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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.
 
GDC's products and solutions meet the highly demanding performance, security and reliability requirements established by motion picture studios.

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Jun 18, 2024 GDC Technology and OneCinema Complete Integration of Centralized Playback Technology
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) and OneCinema GmbH (formerly EIKONA Cinema Solutions), providers of digital cinema solutions and software to the global cinema industry, announced today at CineEurope 2024 that the centralized playback capabilities of GDC’s SCL Series Centralized Storage Playback Solution were integrated with OneCinema TMS.

Jun 12, 2024 GDC Technology to Showcase Portfolio of Solutions for Commercial Theatres at CineEurope 2024
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that the company is once again a sponsor and a participant at CineEurope 2024 and will present its latest solutions that are shaping the future of cinema in Europe  and worldwide.

Apr 9, 2024 B&B Theatres Selects GDC Solutions for Its Largest Luxury Entertainment Center
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that B&B Theatres (B&B) selected the SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with built-in cinema audio processor for the Red Oak luxury entertainment center. Ten of the auditoriums offer moviegoers

Apr 9, 2024 GDC Cinema Automation Reaches Milestone
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that by the end of 2023, Cinema Automation CA2.0 was deployed in nearly 400 multiplexes with SR-1000 IMB in 19 countries across four continents including Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

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GDC’s CA2.0 smart cinema solution not only automates your playback process from the SCL Mk2 live-streaming library server to one or each auditorium’s diskless SR-1000 media server but also allows exhibitors to fully automate the booth operations with a one-stop-shop solution by bundling with GDC’s four automation products designed for: 1. Power ...
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GDC manufactures and develops high-quality DCI-compliant digital cinema media servers fulfilling customers’ needs for the past 20 years. GDC partners with the most DCI-recognized cinema display technologies in the world including Barco, Cineappo, Christie, Sony, SHAPP/NEC cinema professional digital cinema projectors and Samsung Onyx Cinema LED ...
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GDC leading digital cinema solutions provider develops different revolutionary enterprise solutions to streamline the cinema chain operations which include: TMS-2000 Theatre Management System is your comprehensive solution to manage content, digital cinema equipment, and more from a central location. TmsAware™ App allows you to monitor cinema o...
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GDC cinema storage solutions offer scalable storage options with different features that fit exhibitors’ various needs. You may choose to upgrade your existing cinema media server SR-1000 IMB with built-in CineCache™ 2TB. You may consider choosing larger storage with an external hard drive for movie DCPs including Portable Storage features up to...
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Barcelona—Jun 19, 2023

Ster-Kinekor Makes Sound Investment in GDC Media Server & Audio Technology

  • The Largest Movie Exhibitor on the African Continent Selects  GDC’s Ultra-Reliable SR-1000  Integrated Media Block with Built-in Cinema Audio Processor and AIB-2000/AIB-2800
 GDC Technology Limited, (“GDC”) a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today Ster-Kinekor selected GDC’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block™ with built-in cinema audio processor to upgrade its projection and sound systems to the latest digital cinema media server and audio technology. 

In addition, Ster-Kinekor will complete the upgrade with the Espedeo™ Audio Interface Box AIB-2000/AIB-2800, which is a digital-analog converter for cinemas to interface with cinema power amplifiers and SR-1000 IMB with built-in cinema audio processor. AIB-2000/AIB-2800 is also compatible with 8-channel AES, SPDIF, MIC, non-Sync, and analog 7.1, with front panel buttons or via Ethernet network commands. AIB-2000/AIB-2800 is easily controlled with media server automation commands.
 
To most South Africans, the word “movies” is synonymous with the name “Ster-Kinekor”, the largest cinema exhibitor in South Africa. With nearly a 60 percent market share in South Africa, Ster-Kinekor owns and operates 45 complexes with over 359 screens and 50,372 seats. Additionally, Ster-Kinekor operates 129 state-of-the-art 3D cinemas, giving Ster-Kinekor the largest 3D footprint in the territory, as well as six complexes in neighboring territories.
 
The Ster-Kinekor media server and sound upgrade strategy involves the replacement of legacy media servers with the SR-1000 IMB and AIB-2000/AIB-2800 interface box at existing sites and new construction projects in South Africa. The initial deployment involves over 100 media servers and will be facilitated by leading South African cinema integrator, Cine AV Services, which will also provide ongoing technical services for the duration of the deployment.
 
“Selecting GDC’s audio products was an easy choice after evaluating the products. Although GDC is best known for their media server products and customer service, we were impressed with the quality of the sound provided by their new audio products,” said Albert Ashker, chief operating officer for Ster-Kinekor Theatres. “Besides the quality and affordability of their audio products, GDC’s future roadmap to continually introduce high-quality audio products to improve the sound quality supported our decision.”
 
“Our SR Series media server with built-in audio technology will provide Ster-Kinekor with a reliable and affordable solution to greatly improve the guest’s listening experience”, said Adam MacDonald, European sales manager for GDC Digital Cinema Technology Europe, SL. “We value our partnership with Ster-Kinekor and look forward to working together to spread their mission to deliver the best possible moviegoing experience across South Africa.
 
About Ster-Kinekor Theatres
Ster-Kinekor Theatres is the largest movie exhibitor on the African continent. To most South Africans, the word ‘movies’ is synonymous with the name ‘Ster-Kinekor’. The company operates 45 commercial cinema complexes in South Africa, with six international sites based in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The cinema chain’s sites house 359 large-scale screens, with 50,372 seats and the largest 3D footprint featuring 129 state-of-the-art 3D screens in South Africa (Commercial, 3D, IMAX® and Cine Prestige). The company operates in 6 cinema complexes with 33 screens and 4,077 seats in Africa.
 
As the industry leader, Ster-Kinekor has pioneered cinema concepts such as Cinema Nouveau, a dedicated art-house multiplex cinema, and the luxurious Cine Prestige theatres, the first ‘business class’ cinema experience in South Africa. It boasts a cinema that is fitted with the advanced Dolby Atmos sound system (at Gateway in Durban); and has headed the return of the IMAX Experience, with nine IMAX Theatres across the country. Ster-Kinekor has expanded its cinema innovation to launch the first Kids’ cinema complete with slides and bean bag seating (currently 7 screens) as well as D-BOX which brings movie experiences to life with motion seats.
 
As one of South Africa’s most loved brands, it is Ster-Kinekor’s ongoing mission to become synonymous with the unrivalled magic of the cinema experience, by providing ‘Great Moments at Their Greatest’. During 2013, the company embarked on a massive roll-out project to convert and equip every cinema with the very latest in digital projection and sound technology. The result of this upgrade is that every cinema now boasts state-of-the-art cinema technology that encompasses 2K and 4K digital projection and 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound systems.
 
The SK Club loyalty programme rewards members with redeemable points when they swipe their card when buying movie tickets or catering, as well as half-price tickets on Tuesdays. Combined with industry leading loyalty programmes from Edgars Club and Discovery Vitality, these give Ster-Kinekor a strong consumer value proposition and competitive advantage. Ster-Kinekor have extended their loyalty offering to include the first subscription model in South Africa, SK Subscription Club offers members a limited or unlimited amount of movies per month at a set cost whilst also enjoying the benefits of SK Club.
 
As the market leader, Ster-Kinekor aims to spearhead the advancement of cinema across both South Africa and the rest of Africa, to ensure that consumers continue to experience movies as they were made to be seen – on the big screen.


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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 DTS 7.1 and DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including LED cinema, 3D product, audio processors, speakers, projector lamp, post-production service, and Electronic Delivery System (EDS). GDC Technology Limited Directory page GDC Technology Limited Web Site
About Ster-Kinekor Theatres:
Ster-Kinekor Theatres is the largest movie exhibitor on the African continent. To most South Africans, the word ‘movies’ is synonymous with the name ‘Ster-Kinekor’. The company operates 45 commercial cinema complexes in South Africa, with six international sites based in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The cinema chain’s sites house 359 large-scale screens, with 50,372 seats and the largest 3D footprint featuring 129 state-of-the-art 3D screens in South Africa (Commercial, 3D, IMAX® and Cine Prestige). The company operates in 6 cinema complexes with 33 screens and 4,077 seats in Africa.

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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) and OneCinema GmbH (formerly EIKONA Cinema Solutions), providers of digital cinema solutions and software to the global cinema industry, announced today at CineEurope 2024 that the centralized playback capabilities of GDC’s SCL Series Centralized Storage Playback Solution were integrated with OneCinema TMS.

Jun 12, 2024 GDC Technology to Showcase Portfolio of Solutions for Commercial Theatres at CineEurope 2024
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that the company is once again a sponsor and a participant at CineEurope 2024 and will present its latest solutions that are shaping the future of cinema in Europe  and worldwide.

Apr 9, 2024 B&B Theatres Selects GDC Solutions for Its Largest Luxury Entertainment Center
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that B&B Theatres (B&B) selected the SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with built-in cinema audio processor for the Red Oak luxury entertainment center. Ten of the auditoriums offer moviegoers

Apr 9, 2024 GDC Cinema Automation Reaches Milestone
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that by the end of 2023, Cinema Automation CA2.0 was deployed in nearly 400 multiplexes with SR-1000 IMB in 19 countries across four continents including Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

Apr 8, 2024 GDC Upgrades Premium Cinemas in China, USA and Vietnam to DTS Surround Cinema
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that the rollout of DTS Surround has begun with seven cinema halls either installed or committed to installing DTS Surround Cinema including five cinema halls in China, one in the United States and one in Vietnam.

Apr 8, 2024 GDC Technology Brazil Leads the Theatre Management System Market with a 52% Share
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today cumulative sales in Brazil for its Theatre Management System (TMS-2000) exceeded forecast with seven major circuits changing out their legacy theatre management system to TMS-2000 software in the last 12 months.

Apr 4, 2024 Star Cinema Grill Automates Operations Circuit Wide with GDC Enterprise Software
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that Star Cinema Grill is expanding the installation of the GDC TMS Theatre Management System (TMS-2000) to all 11 sites.

Apr 3, 2024 GDC Technology Unveils Its Standalone Cinema Audio Processor at CinemaCon 2024
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it is unveiling its first-ever standalone product for processing cinema audio.

Apr 2, 2024 Golden Ticket Cinemas, One of the Fastest-growing Cinema Exhibitors in the USA, Selects GDC’s Ultra-reliable Media Server to Replace Legacy Models
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today Golden Ticket Cinemas selected GDC’s advanced IMB technology to replace 90 legacy media servers.

Mar 28, 2024 GDC Technology Launches Premium Format Solutions at CinemaCon 2024
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it will once again participate as a major sponsor of CinemaCon 2024.
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