D-BOX establishes compatibility with GDC Technology, a leading global digital cinema solution provider
Hong Kong (October 5, 2009) – D-BOX Technologies Inc. [DBO.A on the TSX (Canada) VentureExchange], a leader in motion technology for the entertainment industry, is pleased to announce it has established compatibility with the Digital Cinema servers manufactured by GDC Technology (“GDC”), one of the largest digital cinema solution providers in the world.
This latest announcement provides D-BOX an opportunity to further expand its business together with GDC, whose software-based digital cinema solution has garnered nearly 400 installations in North America and 2,000 internationally. GDC joins a growing number of D-BOX compatible digital equipment manufacturers that together represent a significant market share of the North American and international movie theatre markets.
Since its introduction, digital cinema technology has continued to grow on a global scale offeringmoviegoers a crisper, clearer movie experience. With the addition of digital cinema capabilities, movie theatres are able to feature digital 3-D movies, live satellite screenings and alternative content such as plays and musicals, as well as live concerts and sporting events.
“We are thrilled to be compatible with GDC’s Digital Cinema servers and we’re looking forward to theatre] installations combining our technologies,” stated Claude Mc Master, President and CEO of D-BOX] Technologies. “D-BOX Motion Code™ is currently available in seven movie theatres throughout North America and has an aggressive rollout plan for new locations and a continuous flow of motion-enhanced movies, all for the benefit of moviegoers. Through compatibility with industry leaders, such as GDC, DBOX is in a great position to ride the current digital wave within the theatrical industry.”
“D-BOX’s ground-breaking patented technology has opened up a whole new world to movie goers in their viewing experience,“ said Dr. Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. “GDC is quick to recognize the significance of this new technology and we are glad that D-BOX has acted swiftly to establish compatibility with our servers, thus ensuring that our customers will be among the earliest to enjoy this latest technology.”
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About GDC Technology (website: www.gdc-tech.com)
GDC Technology (“GDC”) is a subsidiary of the Hong Kong publicly listed company – Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited. As one of the leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets, GDC has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers and advanced digital signage systems worldwide. GDC is currently the largest supplier of cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. GDC also holds Virtual Print Fee (“VPF”) agreements with major US studios and acts as a third-party for the major deployment of digital cinema systems in Asia.
About D-BOX (http://www.d-box.com)
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge high-technology motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX MOTION CODETM uses motion codes specifically programmed for each film, TV program or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat.The resulting motion is perfectly synchronised with all onscreen action, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, D-BOX MOTION CODE TM is available on more than 850 titles. Accordingly, many prominent Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX MOTION CODE TM on selected high definition Blu-ray TM releases. By reaching agreements with the leaders of both the motion picture and gaming industries, D-BOX’s award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard in the entertainment world.
D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol DBO.A. For further information please see www.d-box.com.
D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and D-BOX MOTION CODETM is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
GDC Media Contact:
Unit 2, 21/F., Kodak House II,
39 Healthy Street East, North Point, Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 2579 1131
D-BOX Media Contact:
Director of Marketing
D-BOX Technologies, Inc.
Tel: 450-442-3003, ext. 263