D-BOX Technologies Inc.

D-BOX Technologies Inc.

June 29, 2009 05:00 ET

D-BOX Technologies Adds More Motion to Hollywood Movie Theatre

    Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood Installs Additional Motion Seating to Meet
    Demand, Prepares for the Summer Blockbusters

    Longueuil, QC, June 29  - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on
the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the
entertainment industry has announced the installation of 15 additional motion
seats at the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood, California.
    In an effort to meet the high demand and prepare for the active summer
movie season, the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre, which was the first movie theatre to
unveil D-BOX's Motion technology in April 09, is installing an additional row
of Motion Systems in auditorium six of its theatre, bringing the total number
of seats to 30.
    Adding a completely new dimension to movie viewing, D-BOX's
motion-enhanced seats provide a realistic, immersive experience utilizing
refined, subtle movements that work in perfect sync with the onscreen action.
Typically taking more than 300 hours of labor, D-BOX Motion Designers custom
code each movie, frame by frame, designing an unmatched moviegoing event for
    "The Mann Theatre in Hollywood was one of the first test markets for
D-BOX's Motion technology," remarked Claude Mc Master, president and chief
executive officer for D-BOX Technologies. "It is thrilling to see the momentum
and learn of the overwhelming response of movie patrons both in California and
other markets. We are continuing to expand and launch new theatre sites
including the latest two, Canada and Las Vegas, and anticipate similar
successes there as well."
    Mr. Peter Dobson CEO of Mann Theatres added: " We are very excited to be
adding a further 15 D-Box seats at the Chinese. The expectation of demand on
our next presentation "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" is likely to
exceed the sell out demand of our previous 2 movies. "
    D-BOX is currently in five U.S cinemas - the Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood,
California; UltraStar Cinemas in Surprise Point, Arizona; Mall of America
Theatres in Bloomington, Minnesota;, Galaxy Highland Theatres in Austin, Texas
and most recently, Galaxy Cannery in Las Vegas, Nevada and the first in
Canada, Cineplex Odeon Queensway, These two latest locations are scheduled to
debut to the public this summer.


    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 synchronized 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, many prominent
Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX MOTION CODE(TM) on selected
high definition Blu-ray(TM) 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. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be
trademarks of their respective owners.


    Mann Theatres is a boutique theatre chain which currently owns and
operates 13 theatres with 113 screens in Southern California, with the
circuit's primary area of operation being the greater Los Angeles area. Mann
Theatres' Los Angeles area locations include the world-famous Grauman's
Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, The Village, Bruin and Festival theatres in
Westwood Village and The Criterion 6 in Santa Monica known for their
state-of-the-art presentation. These theatres are among the most prestigious
in the industry and are host to frequent star-studded world premieres and
other lavish industry events. Extraordinary customer service is a hallmark of
Mann Theatres. The company's commitment to customer service is among the
primary reasons Mann Theatres enjoys an extraordinary reputation throughout
the motion picture industry. Scan our website or visit one of our amazing
theatres and learn why Mann Theatres is the premiere moviegoing experience.


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and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management at this time,
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reliance on forward looking statements. We disclaim any intent or obligation
to update publicly these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of
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    MEDIA AND GENERAL INQUIRIES: Guy Marcoux, Director of marketing  D-BOX
    Technologies, Inc., (450) 442-3003, ext. 263, gmarcoux@d-box.com
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