Odeon UCI Selects Unique Digital’s Rosetta Bridge and Cinema Accord

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

The Odeon and UCI Cinemas Group has selected Unique Digital’s Rosetta Bridge and Cinema Accord as an integral part of its bespoke digital exhibition infrastructure. Odeon has 202 cinemas and 1 802 screens across Europe and has begun a full digital rollout in the UK.   Rosetta Bridge provides Odeon’s management and staff with a suite of tools to manage film and advertising content within each site complex through an intuitive and easy to use interface. Key features include a scalable library server agnostic player and projector interface automation control and content distribution with all elements being managed using a simple drag and drop GUI. In addition Unique Digital will supply Cinema Accord their VPF content and key management back office system. Cinema Accord is designed to enable exhibitors to centrally administrate their estate of digital screens. The system communicates with other essential third party systems such as box-office and financial systems to allow advanced forecasting and reporting. With a secure web based interface Odeon will manage each cinema TMS integrate with the theatre booking systems and have secure management of KDM delivery and VPF reporting. “Odeon made a full evaluation of the complete range of hardware and software solutions available and in the end we were impressed by the level of experience and technical ability offered by Unique Digital ” says Roger Harris COO for Odeon UCI. “The Rosetta and Accord systems will play an integral role in the operational viability of our digital infrastructure.” Rod Wheeler sales and marketing director of Unique Digital says “Following extensive evaluation and in-field acceptance by Odeon this announcement is validation of the dedicated set of software and hardware solutions developed by Unique Digital to optimize the digital experience for cinema operators. We are proud to support Odeon in ensuring the success of their full conversion to digital cinema” “Odeon UCI is the leading exhibitor in Europe and we are delighted to have been selected to work with them in this significant project in the UK.  We are pleased to have demonstrated not only the level of our technical solutions which have been developed over many years but also our experience in managing and supporting large scale network roll outs ” says Chris Hagan managing director of Unique Digital. “Coupled with our recent success in winning 90 percent of the Norwegian digital cinema market this announcement underlines Unique Digital’s position as market leader.”