MONTREAL, QC, June 2, 2009 – SENSIO Technologies Inc. (“SENSIO”) (TSX Venture Exchange Inc.: SIO), the inventor of the SENSIO® 3D technology, announced today that James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game, inspired by the visionary director’s next feature film release James Cameron’s Avatar, will be available in SENSIO® 3D format for output from both X-Box 360 and PlayStation 3 game consoles. The stereoscopic version of the game will be presented by Ubisoft during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) in Los Angeles .
“We required a field-proven format that was compatible with existing game consoles and upcoming 3DTV standards enabling nothing but the highest quality image. We were most impressed with SENSIO® 3D’s performance, reliability and ease of integration. We are very pleased to collaborate with SENSIO to display our game in true stereoscopic 3D,” commented Patrick Naud from Ubisoft.
“We are excited to collaborate with Ubisoft, a recognized world leader for developing quality video games, on this project,” noted Nicholas Routhier , President and CEO of SENSIO. “The video game market is a great potential source of 3D content for consumers.”
To benefit from this stereoscopic experience, as seen at E3, players of the James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game can connect their existing game consoles directly to 3D-enabled TV’s with built-in SENSIO® 3D decoding technology. This game is a great addition to the growing library of DVD titles and live 3D events broadcast in digital cinemas that are all currently available in the SENSIO® 3D format. These live 3D events will soon be made available to consumers through Pay-Per-View or Video-On-Demand, increasing the quantity and variety of available content in the market.
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