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Christie Wins Six Industry Awards at InfoComm 2015

Christie Velvet LED, Christie laser phosphor and Christie Boxer among the winners

CYPRESS, Calif. – (June 25, 2015) – Christie® added to its extensive trophy collection at InfoComm 2015, earning six awards ranging from two ’Best of Show’ awards to ‘Most Innovative Emerging Technologies.’ Showcasing a wide range of integrated visual display solutions, Christie’s recognition by the industry’s most respected professionals testifies to its ongoing commitment to giving its customers the right light for the application, which lets its customers imagine, create and share their visions.

“Christie is honored to be recognized by leading industry professionals and to accept these awards,” said Kathryn Cress, vice president, Global and Corporate Marketing, Christie. “As the integrated visual systems leader, Christie continues to provide its customers with the world’s best shared experiences while setting new boundaries for what is possible.”

Six awards across the board

Christie Velvet™ LED earned a Readers Choice award from rAVe magazine for ‘Favorite Video Wall Product, ’ which was voted on by over 54,000 readers. The Christie Velvet LED Apex Series also captured a Best of Show award for ‘New and outstanding products exhibited at InfoComm’ from Digital Signage magazine.

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​Christie laser phosphor technology continues to shine brightly in the market, capturing two honors. The Christie GS Series won the prize for ‘Most Innovative Emerging Technologies’ from NewBay Media while the new Christie Captiva DUW350S Ultra Short Throw lens projector – which previewed at InfoComm – collected a ‘Best of Show’ award from Government Video magazine.

A global hit since debuting earlier this year, Christie Boxer captured yet another trophy. NewBay Media named it the ‘Best Video Projection Product – High Lumen.’ The award recognizes the undisputed performance and high brightness of the Christie Boxer. Weighing less than 150 pounds, the Christie Boxer 4K30 features Christie TruLife™ Electronics and supports high bit depth, high frame rate and native 4K signals.


Also making its global preview at InfoComm was the Christie FHQ981-L 98-inch LCD flat panel, which won a Sound & Video Contractor award for ‘Innovation; performance against category standard; richness/relevance of feature sets; ease of installation/maintenance; and value/ROI.’ Sound & Video Contractor editors said the Christie 98-inch flat panel “brings affordable 120Hz quad HD resolution, built-in 10-watt speakers to smaller digital signage applications.”

About Christie

Christie Digital Systems Canada 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

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