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What does IMAX stand for?

IMAX stands for Image MAXimum (Imax Corporation registered trademark for advanced film format/projection system)

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IMAX - short for Image MAXimum - is a film format and projection standard created by Canada's IMAX Corporation.
Fact File The name Imax derives from image maximum Imax films use frames five to ten times the size of conventional films, giving far greater clarity The projector weighs 2,900lbs, almost the same as a Vauxhall Vectra Each film roll weighs over 220lbs The sound system boasts 27,000 watts CAPTION(S): Imax provides enormous 3D excitement - and terror