D-BOX is a company of visionaries, artists, and innovators. We create hyper-realistic, immersive entertainment experiences by moving the body and sparking the imagination through motion. This expertise is one of the reasons why we have collaborated with some of the best companies in the world to deliver new ways to tell great stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment or professional simulation, Whether it’s movies, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment or professional simulation, we’re driven by a desire to enhance the experience and, ultimately, move the world.

D-BOX Technologies Inc. is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: DBO). D-BOX head office is located in Montreal and offices are based in Los Angeles, USA and Beijing, China.

As of today, many Hollywood studios offer D-BOX Motion Code in their motion pictures in commercial theatres, on DVDs and Blu-rays. By reaching agreements with various industry leaders, D-BOX’s award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard.

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

D-BOX has established itself as a solid supplier and business partner, sealing deals with the major players in various industries, for example WMS, Triotech, Precision Flight Control, etc. We also have a global network of dealers and distributors. And it doesn’t stop there…

We supply our motion systems to renowned integrators in various industries: racing and flight simulation, casinos, industrial simulation, governmental, institutional, museums, arcades, therapeutic… The possibilities are endless.


D-BOX Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures and commercializes cuttingedge motion systems intended for the entertainment and industrial markets. We offer the most optimized, interoperable, engaging and easy-to-deploy motion system on the market.

D-BOX unique patented technology can be used in different applications to generate the most realistic, subtle and precise motion patterns and vibrations.

Motion Systems for entertainment and simulation

D-BOX Motion Systems and motion codes are built to transfer back true-to-life motion and vibrations from the screens to the viewer. No matter the context D-BOX Motion Systems will transfer motions and vibrations from the virtual world to the real world.

Actuators

Movie audience, Home Theatres as well as simulators trainees can feel the action and become truly part of a powerful and precise motion experience.

Motion effects are artistically scripted motion and vibrations that emulate what is happening onscreen, in perfect sync. The result is a truly immersive experience.

Every single movement or MFX is programmed as a separate track of digital content, creating the patented D-BOX Motion Code which sends a signal to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat to create subtle and refined movements.

From Theatres to Simulators

D-BOX’s technology is a natural evolution of cinema. The industry we now know as “Hollywood” started out with moving images in black and white, then came color, widescreen, surround sound and 3D. Now technology progresses to MFX as studios race to fulfill the demands of an ever knowledgeable public.

We also supply our motion generating systems to renowned integrators in various sectors: racing simulators, flight schools, home theatre seating manufacturers, arcades, casinos, industrial, governmental, institutional, museums… The possibilities are endless.

Claude Mc Master | President and CEO

image001Claude Mc Master, President and CEO, joined D-BOX Technologies in 2003. Previously, he worked at Ernst & Young as Vice-President Mergers and Acquisitions. In 1994, Mr. Mc Master founded and headed AVINGCO, a management consulting firm that was sold to Arthur Andersen in 1998 where he became a Partner in charge of the High Tech Sector for the Province of Quebec. Mr. Mc Master holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from Montreal’s École Polytechnique, a bachelor in business administration from Laval University, and a certificate in law from University of Montreal. He has completed executive programs in global financial management, advanced corporate finance and corporate governance from renowned institutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and McGill University. He currently serves on the boards of D‑BOX Technologies, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Montreal Heart Institute.


Sébastien Mailhot | Chief Operating Officer

Before joining D-BOX Technologies, Mr. Mailhot served as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Carreaux Céragrès, a privately-held manufacturer and distributor of ceramic, stone and architectural products. Mr. Mailhot played a key role in driving the company’s strategic plan forward which took them from regional competitor to national powerhouse. From February 2004 to January 2009, Mr. Mailhot was partner and Vice-President of Capimont Technologies, a venture capital fund dedicated to industrial technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Mailhot was Vice President Finance and Administration at Touchlink Inc. where he was instrumental in selling the company and turning it into a publicly-traded corporation. In addition to other senior financial roles, Mr. Mailhot’s illustrious career includes a stint as Corporate Finance Director and Auditor for Arthur Andersen. Mr. Mailhot holds both the Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designations.


 Philippe Roy | Chief Business Development Officer

PHILIPPE-ROY-1943As co-founder of D-BOX Technologies, Mr. Philippe Roy has over 25 years of expertise in overseeing R&D and manufacturing projects as well as business development in North America, Europe and Asia. He led the development of a computerized music synthesizer, active and passive speakers, as well as D-BOX’s unique motion technology.

 


Jean-François Lacroix | Chief Financial Officer

Jean-François Lacroix, Chief Financial Officer at D-BOX has more than 20 years of strong experience in growth international organisations where he managed financial strategies, lead M&A and investment initiatives. Prior to joining D-BOX, Mr Lacroix held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Stingray Business, a division of Stingray Digital, where he played a pivotal role in reorganizing the company’s operational and financial performance to create a scalable structure. As Executive VP and CFO at Solotech, Mr. Lacroix was strategically instrumental in developing and implementing a corporate, financial and operational framework to achieve all objectives increasing revenue by more than 500% and generating an average annual investment return rate of 20% for shareholders.Mr. Lacroix holds a Bachelor’s degree in administration from the Laval University and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Sherbrooke University.

 

MOVIE STUDIOS

D-BOX creates immersive cinematic motion for films released by these major movie studios:

MOVIE THEATRE EXHIBITORS

These exhibitors from around the world offer the D-BOX immersive motion experience:

AFRICA

ASIA

EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

NORTH AMERICA

OCEANIA

TRAINING AND SIMULATION

D-BOX’s motion technology is an important component of these training and simulation manufacturers’ solutions:

GAMING STUDIOS

D-BOX is a player in the video game world adding motion to games from these gaming studios:

HOME THEATRE PRODUCTS

Seating manufacturers who have embedded D-BOX’s motion technology in their home theatre products:

Compagnies supporting D-BOX’s technology: