Christie and Spinitar Pour ‘Liquid Light’ Onto InterContinental San Diego

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The San Diego arts community is thriving, thanks to innovative installations such as the one that Christie and Spinitar, working with TruClear Global and Tempest, have installed on the south façade of the InterContinental San Diego hotel, using Christie HS Series projectors and a Christie Pandoras Box media server. The end result is a permanent digital art display called ‘Liquid Light’ – a large […]

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Projection Pioneer Jack Kline Steps Down After 40 Years at Christie

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Christie has announced that Jack Kline, a pioneer in digital cinema technology and architect of the innovative Virtual Print Fee (VPF) that accelerated the adoption of digital projection in movie theaters and created a revolution in global entertainment, is stepping down as Chairman, President and CEO of Christie after 40 years with the company, effective […]

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Christie Debuts New MicroTiles LED

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Nearly a decade after the launch of the original Christie MicroTiles (rear-screen DLP cubes), Christie has launched a new LED version called, appropriately, the MicroTiles LED. Marketed to be smaller, brighter and more flexible than the first-generation, Christie MicroTiles LED makes its global debut at ISE 2019 this week in Amsterdam. Delivering P3 color space […]

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Updated: R.I.P. Christie MicroTiles — True Innovation is Laid to Rest

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Update: We just heard from Christie, who told us that although it’s true the original Christie MicroTiles are being retired, an all-new version that’s “smaller, brighter and faster to install” will be announced at ISE next week in Amsterdam. Stay tuned for more information! I just received an official notice from Christie Digital, today, that […]

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SDVoE Alliance Offers Full-Day of Education and Training Opportunities at ISE 2019

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8) the SDVoE Alliance will present a free program of in-depth education sessions for system integrators, designers, consultants, installers and manufacturers who want to become educated on the SDVoE signal management platform, which offers matrix switch performance, advanced AV processing and AV-over-IP capability, plus interoperability supported by over […]

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Christie FHD553-X Joins Ultra Series Lineup of LCD Panels

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Introduced today, the new Christie FHD553-X LCD flat panel, which replaces the FHD552-X, is an ultra-narrow bezel (1.7 millimeters) flat panel designed for video wall applications requiring brightness uniformity. It can be used in either portrait or landscape mode, offers a native resolution of 1920×1080 and is LED backlit. Christie is aiming this LCD at […]

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Christie Intros APS Series of 3LCD Laser Projectors

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The new Christie APS Series of 3LCD laser projectors, which were launched today, are specified to deliver up to 6,500 ISO lumens. The Christie LWU650-APS and Christie LWU530-APS have a five-year or 10,000-hour warranty (whichever occurs first) and 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio. The Christie APS Series are designed for classrooms, boardrooms and other small-space environments as […]

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Christie Expands RGB Laser Projection Line With Mirage SST

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Christie just announced the launch of the Christie Mirage SST, an RGB laser projection solution featuring Christie TruLife electronics. Featuring a fiber-coupled projection head, the Mirage SST is designed for complex applications including theme park attractions, dome theaters and planetariums. Weighing 110 pounds (50 kilograms) and using a small form factor, the Mirage SST projection […]

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Christie Debuts 40,000 Lumen Christie RealLaser D4K40-RGB Projector

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Large venues, sports facilities, domes, giant screens, planetariums and theme park attractions are among the application targeted by the new Christie D4K40-RGB 3DLP projector (3840×2160). Designed with Christie TruLife electronics and Christie RealLaser illumination, the company says that the Christie D4K40-RGB produces greater than 90 percent of the Rec. 2020 color space. Specified at over […]

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Christie Launches Multi-Touch 86-inch 4K UHD LCD Display

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Christie has announced the official launch of the Christie UHD861-LT, an 86-inch UHD LCD panel with an integrated touch screen. The panel is part of Christie’s Access Series family of displays, which are available in 55-, 65-, 75- and 86-inch sizes. The new display is Crestron Connected and features integrated touch. It’s designed for 16/7 […]

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SDVoE Alliance to Offer AV-over-IP Education Sessions at Integrate 2018

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At Integrate 2018 in Sydney Aug. 22-24, the SDVoE Alliance will offer a series of training sessions focusing on Ethernet as the transport for AV signals in professional AV environments and the ecosystem around the SDVoE platform which allows software to define AV applications. The sessions will be presented by Victor Vettorello of Christie, Domenic […]

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Stewart Filmscreen Partners with Projector Manufacturers, Show Application-Driven Images at InfoComm 2018

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Stewart Filmscreen partnered with Christie and Digital Projection to bring application-driven, reference-quality images to the InfoComm 2018 show floor, where discerning show attendees demand the best possible AV experience. The only two-time Academy Award–winning manufacturer of projection screens and projection screen materials for the AV industry, Stewart Filmscreen delivers on the promise of a high-performance […]

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Christie Expands Capabilities of Mystique Install Software

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Christie has announced a major update to Christie Mystique Install, a software that configures, aligns, warps and blends complex multi-projector arrays. With Mystique Install – Large Scale Experience (LSE) Edition, recalibration of complex projection mapping on 3D surfaces now just takes — according to Christie — a single click. Mystique Install – LSE detects any […]

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Christie Previews Automated Content Generation Using AI for Pandoras Box at InfoComm

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Christie previewed a new capability of Christie Pandoras Box media server at InfoComm 2018: Automated Content Generation (ACG), allowing customers the freedom to develop quality content easily. Automated Content Generation exploits new artificial intelligence technologies, providing Pandoras Box users with tools for creating repeatable content — a first in the media server market. Use of […]

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Christie Expands Laser Line with Launch of 16,000 and 20,000 Lumen 1-Chip DLP projectors

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Christie just announced the addition of four new 1DLP laser projection solutions. At 20,000 lumens, the Christie D20WU-HS/D20HD-HS claim to be the lightest and brightest 1DLP laser projectors available, and at 16,000 lumens, the Christie D16WU-HS/D16HD-HS are the lightest and brightest 1DLP laser projectors to operate at full brightness on a single 15A, 110V circuit. […]

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Christie Adds Two New 4K HS Series Models to Its 1-Chip DLP Laser Projector Lineup

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Christie is adding to its 1DLP laser lineup with the new 4K7-HS and 4K10-HS models. Featuring 4K UHD resolution and Christie BoldColor Technology for the most accurate color reproduction possible, both models are equipped with Christie Twist warping and blending software and the omni-directional capability to be installed in businesses, public spaces, hotels, higher education […]

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Christie Demonstrates AV Experiences at InfoComm 2018

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Christie technology will be on display in Booth N706 during InfoComm 2018. The show takes place June 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and will see the official launch of Christie Guardian as an option in the new, globally debuting, Mystique Install 2.0. Other global launches include the introduction of three new Christie HS Series projectors — including a 4K ultra high […]

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Christie Extreme Series Adds 49-inch LCD with 1.8mm Bezel

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Christie is expanding its Extreme Series lineup of high-performance LCD displays with the introduction of the FHD493-XE 49-inch extremely narrow bezel display. Featuring a 1.8mm combined bezel width, panel matching and Christie Phoenix EP compatibility, the FHD493-XE is designed for 24/7 applications. Panel matching for color and brightness means that each panel comes pre-calibrated so that when used in video wall applications they stay […]

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Christie Expands Laser Phosphor Line with GS Series

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Christie continues to expand its comprehensive mainstream projector lineup with the new 1DLP Christie DHD635-GS and Christie DWU635-GS laser phosphor models featuring embedded warping and blending technology, dynamic contrast, 360-degree orientation, and both portrait and landscape mode. Both models are aimed at a wide range of applications including corporate boardrooms and meeting rooms, classrooms, lecture halls, houses of worship, hotel conference rooms, museums, […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 689: Christie Demos and Explains Terra Controller Software on rAVe RADIO

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Gary was joined for a follow-up of last month’s ISE show by Christie Senior Product Manager Karl Johnson on a special videocast. Today rAVe RADIO listeners (and viewers) will learn about Christie’s build-out of simplifying AV-over-IP infrastructure. In this videocast, Karl shows us Christie Terra software, which enables the transport, processing and control of audiovisual […]

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Christie Intros New Lower Cost Velvet CorePlus LED

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The new Christie Velvet CorePlus LED offers design flexibility for a value-priced LED video wall solution. Ranging in pixel pitches from 1.2 to 4.0 millimeters, the single architecture scales more easily to popular resolutions including 4K, is fully customizable with remote and on-board options and can be both installed and serviced from either the front or back. Perfect for public […]

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Christie Boxer Is First Projector with Integrated SDVoE 10G AV-over-IP Port

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The Christie Boxer 3DLP projector is the first, ever, projector with a direct interface for up to 4K content and control over 10G Ethernet using the SDVoE standard. The Christie Terra SDVoE input board for Boxer allows for video, audio and control onto a single system using a single cable. As an SDVoE Alliance founder, Christie is leading the transition of AV systems from bandwidth-limited, scale-limited, circuit-switched signal infrastructures onto […]

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Christie Intros APEX 0.9mm LED Video Wall With Ultra-Fine Pixel Pitch

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Christie is enhancing the Christie Velvet Apex Series line of products with the launch of the APEX 0.9-millimeter LED video wall. Available in ultra-fine pixel pitches from 0.9-millmeter to 2.5-millimeter and featuring a 16:9 aspect ratio. Apex 0.9 is a 0.96-millimeter pitch LED that delivers amazing colors, brightness at high uniformity. The new offering allows for scaling to popular resolutions in a […]

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Christie Expands D Series, Its 3LCD Value Line

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Christie is expanding its D Series lineup with three new value-priced single-lamp models, which are available with up to 8100 ISO lumens and both WUXGA (1920×1200) and HD (1920×1080) resolutions. The new Christie D Series projectors offer 65,000:1 contrast ratio, 3,000 hours of lamp life, and easy integration – designed for higher education, business, museums, houses of worship, government facilities […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series Projector

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Designed specifically for staging and high-usage applications, the new Christie Crimson projector line uses 3DLP laser phosphor technology and have lumens outputs up to 25,000. Featuring an IP5X sealed, solid-state laser light source, all Crimson projectors weigh 165-pounds and are spec’d at 2000:1 contrast ratio. The launch includes two models – the 1920 x 1200 […]

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Christie Debuts DWU630-GS Projector, Aims at Higher Ed

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Specified to operate for 20,000 hours, the new DWU630-GS from Christie is a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions 1-chip DLP projector that outputs 6700 ISO and 6,000 ANSI lumens. Using a blue laser phosphor light source, the DWU630-GS is aimed at the higher education markets but can be used nearly everywhere, to be frank. It includes […]

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Christie Experiential Network Taps Times Square Strategies and MVP Interactive for Largest Interactive DOOH Network in North America

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The Christie Experiential Network (CEN), the immersive experiential Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) group there, has announced a partnership with Times Square Strategies and MVP Interactive. CEN, the world’s first experiential media network in movie theaters, has tapped Times Square Strategies and MVP Interactive to fuel its game-changing and highly engaging mix of branded, interactive content and mobile-based interactions. The network connects […]

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Christie Digital’s Video Walls for Control Rooms Guide Is Pure Awesomeness

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Christie Digital just launched an educational white paper for selecting the right video wall for control system applications. Of course, it’s full of Christie products – they produced it. But, even with that in there, we think this is a must-have guide of you are in the market for designing or building a control system. […]

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Christie Adds to Its GS Series with 10K Lumen Models with BoldColor Technology

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The new Christie DHD1075-GS and Christie DWU1075-GS 10,000 ISO lumen laser phosphor projectors combine many of the potent features from the Christie HS Series, including more powerful grid-based warping and blending with Christie BoldColor Technology, all in a more compact form-factor. Whether used in fixed installations or event staging, the DHD1075-GS and DWU1075-GS are “rugged” and built for staging as well as […]

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Christie’s Use of SDVoE Validates Standard, But rAVe Gets Scoop Bigger Than That

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The SDVoE just got the biggest endorser yet. SDVoE is currently the only off-the-shelf technology that offers a “full stack solution” for AV-over-IP.  SDVoE addresses the full seven-layer OSI network stack and offers solutions at every layer. SDVoE technology creates a flexible hardware and software platform which can enable many applications including matrix switches, KVM switches, video walls controllers and multiview image processors. It can also be integrated […]

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