GDC Technology announced today the option to upgrade the award-winning GDC SX-4000 Standalone Integrated Media Block to DTS:X supporting the immersive audio bitstream. This upgrade is designed to support SMPTE’s immersive audio bitstream standard ST 2098-2, which represents a major milestone towards the goal of delivering a single interoperable immersive audio format for theatrical distribution.
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Arena Cinemas, Switzerland, has converted 58 screens across all its locations to GDC’s Cinema Automation 2.0 technology. The installations and further developments in the whole complex cinema ecosystem were managed by leading systems integrator Imaculix, based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Arts Alliance Media today announced the November arrival of Screenwriter’s smartest theatre management system software release to date, introducing what the company says is never-before-seen functionality. It will first be deployed exclusively to existing Screenwriter customers.
Unique X has launched its first consumer-facing product to provide a service for the public to instantly book an exclusive private screening. Launching nationally across the UK with Odeon Cinemas Group, Europe’s largest cinema operator and an AMC Entertainment company, Book the Cinema offers consumers the opportunity to book a private screening at their favorite cinema, along with food and beverages, directly through a user-friendly and intuitive website.
Flix Media, the largest cinema advertising sales company across Latin America, has signed an agreement to deploy Unique X’s Advertising Accord software in all its operations across fifteen Central and South American territories. The company is moving forward with the system in Brazil.
Unique X has appointed Claudia Stengel vice president of sales, Americas. She will be overseeing all revenue, relationship management and business development of Unique X's suite of market-leading innovative cinema software and content solutions in North, Central and South America.
The cinema software company, Unique X has acquired the content delivery services of Diagonalfilm, Switzerland’s market-leading theatrical content services company. Diagonalfilm has delivered content on behalf of the Swiss distribution market for ten years servicing 225 cinemas and 461 screens in the territory.
Arts Alliance Media and the San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain have renewed their software partnership for the seventh consecutive event, enabling AAM’s Producer and Screenwriter theatre solutions to manage all the festival’s content and scheduling for its 2021 edition. The festival is on now through September 25.
GDC Technology Limited has unveiled two built-in audio processing features of its SR-1000 integrated media block. Users of SR-1000 now have the option to bring immersive audio experience to their screens with an upgrade to 16-channel DTS:X immersive sound. Additionally, a new built-in 16-channel cinema audio processor is made available to replace an external cinema audio processor for the 16-channel DTS:X setup.
Cinemeccanica is once again the technical sponsor of the 78th Venice International Film Festival which takes place today through September 11.