Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé Installs GDC Servers

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Sun, 02/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé will use GDC digital cinema servers for its digital conversion program. System integrator ADDE and manufacture/installer Cinemeccanica France are responsible for the installation and maintenance services throughout the project. The deployment was started in January and involved the deployment of at least 300 units of SX-2000A servers with Integrated Media Block across France The Netherlands and Switzerland. GDC servers in this project will be integrated with ADDE’s Theatre Management System. Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé is the leading exhibitor in France and one of the most prominent exhibitors in Europe. Currently it operates 74 cinemas and 757 screens in France 21 cinemas and 156 screens in The Netherlands and 10 cinemas and 70 screens in Switzerland. “GDC servers are very intuitive to use and have been designed for easy installation in the field ” says Didier Rosset president of ADDE. “GDC engineers are very knowledgeable and always reachable for assistance. We have great confidence working with them for Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé’s rollout program.” “This contract is of special significance to us in that it is GDC’s first major order in Europe. More importantly GDC is honored to work with a prominent and respected exhibitor in Europe - Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé that demands quality products and services ” says Dr. Man-Nang Chong founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “Since our first installation of digital cinema server a decade ago GDC has grown to become one of the leading server manufacturers with more than 70 percent market share in Asia and number two in worldwide market share of digital cinema servers. GDC is committed to providing the best server technology and services to our European exhibitors.” GDC Technology www.gdc-tech.com