21 Aug 2014

4K in control rooms: how many pixels can you handle?

4K logo

4K is a resolution standard that literally almost has 4000 pixel lines or 8.8 million pixels (to be correct, 4096 x 2160). This is four times the resolution you have at the moment on your HD television set. By adding pixels, you are adding different perceived image quality features like sharpness, color depth, etc., but most importantly you create more information space.

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12 Jun 2014

New 4K large venue projector will take center stage at InfoComm

HDQ-2K40
We are happy to expand our projection portfolio for rental and staging with a brand-new three-chip DLP projector that offers a brightness level of 35,000 center lumens, and is capable of showing native 4K content at 60 Hz frame rates. The brand-new HDQ-4K35 features a unique integrated design with internal power supply, rental frame and no external chimney fan. What’s more, the HDQ-4K35 is fully ready to be combined with Barco’s groundbreaking 4K screen management system, which allows native 4K projector blending – a first in the industry.
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11 Jun 2014

Proud to introduce our revolutionary 4K screen management system!

E2
Today, we proudly introduce our groundbreaking E2 image processor – featuring native 4K inputs and outputs and supporting 4K content at professional frame rates (up to 60p 4:4:4). Raising the bar for live screen management, this brand-new presentation system provides superior image quality, exceptional input and output density, great expandability, and durability. A truly versatile system, it offers eight mixable PGM outputs and four scaled Aux outputs for full show control with a single box.

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29 Apr 2014

New large-screen 4K medical display for real-time imaging in the operating room

Barco's 58-inch surgical display
It's here: Barco's 58-inch surgical display designed for 4K imaging in hybrid operating rooms and interventional suites. The new MDSC-8258 is equipped with a high-bright, low-power LED backlight and delivers 8 MegaPixels of accurate DICOM-compliant images on a single screen.
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15 Apr 2014

US-FDA product variance for Barco laser-illuminated cinema projector

Barco laser projector
We are happy to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a product variance for our brand-new 6 primary laser 3D (6P) laser-illuminated projector. The FDA has also granted approval for a predefined laser show variance, allowing US-based exhibitors to safely install the 4K Barco laser projector without excessive legal constraints and extra costs. In this way, exhibitors who install the Barco laser projector do not need to prove compliancy with the same stringent regulations as laser light shows. Thanks to its fully integrated and inherently safe design – featuring unified laser light sources that are housed within the projector – the Barco laser projector prevents direct contact with native laser light, offering exhibitors worry-free operation and ultimate peace of mind.
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24 Mar 2014

Proud to present our 4K laser-illuminated projector at CinemaCon

Launch Barco laser-illuminated projector
We are very proud to introduce our first commercially available 6P laser-illuminated projector at CinemaCon 2014. This laser projector is not only the most compact 60,000-lumen projector available, it is also the first laser projector that is capable of showing 4K content at 60 fps and 3D movies in full 4K resolution. We will be installing our first 4K commercial laser projectors in the US and China during Q2 and throughout the rest of the world in Q4 2014.
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20 Mar 2014

Our 4K cinema projectors can now deliver 4K 3D and 4K at 60 fps thanks to the unique Barco Alchemy technology

DP4K-32B
Today, Barco introduced a groundbreaking update for its market-leading digital cinema projector families that will make them more powerful than ever. Named ‘Barco Alchemy’, this new generation of integrated and future-proof projectors combines media server functionalities with cinema processing electronics to bring more simplicity and reliability in the projection booth. The powerful 4K Barco Alchemy projectors are the first to show 4K movies at 60 frames per second and 4K 3D content on a single projector.
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21 Feb 2013

Meet our brand-new 4K postproduction projector

DP4K-P
Today, we've launched our brand-new 4K projector for postproduction, archiving, restoration and 4K color grading. Featuring a greatly expanded color gamut, higher contrast and superior color uniformity in comparison with standard digital cinema projectors, the DP4K-P is designed to meet the specific demands of the postproduction industry. It comes with some purpose-designed components such as a 4K input board and a high-contrast lens.
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09 Feb 2011

Barco's 4K shines bright on 80-ft screen at Digital Cinema Symposium

Barco's 4K shines bright on 80-ft screen at Digital Cinema Symposium

An exclusive symposium featuring the latest in large-format digital cinema technology featured Barco’s 4K projector on a giant screen for the first time ever. In addition to the industry premiere of “Waking the T.Rex 3D: the Story of Sue,” Barco participated in a demonstration of the various 3D technologies, a 4K DLP vs. 70mm shootout, an alternative content showcase, industry premieres, and trailers of new digital shows.

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12 Oct 2010

4K cinema projector unveiled @ ShowEast

4K cinema projector unveiled @ ShowEast

Barco has extended its offering of Digital Cinema projectors with a new DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K projector model. The new Barco 4K projector complements the company’s current 2K projector offering, and will become commercially available in early 2011.


 

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