Published On: February 18, 2015

Stewart Debuts Iten Variable Masking Screen with New Tela 80 Acoustically Transparent Material

Published On: February 18, 2015

Stewart Debuts Iten Variable Masking Screen with New Tela 80 Acoustically Transparent Material

Stewart Filmscreen has introduced its first acoustically transparent woven screen mateiral and a variable masking system screen to go with it. The Iten screen features a 2.40:1 native aspect ratio with remote-controllable vertical masking panels that adjust for viewing 1.85:1,...

StewartFilmscreen-Iten.jpgStewart Filmscreen has introduced its first acoustically transparent woven screen mateiral and a variable masking system screen to go with it. The Iten screen features a 2.40:1 native aspect ratio with remote-controllable vertical masking panels that adjust for viewing 1.85:1, 1.78:1, and 1.33:1 content. This screen is designed to be used with the new Tela 80 acoustically transparent woven screen material; the masking panels maintain the acoustic transparency, and the screen includes black backing to eliminate any light originating from behind.

From Stewart Filmscreen
Stewart Filmscreen--an Academy Award winning manufacturer of projection screens and specialty optical coatings--debuted Iten at Integrated Systems Europe 2015. Iten is a new addition to Stewart's venerable masking screen system lineup and will be introduced alongside Tela 80, the company's first acoustically transparent woven screen material.

The new Iten constant height, variable masking screen system features a native 2.40:1 image area that delivers a more immersive, widescreen experience. Iten's vertical masking panels simultaneously glide in from the left and right sides to properly mask any content, including 2.40:1, 1.85:1, 1.78:1, and 1.33:1 aspect ratios. This gives the audience the ultimate viewing experience, a perfectly framed image without black bars and the acoustical image accuracy best achieved when the speakers are mounted directly behind the screen.

The Iten screen system is paired with Tela 80 to meet the demands from audiophiles and enthusiasts who put top priority on acoustical performance and accuracy. The Iten screen was designed specifically for the company's new Tela 80 front-projection woven screen material and includes black backing to eliminate any light originating from behind the screen--whether it is a light source or LED equipment lights. Iten's masking panels maintain the acoustic transparency while having the added benefit of absorbing projector overscan and boosting perceived contrast.

The electronically controlled side masking panels easily integrate with nearly every control system for simple operation. Available in sizes up to 90 X 216 inches, Iten delivers Stewart Filmscreen's legendary image integrity and application flexibility.

Additonal Resources
Stewart Filmscreen to Launch LuminEsse "Edgeless" Screen Design at HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Check out the Stewart Filmscreen brand page at HomeTheaterReview.com.

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