Christie Intros Christie Mystique Install Software


Christie has simplified the process of creating spectacular large-scale visual experiences by combining its industry-leading tools and expertise into Christie Mystique Install. Christie Mystique is a suite of software, hardware and services that applies Christie’s expertise and technology to support complex projection applications. We shot a video explaining it at this past summer’s InfoComm here. […]

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Christie Pandoras Box 6.0 and Widget Designer 6.0 Debut


The new Christie Pandoras Box 6.0 media server is officially launching this week and it combines the newest rendering technology with intuitive media and show control. Among its new features, Multi User mode allows multiple Pandoras Box operators to split the workload of a project and benefit from the increased efficiency by working on different […]

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Christie’s New Projection Learning Series — All About Illumination


The projection market is transitioning faster than the speed of light. OK, maybe not that fast, but speaking of light, Christie launched an educational video series EnLIGHTened Projection Learning Series as a great primer on how projection illumination works and what the differences are between each technology. As everyone knows by now, laser is the newest […]

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Christie Intros Budget-Friendly Displays


Christie has introduced two new LCD flat panels as part of a new series, the FHD492-XV and FHD552-XV, which are versatile and rated for 24/7 use in control rooms of government facilities, public utilities, security and surveillance, telecommunications and transportation. These displays offer a combined 13-millimeter (6.5 mm per side) bezel for use in video […]

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New Christie Phoenix EP Extends Phoenix Product Family


Christie is expanding the Phoenix family of products with the launch of the Phoenix EP (Embedded Processor) this week. A compact, scalable solution for managing content on single or multiple panels, the Phoenix EP installs directly into compatible Christie displays – which also provide power – and connects directly to a network using CATx cable.  […]

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Westgate’s Las Vegas Property Screams PIXELS!


When you walk in to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook (yes, that’s the entire name — just registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) you are simply amazed. I’d heard all the hype (and probably you have as well) but even it doesn’t do this install justice. What HB Communications, rp Visual Solutions and Christie accomplished […]

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Christie Wins Universal Parks and Resorts Projector Business


Universal Parks & Resorts has entered into a corporate partnership agreement with Christie, which will see Christie outfitting all of Universal Parks & Resorts with Christie projection systems – even branding them as their “official provider.” The agreement includes Universal Parks & Resorts’ Theme Parks and CityWalk complexes throughout the United States. As a Universal […]

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Christie Launches the Ultimate Service for Integrators – Called MYSTIQUE


At InfoComm, Christie launched a new service and set of tools to help integrators augment their offerings to customers called Mystique. Christie Mystique makes it simpler to create spectacular large-scale visual experiences by applying Christie’s expertise, knowledge and technology to support the design, installation and operation of complex projection systems. Mystique can help with large scale experiences […]

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Allure and Christie Experiential Advertising Network Launch Data Analytics Solution Powered by Thinaire


Allure and its Christie Experiential Network (CEN) team, creating engaging experiential Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) solutions, has announced their data driven analytics solution for advertisers powered by Thinaire’s proximity engagement marketing technology platform. Adding the proprietary Thinaire mobile engagement platform will enable CEN’s animated digital posters and experiential displays to serve as launch pads for dynamic […]

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My InfoComm 2016 Video Interview with Christie


I love talking to Jeevan Vivegananthan, Christie’s Senior Director of Product Management, Displays & Processing, as it’s clear he loves AV technology – and so do I. But, there’s no question that the best booth at InfoComm 2016 is Christie’s as they constructed a hockey arena onto show floor and integrated with all sorts of […]

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Christie Launches MYSTIQUE


Christie previewed the new Christie Mystique suite of tools, including software, hardware and services at InfoComm 2016. Supporting the design, installation and operation of sports venues and other Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) venues and attractions, Mystique will augment Christie’s line of projectors, visual displays and services by providing system design, pre-visualization tools, including Virtual Reality technology […]

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Christie Intro AP Series of Compact, Affordable Projectors


The new Christie AP Series of 3LCD projectors deliver 5,000 ANSI lumens in a compact and very affordable package. Both the Christie LW502 and Christie LWU502 deliver the Christie performance standard and HDBaseT (HDBT) single-cable connectivity for both digital signal and control. With the LW502 delivering 5,000:1 and LWU502 offering up to 10,000:1 contrast ratio, […]

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You Can Tour World’s Largest Indoor LED Videowall While at InfoComm 2016


Westgate Resorts SuperBook, the largest race and sports book in Las Vegas, now features Christie Velvet LED tiles in a 67-meter (220’ wide) by 6-meter (20’ tall) video wall, also called the highest resolution indoor LED video wall in the world. Westgate Resorts leaned on the expertise of RP Visual Solutions (RPV), Christie and HB […]

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Christie Celebrates 10 Years of Environmental Initiatives


Christie is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its Environmental Management System (EMS). The system, based on ISO 14001, focuses on building and continually improving Christie’s environmental performance. The EMS encompasses numerous environmental programs including waste reduction, recycling, water and electricity reduction, facility and operational improvements, with a significant net CO2 reduction. Chairman, president and CEO […]

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Christie Allure Announces Packaged VideoWall Systems


Allure “out of the box” Video Wall (by Christie) packages designed to make implementation easier, quicker and more cost effective, all while offering a choice of top quality displays, warranties and installation services. Packages start at four displays and include as many as 25 displays designed to transform high traffic areas such as retail spaces, […]

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Christie Vive Audio Expands Cinema Loudspeakers Offerings with LS Series


Christie just announced the launch of the Christie Vive Audio LS Series four-way screen channel and two-way surround loudspeakers at CinemaCon 2016. Featuring planar ribbon driver technology with its low distortion and superior transient response characteristics, LS Series screen channels are single-enclosure designs and ideal for most 5.1 and 7.1 distributed sound applications. Christie says […]

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Christie Adds Four Laser-Phosphor Projectors with New GS Series Using Rec. 709


Christie has announced new 1DLP lineup GS Series of laser-phosphor projectors, including two HD models with BoldColor Technology. The line is aimed at corporate meeting rooms, trade shows, entertainment venues and rental staging. More advanced than previous GS models, the four professional-grade models use a grid-based warping and blending processor and also have an option […]

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Christie Brio Now Compatible with Apple iOS9


Christie Brio is now compatible with Apple iOS9 and OS X El Capitan offering AirPlay Mirroring. Christie Brio enables wireless sharing of devices in meeting rooms and classrooms. Christie Brio family includes: Christie Brio Enterprise: Integrates into a local area network for access to Internet and network services so you can collaborate securely and share […]

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Captured at #ISE2016 Part 2: The Show


In Part 1 I explained that I’ve previously written blogs capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows. This time I decided to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place […]

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Christie HS Series Is 12K Lumen 1DLP Laser Phosphor Projector


Christie just introduced the brightest 1-chip 1DLP laser phosphor projector in the Christie HS Series. Featuring what they are calling ‘BoldColor Technology’ it has a color wheel that spins at 3x speed or normal 1-chip DLPs. The Christie D12HD-HS​ and Christie D12WU-HS, respectively, are HD (1080p) and WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution in a compact chassis. Aimed […]

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Christie Intros Pandoras Box Version 5.9 Media Server from Coolux for Faster, More Efficient Operation


Christie has launched a new Pandoras Box media server system (Version 5.9) that features a standalone Kiosk Mode, a completely redesigned Patch-Tab, the addition of a Cues Tab for an overview of all cues, and an optimized Pandoras Box Codec. It debuted at this week’s ISE 2016 show in Amsterdam. The Pandoras Box system is […]

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ISE 2016: Christie Adds New Velvet Apex Series of Narrow-Pitch LED Tiles


Christie today launched its new Christie Velvet Apex Series of LED tiles featuring 1.2 and 1.6 millimeter pixel pitches. Part of the Christie Velvet family, Apex Series is designed for 24/7 critical viewing applications including command and control rooms, and high security surveillance monitoring. Apex Series’ are also suitable for corporate lobbies, museums, large-scale experiences, […]

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Christie Launches Three New Boxer Models With 20K, 25K and 30K Lumens


Christie, today, ahead of ISE, launched three new Boxer models with 2K resolution and 20,000, 25,000 and 30,000 center lumens, depending on the model. Now available in multiple software performance configurations, the Christie Boxer Series offers choices based on resolution, brightness and budget requirements. With an upgrade path to higher brightness, resolution and performance capabilities, […]

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New Compact and Quiet Christie Q Series Debuts


Christie has a new set of 1-chip DLP projectors with the new Christie DWU1052-Q and Christie DHD1052-Q, both featuring improved warping and blending. Aimed at applications including concerts, live theater, lecture halls, conventions, hotels, public spaces and other venues where bright and precise imagery is key, end users will experience the benefits of the improved […]

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Christie Launches Single-Chip DLP, 12,000-Lumen HS Projector Series


Christie is launching a new single-chip DLP laser phosphor projector line — the Christie HS Series — which Christie says that at 10,000 lumens is the brightest 1-chip DLP laser-phosphor projector on the market. Featuring “BoldColor Technology” with three times the color wheel speed (of a normal one-chip DLP), the Christie D12HD-HS and Christie D12WU-HS […]

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Driven by the AV and IT Life


After completing the first show of the new season of rAVe Radio’s AV Power Up with great guests Cory Schaeffer, TJ Adams and Joey D’Angelo at QSC, it got me to thinking about my standing in the industry, as well as my thoughts about it. These three individuals who have major profiles in the industry […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Premiers on Christie 4K Projectors and 388 MicroTiles

Christie answered the call Monday night to bring a unique experience to guests attending the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by providing spectacular red carpet displays. “Disney and Christie have been sharing projection and display ideas and innovations for several years now to provide audiences with unparalleled moviegoing experiences,” said Michael Kern, […]

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Premiers on Christie 4K Projectors and 388 MicroTiles


Christie answered the call Monday night to bring a unique experience to guests attending the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by providing spectacular red carpet displays. “Disney and Christie have been sharing projection and display ideas and innovations for several years now to provide audiences with unparalleled moviegoing experiences” said Michael Kern, Disney’s VP, […]

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Christie’s LED Walls White Paper Is Perfect Sales Companion


Anyone can sell LCD displays. But, selling LED Walls takes pixel-pitch knowledge, expertise and understanding of how the human-eye sees color and resolution. Christie has launched a new white paper that addresses all of this. In addition to explaining the applications, it goes through and educates the reader on how we see pixels. As you […]

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