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Las Vegas, Nevada—Apr 18, 2005
DG2L Awarded Contract for World's Largest Digital Cinema Deployment Project
DG2L wins Multi-Million dollar project for the deployment of DG2L Digital Cinema systems in 2000 theaters, the largest Digital Cinema deployment project to date worldwide.
DG2L Technologies today
announces that it has been awarded the multi-million dollar contract for the
world's largest digital cinema deployment, which encompasses 2000 theaters for
UFO (United Film Organizers), a subsidiary of the Valuable Media Group.
"This is a great time for DG2L, we are proud to be the first to deploy such a
large system, and to design, enable, and deploy the first all digital cinema content delivery network using the entire DG2L Digital Cinema platform."
said A.K. Sheth, CEO of DG2L Technologies.
"This contract finally validates the convergence from legacy Film to Digital
Cinema and the migration from physical delivery of content to digital content network delivery. It has transformed the industry from dreaming of
future possibilities, to actual reality in a revenue generating deployment,
today" said Sheth.
"Phase 1 installation of the first 500 of the 2,000 theater systems we purchased
is actually going quite smoothly. It is very exciting to watch the
world's first and largest digital cinema distribution theatre network system
come on line. It has been great to work with DG2L on this project. Their project
management and field engineering skills, have been great and have allowed the
project to stay on schedule", said Sanjay Gaikwad, Executive Director and CEO of
UFO (United Film Organisers).
"This entire system will save us millions on the distribution of movies to the
Theaters, and give us the speed and flexibility to change content at a local
theater, citywide theaters or regional theaters in a matter of minutes. This
will allow UFO to maximize revenue based on the content and
the reaction to the content from the viewers". Said Gaikwad
The improved DG2L Cinema System is an end-to-end solution from content creation,
process, encryption & management, secure delivery, and finally
secure playback at the Cinema theaters. DG2L Digital Cinema system delivers and
playback near 2K resolutions, and eliminates the need of producing large number
of prints and physically delivering them to the theaters. Content quality
degradation over time due to wear & tear of prints is avoided and every movie
retains the pristine original quality. DG2L's powerful Theatre Management System
allows for scheduling of content distribution, management of content, show times
and show packages, additional features include the ability to add local interest
content. Through the entire process the content is never in the clear by
utilizing DG2L's Digital Cinema 192 bit content delivery Encryption system,
Digital Watermarking and DRM solutions.
About DG2L Technologies Pte. Ltd. :
Founded in 2001, DG2L Technologies, Inc. is a premier provider of
next-generation digital media technologies. The company is one of the first
in the world to engineer technology solutions based on MPEG-4 standards.
Through its acquisition of iVAST International, Morai Media Solutions Inc.,
and iVAST Inc's assets, DG2L became the only global vendor with the ability
to design, deliver and install an end-to-end digital media delivery system
which can support any codec across any network to any device. DG2L is
headquartered in New York with offices in Newark, California, Tokyo,
Beijing, Taiwan, Singapore, Mumbai, Changsha, and ChongQing.
DG2L Technologies Pte. Ltd. Directory page
UFO Moviez Limited (www.ufomoviez.com) is the digital cinema venture from the Apollo Group, (www.apollotyres.com) a leading business house of India. With 1000 installations in India, UFO Moviez is the largest networked digital cinema chain in the world. UFO aims to reach a target of 2000 theatres by 2008-09. It is the only company in the world to deliver MPEG - 4 high definition content directly into cinema halls by means of a satellite. The pristine quality of UFO digital cinema coupled with its features of 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound and 192 bit encryption technology that protects the content end to end against all forms of piracy, has endeared UFO Moviez to all - right from the President and Prime Minister of India to the doyens of the Indian film industry. Since November 2005, UFO has released 450 movies in 16 different languages aggregating to more than 530,000 screenings. UFO has presence in 24 States and 590 cities of India.
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