LONGUEUIL, QC, May 17 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX:DBO),
a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today a first
agreement with Starplex Cinemas to equip its Stadium 16 theatre in
Corpus Christi, Texas and Stadium 14 in Normal, Ill. with D-BOX MFX
Stadium 16 in Corpus Christi will be the first of the two to feature the
motion technology, debuting 25 D-BOX MFX Seats in time for the May 20
release of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
"This initial agreement with Starplex Cinemas generates new opportunity
for growth within the U.S. as this chain currently has a presence in
California, Texas, Oklahoma and Ohio, just to name a few U.S. states,"
said President and CEO of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master.
"We are very much looking forward to introducing the D-BOX experience,"
said Director of Marketing for Starplex Cinemas, Traci Hoey. "It's a
means of differentiating our theatres from others in the market while
maintaining our commitment to provide a high-quality, state-of-the-art
entertainment experience for our guests."
For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience and a
guide to new movies, visit www.d-box.com
About Starplex Cinemas
Starplex Cinemas prides itself in providing customers with the most
exciting theater experience possible. Starplex has introduced digital
projection and digital 3D in select locations, allowing patrons to
experience one of the newest innovations to the film industry. Starplex
Cinemas currently operates 22 theatres and 236 screens in Texas,
Oklahoma, Colorado, Washington, Indiana, Ohio and California. Please
visit our website at www.starplexcinemas.com for more information.
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge technology
motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment
industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion CodeTM, 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, major Hollywood Studios have D-BOX
Motion CodeTM available on feature films, DVDs and Blu-raysTM. 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 exchange under the
symbol DBO. For further information please see www.d-box.com
D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion CodeTM is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for
informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective
SOURCE D-BOX TECHNOLOGIES INC.
For further information:
Vice-President of Marketing
D-BOX Technologies Inc.
450-442-3003 ext 263
Marc Jasmin CMA, President
Jasmin Financial Communications