GDC Technology's DSR(TM) Digital Film Server Selected For India's First 2K Digital Cinema Installations

Singapore (May 19, 2005) – GDC Technology, the trusted leading provider of digital cinema solution is pleased to be the digital cinema server of choice for India’s up market multiplex – Sathyam Cinemas.

 

Sathyam Cinemas is a 5 screen multiplex in the heart of the Chennai metropolis. Sathyam’s multiplex hosts an array of firms in Tamil, English, Hindi and , occasionally, other South Indian languages and the multiplex is the country’s highest attended theatre.

 

Two of the screens in Sathyam Cinemas – “Sathyam” and “Sree” have now been equipped digitally with SLP Cinema™ projectors, one of which is Christine’s CP2000 Digital Cinema projector. Both screens have been installed with GDC Technology’s flagship product, DSR(TM) Digital Film Server SA1000. Sathyam Cinemas will be the first commercial cinema in India to screen a Hollywood feature film digitally. 

 

Mr. Kiran Reddy – Managing Director, Sathyam Cinemas said, “Sathyam Cinemas is proud to be the first multiplex in India to be screening a Hollywood feature digitally. We are entering a new era of cinema giving the audience a stunning visual experience of the biggest and the best movies”.

 

The highly anticipated final installment of Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith will premiere on the digital screens at Sathyam Cinemas on 19th May, followed by the general release from Fri, 20th May.

 

“We are pleased that Sathyam Cinemas have selected GDC Technology’s servers after going through a thorough search for D-Cinema servers.” Dr. Man Nang CHONG, CEO of GDC Technology said. “With Sathyam Cinemas take the bold move, we are hopeful that more cinemas will adopt the unmatched quality of 2k digital cinema presentation in India’s up market multiplexes”.

 

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About GDC Technology Private Limited
GDC Technology Private Limited is a Singapore incorporated company. It is a subsidiary of the Hong
Kong Public Listed Company – Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited. GDC Technology pioneers digital post-production, delivery and presentation technologies. Known for its commitment to innovative engineering work, quality products and state-of-the-art technology, GDC Technology offers solutions on film transfer, post-production, delivery and presentation of digital content.

GDC Technology has successfully delivered and installed more than 400 digital/electronic cinema
theatres in Africa, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and US. More than 120 full-length feature films have been released digitally on GDC Technology servers. GDC Technology installed the world’s first 2K digital cinema multiplexes with DSR™ Cineplex Central Server in Singapore; each digital cinema multiplex has an average of five 2K digital cinema screens.

For more information on GDC Technology, visit www.gdc-tech.com.

Media Contact:
Ms Cherine Liu
GDC Technology Private Limited
70 A/B Amoy Street, Singapore 069889
Tel: +65 6222 1082
Fax: +65 6222 1089

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