China Film Group Corporation Selects GDC’s SX-3000 Standalone IMB for Its 2014 –2015 Digital Cinema Deployment
CineAsia, Hong Kong (December 9, 2014) –GDC Technology Limited (“GDC Technology”), a world-leading digital cinema solutions provider, is pleased to announce that a total of 700 units of GDC’s SX–3000 Standalone Integrated Media Blocks™ (“SX–3000 IMB”) along with Barco DLP Cinema® projectors have been selected by China Film Group Corporation (“CFGC”) for its 2014 –2015 digital cinema deployment. The deployment of these 700 units of an integrated system in which Barco projectors are integrated with GDC’s SX–3000 IMB began in Q3 2014.
GDC Technology and CFGC have worked in close collaboration in the digital cinema sector since the two signed their first deployment agreement in 2007. GDC’s continued success in securing more than 70% market share in China for the last few years is attributed to GDC’s early involvement with CFGC and consistently being the most responsive round–the–clock cinema service in China nationwide. In September 2001, GDC successfully demonstrated its digital cinema solution in Beijing and Shanghai by transmitting Columbia Pictures’ “Final Fantasy” in digital cinema format to cinemas in Beijing and Shanghai. Over the last 14 years, GDC has developed its comprehensive service footprint that completely covers the whole nation. To date, GDC has more than one hundred employees in China and shipped more than 16,000 digital cinema servers in China.
CFGC is the largest and most influential state–run film enterprise in China and it is involved in a variety of operations, including film and television production; film distribution and exhibition; film importation and exportation; cinema circuit management; digital cinema construction; digital print development and processing; film equipment management; ancillary products; advertising; property management; and real estate. CFGC currently runs the largest network of DCI-compliant digital cinemas in China nationwide.
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GDC Technology Limited (“GDC Technology”) is a digital cinema solutions provider. GDC Technology develops, manufactures, and sells digital cinema servers, content storage systems, theater management systems, and network operations center software for digital cinema. GDC Technology also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps, and silver screens. GDC Technology’s subsidiary, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, manages VPF for approximately 5,000 theater screens and 250 motion picture distributors worldwide.
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