Flagship RGB projector
  • Vox Cinemas Deira City Centre, UAE – Perlux Digital 140 – Christie 6P projector
  • Hoyts Cinema, Australia – Clarus XC 170 with Christie 9P projector
  • Odeon Cines, Spain – Clarus XC 170 with Christie 9P projector
  • Oostende Film Festival, Belgium – Matt Plus with Barco Flagship projector
  • NuMetro Canal Walk, South Africa – Clarus XC with Barco Flagship RGB Laser projector
  • Cinema Megerama, France and Morocco – Clarus XC 170 and Barco Flagship RGB
  • Haugesund Film Festival, Norway – Clarus XC 170 and Barco Flagship RGB projector
  • Megabox Hanan, Korea – Clarus and Barco Flagship RGB projector
  • CineAsia, Hong Kong – Clarus XC 170 and Barco Flagship RGB projector

Commenting on the opening of the new Vox Cinemas Deira City Centre, Mark Smith, Technical Director said, “This is one auditorium that makes you want to watch whatever is showing because of the amazing presentation quality.  It boasts a 31 metre Perlux Digital 140 screen that comfortably meets DCI specifications for 2D and laser 6P 3D that provides amazing 3D images at 14fL.”

As well as boasting wide viewing angles, vivid image quality, depth of field and providing a more immersive viewing experience, both Clarus XC and Perlux Digital technology benefit from the lowest speckle contrast ratios of coated screens available making them suitable for laser projection.  

“Boasting the largest widescreen format screen produced for Australia the Harkness Clarus XC 220 screen enables the Barco DP4K60L Laser Projector to perform at its best displaying stunning 2D and 3D images. Southbank Cinema 5 offers Cineplex audiences the best movie experience with a real WOW factor”, says Cineplex CEO and founder Mr. Leo Catalano.

Aligned to the visual benefits of Clarus XC and Perlux Digital technology, all of Harkness’ screens feature the 4K Digital Perforation Pattern designed to reduce Moiré fringing, significantly increase light reflectance into cinema auditoriums compared to Harkness’ providing a brighter and better quality viewing experience and improve sound transmission in the spoken range.

Further information on Harkness’ screen technology for laser projection, visit   www.harkness-screens.com/

About Harkness Screens

Harkness Screens™ is the world’s leading screen technology company, specialising in the design and manufacture of projection screens and supporting technologies. From single-screen independent theatres to large multiplexes to large format immersive theatre experiences or live events, Harkness supplies thousands of screens every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications. 

With truly global reach, Harkness is regarded as the world leader in cinema and today has screens in more cinemas worldwide than any other manufacturer. With its industry leading 2D and 3D screen brands (Perlux and Spectral) along with its innovative range of tools and iOS/Android apps, Harkness continues to lead the way in screen technology for cinema.  

Founded in 1929, Harkness has manufacturing facilities in the USA, UK, France, India and China. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology and production methods to provide innovative solutions to the company’s key markets worldwide.  For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.

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