Christie Boxer Projectors and Sono Wrap the Monastery of San Esteban in Salamanca in images
At the helm of the technical production was José Luis Iglesias, director of events company Heavents, who brought on board Sono as the event’s audiovisual supplier. Sono facilitated the rental of the audiovisual equipment, the adjustment of the video projections, the mounting and technical assistance to cover the various spaces employed for the festival.
Daylight by the artist Anna Barriball was projected on the façade of the Monastery of San Esteban. The work showed the shadows of leaves trembling and swaying in real time, coming in and out of focus. The façade of the monastery was completely taken over by nature, transforming its essence and interacting with the exuberant vegetation of the surrounding trees.
The projection surface measured 56 x 72 (1,100 square) feet. Sono chose Christie Boxer because of its light output and the three projectors were mounted on a Layher scaffolding system at a projection distance of 131 feet. Each one covered a part of the façade, which meant edge blending was brought into play.
The playback system used was Watchout, working at a total resolution of 1700 x 2190. “I have to say that the projectors were flawless, without the slightest hitch,” enthused David Redondo, project manager at Sono. “We are really happy with this product. The quality of the image and its features, coupled with the low weight and size, put it at the top of its class,” he added.
Sono’s technical team discovered Boxer during a trip to the Christie factory in Kitchener, Canada, where they were immediately won over by its functions: “No other projector of this quality has a 4096 x 2160 native panel, 30,000 lumens and weighs just 68 kilos (150 pounds),” explained Francesc Comabella, technical director at Sono. “In addition, it is 360-degree omnidirectional, so it can be used in any position. It also has other interesting features, like the multi-lamp system, low energy consumption, built-in warping and blending and signal processing. And on top of all that, it is really easy to handle.”
He went on to add that “in the rental market there are not many top quality projectors with these features that can be mounted by two people. You have to bear in mind that if you need four people or a crane during installation, then there is a knock-on effect on the price.”
The Christie Boxer 4K30, which comes with 3DLP® technology and built-in Christie TruLife™ image processor to ensure the most realistic and clearest image possible, has won six awards since its launch in January 2015, namely: Live Design Awards (USA), InAVation Awards (UK), Premios Panorama Audiovisual (Brazil), AV Awards (UK), Rental & Staging Systems Award (USA) and PIPA Awards (Germany).
Returning to the festival in Salamanca, the joint input of Christie and Sono went much deeper, with three Christie Roadster HD18K projectors used for another mapping in the Patio de Escuelas at the University of Salamanca, and another two Christie Roadster HD14K-M projectors at Casa de las Conchas.
The festival took place on the streets of Salamanca with a particular emphasis on its many unique buildings which were used by a selection of guest artists, university students, freelance artists and video companies to project their creations, conceived especially for the specific architectural characteristics of the chosen buildings.
Marcos Fernández, Christie director for Spain and Portugal, concluded: “We are proud that our 3DLP projectors, including Boxer, were an instrumental part of such a creative event. Christie’s 3DLP line has a fantastic range of resolutions and levels of brightness that guarantee reliable performance and uniform brightness when projecting on almost any surface.”
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 for more information.
1430 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, New York 10018
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Christie Boxer Projectors and Sono Wrap the Monastery of San Esteban in Salamanca in images here
News-ID: 351040 • Views: 603
More Releases from Herman & Almonte PR
Christie Speaks to the Power and Vitality of Aesthetic Design at NeoCon 2016
Christie® is exhibiting its customized solutions for turning corporate and government environments, retail, hospitality, education, and public spaces into stunning and dynamic environments at NeoCon 2016, June 13-15 in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. Christie solutions combine the best of functionality and aesthetic design and NeoCon visitors will experience how Christie® MicroTiles® – installed in locations across the world – create an engaging ambience while delivering any message with bright, saturated
European Waterways Announces New Cruise Route in Burgundy for Maiden Season of L …
European Waterways, Europe’s largest luxury hotel barging cruise company, announced that its new luxury hotel barge, Finesse, poised to launch her maiden season in May 2016, will be cruising a new route as part of the company’s continuing expansion of vessels and services. An eight-passenger, deluxe double-decker vessel, the Finesse will cruise the River Saône and Canal du Centre in Southern Burgundy through vineyards and past historic towns and villages.
Christie and Bartkresa Design Bring History to Life with Projection Mapping Disp …
Christie® technology and BARTKRESA Design took visitors back in time at the California Science Center Discovery Ball fundraiser, showcasing the Dead Sea Scrolls and their history in a two-story projection mapping display using eight screens and 14 Christie 3DLP® projectors. Serving an average of two million guests annually with an audience among the most diverse of any museum or science center in North America, the California Science Center, located near
More Releases for Christie
Global Vein Finders Market Forecast 2018-2023 Lotusun, Christie, Novarix
A market study "Global Vein Finders Market" examines the performance of the Vein Finders market 2018. It encloses an in-depth Research of the Vein Finders market state and the competitive landscape globally. This report analyzes the potential of Vein Finders market in the present and the future prospects from various angles in detail. The Global Vein Finders Market 2018 report includes Vein Finders market Revenue, market Share, Vein Finders industry volume,
Movie Projectors Market 2017- Christie, Barco, NEC
Marketreports.biz, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the "Movie Projectors Market" across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of "Movie Projectors Market" from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global Movie Projectors industry, and estimates the future trend of Movie Projectors market on
Christie Joins Digital Place Based Advertising Association
The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that Allure and its Christie Experiential Network (CEN) have joined its rapidly growing association. A division of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., CEN provides leading digital projection and display technologies, including 3D visualization, digital signage, video walls and more. Actively deploying a network of digital signs in cinema lobbies throughout the country, targeting national, regional and local advertisers, CEN’s immersive
Costa Rica’s biggest screen equipped with Christie Duo
Christie Duo® projection system is installed in Nova Cinemas’ Nova ONE, Costa Rica’s biggest film screen. Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is proud to announce that its Christie Duo® projection system was installed in Nova ONE, Costa Rica’s biggest film screen. Nova ONE is the main screen at the Nova Cinemas multiplex located in the newly opened Plaza Real Alajuela shopping mall
Christie Part of Initiative that Developed Patented OLED Backplane Technology
Christie’s® Advanced Technology Group, in association with DifTek Lasers Inc., researchers at the University of Waterloo, and Conestoga College, is investigating how to merge the high brightness of LEDs with the cost effectiveness and fill-factor of LCDs into an OLED display. Working with Christie’s Advanced Technology Group, DifTek Lasers patented the technology and manufacturing process, and the group is working with Conestoga College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing to begin scaling
Scapa Group to support The Christie Charity for three years
Scapa Group Plc(LDN: SCPA.L), a bonding products and adhesive components manufacturer, has entered a new three year partnership with The Christie Charity, to raise money for The Christie – one of Europe’s leading cancer centres. As a provider of skin friendly solutions to leading global medical OEM’s, Scapa is a keen supporter of the advancement of medical treatment and technology. Also, Scapa’s headquarters in Greater Manchester are in close proximity to