Christie Digital Systems (Cypress, Calif.) has won eight awards in 2011 for its Christie MicroTiles “digital canvas” product, among 18 total awards since its introduction in 2009. The modular digital display tiles can be stacked and clustered like building blocks to create custom display walls in various shapes and scales.
Four projects utilizing Christie MicroTiles won awards at InfoComm 2011 in Orlando. Sharing top spot in the Best Education AV Project were the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery by AVI Systems and the University of Pennsylvania Translation Research (Penn) installation, a collaborative effort of Cerami & Associates, Advanced Audio Video, and Christie. Versace Fifth Avenue, by McCann Systems, won the Best Retail AV award.
Also at InfoComm, Nautilus Entertainment Design, using Christie MicroTiles, earned the Best Corporate AV Project award for Qualcomm’s 25th Anniversary Museum.
In April at Palme, Dubai, Christie MicroTiles earned the PALME Middle East Award for Most Innovative New AV Product of the Year. Also in April, at the Janus de l’Industrie Awards, Christie MicroTiles earned the 2011 Eco-Design honor from the French Institute of Design (IFD). The IFD designation promotes products and services with reduced environmental impact.
In February, at ISE Amsterdam, Christie MicroTiles earned the Most InAVative Digital Signage Product title and, a month later, MicroTiles collected the 2011 Visual Innovation Award from Poland’s Vision Communication magazine.