Third Santikos Theatre Announced, Palladium IMAX Unveils D-BOX Motion Seating this Month
LONGUEUIL, QC, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, has announced a third location with Santikos Theatres - Santikos Palladium IMAX in San Antonio, Texas.
Given the overwhelming success of the Santikos Silverado 16 in San Antonio with the groundbreaking technology, Santikos Theatres has selected a second location in the city to offer this one-of-a-kind experience. The Palladium IMAX will equip one of its elaborate auditoriums with 30 D-BOX MFX Seats (2 rows) and is scheduled to unveil the technology to the public with the opening of New Line Cinema's Nightmare on Elm Street on April 30th.
"We are very pleased to be announcing another location in San Antonio with Santikos less than just three weeks after the debut of our D-BOX MFX Seats in the area," stated President and Chief Executive Officer of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "The state-of-the-art Santikos Palladium Imax theatre, being their flagship location, is a perfect complement to the realistic motion effects our seating offers moviegoers."
Complete with 19 auditoriums all with stadium seating, digital sound and projection, two full-service restaurants, a mezzanine bar and a state-of-the-art gaming area, Santikos Palladium IMAX is comprehensively cutting edge. With an ornate exterior unlike any other movie theatre, the Palladium IMAX resembles something out of Greek mythology while the interior exhibits VIP amenities and high tech touches unique to most movie theatres today.
"D-BOX is doing tremendously well at the box office," said Chief Operating Officer of Santikos Theatres, Art Seago. "Currently showing with Clash of the Titans, D-BOX continues to be a huge draw for moviegoers looking for a new experience. We are thrilled to have a third location opening soon, the first being the Silverado IMAX in Tomball, and anticipate continued success at the Palladium."
For a complete listing of all theatre locations currently offering the D-BOX experience, visit www.d-box.com.
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.
There are 8 Santikos Theatres; San Antonio locations include The Palladium IMAX, Silverado 16, Mayan Palace, Embassy 14, Rialto Cinema Bar & Grill, Northwest 14 and The Bijou Cinema Bistro, the city's only art house and in Tomball, The Silverado 19 IMAX. 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 series or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized 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) and theatrical 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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