SENSIO Technologies Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SIO

SENSIO Technologies Inc.

June 02, 2009 10:00 ET

Ubisoft Supports the SENSIO® 3D Format for Stereoscopic Video Gaming

Avatar: The Game to be Demonstrated in 3D at E3 Expo

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 2, 2009) - SENSIO Technologies Inc. ("SENSIO") (TSX VENTURE:SIO), the inventor of the SENSIO® 3D technology, announced today that James Cameron's Avatar: The Game, inspired by the visionary director's next feature film release James Cameron's Avatar, will be available in SENSIO® 3D format for output from both X-Box 360 and PlayStation 3 game consoles. The stereoscopic version of the game will be presented by Ubisoft during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) in Los Angeles.

"We required a field-proven format that was compatible with existing game consoles and upcoming 3DTV standards enabling nothing but the highest quality image. We were most impressed with SENSIO® 3D's performance, reliability and ease of integration. We are very pleased to collaborate with SENSIO to display our game in true stereoscopic 3D," commented Patrick Naud from Ubisoft.

"We are excited to collaborate with Ubisoft, a recognized world leader for developing quality video games, on this project," noted Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. "The video game market is a great potential source of 3D content for consumers."

To benefit from this stereoscopic experience, as seen at E3, players of the James Cameron's Avatar: The Game can connect their existing game consoles directly to 3D-enabled TV's with built-in SENSIO® 3D decoding technology. This game is a great addition to the growing library of DVD titles and live 3D events broadcast in digital cinemas that are all currently available in the SENSIO® 3D format. These live 3D events will soon be made available to consumers through Pay-Per-View or Video-On-Demand, increasing the quantity and variety of available content in the market.

About Ubisoft:

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft is present in 28 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2008-09 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.058 billion Euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

About SENSIO

Founded in 1999, SENSIO, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, develops and markets forward-looking stereoscopic technologies designed to offer the most advanced and immersive cinematographic experience available. Its flagship technology, SENSIO®3D, allows the high-quality distribution of 3D content through conventional 2D channels and playback on any display device, including plasma TVs, HDTV and glass-free 3D displays. Working with major Hollywood studios and large format 3D film producers, SENSIO has built up one of the world's largest libraries of 3D movies for the home entertainment market.

SENSIO® is a 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.

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Contact Information

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    SENSIO Technologies Inc.
    Michael Malynowsky
    Director, Product Development
    514-846-2022, ext. 10
    michael.malynowsky @sensio.tv