Renowned Chinese Cinema Investment Management Company Lumiere Pavilions Chooses SR-1000 for 100 Theatres across China
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today it has entered into a significant partnership agreement with Lumière Pavilions. In the future, Lumière Pavilions will fulfil the agreement by installing 100 units of GDC SR-1000 media servers for existing and new projects in China. This collaboration between GDC and Lumière Pavilions demonstrates their strong confidence in the steady recovery and long-term growth of the Chinese film market, as well as Lumière Pavilions’ recognition of the GDC brand and professional quality of its products and services. To date, GDC media servers has the largest market share in the whole of Asia Pacific including top market share in China, Japan and Korea. GDC media server is also leading the replacement market in North America.
GDC SR-1000 media server has offered a variety of cost-effective options with its flexible architecture, including 4K resolution, built-in hard drive-free CineCache 2TB, and built-in DTS 7.1 cinema audio processor. Additionally, there are upgrade options to support DTS:X for IAB. SR-1000 is tested by SGS, the world’s leading testing company to substantiate near-zero maintenance and low total cost of ownership, benefits favored by Lumière Pavilions and its cinema investors.
Lumière Pavilions is an international cinema investment and management company. Since its establishment in 2008, it has always focused on the construction of high-quality cinemas with a global perspective, innovative ideas, and an outstanding team. With rich experience in international investment and management, profound understanding of the Chinese film market, and an efficient management team, Lumière Pavilions is committed to providing unique services to movie-goers, promoting technological adoption, leading industry development and has gained a brand reputation that is highly recognized by the industry and externally. Currently, cinemas are located in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, provincial capitals, and economically active regions of the Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta, with 40 theatres, 339 screens, and 51,527 seats in more than 20 cities nationwide. The cooperation between GDC and Lumière Pavilions is a powerful alliance, combining Lumière Pavilions’ high-end and efficient business philosophy, GDC’s innovative technology, and perfect after-sales service to bring an extraordinary viewing experience to movie-goers.
“I am delighted that Lumière Pavilions can have this in-depth collaboration with GDC,” said Ms. Shao Zheng, President of Lumière Pavilions. “As a leader in high-end cinemas, Lumière Pavilions has always been at the forefront of cinema technology innovation, providing quality services to movie-goers. I believe that this strong partnership with GDC will further enhance the projection quality and promote new technology developments in the cinema industry.”
“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Lumière Pavilions, a renowned cinema investment management company in China. This collaboration demonstrates our commitment to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to our customers in the cinema industry. The adoption of our SR-1000 media server by Lumière Pavilions is a testament to our brand’s reputation and quality,” Phil Wu, general manager of GDC Technology (Shenzhen) Limited.
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 cinema projector, media server 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).
About Lumière Pavilions
Lumière Pavilions is a cinema investment company specializing in the construction and operation of high-end cinemas in China. Since its establishment in 2008, the company has positioned itself as the trendsetter in the industry by way of its global vision, innovative designs, and early adoption of advanced technology. The company currently operates over 30 fully-owned multiplex cinemas with 230+ screens in over 20 major cities across China. Its introduction of the best practices in design, construction, technology, content, and service in compliance with international standards has not only garnered acclamations from the general audience but also elevated the company to emerge as a leading global brand amongst the competition. Lumière Pavilion’s unique methodology in the field of movie theatre development, operation, and distribution has been proven and applauded by the industry. Their commitment to providing exceptional service has earned them a loyal following among movie-goers in China. In recognition of its outstanding contribution to the cinema industry, CineAsia 2022 has honored China Lumiere Pavilion’s circuit.