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SENSIO Technologies and The Walt Disney Studios Announce VOD Distribution Agreement to Provide Consumers with High-Quality 3D VOD to the Home
VOD licensing agreement is major milestone for SENSIO's 3DGO!(TM) VOD rental service
Monday, March 04, 2013
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 4, 2013) - SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced a 3D VOD content license agreement with The Walt Disney Studios to make 3D movies available for on-demand rental on SENSIO's 3DGO! service, beginning in March on selected devices across the US. 3DGO! is a dedicated 3D transactional VOD service that offers the largest selection of high-quality 3D content to consumers whose 3DTVs support the SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology, such as Hollywood blockbusters, must-see documentaries and special interest content. For a current list of compatible devices, please visit www.3DGO.com.
At launch, more than 20 initial Disney titles in a variety of genres ranging from animated classics to adventure movies, will be made available in the US according to specific availability windows. Sample titles available to 3DGO! for 3D on-demand rental include Disney-Pixar's Academy Award®-winning Best Animated film "Brave" and Disney's "Frankenweenie."
"We are very excited with today's announcement with The Walt Disney Studios which heralds a new era for 3D movie watching at home," said Nicholas Routhier, SENSIO president and CEO. "The Disney 3D library is without contest one of the best out there and we are thrilled to add an incredible selection of titles from a true legendary studio and 3D pioneer. From day one, we've set out to bring the best of 3D entertainment to our clients and today's announcement is the concrete proof of the seriousness of our commitment. We are more determined than ever to realize our promise to address the lack of 3D content to the home and to support our SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D customers with the best library of 3D content in the market. We are really looking forward to the next few months, as more content providers will join us in this effort to give consumers instant and easy access to the largest variety of high-quality 3D content."
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 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® Hi-Fi 3D technology, a unique frame-compatible technology providing high-fidelity stereoscopic images using conventional 2D channels.
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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® 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.
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