Milestones
2011
Dec 2011

GDC Technology successfully showcases the industry’s first Standalone Integrated Media Block at CineAsia 2011

GDC Technology ("GDC Tech") successfully showcased the digital cinema industry's first ever Standalone Integrated Media Block ("IMB") at CineAsia 2011 in Hong Kong. This live demonstration utilized a Barco DP2K-20C DLP Cinema® projector with the GDC Standalone Integrated Media Block ("IMB")

This revolutionary demonstration showcased feature-rich Standalone IMB which including:
  • Eliminates the need for an external SMS and file server
  • Supports higher frame rates in both 2D and 3D
  • Supports both 2K and 4K resolutions
  • Supports HDMI input, 3G HD-SDI input, 2D and 3D live streaming and allows for image scaling from HD to 4K
  • Designed to be fully FIPS140 and DCI compliant

  
GDC Standalone IMB was demonstrated with Barco DP2K-20C at GDC Tech booth

Aug 2011

GDC passes the 10,000 digital cinema server milestone

GDC is proud to announce surpassing the 10,000 mark in digital cinema server deployments. The momentous achievement includes the installation of over 3,000 GDC SX-2000 Digital Cinema Servers with Integrated Media Block (“IMB”), and goes hand-in-hand with the successful deployment of GDC Theatre Management Systems, which serve over 1,600 screens worldwide. In nearly 13 years, GDC has continuously delivered state-of-the-art digital cinema solutions to ensure exhibitors receive the most cutting-edge technology, adding significant value to their business.

While lauded for its efforts in expanding digital cinema around the world, GDC has played a key role in the rapid growth of China's digital cinema market. To date, GDC has installed more than 3,700 2K digital cinema servers in China, solidifying its number one position as China's leading digital cinema solutions provider.

Aug 2011

GDC successfully showcases Asia's first 48FPS high frame rate demonstration at BIRTV 2011

GDC successfully showcased Asia's first 48FPS high frame rate server technology at 9th BIRTV Digital Cinema Forum in Beijing, China. The demonstration utilized Barco dual projection, together with GDC's Integrated Media Block (“IMB”) for high frame rate 2D and 3D playback.

The demonstration served as a testament to GDC's program of continual innovation and our relentless pursuit to excel as a leader in cutting-edge digital cinema technology. The delegates were captivated by the demonstration and impressed by our high frame rate technology.


Dr. Man-Nan Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Technology presents at BIRTV 2011 Digital Cinema Forum


Delegates witness Asia's first 48FPS high frame rate demonstration

Mar 2011

GDC IMB is awarded industry's first FIPS Level 3 Certification

GDC is delighted to announce that its Integrated Media Block (IMB) has been officially awarded the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 3 validation certificate.

GDC is the very first digital cinema equipment manufacturer to receive such an accolade for IMB and meets DCI security requirement. Obtaining FIPS Level 3 certification means that GDC's IMB meets the highest level of DCI security requirements for protection against malicious hacking, infringement and theft of digital content.

Mar 2011

GDC SX-2000 with Integrated Media Block (IMB) installations broke the 1000 mark and total server installations worldwide broke 8000 mark

Launched in March 2010, the GDC SX-2000 with IMB became an instant runaway success with over 1,000 units shipped worldwide to date. Adding to more than 7,000 units of GDC servers already shipped, GDC is proud to announce that there are currently over 8,000 GDC digital cinema servers in operation worldwide.

March was a truly successful month for GDC, just as the SX-2000 with IMB broke the 1000 installation mark, GDC launched several new features to the IMB which further enhance its technical capabilities, thus demonstrating GDC's continued determination to provide its customers with highest quality digital cinema solutions.

Mar 2011

GDC unveils new features of the SX-2000 Digital Cinema Server with Integrated Media Block at CinemaCon 2011

GDC continually upgrade its range of products to ensure exhibitors receive the most cutting-edge digital cinema technology which add significant value to their business. At CinemaCon 2011, several new features of the popular SX-2000 Digital Cinema Server with Integrated Media Block (IMB) were unveiled including:

  • 12-bit 4:4:4 output images (left and right) providing the highest quality 3D playback and allowing for a much fuller color spectrum 500 times richer than that of a legacy server
  • 12-bit 4:4:4 output images (left and right) providing the highest quality 3D playback and allowing for a much fuller color spectrum 500 times richer than that of a legacy server
  • 3D Live support: RealD LIVE, SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D
  • Up to 4TB storage (optional)
  • MPEG4 playback

Overall, the GDC SX-2000 with IMB presents itself as a sophisticated and highly reliable digital cinema server, offering a future-proof 4K upgradable solution which requires no retraining of the user interface.

GDC's SX-2000 with IMB seamlessly integrates with Series 2 DLP Cinema® Projectors also showcased at the booths of Barco, Christie and Strong; providing delegates demonstration and user experience with the latest state-of-the-art digital cinema technology.

  
GDC SX-2000A with Integrated Media Block (IMB) was shown at
GDC booth


GDC server with IMB was displayed with
Barco DP2K-23B DLP Cinema® projector at Barco booth


GDC server with IMB was exhibited at Strong booth