Christie Selects Stampede to Serve as the Exclusive North American Distributor of the New Christie Access Series LCD Displays Debuting at InfoComm 2017

New Christie Access Series establishes a new benchmark in 4K UHD performance and value.

AMHERST, NEW YORK, June 9, 2017 — Christie® has chosen Stampede, the world's leading high value-added distributor of ProAV products and systems solutions, to serve as its exclusive distributor in North America, the United Kingdom, and Eire for the Christie Access Series, beginning with their introduction at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Florida, June 14-16. The Christie Access Series is designed and engineered to provide dealers with the perfect combination of state-of-the-art 4K UHD performance and price performance value combined with Stampede's renowned quality, training, support, financing, and flexible credit terms.

"Stampede's network of nearly 20,000 resellers provides Christie with a complete and efficient way to bring the benefits of the new Christie Access Series to the largest and widest possible audience in virtually every important vertical market," said Dave Muscat, Vice President Sales, Enterprise Solutions - Americas, Christie. "What's more, Stampede can accomplish this simultaneously and with a complete program of training and service that supports the sales effort. Their commitment to value-added distribution makes them the perfect choice for this important new Christie display series."
According to Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly, "The development and market introduction of the Christie Access Series of LCD displays marks the start of a new era in high performance value in the 4K UHD product category. Together, Christie and Stampede are going to make 4K displays an even more affordable reality for corporate, retail, and higher education customers looking to replace their outdated meeting room displays as well as digital signage customers looking to add a new ‘wow' factor to their lobbies, menu boards, and non-commercial signage." he said. "Every member of our sales, marketing, and support teams are honored to have the opportunity to bring this breakthrough new line of displays to market and we are committed to making the launch and subsequent follow up a total sales success for Christie, our resellers, and their end user customers."
Available in a complete range of sizes, including 55 and 65-inch models designed for 16/7 operation, the Christie Access Series is the ideal solution for customers who need an affordable, performance focused display solution. The Access Series offers professional grade features such as an OPS slot, UHD resolution, and USB playback in a flexible and reliable package. With its optional touch overlay, the Christie Access Series provides an interactive solution for dynamic presentations, educational collaboration, and engaging retail applications. For customers looking for a larger display and 24/7 run times, the series includes 75 and 86-inch models that are perfect in both portrait and landscape mode for high use settings like retail and mission critical environments such as control rooms.
Backed by Christie's industry-leading service and support, the Christie Access Series panels are centered on the North American market, England, and Ireland, with further markets to follow.
Christie and Stampede are showcasing the Christie Access Series of LCD displays at InfoComm 2017 in Christie booth #2553, and in Stampede Booth #3653 of the Orlando Convention Center. Stampede will also showcase the new Access Series at its upcoming Big Book of AV Tour stops that are taking place in the United Kingdom and Ireland later this June.
About Stampede
Headquartered in Amherst, New York, Stampede (www.stampedeglobal.com) is the world's leading value-added distributor of integrated AV/IT technology solutions that help resellers meet the expanding technology needs of end-user customers in dozens of commercial vertical markets in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, Scandinavia, South Africa, and the United States.
Stampede provides a global network of nearly 20,000 resellers with the broadest range of traditional ProAV solutions from more than 150 manufacturing partners and leads the way in the creation of the new product categories and related training and support programs that are unleashing the business opportunities of the future — Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Drone Video Systems, Virtual Reality, IoT, Unified Communications, and low cost Video Conferencing. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Just Lamps, Stampede also offers the world's largest selection of replacement projector lamps. Stampede annually produces the "Big Book of AV," a 1,100+ page catalog and companion website (www.BigBookofAV.com) providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede's dealers in addition to product details on more than 8,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, visit www.stampedeglobal.com.
About Christie
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 and awe-inspiring sound. Visit www.christiedigital.com for more information.

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