Christie Passes 20 000 Digital Cinema Projector Milestone

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Fri, 07/08/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Christie has shipped and installed more than 20 000 digital cinema projectors worldwide. The accomplishment includes the sale and installation of DCI-compliant Christie Solaria Series 2K and 4K projectors including the Christie CP2220 and Christie CP2230. “Projectors were shipped to cinema customers in Australia Belgium Canada Finland France Hong Kong Japan Mexico Norway Romania Russia Singapore Spain Turkey and the United States in May with the 20 000th shipment going to Cinema City International in Arad Romania ” says Jack Kline president and chief operating officer Christie Digital Systems USA Inc. “Whether it is 2D or 3D 2K or 4K small or large screens we are honored that our customers continue to rely on Christie to deliver the brightest most reliable projection solutions for their theaters.” More than 12 years ago Christie introduced the world’s first digital cinema projector the Christie DCP-H followed by the Christie CP2000 series and most recently the Christie Solaria series for both 2K and 4K resolutions. In addition to product launches and technology firsts Christie was selected for the first large scale digital cinema deployments in all major regions of the world including Europe the Americas and Asia Pacific.  Most recently Christie was selected by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron to assist him in showcasing the first mass audience demonstration of the higher frame-rate delivery necessary for the next generation of 3D films. The demonstration took place at CinemaCon 2011 at The Coliseum of Caesars Palace. “Christie is committed to supporting its customers today and in the future. That’s the primary driver behind our 2K and 4K solutions ” says Kline. “We understand how important it is for exhibitors to safeguard their long-term technology investment. With Christie exhibitors are assured they have a future-proof solution that can meet their needs both today and tomorrow.” Christie Digital Systems