New York, NY (November 3, 2017) – GDC Technology Limited along with their partner DTS, a subsidiary of Xperi Corporation, have partnered with the Film Expo Group to become the Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia 2017.
“Innovation equates to acting in that you have to transform often. Our industry is currently going through a stage of significant transformation. From the beginning, GDC has continually provided breakthrough solutions for the industry to capitalize on the automated digital world. With our DNA to innovate, GDC is here to support our business associates, partners and customers at a time of change with new ideas and products,” said Man-Nang Chong, founder, chairman and CEO of GDC. “Through the platform CineAsia provides, and in association with our partners, DTS and the Film Expo Group, GDC is able to showcase innovations and demonstrate our determination to continue growing with the industry both regionally and globally. GDC is honoured, along with DTS, to once again be the Official Sponsor of CineAsia.”
GDC Technology Limited is a leading digital cinema solutions provider that develops, manufactures and sells media servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, manages VPF for over 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide.
“We are proud to align with GDC to support CineAsia and to broaden cinematic innovation throughout the region. DTS changed the industry in 1993 with advanced audio technologies and a promise to deliver the best experience for moviegoers everywhere,” said Jon Kirchner, CEO of Xperi. “Twenty-four years later, we continue to innovate, and through our partnership with GDC we continue to fulfill that promise as DTS:X immersive audio technology rapidly expands throughout Asia, an important market for DTS and the film industry as a whole.”
“Having the opportunity to partner with technology giants like GDC and DTS at CineAsia 2017 is very exciting for us. We are confident this continued partnership will help the development of cinematic technologies expand throughout the region,” said Andrew Sunshine, President of The Film Expo Group.
CineAsia will take place from 11-14 December 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.
About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Hong Kong; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami. Additionally, the group publishes, Film Journal International, a trade magazine and website covering the motion picture industry with a special emphasis on theatrical exhibition.
Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.
About GDC Technology Limited
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, manages VPF for over 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com.
Since 1993, DTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ: XPER), has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. DTS technology is integrated in more than two billion devices globally, and the world’s leading video and music streaming services are increasingly choosing DTS to deliver premium sound to their listeners’ network-connected devices. For more information, please visit www.dts.com.
About Hong Kong Tourism Board
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is the supporting organization of CineAsia. The Hong Kong Tourism Board is a government-subvented body tasked with marketing and promoting Hong Kong as a travel destination and enhancing visitors’ experience once they have arrived. In fulfilling its objectives, the HKTB organizes comprehensive campaigns and a year-round programme of events, which also serve to provide a business platform for travel-related sectors. The HKTB also established Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) to strengthen the city’s position as the prime destination for meetings, incentive trips, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE) in Asia. MEHK offers extensive support services that make MICE events simple to setup and smooth to execute.