SENSIO Signs Licensing Agreement With Paramount Pictures to Bring 3D Movies to
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/13 -- SENSIO Technologies
Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced a 3D VOD licensing
agreement with Paramount Pictures to make select 3D movies available
for on-demand rental on SENSIO's 3DGO! service. Available across the
US starting April 2013 on selected devices, 3DGO! is a dedicated 3D
transactional VOD service that offers the largest selection of
high-quality 3D content - such as Hollywood blockbusters, must-see
documentaries and alternative content - to consumers whose 3DTVs
support the SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D technology. For a current list of
compatible devices, please visit www.3DGO.com.
The agreement with Paramount Pictures covers some of the
highest-grossing 3D movies released in the last few years, which will
roll out in the US according to specific availability windows. Titles
coming soon to 3DGO! for 3D on-demand rental include Transformers:
Dark of the Moon, DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 2, Justin
Bieber: Never Say Never,
Top Gun and Hugo.
"Paramount's diverse lineup of hit films including some of DreamWorks
Animation's top family movies, demonstrates SENSIO's commitment to
delivering the best premium 3D content to our customers," said
Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. "We are very excited
to have these titles appear on 3DGO! and to give our customers access
to the best library of 3D content available on VOD."
3DGO! is the world's first dedicated 3D VOD service offering a wide
variety of content, including Hollywood studio titles, to 3DTV owners
in the US. The application offers consumers quick and easy access to
a wide 3D library, which SENSIO commits to continue developing.
Neither a subscription nor additional equipment is required making it
a simple, inexpensive and ideal way to watch 3D in the home. 3DGO!
uses the award-winning SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D technology, a unique
frame-compatible technology providing high-fidelity stereoscopic
images using conventional 2D channels.
For further information on SENSIO and its technologies www.sensio.tv
About SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO):
SENSIO Technologies Inc. (www.sensio.tv) has been leading the floor
in bringing 3D video to the
consumer since 1999. Its vision,
expertise and state-of-the-art solutions, based on diversified
stereoscopic image-processing technologies, have been trusted by some
of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industries to
power numerous industry firsts, initiate new business models and
generate immediate revenue with a distinctive 3D offering.
SENSIO enables its clients to deliver the best possible 3D experience
for the end-user through a broad portfolio of products, including its
flagship, award-winning technology, SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D. Through
SENSIO solutions, consumers can access - with effortless interaction
and complete peace of mind - 3D content of superior quality to common
frame-compatible formats distributed over existing infrastructure
(cable, satellite or over IP) and displayed using any existing
digital equipment (cinema, home cinema, TV, game consoles or PC).
SENSIO is listed on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange.
SENSIO(R) is a registered trademark of SENSIO Technologies Inc.
This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect
the company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual
events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this
About Paramount Home Media Distribution:
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount
Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of
filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a
leading content company with prominent and respected film, television
and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC's
home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities
worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and
distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount
Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics,
Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for
providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain
DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally
manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across
worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including
online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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