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Auckland-based tech firm completes "record-breaking" roll-out for Chinese cinema chain

Auckland-based tech firm completes "record-breaking" roll-out for Chinese cinema chain

“To embark on a project of this scale within such a short time frame was something that as far as we know, has not been achieved before in our industry."

Vista Entertainment Solutions, a company of Vista Group International, has completed "one of the most challenging" software implementation projects the company has ever undertaken.

Over a period six weeks from the September signing of Chinese cinema chain Dadi Digital Cinema, the Auckland-based tech firm has concluded the operational roll out of 230 cinema sites spread across urban and rural China.

A plan of deployment involving Vista teams from Auckland HQ and Shanghai, working in conjunction with Dadi IT staff, enabled a fast-track project that the company is branding a "remarkable milestone" in Vista’s story.

“To embark on a project of this scale within such a short time frame was something that as far as we know, has not been achieved before in our industry," says Murray Holdaway, CEO, Vista.

"I’m delighted that our teams – Vista people assisted by Dadi people – have executed so brilliantly."

"They have re-set the global benchmark for the speed at which installation projects such as this can be carried out and we are proud of them."

At its peak, Vista deployed 20 project team members, centrally supported from the Beijing headquarters of Dadi, with individuals at each Dadi cinema site supporting local cinema staff with ‘go live’ deployment with round-the-clock support provided from Vista’s Auckland headquarters.

Software installation sites ranged from first-tier cities such as Shanghai and Guangzhou in the south, to less known locations such as Tong Jiang in the north and Pu’er in western Yunnan province, which recently experienced a 6.6 earthquake. A total 2,376 hours of travel time was involved using air, road, rail, and water transport.

“The project ran like clockwork," adds Dona Yu, EVP, Dadi Cinema.

“We couldn’t be happier; when faced with what appeared to be an impossible deadline the Vista and Dadi teams planned and executed with military precision and in the most professional manner – it was a pleasure to watch.”

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