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Sensio Licenses 3D Technology to Semiconductor Manufacturer

Sensio Technologies Inc. announced that a major semiconductor manufacturer plans to incorporate the SENSIO 3D format into upcoming system-on-a-chip (SoC) and digital signal processing (DSP) products targeted at 3D TVs.

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SENSIO Licenses Its High-Fidelity 3D Technology to Top Semiconductor Manufacturer for Consumer Electronics Applications

Manufacturers of 3DTVs will soon be able to use this preferred supplier’s renowned chips to allow consumers the exceptional visual quality and wholly immersive experience of SENSIO® 3D

MONTREAL, QUÉBEC–(Oct. 4, 2010) – SENSIO® Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced that a global leader in semiconductors is integrating SENSIO® 3D technology into its products to offer its customers premium-quality 3D capability. The SENSIO® 3D format will be incorporated into upcoming system-on-a-chip (SoC) and digital signal processing (DSP) products targeted to 3DTVs.

“The tier-1 company licensing our technology is a preferred supplier to the leading manufacturers of digital entertainment solutions,” said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO at SENSIO, “and there is strong industry demand for chip solutions equipped to enable superior-quality 3D images. The company’s selection of SENSIO® 3D as a high-end 3D offering demonstrates our leadership in the 3D realm, and ensures that consumer electronics manufacturers, who prize delivery of a truly immersive 3D experience in the home, will now be able to provide SENSIO® 3D’s premium-quality visual rendering through their preferred choice of chip.”

SENSIO® 3D is a unique, proprietary frame-compatible format for high-fidelity stereoscopic signal processing, easily integrated into TV products. Developed by SENSIO more than ten years ago and deployed in the field for seven years, this mature technology has been used in all commercial live 3D events presented in cinemas around the world and is the most widely used proprietary format in the industry.

SENSIO Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SIO) – With its significant expertise in the field of 3D video, SENSIO develops and markets stereoscopic 3D digital compression, decompression, and display-formatting technologies. Its solutions are deployed on a global scale by content creators, games developers, broadcasters, specialty channels, and digital cinemas, allowing customers to generate substantial additional value-added revenue streams.

SENSIO’s flagship technology, SENSIO® 3D, enables the high-quality distribution of 3D content through conventional 2D broadcast channel networks (cable, satellite, and/or IPTV) and playback on any 3D display device, including plasma TVs, LED/LCD HDTVs, PCs, and glasses-free 3D displays, as well as home theatre and digital cinema projectors. A true multi-platform format, SENSIO® 3D is compatible with standard DVD and Blu-ray players, as well as game consoles including Xbox® and PlayStation® 3, and is the format of choice for the creation of high-profile 3D gaming experiences. SENSIO is listed on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange.