Milestones
in
Business

2021

SEP

USA

Espedeo Supra-5000 cinema projector received “Best of Show” from TWICE and Residential Systems in CEDIA 2021. Learn More >

JUL

USA

Was recognised as "Manufacturer of the Year" in Teddy Award 2020 by ICTA. Learn More >

JUN

USA

Projection Expo 2021 awarded Espedeo Supra-5000 cinema projector with “Best of Show”. Learn More >

2020

DEC

Shipped over 76,000 media servers since year 2001.
Over 1,100 screens were running CA2.0.
Over 1,000 screens installed with GDC’s DTS:X™ Immersive Sound Solution.

CHINA

Completed three flagship installations of SR-1000 IMB with the built-in cinema audio processor and AIB-2000 IO Box for two well-recognized cinema chains including CGV Cinema and China Film Group.

SEP

SINGAPORE

WE Cinemas premium cinema halls upgraded with Espedeo Supra-5000 laser projection technology. Learn More  > 

JUL

GERMANY

Espedeo Supra-5000 cinema projector manufactured by GDC received the Red Dot Award 2020.  Learn More  >

MAY

USA

Was recognized as one of the “20 Most Promising Storage Solution Providers” in 2020 by CIO Review.

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2019

DEC

GDC’s TMS installations exceeded 30,000 screens globally.

OCT-NOV

Assisted the official launch of Cinema-on-Demand platform GoGoCinema in Shanghai China, Singapore and Malaysia.

AUG

INDIA

GDC’s Cinema Automation CA2.0 honoured by Big Cine Expo with Innovative Technology of the Year Award 2019.  Learn More >

JUN

SPAIN

Received the UNIC Partner Award 2019.  Learn More >

2018

DEC

CHINA

Installed the world’s largest, first 14-meter Onyx LED screen with DTS:X Immersive Sound Solution.

APR

USA

GDC’s Cinema Automation CA2.0 and GoGoCinema both received the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award 2018 for Best New Technology at CinemaCon. 

JAN

CHINA

Presented the first fully automatic boothless cinema in China (at China Film Group Corporation International Cinema Nanjing Daguang Road Outlet).

2017

DEC

GDC’s Immersive Sound Solution had 39% growth in 2017 globally, the number of installed and committed screens exceeded 750. Learn More >

CHINA

GDC Cinema Automation CA2.0 started entering China market in a massive scale. Learn More >

AUG

INDIA

GDC’s TMS installations in India exceeded 1,000 screens.

TMS-2000 honored by Big Cine Expo with Innovative Technology of the Year Award.  Learn More >

APR

USA

SmartCinema™ received the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award 2017 for Best New Technology at CinemaCon.  Learn More >

2016

DEC

HONG KONG

Was named the winner of CineAsia Technology Innovator of the Year Award.

GDC’s TMS was installed in more than 20,000 screens worldwide.

APR

USA

SX-4000 Standalone IMB featuring DTS:X received the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award 2016 for Best New Technology at CinemaCon. Learn More >

2015

NOV

CHINA

Exclusive premiere of ‘The Martian’ in DTS:X Format in Beijing.

JUL

CHINA

The world’s first DTS:X™ movie ‘Monk Comes Down The Mountain’, was premiered in Beijing. The playback was supported by GDC Immersive Sound Media Server. 

2014

SEP

Huayi Brothers Media Group Corporation, one of the largest private entertainment groups in China, became the largest stakeholder of GDC Technology. 

AUG

CHINA

QMS-1000 Quality Management System named the winner of the Outstanding Product Award, presented by BIRTV.  Learn More >

JAN

SINGAPORE

The second Network Operations Center was set up in Singapore.

2013

AUG

Named the winner of the Gold Stevie® Award and Silver Stevie® Award. Learn More >

JUL

GDC’s 100% own subsidiary - Digital Cinema Network Limited signed separate agreements with each of the six Hollywood studios for digital cinema deployment installation in Latin America. Learn More >

APR

Further consolidated its leading position in the North American market. Learn More >

Made a Digital Cinema Strategic Alliance Deal with Technicolor; enabled in-country drive replication service and provided support for Asian market. Learn More >

2012

SEP

GDC 2K server installations worldwide broke the 20,000 mark. Learn More >

APR

INDIA

India’s largest cinema chain INOX Leisure and Fame India purchased 300 GDC IMBs for 100% digital cinema conversion. Learn More >

2011

DEC

JAPAN

Supplied over 1,000 digital cinema servers in Japan. Learn More >

OCT

Carlyle-led consortium acquired 80% stake in GDC Technology to accelerate digitalization of movie screens.

AUG

GDC 2K server installations worldwide broke the 10,000 mark. Learn More >

MAR

GDC IMB installations worldwide broke the 1,000 mark. Learn More >

2010

DEC

CHINA

Launched the first state-of-the-art Network Operations Center in Shenzhen.

JUN

Forged partnership with RealD to deliver RealD LIVE features through GDC servers.

SOUTH KOREA

Provided GDC server upgrade for live 3D FIFA World Cup screening at Lotte Cinemas in Korea. Learn More >

JAN

Hong Kong facility received ISO 2001: 2008 certification.

2009

DEC

Signed VPF agreements with major Hollywood studios and coordinated the installation of digital cinemas for Broadway Circuit and UA Cinemas. Learn More >

APR

USA

Clinched a major US contract – to install 99 servers for Premiere Cinemas. Learn More >

2008

OCT

GDC servers and Cinedigm TMS started being extensively installed in multi-screen cinemas in the US.

Forged partnership with RealD to deliver leading-edge 3D digital cinema experience. Learn More >

Became an authorized supplier in the USA certified by Cinema Buying Group (CBG). Learn More >

AUG

Shenzhen facility received ISO 9001:2000 Certification. Learn More >

2007

DEC

GDC 2K server installations worldwide broke the 1,000 mark.

MAR

Received investment from Li Ka Shing – the world’s 9th wealthiest billionaire according to Forbes 2007. Learn More >

CHINA

Signed agreement with China Film Group to install 700 2K digital cinema integrated projection systems. Learn More >

2006

AUG

SOUTH KOREA

Columbia Pictures used GDC servers to premiere their 3D movie ‘Monster House’ in Asia. Learn More >

JUN

SOUTH KOREA

GDC server market share increased substantially in South Korea. Learn More >

EUROPE

Set up the DSR® Network Operations Center. Learn More >

JAN

HONG KONG

GDC DSR™ 2K Digital Film Servers selected to premiere the digital movie ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ at Hong Kong Disneyland. Learn More >

2005

MAR

CHINA

Texas Instruments attested the successful installation of GDC server in China’s first digital cinema.

2004

DEC

CHINA

China Film Group selected 100 GDC 2K servers for its entire deployment in 2004.

MAY

SINGAPORE

Installed the world’s first entirely digital cinema multiplex with GDC Theatre Management System (TMS) servers.

FRANCE

Provided a digital screening premiere of ‘Thru the Moebius Strip’ at the Cannes Film Festival. Learn More >

FEB

SOUTH KOREA

GDC and Showbox brought the first full-feature length 2K resolution digital movie to Korea. Learn More >

2003

DEC

HONG KONG

Successfully assisted Hong Kong producer to release Hong Kong’s first blockbuster movie in digital cinema format – ‘Internal Affairs III’. Learn More >

NOV

CHINA

Successful playout of satellite broadcast of live concert to cinemas using GDC servers.

SEP

USA

The founding members of the MPEG Interop Initiative (GDC, EVS and AVICA), collectively released digital cinema specifications document. Learn More >

JUL

USA

Installed GDC digital cinema servers at AMC Theatre, Santa Monica, California.

2002

APR

CHINA

Installed GDC servers in China’s first digital cinema theatre - Shanghai Yongle Film City and showed China’s first digital print of the movie ‘Missing Gun’. Learn More >

2001

SEP

CHINA

Successfully performed a satellite transmission demonstration of Columbia Pictures’ ‘Final Fantasy’ using GDC digital cinema equipment. Learn More >

1999

DEC

HONG KONG

Incorporated on 29th December in Hong Kong, the office located at the Hutchison House.