GDC Technology is partnering with Barcoto showcase a roundbreaking S2K projection utilizing GDCTech’s SX-3000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™and Barco’s DP2K-10S at BIRTV 2012
BIRTV, Beijing(August 23, 2012) –GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”), a world-leading digital cinema solution provider, has teamed up with Barco, a digital cinema pioneer, to present a live demonstration of 3D content in high frame rate (HFR) utilizing the GDC’s Standalone Integrated Media Block™(“IMB”), GDC’s SX–3000and Barco’s newestS2K projector, the DP2K–10S, at the CFG–Barcobooth (#2A223)at BIRTV from the 22nd through the 25th of August.
GDC Tech’s integrated digital cinema solution utilizingBarco’sprojectorwill usher in an exciting new phase for cinemas for small screens that have not yet transitioned to digital technology. Barco’s DP2K–10S compact projector, based on the new S2K chipset from Texas Instruments, is designed to address the needs of smaller theatres with screens up to 33 feet (10 meters) wide. Barco’s DP2K–10S projectormeetsDCI specifications for image quality, color, security, and allows for greater versatility, including 3D and HFR capabilities. Meanwhile GDCTech’s SX–3000 Standalone IMB™eliminates the need for an external file server, which greatly reduces theatre management cost and makes boothless cinema practical. It also supports HFRcontent in both 2D and 3D. In addition, it allows HDMI input, 3G–SDI input, and 2D and 3D live streaming for alternative content.
“We are thrilled to be teaming up with GDC Tech to present this groundbreaking demonstration,” said Phil Chen, General Manager of CFG Barco(Beijing) Electronics Co., Ltd.“We are both committed to the entire exhibition community including those equipped with smaller screens, and continuously strive to bring the benefits of the digital cinema revolution to all exhibitors. We believe that the astonishing integrated visual experience demonstrated by Barco and GDC Techrepresentsthe next phase in the history of the digital cinema evolution.”
“We truly value our partnership with Barco,” said Dr. Man–Nang Chong, founder, and CEO of GDC Tech. “GDC Tech is proud to reach a new milestone by showing the industry’s first feature-rich Standalone IMB™with Barco’sS2K projector at BIRTV. This demonstration reinforces our mission to offer the most cutting–edge technology to exhibitors that offer better operational and cost-efficiency. GDC Tech looks forward to more innovative research and collaboration with Barcointhe near future.”
About GDC Technology Limited (www.gdc–tech.com)
As one of the world’s leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery, and display markets, GDC Technology (“GDC Tech“) has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers, projection, and 3D systems worldwide. GDC Tech is currently the largest supplier of digital cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of digital cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and China. GDC Tech is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.
About Barco (www.barco.com/en/digitalcinema)
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D, and Manufacturing in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3,700 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.041 billion euro in 2011.
About CFG Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd.
CFG Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd. (‘CFG Barco’) was established in 2011. The company is a joint venture among two Barco subsidiaries –Barco Visual (Beijing) Electronics Company Limited and Barco China (Holdings) Limited Company –and China Film Equipment Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China Film Group.
CFG Barco illustrates Barco’s and China Film Group’s determination to develop China’s digital cinema market by strengthening the localized development and production of digital cinema products and services in China.
Through its customer service facilities, sales, local R&D, and production, the company will maintain the Barco brand and ensure Barco’s world–class quality and service. Leveraging the experience and influence of China Film Equipment Co. Ltd., the company will also build more effective communication channels and a more intimate relationship with customers.
Headquarter and factory unit of CFG Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd. is located in Chang Ping District, Beijing.
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