GDC and Barco succeeded in deploying more than 300 systems of Barco Series 2 DLP Cinema® projector integrated with GDC Integrated Media Block and SX-2000 servers

Hong Kong (December 6, 2010) – GDC Technology (“GDC”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, and Barco, a digital cinema pioneer, are pleased to announce today the successful deployment of over 300 units of Barco Series 2 DLP Cinema® projectors with GDC Integrated Media Block (“IMB”) and SX-2000 servers. Barco and GDC will demonstrate this next generation of digital cinema technology on the show floor (GDC booth #311) of CineAsia between 7th – 9th December, 2010 in Hong Kong.
Since 2007 GDC and Barco have installed well over 2000 digital cinema systems worldwide with more than 1000 installations in China alone. Since May 2010, customers worldwide began to adopt the next generation of digital cinema technology utilizing the GDC's IMB with Barco Series 2 DLP Cinema® projectors. The IMB and Series 2 projector system is a future-proof digital cinema technology offering the most secure and advanced technology with a 4K upgrade path.

“We truly value our long standing relationship with GDC; Barco and GDC are both committed to continue to offer innovations in the cinema market.” said Wim Buyens, Vice President of Barco Digital Cinema. “This can be seen from the success 2010 brought us, and we are confident to see more successes in the years to come.”

“We are pleased to reach a new milestone in digital cinema by offering GDC's IMB with Barco's next generation projectors. This is a testament to our commitment to the digital cinema industry by offering the most advanced, future-proof technology” said Dr. Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “We pride ourselves on this innovation which clearly demonstrates effective research collaboration between GDC and Barco.”

About GDC Technology (http://www.gdc-tech.com)
GDC Technology (“GDC”) is a subsidiary of the Hong Kong publicly listed company – Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited. As one of the leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets, GDC has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers and advanced digital signage systems worldwide. GDC is currently the largest supplier of cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Singapore, Hong Kong.
 

About Barco (http://www.barco.com)
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with about 3,400 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 638 million euro in 2009.

For more information, please contact

Nancy Xiao Nancy Xiao
Press & PR Manager APAC
Barco NV

Telephone +86 10 8012 0885
nancy.xiao@barco.com

Sophie Hautekeete Sophie Hautekeete
Press & PR EMEA-LATAM
Barco NV

Telephone +32 56 36 80 59
sophie.hautekeete@barco.com

Tyler West Tyler West
Corporate Marketing Director, North America
Barco NV

Telephone +1 678-512-6107
tyler.west@barco.com

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