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30/06/2010

Christie Displays Canada's Best At Summit

A global visual technologies company, Christie, has announced that it has taken part in the Experience Canada Pavilion during the 2010 G8/G20 World Summit in Toronto.
The firm's High Definition projectors and innovative Christie MicroTiles played a large part in providing compelling visuals to showcase Canada as a prime destination for business, investment and tourism.
Housed within the International Media Centre located in the Heritage Court of the Direct Energy Centre, the pavilion was designed to promote Canada to over 3,000 international media.
In collaboration with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) and Lord Cultural Resources of Toronto, who was selected to develop, design and implement the Canadian Pavilion, Christie brings cutting edge projectors to promote Canadian tourism and show 2010 FIFA World Cup matches in High Definition on 30’ and 16’ screens. A virtual football challenge, projected onto a 10’ screen, will also attract sports enthusiasts to the Pavilion. The interactive videogame engaged delegates from the 2010 model G8 youth summit in Gravenhurst, Ontario in real-time football matches with media.
Christie's revolutionary MicroTiles modular display technology were a focal point at the Pavilion, presenting stunning visuals to showcase Canada as a modern and innovative country.
With its simple building block design, 75 Christie MicroTiles, configured in three unique building shapes created a Cityscape facade, to display high resolution video to assist media with story development about Canada.
"We are happy to support DFAIT and Lord Cultural Resources with our latest display technology to help showcase Canada's many strengths and create an enjoyable oasis for media," commented Gerry Remers, President, Christie Digital Systems Canada, Inc.
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