EVO Entertainment Group Enters the Future of Cinema Operations with Revolutionary Technology to Streamline the Cinema Chains Workflow and Help Reduce Cost
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today a strategic relationship with EVO Entertainment Group (EVO) to advance the implementation of its digital transformation strategy related to improving the guest experience by deploying the GDC’s cinema enterprise software, including TMS Theatre Management System, CMS Central Management Enterprise Software and NOC Network Operation Center. The “Suite Package” five-year agreement will ensure fully automated workflow while reducing costs associated with booth operations and includes installing TMS-2000 at all EVO Entertainment Group’s current and future sites across their family of brands, which includes EVO Entertainment, EVO Cinemas, Times Square Grand Slam and ShowBiz Cinemas. The CMS-3000 Web-based Central Management Enterprise Software will be installed at EVO’s Data Center in Plano, Texas. The Network Operations Center software will be deployed at the end of the year.
- TMS Theatre Management System Enterprise Software is your comprehensive solution to manage movie content, digital cinema equipment, and more, across the multiplex from a central location.
- NOC Network Operations Center Enterprise Software is a comprehensive remote management solution for monitoring and maintaining digital cinema devices across an entire cinema circuit from its headquarters.
- CMS Central Management Enterprise Software is a comprehensive web-based solution to manage screenings across an entire cinema circuit from its headquarters.
“Our enterprise software was developed from our over 20-year knowledge of digital cinema and constant working with our industry partners, such as EVO Entertainment,” said Annie Wang, president of GDC Technology USA LLC. “The deployment of our entire suite will provide them with technology ahead of its time, solving operational issues with automation designed for today’s and tomorrow’s digital cinema world.”
The Austin-based EVO Entertainment Group was founded in 2014 by CEO Mitch Roberts with the vision of reinventing and enhancing the moviegoing experience and has since evolved into creating differentiated entertainment destinations and experiences that encompass movie theatres, bowling, high-tech arcades, dining, and unique attractions. The company is driving the evolution of entertainment as the nation’s leading and largest operator of cinema entertainment centers and continues to look for ways to enhance the guest experience.
“EVO is committed to providing our guests with an elevated entertainment experience,” said Darren Little, Director of Presentation at EVO Entertainment Group. “We rely on our vendor partners, such as GDC to provide innovative technologies to deliver differentiated entertainment experiences in the communities we serve. GDC’s enterprise software was selected for its user-friendly user interface and US-based support team’s reputation for providing outstanding technical and customer services, along with the ease of operation and labor-savings.”
About EVO Entertainment Group
Austin-based EVO Entertainment Group is driving the evolution of entertainment as the nation’s leading and largest operator of cinema entertainment centers, with a portfolio of brands that includes EVO Entertainment, EVO Cinemas, EVO Live, Elevate Rewards, Times Square Grand Slam and ShowBiz Cinemas. The organization creates experiential entertainment destinations that offer a broad slate of activities including movies, bowling, games, and attractions like climbing walls, virtual reality, ropes courses, and bumper cars, while serving elevated cuisine from their scratch-kitchens and bars. The company employs 1,200-plus cast members and entertains 8 million-plus guests annually across 172 cinema screens, 151 bowling lanes, and more than 50,000 square feet of gaming and attractions space. With a relentless focus on an elevated guest experience, EVO has a way to play for all ages.
About GDC Technology Limited
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider with its manufacturing facility certified with ISO 9001:2015 by SGS. GDC develops, manufactures, and sells media servers for both projector and LED cinema display, content storage system, cinema enterprise software including theatre management system and advanced cinema automation system for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of DTS 7.1 and DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including LED cinema, 3D product, audio processors, speakers, projector lamp, post-production service, and Electronic Delivery System (EDS).