SENSIO Technologies Inc. (“SENSIO”) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced that pursuant to its April 2015 agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, 3DGO!™ is now available to Samsung Smart TV owners across the Unites States and Canada. As of today, the deployment of 3DGO!™ to all Orsay based Samsung Smart TVs sold since 2012 has been completed. Millions of smart TV owners, part of the largest install base of smart TV and 3DTV owners in North America, have now gained access to the best of 3D entertainment. This deployment is also expected to cover Samsung’s brand new Tizen smart platform, as well as the latest UHD smart TVs by the end of October 2015.
“We are always looking for new added-value services to offer to our smart TV owners and 3DGO!™ certainly fits that description”, said Sang Kim, Vice President of Service Business Team. “There are millions of smart TV and 3D TV owners out there and many of them are looking for quality 3D content. With its unique library of Hollywood 3D movies, 3DGO!™ represents a truly unique offering in the marketplace. We remain committed to our smart TV and 3D TV owners and with today’s announcement, we are making sure that all Samsung Smart TV fans out there will have easy access to high quality 3D entertainment through our smart platforms.”
“As of today, we are now able to deliver the best selection of 3D movies to Samsung Smart TV owners across North America, more than doubling our current addressable market which is very exciting”, said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. “Samsung has been a real pioneer in Smart TVs as well as 3DTVs and adding its loyal base of Smart TV owners marks a turning point in 3DGO!™’s expansion plan. We are thrilled to partner up with Samsung for this North American deployment and we are looking forward to expanding this to new territories in the future.”
3DGO!™ is the world’s first and only dedicated 3D transactional VOD service offering the largest selection of high-quality 3D content, including some of the latest 3D Hollywood blockbuster titles, via internet streaming to 3D smart devices. The application offers consumers quick and easy access to an ever-growing library of varied 3D content which SENSIO is committed to continue developing. Neither subscription nor additional playback equipment is required making it a simple, inexpensive and ideal way to watch 3D in the home. 3DGO!™ uses the award-winning SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D technology, a unique frame-compatible technology providing high-fidelity stereoscopic images while using conventional 2D channels. The application is currently available in the US and Canada on select 3DTVs. For a list of compatible devices and available movies, please visit www.3DGO.com.
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About SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO):
Founded in 1999, SENSIO Technologies Inc. (www.sensio.tv) is a pioneer in the field of stereoscopic 3D imaging and of 3D content distribution at home. For over 15 years, SENSIO has been developing, patenting and marketing advanced 3D image processing technology providing superior image quality as well as a simple user friendly experience. Its award-winning technology, SENSIO ® Hi-Fi 3D, can be found in millions of products for the cinema, distribution and consumer electronics markets worldwide.
Today, SENSIO uses its technologies and 3D expertise to deliver its video-on-demand service, 3DGO!™, the first 3D-dedicated service offering Hollywood blockbuster movies directly to consumers. SENSIO works with some of the biggest brands in the consumer electronics industry and the film industry to become the destination of choice for 3D movie fans. 3DGO!™ aims to become the largest distributor of 3D content for the consumer market in the world.
SENSIO is listed on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange (SIO).
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