SENSIO 3D Solutions Showcased at NAB 2010 – Now with Wide Availability from Industry Leaders
Leading Broadcast Vendors and Technology Partners to Demo Integration of SENSIO’s Proven, Professional 3D Technology
MONTREAL, Quebec — March 23, 2010 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: SIO) today announced that the company’s SENSIO® 3D solutions have now been widely-adopted by leading broadcast vendors and technology partners. SENSIO’s renowned 3D format and 3D technology solutions will be showcased at the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters Show (“NAB”) within the International Datacasting Corporation booth (SU6321) and in demonstrations at the Grass Valley™ (SL106), Teranex (N1115), and Gennum (N5337) booths. Attendees at the 2010 NAB Show will have the opportunity to see SENSIO 3D technologies at work in a variety of broadcast products, highlighting how SENSIO’s technologies enable broadcast vendors to integrate professional-quality 3D into their own systems.
“When the world’s largest manufacturers of broadcast and media products want professional 3D technology to help deliver an immersive, high-impact 3D experience, they consistently turn to SENSIO,” said SENSIO President and CEO Nicholas Routhier. “With these major industry leaders now on board, SENSIO is well positioned to further facilitate the adoption of 3D into the home and theatres. SENSIO technology has been deployed in virtually every live 3D sports broadcast event to date. Leading global networks and vendors have rapidly embraced our solutions illustrating the industry’s recognition of their value, reliability, and quality. They have turned to SENSIO to deliver an engaging cinematographic 3D experience to consumers.”
End-to-End 3D Broadcast Chain Showcased at Invite-Only Event
During an invite-only event at Bally’s Hotel for the duration of the NAB show, SENSIO will showcase its full line of 3D digital compression, decompression, and display-formatting technologies. A complete model integrating SENSIO technology within an end-to-end live 3D delivery chain will be on display at SENSIO’s event at Bally’s, by appointment only. For more information about visiting SENSIO at NAB, please contact email@example.com.
More than a format, SENSIO will demonstrate its growing line of 3D solutions
SENSIO, widely renowned for its 3D format, will be showcasing its wide range of 3D solutions, from encoding/decoding, signal processing, and 2D to 3D conversion tools.
“SENSIO has developed an expertise in 3D for over a decade, and we are able to deliver so much more than a 3D format. Our professional-grade high quality 3D products deliver cost-effective solutions to the broadcast community today,” added Routhier. “Our capability of delivering 3D within today’s broadcast infrastructure addresses the cost considerations of today while delivering a platform that is flexible enough to evolve with the future of broadcasting.”
To learn more about SENSIO at NAB 2010, please visit http://www.sensio.tv/nab2010
About SENSIO’s 3D Formats
SENSIO 3D Format delivers visually lossless compression of stereoscopic (3D) HD video to enable 3D broadcasts over standard infrastructure for theatrical presentation and for home theaters. Adopted by content producers worldwide, SENSIO’s 3D technology is designed to operate smoothly with all existing and future 3D projection technologies for 2D or 3D viewing, providing a future-proof, cost-effective solution. Compatible with leading HD satellite broadcast and on-demand systems, content encoded in the SENSIO 3D format is viewable via standard HD set-top boxes (STBs) and on the growing number of 3D TV sets coming to market
A Cost-Effective, Frame Compatible Solution for Professionals
This unique proprietary format is a proven technology that allows professional high-quality 3D broadcasting over conventional 2D channels. Both HDMI 1.4 and 1.4a compliant; specified MPEG-4 AVC; and D-Cinema deployed worldwide for Live 3D events. SENSIO’s 3D Encoder was used in over 15 high-profile worldwide events (BCS Bowl, NBA All-Star, NCAA football and basketball games).
Featuring 3D in Full HD 1080p Resolution per Eye
This patent pending technology is an easy evolution from Frame Compatible to Full Resolution 3D broadcasting compatible with future dual stream channels. It is compatible with MPEG4 MVC as adopted in Blu-ray 3DTM. It is HDMI 1.4 and 1.4a frame packing compatible and delivers a higher efficient compression with MVC than standard dual stream.
About SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO):
SENSIO Technologies Inc. (TSX.V: 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.
Its flagship technology, SENSIO® 3D, allows the high-quality distribution of 3D content through conventional 2D broadcast channels networks (cable, satellite and/or IPTV) and playback on any 3D display device, including plasma TVs, LED/LCD HDTVs, PCs, and glass-free 3D displays, as well as home theater 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. For more information, please visit http://www.sensio.tv We.Deliver.3D.Today.TM
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