CYPRESS, Calif. – (September 4, 2013) – Christie® further enhances its value add portfolio with today’s launch of the Christie Virtual Remote projector app, providing an alternative to the standard IR remote control. Designed for the Android operating system, Christie Virtual Remote provides wireless control of all Christie 3-chip DLP® projectors in the popular Christie M Series and Christie J Series projector families.
Christie Virtual Remote is ideal for applications including live events, trade shows, and projection mapping. Users in fixed installation applications such as boardrooms and classrooms, houses of worship, government facilities, and museums will also enjoy the convenience of controlling one or more projectors wirelessly from their Android smartphone or tablet.
“The Christie Virtual Remote app provides a Wi-Fi projector control alternative, while maintaining all the capabilities of the standard IR remote. The app also offers a visual interface of all connected projectors and the ability to save and load projector groups,” said Joel St-Denis, value add product manager, Christie. “It’s very versatile and can be used from anywhere. Users can scan for available projectors on the network to add them to a group, or manually type in the IP address of the desired projector.”
Christie Virtual Remote supports all capabilities of a standard IR remote including:
- Single or multiple projector control.
- Projector discovery.
- Full access to complete projector On-Screen Display menu.
- Projector on/off. Shutter on/off.
- Test pattern selection. Input selection.
- Zoom and focus.
- Lens control.
- Color matching.
The Christie Virtual Remote is a free download available now from Google Play.
Christie is a global visual 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. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.
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