MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 -- SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE: SIO) today announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued US patent 8,384,766 covering a proprietary decoding allowing edge-dependent ultra-high-fidelity decoding of SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D content.
"SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D is a spatial compression technology that allows frame-compatible stereoscopic encoding with virtually no visual information loss. With this patented decoding technology SENSIO decoders can unlock the full visual potential of the high-quality content that is encoded in SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D," said Nicholas Routhier, SENSIO President and CEO. "By giving priority to IP protection we ensure that SENSIO can continue to provide the end-results of the cutting edge 3D technologies we develop."
SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D is a unique frame-compatible technology for high-fidelity stereoscopic signal processing. Developed and refined by SENSIO for more than a decade, and deployed in the field for seven years, this mature technology is the format used to encode the wide selection of content provided via the 3DGO! content store.
SENSIO'S PORTFOLIO IN CONSTANT EVOLUTION
The issuance of this U.S. patent represents another block in SENSIO's worldwide patent presence. The company continues to invest into protecting its intellectual property as it has done since its early start in the field of 3D technologies. This focus on IP has given rise to broad portfolio of patents and pending applications worldwide covering a range of image processing and 3D technologies. The portfolio includes many early-priority patents and application; it currently counts 10 issued patents and 25 patent applications in various stages of pendency including several in late-stage pendency.
The SENSIO portfolio has demonstrated value recently at the occasion of several large transactions involving portions of the portfolio. Most recently, licenses signed with Samsung and WiLAN have demonstrated industry interest in the SENSIO patents.
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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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