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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

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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

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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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CHRISTIE DESIGNS ONE OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST HD VIRTUAL REALITY CAVE(tm) SYSTEMS FOR THE U.S. JOINT FORCES COMMAND

“A Marvel of Visual Technology?

Christie has designed and built one of the world’s largest HD virtual reality CAVE™ systems for the U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM). A fiberglass, superstructure custom-engineered by Christie, the CAVE delivers seamlessly blended, high-definition images on five integrated screens (or walls) using 16 Christie Mirage HD6 stereoscopic DLP® projectors that supply 32 million pixels of resolution. As the primary display system integrator, Christie provided a turnkey solution that included display system design engineering, project management, implementation of all audio-visual controls and automations, fabrication, shipping, installation, hardware integration and training on all Christie supplied equipment. more

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CHRISTIE® DELIVERS BROADEST RANGE OF NEXT-GENERATION DIGITAL CINEMA PROJECTORS

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Christie Continues Global Leadership with New Solaria™ Series 2K and 4K-Ready Solutions

Christie® will debut its next-generation digital cinema solutions, the Christie Solaria™ series, at ShowEast with the launch of the Christie CP2220 digital cinema projector. Recognized as “the future of digital cinema,? the projector features Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NYSE: TXN) next generation DLP Cinema® technology and an optional integrated 2K/4K media block. Christie’s next-generation 4K digital cinema projectors will display 4096 x 2160 pixels of resolution. While maintaining support for 2K external servers, these new models allow exhibitors to easily project 2K or 4K content, giving them the widest choice in digital cinema options. The Christie CP2220 with Doremi’s integrated media block will be on display at the Christie booth #1100. more

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MIDWEST’S B&B THEATRES SELECTS CHRISTIE DLP CINEMA® PROJECTORS FOR ITS NEWEST LOCATIONS

Half of Circuit Already Equipped With Christie Projectors and
“Dozens More Planned in the Months Ahead,? Says Owner

Christie announced that it has been selected by B&B Theatres to supply all the DLP Cinema® projectors for the circuit’s two newest 10-screen multiplexes in Wildwood and Ozark, Missouri. The multiplexes, scheduled for completion in the spring of 2010, will be equipped with Christie CP2000-ZX digital cinema projectors with Christie Brilliant 3D™, which allows 3D content to be projected in full 2K resolution utilizing 1.2? DMD chips from Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN).

The 29th largest theatre company in the U.S., B&B Theatres operates a chain of more than 179 screens in 30 locations throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. It is recognized by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) as one of the oldest family-owned circuits in the Midwest. B&B started 2009 more

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