Hollywood welcomes state-of-the-art D-BOX Motion Code(TM) technology at Mann Theatres



    First Commercial Theatre to Feature D-BOX Motion Code(TM) Technology

    HOLLYWOOD, CA, Jan. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on
the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the
entertainment industry, is sprouting roots in the heart of Hollywood with the
first commercial installation of D-BOX Motion Code(TM) systems in the
legendary Mann Chinese 6 Theatre. This impending world premiere will show a
first Hollywood feature presentation with the newly added dimension of
"realistic D-BOX motion effects" giving moviegoers an innovative and immersive
experience. It will take place in an exclusive viewing area (of theatre #6 in
the multiplex) equipped with special D-BOX-enhanced seating. Additionally, a
demonstration kiosk of D-BOX MFX Systems will be installed in the lobby prior
to the premiere, giving patrons the opportunity to "test drive" D-BOX's
immersive movie experience.
    "D-BOX has entered the heart and soul of Hollywood with this exciting
installation." said Claude Mc Master, President and Chief Executive Officer of
D-BOX Technologies Inc. "This is a prime location to unveil the first
commercial theatre application of D-BOX technology: the Oscars take place
right next door and Mann's is often host to many special events and movie
premieres, We are very proud to be in the film making capital of the world and
openly invite Hollywood's finest to visit Mann's to find out what D-BOX Motion
experience is all about!"
    "D-BOX offers an extremely exciting enhancement to the movie making
community as it adds an additional level of immersion taking viewer even
deeper into the cinematic experience," said Peter Dobson, Chief Executive
Officer of Mann Theatres. "We are proud to be on the cutting edge, offering
consumers what we think is a significant new development for moviegoers
everywhere."

    ABOUT D-BOX

    D-BOX has pioneered the next step in the evolution of home, theatrical
and gaming entertainment systems, a patented precision encoding system
allowing for the creation of a custom motion track for each film, TV program
or video game. The result for the viewer is an added dimension of realistic
Motion effects (MFX) perfectly synchronized with on-screen action, for a
supremely exciting and immersive entertainment experience right in their
viewing seat. An opportunity for studios and retailers alike, this exciting
new level of interactivity and immersion is well on its way to being a de
facto industry standard; D-BOX's award-winning motion technology is available
for more than 850 titles globally. Several Major Hollywood studios have
embedded D-BOX Motion Code(TM) on many recent blockbuster Blu-ray(TM)
releases. For more information, please visit www.d-box.com.
    D-BOX is a registered trademark and D-BOX 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.

    ABOUT MANN THEATRES

    Mann Theatres is a boutique theatre chain which currently owns and
operates 13 theatres with 113 screens in Southern California, with the
circuit's primary area of operation being the greater Los Angeles area. Mann
Theatres' Los Angeles area locations include the world-famous Grauman's
Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, The Village, Bruin and Festival theatres in
Westwood Village and The Criterion 6 in Santa Monica known for their
state-of-the-art presentation, these theatres are among the most prestigious
in the industry and are host to frequent star-studded world premieres and
other lavish industry events. Extraordinary customer service is a hallmark of
Mann Theatres. The company's commitment to customer service is among the
primary reasons Mann Theatres enjoys an extraordinary reputation throughout
the motion picture industry. Scan our website or visit one of our amazing
theatres and learn why Mann Theatres is the premiere moviegoing experience.
www.manntheatres.com

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    Certain statements included herein, including those that express
management's expectations or estimates of our future performance constitute
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws.
Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates
and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management at this time,
are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive
uncertainties and contingencies. Investors are cautioned not to put undue
reliance on forward-looking statements. We disclaim any intent or obligation
to update publicly these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise.

    
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    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.
    
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For further information:

For further information: Guy Marcoux, Director of marketing, D-BOX
Technologies, Inc., (450) 442-3003, ext. 263, gmarcoux@d-box.com,
www.d-box.com; CONSUMER/TECH MEDIA INQUIRIES: Mark Smotroff, e5 Marketing,
Inc., (415) 332-0718, smotroff@pacbell.net, www.smotroff.com,
www.e5marketing.com; INVESTOR RELATIONS: Marc Jasmin CMA, Partner,
Jasmin-Dumais Financial Communications Inc., (514) 231-2360,
marc@comjamais.com

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