Christie: Trendsetting and Trailblazing with Virtual Reality and Projection Mapping

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Christie, a company historically known for high end display, video wall and projection technology is continuously doing something which can only be described by a singular statement — blowing your mind. For those who may not yet be aware of what they do (that should be very few), Christie is a leading provider of high-performance […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: July 11, 2014

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It’s Friday and time for the Weekly Wrap-Up! Every week we give you a second look at some of the top stories from the week. This week’s wrap-up features some new product announcements from Extron and Christie, a post from Matt Cooper on the state of virtual reality in the AV industry, a review of […]

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InfoComm Offers a Plethora of Collaborations Solutions

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Practically everyone now offers a collaboration solution was the clear take away from my recent visit to InfoComm 2014. From telecons to document sharing; from video calling to video conferencing; solutions in all shapes and sizes could be had. I met with a number of companies at InfoComm and learned about many solutions, but clearly […]

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Christie Intros All-New Velvet Indoor LED Tiles

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Christie is expanding its line of high brightness tiled displays with the introduction of the Christie Velvet line of built-to-order, high resolution indoor LED panels. Marketed as seamless to integrate and available in various pixel pitches, Christie’s LED tiles are aimed at indoor applications such as retail, casinos, museums, corporate lobbies and control room environments, […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: June 6, 2014

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Happy Friday, and once again, we have the Weekly Wrap-Up for you. Every Friday we post this past week’s most important news stories in case you missed them or so you can get a second look. As we are getting ready for InfoComm 2014 we posted a preview of THE GAME 5.0 at this year’s […]

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Christie Buys Digital Signage Content Company Arsenal Media

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Christie announced today that it has acquired Montreal-based Arsenal Media Inc., a digital signage agency specializing in experiential installations, interactive content and strategic digital signage installations. Arsenal Media will become Christie Creative Media Services, operating within Christie’s Global Professional Services group. rAVe founder Gary Kayye says, “Arsenal Media is one of the top digital signage […]

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Christie’s Marketing Genius Has Hit with New Book of Transformations

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Christie has published and released The Book of Transformations — a “coffee table” style book that explores and celebrates how artists and technicians are using powerful projection display technologies to visually transform familiar structures and objects. The Book of Transformations provides key visuals, core plans and technical details on scores of projection mapping projects done […]

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Christie Debuts 4K DLP/Laser Projector with CinemaCon Demo

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Christie just announced a new laser projection architecture integrated with Dolby 3D that will be demo’d later this month at both the CinemaCon 2014 (Caesars Palace, March 24-27) and the National Association of Broadcasters NAB Show (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 5-10). Christie’s DLP Cinema laser projectors use 6-Primary (6P) color laser modules and are […]

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Christie Shows New 84” 4K and MicroTile Video Wall at DSE

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Among the products at Christie’s booth at DSE this year are its MicroTiles with the Christie Interactivity Kit; a technology preview of the new Christie QuadHD84P flat panel designed for both landscape and portrait modes; and Christie’s latest 46-inch ultra-narrow bezel LCD multipurpose flat panel. Building upon the features of the existing Christie QuadHD84 with […]

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Gorilla Glass Goes Big

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Gorilla Glass is not just on iPhones anymore. At last year’s Integrated Systems Europe show in Amsterdam, Corning’s Gorilla Glass division partnered with Christie Digital to bring the industry’s most rugged display. Well, the 2014 event brought two more partners and Corning’s Business Director of Large Format Corning Gorilla Glass, Dave Loeber, explained to rAVe’s […]

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Christie Adds Intuitive Touch and Affordable Commercial-Grade 1080p Panels

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Christie’s new 65-inch flat panel digital display debuted at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam today. The affordably priced, LED edge-lit Christie FHD651-T (with up to four simultaneous touches using infrared touch technology) and Christie FHD651-P both have a thin profile — just 2.7-inches deep for the touch (T) and 2.1-inches deep for […]

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Christie Upgrades Christie G Series, Launches New Christie Q Series

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At ISE, Christie announced three upgraded Christie G Series projectors, as well as the all new Christie Q Series. Providing 6,000 lumens and WXGA/HD/WUXGA resolution, the three new Christie G Series models are each high brightness 1-chip DLP projectors, while the Q Series ranges from 8,500 to 10,000 lumens and XGA, WXGA, and WUXGA resolutions […]

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Christie Brings Vive Audio to EMEA market at ISE

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Christie this month launched the Christie Vive Audio solution in EMEA to help exhibitors “complete the experience” for their movie-going audiences. Christie Vive Audio leverages an articulated, single enclosure line array speaker design and ribbon driver technology, and combines it with the first use of efficient, high-powered Class D amplification in cinema — all at […]

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Christie QuickConnect Allows iOS Control of Christie Projectors

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The Christie QuickConnect App enables end users and installers to project photos, documents and websites to a compatible Christie projector over Wi-Fi from their iOS devices. It also allows users to control their projector using an iOS device. This app is specifically designed to control Christie LW401, LWU421, LX501, LW551i, LWU501i, LX601i, DXG1051-Q, DWX951-Q and […]

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Christie Launches New 70″ Entero HB

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Christie is expanding its line-up of high-brightness, LED video wall cubes with the introduction of the Christie Entero HB 70″ HD front-access cube. These front-access cubes are aimed at environments that have space limitations. These also appear to have the narrowest screen gaps in the industry (only 0.2 to 1.7 mm nominal space between screens […]

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Christie to Introduce Q Series Projectors at ISE 2014

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Christie will introduce at ISE 2014 in Amsterdam a new series of 1-chip DLP projectors with the new Christie Q Series. The Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP platform has brightness options ranging from 8,500 to 10,000 lumens and XGA, WXGA and WUXGA resolutions. These projectors are designed for rental and staging applications, such as concerts or […]

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Christie Cuts Seams Nearly in Half with New S310 MicroTiles

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The new S310 screen option for Christie MicroTiles reduces seams to just 0.7 millimeters. Unless you’re a newbie to the AV industry or can’t read, you’ve likely heard about and seen MicroTiles in action. Combining the strengths of DLP and LED technology, Christie MicroTiles allow you to create a digital canvas using as many (or […]

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Christie Ships Mirage WQ-L Projector

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Christie’s newest Mirage WQ-L projector is an LED, 1-chip DLP projection system featuring WQXGA (2560×1600) resolution and 800 ANSI lumens. Using an LED light engine rated at 60,000-hours (approximately 6.5 years) life cycle, the Christie Mirage WQ-L includes Christie ArrayLOC for synchronized color and brightness management, which Christie says reduces calibration requirements. The Christie Mirage […]

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Christie Completes Dolby Atmos Testing & Licensing

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Christie this week announced that the Christie IMB, an integrated media block solution that converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment, now supports Dolby Atmos. The announcement follows beta tests at several large cinema customers of Christie that confirmed the Christie IMB – Dolby Atmos synergy, including support for all of […]

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Christie Beats Sony to Market and Installs First Laser-Only Projector

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Christie will supply and install the world’s first commercial digital laser projection solution at the Seattle Cinerama Theatre, a 4K Christie digital laser projector, with scalable light output up to 60,000 lumens. “When hi-tech visionary Paul G. Allen bought the theater in 1999, he gave Cinerama full rein to innovate in order to provide our […]

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Christie Grows Audio Line

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Christie’s new LA3C line array ceiling surround and Christie LA3S line array surround speakers are part of the Christie Vive Audio cinema sound solution that was announced in July. Featuring the combination of ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet, Christie says the additional speakers deliver exceptionally […]

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Christie’s 84-Inch 4K DIsplay Will Debut in Dubai

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Christie’s presence at InfoComm EMEA will see the “official” launch of its QuadHD84 flat panel display, a 4K resolution (3840×2160) @ 60Hz flat panel LCD with both computer and video sources. The display has twice the actual update rate over consumer ultra-high definition (UHD) TVs available on the market today. The native resolution of the […]

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Christie Ships Updated MicroTiles with Thinner Bezel

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Four years after launching MicroTiles, Christie has introduced a thinner-bezel version in the form of the Christie MicroTiles S310 screen. Featuring the same optical performance and construction as the S300, the Christie MicroTiles S310 screen is slightly larger and features 0.7-millimeter seams (compared to 1.3-millimeter seams for the S300). The S310 operating temperature range is […]

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Christie Launches Android App for Controlling M and J Series

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Christie’s Virtual Remote projector app, providing an alternative to the standard IR remote control, is now available for Android devices. The Virtual Remote provides wireless control of all Christie 3-chip DLP projectors in the Christie M Series and Christie J Series projector families. Christie Virtual Remote supports all capabilities of a standard IR remote including: […]

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Christie and The Sextant Group Help University Build Research Library of the Future

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Christie and The Sextant Group are helping redefine the components of a research library at North Carolina State University’s James B. Hunt Jr. Library in Raleigh, N.C. Achieving the school’s goal of securing a competitive advantage by equipping students with collaborative research tools for solving problems in today’s tech-driven society, the library sets a new […]

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