D-BOX Technologies is a Canadian company that produces motion simulation systems
Motion simulator
A motion simulator or motion platform is a mechanism that encapsulates occupants and creates the effect/feelings of being in a moving vehicle...

 and control devices that work with supporting movie and game titles to provide motion to viewers. D-BOX motion systems exist for home entertainment, gaming, commercial viewing as well as OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer
An original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, manufactures products or components that are purchased by a company and retailed under that purchasing company's brand name. OEM refers to the company that originally manufactured the product. When referring to automotive parts, OEM designates a...


The company posted $4.4 million in revenue and a $5.3 million net loss
Net income
Net income is the residual income of a firm after adding total revenue and gains and subtracting all expenses and losses for the reporting period. Net income can be distributed among holders of common stock as a dividend or held by the firm as an addition to retained earnings...

 in fiscal 2009 (ending March 31, 2009).

D-BOX Technologies is based in Longueuil
Longueuil is a city in the province of Quebec, Canada. It is the seat of the Montérégie administrative region and sits on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River directly across from Montreal. The population as of the Canada 2006 Census totaled 229,330, making it the third largest city in...

, Quebec
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....


Movie theatre

Selected movie theatres in USA and Canada are equipped with motion seats. The first movie to support D-BOX motion code was Fast & Furious released on April 3, 2009.

Home theatre

A standalone motion controller box or a PC based motion controller reads information about a movie title directly from the disc or by using "motion code" provided from an active Internet connection and relays motion signals to connected motion-equipped seats. Currently the system supports a library of around 1,000 movies.

Many studios now support D-BOX technology by adding motion code to select Blu-ray titles:
  • Fox
    Fox Entertainment Group
    The Fox Entertainment Group is an American entertainment industry company that owns film studios and terrestrial, cable, and direct broadcast satellite television properties...

     began supporting D-BOX in 2006
  • Lionsgate as of November, 2007
  • Disney
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    Walt Disney Pictures is an American film studio owned by The Walt Disney Company. Walt Disney Pictures and Television, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Studios and the main production company for live-action feature films within the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, based at the Walt Disney...

     as of December, 2007
  • Sony
    , commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan and the world's fifth largest media conglomerate measured by revenues....

     as of March, 2008
  • Blue Underground
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     as of June, 2008
  • Universal Studios
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     as of November, 2008


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See also

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