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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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About GDC Technology Limited:
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider with its manufacturing facility certified with ISO 9001:2015 by SGS. GDC develops, manufactures and sells cinema projector, media server for both projector and LED cinema display, content storage system, cinema enterprise software including theatre management system and advanced cinema automation system for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:XTM 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 LED cinema, 3D product, audio equipment, projector lamp, Supra 4.0 high-gain and high-contrast screen, post-production service, Electronic Delivery System (EDS). 
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About Classic Cinemas: Classic Cinemas, founded in August 1978 by the Johnson family and now run by CEO Chris Johnson, is the largest Illinois-based theatre chain with 137 screens in 16 locations. While many Classic Cinemas locations are historic downtown theatres, each has been meticulously renovated to highlight its character and upgraded to the latest technology to create the ultimate guest experience. Having received numerous accolades for business excellence, preservation, community service, and accessibility, Classic Cinemas endeavors to be the hometown theatre of choice. For more information, visit www.classiccinemas.com Classic Cinemas Directory page

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