Thomson sees significant opportunities from Analog-to-Digital Cinema Transition

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Boulogne–(MARKET WIRE)–Nov 10, 2005 — PARIS, France and BURBANK, Calif., – November 10, 2005 -Thomson (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that its Services division has reached digital cinema usage agreements with DreamWorks, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. to accelerate the deployment of digital cinema systems in North America. In addition, the company is in late stage negotiations with Twentieth Century Fox, New Line Cinema, and The Weinstein Company and expects these studios to be part of the initial deployment. The agreements reinforce Thomson’s global leadership in the provision of electronic delivery services and technologies to the world of content producers and distributors.