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SENSIO® 3D Decoder Integrated in Christie SKA-3D™ Processor
The industry leader’s new cinema processor fully supports the award-winning technology SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D
MONTREAL, CANADA–(June 20, 2012) – SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO), a pioneer in 3D-image processing, today announced the integration of SENSIO® 3D Decoder into Christie’s new digital cinema processor, the SKA-3D™. The SKA-3D™ is a multipurpose product that delivers audio/video processing and powerful 2D/3D image playback from virtually any content. This “all-in-one” solution combines the functions typically found in multiple devices in a projection booth-audio processor, digital crossovers, video scaler, video cross conversion-and adds 3D decoding, all in a single box.
“Integrating SENSIO’s premium-quality technology definitely rounds out the functionality of the SKA-3D™ by adding their unique 3D decoding capability to our multipurpose processor. 3D is growing in popularity, and this is another way exhibitors can support it,” said Don Shaw, Christie Senior Director – Entertainment Solutions. “SENSIO’s expertise and vision for 3D entertainment are renowned and trustworthy, so it is a natural fit for Christie to partner with this pioneer in Live 3D theatrical events presentation.”
SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D is a distinctive frame-compatible technology for high-fidelity stereoscopic signal processing easily integrated into display products. Developed and refined by SENSIO for more than a decade, and deployed in the field for seven years, this mature technology has been trusted by the biggest names in content creation for pioneering and commercializing live 3D events in cinemas around the world, as well as for high-profile console games and DVD movies.
“By working with leading innovators in the industry and integrating our technology into their range of products, we are simplifying the access to SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D quality for cinemas wishing to join the SENSIO® Live 3D Network”, said Nicholas Routhier, SENSIO President and CEO. “Through this association with Christie, we will make our solutions more available and facilitate the continued growth of the global network of SENSIO 3D-enabled cinemas. This is our mission and our commitment: to provide the best possible alternative 3D experience to theatrical audiences.”
SENSIO and its technologies at www.sensio.tv
Christie and its products at www.christiedigital.com
A World Leader in Visual Solutions for World-Class Organizations
Christie, a global visual technologies company, offers diverse solutions for business, entertainment, and industry. With expertise in film projection since 1929 and professional projection systems since 1979, we’ve established a reputation as the world’s single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions for cinema, large audience environments, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and virtual reality, simulation, education, media and government. As a market leader, Christie has installed over 100,000 projection solutions worldwide.
Christie’s broad range of technologies include DLP Cinema™ projectors, LCD and DLP™ projectors, rear screen projection modules, video walls, and cutting edge projection technologies for 3D, virtual reality and simulation. Whatever the application, our solutions are purpose-built to meet unique projection requirements, and are backed by industry-leading service and support ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
About SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO)
SENSIO Technologies Inc. (www.sensio.tv) has been leading the floor in bringing 3D video to the consumer since 1999. Its vision, expertise and state-of-the-art solutions, based on diversified stereoscopic image-processing technologies, have been trusted by some of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industries to power numerous industry firsts, initiate new business models and generate immediate revenue with a distinctive 3D offering.
SENSIO enables its clients to deliver the best possible 3D experience for the end-user through a broad portfolio of products, including its flagship, award-winning technology, SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D. Through SENSIO solutions, consumers can access – with effortless interaction and complete peace of mind – 3D content of superior quality to common frame-compatible formats distributed over existing infrastructure (cable, satellite or over IP) and displayed using any existing digital equipment (cinema, home cinema, TV, game consoles or PC). SENSIO is listed on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange.