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Christie captures Technology for Entertainment/Live (Video) InAVation award for Pandoras Box and Widget Designer

ISE/AMSTERDAM - (February 8, 2017) - The Christie® Pandoras Box 6.0​ and Widget Designer 6.0 captured the Technology for Entertainment and Live Video award, which was presented by InAVation magazine on Tuesday evening, February 7 at ISE.

"This award recognizes the talents, dedication and resources that the Christie Pandoras Box team has always brought to bear on product development, for the benefit of our loyal and growing worldwide customer base," said Markus Zeppenfeld, technical product manager, Christie. "We are extremely proud and pleased with this award!"

Christie Pandoras Box, featured in numerous sports arenas and other installations around the world, combines the latest rendering technology with intuitive media and show control. Christie Pandoras Box 6.0 features editable meshes and warps, UV map adjustments and live canvas masking. In addition, its multi-user mode allows operators to share the workload and complete different tasks including warping, encoding and timeline programming simultaneously.

The new Widget Designer 6.0 redesigns include an HTML5 user interface, native HTML support, and CSS styles. Animation and transitions are now available for all pages and widgets. Together, Christie Pandoras Box 6.0 and Widget Designer 6.0 allow show managers and integrators to build fully customizable control interfaces with a flexibility no other system on the market offers.

“We are honored to win this prestigious award,” said Kathryn Cress, vice president, global & corporate marketing, Christie. “This award, combined with our presence at ISE, continues to highlight the complete range of solutions Christie offers in the marketplace. Whether it’s a large scale or small-scale installation, Christie has the right technology for the application.”

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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