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DG2L Technologies to touch 3000 digital screens in 18 months

MUMBAI: US-based media solutions company DG2L Technologies has achieved supplying a total of 1500 digital cinema systems to UFO Moviez across India and Europe. The company plans to double this figure over the next 18 months.

UFO Moviez has tied up exclusively with DG2L Technologies for the digital cinema equipment supply and hardware support.


DG2L Technologies director and CEO Ankur Sheth said, "We see a huge potential in the digital cinema systems business and have set a target to touch 3000 theatres in the next 18 months."


Digital cinema encompasses the production, delivery and projection of full-length motion pictures, trailers, advertisements and other audio / visual content to theatres using digital technology.


UFO Moviez CEO and executive director Sanjay Gaikwad said, "The technology that DG2L Technologies possesses and provides is par excellence. In consideration and recognition of their expertise, we couldn‘t have chosen a better partner for our sophisticated and hi-tech movie delivery platform. Thanks to the technology they provide, we rest assured of smoothly and effortlessly delivering superb quality of movie viewing to our audiences across the world."


Digital movies are encrypted and compressed computer files that can be stored on a secure disk or cartridge, or sent through broadband cable or via satellite. Those large files are downloaded on a secure digital storage server, a robust computer system connected to a digital projector located in the projection booth of the movie theatre.


DG2L holds a 49 per cent stake in UFO Moviez, a digital cinema platform offering end-to-end digital cinema solutions and delivering films via satellite directly to theatres using a pay per show business model.

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