SENSIO and Cyberlink Join Forces to Integrate SENSIO® 3D Into the PowerDVD VideoplayerMonday, November 30th, 2009
MONTREAL, Qc — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (“SENSIO”) (TSX Venture Exchange Inc.: SIO), the inventor of the SENSIO® 3D technology, and CyberLink (5203.TW) signed a letter of intent to integrate SENSIO’s software solution, the S3D software decoder, into Cyberlink’s PowerDVD videoplayer. PowerDVD is the leading DVD, Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD movie player software application, chosen by top-brand PCs and optical disc drives purchased by consumers and businesses around the world. The all new SENSIO and CyberLink solution will enable consumers to view movies on their computer in 3D and will be on demonstration as early as January at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, at the SENSIO stand (S20931).
“We are delighted to work with SENSIO to deliver the next generation of home entertainment on CyberLink’s industry leading video playback application, PowerDVD,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “By leveraging SENSIO’s advance 3D technologies within PowerDVD we are able to enhance the movie watching experience and offer consumers another dimension for enjoying DVDs and Blu-ray movies.”
“SENSIO is a company of firsts – it was the first to do live 3D broadcasts, to present a Full 3D HD solution and to have its format standardized. We are very pleased to cooperate with CyberLink, the PC digital multimedia development leader. This agreement is another step that confirms our momentum in the consumer electronics market and that moves us closer to our objective of becoming the de facto standard for PC platforms, playstations and 3D televisions,” explains Nicholas Routhier, SENSIO’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Both companies are committed to work together in promoting their new solution with studios and standardization bodies. The letter of intent also provides for both companies to pursue their joint promotional efforts at upcoming trade fairs.
CyberLink PowerDVD 9, the latest in the award winning PowerDVD series, brings uncompromising HD movie playback for Blu-ray Disc and other leading HD formats, DVD enhancement features, high-definition audio support, animated browsing and a many other groundbreaking features to the PC.
The S3D decoder or the “SENSIO Stereoscopic Software Decoder” is a software version of the SENSIO® 3D decoder which has been sold for some years on the consumer electronics market. The new SENSIO® 3D software application can be integrated into any videoplayer software and allows for the display of 3D contents on a computer equipped with a 2D or 3D screen.