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COMMITTED TO ADVANCING 3D

The continued growth and success of 3D technology is what drives MasterImage 3D. Our commitment to making 3D thrive now and in the future inspires us to keep innovating for higher-quality images and to continue pioneering 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices. In addition, just as we ensure all our 3D technologies are precisely engineered for each platform, we also determine how to deliver them through the most agreeable business terms. Because we believe every screen deserves a chance to be 3D.

Theaters in over 100 countries trust MasterImage 3D for the clearest, sharpest 3D experiences — making us one of the fastest-growing digital 3D cinema system suppliers. But we also think people should get to enjoy a complete 3D experience any time they want. Our patented cell-matrix parallax barrier equips mobile devices with the leading 3D technology for autostereoscopic mobile display. MasterImage 3D is a global company with offices located around the world.

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EXECUTIVE TEAM

Younghoon Lee Chad Aaron Simon Cho Sean Lohan
Younghoon Lee
Chairman & CEO
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Chad Aaron
President & CFO
Simon Cho
CTO
Sean Lohan
SVP, Worldwide Cinema

COMPANY HISTORY

May 2015

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MasterImage 3D Ships Over 8,000 3D Systems Worldwide

The Ultimate 3D Experience Continues to Gain Momentum

MasterImage 3D has now shipped over 8,000 premium 3D cinema systems across 100 countries.

June 2014

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MasterImage 3D Breaks 3D Brightness Barrier

New HORIZON3D System Delivers 33% Light Efficiency

MasterImage 3D debuts industry’s brightest 3D digital cinema system at CineEurope 2014.

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MARCH 2014

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MasterImage 3D Launches High-Brightness HORIZON3D System

New System Provides Brighter 3D without Sacrificing Image Quality

MasterImage 3D announces the worldwide commercial availability of the HORIZON3D high-brightness 3D digital cinema system.

APRIL 2013

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Micromax Launches Smartphone with MasterImage 3D Display

Cell-Matrix 3D Display Enables New Generation of Mobile Content

Micromax announces the launch of their first, glasses-free 3D Smartphone, Canvas 3D A115 featuring MasterImage's Cell-Matrix 3D display technology.

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NOVEMBER 2012

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MasterImage 3D Releases New WAVE3D & DUAL3D Products

Enable Superior MasterImage 3D Quality at Any Screen Size or Booth-Type

The new 3D product introductions, WAVE3D and DUAL3D, address exhibitors’ desires to equip big and small screens with the highest quality presentation at competitive price-points.

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JULY 2012

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MasterImage 3D Partners with Truly

Partnership Brings Glasses-Free 3D Mobile Devices to the Global Marketplace

MasterImage 3D and Truly begin working together to bring high-quality, autostereoscopic (glasses-free) 3D mobile devices – from smartphones to tablets of all sizes – to a mass market.

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FEBRUARY 2012

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MasterImage 3D Partners with Qualcomm

10.1" 3D Reference Tablet Premieres at Mobile World Congress

MasterImage 3D’s Cell-Matrix Parallax Barrier technology showcased on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Mobile Development Platform Tablet.

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JANUARY 2012

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Mobile 3D Gets Bigger

The World's First 10.1" Glasses-Free 3D Tablet Display Premieres at CES

MasterImage 3D premieres the first-ever 10.1" tablet display at CES with WUXGA resolution, along with all-new 3D movie trailers, short-form videos, games, music videos, e-books and user-generated content.

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NOVEMBER 2011

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Introducing the CLARITY3D

MasterImage 3D Rolls Out Next-Generation 3D Digital Cinema System

New CLARITY3D system ensures the highest quality 3D image presentation and flexible business terms for eligible theater owners.

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MARCH 2011

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Samsung Ventures Invests in MasterImage 3D

MasterImage 3D Raises $15 Million in Venture Funding from Samsung Ventures

MasterImage 3D commits the investment to innovation — to advancing 3D solutions for cinema, smartphones, tablets, and to larger autostereoscopic displays.

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DECEMBER 2009

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MasterImage 3D Goes Hollywood

Moves Corporate Headquarters Closer To The Movie Studios

In tandem with the Symphony 3D investment, MasterImage 3D’s moves its headquarters to California.

DECEMBER 2009

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Symphony 3D Buys MasterImage 3D

Symphony 3D injects $15 million into MasterImage 3D

U.S.-based investor Symphony 3D Holdings acquires MasterImage 3D, enabling the Company to focus on expansion and diversification of its markets and new manufacturing agreements.

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FEBRUARY 2009

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Glasses-free 3D Phone Launches with MasterImage 3D Display

Working with Hitachi, MasterImage 3D is the first to successfully commercialize a 3D mobile phone with the launch of Hitachi’s Wooo H001.

NOVEMBER 2006

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MasterImage Launches First 3D Cinema System in Korea

Gives Exhibitors A New Choice In Presenting Digital 3D

MasterImage's first 3D cinema system, the MI-2100, delivers a realistic and immersive visual experience to moviegoers, and provides an innovative ownership model for exhibitors. 

The MI-2100 is then introduced to the broader Asian market in early 2007, to the U.S. in mid-2008, and to Europe in early 2009.

DECEMBER 2004

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MasterImage 3D is Founded

The Mission to Bring 3D to Every Screen Begins

MasterImage 3D is established in Seoul, Korea by Younghoon Lee.