ProAV Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: CX, Crystal Balls and a Hot Debate on AV-over-IP

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ProAV is at a crossroads today. And it’s not just because so many of us are working from home and don’t know what the commercial/business space will look like in three months, even with well-researched predictions. Big innovations in ProAV were happening long before COVID-19, but the pandemic has expedited — expedited like the first […]

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Christie evolves MicroTiles LED with new Active 3D capabilities

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CYPRESS, Calif. – (February 6, 2020) – The innovation of Christie MicroTiles LED continues with the debut of Active 3D, launching at ISE 2020. Visitors to the Christie stand, 1-H70, will see the new capabilities of Christie MicroTiles LED 1.25mm tiles in action. Christie’s Active 3D for MicroTiles LED enables a robust, flicker-free 3D experience. […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 945: Christie Will Focus on AV-over-IP Terra at ISE 2020

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Christie will be at ISE 2020 focused on its Terra SDVoE-based 10G AV-over-IP platform and has integrated it into even more products — including input cards for nearly its entire projector lineup too. And, of course, the new MicroTiles LED is SDVoE. Listen to this podcast with Christie’s Product Management and Business Development rep, Karl […]

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Christie introduces brighter Crimson HD31 and WU31 for same low price as Crimson 25

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CYPRESS, Calif. – (January 16, 2020) – The new Christie® Crimson Series of 3DLP® laser projectors, introduced today, deliver 31,500 ISO lumens for the same price as the Crimson 25 models with the same 60Hz processing and Christie BoldColor Technology in a compact, rugged package for rental, staging and fixed installation customers. Users will also experience the same Christie TruLife™ electronics and the […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series of 3DLP Laser Projectors

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The new Christie Crimson Series of 3DLP laser projectors are specified to deliver 31,500 ISO lumens for the same price as the Crimson 25 models with the same 60Hz processing and Christie BoldColor Technology in a compact, rugged package for rental, staging and fixed installation customers. These projectors offer the same Christie TruLife electronics and […]

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Christie Adds 64-Bit Processing to Pandoras Box Version 6.4

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With the release of the new Pandoras Box Version 6.4, Christie introduces its new 64-bit processing software to the video server market. The Christie Pandoras Box is a family of hardware and software tools for real-time video processing and show control, excelling in live events, projection mapping, image compositing and interactive applications. The new version is […]

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Christie releases 64-bit version of Pandoras Box

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CYPRESS, Calif. – (December 16, 2019) – The demand for greater performance to process, play and control higher resolutions and data volumes on multiple displays is growing. With the new Pandoras Box Version 6.4, Christie® introduces its new 64-bit processing software, which meets the highest possible requirements and greatly increases the performance of existing processing […]

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Christie is bringing latest TAA compliant technology and expertise to The Video Show

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WASHINGTON – (December 3, 2019) – Christie will be showcasing its TAA compliant projection, LED, LCD and processing solutions at The Video Show from Dec. 4-5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, with Christie experts on-hand to answer any questions. Visitors to the Christie booth (no. 705) will see firsthand how Christie technology enables the […]

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Christie Crimson laser projectors illuminate Sydney Opera House for Diwali and Remembrance Day

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SYDNEY – (November 25, 2019) – The iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House were transformed into a digital canvas showcasing brilliant and lifelike projections to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali, and to observe Remembrance Day. Designed, planned and executed by Christie’s longstanding Australian partner The Electric Canvas (TEC), thestunning projections were made possible […]

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Fully Restored Apollo 11 Mission Control Room Features Christie Projectors

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Christie announced its laser projectors are part of a restoration of the Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Fifty years after Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon, the decommissioned room (known as MOCR 2) has been recreated in its 1969 state. It includes everything from restored communication consoles […]

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Christie APS and GS Series laser projectors installed at Helsinki’s University of the Arts

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HELSINKI – (November 21, 2019) – The University of the Arts recently upgraded some of its audiovisual facilities to improve the student experience. Electro Waves, a local integrator, carried out the work which includes new Christie APS and the GS Series laser projectors in a number of lecture theaters and music performance halls. With its combination of disciplines including fine art, music and […]

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Christie Extends Flat Panel LCD Lineup

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Christie extended its flat panel LCD lineup Monday with two new 55-inch Extreme Series flat panels and a 98-inch flat panel. The 55-inch flat panels, dubbed the FHD554-XZ-H and FHD554-XZ-HR, have 0.44-millimeter (combined .88-mm gap)  narrow bezels and are TAA-compliant. Plus, they’re 4K at 60Hz delivery. The Extreme Series flat panels are aimed at: military/government […]

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Christie Claims It Has the World’s First 4K DCI RGB Laser Projector with HDR

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Christie just launched the Christie Eclipse, a 4K RGB pure laser projector featuring Christie RealLaser illumination with HDR — aimed at the ProAV market. According to Christie, the Eclipse is capable of a degree of detail and depth of color that has never been possible with any ProAV projection system. With true HDR, Christie Eclipse […]

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Christie Adds 75″ and 86″ Versions to 4K TAA-Compliant Secure Series Display Line

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Christie is expanding its Secure Series line of large-format TAA-compliant, non-RF (radio frequency) LCD panels, designed specifically for secure-facility environments. Featuring 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160), these plug-and-play 75″ and 86″ panels are ideal for meeting rooms, control rooms or digital signage applications. These displays join existing 55-and 65-inch models in the Secure Series. The SUHD751-P/SUHD861-P […]

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Regal Cinemas and Cineworld Picks Christie’s RealLaser Cinema Projectors

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Christie just announced that Cineworld Group – the world’s second largest cinema exhibitor (known as Regal Cinemas in the USA) – has signed an agreement to acquire more than 1,000 of Christie’s RGB pure laser cinema projectors featuring Christie RealLaser illumination technology. “At Cineworld, we have always focused on leading technologies to benefit the cinema […]

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Christie Debuts Core Series LED and CorePlus LED Displays

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Christie at InfoComm launched the Christie Core Series and the Christie CorePlus. Core Series is designed for applications such as shopping mall kiosks, airport and public transit signage and select corporate installations with budgetary constraints. With pixel pitches from 1.2 to 2.5 mm, redundant on-board power and ADA-compliant mount system; Christie Core Series installs directly […]

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Christie Adds Four New LCD Monitors — One Includes an SDVoE (Terra) Input

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Christie is introducing four new flat panels including the Christie UHD654-X-HR 65-inch with Christie Terra (SDVoE-based AV-over-IP) that allows routing and scaling 4K sources. Combined with Christie Terra, Christie’s AV-over-IP solution, the UHD654-X-HR delivers a turnkey videowall solution using a 65″ monitor — instead of a 55″ like every other monitor company. Debuting at InfoComm […]

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Christie Is All About Moving from Conception to Reality at InfoComm 2019

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Christie’s 90-year history is marked by continuous technological innovation, from the advent of digital cinema projection and the original MicroTiles to the first high brightness, all-in-one RGB pure laser illuminated projector and the Spyder X80, a powerful image processor. Its latest hardware and software solutions will be on display at InfoComm 2019, June 12-14 in […]

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Got Christie? Almo ProAV Does — And It’s the Entire Lineup

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Almo Professional A/V and Christie have expanded their Latin American distribution partnership into the U.S. As a result, Christie’s high lumen and laser projectors, LCD panels and Christie MicroTiles LED are now available to Almo resellers and integrators nationwide. Christie has also joined the fall 2019 Almo E4 Experience, which takes place in the New […]

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Christie DS is New Small 3LCD Laser Projectors

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The new Christie DS Series is a trio of 3LCD laser projectors with ISO lumens ranging from 7,500 to 9,000, as well as a 4,000,000:1 contrast ratio. The Christie LWU755-DS, LHD878-DS and the LWU900-DS projectors feature 360-degree orientation for flexible installation and comprehensive input/output options including HDBaseT. These low maintenance projectors offer up to 50,000 […]

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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 Christie View at ISE 2019

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Christie showed at ISE 2019 a technology preview of Christie View, which represents an all-new way of seeing content, allowing up to four users to view different content on the same screen at the same time. The system displays up to four inputs from a single projector simultaneously, so each user can have a different […]

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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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