New 4K+ rated woven acoustically transparent screen material suits needs of discerning audiophiles and cinephiles alike
TORRANCE, CA, USA — FEBRUARY 23, 2016 —Stewart Filmscreen®—Academy Award® winning manufacturer of high-performance projector screens and projector screen materials—announces Harmony™, its latest entry in the woven acoustically transparent screen material category. Visitors to ISE 2016, held February 9-12 at the RAI in Amsterdam, NL were the first to experience the visual and audio performance of Harmony as part of a 16-foot (4.875 meters) wide VistaScope Jumbo variable masking system that served as the centerpiece of a stunning multi-brand 21-channel Dolby™ Atmos-enhanced dedicated theater showcase.
Harmony can be specified up to 114-inch (2.895 meters) image height, which supports a 273.5-inch (6.947 meters) image width when presented in a 2.4:1 native aspect ratio. This is more than a 25% increase in the maximum size over its predecessor, Tela 80. Harmony is available now for specification in Stewart’s classic AT1.5 fixed frame wall screen as well as the VistaScope Jumbo system shown at ISE. Later this spring, Stewart will release Harmony for inclusion in its flagship Director’s Choice four-way variable masking system.
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With a 0.8 gain screen material option that offers an 85-degree half gain angle, there is virtually no minimum throw distance requirement. This allows Harmony to fit into almost any room configuration, making it an incredibly versatile option. Harmony is a white screen surface with very neutral colorimetry and is ideally suited for applications with good lighting control.
Harmony was designed with audiophiles and cinephiles in mind. Its acoustically transparent weave pattern is so fine that there is only a 1 dB impact to the high frequency response above 10 kHz. To help installers with light management, Harmony is packaged with a black, acoustically transparent back screen to eliminate interference from reflected light passing through the screen material. When utilized, the black back screen minimally impacts the high frequency response up to 2 dB.
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About Stewart Filmscreen
Headquartered in Torrance, Calif., with additional manufacturing and satellite sales facilities in Ohio and Singapore, Stewart Filmscreen Corporation has been the consistent choice of discerning clientele around the world for more than 65 years. An Academy Award-winning manufacturer of projector screens, screen materials, and specialty optical coatings, aesthetic-conscious architects, consultants, systems designers, and homeowners rely on Stewart Filmscreen for the perfect combination of superior image integrity, flexible design, and dedicated support, and we consistently deliver. With unparalleled ISO 9001:2008 manufacturing capabilities, Stewart can custom engineer a projection screen solution to meet nearly every need. Proprietary material science and innovative manufacturing methods allow Stewart to produce some of the most optically immaculate screens in the world, ultimately delivering an immersive experience that is unrivaled in the marketplace. Simply put, if a screen can be imagined, Stewart Filmscreen can deliver it.
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