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NEW CHRISTIE LX55 LCD PROJECTOR PROVIDES THE ULTIMATE IN PRESENTATION FLEXIBILITY

Brightness and Power in Compact Design for Unobtrusive Installations

CYPRESS, CA – (June 1, 2006) - Christie, a leading provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, has launched the latest in the company's line of powerful LCD projectors – the Christie LX55. With 5,500 ANSI lumens and 1000:1 contrast ratio, the Christie LX55 is a high-brightness, compact projector, designed for unobtrusive installations and perfect for small auditoriums, large conference rooms, classrooms and houses of worship.

With native XGA resolution and support for signals up to UXGA and 1080i HDTV, the Christie LX55 delivers unmatched performance, flexibility and presentation power. High-performance 10-bit image processing provides crisp, bright images from standard definition to all current HD video sources. Featuring motorized zoom, focus and lens shift, the Christie LX55 is easy to set-up. A range of fixed and zoom lenses with throw ratios from 0.8:1 through to 6.0:1 offers installation flexibility. New optical design with the latest LCD technology and an optional long-life filter system improves reliability and reduces maintenance.

The Christie LX55 can be fully networked using the optional ChristieNET™ solution, for monitoring, preventive maintenance, and control of projectors and devices over a TCP/IP network from anywhere in the world.

"The Christie LX55 LCD projector is a powerful new addition to the Christie family, offering a cost-effective solution to customers looking for performance and reliability in a small package," said Neil Wittering, director of product management, Business Products, Christie. "It is a perfect solution for a wide variety of applications both in business and education markets."

Visit Christie's InfoComm booth, 1923, for a demonstration of the new Christie LX55 projector. InfoComm takes place in Orlando, Florida from June 7 – 9, 2006 at the Orange County Convention Center.

About Christie
Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET networking devices. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.