Christie, a leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, celebrated its 500th Christie Vive Audio cinema sound system installation with Cinemex Mundo E, Mexico City, Mexico. Featuring 19 auditoriums, Cinemex Mundo E is the 30th installation of both Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos, under their CinemeXtremo PLF brand. Additionally, this auditorium hosts the first Christie RGB laser projection installation in Mexico.
“Cinemex is focused on continuous innovation, investing in the best technologies and most modern facilities. We are passionate about providing our patrons with the most memorable movie-viewing experience they have ever known,” said Rolando Maggi, director of infrastructure, Grupo Cinemex. “As we’ve completed our 30th CinemeXtremo installation featuring Christie Vive and Dolby Atmos, we’ve also included Christie’s RGB laser projection technology, continuing Cinemex’s commitment to our customers by offering state-of-the-art cinema technology.”
“With more than 500 installations of the Christie Vive Audio system, we’re proud to support cinemas with our wide-range of LA and LS Series speakers and CDA Class D amplifiers,” said Patrick Artiaga, director of Business Development, Christie Audio. “We’ve developed these Christie Vive audio products specifically to help filmmakers achieve their creative objectives and exhibitors meet their performance requirements.”
On January 18, Christie will host a Technology Showcase reception at Universal CityWalk AMC Theatre, Universal City, California. With 19 auditoriums, Universal CityWalk AMC offers attendees the experience of Christie RGB 4K laser projection and Christie Vive with Dolby Atmos audio in all auditoriums.
Having introduced the world’s first parabolic line array, Christie’s innovative Vive Audio product line is purposely built for the cinema environment. The Christie Vive Audio system provides a hyper-accurate audio experience and unlocks the full dynamic range of DCI digital cinema audio and supports leading formats such as Dolby Atmos, 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound. Christie Vive Audio features efficient ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet to deliver exceptionally even coverage throughout any auditorium. The system continues to establish its reputation worldwide as the next standard in immersive sound for cinema.