D-BOX Teamed with University of Ottawa (SITE) and Industrial Partners in a Strategic Research Project



    LONGUEUIL, QC, March 29 /CNW/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: DBO.A), a
leading provider of motion technology for immersive home entertainment,
announced that it will be involved in a NSERC Strategic research project with
the University of Ottawa's School of Information Technology and Engineering
(SITE). The project's goal is to design and implement a framework for Haptic,
interactive Virtual Environments in a tele-presence that would efficiently
support and manage Haptic Audio Visual Environments in a tele-presence context
on the internet. Haptics is a study of the sense of touch in a human-computer
interaction. The results of the research could be used in computer animation,
home entertainment and robotic simulation.
    "We are very pleased to team up with D-Box Technologies as they have
developed a unique technology and I believe this research will be beneficial
for them, particularly for the entertainment market," said Dr. Nicolas
Georganas, SITE Professor and member of the Order of Canada. "D-Box is a
company that has a demonstrated track record in designing and manufacturing
high-technology systems and with which we share a common culture of trust and
performance." Rounding out the non-academic project partners are CAE Inc., the
Communications Research Centre (CRC) and Espial Group Inc.
    Claude Mc Master, President and of D-Box stated, "D-Box is honored to
work with a renowned engineer like Dr. Georganas and the University of
Ottawa's SITE.

    About D-BOX

    D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures high-technology motion
systems destined mainly for the entertainment industry. Its unique, patented
technology uses motion codes specifically programmed for each film, TV program
or video game, resulting in motion that is perfectly synchronized with
on-screen action. By forming strong industry alliances, D-BOX's award-winning
motion technology is creating a global standard in the entertainment world.
For more information, please visit www.d-box.com.

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

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For further information:

For further information: Claude Mc Master, President and Chief Executive
Officer, D-BOX Technologies Inc., (450) 442-3003, ext. 230,
cmcmaster@d-box.com; Eric Bouchard, The Equicom Group Inc., (514) 844-7997,
ebouchard@equicomgroup.com

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