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DIFF brings CinemaConnect to UAE

by Digital Studio Middle East Staff on Apr 17, 2017

CinemaConnect is Sennheiser's  hearing and visual assistance platform for film.
CinemaConnect is Sennheiser's hearing and visual assistance platform for film.

In line with the Dubai Disability Strategy 2020, Sennheiser will be offering its personal assistive hearing and translation tool, CinemaConnect, at DIFF365. DIFF365 is a brand new initiative from VOX Cinemas, du and DIFF that will bring all year round screenings of the best independent cinema at DIFF’s dedicated screening destination at VOX Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai.

The service, which is free of charge, is designed to enhance community services in cinemas. The quality and latency of this solution is the first of its kind in the UAE.

DIFF 365@VOX powered by du will be equipped with Sennheiser’s hearing and visual assistance platform CinemaConnect, providing a free and seamless movie-going experience to suit the needs and preferences of all cinema enthusiasts.  Compatible on both IOS and Android, the CinemaConnect application can be conveniently downloaded directly to your smartphone and offer hearing assistance, audio description and a portable display unit for closed captioning.  This can be directly connected to your assistive listening device or headphones.

How it works:

1.)           Download free App

2.)           Select CinemaConnect network

3.)           Start App and choose channel

4.)           Modify sound choose translation services intuitively with the Personal Listening Assistant.

Set to launch on Thursday, 20 April, 2017 the line-up will include a selection of the best films from around the world. The first slate of compelling titles opens with the profoundly moving ‘I, Daniel Blake’ from legendary director Ken Loach who was awarded with the 2016 Cannes Film Festivals Palme d'Or and Best British Film at the BAFTA Film Awards 2017.






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