12 Aug 2014

TechViz and Barco unveil breakthrough in immersive VR technology at SIGGRAPH 2014

Professionals, academics and enthusiasts from the worlds of animation, visual effects, augmented and virtual reality, etc. have all been gathering in Vancouver, Canada, since Sunday for SIGGRAPH – the leading conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies. Among the many exciting innovations on show is the immersive visualization solution that results from the partnership between TechViz and Barco.
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25 Jul 2014

Three reasons to go see 'Lucy'

Lucy mixed in Auro 11.1
Action sci-fi film 'Lucy' is hitting US theaters today and there are numerous reasons to go watch this movie. We've picked out three.
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08 Jul 2014

Are you ready to experience Transformers: Age of Extinction in immersive sound?

Transformers Age of extinction mixed in Auro 11.1
In the fourth installment of Michael Bay's Transformers franchise, sound is of huge importance as various new robots such as the Dinobots and Protos are introduced, each with their specific sounds, especially during their transformation. The movie's sound editing team under supervision of Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn created a state-of-the-art soundscape. For a truly immersive movie experience, 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' was mastered in the Auro 11.1 sound format by Technicolor's theatrical sound-mixing team at Paramount Studios, consisting of four-time Oscar-winner Scott Milland and Greg P. Russell, who has earned 16 Oscar nominations for various films, including all three previous Transformers movies.
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26 Jun 2014

Seven summer blockbusters you need to experience in Auro 11.1

How to Train your Dragon 2 mixed in Auro 11.1 immersive sound
Summer's here again and every years this means fresh blockbusters are playing in your local cinema! This summer season is no exception with great movies like 'Transformers: Age of Extinction', 'Lucy', and 'The Expendables 3' coming up. What's more, this time you'll be able to enjoy these summer releases in immersive sound, thanks to the Auro 11.1 format. Here are seven movies you definitely need to experience in Auro 11.1 by Barco!

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16 Jun 2014

CinemaBarco at CineEurope: let the show begin!

While World Cup mania sweeps the globe, part of our European team has had its mind on another form of entertainment lately: cinema. Today, we’re all ready to turn the heads of thousands of visitors during this week’s CineEurope in Barcelona - Europe’s largest get-together of the cinema exhibitor community…
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29 Apr 2014

Experience ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ in Auro 11.1 immersive sound at Kinepolis Antwerp

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 mixed in Auro 11.1 immersive sound
Released mid-April in Belgium, Sony Pictures’ latest feature ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is mixed in the Auro 11.1 format and will be playing at Kinepolis Antwerp’s auditorium 11 in immersive sound until 6 May. Thanks to Auro 11.1, the sound of Spider-Man swinging from skyscraper to skyscraper never sounded so real!
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19 Mar 2014

InAVation Award for Turkish museum powered by Barco

Remember how we enthusiastically announced the InAVation Awards for ClickShare and our business projector, at last month’s ISE trade show? Well, that was not all. The Çanakkale Memory Museum in the Gallipoli National Park, Turkey, won the InAVation Visitor Attraction Award. Its link with Barco? Our products, of course. Watch our video to see how no fewer than 22 F32 projectors, five CLM R10+ projectors and 5 Barco 4K monitors in the security control room helped make this museum a real crowd-puller.
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27 Feb 2014

AED Studios proudly presents: Barco Virtual World

Looking for an event location in the Benelux that is bound to wow all the attendants? Look no further! Tonight, AV expert AED group proudly inaugurates Barco Virtual World: a virtual experience events hall at the AED Studios in Lint, Belgium, that pushes the borders of visualization technology. As a technical partner of the venue, Barco delivers HDX-W20 projectors, among other products, to ensure immersive projection at the highest possible resolution.
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20 Feb 2014

“Hollywood has never looked or sounded so good”

“A true cinema experience can never be replicated at home”: that is the strong belief of Paul Anderson, owner of long-term Barco customer Omniplex Cinemas.
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14 Feb 2014

Meet and greet with Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Ever heard of Mr. Peabody? We bet you have! Mr. Peabody is the most popular dog on this planet, these days, as the animated DreamWorks Animation movie ‘Mr. Peabody and Sherman’ shot straight to the top of the box-office lists in its first official weekend. The great news for our customers is that the movie has been mixed in the Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound format. So we proudly and exclusively premièred the film for a selected B2B audience in Auro 11.1 at the CineStar Original Theater in Berlin, yesterday.
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