Christie® MicroTiles® are impressing dignitaries and staff with bright and vibrant images at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. The school is an interdisciplinary academic center focusing on global issues and has hosted prime ministers, cabinet ministers and ambassadors.
Installed in the front wall of the Vivian and David Campbell
conference facility, the 6 units wide by 6 units high Christie
MicroTiles array displays Blu-ray videos, still images and PowerPoint
presentations for foreign and domestic officials who present their
research findings at the facility.
“We were upgrading our technology and wanted not only the newest and
the best – but also something very functional,” said Sean Willett, IT
manager for the school. “We have dignitaries from around the world visit
so the technology not only has to be top of the line; it has to look
and feel impressive. It made sense to use Christie MicroTiles because
they really show off their flexibility and image quality for what we
“It was an amazing project because we had never worked in a space
that is used in so many configurations,” added Bertine Jerry, director
of sales, Global Unified Solutions Services, Inc., project integrator.
“It worked out incredibly well and the Christie MicroTiles look great.”
“People are stunned by the color, clarity, and vibrancy of the images
displayed on the MicroTiles – and how it looks like a seamless wall.
Everyone is also very happy with how well the MicroTiles integrated with
the stone, wood and paneling of the room. In fact, the Christie
MicroTiles are a showpiece.”