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Christie showcases video wall solutions empowering the digital transformation of the control room at DistribuTECH 2017

Industry leading products address display requirements for power delivery industry

CYPRESS, Calif. – (January 24, 2017) – Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world's best visual and audio experiences, will be exhibiting industry leading video wall products for the power and utility industry at DistribuTECH 2017 from January 31 to February 2 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California. Control room solutions showcased at the booth will include Christie FHD552-X HD LCD panel, Christie Velvet® Apex Series 1.2mm LED tiles, Entero HB 70-inch HD display cubes, Christie Phoenix®, Christie Phoenix® EP (Embedded Processor) and Christie Phoenix Quad-T.

“As power and utility experts continue to be challenged by the digital transformation of the control room, Christie offers a wide range of video wall products to professionals as they redefine the future of the industry,” said John Hallman, director, Americas, technical sales and solutions, Christie. “At DistribuTECH 2017, attendees will experience Christie’s breadth of control room solutions backed by industry-leading customer service and support. Christie offers dedicated experience in designing and implementing video walls powered by our state of the art Phoenix processors for the industry.”

Display solutions for premium performance

Christie Velvet® Apex Series 1.2mm LED tiles, with pixel pitches starting at 1.2 millimeters, can be configured into a variety of  shapes and sizes, and offer the highest image quality with premium performance in a solid-state, energy efficient, slim design. Entero HB 70-inch HD display cubes offer brightness up to 1350 lumens and optional Wi-Fi connectivity.


Showing at DistribuTECH 2017 is the Christie FHD552-X 55-inch LCD panel in a 2x2 array, ideal for tiled display walls in control room environments. The ultra-narrow bezel and high-pixel density offer industry-leading image quality with a low cost of ownership, and can be installed in either portrait or landscape orientation. In addition, Christie recently announced the Extreme Series to its Aspect family of LCD video wall panels designed for the ultimate viewing experience. With its extremely narrow bezel of 1.7mm and optional remote power, FHD553-XE operates with Phoenix EP to provide a complete video wall solution that is perfect for critical viewing environments.

Backed by full service and support, Christie’s LED, rear projection displays and LCD solutions offer long-term peace of mind and are designed for 24/7 critical viewing applications, perfect for control room video walls.

Christie Phoenix:  Manage content securely

Christie Phoenix and Phoenix Quad T will power all displays on the booth to showcase how to streamline project designs and eliminate the need for audiovisual distribution equipment. Christie Phoenix enables seamless access and control of audiovisual data from virtually anywhere, through a single, robust system. Its comprehensive tools allow thousands of users to simultaneously view, listen to and interact with any source of information found in a control room environment, regardless of their location.

Christie staff will be available to discuss products on display, in addition to the Aspect family of LCD panels, which features the Ultra, Performance and newly announced Extreme Series of panels, at DistribuTECH 2017 in booth 3245 from January 31 to February 2 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California.

About Christie

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and 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, complete system displays, and cinema audio solutions; Christie is recognized 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, accompanied by awe-inspiring sound. Visit

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