Sensio Gains 3D Patent

Sensio, a Montreal-based developer of 3D processing and playback technology announced this week that it has obtained a U.S. patent for its 3D technology.

In addition to covering Sensio’s 3D technology, it also gives the 10 year-old company exclusive operating rights over its whole method of compression, decompression, formatting and playback of stereoscopic content for various 2D and 3D screens, and applies to the markets for home theater, professional movie theaters, personal computing and mobile telephony. Sensio says it has built up one of the world’s largest libraries of 3D movies for the home entertainment market. It recently signed a licensing agreement with Hyundai IT Corp. to include its platform in Hyundai IT’s 3D LCD TVs.

“Our intellectual property is at the heart of our licensing strategy, so this patent is a major tool that will greatly facilitate the implementation of that strategy,” said Nicholas Routhier, president and CEO of Sensio. “Also, due to the scope of our patent, it enables us to explore new application development possibilities in order to make our intellectual property respected in various markets.