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2021

Jul

Developed Sony’s SRX-R320 digital cinema projector integrated with GDC’s SR-1130 IMB to extend the projector life and access to GDC’s future-proof technologies including cinema audio processor, CineCache 2TB, and CA2.0; and integrate with Series 1, 2, 3, and 4 Projectors. 

May

Developed Unilumin’s UC-A41 is China's first domestically-made LED cinema projection system integrated with GDC’s SRC-7500 IMB to achieve DCI compliance.

2020

OCT

Launched SR-1000 IMB with the optional built-in cinema audio processor designed for 5.1/7.1 PCM uncompressed surround sound. Also, GDC launched an optional IO (Input-Output) Box AIB-2000 for SR-1000 to interface with external audio equipment. 

 

JUN

Launched the world's smallest, lightest and quietest DCI-compliant cinema projector Espedeo Supra-5000. 

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MAY

Launched CMS-3000 Central Management System for cinema headquarters to manage content for screenings, and much more.

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APR

Launched a cost-effective S1 Kit Plus embedded with enterprise storage up to 16TB for extending the life of Series 1 DLP Cinema® projectors. 

FEB

GDC and DTS jointly demonstrated the DTS:X IAB cinema solution to Hollywood studios and industry stakeholders in Los Angeles. As part of the process to rollout SX-4000 IMB fully supported SMPTE’s ST 2098-2 immersive audio bitstream (IAB) standard.
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2019

NOV

Achieved DCI Compliance for SR-6400C IMB.

OCT

Gemini Man released globally, with the support of CINITY Cinema’s GDC SR-6400C media server, 3D movie content can be played back in 240fps high frame rate smoothly with dual projectors.

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AUG

CINEAPPO’s C5-2KS digital cinema projector integrated with GDC’s SRC-1200 IMB achieved DCI Compliance.

APR

Introduced the world’s highest specication media server SR-6400C, and received the Digital Cinema Report Catalyst Award 2019 for Best New Technology at CinemaCon. Learn More >

2018

DEC

Sony’s SRX-608-DS digital cinema projector integrated with GDC’s SR-1100 IMB achieved DCI Compliance.

MAR

Achieved DCI Compliance for SR-1000 Standalone IMB.

 

2017

AUG

Launched Cinema Automation CA2.0, featuring SCL-2000 centralized storage playback solution.

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JUL

GDC and Samsung built and presented the world’s first LED Screen Cinema at Lotte Cinema World Tower, Seoul, South Korea.

APR

Launched SR-1000 Standalone IMB, the 6th generation digital cinema server featuring CineCache™ (built-in cache memory), designed for near-zero maintenance need and minimal total cost of ownership for exhibitors.

SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™

2016

DEC

Launched Network Operations Center 2.0 software (NOC 2.0).

Demonstrated the industry’s first-ever combination of 3D playback in high frame rate with DTS:X Immersive Sound Solution at CineAsia, Hong Kong.

APR

Launched GDC’s Immersive Sound Solution with SX-4000 Standalone IMB and XSP-1000 Cinema Processor. Learn More >

2015

JUL

Launched the first GDC’s Immersive Sound Solution featuring DTS:X, with SX-2000X Immersive Sound Media Server and XSP-1000 Cinema Processor.

2014

DEC

Introduced industry’s first app for TMS, GDC TmsRemote™ at CineAsia, Hong Kong. Learn More >

Launched TMS-2000 Theatre Management System.
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SEP

The GDC DCP Packager certified for Dolby Atmos® Mastering. Learn More >

2013

OCT

Introduced Enterprise Storage which works seamlessly with SX-3000 Standalone IMB at ShowEast, USA. Learn More >

APR

Launched Portable Storage which works seamlessly with SX-3000 Standalone IMB. Learn More >

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2012

SEP

Achieved DCI Compliance for SX-3000 Standalone IMB. Learn More >

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FEB

Achieved DCI Compliance for SX-2000A Digital Cinema Server with IMB. Learn More >

JAN

Achieved DCI Compliance for SA-2100 and SX-2001 series of digital cinema servers. Learn More >

2011

DEC

Debut of the industry’s first Standalone Integrated Media Block, the SX-3000 at CineAsia, Hong Kong. Learn More >

AUG

Successfully showcased Asia’s first 48 fps high frame rate demonstration at BIRTV, Beijing. Learn More >

MAR

GDC IMB was awarded industry’s first FIPS Level 3 Certication meeting DCI security requirements. Learn More >

Showcased advanced features of the SX-2000A server with IMB such as 12-bit 4:4:4 output images (left and right) 3D playback, up to 4TB maximum storage, USB 3.0 interface and 3D Live support at CinemaCon, USA.

2010

MAR

The world’s first installation of digital cinema servers with Series 2 DLP Cinema® Projector.

Unveiled SX-2000 Series Digital Cinema Server and Integrated Media Block at ShoWest, USA.

2009

DEC

Showcased GDC IMB’s seamless integration with Barco Series 2 Projector at CineAsia, Hong Kong. Learn More >

MAR

Introduced data-drives-swapping features for SA-2100A servers at ShoWest, USA. Learn More >

2008

OCT

GDC Integrated Media Block awarded FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certification.
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2007

MAR

Introduced the first digital cinema integrated projection system – the DCI-2000™.
Launched SA-2100 DSR® Digital Film Server.

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2006

MAR

Launched MXF JPEG 2000 DCI-compliant upgrade kit for GDC digital cinema servers to play 3D movies and movies encoded in MXF MPEG2 format. Learn More >

2005

DEC

Demonstrated DCI-compliant digital cinema solution in Beijing.
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NOV

Launched DSR® Network Operating Center software.

JUN

First digital cinema server company to provide MXF packaging format for the digital cinema industry.

Succeeded in cross-continent transmission of feature film package in DCI recommended MXF standard. Learn More >

2004

SEP

Launched synchronized playout technology for GDC servers and rolled-out China’s first 4K digital cinema multiple-screen projection system. 

 

2003

MAR

Introduced the world’s first 2K resolution DSR® Digital Film Agile Encoder and DSR® Server. Learn More >

2002

AUG

Showcased DSR® Digital Film Server with MPEG2 4:2:2 at BIRTV.
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MAY

Introduced MPEG2 4:2:2 DSR® Digital Film Server with high bit-rate decoder.

2000

SEP

First to develop a software-based (non-chipset based) digital cinema server.