SENSIO 3D VOD service coming to Samsung Smart TVWednesday, April 29th, 2015
SENSIO Announces Agreement to Make 3DGO!™ Available on Samsung’s Smart TV Platforms
- Launch in North America expected in second half of 2015
MONTREAL, QUEBEC — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (“SENSIO”) (TSX VENTURE:SIO) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Samsung Electronics Inc., a global leader in consumer electronics, to make 3DGO!™ available on Samsung’s smart TV platforms in territories where 3DGO!™ operates. The launch is expected in the second half of 2015 in North America and will cover all Smart TVs sold since 2012 which are also 3D capable, including Samsung’s 2015 SUHD TV models.
Samsung is the fourth manufacturer to sign up for 3DGO!™ and the largest seller of 3DTVs in the world according to data provided by Display Search. With today’s announcement, the estimated North American addressable market for 3DGO!™!, including 3DTVs from all partnering manufacturers in the region, represents more than 8M 3DTVs so far according again to Display Search data.
“We are very excited by today’s announcement with Samsung, a global leader in the TV space”, said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. “Our mission is to bring the best of 3D entertainment to all 3D fans out there and with today’s announcement, we are getting one step closer to achieving this goal. Our team is excited and can’t wait to start bringing the best of Hollywood 3D to the millions of Samsung’s 3DTV owners in North America and globally.”
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.