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SENSIO Obtains US Patent Reinforcing SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D Licensing ActivitiesNew patent further covers practical applications of technology (June 03, 2014)
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 -- SENSIO Technologies Inc. ("SENSIO" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: SIO)(OTC: SNIOF), announced today that the US Patent Office has issued patent US 8743177 relating to the use of complementary pixels in merged frame formats. This American patent is the third one to be granted to SENSIO for this inventive technology, following another American patent issued in November 2010, as well as a European patent issued in November 2013. Patent applications related to this technology are also pending in China and Japan.
A first patent relating to the use of complementary pixels in merged frame formats had already been issued in the United States in November 2010, under an accelerated issuance process, for the purpose of obtaining immediate coverage for this technology. The new patent granted today complements the first one by broadening the scope of application and specifying practical applications for decoding-capable devices such as TV sets, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes.
"This new patent is a welcome addition to our portfolio, as it reinforces the previous patent we obtained for that technology" said Nicholas Routhier, President and CEO of SENSIO. "As this patent covers practical applications in various systems, our SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D format now benefits from a stronger protection, which grants us renewed confidence moving forward with our commercial activities."
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About SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO):
SENSIO Technologies Inc. (www.sensio.tv) has been leading the floor in bringing 3D video to the consumer since 1999. Its vision, expertise and state-of-the-art solutions, based on diversified stereoscopic image-processing technologies, have been trusted by some of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industries to power numerous industry firsts, initiate new business models and generate immediate revenue with a distinctive 3D offering.
SENSIO enables its clients to deliver the best possible 3D experience for the end-user through a broad portfolio of products, including its flagship, award-winning technology, SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D. Through SENSIO solutions, consumers can access - with effortless interaction and complete peace of mind - 3D content of superior quality to common frame-compatible formats distributed over existing infrastructure (cable, satellite or over IP) and displayed using any existing digital equipment (cinema, home cinema, TV, game consoles or PC). SENSIO is listed on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange.
SENSIO® is a registered trademark of SENSIO Technologies Inc.
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