08.07.08

Cineplexx Selects Christie

AUTHOR: Inavate

Christie has announced that the company’s CP2000 series of 2K DLP Cinema Digital Cinema Projectors has been chosen by Cineplexx GmbH, the largest cinema chain in Austria, for the deployment of digital cinema systems in all of the circuit’s 193 screens.

The agreement between Cineplexx and XDC, represents a total value of 24 million Euros and is co-financed by the Virtual Print Fee (VPF) model, which will see deployment commence in the last quarter of 2008, with 50% of all the circuits screens scheduled for conversion in the first year of the agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement XDC will exclusively install projection systems from Christie CP Series of 2K DLP Cinema projectors and XDC’s Cinestore Solo G3 D-Cinema servers. Together they offer a fully integrated and networked solution at each Cineplexx complex with access to the advanced library and theatre management system – XDC’s CineStore Plaza.

Fabrice Testa, XDC’s Vice President Sales & Business Development said:” We are delighted to work with Christie for this first XDC’s VPF deal. We are confident about the quality and the reliability of Christie products, as well as about the level of after-sales service that they provide.”