Press release

Christie Showcases Visual Solutions for Education at AETM Trade Show 2015

MELBOURNE – (November 10, 2015)Christie® is showcasing leading visual solutions ideal for education to members of the Association of Educational Technology Managers (AETM) during its 2015 trade show, which takes place in the Broadway Room, Rydges Melbourne Hotel, from November 10-12.

The exhibition, which is part of the annual AETM Conference, is targeted at directors, managers and other professionals who work in organizations using audiovisual or educational technology. The conference features a wide range of new AV and videoconferencing technologies, and Internet-centric solutions, as well as interactive and collaborative meeting room systems that can improve and add value to education institutions.

On display at Kramer Electronics’ booth is the vibrant Christie FHQ552-T 55-inch UHD interactive LCD flat panel, which is the perfect choice for multi-touch meeting room displays, classroom electronic whiteboards or creating a collaboration-focused workplace. The LED edge-lit professional LCD display provides superior 10-point touch capability, ProAV functionality and commercial-grade reliability in a sleek, easy-to-integrate package. Featuring ultra high definition resolution (3840 x 2160), an LED lifespan of 30,000 hours and backed by a three-year commercial warranty, the Christie FHQ552-T can integrate beautifully, easily and economically into any space.

AV professionals looking for visual solutions that deliver excellent image quality, reliability and low-cost operation for their educational institutions should check out the Christie DWU555-GS 1DLP® projector featuring laser phosphor illumination. With a brightness of 5,400 ANSI lumens, 20,000 hours of illumination without the need for lamp and filter replacements, small footprint, quiet operation, wireless connectivity and a full suite of lenses, the Christie GS Series is ideal for campus boardrooms, auditoriums and classrooms in organisations of higher learning.

Rounding out the product showcase is a display of the recently launched Christie Captiva Series DHD400-S 1DLP® ultra short throw projector designed to captivate audiences, inspire creativity and nurture collaboration. Equipped with a 0:25:1 ultra short throw lens and laser phosphor illumination, the Christie DHD400S can maximize space and create canvases up to 140-inches diagonal in landscape or portrait mode. These solid state lampless projectors are suitable for classrooms and conference rooms, providing 20,000 hours of low cost and reliable operation while offering a suite of easy-to-use features, multiple mounting options and instant on/off, letting you focus on what's important – the content.

“The AETM Trade Show is an ideal platform for members from the education sector to see, learn and connect, and we’re pleased to demonstrate how our latest visual solutions can add value to AV and educational technology specialists who are the key decision makers and innovators,” said Michael Bosworth, general manager, Christie Australia. “The various Christie products featured cater to different needs and budgets, and are ideal for use in educational institutions as they embrace the latest technologies for more effective learning and cooperation.”

Lin Yu, vice president, Christie Asia Pacific, added, “In recent years, educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand have seen the benefits of embracing technology for the enhancement of learning, communication and content delivery. This has resulted in an increased demand for technologies such as visual solutions. At Christie, we have the world’s best visual display technology, engineering expertise and guaranteed quality to successfully implement the most advanced display systems to suit every need and budget. I’m confident that our visual solutions showcased at the AETM Trade Show can deliver the performance, dependability and value for the education sector.”

About AETM

Established in 2001, the AETM is a professional association that represents audiovisual and educational technology managers and specialists in the Asia Pacific region. It promotes and enhances professional standards of practice in the fields of: audiovisual presentation technologies, learning and teaching technologies, communication and collaboration technologies, educational media production and distribution. For more information, go to www.aetm.org

About Christie

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognised as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit www.christiedigital.com.

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