A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Archive by Mario Almonte

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

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

Christie Matrix StIM

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

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

todd-ao-west-stage-1ec-vr-sml.jpg

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

35th Toronto International Film Festival Uses Christie For Digital Screenings

tiff-bell-lightbox-sm.jpg

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Education, Government, News, Projectors, Training |

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

christie-hoyts-george-scheckel-adam-wrightson_small.jpg

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

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Company Announcements, News |

Christie’s 3D CAVE Helps Weill Cornell Medical College Deliver Breakthrough Findings in Biomedical Research

photo-1-weill-cornell-medical-college-cave-dna-strand.jpg

World’s First 3D High-Definition Visual Environment Features Unprecedented Levels of Resolution for Unique Immersive Experience

Christie announced that its groundbreaking 3D High Definition CAVE is helping Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City achieve breakthrough findings in biomedical research. The David A. Cofrin Center for Biomedical Information at the HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Institute for Computational Biomedicine is powered by eight Christie Mirage 3-chip DLP projectors with active stereo capability. The Christie projectors deliver a resolution of 1920×1920 (3.68 megapixels) per wall – 334% higher resolution than most previous CAVEs. The results are superior 3D images that set new standards in molecular modeling and other avenues of biomedical research. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Christie Captures Six Awards in Six Weeks

Christie Wins InfoComm GreenAV Award

Christie added six more awards to its trophy case during the months of May and June. The cache of recent awards demonstrates the industry’s preference for innovative and high quality products that are at the forefront of today’s technology. more

Christie Brings 3D Digital Cinema to the “End of the World”, in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

cine-packewaia-theatre-exterior-small.jpg

Christie digital cinema projectors are found all over the world – and now they are also found at the “end of the world.? The Packewaia Cinema in Ushuaia, the capital of the Argentine province of “Tierra del Fuego? (“Land of Fire?) and the southernmost city in the world, has installed a Christie 3D digital projection system that is already playing to packed houses. With digital capabilities, the system can now offer first-run screenings of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, as well as the thrilling experience of 3D cinema. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

September 2014
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication