Grand Cinema Sunshine is the first cinema owned by Sasaki Kogyo to deploy GDC’s Cinema Automation 2.0 and SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with CineCache. The system is designed to fully automate workflow in a cinema multiplex while offering movie-goers much more content with an advanced central media server capable of storing, managing and streaming thousands of movies.
The Grand Cinema Sunshine, Sasaki’s 14th project opened earlier this month and has 12 screens. The cinema has 2,443 seats, all-RGB laser projection and is located on the fourth through fourteenth floors in the Q Plaza Ikebukuro building. Auditorium 5 and 6 feature a premium experience, named Bestia, for its delivery of the Best Immersive Audiovisual. Two DTS:X immersive sound systems from GDC are also installed in the Bestia auditoriums. The complex also features Japan’s first 4DX with ScreenX technology in Auditorium 4.
“Sasaki Kogyo is committed to always installing the most innovative technologies that benefit our movie goers,” said Sasaki Kogyo CEO Shinichi Sasaki. “GDC’s Cinema Automation and its latest media servers were selected for its unprecedented cinema automation and high-quality media servers.”
“CA2.0 and SR-1000 were developed from our 20-year knowledge of digital cinema and constantly working with our industry partners, such as Sasaki,” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, GDC’s founder, chairman and CEO. “The installation of our newest products at Grand Cinema Sunshine provides them with technology ahead of its time, offering operational efficiency and flexibility with automation designed for today’s and tomorrow’s digital cinema world.”
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