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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 is the appointed worldwide certification services agent, with exclusivity in Asia to certify DTS:X immersive sound auditoriums for DTS, Inc. GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC'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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CinemaCon, Las Vegas—Apr 26, 2012

Frank Theatres Selects GDC Technology for Digital Cinema Conversion

GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, announced today Frank Theatres (“Frank”), a division of the Frank Family Entertainment Group, has selected GDC SX-2000A Digital Cinema Servers with Integrated Media Block (“IMB”) for its digital conversion with NEC projectors. This deployment covers close to 80 renovated and redesigned screens and an additional 36 newly constructed screens, which will be completed by the end of 2012 or by mid 2013 respectively.
 
Celebrating 100 years of “bringing families together”, the Frank Family Entertainment Group was founded in 1906 by Samuel Frank of Philadelphia, PA. The Company has owned, operated, developed and managed over 150 entertainment businesses. Frank, incorporated in 1921, introduced “talkie films” to the Philadelphia area. It built the first “Twin” theatre in the United States in 1966 and developed the Towne 16 Stadium Cinema in 1986, which was one of the earliest Mega-Plex Cinemas in New Jersey which reintroduced stadium seating backs. Frank is dedicated to providing a movie-going experience which is first class, currently operating 256 screens in 25 theatres located across the East Coast of the United States.
 
“We’re always open to exploring new technologies that can enhance our customers’ experience when they visit our theatres,” said Bruce Frank, President and CEO of Frank Theatres. “GDC servers pave the way for innovative digital technology which is a perfect match for what we want to be able to accomplish moving our circuit into the future.”

Entertainment Supply & Technologies (“ES&T”) is supplying all digital projection and sound equipment, as well as GDC servers to Frank for its digital migration. “The GDC Tech team has been an exceptional supply partner for ES&T and its digital deployment for long-standing exhibitors in the cinema industry. ES&T contracts currently in production through the end of 2012 include many systems to be deployed by ES&T Technical Services using GDC servers and IMB’s as part of its digital cinema program,” said Bruce Schneiter, Vice President of Technical Services for ES&T. “We are excited about moving forward with new cinematic technologies and embrace the opportunity to provide a wonderful outcome and presentation for our exhibitor clients as well as their patrons with the move into digital cinema.”

“It’s a pleasure to have been chosen by Frank Theaters for its digital conversion. GDC Tech and Frank are both committed to high quality products that deliver the finest cinematic experience possible.” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Tech. “GDC Tech relishes the opportunity to further develop this partnership with Frank and ES&T who continue to demonstrate its expertise in assisting exhibitors in converting to digital.”


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Media Contact:   Tony Adamson

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
info@gdc-tech.com

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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 VPFs for over 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide.

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About Entertainment Supply and Technologies, LLC.: ES&T is a privately-held international company that is a continuation of a supply organization that has been in cinema industry since 1926 for all cinema and drive-in theater needs, from digital projection and sound equipment, food service equipment and casework design, front-end screen systems, wall drapery and sound panels, auditorium seating, and related interior and exterior signage. ES&T is also a provider and certified installer of large format extreme screen installations. Entertainment Supply and Technologies, LLC. Directory page
About Frank Theatres Inc: Frank Theatres currently owns and operates 25 theatres and 256 screens in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Today, guided by 3rd generation family leadership and a seasoned management team, Frank Theatres continues their growth with upcoming projects to include sites in Delray Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Cary, NC, Holly Springs, NC, Southern Pines, NC, Kingsport, TN, Ranson, WV, and Princeton, NJ. Frank Theatres Inc Directory page

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