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Miami Dolphins Choose Christie MicroTiles and Arsenal Media for Fan-Focused Immersive Multimedia Wall at Sun Life Stadium

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Miami Dolphins fans are the first in professional sports to literally get their hands on a unique, interactive-multimedia display, featuring Christie MicroTiles, now running on the club level of Sun Life Stadium.

The Dolphins Interactive Wall combines an irregular cluster of 41 Christie MicroTiles modular display tiles, live and packaged video feeds, touch sensors, text messaging applications and large format print graphics installed as a wide, seven-foot high video display wall that fans can watch and use.

Tuned to the team’s integrated sponsorship, media and in-stadium marketing plans, the multimedia display features four content zones that inform and entertain fans. Content includes interactive highlights from the team’s history, live game feeds, video replays and highlights, texting-based instant polls, photo galleries, and information about the team’s stadium services and community programs.

Corporate sponsorships are designed directly into much of more

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Christie Entero Selected By Seongnam City for Mission Critical Control Room Displays

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Christie today announced that its Christie Entero, the world’s first LED ultra-high resolution rear screen video wall projection system, has been selected by Seongnam City, South Korea for its control room. The municipal government uses the facility for surveillance, traffic control, residential management and emergency operations, and with 88 projection systems installed, the Seongnam City control room is one of the largest Christie Entero display walls in Asia. Demonstrating their versatility, the projection systems are in three configurations: two in a 3 x 13 video wall and one in a 2 x 5 video wall.

Combining the reliable, high quality projection performance of DLP technology with the efficiency and long life expectancy of LED illumination, the Christie Entero LED Series provides reliable operation and the performance quality demanded for video wall displays in control room environments. It is more

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Christie MicroTiles Help Salute Michigan War Veterans

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The recently-unveiled Veterans Memorial at Lansing Community College is a poignant tribute, which Christie is proud to be a contributor to, honoring those who served their country. Located in the school’s atrium, the display features a 5 x 3 Christie MicroTiles array and recognizes Medal of Honor and Distinguished Service recipients from the armed forces spanning World War I to Afghanistan and Iraq, from the three counties surrounding Lansing.

“The director of purchasing and two board of trustee members are military veterans and they wanted a video display to honor our veterans,? said Paul Price, director of media services for the college. “They took the idea to the college president – who is both a history and technology buff – and it all came together very quickly.?

“It was a very clean installation,? said John Young, sales representative for Roscor Media & more

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FlightSafety International Selects Christie to Power First Dual Input Flight Simulators

Christie today announced that FlightSafety International, the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, has selected the award-winning Christie Matrix StIM simulation projection system to drive its Crewview display on the CH-47F Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulators (TFPS). The trainers are the first to utilize the Matrix StIM’s unique dual input capability to render the visible and infrared (IR) scenes simultaneously, while allowing for independent optimization of the IR scenes for night vision goggle (NVG) training.

The TFPS systems are high-fidelity simulators that provide training for maintenance check flights, normal and emergency procedures, NVG, and tactical operations. The simulators are used by the U.S. Army to maintain the flying skills of cargo helicopter crews, who might otherwise consume costly flying hours to maintain their qualifications. The system’s collimated rigid mirror display is designed to collapse and pack into a container to withstand the more

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Christie Highlights State-of-the-Art Training and Simulation Technology at I/ITSEC 2010

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Boundary-pushing technology for delivering the positive training of military personnel will be showcased by Christie through interactive exhibits at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Booth 1825 at Orlando Florida’s Orange County Convention Center this week.

Christie will use a 6-channel immersive dome display to go beyond the typical points of view provided to helicopter pilots to simulate views of the critical ‘landing zone’ areas, which have been generally unavailable in traditional solutions. In an impressive NVG demonstration display, the award-winning Christie Matrix StIM with dual-input image processing will render both visible and infrared images independently but simultaneously, to create an optimum, realistic environment for night-vision training. As well, delivery of varied maintenance training applications will be the focus of an immersive 3D technology platform in the Christie HoloStage Mini in the more

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Christie Fosters Collaboration and Innovation at Communitech Hub

Christie technology inside Communitech’s Hub: pictured the Hub Interactive Visualization Environment (HIVE)

Christie is pleased to announce its participation in The Communitech Hub (The Hub) in Kitchener, Ontario. A digital media innovation center, The Hub will foster collaboration and creativity among established companies and start-ups to enhance Canada’s position in the digital age. A proud member of the local economy, Christie is a founding partner and visionary for The Hub, providing advanced visualization tools and integration expertise to help companies explore new concepts and advance their initiatives. more

Academy Award-Winning Todd-AO Studios Standardizes on Christie Solaria Series 4K-Ready Projectors

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Christie announced that one of the most celebrated audio post companies in North America, Todd-AO, has selected the Christie Solaria Series 4K-ready projectors as part of a complete digital cinema package that includes the Christie Cine-IPM image processor. Todd-AO, a division of CSS Studios, provides sound-related post-production services to the motion picture and television industries. The company, which selected the Christie CP2230 DLP Cinema projector, operates three Todd-AO facility locations in the Los Angeles area. CSS Studios also operates a facility in New York, Sound One, where it plans to install an additional two projectors. more

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35th Toronto International Film Festival Uses Christie For Digital Screenings

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Christie announced that its leading digital cinema projectors, which include the new generation Solaria™ Series 4K-ready DLP Cinema projectors, will screen a record number of digital titles at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, September 9 –19. Celebrating 10 years as projection sponsor for the Festival, Christie has played a key role in the Festival’s growing use of digital projection technology to accurately reflect the innovative works of a new generation of filmmakers. more

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Christie Solution Employed In Groundbreaking Research for Training & Visualization Simulators

Christie Digital’s innovative simulator structure, designed for Carleton University

Christie, a leader in simulation projection display and visualization solutions announces that Carleton University’s Advanced Cognitive Engineering Laboratory (ACE Lab) is using a custom-built structure and display that was designed, engineered and installed by Christie. Located in the Centre for Advanced Studies, Visualization, Simulation and Modelling (VSIM), the ACE Lab is using the Christie projection simulation display system to accommodate various simulators that are the test bed for human perception studies. The ACE Lab has a two-fold mission; A) To determine the fundamental principles of human perception and cognition and B) To apply these principles to the design, implementation and evaluation of large scale training simulators for fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and motor vehicles. more

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Hoyts Signs Exclusive Deal for Christie Series 2 Digital Cinema Projectors Across Australia and New Zealand

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Christie’s George Scheckel shakes hands with Adam Wrightson, Hoyts Group Technology Director

Christie announced that Hoyts Cinemas has signed an exclusive deal to convert its entire cinema circuit of over 400 screens across 49 locations to 2K and 4K-ready Series 2 Christie Solaria™ projectors over the next three years. As a part of the Digital Cinema Implementation Partners – Australia program (DCIP-A), the agreement is a testament to the 25-year relationship between Christie and Hoyts, and makes the deal the largest of its kind in Australia and New Zealand. The deal was made official at the Australian International Movie Convention held August 15-19, 2010. more

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