GDC to Showcase Range of Digital Cinema Tools at CineEurope 2015

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Mon, 06/22/2015 - 13:00 -- Nick Dager

GDC Technology will showcase its comprehensive range digital cinema tools at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona in Barcelona June 23-25 during CineEurope 2015.

GDC’s standalone IMB eliminates the need of an external file server. The SX-3000 IMB offers High Frame Rate capability in both 2D and 3D, seamlessly integrated live 2D/3D support, digital connectivity for alternative content such as 3G-SDI, and certified HDMI input with broadcast quality image scaling. With more than 40,000 worldwide auditoriums installed with GDC media blocks, SX-3000 IMB is the most stable standalone IMB that significantly lowers operation, maintenance and installation costs.

As the ideal complement to SX-3000 IMB solution, GDC designs and manufactures industrial-grade storage devices to work in arduous 24x7 cinema environment. The Portable Storage device is equipped with 4 redundant hot swappable units of enterprise grade 2.5-inch HDDs; it is designed for boothless operation where the Portable Storage can be attached to the DLP Cinema projectors.

The rack-mount Enterprise Storage and Enterprise Storage Plus devices provide robust and versatile storage options ranging from 4TB to 16TB of redundant hot swappable storage that is based on 5 units of enterprise grade 3.5-inch HDDs.  The Enterprise Storage Plus features a built-in CRU, which provides direct content playback from CRU – a unique product in the digital cinema market.  All GDC industrial designed storage devices also offer an optional 10-year warranty (excluding HDDs).

With cinemas worldwide adopting immersive sound to bring audiences a superior cinematic experience, GDC and DTS:X work together to offer immersive audio DTS:X to cinemas worldwide. To spearhead DTS:X adoption, GDC has been appointed a worldwide DTS:X certification services agent with an exclusive appointment in Asia. 

GDC’s TMS-2000 Theatre Management System delivers the ultimate user experience with over 50 new features and improvements from its legendary TMS-1000 which are in use in over 14,500 auditoriums worldwide.  Its startup time is 13 times faster than the previous version and is compatible across most Microsoft Windows platforms.

GDC’s QMS-1000 Quality Management System, which can be integrated with the Theatre Management System, performs automatic monitor and data analysis of luminance, chromaticity and sound-pressure level. It provides test reports in multiple formats and carries out intelligent and automatic adjustment to ensure high quality movie experience.

GDC’s ACS-2800 is a new automation product that is specially designed for digital cinemas to help exhibitors to achieve automatic control of their lighting, sound and screening equipment with maximum efficiency. ACS-2800 enables users to control and manage their theatrical equipment with multiple options of interface including software based Ethernet, GPIO and commonly-use physical buttons required for daily theatre operations. 
ACS-2800 is rack-mount and provides quick-connecting wiring design making installation, maintenance and replacement easier and faster. More than 600 screens are currently using ACS-2800 for their automation need since early 2014.2800

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