SOURCE: Stereo Vision
December 20, 2010 07:01 ET
REZN8 Appoints Iconic Inventor, and Entrepreneur, Robert S. Block Chairman of the Board
HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - December 20, 2010) - REZN8, the Hollywood based company that recently signed an agreement to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Stereo Vision (PINKSHEETS: SVSN), has appointed iconic inventor and serial entrepreneur, Robert S. Block (Bob) as Chairman of the Board.
Block is widely known for his pioneering work in communications, information and management technologies. He is the inventor and patent owner of more than 150 U.S. and international patents, including patents for pay-per-view and parental control, terrestrial and satellite distribution systems.
Since 1987 REZN8 has been instrumental in creating experiences for a broad spectrum of clients across a wide range of platforms.
REZN8's CEO Paul Sidlo stated, "Bob's been a REZN8 Board member for some years and we've collaborated on a wide variety of technologies. His expertise and guidance will be invaluable as we prepare to enter this new phase in the emerging Stereo 3D market. According to Michelle Abraham, Principal Analyst for researcher In-Stat, 'technologies that create the connected 3DTV digital home with networking capabilities are leading the next wave of next generation consumer electronic products. 3DTV unit shipments will grow ten-fold between 2011 and 2014. Worldwide residential 3D media server units will exceed 3 million in 2011, and grow to over 13 million in 2014.' Bob and I are working on new technology that we believe will transform the media experience in all areas of visual communication."
Block said, "I am excited about the forthcoming acquisition of REZN8 by Stereo Vision Entertainment and look forward to working with Jack Honour and Paul Sidlo to bring the Company to a leadership position in 3D products, systems and technologies. We are putting together a creative and management team second to none."
Block's experience includes:
For 7 years ending June 2007 Block was the Chairman and majority owner of Landmark Entertainment Group (www.landmarkusa.com). Landmark's mission was to create new forms of entertainment for a global audience. LEG stood at the cutting edge of "experiential design" having created the world's most innovative and successful themed attractions. Landmark was responsible for creating such hit attractions as TERMINATOR II 3D, JURASSIC PARK: THE RIDE and SPIDERMAN 3-D for Universal Studios, STAR TREK: THE EXPERIENCE for Paramount Parks and The Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, and JAMES BOND 007: LICENSE TO THRILL for all five of the Paramount Parks.
Block brought Landmark into China where the company had great success. During Block's association with the company, it dominated the themed real estate market in China.
Block is the first American member of the Shanghai United Asset & Equity Exchange (SUAEE) (formerly the Shanghai Science & Technology Stock Exchange SSTSE) (http://new.suaee.com/suaee/portal/english/home.htm). The SUAEE is a private placement exchange specializing in equity financing related to technology and property rights market.
Block founded American Entertainment International. The company was formed to provide entertainment booking and production services internationally. AEI booked the Mariah Carey concerts and concerts featuring among others, LeeAnn Rimes, and The Beach Boys.
Block was an early and successful participant in the launch of Pay Television in the U.S., England and France. He was the principle owner of Pay-TV and commercial broadcast television stations in Los Angeles, Miami and Milwaukee and one of the owners of a broadcast television station in Philadelphia.
Block has provided expert testimony and consultation to many governments and business organizations, including the United States Congress, the FCC, the Australian Broadcast Tribunal, the BBC, Singapore Broadcasting, the European Broadcasting Union, TDF and Canal Plus in France.
About Stereo Vision:
Located in Van Nuys, California, Stereo Vision Entertainment (http://stereovision.com) is a publicly traded company focused on the production, and delivery of high-quality, low-cost digital 3D entertainment content. Responding to the incredible growth and market acceptance of digital 3D theatrical releases and the advent of stereo 3D Television, Stereo Vision has been developing an exciting slate of commercial 3D entertainment properties for distribution to these rapidly expanding platforms.
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