March 26, 2014 7:53am PT by Carolyn Giardina
CinemaCon: 'Transformers 4,' 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'Expendables 3' to Get Auro Mix
LAS VEGAS – The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Expendables 3 and Transformers: Age of Extinction will get a mix in Barco’s immersive Auro 11.1 sound format, the company revealed during CinemaCon.
Clips from Spider-Man 2 and a promo from Expendables 3 were played in Auro during the conference when Barco unwrapped its "CinemaBarco" brand to the press and attendees with a series of demonstrations.
According to Barco, about 30 features have already been created in Auro and at least 50 more are on the way.
Roughly 150 Auro systems are installed in theaters worldwide, and another 300 are committed for deployment in 2014, the company reported. Additionally, it said about 25 post-production studios have installed Auro.