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Burbank, California—Mar 23, 2009
GDC Announces New Ingest and Content Swap Capabilities on SA-2100 Family of Digital Cinema Servers
GDC Technology (“GDC”) is pleased to announce that it has added in multiple new features into its entire line of SA-2100 servers.
Digital Cinema Server
• Instant import of data drives – allows instant transfer of data drives (i.e. HDD) from one SA-2100 to another, making it possible to move a movie quickly from one screen to another. The entire movie (data) transfer process can be completed within a few minutes.
• Instant playback from any CRU drive on the SA-2100A for emergency – allows content received on a CRU Dataport drive to play back directly from the drive without ingesting. This is useful in emergency situations where the theatre receives content at the last minute.
• Instant playback of content held on the GDC TMS (Theatre Management System) for emergency – allows content residing on the TMS to play back directly through streaming from the TMS without ingesting at the screen server.
The addition of these new capabilities is in response to NATO’s “Digital Systems Requirements”, as well as feedback from customers that these emergency handling capabilities were indeed much desirable. GDC hasdecided that all existing GDC SA-2100 line of servers will get these new features in the next software upgrade, and servers shipped from May 1st 2009 will have these features built-in.
“Customer feedback shows that emergency situations do occur which require fast moving of content from one auditorium to another,” said Dr. Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “Knowing how critical these features are to our customers, we added them in within just three months. We pride ourselves as a company who is sensitive to our customers’ needs and is always willing to go the extra mile to satisfy them.
GDC Technology Limited Contacts:
Media Contact: Tony Adamson
GDC Technology Limited
Unit 1-7, 20th Floor, Kodak House II,
39 Healthy Street East, North Point, Hong Kong
About GDC Technology Limited:
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X® object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, manages VPF for over 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide.
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