Christie Digital Provides Single Source for Display Technologies
The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Christie Digital as a premier sponsor. A global visual technologies company headquartered in Cypress, CA, Christie Digital offers diverse solutions for business, sports/entertainment, and industry.
With expertise in film projection since 1929 and professional projection systems since 1979, the company has established a reputation as a single-source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions for cinema, large audience environments, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and virtual reality, simulation, education, media and government. Christie has installed over 100,000 projection solutions worldwide.
“We look forward to collaborating with Sports Video Group to showcase Christie technology and introducing our latest offerings to the sports production industry,” says Tony Barton, Senior Director, Christie Digital Systems. “Christie has a lot to offer as to comprehensive display solutions in the sports arena. Many professional and collegiate sports programs currently use Christie solutions for many applications. Christie will continue to aggressively development strategic products both from an audio visual and IT platform to serve the sports industry.”
Christie’s broad range of technologies includes DLP Cinema projectors, LCD and DLP projectors, rear screen projection modules, video walls, and cutting-edge projection technologies for 3D, virtual reality, and simulation. Whatever the application, the company’s solutions are purpose-built to meet unique projection requirements, and are backed by service and support.
At the recently remodeled University of Iowa’s Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Christie MicroTiles are drawing rave reviews. The 15,500-seat arena is the home of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as the university’s wrestling, men’s and women’s gymnastics, and volleyball teams.
Located in the main lobby of the new entrance, the 10 wide (13 feet 4 inches) by 7 high (7 feet) Christie MicroTiles array greets Hawkeye fans with commissioned video art, slideshows and graphics of upcoming events, and videos of current players and alumni.