Advanced Television


Avatar helps IMAX to record Q1

Giant cinema screen specialist IMAX posted a record Q1 for global box office, driven by a mix of local language titles, especially in China, as well as Hollywood releases. Overall revenue at IMAX came to $86.9 million (€78.9m), up 45 per cent from the same period a year ago of $60 million. And IMAX swung […]

May 2, 2023By Chris Forrester

IMAX makes award-winning debut at NAB Show

IMAX Corporation made a memorable first-ever appearance at the 100th annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, bringing to life its vision for preservation of creative intent across any device and winning the prestigious Product of the Year honours for a core video quality innovation.During multiple thought leadership sessions at the four-day conference, executives from […]

April 25, 2023

IMAX brings technology showcase to the 2023 NAB Show

IMAX Corporation will take centre stage at the 100th National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which is taking place from April 16-19th in Las Vegas, to showcase IMAX’s cutting edge streaming, home entertainment and video optimisation technology.This is IMAX’s first-ever appearance at the event and the company will be represented by a range of senior […]

March 31, 2023

IMAX revenues dip despite Avatar sequel

Giant cinema screen specialist IMAX has reported lower quarterly revenues despite being helped during the quarter by the record box-office takings from Avatar: The Way of Water and a recovery at its Chinese theatres. IMAX’s overall Q4 revenues were 10 per cent down at $98 million (€92.5m) on the same period a year ago ($108.6 […]

February 23, 2023By Chris Forrester

SSIMWAVE to compare broadcast and OTT streams for Super Bowl

SSIMWAVE, an IMAX company, will show which video providers bring their ‘A Game’ to this Sunday’s pro football championship game when its Emmy Award-winning technology compares the video quality of more than a half-dozen broadcast and OTT streams of this Sunday’s game. SSIMWAVE will use its patented technology to measure every second and every frame […]

February 7, 2023

Jamal returns to SSIMWAVE as VP, Marketing

Saj Jamal, who has helped to shape the fortunes of blue chip and technology companies during a 30-year marketing career, has returned to SSIMWAVE as Vice President, Marketing as the company is poised to advance the filmmaker-to-fan streaming experience following its acquisition by IMAX. IMAX is trusted by top filmmakers and studios to deliver innovative […]

January 25, 2023

AWS, SSIMWAVE tackle sports streaming quality in webinar

Optimising live sports video quality to give streaming services a competitive edge will headline the agenda when AWS Principal Solutions Architect Thomas Edwards joins SSIMWAVE CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Abdul Rehman for a special webinar on December 5th. Edwards and Rehman will discuss how video quality has emerged as a critical differentiator in the high-stakes […]

November 29, 2022

IMAX lifts revenues, but still at net loss

Giant screen theatre operator IMAX has seen its box office rise 25 per cent (y-o-y) during its Q3, but still reported an (adjusted) net loss, not helped by the continuing Covid problems in China – one of its key markets – and a lull in blockbuster releases. Overall revenue at IMAX came in at to […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Rakuten TV expands IMAX movie collection

IMAX Corporation, DTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi, and Rakuten TV, the VoD platform, have announced an expansion of the IMAX Enhanced movie collection with Rakuten TV’s commitment to carry one hundred titles in the IMAX Enhanced format, arriving over the next six months “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with Xperi and […]

October 13, 2022


Entertainment technologist IMAX has acquired AI-driven video quality solutions specialist SSIMWAVE. IMAX says the move marks a significant expansion of its strategy to deliver the highest quality video images on any screen; to drive new, recurring revenue; and grow its global leadership in entertainment technology. Under the terms of agreement, IMAX acquired SSIMWAVE for $18.5 […]

September 23, 2022