Stewart Filmscreen Fields Diverse CEDIA Intros
Stewart Filmscreen unwrapped several screen initiatives at CEDIA Expo that the company’s director of sales, Joaquin Rivera, says will “give our dealers more tools in their bag to be successful.”
They include the Cabaret retractable screen, available for use in multipurpose rooms where the screen case is designed to be “seen and not hidden,” says Don Stewart, vice president. It is outfitted with a removable balance in various “automotive finishes” that can be backlit with LED mood lighting. It also features built-in levelers for easier installation, and cable management. An optional mount also allows the screen to be installed above a flat-panel TV.
Also new is the Oasis, a screen the company has specifically earmarked for outdoor installations. It, like the Cabaret, is being made available in Firehawk G3, StudioTech 130 and Greyhawk RS configurations from Stewart. “We expect this screen to expand that incompletely developed outdoor market,” says Rivera.
The Stewart Media Décor system is the result of a partnership with Media Décor; it is a concealment solution that moves a piece of art in front of a Stewart projection screen for when the screen is not in use. The screen is framed with a customized construction that is designed to blend with the room’s décor. A magnetic tensioning system keeps the artwork flush against the inside edges of the frame.
Shipping in late November from Stewart is the AcoustiShade, the company’s first window treatment that blocks incoming light and noise from window areas.