GDC Ballantyne to Install 200 Digital Cinema Systems for China Film Group

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Sat, 12/11/2010 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

GDC Technology has signed a deployment contract with Strong Westrex a subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong in the latest round of digital rollout spearheaded by China Film Group Corporation. A total of 200 systems of NEC Series 2 DLP Cinema projector integrated with GDC’s Integrated Media Block and SX-2000 server have been adopted by CFGC in its 2010 digital cinema deployment scheme. Strong Westrex has been selected by CFGC in supplying and maintaining the NEC and GDC products under its full-service office in Beijing.   China Film Group Corporation is the largest and most influential state-run film enterprise in China. For over a decade CFGC’s subsidiary China Film Import & Export Corporation has been the sole government-authorized importer of films.   “CFGC has worked with GDC for close to a decade now and our faith in GDC has never been stronger ” says Han Sanping chairman of CFGC. “With over 1 000 GDC servers running in our cinemas tirelessly and reliably delivering picture perfect every time it is easy to understand why we decide to stick to GDC in our latest round of deployment.”   “We have been in close working partnership with GDC in both the Americas and Asia ” says Gary Cavey president and CEO of Ballantyne Strong. “We are pleased to support GDC with NEC products in the CFGC digital cinema deployment which is an extension of our very successful partnership with GDC in the U.S. With China expected to increase its digital footprint to fully digitize all the screens in the next three to five years I am optimistic that our partnership with GDC will bring us more success.”   “We are honored to work with Strong Westrex in the latest round of digital deployment for CFGC ” says Dr Man-Nang Chong founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “GDC’s innovative IMB offers its customers a digital projection solution that is both cost-effective and future-proof and above all truly satisfying their actual needs. With a strong R&D base and forerunning technology in the industry we have reached a new milestone in digital cinema.”   Ballantyne Strong GDC Technology