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USA—Oct 9, 2008
GDC Forges Partnership with RealD to Deliver Leading-edge 3D Digital Cinema Experience
GDC is pleased to announce a partnership with RealD, the global leader in 3D cinema technology. Under the partnership, GDC’s best-selling digital cinema server - SA-2100 will be offered as part of RealD’s premier 3D platform for future 3D rollout.
GDC is the market leader in Asia with two-thirds of the market share and has the second largest deployment of digital cinema servers worldwide. RealD is the global leader in 3D, having captured 90% of the worldwide digital 3D market. The partnership will propel GDC servers into the fast expanding 3D market, estimated to reach between 4000 and 5000 screens by 2009. Early success of the partnership includes 20 installations at Lotte Cinema, South Korea.
GDC’s SA-2100 digital cinema server has been vigorously tested by RealD and awarded the "RealD Ready" status, which is an assurance of full "out-of-the-box" compatibility with the RealD system.
"GDC’s LINUX-based servers are one of the most robust and reliable servers on the market," stated Joe Peixoto, President, Worldwide Cinema, RealD 3D. "We are encouraged by the initial success in Korea and expect to see additional 3D deployment throughout the rest of world with GDC servers in the near future."
"3D digital is a rapidly growing force in digital cinema. We recognized this from the beginning and made sure that our SA-2100 digital cinema server can play both 2D and 3D movie files," said Dr Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. "We are honored to be a partner with RealD and excited by the prospect of growing our server business together with RealD’s rapid expansion in the 3D digital rollout."
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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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RealD (NYSE: RLD) is a leading global licensor of 3D technologies. RealD's extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications that enable a premium 3D viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere. RealD licenses its RealD Cinema Systems to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content. RealD also provides its RealD Display, active and passive eyewear, and RealD Format technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers and content producers and distributors to enable the delivery and viewing of 3D content. RealD's cutting-edge 3D technologies have been used for applications such as piloting the Mars Rover. RealD was founded in 2003 and has offices in Beverly Hills, California; Boulder, Colorado; London, United Kingdom; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; and Tokyo, Japan.
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