NEW YORK – (March 21, 2018) – The Christie Experiential Network (CEN), leaders in creating immersive and engaging experiential Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) solutions, is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President and founder Kevin Romano will be participating at Digital Signage Expo 2018 on Tuesday March 27 at 4:05pm as part of a panel discussion on “Insights into Trends, Issues, Challenges and Opportunities Throughout the World.”
The panel will discuss the latest DOOH industry trends, as well as key technology and industry recommendations to enhance business operations. Panelists will address growth metrics for the digital signage and DOOH media industry, the drivers and inhibitors of industry growth and how mobile technology will impact the digital signage industry.
“I’m looking forward to a thought-provoking discussion about the changing landscape of digital signage at the Digital Out-of-Home Strategy Summit,” says Romano. “Given the caliber of panelists participating, it’s going to be a lively discussion around global industry trends and challenges. CEN is at the forefront of bringing dynamic and interactive ad-based displays to cinema lobbies and I’m excited to share the current and future opportunities that we see for this market.”
Christie partner Logic Supply will be on the show floor in booth No. 2924. Logic Supply provides highly reliable computer hardware for CEN digital signage solutions. “We’re proud of the fact that CEN continues to turn to Logic Supply for computer hardware to support their innovative digital media projects,” said Logic Supply Visual Communications Specialist Robert Suffoletta. “Our systems offer the reliability, connectivity and ease of installation that allows CEN to focus their attention on creating immersive and engaging DOOH solutions. I have great respect for Kevin and I look forward to gaining his perspective on where he sees the industry heading.”
North American debut of LED digital signage solutions
Attendees to DSE 2018 will see the latest digital signage solutions on the Christie booth, No. 1933, including Christie® Velvet® CorePlus Series 1.4mm and Christie Velvet Apex 0.9mm and 1.2mm LED displays.
Making its North American debut at DSE, CorePlus video walls deliver unparalleled design flexibility for a value-priced LED solution. Ranging in pixel pitches from 1.2 to 4.0 millimeters, the single architecture scales more easily to popular resolutions including 4K, is fully customizable with remote and on-board options, and can be both installed and serviced from either the front or back. Attendees to DSE will see CorePlus 1.4mm in a 6×3 configuration on the Christie booth.
Also debuting in North America is Christie Velvet Apex 0.9mm LED, which delivers lifelike colors and brightness. Introduced in December 2017, the new offering allows for scalability in popular resolutions in a smaller square meter area as well as reducing optimum and minimum viewing distances. The Apex Series offers a proprietary solution of high quality components that work as a system to provide the highest visual experience, maximize display time, and ensure complete peace of mind, unmatched by other LED displays.
LCD solutions on the booth include FHD553-XE extreme-narrow bezel 55-inch panel in a 2×2 configuration, a Christie FHQ981-L 98-inch UHD LCD panel, and Christie Access Series UHD551-L 55-inch LCD panels.
Christie Terra processing power
Powering the on-booth displays will be Christie Terra – an expanding line-up of transmitters, receivers and control hardware and software, Christie Terra solutions enable the design and integration of SDVoE-compliant systems that are simple, flexible, highly scalable and affordable.
Built on standardized SDVoE technology, Christie Terra solutions support video formats up to 4K at 60Hz and provide unprecedented performance capabilities transporting and processing of uncompressed, zero-frame latency, artifact-free video over affordable 10G Ethernet components.
About Christie Experiential Networks
The Christie Experiential Network draws upon Christie’s more than 85 years of experience in the exhibition industry to create the first fully-integrated, dynamic and immersive digital out-of-home network that connects brands and Hollywood studios with today’s sophisticated consumers. CEN provides a dynamic platform for advertisers to increase their reach and engage consumers by delivering content through their versatile Ayuda content management system to brilliant digital and experiential displays. Theatre operator’s benefit from Christie’s well established national network of service technicians and 24/7 Operations Center to insure all systems is running smoothly. Christie manages all aspects of the network including sales, content creation, interactive programming, deployment, nationwide monitoring, and maintenance. http://christienetworks.com
Christie Digital Systems USA, 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 www.christiedigital.com.
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