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LAS VEGAS, NV—Mar 13, 2006

Introducing XPAND

Turn Your Multiplex into a Digital Powerhouse!
XPAND, a flexible digital cinema solution that combines a wide variety of 2D & 3D entertainment content with theme park features, makes its U.S. debut today at ShoWest. The entertainment company’s flagship product, XPAND, offers a powerful integration of dramatic digital imagery and multi-channel sound with the excitement of a theme park or location-based entertainment experience.

XPAND’s digital 3D projectors, available in 1.5k resolution, 2k resolution, and DCI compliant versions, can accommodate screens up to 18-meters (59 feet) wide, and for giant-screen theaters (including Domes), digital projector systems are available in resolutions up to 8k. To the already 3D immersive experience, XPAND adds participatory features with enhanced moving seats that offer multiple effects options, such as air blasts, ticklers, and lightning. All of these special effects can be custom-synchronized to the action of each movie title. These SFX seats not only provide a dual-motion ride but a wired interactive system, which can be employed to create truly interactive experiences and to play interactive games. An industry advanced lighting system and effects including rain, wind and fog can also be programmed individually for each entertainment title.

XPAND’s extraordinary melding of advanced entertainment technologies is the result of a brand new joint venture between Kolosej Entertainment Group, a fast growing European entertainment company and part of the financial-based KD Group and Edwards Technologies, Inc., a Southern California designer and provider of digital 3D theatre systems for theme parks, museums and entertainment venues worldwide.

“XPAND transforms the cinema complex into a dynamic and very attractive entertainment environment,” says Sergej Racman, President of XPAND. “Just imagine watching the movie “Shrek” and being able to ride with him on his horse with the SFX Seats, feel the wind and rain during a storm or even smell the flowers along the ride. There’s no home theatre or even digital cinema -- no matter how advanced -- that can create an experience that even comes close to this.”

The flexibility of the XPAND digital cinema solution is unparalleled in the industry. The system can be easily configured to provide diverse entertainment opportunities to four distinct markets:
• Blockbusters. Turn your cinema into an immersive digital experience with the XPAND system. Digital versions of feature-length blockbusters are ideal for movie lovers who prefer the pristine images and 3D immersive sound. Audiences enjoy the added thrill of XPAND’s special effects, which can be custom-programmed to suit any movie.
• Digital Giant Screen Content. You’ll have access to 45 films from the giant screen “IMAX” library. Both 2D and 3D films including “Bugs,” “Mysteries of Egypt,” “Sharks 3D,” “Wild Safari 3D” and “Haunted Castle” are among those available, a sure sell for family entertainment. XPAND is a distributor of content by Attraction Media, nWave Entertainment and K2 Communications.
• Edutainment presentations, targeting schools, groups and families. Groups, companies and institutions can take advantage of the different capabilities – including personalized interactivity, special effects and digital projection.
• Multi-sensory experiences turn the multiplex into a destination for afternoon and late night crowds. Multi-channel digital audio, 2D and 3D digital projection, interactive games, customized lighting effects and a variety of sensory effects can be programmed to create compelling creative experiences.

XPAND plans to partner with a minimum of ten international exhibitors who will enjoy substantial financial support from XPAND with regard to technology, installation, ongoing operations and marketing.

XPAND comes in three turnkey solutions:
• The full solution includes a 3D digital system (HD 1.5k, 2k, or DCI-compliant projection, sound system, screen, server, control console), SFX moving seats and in-theater effects.
• The enhanced solution includes the 3D digital system with in-theater effects.
• The basic solution includes the exceptional 3D digital cinema system.

About XPAND: XPAND 3D is the global leader in 3D technologies for cinema, with systems used by almost 10,000 3D cinemas in more than 50 countries. XPAND 3D is also the 3D solution of choice for home, business, post-production, education, military, medical, and professional 3D applications. XPAND 3D designs, manufactures, and OEMs, a range of consumer electronics 3D solutions that are driving the 3D revolution. XPAND is committed to advancing the state-of-the art in technology to provide consumers, businesses, educators and medical professionals with the comprehensive advantages of stereoscopic 3D. XPAND provides glasses on a linear scale from the most advanced and feature-packed, for sophisticated surgical, training, and home theater, to more ruggedized and affordable for cinema and mass-market use. X6D Limited is a global company whose products and services are marketed under the XPAND brand name. XPAND Directory page

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Apr 10, 2014 XPAND 3D Appoints Jorge Dantas as Country Manager – Brazil & Senior Vice President – Americas
Sep 18, 2013 XPAND 3D Continues To Be 3D Supplier Of Choice For Prestigious Film Festivals At San Sebastian Film Festival
Sep 11, 2013 XPAND 3D Official Sponsor and Supplier For Kino Expo 2013
Aug 29, 2013 XPAND 3D To Receive Award For Innovation Of Amblyz™ Glasses at International 3D Society Awards
Aug 24, 2013 XPAND 3D Continues To Be Exclusive 3D Supplier With Venice Film Festival
Jun 27, 2013 XPAND Adds 40 New Passive 3D Systems in The Netherlands
Jun 18, 2013 XPAND 3D – World’s Global Leader In 3D Displays New Product for Its Passive 3D Systems at CineEurope 2013
May 4, 2013 XPAND 3D Continues Partnership With Cannes Film Festival
Apr 10, 2013 XPAND 3D – World’s Global Leader In 3D Debuts New Product for Its Passive 3D Systems at CinemaCon 2013
Dec 12, 2012 XPAND 3D Establishes Direct Presence in India
Oct 15, 2012 Prestige and Performance on Display at the Congrès de la Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français With XPAND 3D Infinity System
Oct 2, 2012 XPAND 3D Brings Artistic Visions to Life at San Sebastián Film Festival
Sep 7, 2012 XPAND 3D and Christie® Digital Usher In a New Era of 3D Cinema With Laser Projection Screening of Hugo at IBC 2012
Aug 29, 2012 The 69th Venice International Film Festival Once Again Turns to XPAND 3D for 3D Screenings at Sala Grande, Sala Darsena and Sala Perla
Aug 27, 2012 XPAND 3D To Provide 3D Systems for Kino Expo 2012
Jul 30, 2012 XPAND 3D Poises For Huge Push in Home Theater 3D Market With Establishment of New Home Theater Division
Jul 27, 2012 Substance Meets Style With XPAND 3D at Sarajevo Film Festival
Jun 18, 2012 XPAND 3D Announces High Frame Rate Capability at CineEurope 2012
May 15, 2012 XPAND 3D Continues Partnership With Cannes Film Festival
Apr 25, 2012 XPAND Infinity 3D Glasses Used By NEC Display Solutions at CinemaCon 2012
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