In South Korea, a new type of movie screen is being rolled out. Make that, screens.

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The tech is called "ScreenX," and it gives a panoramic 270-degree view by also projecting on the cinema's walls. This is different from panoramic projection developed in the U.S., which uses curved screens.

AFP reports that in the next year, over thirty South Korean movie houses will get ScreenX.

I'm not entirely convinced this will improve the viewing experience (they need to get rid of those wall lights), but I would be up for seeing how it handles video games. Not entirely convinced that would improve gaming either, but hey, I'm more than willing to give it a try.

Movies with a 270-degree view to hit South Korea [AFP]

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