Cinema Technology May. 21, 2022
Register & Log in
X
Sponsors



GDC Technology is a leading manufacturer and provider of cinema equipment and solutions including cinema automation systems, cinema servers, cinema enterprise software, cinema storage, cinema audio solutions, and cinema projectors that meet the highly demanding performance, security and reliability requirements established by motion picture studios.



Industry Partners

Shows & Events


# 1948 RCA

RSS News
RSS Info About RSS

Skip Navigation LinksHome/Menu > Find News > Refresh this page
Sao Paulo—Oct 3, 2018

GDC Technology Brings Its Award-winning Solutions to Expocine 2018

Company showcases its game-changing Cinema Automation CA2.0 and SR-1000 IMB at the largest cinema show in Latin America
GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, is showcasing its Cinema Automation CA2.0, a groundbreaking cinema automation system and  SR-1000 Standalone IMBä with CineCacheä to motion pictures exhibitors during Expocine 2018 from October 2 to 5.
 
The revolutionary GDC Cinema Automation CA2.0 (CA2.0) is the first-ever centralized solution to provide comprehensive automated management of content storage and playback, show scheduling, power supply and screening quality. GDC CA2.0 incorporates the SCL-2000 Centralized Storage Playback Solution, an integrated centralized storage and playback system designed to streamline content management, and leverages machine intelligence to increase efficiency while dramatically reducing the need for human intervention. CA2.0 features sophisticated fail-safe design by machine intelligence to ensure every screening continues autonomously.
 
Changing the Way Cinemas Manage Operations
First deployed in June 2017 in Asia, CA2.0 has proven to increase efficiency and quality while significantly reducing operating cost.  The automated solution supports the ubiquitous SX-3000 and SX-4000 IMB and the new 6th generation SR-1000 IMB.  Currently, CA2.0 is deployed and proven in 40 cinemas, managing 300 screens in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and the U.S.   
 
Key Benefits of Cinema Automation CA2.0
The SCL-2000 is capable of playback of 1,000 movies to as many as 14 screens from a centralized server, increasing programming flexibility and eliminating the need for local storage.
 
The SCL-2000 marks three major breakthroughs: 
  • Reduces content ingestion time by over 90 percent1 (only need to ingest DCP into a central server)
  • Increases playback reliability by 14 times2
  • Stores over 30 times more content for each and every auditorium3 
In addition to automating the complex procedure of manually preparing or editing show playlists, CA2.0 incorporates other impressive advances, such as:
  • The system intelligently manages equipment power supply and assures screening quality automatically
  • Its sophisticated fail-safe design helps eliminating interruptions by ensuring that every screening continues undisturbed in the highly unlikely event of a central server failure
The combined solution of SR-1000 IMB and Cinema Automation CA2.0 is the world’s first local HDD storage-free solution to increase efficiency and quality of cinema management. Both SR-1000 and Cinema Automation CA2.0 are available in market for order now.

SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™
By leveraging on GDC’s 18 years of R&D in media server and its profound knowledge in cinema operations, SR-1000 IMB is designed from scratch by using the latest and most powerful semiconductor and power electronics used in medical and military products. SR-1000 is a very important milestone for GDC and cinema operations with a number of breakthrough features. It introduces a new feature known as CineCache™ (built-in cache memory) that allows content playback in the absence of a local HDD storage. SR-1000 recently passed the most stringent QA program conducted by the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.
 
Key Features and Benefits 
  • Ultra-Storage - enables the content management and playback of over 1,000 movies from a central server with GDC’s CA2.0 technology. The elimination of content ingestion to each and every auditorium’s media server is an important breakthrough in cinema operation; it significantly reduces downtime and saves both time and money.
  • Web-based User Interface - SR-1000 and SX-4000 feature a completely new user interface (UI), enabling SMS to be used remotely through a web browser. By detaching the UI from a touchscreen monitor that is closely tied to the IMB, the SMS can now run remotely on a cellphone, iPadâ, tablet, laptop or PC with a browser.
  • Integrates with all generations of DLP Cinemaâ projectors - The SR-1000 IMB seamlessly integrates with Series 1, 2 and 3 projectors from Barco, Christie and NEC, using one common media server UI.
“GDC’s passion for innovation is driven by listening to our customers and understanding their evolving needs as the industry enters into the fully-automated phase of digital operations”, said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, Founder, Chairman and CEO of GDC Technology. “Our goal is to satisfy their needs by continually improving and automating cinema operation through our reliable first-to-market solutions, helping exhibitors to cut operating costs, increase revenues and improve screening quality.  For years we have been tight-lipped about the development of our latest technologies. We are excited to bring our newest solutions to the Latin America market, changing cinema operation from 1.0 to 2.0.”

Be Amazed by the Showcase
Visit GDC at Expocine at booth #26, 27 to learn more about the unmatched CA2.0, SR-1000 IMB and SX-4000 IMB.
 
 


GDC Technology Limited Contacts:

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
Contact Us


Logo: GDC Technology Limited
About GDC Technology Limited:

About Us

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. 

GDC Technology Limited Directory page GDC Technology Limited Web Site

Share This Page

More GDC Technology Limited News:
Apr 27, 2022 Flix Brewhouse Installs GDC Cinema Automation Circuit Wide
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that one of the best dine-in cinema chains in US – Flix Brewhouse is to deploy the industry’s highest degree of cinema automation – Cinema Automation (CA2.0) designed to fully automate the cinema operations for perfect presentation while significantly reducing the cost associated with booth operations.

Apr 26, 2022 Espedeo Supra-5000 Laser Cinema Projector Sales Surge Worldwide
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today the worldwide sales and commitments of its multi-award-winning Espedeo Supra-5000 RGB+ Laser Phosphor Cinema Projector from Espedeo Holdings Limited, a GDC company has exceeded 400 units since its introduction in August 2021.

Apr 26, 2022 B&B Theatres Expands Partnership with GDC Technology
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited, (“GDC”) a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it signed an agreement with B&B Theatres to be the exclusive provider of digital cinema servers for the next three years.

Apr 26, 2022 Movie Theatre Owners Embrace GDC SR-1000 with Built-in Cinema Audio Processor
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that cumulative global sales for its SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with built-in cinema audio processor has exceeded forecast for the first quarter of 2022 despite the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 25, 2022 Caribbean Cinemas Has Selected GDC’s Ultra-Reliable Media Server on an Exclusive Basis
GDC Technology Limited Logo
Strong Entertainment Logo
GDC Technology Limited, (GDC) a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it has won a solicited proposal to be Caribbean Cinemas’ exclusive provider of digital cinema servers for the next four years. Caribbean Cinemas owns and operates 583 screens in the Caribbean Islands, Central and South America.

Apr 25, 2022 Cinemex Selects GDC Again as Exclusive Provider of Media Servers
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it has won a solicited proposal from Cinemex® to exclusively provide 200 digital cinema media servers.

Apr 24, 2022 GDC Technology Announces Immersive Audio Bitstream Support for Its Media Servers
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that DTS, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: XPER) (“Xperi”) has successfully tested and approved the company’s solution for its media servers to support DTS:X™ for the new SMPTE’s ST 2098-2 immersive audio bitstream (IAB) standard.

Apr 22, 2022 GDC Technology at CinemaCon 2022: Unlocking the Power of SR-1000 IMB with Built-in Cinema Audio Processor
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that they will launch the company’s latest products at CinemaCon 2022, the world’s largest convention for the exhibition and distribution community held April 25 to 28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Mar 15, 2022 Showplace Entertainment Selects GDC SR-1000 with Cinema Audio Processor to Power Upgraded Projection Systems
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that Showplace Entertainment deployed the ultra-reliable SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™ with the built-in cinema audio processor to playback movie and surround sound at three locations in Indiana.

Feb 22, 2022 GDC Brazil Announces Agreement with Cinesystem Cinemas to Deploy Company’s Robust Theatre Management System
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, is pleased to announce its Brazil office has signed an agreement with Cinesystem Cinemas, the fourth largest movie theatre company in Brazil, to replace their current Theatre Management System (TMS) with GDC’s TMS-2000. The installation will involve 26 cinema locations, comprising of 160 screens in Brazil, and scheduled to be completed by the end of February.

Jan 31, 2022 GDC Technology Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, is pleased to announce its Hong Kong manufacturing facility has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS) certified by SGS.

Jan 17, 2022 Espedeo Supra-5000 Receives Best New Auditorium Technology of the Year Award from CTC
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, are proud to announce that the Espedeo Supra-5000 RGB Plus laser phosphor cinema projector (Supra-5000) has been awarded “Best New Auditorium Technology of the Year 2021” in the Annual CTC (Cinema Technology Community) Awards.

Oct 12, 2021 GDC Technology Unveils IAB Upgrade Option for DTS:XTM enabled SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media BlockTM
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today its award-winning GDC SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™ (IMB) featuring DTS:X immersive audio solution is provided with an upgrade option to enable IAB support.

Oct 6, 2021 ARENA Cinemas Go ‘All GDC’ in Landmark Conversion to GDC’s Cinema Automation Technology
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Ltd (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital solutions announced today ARENA Cinemas (‘Arena’), a leading European cinema chain in Switzerland, converted 58 screens across all locations to the GDC’s Cinema Automation 2.0 technology (‘CA2.0’) including the flagship 18-screen ‘Sihlcity’ site in Zurich.

Oct 5, 2021 GDC Technology Forms Alliance with ECCO to Accelerate Growth of Mini-Theatres in Germany and Beyond
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions announced today ECCO Cine Supply and Service GmbH (‘ECCO’), a leading German digital cinema integrator have formally agreed to strengthen their business relationship.

Oct 4, 2021 GDC and Cinemeccanica Announce Signing of a Reseller Agreement
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Ltd (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital solutions and Cinemeccanica SPA (‘Cinemeccanica’), a leading European digital cinema integrator announced today they have signed a non-exclusive reseller agreement for Cinemeccanica to market and sell the newly launched Espedeo Supra-5000 RGB Plus laser phosphor cinema projector (‘Supra-5000’) to its partners and customers across Europe.

Sep 30, 2021 Live Demonstration of Multiple Award-winning Espedeo Supra-5000 Laser Projector at CineEurope 2021
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that it will demonstrate the multiple award-winning Espedeo Supra-5000 RGB Plus laser phosphor cinema projector (“Supra-5000”) at this year’s CineEurope 2021, held on October 4 to 7 in Barcelona.

Sep 2, 2021 GDC Technology to Unveil DTS:X and DTS:X IAB Audio Capabilities of SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it is unveiling two powerful built-in audio processing features of SR-1000 IMB, which were showcased at CinemaCon 2021, the world’s largest convention for the cinema industry, held on August 23 to 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Aug 31, 2021 GDC Technology to Showcase Espedeo Home Theater Solution during CEDIA Expo 2021
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions and ICTA Teddy Award Winner for Manufacturer of the Year 2020, is expanding into the home theater market by offering the company’s Espedeo™ products.

Aug 31, 2021 GDC Technology and DTS Sign Landmark Agreement to Deliver DTS:X™ IAB Solutions
GDC Technology Limited Logo
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, and DTS®, a global leader in next-generation audio, imaging and sensing technology and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”), announced today that they signed a landmark agreement to deliver DTS:X IAB solutions. The IAB solution is designed to fully support SMPTE’s immersive audio bitstream (IAB) standard ST 2098-2.
©Copyright 2003 - 2022 WHMCC, LLC .
| Contact | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
All rights reserved.
banner