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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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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Visit the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Superbook as part of RPV’s Mount Hall of Fame Tour during InfoComm

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If you missed RPV’s Mount Hall of Fame last year, not to fear, they are resurrecting it in a BIG way again this year. Combined with a Behind the Mount booth tour, RPV will be offering a look at their Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Superbook project. This project collaboration with HB Communications and […]

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Christie Details DSE Plans and Debuts Digital Signage Creative Agency

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Christie will be focused on digital signage applications with the introduction of an array of media solutions, including Christie Experiential Networks (CEN) digital destinations at DSE 2015 in Las Vegas, March 10 – 13. As part of Christie’s professional services offering, the Christie THREE SIXTY digital media group enables partners and end-users to access one […]

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How the A/V/L Industry Sees the Church Market

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“This church market — it’s kind of a thing now, eh?” This is how the A/V/L industry sees the church market. Manufacturers and systems integrators are highlighting their House of Worship (H.O.W.) market products and installations more than ever before. The emphasis is directly correlated with the increase of sales into churches, which are starting […]

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Christie Increases Shipments of Solaria One to Theaters

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Shipments of the Christie Solaria One projector — a DCI-compliant solution based on Texas Instruments S2K DLP Cinema chipset — have accelerated since first units rolled off Christie’s manufacturing plant floors in November 2012. Small-screen theaters in China, Russia, India, Brazil and across Europe and North America are seizing the opportunity to purchase these complete, […]

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Christie Digital Systems Canada Wows Customers and Employees Alike With 70-Megapixel Digital Canvas

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Christie Digital Systems Canada sought to create an iconic display where technology, architecture and artistic design all intersected in the West Wing lobby of its Kitchener, Ontario, Canada office. Featuring sophisticated architectural integration and a unique technology solution to drive a 70-megapixel display, the project resulted in a stunning creative canvas for the company’s Artist-In-Residence […]

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Christie Debuts Two 3-Chip DLPs with 4K Resolution

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Today Christie introduced two new 3-chip DLP, 4K projectors — the Christie D4K2560 and Christie D4K3560. The company says these new D4K models are the 3-chip DLP 4K projectors from Christie that also offer frame rates at 60 frames per second (fps). Both the Christie D4K2560 (25,000 center lumens) and Christie D4K3560 (35,000 center lumens) […]

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Christie Unveils TruLife Electronics Platform

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Today Christie unveiled its latest electronics platform – Christie TruLife – with a proprietary, 1.2 Gigapixel per second, floating point architecture. Christie TruLife electronics forms the basis for the latest generation of projectors, which the company says is capable of delivering ultra high resolution, high frame rate video with high image fidelity (e.g., 4K resolution […]

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Christie Projectors to Show Lighting Options and Rental Staging Solutions at Prolight+Sound

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The Christie stand at the Frankfurt Prolight+Sound show will focus on Christie’s Nitro Solutions (integrated moving yokes), MicroTiles as well as their Roadster J and M Series 3-chip DLP projectors. The Christie Nitro YK100 is a single-arm yoke that has been purpose designed for the Christie M Series and Christie LX1500 to provide a range […]

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Christie Announces JumpStart Content Management System

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Here at ISE, Christie today announced the official launch of its Christie JumpStart content management solution into the EMEA market. JumpStart is designed for simplifying high resolution content on a multi-display or tiled digital canvas (edge-blended projectors). Christie JumpStart targets architectural markets including museums, universities, stadiums, corporate offices and retail stores needing high resolution, reliable […]

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WolfVision Rolls Out Green Strategy

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Dubbed NaturallyGreen, WolfVision claims they already have the “greenest” document camera line in the AV industry. In addition to the certification for quality management in accordance with ISO 9001, WolfVision also conforms to environmental management standards and is certified under ISO 14001. For a European manufacturer like WolfVision, stringent environmental protection directives also apply, such […]

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Nascar Hall of Fame Fan Board Lit Up With 250 Plus Christie MicroTiles

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(Disclosure: I do some writing for Christie, and prepared a case study on this project) One of the first BIG projects to come along for Christie Digital’s much-covered, much-praised MicroTiles technology is a signature installation at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC. The facility opened this spring and a focal point is a […]

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Prysm Makes InfoComm Debut: First System to Challenge Christie’s MicroTiles

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At InfoComm last month, Prysm, Inc. launched the industry’s first real challenge to Christie’s MicroTiles technology, powered by its proprietary technology, Laser Phosphor Display (LPD). Although larger than the MicroTiles, the Prysm solution is similar in that they are also “building block” style displays that can be stacked in a wide variety of sizes and […]

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Christie Digital Debuts the Ultimate 3D Projector

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Christie’s new Mirage WU7K-M is something you gotta see. Featuring a full WUXGA resolution (1920×1200) display and dual lamps (making uniformity nearly perfect), the Christie Mirage WU7K-M is a 6,300 ANSI lumens powerhouse. With dual-link DVI support at 330MHz full bandwidth and up to 10,000:1 contrast, the projector is designed for stereoscopic 3D applications and […]

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Christie Digital Picks Almo Pro A/V to Distribute Projectors

Almo Professional A/V and Christie Digital Give Partners “Bright Future” in High Power Projection Arena Almo Distributes Christie’s Full Line of Business Projectors and Integrated Projection Systems; Joint Education Programs Available  Expanding its reach into the high power projection arena, Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, is now working with Christie®, a […]

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Christie Wins Inaugural “Green AV” Award

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At the InfoComm 100 conference, Christie was named this year’s Green AV Award winner. The Green AV Award recognizes organizations for their commitment to social responsibility, sustainability and the environment. “Sustainability practices are important for the future of the AV industry,” said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. “InfoComm is pleased […]

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New HD 3D Projectors From Christie up Resolution by 41 Percent

Christie, again taking a leadership role in yet another vertical market, announced the Christie Mirage HD Series, the first native 1920 x 1080 HD, 3-chip DLP projectors with active stereo. Christie says the series has 41 percent more resolution than previous 3D projection technology. The company says its new platform allows images to be powered […]

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Christie Introduces New Control Room Product Line

Christie introduced a whole new control room product line, the TotalVIEW system. The system includes the latest single-chip XGA and SXGA+ DLP rear projection display engine technology, custom configurable digital display wall controllers, rear projection displays ranging from 50” to 100” diagonal and the latest in Christie’s line of rear screen 3-chip DLP tiling projectors […]

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