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 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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