08 Oct 2014

‘Inspiriencing’ the 3D in Bordeaux

Oops, a spelling mistake … is that the first you thought on reading this title? Not so. Immersion, a French expert in virtual reality (VR) solutions, uses the verb ‘inspirience’ to combine ‘inspiring’ and ‘experience’. And that’s what they wanted visitors to do, at their recent corporate event. On 2 and 3 October, around 150 professionals gathered in Bordeaux to discover and discuss the latest developments in simulation and VR. As a partner to the event, Barco delivered a wide range of visualization solutions, including the new S4 cave!
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23 May 2014

ITEC 2014: the perfect showcase for our most complete training and simulation offering ever

Are you working in the training, education and simulation sector, somewhere in Europe? If so, you will surely know – or you’ve even visited – the ITEC trade show. Last year’s ITEC was very special for Barco, as it was the first trade show where we truly joined forces with projectiondesign, the visualization expert we had acquired a few months earlier. At ITEC 2014, earlier this week in Cologne (Germany), visitors to our booth discovered a larger offering than ever, as our products have now seamlessly merged to provide the broadest (and best) offering on the market.
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24 Apr 2014

Barco’s VR and simulation solutions at Laval Virtual

The 16th edition of Laval Virtual, the international conference and exhibition of virtual technologies, took place from 9 to 13 April in Laval, France. Barco and its partner Immersion showcased the OSV seamless video wall, the Overview OLS 3D video wall and the F50, F35, and F85 projectors.
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10 Dec 2013

Celebrating top honors for interactive technologies at International Attractions Expo

IAAPA - Barco/PD Booth Award
Orlando, Florida is well-known as home to the world’s premiere theme parks and attractions, with the latest introductions showcased annually at the IAAPA Attractions Expo. Among the dizzying array of rides, multi-sensory experiences and other engaging activities, the Barco/projectiondesign booth won the award for “Best Interactive Technology” presented by Entertainment Design magazine. The “Reactable” housed within offered a multi-touch screen interface, functioning like an interactive DJ table to enable listeners to alter the sound quality and music by manipulating objects on the table.
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05 Dec 2013

“The FL35 images are the most realistic we have ever seen”

Tonight, the curtain falls over this year’s I/ITSEC Modelling, Simulation & Training Conference in Orlando. Barco/projectiondesign looks back upon a successful show, where it showcased its F50 wqxga, the upgraded FS35 IR and the SIM 7Q HC IR projectors. On the occasion of the conference, we have listed up some recent simulation reference stories. One is that of the AirTanker training center at the Brize Norton station in Oxfordshire, the largest military base of the British Royal Air Force (RAF).
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12 Nov 2013

Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications: can Barco help?

In 2010, a group of scientists met in Tokyo for SNA+MC 2010: an international, high-level meeting on ‘Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA)’ and the ‘Monte Carlo (MC )’ method for computer simulation. A second edition of the conference (+ exhibition) took place just recently, from 27 to 31 October 2013. Organizer CEA, the French Commission for Atomic and Alternative Energies, had invited Barco to equip the CEA booth with a 2X2 OLS-521 LED-lit 3D video wall to demonstrate the power of simulation.
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08 Aug 2013

Protecting Italy’s environment and citizens

The primary task of Italy’s Civil Protection department is to protect the country’s environment and citizens from natural disasters. The institution has regional centers all over Italy, which monitor the territory 24/7. At a press conference on 24 June, the Civil Protection of Friuli Venezia Giulia was announced this year’s coordinating team in case of a national emergency. It was the ideal opportunity for the center to showcase its new Barco equipment.
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28 Jun 2013

Forging ties in Bangalore: Barco India’s first Partner Meeting

India partner meet - picture 1
On 26 and 27 June last, Barco India held its first-ever meeting for current and prospective partners from all over India. More than 100 representatives from various companies assembled in Bangalore – India’s own Silicon Valley – to learn about our latest innovations for projection and advanced visualization during a two-day crash course.
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15 May 2013

New Barco Training & Simulation Demo Center Opens in US

RP-360 Dome
Barco proudly unveils its new demo center today before an array of special guests who will experience the full array of simulation and training solutions at the grand opening in Xenia, Ohio. The event provides the ideal stage for Barco and projectiondesign who recently joined forces to create the most comprehensive portfolio of high-fidelity simulation projectors, visual display systems, and proprietary software solutions.
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29 Mar 2013

Collaboration made easy, as shown at Laval Virtual

Barco France and Immersion, Barco’s very first partner in the field of virtual reality, looks back on its very first joint initiative with satisfaction. Many visitors to the 15th edition of Laval Virtual dropped by their shared booth to discover innovative solutions for VR and simulation. ‘Collaboration’ was the leitmotif running through all the Barco/Immersion solutions on display.
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