International 3D Society Announces 2013 Technology Award Winners

  International 3D Society Announces 2013 Technology Award Winners

2013 International CES

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- January 7, 2013

Prior to its presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the
International 3D Society today announced the companies which will be honored
for achievement in 3D technology.

“The Awards Committee focuses on technologies that represent genuine advances
in 3D and that have a demonstrated impact on the 3D professional or consumer,”
said Jim Mainard, Chairman of the Society's 3D Technology Awards Committee and
Head of Digital Strategy at DreamWorks Animation.

“As our industry gathers at the Consumer Electronics Show to see the future of
technology, the Society recognizes the people and organizations who are
inventing 3D’s future,” said Jim Chabin, President of the Society. “3D movies
again scored 5 of the top 10 highest grossing hits of this past year,
including: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘The Avengers,’ ‘The Amazing Spiderman,’ ‘Brave,’ and
‘Madagascar.’ 3D Blu-rays are being seen by millions of consumers on their new
3D flat screens. The companies receiving our Lumiere™ statuettes have helped
to create much of this magic for fans in theatres and at home.”

Receiving honors at this year's awards luncheon in Hollywood will be:

                             Samsung Electronics

                               3ality Technica

                                   TDVision

                                  InfiniteZ

                               21^st Century 3D

Entries were reviewed for innovation and impact by the Society's 3D Technology
Awards Committee for their achievement during 2012.

The Society will present the 3D seminar for the Consumer Electronics Show
Tuesday, January 8^th, in Las Vegas. More than 32 companies will participate.

About the International 3D Society:

The mission of the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium is to better
serve the growing global theatrical, television, video game, and mobile 3D
marketplace and professional community. With members in 20 countries and
chapters in China, Japan, Korea, Europe, the UK and North America, the
organization serves to spearhead the growth and expansion of the 3D industry
across the entire ecosystem – from content conception and development, to
consumer education and adoption.

The organization includes a group of members with more than 60 companies and
500 professionals. Companies include: The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures,
DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Pixar, ESPN, BSkyB,
Panasonic, XpanD 3D, Dolby Laboratories, 3ality Technica, Masterimage 3D,
RealD, IMAX, StereoD, National Geographic Cinema Ventures, CCTV China, Korea
Telecomm, Intel, THX, Microsoft, Technicolor, Samsung, Sony Electronics,
MobiTV, BluFocus, Eutelsat, Turner Broadcasting, Vizio and others.

MasterImage 3D technology will be used at the 3D Technology Awards event. For
more information please visit: www.International3DSociety.com.

Contact:

International 3D Society
Nick Urbom, +01-310-880-2415
Nick@International3DSociety.com
 
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