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CHRISTIE SERVES UP CONTENT WITH MODULAR MULTI-TOUCH INTERACTIVITY KIT AND HIGH PERFORMANCE SOFTWARE AND MEDIA SERVER

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Christie®, a global visual technology company, today unveiled the newest members of its Christie® MicroTiles™ solutions family, the Christie® i-Kit touch interactivity kit, powered by Baanto™ ShadowSense™, and the Christie® JumpStart software and media server, both on technology preview at the Christie InfoComm booth #2127 through to June 17.

Christie i-Kit Allows End-Users to Pinch, Flick, Rotate and Scroll through Touch Interactivity
The Christie i-Kit, a breakthrough multi-touch interactivity kit suitable for large format displays, attaches to the perimeter of any large arrayed display up to 16 x 6, including Christie MicroTiles, allowing multiple users to interact simultaneously with a rectangular video wall with sufficient resolution and speed to support finger-based gestures.

Other features of the Christie i-Kit touch interactivity:
− Seamless integration with MicroTiles and the new Christie® JumpStart
− Simply plugs into USB on more

Christie Applauds ShowCanada 2011 25th Anniversary and Canadian Exhibitors

Canadian moviegoers have always expected the best in cinema quality and a full range of content on their screens, and the theatre owners who make up the Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada (MPTAC) have been meeting this expectation for many years. Helping them to achieve best-of-breed quality in projection and state-of-the-art digital signage and lobby displays is the goal of Christie®, the exhibitors’ valued partner, which now supplies 90 percent of the nation’s digital cinema projector installations.

With the industry’s 25th anniversary conference, ShowCanada 2011, scheduled for May 31–June 2, in Ottawa, it is notable that Christie contributes greatly to Canada’s knowledgebase in cinema and visual display technology. The company is the only provider of high performance digital cinema projectors headquartered in North America, with its manufacturing located in Kitchener, Ontario.

“Christie’s digital cinema solutions provide eye-popping image quality the first time and every time more

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LED Driven Christie Mirage WU-L Offers Years of Worry-Free 2D-3D Projection

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Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, today extended its acclaimed Mirage Series projector line with the launch of the Christie Mirage WU-L, whose innovative , solid-state LED light engine offers years of worry-free operation without compromising image quality.

The Christie Mirage WU-L delivers high resolution and rich pixel density, as well as continuous system calibration, in a small footprint unit capable of advanced 2D-3D visualizations. Targeted to the professional market, the Christie Mirage WU-L is suitable for everything from entertainment, to museums and education, scientific research, manufacturing, and oil and gas exploration facilities.

LED DLP Offers 60,000 Hours of Maintenance-Free Service

The 1-chip DLP® with RGB LED is the first Mirage Series projector to use solid-state LED illumination, providing precise, lifelike, vibrant colors and consistent performance over an estimated 60,000-hours (approximately 6.5 years) life cycle.

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Christie and Flexible Picture Systems Announce the Flexible Partner Program for Warp and Blend

Christie® and Flexible Picture Systems (FPS) are pleased to announce the Flexible Partner Program. The program offers Christie dealers the opportunity to combine the geometry correction and edge blending of the Image AnyPlace-200 stand-alone scaler product with Christie’s 1-chip DLP® and LCD projectors. With the Flexible Partner program, Christie dealers receive preferred pricing on Image AnyPlace-200, priority customer service and extended hours of technical support.

“We are really excited to be able to provide our high performance geometry correction and edge blending to Christie’s customers,? said Mr. Steve Wood, President and CEO of Flexible Picture Systems.

“The Image AnyPlace-200 product is an excellent complement for our 1-chip DLP® and LCD projectors,? said Frank Anzures, product manager, Christie Business Products. “With Image AnyPlace, we can now add precision Warp and Blend features to any projector in these product lines.?

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Christie MicroTiles Utilized For New Market Open Ceremony at London Stock Exchange

Christie®, a global visual technologies company, is proud to announce the largest and one of the most prestigious installations of Christie® MicroTiles™ to date in EMEA, at the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square, London. The installation will be utilized in the Exchange’s new Market Open Ceremony.

The installation of 508 Christie MicroTiles at the London Stock Exchange follows a recommendation for their use by CMS Consultant Jerry Collins and a subsequent tender won by long-standing Christie Partner, Focus 21 Visual Communications Ltd.

Christie MicroTiles are a unique proposition in display technology, offering video and data display building blocks that can be used to create displays of varying size and shape, which are complementary to their environment.

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Christie MicroTiles at London Stock Exchange

The new Market Open Ceremony provides companies joining London Stock Exchange markets with the opportunity to mark the occasion using the most advanced display technology and bespoke more

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Christie MicroTiles Form Centerpiece of Student Forum at Clarkson University

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Clarkson University, New York State’s highest-ranked small university, is using Christie® MicroTiles™ for a unique, digital display wall that is quickly becoming the hub of campus life.
With the concept developed by Christie partner Video Visions, Inc., the video wall is the centerpiece of the amphitheater in the school’s new Student Center, which opened in September 2010. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced. The wall combines an array of 80 Christie MicroTiles arranged in a 10 wide by 8 high configuration, media servers, Crestron touch panel and 12 inputs (with expansion potential for 15), delivering a rich, vibrant audio/video experience that gives students information about campus events, sports feeds such as hockey games, live music from the campus radio station, and four HD television feeds. The installation is also used by students more

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Christie MicroTiles Form Centerpiece of Student Forum at Clarkson University

Clarkson University, New York State’s highest-ranked small university, is using Christie® MicroTiles™ for a unique, digital display wall that is quickly becoming the hub of campus life.
With the concept developed by Christie partner Video Visions, Inc., the video wall is the centerpiece of the amphitheater in the school’s new Student Center, which opened in September 2010. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced. The wall combines an array of 80 Christie MicroTiles arranged in a 10 wide by 8 high configuration, media servers, Crestron touch panel and 12 inputs (with expansion potential for 15), delivering a rich, vibrant audio/video experience that gives students information about campus events, sports feeds such as hockey games, live music from the campus radio station, and four HD television feeds. The installation is also used by students more

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Christie MicroTiles Form Centerpiece of Student Forum at Clarkson University

Clarkson University, New York State’s highest-ranked small university, is using Christie® MicroTiles™ for a unique, digital display wall that is quickly becoming the hub of campus life.
With the concept developed by Christie partner Video Visions, Inc., the video wall is the centerpiece of the amphitheater in the school’s new Student Center, which opened in September 2010. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced. The wall combines an array of 80 Christie MicroTiles arranged in a 10 wide by 8 high configuration, media servers, Crestron touch panel and 12 inputs (with expansion potential for 15), delivering a rich, vibrant audio/video experience that gives students information about campus events, sports feeds such as hockey games, live music from the campus radio station, and four HD television feeds. The installation is also used by students more

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Christie MicroTiles: A Beautiful Banner for Emory/Rollins School of Public Health

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To welcome people into its newly dedicated Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Emory University/Rollins School of Public Health selected Christie® to design a striking display with its award-winning Christie® MicroTiles™. Once entering the spacious atrium located in the building’s lobby, faculty, students, staff and visitors can view a variety of news and information displayed on an 8 wide x 6 high MicroTiles array, creating a display 10 feet 8 inches wide x 6 feet 6 inches high, housed in a convex, wood-paneled enclosure.
“We wanted a beautiful banner to receive people into the school,? said Mark Conde, director of information services at the Atlanta-based school. “We examined traditional display technologies and didn’t want to worry about the interface between LCDs. We learned of Christie MicroTiles and were pleased that many of the characteristics of the traditional LCD – and its accompanying problems – more

Christie Matrix StIM™ Projectors: The Clear Choice For US Army’s AMRDEC

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Christie®, an innovator in projection displays for simulation and visualization, was the “clear? choice for the US Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) with a revolutionary DLP® and LED solution for its Battlefield Highly Immersive Virtual Environment (BHIVE). AMRDEC replaced its aging, conventional lamp-based projectors with six Christie Matrix StIM™ projectors. Christie’s excellent reputation in the military and simulation industries, and its position as the first to deliver an LED solution that keeps performance up and operating costs down, were key deciding factors.
AMRDEC, housed within Redstone Arsenal – ‘the heart of the Army’s rocket and missile programs,’ – is the Army’s focal point for providing research, development, engineering and technology, and services for aviation and missile platforms. The BHIVE is just one of AMRDEC’s capabilities. It’s where cockpit configurations, within Engineering Analysis Cockpits, are evaluated using an more

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