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healthcare 
Supporting healthcare professionals a billion times a year

Medical imaging

In major healthcare facilities all over the world, medical professionals use Barco's razor-sharp display technology - day in and day out. Prime examples include the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, China's Shengjing Hospital, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in the United Kingdom and Italy's National Institute for Cancer Research. It's estimated that these professionals read about 20,000 studies on a yearly basis, with an installed base of over 60,000 medical workstations. This means that a billion times per year, Barco displays help prevent cancer, improve critical surgery tasks and render diagnoses more accurate.

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Branding 
Serving the world's biggest brands in over 50 world capitals

Branding

In more and more cities, digital billboards are becoming eye-catching attractions, and are used for advertising by the world's biggest household brands. In many of these metropolitan centers, Barco technology lights up the busiest squares and parks. Major cities that boast Barco displays include London, Paris, Sydney, New Delhi, Athens, Beijing, Zürich, Barcelona, Dallas, Amsterdam, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Istanbul, Shanghai, Brussels, Moscow, Prague, Madrid and Caracas.

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Broadcast 
Two billion people
watch Barco every day

Broadcast

Every day, over two billion people watch Barco display technology in action, as they tune in for their local or national news broadcasts. Television studios equipped with Barco visualization technology include China-based CCTV, with 1.2 billion viewers, India's Network 18 with hundreds of millions of viewers, and the 40 million people who watch BBC News every day. Other large broadcasters that use Barco technology are KBS and MBC, the top two television companies in South Korea, the United Arab Emirates' Dubai TV and the international HBO in Asia.

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Digital cinema 
Enchanting 10 million moviegoers every day

Digital Cinema

With rollout programs covering over 10,000 cinemas worldwide, Barco is at the forefront of the digital revolution in theaters. Every day, Barco's projection technology makes more than 10 million viewers' cinema experience unforgettable. Barco enjoys strategic customer relationships with leading companies such as Arts Alliance Media, Cinemeccanica, DCL, Kinoton, XDC and Ymagis, as well as thriving partnerships with first-class cinema groups such as China Film Group, Cinedigm, Cinemark and GDC.

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Events 
Setting the scene for more than 2,500 gigs and shows every year

Events

To create unforgettable experiences, the best performers and the greatest events in the world continually try to exceed their audiences' expectations. In the course of 2009 alone, stage designers and artists employed Barco's large-screen and professional lighting technology in more than 2,500 gigs - thrilling audiences with stunning and remarkable visuals. Some of the world's greatest bands that toured with Barco equipment in live performances include U2, Depeche Mode, George Michael, The Prodigy, Coldplay, Amy Winehouse, Basement Jaxx, Bloc Party, Fleetwood Mac, Snow Patrol and Underworld.

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Edutainment 
Immersing audiences
in one million stars

Leisure, Edutainment & Entertainment

Entertainment and education go hand in hand in many of the world's museums, science centers and planetariums. Leading edutainment facilities use professional, digital visualization, which allows for a greater flexibility in content and immersion. For instance, Barco's multi-channel projection systems have long formed the core part of many planetariums, in countries as wide apart as Japan, Ukraine, Greece, France and China. With roughly 10,000 stars visible in over 100 planetariums equipped with Barco visualization, it's safe to say that Barco helps one million stars shine each day.

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Out-of-home media 
Serving the world's biggest brands in over 50 world capitals

Out-of-home media

In more and more cities, digital billboards are becoming eye-catching attractions, and are used for advertising by the world's biggest household brands. In many of these metropolitan centers, Barco technology lights up the busiest squares and parks. Major cities that boast Barco displays include London, Paris, Sydney, New Delhi, Athens, Beijing, Zürich, Barcelona, Dallas, Amsterdam, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Istanbul, Shanghai, Brussels, Moscow, Prague, Madrid and Caracas.

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Sports 
Serving the world's biggest brands in over 50 world capitals

Sports

In more and more cities, digital billboards are becoming eye-catching attractions, and are used for advertising by the world's biggest household brands. In many of these metropolitan centers, Barco technology lights up the busiest squares and parks. Major cities that boast Barco displays include London, Paris, Sydney, New Delhi, Athens, Beijing, Zürich, Barcelona, Dallas, Amsterdam, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Istanbul, Shanghai, Brussels, Moscow, Prague, Madrid and Caracas.

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Energy 
Monitoring half of the world's electricity transport

Energy/power/water

For many years, the energy, infrastructure and utilities sectors have been familiar with Barco's visualization solutions. With Barco's display systems installed in key areas of the oil and gas industry's exploration, production, transport and storage segments, Barco counts some of the biggest companies among its customers, including Shell, BP, Saudi Aramco and Gazprom. Furthermore, our systems help monitor the distribution of over 15 trillion kW/h in countries such as China, Germany, the United States, Japan, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom. When it comes to energy, on a daily basis, Barco display technology plays a crucial role in providing power to over half of the world's families.

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Oil 
Helping produce and transport over 15 million barrels of oil every day

Oil and gas

For many years, the oil and gas industry has been familiar with Barco's visualization solutions. With Barco's display systems installed in key areas of the oil and gas industry's exploration, production, transport and storage segments, Barco counts some of the biggest companies among its customers, including Shell, BP, Saudi Aramco and Gazprom. Day in, day out, Barco systems help produce some 15 million barrels of oil each day.

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Telecom 
Helping over 300 million people keep in touch

Telecom

An increasing amount of telephone and internet companies depend on the accuracy and razor-sharp data display of Barco video walls to ensure uninterrupted communications. All over the world, Barco control room setups help telecom companies keep track of critical data 24/7. With installations in India, Germany, Sweden, South Africa, Poland, Brazil and many other countries, over 300 million consumers can communicate freely thanks to Barco.

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Air traffic management 
20,000 air traffic controllers rely on Barco every day

Air traffic management

In major airports all over the world, teams of air traffic controllers work around the clock tirelessly to prevent collisions between airplanes. With a worldwide installed base of over 10,000 display products, 20,000 air traffic controllers use Barco visualization every day to ensure the safety of air passengers. Well-known customers include air traffic nerve centers such as EUROCONTROL Brussels, London's Airports and Madrid's Barajas Airport.

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Avionics 
Flying aboard 100 types of aircraft every day

Avionics

Every day, Barco's cockpit and operator displays help pilots fly safely to their destinations. As a testament to the reliability and quality of Barco's ruggedized displays, over 100 aircraft carry Barco technology on board. These include some of the world's most famous helicopters and planes, such as the Airbus A380, Boeing 737, Dassault Falcon 900, Embraer ERJ-145, Lockheed Martin C-130, Douglas DC-8 and many types of Eurocopter.

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Traffic 
Helping over 2.5 billion commuters get home safely every day

Traffic

Throughout the world's major economic regions, Barco's visualization technology is indispensable to traffic and security centers. In and around cities such as New York, Oslo, Vienna, Washington D.C. and Hamburg, Barco display technology helps operators to better control traffic flows, respond quickly to crisis situations, and keep public transportation passengers well-informed. In this way, Barco helps over 2.5 billion commuters start and end their working days as efficiently as possible.

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Defense 
Supporting land, sea and air forces in 250 programs worldwide

Defense

Barco visualization platforms are of critical importance to more than 250 defense programs throughout the world, whether land-, sea- or air-based. From field bases up to central command, Barco's visualization solutions enhance mission effectiveness and bring critical sensor information to the operator. Some of the best-known platforms and key customers include Boxer, NLOS-Cannon prototypes, Merlin Helicopter MCSP, Watchkeeper, ARTHUR, Q70, UAE Navy, Italian Navy, NASA, NATO, US Coast Guard, ESA and Deutsche Bundeswehr.

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Security 
Supporting security management in more than 100 metropolitan centers

Security

Using Barco equipment on a 24/7 basis, control room operators monitor traffic and security data, camera feeds and traffic signals in more than 100 metropolitan hubs. Barco visualization solutions not only keep important public places and financial centers safe, these displays also help commuters, public transports, ships and airplanes reach their destinations in a safe and timely manner. Among cities that use Barco technology are important world capitals such as Vienna, Brussels, Beijing, Copenhagen, Santiago, Berlin, Jakarta, Rome, Tokyo, Astana, Amsterdam, London and Washington D.C.

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Higher education and universities / Corporate AV 
Visualization for over 30% of the Fortune Global 100

Higher education and universities / Corporate AV

From visitor lobbies to meeting rooms and from auditoriums to digital signage, visualization is everywhere in a modern company. Barco has earned the trust of over 30% of the Fortune Global 100 to fulfill the need for various types of display technology, such as projectors, display walls, flat panels and 3D setups. Among leading companies that make use of Barco for their day-to-day operations are Procter & Gamble, Vodafone, Electricité de France, Siemens, Gazprom, Ford, ThyssenKrupp, Daimler and Lukoil.

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Simulation 
Over 30% of the world's military pilots is trained with Barco

Simulation and training

To hone the skills of pilots in a safe way, pilots in both civil and military aviation often make use of Barco technology. It helps them better prepare for crisis situations and difficult scenarios all over the world, in a wide variety of missions. In the military world alone, Barco's visualization has been responsible for over 25 years to help over 30% of pilots become flying aces.

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Process control 
Monitoring half of the world's electricity transport

Process control

For many years, the energy, infrastructure and utilities sectors have been familiar with Barco's visualization solutions. With Barco's display systems installed in key areas of the oil and gas industry's exploration, production, transport and storage segments, Barco counts some of the biggest companies among its customers, including Shell, BP, Saudi Aramco and Gazprom. Furthermore, our systems help monitor the distribution of over 15 trillion kW/h in countries such as China, Germany, the United States, Japan, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom. When it comes to energy, on a daily basis, Barco display technology plays a crucial role in providing power to over half of the world's families.

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Virtual reality & 3D 
Broadening the horizons of over 250 research centers

Virtual reality & 3D

For vital research in the development of science and consumer electronics, Barco has always been a pioneer in large-scale 3D applications. All over the world, Barco's 3D display systems can be found as collaborative hubs for automotive design, product prototyping, architectural simulation, climate research, medical projects and pharmaceutical projects. Barco visualization systems can even be found at the heart of planetariums and museums. Well-known Barco customers include General Motors, Miele, Shell, the European Space Agency, PSA, Ford, Lukoil, Electrolux, La Géode, the University of Milan and many others.

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