Unique X, the global leader in digital cinema software solutions, is excited to announce that Vue Entertainment (Vue), has chosen to install the Movie Transit DCP content delivery solution in all of its 91 cinemas, a total of 870 screens, throughout the UK and Ireland.
The now complete deployment of Movie Transit will further streamline Vue’s cinema operations, integrating fully with both Unique X’s Smart Trailering and Basekey KDM management solutions which have already been successfully established across Vue’s network.
Unique X’s agreement with Vue brings the total number of screens connected to the Movie Transit network in the UK and Ireland to over 4,600.
The Movie Transit network is part of the world’s largest broadband DCP delivery network, spanning more than 2,500 connected cinemas. In the first 6 months of 2018, Movie Transit delivered a staggering 16.7PB of data to its worldwide networks.
“Vue is dedicated to offering a premium out-of-home entertainment experience and this demands, amongst many other things, innovative and robust technical solutions,” commented Roland Jones, Executive Director, Technical Services, Vue International. “We have been impressed by the performance and capability of Smart Trailering and Basekey, the addition of Unique X’s Movie Transit content delivery solution is the next step in our drive to optimise cinema operations.” “We have been working with Vue for 5 years and have huge respect for both the Vue brand and the technical team. We’re delighted that Movie Transit is now being deployed and look forward to potential further innovations including Rosetta Live,” said Phil Morris, Chief Commercial Officer at Unique X.
About Unique X
Unique X is a new brand for the future of digital cinema, providing intelligent autonomous solutions and content services. Unique X operates in 70 countries globally. To date, more than 75 million GB of data have been transferred, and over 62 million advertising playlists have been delivered. Solutions include RosettaBridge TMS, RosettaNet Estate Management System, Movie Transit (DCP Content Delivery Network), Basekey (KDM management), RosettaPOS (Point of Sale), RosettaLive (Event Streaming) and our pre-show products of Advertising Accord, Ad Transit and Smart Trailering.
About Vue Entertainment (UK & Ireland)
Vue Entertainment (Vue) is a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector in the UK. Committed to continued growth and development of its premium entertainment ‘big screen’ experience, Vue delivers the best choice of content, combined with the best technology in the best environment.
Vue has 91 state of the art cinemas throughout the UK and Ireland, with 870 screens. This includes 271 3D screens, 11 Extreme Screens, 7 Gold Class screens, 6 Scene Screens and Bars and 3 IMAX screens where Vue project every film in Sony Digital Cinema 4K for ultra high definition pictures with four times more detail. With over 150,000 seats, 98% of which are stadium seating, Vue’s innovative development programme has led the way in the UK. Vue Westfield London (February 2010) and Vue Westfield Stratford City (September 2011) remain the first and third highest grossing cinemas in the country.