It has been really interesting to follow these articles over the last 5 years. I remember when the % of digital projectors in the US was 50%… then 75%… now 92%. Light Iron has been an active participant in this transition.
We predicted this happening years ago, and it's finally coming to fruition. The most interesting idea behind an electronic system is the potential for the indie filmmakers wanting to get their materials into a theater.
This article goes hand-in-hand with theRSA/Machinima announcement- we are seeing a massive shift in original content programming changing to non-linear models. One of the most common content technology predictions we advocate is the rise of resolution-independant (i.e., Internet-based) distribution avenues.