MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2012) - SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced an agreement with Big Picture Digital Productions to distribute 3D movies via on-demand rental on 3DGO!. Available in Fall 2012 across the US, 3DGO! is the first dedicated 3D transactional VOD service that offers the largest selection of high-quality 3D content - such as Hollywood blockbusters and must-see documentaries - to consumers whose 3DTVs support SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology. As a pioneer and leader in the home video industry, Big Picture hosts an impressive slate of Independent IMAX films from MacGillivray Freeman Films, Stephen Low Productions, K2 Communications, Giant Screen Films and Sky High Entertainment. Big Picture's library inlcudes over 12 3D IMAX films which has allowed the company to maintain a significant market share in the burgeoning 3D Home Video industry.
The 3D movies that will be offered on 3DGO! include: Grand Canyon Adventure and Arabia from MacGillivray Freeman Films,, Ultimate Wave Tahiti, Legends of Flight and Rescue from K2 Communications/Stephen Low Productions; Dinosaurs Alive!, Wild Ocean and Mummies Secrets of the Pharaohs from Giant Screen Films; Ultimate G's: Zac's Flying Dream, and Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia from Sky High Entertainment.
"We are thrilled to partner with SENSIO to bring these 3D Giant Screen documentaries into the homes of the consumers," said Ryan Mullins, CEO at Big Picture Digital Productions. "We know that the quality that SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology provides will do justice to these meticulously crafted movies and will bring the best in-home 3D experience to fans. 3DGO! is the next big thing in home entertainment, and we are convinced it will prove itself to be the favoured option for 3D VOD."
"To have Big Picture's striking 3D content available on 3DGO! is a substantial addition to the service and speaks to our shared dedication to offer a wider range of first-rate movies to 3D enthusiasts who are craving more content," said Richard LaBerge, SENSIO executive vice-president and CMO. "Moreover, this deal provides SENSIO with exclusive VOD distribution rights in China, marking another important development in our strategy for this territory. This agreement therefore demonstrates our commitment to the crucial Chinese market, where the enthusiasm for 3D is undeniable. It also represents a clear indication of the progress we are making in securing this market for our overall business development plan, as well as for a future expansion phase for 3DGO!."
3DGO! uses the award-winning SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology, a unique frame-compatible technology providing high-fidelity stereoscopic images using conventional 2D channels. After installing the application on a connected 3DTV, consumers will simply need to select the 3DGO! service to immediately start enjoying 3D content. The transactional model will offer consumers instant and easy access to a wide 3D library, which SENSIO commits to continue to develop. Neither subscription nor additional equipment is required.
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About Big Picture Digital Production
Big Picture Digital Productions was founded in 1997 and is a niche publisher/developer/producer and distributor for the Giant Screen (IMAX®) film industry bringing their content to home video and other alternative distribution streams. In essence Big Picture manages and exploits content. Big Picture offers a turnkey service to Giant Screen content owners. Our client list includes the leading independent producers of GS films such as the Academy Award nominated MacGillivray Freeman Films, The Stephen Low Film Company, K2 Communications, Giant Screen Films, and Sky High Entertainment.
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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