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Studio Movie Grill Theaters Selects Christie 4K-Ready Projectors

Taps Into Surging Popularity of 3D Digital Movies

Arlington Marquee

Christie announced that Studio Movie Grill (SMG) has selected its 4K-ready Solaria Series digital cinema projectors for 60 screens in multiplexes across Texas, Missouri and Georgia. SMG audiences watch the latest first-run movies while enjoying restaurant-style table service with upscale foods that include gourmet pizza, BBQ ribs and fresh salads. SMG pioneered the in-theater dining concept and is considered the number one theater of its kind in Texas for close to 10 years. The chain will install the Christie CP2220 and Christie CP2230 projectors, which are based on Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NYSE: TXN) Series 2 DLP Cinema® technology and are fully upgradeable to 4K. more

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Great Escape Selects Christie Digital Cinema Projectors to Light Up 174 Screens

Great Escape Theatres

Christie announced that Great Escapes Theatres purchased 174 Christie digital cinema, projectors, which utilize Texas Instruments’(TI) (NYSE:TXN) DLP Cinema® technology. The 14th largest theater chain in North America, Great Escape has already installed twelve Christie projectors to support the premiere of “Avatar? in 3D; the rest will be in place before the summer. The chain also contracted Christie Managed Services for round-the-clock support and maintenance. more

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Christie Wins Canadian Innovation Award For New Technology

Christie took home the National Research Council/Industrial Research Program’s (NRC-IRAP) Canadian Innovation Award for New Technology at the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters’ (CME) innovation awards in Ottawa, February 2nd. The award honored Christie’s innovative excellence in the development of the world’s first light-emitting diode (LED) driven DLP simulation projection system, the Christie Matrix StIM™. more

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Audiences Celebrate New All-Digital Beacon Cinema Featuring Christie DLP Cinema Projectors

Digital Cinema Deployments Shift into High Gear as Independent Exhibitors Adopt Christie’s Proven Solutions

Christie was a “star attraction? at the recently inaugurated, all-digital Beacon Cinema complex located in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts. One of the most highly anticipated events in Pittsfield, the new $23 million complex, whose six screens are powered exclusively by Christie CP2000-ZX DLP Cinema(r) projectors, is reviving the city’s core. Built within a restored century-old historic building, The Beacon Cinema brought the excitement of the movies back to the downtown area after a 15-year absence. more

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Georgia Theatre Company Selects Christie For Major DLP Cinema Projector Roll-out Targeting Hundreds of Screens

Projectors installed in time to show James Cameron’s “Avatar? in 3D

Christie announced that Christie’s CP2000-ZX DLP Cinema® projectors will be purchased by Georgia Theatre Company, a cinema chain with over 270 screens in 27 locations, including Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Virginia. Part of Cinedigm’s (NASDAQ: CIDM) Phase 2 digital cinema deployment program, Georgia Theatres plans to install over 250 Christie projection systems exclusively throughout their circuit. Currently, a total of 40 Christie systems are installed and operating, with additional installations taking place ahead of the holiday theatrical releases and the eagerly anticipated James Cameron’s “Avatar? movie in 3D, as well as throughout 2010.

“Service and experience with digital equipment installations are two major factors in our selection of Christie digital projectors and Christie Managed Services,? noted Aubrey Stone, president of Georgia Theatre Company. “We tested their units for more

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Christie High-Performance Projectors Power Video Walls Of Mexico City’s New Security & Surveillance Facility

Christie high performance rear tiling projection systems are the high-tech “face? of Mexico’s new, state-of-the-art security and surveillance facility. A total of 80 Christie DLV1400-DX 3-Chip DLP® projectors are powering the control room video walls of the massive Federal Police Intelligence Center of the Public Security Secretariat, the sophisticated “eyes and ears? of Mexico’s most ambitious effort to centralize intelligence gathering for the government. An ultra-modern showcase that reflects the government’s commitment to national security, the center more than quadruples the country’s intelligence capabilities. It is the largest government security installation in the world utilizing high-level performance display equipment.

With the control room serving as the focal point for intelligence gathering, Christie systems will help Mexico’s Federal Police keep an eye on the country’s vital infrastructure. The 80 projection modules are configured on 4 video walls, each approximately 65 feet (20 m) wide more

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CHRISTIE® SELECTED AS EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CINEMA PROVIDER FOR MOVIE PALACE’S NEW, ALL-DIGITAL MULTIPLEX IN WYOMING

Christie Projectors a “Flawless Performer?

Christie® was selected by Movie Palace, Inc., as the exclusive digital cinema provider for its new all-digital Studio City Stadium 10, a 10-screen classic multiplex theatre in Casper, Wyoming. It is the second Movie Palace theatre in Casper to use Christie digital projectors. The company has also installed the Christie CP2000 series projectors – the world’s most popular digital cinema projector – in its other locations in Cheyenne and Rock Springs, Wyoming. more

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A Tour De Force In DLP® And LED At I/ITSEC’09: Christie Matrix StIM, Christie MicroTiles And World’s First WQXGA Development

Matrix StIM

Christie® will showcase a tour de force in DLP® and LED-powered technologies with the world’s first LED simulation projection system with simultaneous visible and infrared illumination, the Christie Matrix StIM™, and the first modular, ultra-high resolution digital display system, Christie® MicroTiles™ on its booth at I/ITSEC, #1449. Building upon the great success of the Matrix StIM, Christie also announces its global lead in developing next generation simulation products featuring Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NYSE: TXN) WQXGA (2560×1600)-resolution DLP® technology. more

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Christie High Performance Projection Systems Power Next Gen Training And Simulation Displays At I/ITSEC ‘09

Matrix StIM

Christie is partnering with a host of industry leaders to showcase the latest in military training technology at this year’s Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) at Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center. Christie is providing its innovative and award-winning projector, the Christie Matrix StIM™, and other Matrix Series projectors to power displays for Flight Safety International (Booth # 2310), Meggit Training Solutions (Booth # 1010), Presagis (Booth # 2300) and RSI Visual Systems (Booth # 881). more

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Christie Launches The New Digital Canvas: Christie MicroTiles

Christie MicroTiles

Breakthrough Modular Technology Unleashes Freedom to Create Virtually Seamless Digital Displays in Any Size, Any Shape, Any Place

Unique MicroTiles digital display technology that creates a virtually seamless digital canvas in almost any size or shape – and offers spectacular, crisp visuals at any distance – is now available from Christie. more

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