DTS Digital Cinema announced that Classic Cinemas has chosen DTS Digital Booking System™ (DBS) for the in-house exhibition management of its 91 screens in 12 locations in Illinois. DTS DBS will be integrated with Classic’s enterprise accounting and point of sale systems to manage gross reporting, end-of-day financials, film payments as well as external and internal reporting. DTS will showcase DBS and other advanced technologies for the digital cinema industry during Showest 2008, March 10-13, 2008, in the Palace Suite 4 and 5 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
“DBS is a substantial upgrade from our existing combination of systems and provides an effective single-source solution,” said Chris Johnson, Vice-President of Classic Cinemas. “At Classic Cinemas, we pride ourselves on our technological innovations and we view DBS as an excellent way to tie together significant aspects of our business.”
“The ability of DBS to support all formats from 35mm to digital cinema, coupled with its flexibility to support circuits of any size—from three screens to those with more than three thousand—makes it an ideal choice for any exhibitor” said Don Bird, senior VP corporate strategy and business development for DTS Digital Cinema. “We are very pleased that Classic Cinemas has joined the growing number of exhibitors worldwide using DBS to manage their circuits.”