London, the United Kingdom, 17 January 2022 - GDC Technology, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, are proud to announce that the Espedeo Supra-5000 RGB Plus laser phosphor cinema projector (Supra-5000) has been awarded “Best New Auditorium Technology of the Year 2021” in the Annual CTC (Cinema Technology Community) Awards. The annual awards, announced on December 21, were selected by a team of industry experts within CTC and were delivered in a ‘virtual’ event. The “Best New Auditorium Technology of the Year” celebrates achievement in cinema technology that has helped to deliver the best possible moviegoing experience for audiences around the world and has helped to drive audiences back to cinemas through technological innovation.
GDC debuted the Supra-5000 in 2020 and it has fast become a cinema projector of choice for mini-theatres, special screening venues and high-end home installations around the world. In addition to the CTC Award, the multi-award-winning Supra-5000 has also received the prestigious Red Dot 2020 award for its design, the “Best of Show” award for its technical features from Projection Expo 2021, Residential Systems and TWICE at CEDIA Expo 2021.
The Supra-5000 provides a true RGB Plus 5,000-lumen, 2K-resolution laser projector solution that distinguishes itself in the commercial cinema and high-end home theater by featuring the capability to not only decrypt a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) file to playback first-run motion pictures but also stream movies.
Key features and benefits of Espedeo Supra-5000
Industry’s smallest, lightest and quietest laser cinema projector: Along with achieving full DCI-P3 color gamut, the Supra-5000 is lightweight (less than 45kg), built on a compact chassis, designed for in-auditorium operation which is less than 35 dB (A), and ultra-low power consumption.
Fully integrated “All-in-One Board” media server technology for near-zero maintenance: Designed with GDC’s proprietary technology that integrates a DCI-compliant media server, a cinema audio processor, and a DMD (DLP@chip) formatter board on one circuit board that provides diskless CineCache™ (built-in cache memory)
User-friendly: Plug-and-play functionality with intuitive web-based control UI connected to the built-in Wi-Fi that can be connected to a computer, laptop or tablet.
Capability to reproduce an incredibly deep, rich listening experience: Optional built-in professional cinema audio processor for 5.1 / 7.1 / 15.1 and a 16-channel DTS:X™ decoder that designed to support SMPTE’s immersive audio bitstream (IAB) standard.
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:XTM 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, LED cinema and 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens.
About Espedeo Holdings Limited
Founded in 2006, Espedeo Holdings Limited (‘Espedeo’), a GDC Technology company, is a global digital cinema display equipment and solutions provider offering premium commercial and home cinema display solutions, cinema 3D systems equipment and after-sales support service.
About Cinema Technology Community
With over 700 members in more than 75 countries, Cinema Technology Community (‘CTC’), the global cinema technology network, is the world’s largest independent, not-for-profit membership organization that aims to assist the cinema industry in recognizing the importance that cinema technology and indeed the way in which it’s utilized can have a profoundly positive effect on the movie-going experience.
Espedeo and Espedeo Supra are trademarks of GDC Technology Limited. All other trademarks remain the property of their respective owners.
GDC: Tony Adamson
Phone: +1 (214) 686-0491
SOURCE: GDC Technology