Over sixty years of experience make Kinoton one of the world-wide leading designers and manufacturers of professional equipment for processing and projection of film and digital pictures.

The renowned system provider with a staff of 160 employees offers devices and system solutions for cinema and studio applications.

In terms of cinema projection technology Kinoton is currently market leader in Europe. Kinoton is already well established in the field of Digital Cinema. The company has been engaged in digital projection for many years, starting in 1998 with cooperating with Texas Instruments, Technicolor and Barco in an according technology project.

2002 Kinoton installed the a Digital Cinema system in a multiplex theatre in Budapest, the first D-Cinema installation in Eastern Europe. Kinotonís DCP projectors for professional cinema projection are the only D-Cinema projectors developed and manufactured in Germany.

By now they are successfully used in cinemas in more than 25 countries, often in combination with one of the 3D Cinema systems available in the market. In addition to their DCP projectors, Kinoton also designs and manufactures premium accessory devices for digital projection such as scalers or special players for digital advertising.

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Markus Nšther
Product Manager Digital Cinema



Christoph Dobler
Managing Director



THE PRIME consortium will present its reasearch results on a workshop on February 17th, 2011 during Berlinale 2011.


How did they do it? The "Cluster audiovisuelle Medien" invites to a lecture on February 3rd, 2011 to ARRI theatre Munich. The project "FANTA4 Live 3D" will be presented in which key technologies developed by the partners of the PRIME consortium played a major role.


What's next after 3D? PRIME consortium, Fraunhofer HHI and BMWi initiate the 3D Innovation Center Berlin. The initial meeting will be on december 2nd, 2010 at THESEUS Innovation Center, Salzufer 6, 10587 Berlin, 4th floor. You can find additional informations about the 3D Innovation Center here. Don't hesitate to become a 3D Innovation Center member!


On thursday 23rd. Sep. 2010 the PRIME consortium produced together with ARTE and with the support of SWR/SWR3 the concert of "Marina & the Diamonds" in 3D. A detailed production summary will be presented on this website, soon.


During 3D innovation forum in Halle the concert by German Hip-Hop Group "Die Fantastischen Vier" has been produced in 3D and transmitted live to several cinemas in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. PRIME technologies and production Know-How of PRIME Partners have been part of this project.