D-BOX Technologies Inc.

D-BOX Technologies Inc.

May 05, 2011 04:00 ET

D-BOX Technologies Signs Second Agreement with Cobb Theatres for Two More Locations

Expands Presence Along the East Coast, Announces First Theatre in Virginia

LONGUEUIL, QC, May 5 - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX: DBO), a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today a second agreement with Cobb Theatres for two locations - Merritt Square 16 in Merritt Island, Fla. will feature 20 D-BOX MFX Seats while Cobb Village 16 in Leesburg, Va., a new theatre complex opening in July, will be equipped with 25 D-BOX MFX Seats.

Offering an incredibly immersive experience, D-BOX MFX Seats actually pitch, roll and heave in perfect sync with the action taking place on the screen. For the first time moviegoers can experience motion effects directly from their seats, bringing the movies to life like never before.

"Our partnership with Cobb Theatres has allowed us to enter new markets like Alabama and Virginia and also expand one of our fastest-growing, that being Florida," said President and CEO of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "As we continue to introduce our motion technology, interest from new theatre companies such as Cobb keeps progressing."

"Cobb Theatres is pleased to expand its relationship with D-BOX and announce the roll out of two more theatres," said Chief Operating Officer of Cobb Theatres, Jeremy P. Welman. . "We recently introduced D-BOX at our Pinnacle 14 Gulf Shores, Ala. with great success and anticipate the same level of enthusiasm when we open at Merritt Island and Leesburg."

For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience and a guide to new movies, visit www.d-box.com

About Cobb Theatres

Cobb Theatres, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a progressive motion picture exhibitor operating 222 screens at 18 locations throughout the Southeastern United States. We are committed to being the leader in providing the ultimate entertainment experience, while maintaining a rich heritage of family values and integrity. Consistently surpassing our guests' expectations is a natural outgrowth of our dedication to empowering team members to deliver excellence in guest service. CinéBistro, the premiere cinema and dinner-and-a-movie concept, created by Cobb Theatres is currently being developed around the country and has seven locations in Tampa FL, Miami FL, Vail CO, Hampton VA, Richmond VA and Atlanta, GA. For more information on Cobb Theatres or CinéBistro, visit: www.cobbtheatres.com  or www.cobbcinebistro.com

About D-BOX

D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge technology motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion CodeTM, uses motion effects specifically programmed for each film, TV series 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, major Hollywood Studios have D-BOX Motion CodeTM available on feature films, DVDs and Blu-raysTM. 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 exchange under the symbol DBO. For further information please see www.d-box.com

D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion CodeTM is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Guy Marcoux
    Vice-President of Marketing
    D-BOX Technologies Inc.
    450-442-3003 ext 263

    Investor Relations
    Marc Jasmin CMA, President
    Jasmin Financial Communications