Universal Parks & Resorts and Christie sign Corporate Partnership Agreement
Christie will supply Universal Parks & Resorts with industry-leading projection systems for its Theme Parks and CityWalk locations in the US.
Wokingham, UK. – (July 21, 2016) – Universal Parks & Resorts has entered into a corporate partnership agreement with Christie®, which will see Christie delivering the latest projection technologies to Universal Parks & Resorts as the Official Projection System Provider. The agreement includes Universal Parks & Resorts’ Theme Parks and CityWalk complexes throughout the United States.
As a Universal Parks & Resorts corporate partner, Christie will be the preferred partner for projectors ordered, purchased, and installed by Universal Parks & Resorts at all domestic controlled venues. Christie will also supply software and professional services in addition to projection technology to Universal Parks & Resorts, helping create customized projection solutions for future attractions.
“Universal Parks & Resorts continues to push the limits of technology and innovation, and Christie is honoured to have this long-term opportunity to bring its extensive technology and service resources to bear to support the Universal Parks & Resorts’ Theme Parks and CityWalk venues,” said Jeff Klaas, Christie’s Vice President of Sales – Americas.
About Universal Parks & Resorts
Universal Parks & Resorts, a unit of Comcast NBCUniversal, offers guests around the globe today’s most relevant and popular entertainment experiences. With three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg as creative consultant, its theme parks are known for immersive experiences that feature some of the world’s most thrilling and technologically advanced film- and television-based attractions.
Comcast NBCUniversal wholly owns Universal Studios Hollywood, which includes Universal CityWalk Hollywood. It also owns Universal Orlando Resort, a world-class destination resort featuring two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure), five resort hotels, and Universal CityWalk Orlando. Comcast NBCUniversal also has 51 per cent ownership in Universal Studios Japan and a license agreement with Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore. The company has also announced plans to build a theme park destination in Beijing and an indoor theme park to be developed as part of the Galactica Park project in Moscow.
Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual 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 centres 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.christieEMEA.com for more information.
For more information on these companies contact:
Amanda Collins – NBCUniversal
+44 (0)1293 851115
Media Relations & PR Manager EMEA
+44 (0)118 977 8000
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