D-BOX redefines and creates hyper-realistic, immersive entertainment experiences by moving the body and sparking the imagination through motion. This expertise is one of the reasons why D-BOX have collaborated with some of the best companies in the world to deliver new ways to enhance great stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment or professional simulation, D-BOX mission is to 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 our offices are based in Los Angeles, USA and Beijing, China.
Today, the majority of Hollywood studios offer D-BOX-enhanced versions of their movies for commercial theatres, DVD and Blu-ray. By partnering with industry leaders in an ever-growing spectrum of industries and proving itself time and time again, the award-winning motion technology created by D-BOX has become the new global standard for all kinds of entertainment.
D-BOX has established itself as a solid supplier and business partner, teaming up with major players in various industries, including Cirque du Soleil, NFL, F1, Triotech, CL Corporation, Ubisoft, Precision Flight Control, etc. We also have a network of dealers and distributors that extends across the four corners of the globe.
The flexibility and believability of our motion systems is valued by renowned integrators in various industries including racing and flight simulation, casinos, industrial simulation, institutional, museums, arcades and themed entertainment… The applications are limitless.
D-BOX Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures and commercializes cutting-edge 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.
Our unique patented technology can be used in different applications to generate the most realistic, subtle and precise motion patterns and vibrations.
In fact, the flexibility and believability of our motion systems is utilized in various industries including racing and flight simulation, casinos, industrial simulation, governmental, institutional, museums, arcades, and wellness to name but a few.
Motion Systems for entertainment and simulation
D-BOX Motion Systems and motion codes are built to transfer true-to-life motion and vibrations from the screen to the viewer.
Movie audiences, home theatres enthusiasts, as well as simulator trainees can feel the action and truly become part of a powerful and precise motion experience.
The technology artistically codes motion and vibrations to emulate what is happening onscreen, in perfect sync with the seat. The result is a truly immersive experience.
Claude Mc Master | President and CEO
Claude 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.
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.
Philippe Roy | Chief Business Development Officer
As co-founder of D-BOX, Philippe Roy initially spearheaded the development of a computerized music synthesizer, as well as active and passive speakers. Sensing an unprecedented opportunity to do more and motivated by an undeniable entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Roy put together a team that created and developed the original version of the motion seat. It would become the prototype for the company’s celebrated motion technology and set the standard for immersive entertainment commercial and home in theatres around the world.
With over 25 years of expertise in R&D, business development and manufacturing, Mr. Roy plays an important role in the overall direction of the organization particularly focused on new business opportunities in the Asian markets.
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:
THEMED PARKS & ATTRACTIONS
Our technology allows our partners to integrate our motion systems in various experience:
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: