Press release

Christie Showcases Comprehensive Range of Advanced Visual Technologies at IVR

Global debut of Christie Mirage 304K and HoloDesk will feature prominently

IVR/ Tokyo – (June 24, 2015) – Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing its industry-leading visual solutions at the 23rd 3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR), at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest exhibition for 3D technology and high definition image technology, from June 24-26, 2015.

The highlight of Christie’s booth at East Hall 2-20 is a visually-stunning demonstration of the new Christie Mirage 304K 3DLP® projector featuring 120Hz and omnidirectional capabilities. This high performance projector delivers 4K resolution, 30,000 lumens, and features the powerful Christie TruLife Electronics platform that supports a video-processing pipeline of up to 1.2 gigapixels. The Christie Mirage 304K is the first 4K omnidirectional 3DLP® projector in the world that operates at true 120Hz, and is ideal for 3D applications and advanced visualization for industries including automotive, location-based entertainment, government, military, oil and gas, and biotechnology.

“Christie continues to lead the way in advanced visualization solutions and we are proud to showcase the new, powerful and versatile Christie Mirage 304K alongside a comprehensive range of cutting-edge products that offer flexibility and ease of use,” said Mamoru Hanzawa, director, Christie Japan. “We understand the needs of users and our offerings at this year’s IVR are well positioned to reinforce our leadership position and dedication to customers, and helping them to create and share the world’s best visual experiences.”

Lin Yu, vice president, Christie Asia Pacific, added, “Christie has built a global reputation as a pioneer in the field of immersive visual technologies. However, we have not rested on our laurels and have continued to spearhead new technologies backed by the best customer service and support available. At this year’s IVR trade show, we are providing our customers with the latest and widest range of solutions in display technology.”

Harness 3D technology at HoloDesk Zone powered by Christie

Christie’s expertise in creating virtual brand experiences for customers and enabling designers to make quicker design decisions at a lower cost is aptly demonstrated at the HoloDesk zone located within the booth. Featuring a Christie Mirage WQ-L WQXGA DLP® 3D projector delivering precise and life-like 3D automotive content, the visually-arresting display is specifically targeted at designers and engineers to illustrate how concepts can become reality.

High performance visualization with Christie QuadHD84

Another attraction at the booth is the stunning 84-inch Christie® QuadHD84 LCD panel featuring Quad HD resolution (3840 x 2160) and true 60Hz refresh update rate for a natural display performance without judder or blurring. Targeted at users that require high brightness and high quality visual solutions for fixed installations or rental staging applications, the Christie QuadHD84 offers an easily deployable and affordable high-definition display solution. It is perfect for presenting complex, detailed data for visualization, delivering powerful presentations or accurately monitoring and collaborating during decision-making situations.

Delight and engage with Christie MicroTiles

Taking digital display technology to a new level is the award-winning Christie® MicroTiles®, which are presented in an array of six units wide by four units high, featuring the Christie Interactivity Kit that allows multiple users to interact simultaneously with displayed contents. In addition, an array of six MicroTiles arranged diagonally in two rows on the wall above the reception desk is used for displaying a variety of customized contents to welcome visitors. Built on proven DLP® technology and specifically designed for superior image quality in demanding environments, Christie MicroTiles offer users the freedom to interact and create stunning visual displays for users to showcase their products.

Go bright and lampless with Christie GS Series

Rounding out the dazzling product showcase is the Christie DHD555-GS 1DLP® laser phosphor projector which is vertically-mounted for displaying fascinating floor projections. Featuring laser phosphor illumination that eliminates the need for lamp and filter replacements, the DHD555-GS provides 20,000 hours of low-cost operation. With its small footprint, low-weight, quiet operation, built-in color matching capabilities and a full suite of lenses, the Christie DHD555-GS is ideal for boardrooms, higher education, smaller location-based entertainment venues, and government.

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 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. Visit www.christiedigital.com.

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