26 Sep 2014

This is why we love Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett

Last Monday, 22 September, pop star Lady Gaga and jazz legend Tony Bennett staged a unique gig at the Brussels Grande Place plaza to mark the release of their ‘Cheek to Cheek’ jazz record. The link with Barco? We have the honor of bringing this one-off performance to Barco Escape theaters in early 2015!
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05 Sep 2014

Barco Escape immersive theater experience debuts on Samsung Gear VR

Barco Escape
Imagine looking around during key movie scenes and actually seeing what it would feel like to view the story all around you. That's what moviegoers will experience when they witness Barco's new Escape ultra-wide, multi-screen movie format on the Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus device. "Barco Escape is all about the future of the immersive cinema experience, so what better way to showcase it than to introduce it along with Oculus and Samsung on their latest Samsung Gear VR headset," comments Ted Schilowitz, CinemaVangelist for Barco and 20th Century Fox's resident futurist.
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04 Sep 2014

Pop-up theaters create “anytime, anywhere” cinema

Bandwidth Pop-Up Theater
“Pop-up” theaters are popping up everywhere, providing a great option for temporary cinemas as well as indoor/outdoor movie venues in school gyms, public parks and even underserved locales in the water or up on a roof! These theaters in-a-box bring cinema to the people wherever they are, offering a portable, first-class viewing experience according to the folks at Bandwidth Digital Releasing, Inc., who used a Barco 4K digital cinema projector to screen movies in Canada for the Adam Beach Film Institute, a national charitable organization created to provide greater opportunity for Aboriginal people in front of and behind the camera.
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18 Jun 2014

Arts Alliance Media's Screenwriter TMS now supports Barco Alchemy

Barco Alchemy board
The Screenwriter Theater Management System (TMS) from Arts Alliance Media (AAM) – a leader in digital cinema software – is the first TMS to support the new Barco Alchemy integrated cinema media processor. This feature will be available to all current and future Screenwriter users, allowing them to easily integrate projection systems equipped with the Barco Alchemy technology into their circuits. Support for Barco Alchemy adds to the support Screenwriter already provides to equipment from different vendors even within the same cinema, allowing exhibitors to seamlessly manage all screens and content in their complex from one central point.
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 integrated, movies
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10 Jun 2014

Metro Cinema does the past justice by choosing Auro 11.1 by Barco

3D sound
Gentlemen in suits and bowl hats, women in delightful dresses, a unique art deco interior… no wonder the Metro Cinema was, for a long time, the most distinguished, red-carpet theater in Mumbai. Focusing on offering its contemporary audiences an unmatched movie going experience as well, current owner BIG cinemas recently installed the unique ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’ technology. Because, after all, movies today are so much more than just moving images.
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20 May 2014

Maheshwari Theatre treats Bangalore (India) to larger-than-life cinema experience with ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’

3D sound
A 1,000-seat theater, complete with a luxurious interior, a prestigious balcony and a world-class, ultra-bright Barco projection system; as if all this wasn’t enough to ensure a memorable movie-night, the Maheshwari Theatre recently installed the ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’ immersive sound technology. On 20 May, journalists and VIPs from Bangalore’s entertainment industry were invited to experience the sound platform’s unique, true-to-life sound reproduction features during a press conference. After Manasa Theatre in July 2013, Maheshwari Theatre is the second complex in Bangalore to give its sound system the Auro 11.1 by Barco-upgrade.
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15 May 2014

Spider-Man and Auro 11.1 by Barco save the day at Miramar Cinemas (Taiwan)

Miramar Cinemas
When the world’s most agile superhero returns, you ought to be prepared. For Miramar Cinemas in Taipei, the release of Hollywood blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man 2 conveniently coincided with the commissioning of Taiwan’s first Auro 11.1 by Barco speaker lay-out. On Wednesday 23 April last, journalists and other stakeholders were invited for a festive press conference, and immersed—both aurally and visually—in the thrilling story of Peter Parker and Electro.
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26 Apr 2014

Ann Cinema complex (Kothamangalam) embraces Auro 11.1 by Barco

3D sound
Films fans in Kothamangalam (India) are on the edge of their seats. This time, however, they’re not looking forward to the next Bollywood blockbuster release. No, they’re anticipating a new and immersive cinematic experience at EVM Talkies. Their EVM Talkies screen is the next in line to bring customers an immersive cinematic experience with the Auro 11.1 technology. The red carpet has already been rolled out, as the inauguration of the brand-new theater is scheduled for Saturday.
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25 Apr 2014

Auro 11.1 by Barco goes Bollywood at Kulraj Broadway (Mumbai)

HDIL Broadway - Picture 1
What do you get when you combine the largest movie industry on the planet with the most revolutionary sound platform available today? That’s right, a win-win situation for both the industry and for millions of movie aficionados. Kulraj Broadway is the first theater in Mumbai—the heart of Bollywood—to install the unique ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’ speaker layout.
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 audio, Auro-3D, movies
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24 Dec 2013

Mahesh Babu's 1 (Nenokkadine) releasing in Auro 11.1 by Barco

1 Nenokkadine
After a range of successful releases in the Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound system in 2013, audiences in the APAC region can expect even more cinematic and sonic goodness next year. The action thriller 1 (Nenokkadine), the latest Telugu creation by renowned director Sukumar, is set to hit theaters on 10 January 2014. Once again, the use of Auro 11.1’s immersive sound is sure to enthrall audiences all over southern India.
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 Auro-3D, movies
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