MORRISTOWN, NJ, Feb 01, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) and Vista Entertainment Solutions, Inc. announced today an agreement for Vista and its network of business partners to exclusively distribute and support Cinedigm's Theatre Command Center(TM) software in certain major international territories.
Cinedigm is the global leader in digital cinema. The company's Theatre Command Center software is the most widely used theatre management system in the world for operating digitally-enabled movie theatres. The system has been operating on thousands of screens since 2005 and has supported more than 15 million showings.
Digital cinema and Cinedigm's Theatre Command Center(TM) greatly simplify the process of managing theatrical entertainment, saving exhibitors significant time and money and enabling a wider variety of content for the consumer.
Cinedigm's latest Windows-based operating system is designed to fully automate digital cinema-equipped theatre operations and enable more efficient circuit-wide management of content, schedules, systems, data and resources.
New Zealand-based Vista Entertainment Solutions is a leader in worldwide cinema Point-of-Sale and circuit management software, with offices and business partners in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
"We have worked closely with Vista and its worldwide business partners for several years. Like Cinedigm, they are innovators in cinema technology and services and we are very excited to be working together in providing solutions that will define the future of cinema," said Jim Miller, president of Cinedigm's Software division.
Murray Holdaway, CEO of Vista, said, "Digital Cinema is gaining traction around the world and Cinedigm's Theatre Command Center is an important technological advancement in the management of Digital Cinema Projection. Vista is pleased to be working with Cinedigm to offer customers not only world leading Cinema Management Systems but also the latest in Digital Cinema Management Technology."
Cinedigm is the leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company is a technology and services integrator that works with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country. Cinedigm's digital cinema deployment organization, software, unique combined satellite and hard drive digital movie delivery network; pre-show in-theater advertising services; and distribution platform for alternative content such as CineLive(R) 3-D and 2-D sports and concerts, thematic programming and independent movies provide a complete suite of services required to enable the digital theater conversion. www.cinedigm.com
Vista is a world leader in cinema management software, with installations in over 47 countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Mexico, India and Australia. The Vista software is used by a range of exhibitors from single screen independent cinemas to circuits with more than 100 sites and 600 screens. Vista is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, French and Portuguese, with other languages supplied on request.
Vista is a highly flexible product having been developed with the needs of the worldwide exhibition community in mind. Vista's extensive product line covers Box Office, Concessions, Back Office, Online Ticket Sales and full Home Office function. The advanced functionality, proven reliability, as well as clean look and feel, have made Vista a leader in the cinema ticketing and concessions software market.
More information on Vista is available at www.us-vista.com
Contact: Suzanne Moore Cinedigm 972-290-0056 Email Contact Joselyn Tan Vista Entertainment +64 9 984 4570 Email Contact
SOURCE: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.
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