LONGUEUIL, QC, March 2 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, announced today another agreement with Texas-based Santikos Theatres to feature its motion-enhanced seats in two new theatres - the Silverado 16 in San Antonio scheduled to be equipped in March and another Texas location, anticipated for later this Spring.
The Silverado 16 will be the second Santikos Theatre to equip one of its auditoriums with two rows of 15 D-BOX MFX Seats for a grand total of 30, serving as the first San Antonio movie theatre to debut the technology. Last December, Santikos Theatres' Silverado 19 IMAX was the first theatre in the Houston area to introduce D-BOX.
"We are continuing to expand quickly throughout the U.S.," said President and Chief Executive Officer of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "Once the two new Santikos locations open, four movie theatres in Texas will offer the D-BOX experience, more than any other state."
"We are so excited to bring D-BOX to San Antonio. The feedback from our customers in Houston has been phenomenal, and we are expecting the same response at the Silverado 16" said Art Seago, director of operations for Santikos Theatres.
For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience, visit www.d-box.com.
About Santikos Theatres
Santikos Theatres was founded in 1915 by Louis Santikos, a Greek entrepreneur and pioneer in the Texas motion picture industry. His son John followed in the family legacy and entered the movie business after graduating from St. Mary's University and remains at the helm of his beloved business to this day. Over the years, Santikos Theatres has brought San Antonio the "latest and greatest" in cinema technology; including the first drive-in theatres, multi-plex indoor theatres, THX and digital sound technology, 3D presentation, Hollywood IMAX films, HD digital projection, in-theatre dining and the city's only art-house. Today, the Santikos Theatre circuit includes 8 theatres; The Palladium IMAX, The Silverado 16, The Mayan Palace, The Embassy, The Rialto Cinema Bar & Grill, The Bijou Cinema Bistro, The Northwest 14, all in San Antonio and The Silverado 19 IMAX in Northwest Houston. Santikos remains the only locally owned and operated theatre circuit in South Texas, and proudly continues their tradition of customer service, community relations and superior cinematic presentation.
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge high-technology motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion Code(TM) uses motion effects specifically programmed for each film, TV program or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat.
The resulting motion is perfectly synchronised with all onscreen action, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, D-BOX Motion Code(TM) is available on more than 900 titles.
Accordingly, many prominent Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX Motion Code(TM) on selected high definition Blu-ray(TM) releases. 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 Venture exchange under the symbol DBO.A. For further information please see www.d-box.com. D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion Code(TM) 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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