D-BOX scores deal to bring rumbling chairs to Mann Theatres

posted by Michael Zoldessy on January 23, 2009 at 9:50 am

HOLLYWOOD, CA — A theater within the Mann Chinese 6 will be the first commercial theater chain screen to debut D-BOX motion code seats.

Ah, ha! So the rumors were true, after all. Just over three months after we heard that D-BOX was trying desperately to get its Motion Code technology into cinemas, we’re finally seeing the first deal with a commercial theater chain. Mann Theatres, the operators of the famous Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood, has become the first to first to allow D-BOX seating to be installed, with the initial installation taking place in theatre six of the aforementioned multiplex.

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Comments (3)

kencmcintyre on January 23, 2009 at 6:06 pm

Is this like Sensurround?

William on January 26, 2009 at 8:43 am

In a way, but you sit on it. Some Fox Blu-ray discs use this D-Box seat system, you download the info into the D-Box seat system. And you feel select film related things.

KramSacul on January 26, 2009 at 8:44 am

It’s a seat that moves so not quite.

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