14 Oct 2014

Rolling out the red carpet for Film Fest Gent

The Belgian city of Ghent has just rolled out the red carpet for tonight’s kick-off of its 41st Film Festival. Between today and 25 October, Belgian and international actors, directors, producers, music composers and musicians, as well as thousands of film lovers will walk the red carpet to discover the magic of movies and music. Committed to the world of cinema as we are, we will be there too, of course, as an official sponsor to the festival.
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07 Oct 2014

Genius Loci festival Weimar: enjoy the video

Rain and wind could not keep over 15,000 people from admiring the projection mappings, during the third Genius Loci festival in Weimar. The Barco team that attended the festival was happy to see how our state-of-the-art HDF and HDX projectors performed really well. The video they made perfectly summarizes the exciting artistic event that Barco was proud to support.
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02 Oct 2014

All eyes on Barco’s new Present-C series during Imago events in London and Paris

Barco and Imago Group, Europe’s largest video solutions company, have been stepping up their partnership significantly, over the past two years. The latest proof of their intensive collaboration: Imago events in London and Paris, featuring a demo of our brand-new Present-C projector series and a presentation by Barco. Just today, over 170 Imago customers met in London. Imago France expects over 150 customers at a similar event in the Musée des Arts, next Tuesday.
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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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19 Sep 2014

“It’s the perfect combination of performance and style, just what we needed”

A few weeks ago, we visited Sicoplan, an engineering firm close to our Belgian headquarters that has just equipped its brand-new offices with Barco equipment. It was great to see how proud and enthusiastic they are about our ClickShare CSC meeting room presentation systems, the Present business projector, our stereoscopic projector and our TransForm N/CMS networked visualization solutions!
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18 Sep 2014

Helping the BBC trial new ways of delivering TV coverage during live events

During the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the R&D team of the BBC decided to trial ultra-high definition (UHD) and high-frame-rate (HFR) streams of the tournament, as part of an experiment to develop innovative new ways of broadcasting. Two Barco F85 projectors running at 100fps and 50fps were used successfully in the test.
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10 Sep 2014

Jumbo Electronics becomes ‘Barco Authorized Repair Center’ for the Middle East

Present projector stack
Customers in the Middle East who buy our business or (large) venue projectors will soon enjoy outstanding maintenance and technical support services, as Barco has just signed an agreement with Jumbo Electronics to be our main service contractor for the Middle East. Thanks to the local network of service centers and highly skilled technicians, as well as a full inventory of spare parts, our customers will thus benefit from speedy, high-quality and affordable services.
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08 Sep 2014

Centerplex Cinemas: another Brazilian cinema looking forward to install Barco projectors

B series DC projector persp up
Remember the recent news about our deal with Brazilian system integrator Quanta DGT? Well, we’re proud to add another cinema giant to the list of Brazilian exhibitors that chose to go digital with Barco: Centerplex Cinemas will integrate our solutions in its 41 theaters in the Brazilian states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Alagoas, Pernambuco e Ceará.
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04 Aug 2014

500 Barco projectors support cinema digitization in Brazil

Though Brazil is the world’s tenth most important cinema market in terms of admissions, the digitization percentage has been quite low for a long time. Recent public policies aim to encourage exhibitors to digitize their screens. The Virtual Print Fee (VPF) program is one such financing model and has so far been joined by over 70% of Brazil’s exhibitors. Many of them chose to go digital with the support of system integrator Quanta DGT and Barco’s digital cinema projectors.
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25 Jul 2014

The ultimate hotel experience … with Barco!

Ibiza Beach Hotel Ushuaia
What do you expect of a good hotel, during your holidays? A clean room, a good bed and a great breakfast, of course. For those who want that little bit extra: Barco can help!
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