Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…read more
D-BOX enters Australian cinema market with Hoyts seat deal
Cinema chain HOYTS is to equip four auditoriums in Melbourne and Sydney with over 200 D-BOX motion seats.
With installations in more than 40 countries, D-BOX Technologies’ motion seats immerse audiences in the storyline by perfectly synchronising movement with the action on the screen.
Welcoming the expansion, D-BOX President and Chief Executive, Claude Mc Master stated “after 10 years in the movie business, we are so proud of signing an agreement like this one, especially with a prestigious client like HOYTS.
“This is our first time in Australia, so we’re thrilled to finally give moviegoers an opportunity to experience the latest blockbusters through the power of our immersive motion technology.”
One of Australia’s leading entertainment companies and the nation’s largest single-brand cinema operator, HOYTS has 52 sites in both Australia and New Zealand.
The high fidelity D-BOX seats will be rolled out to every auditorium at the Sydney and Melbourne sites. Installation is set to begin in the middle of this year.
HOYTS Group President and Chief Executive, Damian Keogh added “this new agreement will change the way people watch movies in the most comfortable D-BOX motion recliner seats.
“We’re very eager to introduce movie-goers to an incredibly immersive way to experience movies that already has legions of fans all over the globe.”
Based in Montreal, Canada, D-BOX Technologies prides itself on creating hyper-realistic, immersive entertainment experiences. Its motion seats can be found in movie theatres, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment projects and professional simulation.
13th June 2018 - Hoyts opens new generation cinema experience in Hunter Valley
14th March 2018 - Hoyts to introduce virtual reality experiences into cinema
5th February 2018 - eSports arenas to be launched in Hoyts cinemas
13th November 2015 - Hoyts to develop eight-cinema complex in new Melbourne entertainment precinct
11th July 2017 - Cinema chains discount ticket prices in stagnant market
17th May 2016 - Cinemas move to provide luxury theatre seating
9th September 2015 - Long term viability of cinema in jeopardy as attendances shrink
17th February 2015 - Hoyts to extend premium new cinema format
9th February 2015 - Hoyts Cinemas sold to Chinese-backed ID Leisure Ventures
16th November 2013 - Hoyts NZ cinema unit almost doubles annual profit
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…read more
As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd. 19th July 2018 - ENTA AUSTRALASIA REBRANDS AS VIVATICKET 17th October 2016…read more
Aerobic Microphones Australia provides audio products for the fitness industry. Products include the sweat resistant Cyclemic and Aeromic headworn microphones and pouchbelts that are made in…read more
Trisley's Hydraulic Services P/L (THS) are a specialised pool company dealing with all aspects of the commercial swimming pool industry, including the installation and servicing from the smallest…read more
Over the past 10 years Debitsuccess has been providing expert billing services to businesses across Australia. Debitsuccess is now the largest full service direct debit provider in Australasia,…read more
Neptune Benson is a manufacturer of high quality water filtration and disinfection products for the recreational, industrial, and municipal water markets. With more than 20,000 installations…read more
Mattioli provides award winning painting, flooring and waterproofing services to the aquatics and recreation sector. We’re recognised as the leading contractor in the industry with award-winning…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!