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Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.



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ShowEast, USA—Oct 13, 2008

GDC Technology Forms Strategic Alliance with Christie to Expand Service Network in the U.S.

In parallel with the signing of national service agreements with some industry players, GDC Technology (“GDC”) has made a similar arrangement with Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. to expand its servicing network throughout the U.S. Under the agreement, Christie will provide a range of services to GDC’s customers such as product installation, maintenance and service support.
 
GDC has conducted extensive training programs for Christie technical staff in preparation for this cooperation. One of the important services to be provided by Christie on behalf of GDC is the remote monitoring of GDC servers at the customer site via Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP); this is to ensure prompt corrective measures can be taken in the event of any abnormality. Through its world’s second largest installed base, GDC has acquired extensive technical knowledge and experience required to train engineers for servicing its products. GDC’s service training program provides engineers hands-on training including everything from site survey and installation to service, troubleshooting and maintenance. GDC also maintains an expanding library of technical documentation that includes detailed manuals, troubleshooting guides and multimedia presentations.
 
“Christie has a long working relationship with GDC dating back to 2002,” said Sean James, Vice President of Managed Services, Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. “This partnership marks a new milestone in our cooperation with GDC and we hope this will be further strengthened in the years to come.”
 
“Christie is an industry heavy weight and its support will go a long way to help GDC build a better servicing network for its fast-rising number of customers in the U.S.,” said Dr Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “Knowing Christie is behind GDC products will ensure peace of mind for our customers.”


Christie Contacts:
Media Relations:
Carmen Robert
(519) 593-3588
Carmen.Robert@christiedigital.com


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Media Relations:

Tony Adamson
tony.adamson@gdc-tech.com
+1 (214) 686-0491


GDC Technology Limited
Unit 1-7, 20th Floor, Kodak House II, 
39 Healthy Street East, North Point, Hong Kong 
Tel: + 852 2507 9555    Fax:+852 2579 1131
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About Christie: Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ushio Inc., Japan (JP: 6925). Christie revolutionized the movie industry with the launch of digital cinema projection, and since 1929 has embraced innovation and broken many technology barriers. From the world’s largest mega-events to the smallest applications, our technology—from advanced RGB pure laser and SDVoE technology to image processing and LED display solutions—empowers people to create the world’s best shared experiences. Visit www.christiedigital.com. Christie Directory page Christie Web Site
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Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Hong Kong, GDC Technology Limited (“GDC Technology”) is a leading global digital cinema solutions provider with over 20-year history of first to market innovations.  GDC Technology has the largest installed base of media servers and TMS (“Theatre Management System”) in the Asia-Pacific region and the second-largest globally. One out of three cinemas in the world uses GDC products. GDC Technology holds numerous patents globally, including in USA and China. Today, GDC has presence in 13 offices and 33 local service centers worldwide. 

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