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Movie Day-and-Date Pioneer Prima Cinema: Where Did They Go?

Backed by IMAX, the pioneer of premium ‘day-and-date’ movie rentals for home theaters has gone dark, while Apple and start-ups like Screening Room attempt to deliver early-release films to broader markets.

Julie Jacobson · December 22, 2016

Kaleidescape is Back: Interview with CEO

CEO Cheena Srinivasan says Kaleidescape has new funding, will stay focused on the luxury market, and will go after early-release movie downloads.

Julie Jacobson · September 09, 2016

100-Year-Old Mansion Squeezes Home Theater into Dusty Third Floor Storage Space

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Home Theater ($75,000 – $150,000). As the last phase of an extensive renovation, a high-end home theater lands on a third-floor office space.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Kaleidescape is Shutting Down: Interview with CEO Cheena Srinivasan

‘My prayer is there comes a buyer out of this,’ says Kaleidescape CEO Cheena Srinivasan, as iconic maker of home automation-friendly movie players runs out of money.

Julie Jacobson · August 20, 2016

Geek Out Over This $1.5 Million Star Trek Home Theater

This is one home theater that Trekkies of the world won’t want to miss, complete with a JBL Synthesis sound system, Kaleidescape media server, Prima Cinema system, Turbolift door and hydraulic floor. And that’s nothing compared to the $1 million worth of ‘Star Trek’ merchandise.

Alice Gustafson · July 21, 2016

Inside Maverick Integration’s New World-Class Showroom

Maverick Integration’s new showroom in Nashua, N.H., features vignettes featuring Bang & Olufsen, Lutron shades and Millson Custom Solutions, as well as a dedicated theater and rack-building facility.

Jason Knott · June 28, 2016

Easy Access Distribution Pushes 4K Training

New England distributor Easy Access Distribution holds series of sold-out 4K trainings with Kaleidescape and Atlona to address 4K signal distribution.

CE Pro Editors · March 17, 2016

205-Foot Luxury Yacht Outfitted with High-End Audio

Florida integrator Kaiden Home Technologies outfits Lady Lola luxury yacht with 16 zones of audio using SpeakerCraft speakers, Kaleidescape music server, Somfy motorized shades, and Vantage lighting control.

CE Pro Editors · December 28, 2015

Warner Bros. Brings Highest-Quality Video Downloads to Kaleidescape Servers

Kaleidescape’s new online media store, launching today with Warner Bros., offers highest-quality (legitimate) downloads available anywhere. Movies, TV shows stored locally or streamed via UltraViolet.

Julie Jacobson · December 10, 2012

Julie Jacobson: DVD CCA Is an Innovation-Stifling Cartel

The DVD Copyright Control Association (DVD CCA) is a bunch of bullies. Not just because this legalized cartel sued Kaleidescape, but because the organization manages to coerce all manufacturers of DVD players to sign away their rights to innovation. The DVD CCA was created in 1999 to be the sole licensor of the Content Scramble System (CSS), an […]

Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2005