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Sterling, Virginia—May 2, 2012

Classic Cinemas Is Full Speed Ahead on its Digital Rollout with GDC Technology Servers

GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, was selected by Downers Grove, Illinois (USA) based Classic Cinemas (“Classic”) to provide the SX-2000A Digital Cinema Server with Integrated Media Block (“IMB”) for it’s complete digital conversion of 100 movie screens. Classic installed 100 new GDC Tech servers which feature advanced digital cinema technology. 
 
Classic won industry awards for it’s restoration of older movie theaters starting as far back as 1978 with the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. It’s mission is to provide an outstanding, affordable experience in a well maintained, well-supervised environment, using state of the art technology. Classic is totally committed to customer service while working with the community to improve the quality of life. With the SX-2000A Digital Cinema Servers with IMB being exclusively deployed at it’s cinemas, Classic is leapfrogging into the future of cinematic entertainment.
 
“We are extremely satisfied with the earlier deployment of GDC Tech servers and after-care services. We have decided to move forward using GDC Tech products exclusively in the rest of our theaters,” said Mr. Chris Johnson, Vice President Operations, Classic Cinemas. “GDC Tech shares the same belief as we do, providing the best service to customers and demonstrating it’s dedication to the industry. We look forward to GDC Tech’s equipment delivering a more exciting cinema experience to our customers. ”
 
“GDC Tech is pleased to have gained the trust of Classic which has a long history in cinema exhibition.” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Tech. “The industry is now moving quickly into the digital age. In providing cutting edge and technologically advanced products, complemented by aftersales support services to Classic, GDC Tech joins hands with Classic to provide a futuristic cinematic experience for moviegoers. ”


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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 a 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 37 local service centers* worldwide. 

*33 GDC service centers and 4 outsourced service centers in Europe

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About Classic Cinemas: Classic Cinemas, based in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a family-owned business run by Willis, Shirley and Chris Johnson. It was started in 1978 with the operation of the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. In 2011, Classic Cinemas received the Landmark Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Stewardship. In 2012, all auditoriums were updated with enhanced 4K digital projection. The company today operates 14 theatres in 13 communities. Additional information is available on Classic Cinemas’ website at www.classiccinemas.com. Classic Cinemas Directory page

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