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Sterling, Virginia—Nov 4, 2011
Arclight Cinemas Selects GDC Servers for Digital Deployment
GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, is pleased to announce today it has reached a server supply agreement with the innovative ArcLight Cinemas (“ArcLight”). GDC Tech’s SX-2000A Digital Cinema Servers with Integrated Media Block (IMB) will be installed throughout ArcLight’s cinemas, launching the advanced digital capabilities of each unique site. To date 48 systems have been installed in four different locations. Under the new server agreement, ACS Enterprises Inc. (“ACS”) will supply and install GDC digital cinema servers.
Created and opened by Pacific Theatres in the spring of 2002, ArcLight represents an exciting evolution in the movie-going experience. ArcLight Cinema’s signature amenities including “black box” auditoriums, extra-wide seats with double armrests, stadium seating, digital projection and a wide variety of dynamic programming ranging from the newest Hollywood blockbusters to independent art house fare, cult favorites and classics, and 21+ screenings, making it one of the most popular destinations for discerning moviegoers. ArcLight operates 61 screens at four locations in Southern California, with Hollywood boasting the historic and unique Cinerama Dome – one of only three such theaters in the world today.
“In making this important transition, we wanted to ensure the new technology would support our goal of providing the best possible movie going experience for our guests. We chose GDC Tech because of their excellent customer support and reliable servers that are rich in features that met our requirements.” said Joe Miraglia, director of design, construction & facilities of ArcLight. “GDC Tech has an excellent technical support team which is extremely reliable, and that, for us, is the most basic foundation for a successful new relationship.”
“ACS is very proud of our partnership with the ArcLight and Pacific Theatres family, and its choice of ACS for its digital cinema conversion,” said Jose Alvarado, CEO of ACS. “And we’re grateful to GDC Tech for assisting our client throughout this entire process.”
“We’re very excited to be selected by a pioneering company such as ArcLight. This new partnership shows that we’re a reliable choice to provide the highest-quality technology for even the most innovative clients,” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Tech. “We’re confident that this new relationship will take us to new heights of cinema evolution, and we truly appreciate ArcLight’s decision.”
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About GDC Technology Limited:
GDC Technology Limited is a digital cinema solutions provider. GDC Technology develops, manufactures and sells digital cinema servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for digital cinema. In addition, GDC Technology is the appointed worldwide certification services agent, with exclusivity in Asia to certify DTS:X immersive sound auditoriums for DTS, Inc. 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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About ArcLight Cinemas:
ArcLight Cinemas, created by Pacific Theatres, a privately owned, Los Angeles based company with 60 years of theatrical exhibition history throughout California, Hawaii and Washington is a premiere moviegoing experience with an unparalleled commitment to bringing a variety of rich cinematic content to moviegoers in all markets. ArcLight Cinemas operates eight theaters in California including Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Culver City and La Jolla, as well as one theater in Bethesda, Md, Chicago and Glenview, Ill. ArcLight also owns and operates the historic Cinerama Dome and programs the TCL Chinese Theatre and IMAX in Hollywood. Pacific Theatres currently operates theaters in Los Angeles that include The Grove and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif.
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About ACS Enterprises Inc.:
ACS Enterprises Inc. (ACS), located in Pomona, California, offers a wide-range of comprehensive services for the motion picture industry. With over 150 years of combined experience in the motion picture industry, the ACS Team offers extensive experience in construction, engineering, procurement, and facility maintenance, creating a unique one stop solution for motion picture company needs.
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