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Digital screen

Definition
Screen that is equipped for digital feature film projection using a digital master and digital projector. It uses electronic signals to direct light onto the screen rather than passing light through a celluloid film.

Écran pour la projection numérique

Définition
Projection d’un film de long métrage sur un écran de cinéma à l’aide d’une bande et d’un projecteur numérique, utilisant des signaux électroniques pour diriger la lumière vers l’écran au lieu de la faire passer à travers une pellicule en celluloïd.

Pantalla digital

Definición
Pantalla que se encuentra equipada para la proyección digital utilizando un proyector y un original (master) digital. Utiliza señales electrónicas para dirigir la luz hacia la pantalla en lugar de hacerlo a través de un soporte de celuloide.