MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 25, 2013) - SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced a 3D VOD licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures to make select 3D movies available for on-demand rental on SENSIO's 3DGO! service. Available across the US starting April 2013 on selected devices, 3DGO! is a dedicated 3D transactional VOD service that offers the largest selection of high-quality 3D content - such as Hollywood blockbusters, must-see documentaries and alternative content - to consumers whose 3DTVs support the SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology. For a current list of compatible devices, please visit www.3DGO.com.
The agreement with Paramount Pictures covers some of the highest-grossing 3D movies released in the last few years, which will roll out in the US according to specific availability windows. Titles coming soon to 3DGO! for 3D on-demand rental include Transformers: Dark of the Moon, DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 2, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,
Top Gun and Hugo.
"Paramount's diverse lineup of hit films including some of DreamWorks Animation's top family movies, demonstrates SENSIO's commitment to delivering the best premium 3D content to our customers," said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. "We are very excited to have these titles appear on 3DGO! and to give our customers access to the best library of 3D content available on VOD."
3DGO! is the world's first dedicated 3D VOD service offering a wide variety of content, including Hollywood studio titles, to 3DTV owners in the US. The application offers consumers quick and easy access to a wide 3D library, which SENSIO commits to continue developing. Neither a subscription nor additional equipment is required making it a simple, inexpensive and ideal way to watch 3D in the home. 3DGO! uses the award-winning SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology, a unique frame-compatible technology providing high-fidelity stereoscopic images using conventional 2D channels.
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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.
SENSIO® is a registered trademark of SENSIO Technologies Inc.
This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution:
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
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