Bardan Cinema, through its 24/7 Network
Operations Center (NOC), which monitors and maintains nearly 1,813 cinema
screens throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the Southeast U.S., discovered
firsthand just how popular “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been. According
to Bardan, 1,289 exhibitors showed the film at least once with 20,912 playbacks
from Thursday’s opening through Sunday evening.
“This is incredible,” said Bardan Cinema NOC
Manager Aaron Minkus. “Major franchises like Star Wars are very good for
the cinema business. In addition to ticket revenue, our customers have the
opportunity to maximize sales of food and beverage, promotional items and
special offers. We have also heard that
many patrons are seeing the film more than once,” he added.
Cinema is a full-service cinema distributor and digital integrator offering a
turnkey portfolio of products and services to build out, enhance and maintain
“Bardan is always here around the clock for our
exhibitors, to support them and ensure that everything is technically on-point for
their customers,” said Vilma Benitez, Bardan’s CEO.
company’s Network Operations Center (NOC) offers a comprehensive 24/7
monitoring and remote support platform, assuring exhibitors optimum equipment
health and minimum downtime. Bardan has programs available for VPF and non-VPF
customers. The NOC’s corrective maintenance service seeks to restore normal
operations of equipment after a malfunction, including support via remote
monitoring and fault location via NOC. This service offers repair in the
shortest possible time, replacement of damaged parts and components (if
required) and recovery of optimal operations.
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large-venue owners regarding the implementation of the latest three-dimensional
Dolby Atmos solutions and to present Barco’s Lobby Experience and X20 media
offers the X20 media platform to owners and operators of cinemas, malls,
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There are additional applications for the distance learning and
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