Christie® will showcase its broad range of mission critical video display wall solutions purpose-built for the most complex control room environments at ASIS 2011, the world's most comprehensive educational and networking event in the security industry, September 19 – 22 in Orlando, Florida. Offering the latest generation monitoring and surveillance technologies for all levels of government, Christie display solutions represent the ultimate in 24/7 reliability and security for briefings, monitoring, surveillance, military and emergency operations centers. The Christie displays at ASIS booth #3873 include a 3 x 2 array of Christie 50” display cubes, featuring the Christie Entero™ LED light engines; a 2 x 2 array of Christie FHD55X-1 flat panel screens driven by four independent inputs; and a 1 x 5 Christie® MicroTiles® display column. “Display technologies that offer the ultimate in visual performance and reliability is an absolute requirement in today’s volatile global landscape, where rapid access to accurate and timely information is critical to effective decision making,” said Jim Gavloski, director of product management, control room and video wall tiled display solutions, Christie. “Christie video walls let you monitor, control and interact with all your visual assets – from any source – in real time. They are extremely reliable customizable display solutions that deliver high performance image quality and content flexibility, allowing security teams to review data and react to any issue instantly.” Christie visual display solutions are built with the latest display technologies, including DLP®, LCD and LED that deliver superior, long-life performance at the lowest cost of operation. The displays are found worldwide and range from Mexico’s ultra-modern Federal Police Intelligence Center – the country’s most ambitious effort to centralize intelligence gathering for the government – to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Thanks to Christie’s innovative engineering, design and installation expertise, a Christie video wall solution delivers high-performance image quality and content flexibility while integrating with your existing hardware and software infrastructure, letting you capture and analyze real-time video from multiple inputs in multiple formats and make time-critical decisions with perfect confidence. Christie’s ASIS 2011 Booth #3873 will feature: Christie MicroTiles Ideal for command/control and surveillance, MicroTiles feature super fine pixel pitch of 0.567mm, a narrow 10" (260mm) depth and continuous automatic color and brightness calibration. Heralded as the new “digital canvas,” MicroTiles can be stacked and configured into an endless variety of designs, and fit into nearly any environment. Christie Entero™ LED Light Engines The world’s first LED-based SXGA+ and WUXGA resolution projection display system, these are a 1-chip DLP® product line that are purpose-built for control room and video wall applications. They feature a “zero maintenance” design, with LEDs rated at more than 60,000 hours – almost seven years of dependable operation. Christie FHD551-X Flat Panels The ideal solution where space and budget are limited, Christie FHD551-X LCD flat-panels are significantly thinner than conventional monitors, with LED backlighting and high pixel density offering high-definition resolution and energy efficiency. Christie TVC-500 Video Wall Controller Manages and displays large amounts of information across video walls regardless of size, ensuring all the information is displayed exactly how you want to see it. “We approach every display and control room environment as a unique application with very specific needs to deliver the perfect custom solution,” said Gavloski. “From small briefing rooms to complex command centers and everything in between, Christie is a trusted partner with an unparalleled customer service record. Our award-winning products are backed by a proven reputation, reliable performance and powerful images.” Christie’s visual display systems are built on proven technologies, with many products listed in General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules 58 and 70.
Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA) to Create Specifications for Next-Gen Immersive Media, Including Light Field Technology
The Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA) will launch at the 2019 NAB Show with the goal of creating a suite of royalty-free specifications that address all immersive media formats, including emerging light field technology. Founding members, including CableLabs®, Light Field Lab Inc, Otoy, and Visby, created IDEA to serve as an alliance of like-minded technology, infrastructure, and creative innovators working to facilitate the development of an end-to-end ecosystem for the capture, distribution, and display of immersive media.