MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 24, 2012) - SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced an agreement with National Geographic Cinema Ventures over 3D content that will be accessible for on-demand rental on 3DGO!. Available in Fall 2012 across the US, 3DGO! is the first dedicated 3D transactional VOD service that will offer the largest selection of high-quality 3D content - such as Hollywood blockbusters, must-see documentaries, and exclusive live events - to consumers whose 3DTVs support SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology.
National Geographic has been inspiring people since 1888 and is one of the largest scientific and educational institutions in the world, as well as a pioneer and an important player in movie and TV industry that reaches more than 435 million households in 37 languages in 173 countries.
"We are pleased by this association with a pioneer in the 3D industry, and to have the opportunity to make our 3D content available to consumers through this unique high-quality 3D platform", said Lisa Truitt, President at National Geographic Cinema Ventures. "This is an exciting time for 3D and consumers are craving for more content to watch at home. We believe 3DGO! will be greatly attractive for consumers looking for high-quality 3D content, and we are thrilled to be taking part of it."
"This association is a sign of mutual trust and respect, reflecting National Geographic and SENSIO's dedication to provide high-quality material both technically and creatively," said Richard LaBerge, SENSIO executive vice-president and CMO. "We expect this multi-year agreement with this important organization to be prolific and successful, and we are really excited to move another step toward our goal to answer consumers' need for diversified 3D content. With another prestigious leader of the movie and TV industry putting its trust in our service, we are well on our way to becoming the preferred destination for 3D VOD content."
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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National Geographic Cinema Ventures
National Geographic Cinema Ventures is responsible for production and distribution of giant-screen, 3D and specialty films. Over the last decade, NGCV has produced or released a number of successful films, including Academy Award-nominated documentaries "Restrepo" and "The Story of the Weeping Camel"; giant-screen award-winning films "Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure," "U2 3D,""Mysteries of Egypt" and "Forces of Nature"; and feature-length films "The Last Lions" and "Life in a Day." Lisa Truitt is president of NGCV, and Mark Katz is president of NGCV distribution. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com/movies
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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