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Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for cinema exhibitors. 

Christie, a leading innovator since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979has established a global reputation as a quality manufacturer of display technologies and solutions for the world's cinema exhibition industry.. 

Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.

Recent News:
Apr 16, 2024 Supercines Opens New 10-Screen Multiplex in Ecuador with Christie Cinema Solutions
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Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has just opened the 10-screen multiplex Supercines Orellana, which has been equipped with Christie® cinema solutions, including RGB pure laser projectors, Christie Vive Audio® and LCD digital signage displays. T&T Cinema LLC supplied and installed all Christie equipment in the new complex.

Apr 11, 2024 CGR Cinemas Continues Upgrades with the Addition of 100 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projectors
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CGR Cinemas, the second largest cinema chain in France and the first cinema operator in EMEA to install Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors, continues its cinema upgrades with Christie RGB pure laser projectors, the most energy-efficient projection solution for cinemas on the market.

Apr 11, 2024 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projector Lights Up Infinite Screen at Le Grand Rex
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A Christie® CP2415-RGB pure laser projector is powering spectacular screenings in the new INFINITE room at the storied French cinema, Le Grand Rex.

Apr 9, 2024 Christie Cinema Projectors Power the New Chilean Multiplex Muvix Talca
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Chilean cinema chain Muvix has equipped all seven theatres of its new multiplex in Talca, Chile with CineLife+™ cinema projectors.

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Graphic Missing Christie® RGB laser projection systems feature an innovative system architecture with a remote projection head connected to the laser light source (laser module) via a fiber optic link. Often referred to as "pure laser", RGB laser technology uses individual red, green and blue lasers to generate light.
Technology designed to bring your cinema to life.
We designed our CineLife Series to be both affordable and easy to install, to help bring RGB pure laser to the mainstream auditorium. With no need for external chillers or fiber-coupling, DCI-compliant CineLife projectors fit perfectly into limited spaces and produce premium-grade visuals.
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/cin...
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Graphic Missing Christie® RGB laser projection systems feature an innovative system architecture with a remote projection head connected to the laser light source (laser module) via a fiber optic link. Often referred to as "pure laser", RGB laser technology uses individual red, green and blue lasers to generate light.
Brilliant illumination, brilliant electronics. Unmatched cinematic performance.
CineLife+ projectors are DCI-compliant, offer a new world of color and contrast, provide high efficiency and a long operational life, and reproduce 2D and 3D content at 4K resolution and up to 120 frames per second. See the future with CineLife+ projectors!
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/cin...
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Christie Duo

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Dual Projector Integration Kit
Christie® Duo is a dual-projection integration kit. With it, you can generate twice the projected brightness for sharper, superior 2D and 3D images. But you get none of the high cost or hassle that comes with current industry ‘big screen’ premium solutions.
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USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available.

USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps.

USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.

Recent News:
Apr 4, 2023 Ushio Appoints Koji Naito as New Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Christie
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Ushio Inc., a trusted leader in light sources and optical equipment for industrial processing, visual imaging and life sciences, and parent company to Christie®, the leader in audio and visual technologies, today jointly announce the appointment of Koji Naito as the new chairman and CEO of Christie Digital Systems, globally.

Dec 9, 2018 New LUMINITY Series by USHIO Saves the Xenon Heyday Worldwide
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USHIO, one of the largest and most trusted names in the manufacturing of high-pressure xenon lamps today, proudly introduces the LUMINITY series.  LUMINITY is the result of a substantial R&D effort that extends the lifespan of numerous xenon lamps with additional working hours between 100-500 hours.

Aug 11, 2016 Ushio America Announces Partnership with Matex Controls
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Ushio America, Inc. is pleased to announce partnership with Matex Controls, leader in software development for Building Management System. Their unique Virtual Energy Management System (VEMS®) platform, designed specifically for cinema buildings in mind, offers energy savings of more than 25% over time. VEMS presents the new possibilities of their innovative method of saving energy in buildings, especially cinemas.

May 27, 2016 Ushio and Vue Announce A 3-Year Strategic Partnership for Xenon-Lamps
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USHIO, the world-leading manufacturer of Xenon lamps, and VUE, one the largest cinema group in the world and a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector, announced that they have established a strategic partnership aimed to enable future growth.

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USHIO lamps offer great performance with an extremely long lifetime. The superior quality in brightness, contrast, color and sharpness on your cinema screen will constantly impress your audience. Our consistent performance and reliability are unmatched. That’s why huge majority of movie theaters around the globe already trust the USHIO products.
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Cypress, Calif.—Apr 4, 2023

Ushio Appoints Koji Naito as New Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Christie

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Ushio Inc., a trusted leader in light sources and optical equipment for industrial processing, visual imaging and life sciences, and parent company to Christie®, the leader in audio and visual technologies, today jointly announce the appointment of Koji Naito as the new chairman and CEO of Christie Digital Systems, globally.

Koji currently holds the position of president and chief executive officer for Japan’s Ushio Inc., and will, effective April 1, oversee both companies. Koji succeeds Hideaki Onishi, who will transition into a new role as Christie’s president and chief operating officer. In addition, Atsushi Kuroda, formerly of Sharp NEC Display Solutions, Ltd and currently senior director of Christie’s Strategy Office, has been appointed Christie’s chief technology officer and chief strategy officer, succeeding Zoran Veselic, president and CTO.

Having held progressively responsible positions at Ushio for nearly four decades, Koji brings strong leadership, industry-wide experience, and credibility to Christie. As a business leader, Koji is inspired to align Ushio and Christie’s management, business strategies, and philosophies to drive success. He places significant emphasis on understanding customers’ needs and taking further action to achieve global sustainability practices, as well as supporting the company’s mission to promote the use of light as illumination and energy to support human well-being and societal growth.

 “Constant innovation and deep core values, while making a difference in the communities we serve, are paramount to Ushio’s vision to a sustainable future for everyone,” says Koji Naito, chairman and chief executive officer, Christie. “I am pleased and honored to lead Christie into the future with a strong executive management team who shares Ushio’s mission and vision.”





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About Christie: Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ushio Inc., Japan (JP: 6925). Christie revolutionized the movie industry with the launch of digital cinema projection, and since 1929 has embraced innovation and broken many technology barriers. Our technology, paired with the support of professional services to design, deploy and maintain installations, inspires exceptional experiences. Christie solutions are used around the world, from the largest mega-events to the smallest boardrooms, and include advanced RGB pure laser projection, SDVoE technology, content management, image processing, and LED and LCD displays. Visit www.christiedigital.com. Christie Directory page Christie Web Site
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About Ushio America: Established in 1964, the company manufactures and sells lamps, lasers, light-emitting diodes, and other light sources in the ultraviolet, visible, and infrared bands of the spectrum along with optical and imaging equipment incorporating these devices. Numerous Ushio products in the industrial process field, which encompasses the manufacturing of semiconductors, flat panel displays, electronic components and other products, and in the visual imaging field, characterized by digital projectors, illumination, and other products, have large market shares. In recent years, Ushio’s operations have expanded to the life science field, most notably medical applications and the environment. https://www.ushio.co.jp/en/ Ushio America Directory page Ushio America Web Site

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More Christie News:
Apr 16, 2024 Supercines Opens New 10-Screen Multiplex in Ecuador with Christie Cinema Solutions
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Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has just opened the 10-screen multiplex Supercines Orellana, which has been equipped with Christie® cinema solutions, including RGB pure laser projectors, Christie Vive Audio® and LCD digital signage displays. T&T Cinema LLC supplied and installed all Christie equipment in the new complex.

Apr 11, 2024 CGR Cinemas Continues Upgrades with the Addition of 100 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projectors
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CGR Cinemas, the second largest cinema chain in France and the first cinema operator in EMEA to install Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors, continues its cinema upgrades with Christie RGB pure laser projectors, the most energy-efficient projection solution for cinemas on the market.

Apr 11, 2024 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projector Lights Up Infinite Screen at Le Grand Rex
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A Christie® CP2415-RGB pure laser projector is powering spectacular screenings in the new INFINITE room at the storied French cinema, Le Grand Rex.

Apr 9, 2024 Christie Cinema Projectors Power the New Chilean Multiplex Muvix Talca
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Chilean cinema chain Muvix has equipped all seven theatres of its new multiplex in Talca, Chile with CineLife+™ cinema projectors.

Apr 9, 2024 Kiwi Center Relies on the Bright and Powerful Performance of CINITY
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Christie® is pleased to share that Switzerland’s Kiwi Center has recently installed a Christie CP4435-RGB laser projector as part of a CINITY Cinema System in its PLF auditorium. The system was installed by ECCO Cine Supply & Service.

Apr 8, 2024 World First for Pathé Tuschinski with Christie Mystique Cinema Software
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Amsterdam’s Pathé Royal Theater Tuschinski, rated the world’s number one theatre by TimeOut.com on its centenary in 2021, has addressed a perennial keystoning issue in its main auditorium with Christie Mystique™ Cinema alignment software.

Apr 4, 2024 Christie and Santikos Entertainment Enter an Exclusive Agreement to Acquire Christie Cinema Projectors for the Grand Theatre and Amstar Cinema Locations
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Texas-based Santikos Entertainment, North America's eighth largest cinema circuit, has agreed with Christie to acquire its latest RGB pure laser and RBe digital cinema projectors with Series 4 electronics along with the new DCI-compliant Series 4- IMB.

Apr 3, 2024 Christie to Showcase the Industry’s Widest Range of Laser Projectors at CinemaCon 2024
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Technology from the company that has won multiple Academy Awards for technical achievement over its 65 years of business in Cinema will be at CinemaCon, the cinema industry’s 13th annual conference and trade show at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, April 8-11.

Apr 1, 2024 CGV Continues to Adopt Christie RGB Pure Laser Cinema Projectors
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Christie® is pleased to announce that CGV, South Korea’s largest cinema chain and the fifth largest multiplex theatre company in the world, continues to place its trust in its RGB pure laser projectors featuring Christie Real|Laser™ illumination technology to deliver unmatched visuals to moviegoers.

Mar 28, 2024 New Christie CineLife+ RBe Enhanced Laser Projectors Offer Advanced Features and Exceptional Value
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Christie® is pleased to introduce its CineLife+™ RBe projectors with Phazer™ illumination technology. The new projectors combine advanced features and electronics in an economical platform, with 2K resolution and brightness ranging from 6,000 to 11,000 lumens.
More Ushio America News:

Dec 9, 2018 New LUMINITY Series by USHIO Saves the Xenon Heyday Worldwide
Ushio America Logo
USHIO, one of the largest and most trusted names in the manufacturing of high-pressure xenon lamps today, proudly introduces the LUMINITY series.  LUMINITY is the result of a substantial R&D effort that extends the lifespan of numerous xenon lamps with additional working hours between 100-500 hours.

Aug 11, 2016 Ushio America Announces Partnership with Matex Controls
Ushio America Logo
Ushio America, Inc. is pleased to announce partnership with Matex Controls, leader in software development for Building Management System. Their unique Virtual Energy Management System (VEMS®) platform, designed specifically for cinema buildings in mind, offers energy savings of more than 25% over time. VEMS presents the new possibilities of their innovative method of saving energy in buildings, especially cinemas.

May 27, 2016 Ushio and Vue Announce A 3-Year Strategic Partnership for Xenon-Lamps
Ushio America Logo
USHIO, the world-leading manufacturer of Xenon lamps, and VUE, one the largest cinema group in the world and a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector, announced that they have established a strategic partnership aimed to enable future growth.

Apr 8, 2016 National Amusements Announces USHIO as Their Exclusive Worldwide Provider of Xenon Bulbs
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National Amusements, Inc. announces an exclusive agreement with Ushio Inc. National Amusements (d.b.a. Showcase Cinemas) and Ushio Inc. have reached an agreement whereby USHIO will become the sole provider of Xenon bulbs to all National Amusements theatres worldwide.

Mar 25, 2014 USHIO Announces New Digital Lamps for NEC Projectors
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USHIO, a leading lamp manufacturer of digital cinema projectors, is pleased to announce new lamp releases for NEC projectors. All NEC lamps are certified by NEC and perform at the highest level and quality. 

Sep 3, 2013 USHIO America, Inc. Introduces State-of-the-Art Kooptech Washer and Dryer System for 3D Glasses
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USHIO America Inc., is pleased to announce its alliance with Kooptech-Cinema for distribution in North and South America of their state-of-the-art 3D Glasses Washing and Drying System. The system’s flexibility accommodates all 3D Glasses Technologies available in the market today: IMAX, Dolby® 3D, Xpand, MasterImage, RealD, etc.

Apr 16, 2013 USHIO offers a full line of DXL lamps for BARCO DP2K-10Sx
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USHIO, the leading lamp manufacturer for digital cinema projectors, has the largest line-up of Xenon lamps for all brands and types of digital cinema projectors. All lamps are certified by the projector manufacturer.

Apr 23, 2012 Ushio “L・Series” Long Life Cinema Lamps Are A Cost Effective Solution for the Cinema Industry
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USHIO, a leading lamp manufacturer for cinema projectors, will be offering an new line-up of long life cinema lamps known as the “L・SERIES”. USHIO’s “L・SERIES” achieves an average operating life that is 30% longer than our current model.

Apr 23, 2012 Ushio Full Line-Up DXL-Series for NEC Digital Cinema Projectors
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USHIO, a leading lamp manufacturer for cinema projectors, has released a new line up of 1.2kw and 1.5kw cinema lamps for NEC digital cinema projectors, NC1200C, NC2000C, NC3200S and NC3240S. With these new lamps, USHIO is now able to offer the complete line of NEC lamps from 1.2kw-7kw.  All lamps are certified by NEC Display Solutions, Ltd.
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