28 Nov 2014

Helping the ‘In Flanders Fields’ Museum retell the story of the Great War

Frenchman Camille Terrasse, German Otto Sonnenberg and Brit William Rhodes are just three of the 424 people who fell on 28 November 1914, today exactly 100 years ago, during the First World War. The names of all 424 casualties who died that day are projected onto a wall in the much-visited In Flanders Fields Museum (IFFM) in Ypres, using two Barco F22 projectors. In total, Since its refurbishment in 2012, twelve Barco projectors help the IFFM to fully immerse visitors into the story of the Great War.
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28 Nov 2014

Help Barco win three InAVation Awards!

Are our TransForm C collaboration engine, our X2 LED display and our RLM-W14 projectors the best collaboration, large-format display and projector products respectively on the market? InAVate magazine likes them, that’s for sure! The leading European AV trade magazine has just nominated these three Barco products for the 2015 edition of the InAVation Awards. Next step? Help us win awards in all three categories by voting now!
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28 Nov 2014

Meetings in the 21st century: The collaboration dilemma

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Nobody will deny that our society is becoming more and more complex. This increased complexity has led to a higher degree of specialization among professionals, each speaking their own language. Ranging from the elaborate marketing speak to the barely understood language of tax specialists. And to complicate matters even further: today, a dizzying number of people have to work together to get things done. Never before has getting products and services to the marketplace required a larger set of people, organizations, places and processes.
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26 Nov 2014

Barco show time in London!

An exclusive Technology Showcase, a speaking slot about the future of collaboration and sponsorship for the 18th Golden Bridge Trade & Export Awards: Barco certainly has had some busy days in the city of London, this past week … And there’s more to come: as an official event sponsor, we will chair no fewer than three speaking slots at this week’s Control Rooms Conference – an initiative of IBC Energy.
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25 Nov 2014

These two simple tips will help keep your wireless environment secure

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According to the 2014 Information Breaches Security Report, published by the UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills, nearly 8 out of 10 respondents indicate that their senior management places a high or very high priority on data security. No wonder, when you realize that the average cost of a security breach in a small organization amounts to at least £65k. In larger organizations this easily becomes a tenfold of this amount. Two simple measures can prevent this from happening to your company.
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24 Nov 2014

Forging new pathways to color calibration for medical displays

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At RSNA next week, Barco will emphasize the importance of color calibration in ensuring accurate diagnosis of medical images by sharing results of its recent research on the topic. Tom Kimpe, PhD and vice president of technology and innovation for Barco Healthcare, will present Barco’s findings in a paper entitled “Are Medical Displays Calibrated to GSDF or sRGB Sufficient for High Quality Visualization of Color Medical Images?” at RSNA 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on December 1.
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24 Nov 2014

Watch our brand-new video to hear why SFR loves ClickShare

“When I discovered how easy it is to use ClickShare, I was completely blown away. I absolutely wanted the solution for our new campus,” said Michel Moussa, Real Estate Manager & Corporate Supplier at French telecom supplier SFR. Today, all meeting, conference and boardrooms at the SFR headquarters feature our ClickShare solution. And everyone loves it!
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21 Nov 2014

Germany’s Augsburg hospital experiences the benefits of Nexxis

Located in the university town of Augsburg, in southern Germany, Augsburg Hospital is one of the country’s largest medical centers and a well-known teaching hospital. The hospital is currently significantly expanding its facilities. By 2015, 26 operating theaters will be available for a multitude of surgical procedures. To ensure productivity and efficiency, while providing the best possible care, the hospital management recently integrated Barco’s MDSC-2226 full HD color surgical displays, as well as our Nexxis video-over-IP OR technology.
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21 Nov 2014

The adventure of Katniss Everdeen continues in Auro 11.1 immersive sound

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It's that time of the year again: the holiday season is finally there! Time to start thinking about what gifts you're going to get your friends and family, selecting recipes for your family dinners and counting down the days to the new year. But what would the holidays be without some new must-see movies coming out? 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' is one of the most anticipated films of the 2014 holiday season. And guess what? It's mixed in the Auro 11.1 immersive sound format for an astonishing movie experience.
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21 Nov 2014

How simplicity leads to better collaboration

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The general aim of this blog series – SWITCH, short for: Security, Who is in your meeting room, Integration, Technology, Cross-platform and Human factors – is to show you how to take collaboration to the next level. In previous posts we touched upon several practical and technical tips to enhance your presentations and your meeting-room environment. Today we would like to top this off with one overarching idea that applies to any of the above: keep it simple.
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