LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 26 - - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: DBO.A), a
leading supplier of motion technology for immersive home entertainment
systems, today announced that it has signed a joint-development agreement with
Audiokinetic(R) for the creation of a software tool to be used by video game
developers to create and embed D-BOX motion effects in their products.
Following this agreement, the Audiokinetic(R)'s Wwise(R) suite will
enable designers to quickly create D-BOX immersive motion effects that will
take gamers into a whole new virtual world.
"We believe that this new software has the potential to generate
increased interest in our technology from a growing number of video game
producers and encourage the creation of movement effects on various PC and
Console gaming platforms," said Claude Mc Master, President of D-BOX
Technologies. "Collaboration with video game publishers is an important part
of our strategy to establish our technology as a worldwide standard in the
"We believe that adding motion technology to video games is in-line with
the current trend of making the gaming experience much more immersive," said
André Nadeau, Audiokinetic's President and CEO. "With the technology D-BOX has
developed, designers can create one of the richest gaming experiences
available, whatever the type of game."
Audiokinetic develops audio solutions for the video game industry. Its
Wwise(R) solution supports Windows(R)XP, Vista(TM), Xbox 360(TM),
PLAYSTATION(R)3 and Wii(TM). Shadowrun, a game published by Microsoft Game
Studio that was developed by Fasa Studio for the Xbox 360 and Vista, was the
first to use Wwise - Audiokinetic's integrated solution that sets new
standards in audio production. This middleware increases productivity and
simplifies the development process. Wwise offers game developers the
flexibility and the tools they need to dramatically advance the gaming
experience. Audiokinetic is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. For more
information, visit www.audiokinetic.com.
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures high-technology motion
systems destined mainly for the entertainment industry. Its unique, patented
technology uses motion codes specifically programmed for each film, TV program
or video game, resulting in motion that is perfectly synchronized with
on-screen action. By forming strong industry alliances, D-BOX's award-winning
motion technology is creating a global standard in the entertainment world.
For more information, please visit www.d-box.com.
D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and Motion Code is a trademark of
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