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Hong Kong—Oct 5, 2009
D-Box Establishes Compatibility with GDC Technology, A Leading Global Digital Cinema Solution Provider
D-BOX Technologies Inc. [DBO.A on the TSX (Canada) Venture Exchange], 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 offering moviegoers 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, D-BOX 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 Limited:
As one of the world's leading global solution providers for digital cinema, media delivery and display markets, GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”) has successfully delivered and installed digital cinema servers, projection and 3D systems worldwide. GDC Tech is currently the largest supplier of digital cinema servers throughout Asia and the second largest provider of digital cinema servers worldwide, serving its customers through offices in the US, Mexico, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, China and India. GDC Tech is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.
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About D-BOX Technologies:
D-BOX Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures and markets cutting-edge motion systems intended mainly for the entertainment and industrial simulation industries. This unique and patented technology, the D-BOX Motion Code, uses motion effects specifically programmed for each visual content which are sent to a motion system integrated into a platform, a seat or any other product. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized with the on-screen action, thus creating an unparalleled realistic immersive experience. As of today, many major studios offer D-BOX Motion Code on their motion pictures in commercial theatres, on DVDs and Blu-rays. By reaching agreements with various industry leaders, D-BOX’s award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard. D-BOX is a public company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DBO. D-BOX® and D-BOX Motion Code® are registered trademarks of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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