The industrial roll-out of digital cinema screens continued apace in the first six months of 2012 as higher levels of activity in Asia Pacific and other emerging world regions helped push the global total to 77,021 at H1 2012, which marks a 20.7 per cent increase from the total of 63,825 at end 2011. Over 13,000 screens were converted to digital cinema in the six month period featuring an accelerated level of activity towards the end. Asia Pacific recorded the largest number of new screens converted followed by North America. As a result, there now more d-screens In Asia Pacific than in Western Europe, the first time this situation has ensued.
Tables and charts included:
- World split of d-screens by format (2D, 3D) 2008 to H1 2012;Digital cinema screens by region 2008 to H1 2012;Market share of d-screens by region H1 2012 (per cent);Territories ranked by d-screen penetration H1 2012 (per cent);Number of net digital screen installations ranked by territory H1 2012;Number of d-screens by territory 2008 to H1 2012
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Associate Director/Principal Analyst, Cinema, OMDIA
Charlotte is an Associate Director at OMDIA, focusing on the global cinema business and an expert on digital and technology market trends.