D-BOX Technologies Inc.

D-BOX Technologies Inc.

March 02, 2009 09:45 ET

D-BOX is opening office at Deluxe's Burbank California facility to create D-BOX Motion Code™ for theatrical movie releases

    Closer proximity to studios will address content security concerns

    LONGUEUIL, QC, March 2  - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:
DBO.A), a leader in motion technology for the entertainment industry,
announced today the opening of an office within the Deluxe Digital Studios
operations in Burbank, California. This new location will allow D-BOX to be
closer to the major Hollywood studios providing them with the required
security infrastructure for supplying embedded content in real-time for future
theatrical releases.
    This announcement comes as D-BOX is preparing to launch a first worldwide
theatrical feature incorporating D-BOX Motion Code technology at the Mann
Chinese 6 Theatre located in Los Angeles and is negotiating with other
exhibitors to follow suit.
    D-BOX has already installed six D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) equipped seats at
Deluxe Digital Studios that are available for demonstrations to studio
executives and other members of the industry.
    "We are excited to be establishing operations in the filmmaking capital
of the world," stated Claude Mc Master, president and Chief Executive Officer
of D-BOX technologies. "Considering that Deluxe is already one of the main
service providers for the movie studios and has the necessary security in
place, we look forward to working closely with them as installations come on
    "Having D-BOX's unique motion editing workstation within our premises
clearly demonstrates D-BOX's commitment to the film industry and their
increasing visibility," added Rob Seidel, Executive Vice-President and General
Manager of Deluxe Digital Studios. "We view this step as a natural evolution
in the immersive viewing experience for theatrical and home entertainment."

    About D-BOX

    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 Code(TM) 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, Hollywood studios
have started embedding D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) on many Blu-ray(TM) format
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 CODE is a trademark
of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and
may be trademarks of their respective owners.

    About Deluxe Digital Studios

    Deluxe Digital Studios is a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services
Group Inc, (www.bydeluxe.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MacAndrews &
Forbes Holdings Inc. Deluxe is the leading provider of a broad range of
entertainment industry services and technologies to major Hollywood Studios
and an international client base. Services include motion picture film
processing, printing and distribution; EFILM(R) digital intermediates; post
production and subtitling services; titles design and digital VFX; DVD
compression, encoding and authoring; digital cinema services, digital asset
management, digital distribution; and marketing fulfilment services. Deluxe
Digital Studio locations are in greater Los Angeles, Moosic (PA), New York,
London, Florence, and Bangalore. Deluxe Entertainment Services Group post
production facilities are in Hollywood, Toronto, London, Rome, Barcelona,
Madrid, Vancouver, New York, Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney.

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Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates
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to update publicly these forward looking statements, whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise.

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Contact Information

  • Mr. Luc Audet, Chief Financial Officer, D-BOX
    Technologies Inc., (450) 442-3003, extension: 296, laudet@D-BOX.com; Mr. Marc
    Jasmin CMA, Partner, Jasmin-Dumais Financial Communications Inc., Investor
    Relations, (514) 231-2360, marc@comjamais.com