Barco's first 4K post-production projector awarded 2013 BIRTV ‘Best Product’ prize

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Barco, global market leader in digital cinema technology, proudly announces that it won ‘Best Product Award’ at the annual Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV) with its innovative post-production digital projector DP4K-P, which once again proved its advanced technology. This testifies to Barco’s technical expertise and strong R&D capabilities.

As one of the most prestigious awards in the digital cinema industry, the BIRTV awards program was initiated by the BIRTV committee and the ‘Modern Television Technology’ organization. A lot of senior experts and professionals in the digital film industry were invited to judge the entries according to a strict set of criteria. Barco’s DP4K-P digital projector, however, won favor with all judges on account of its excellent performance and groundbreaking design.

Pioneering innovative technologies

Not unlike the rapid development of the film industry, moviegoers' requirements, as to their moviegoing experience, have been increasing. The service quality of post-production companies has a direct impact on the movie-going experience. In order to meet the special needs of the post-production market, Barco developed the world's first DLP digital cinema projector combining post-production, archiving, recovery and 4K resolution together with a number of innovative technologies.

Koen Van Belle, Product Manager at Barco, states: "This product integrated some advanced and innovative technologies  as well as powerful hard- and software, including the four-link 3G input board, a high-contrast lens, wide-color gamut filters, high-uniformity DMD chips, post-production software, as well as a sealed optical engine and active DMD cooling technologies with Barco's patented intellectual property rights.”

Powerful features boost film industry

DP4K-P digital projector has a number of powerful, high-quality features. Its 4K resolution renders an impeccable display. The built-in new software permits easy control, and powerful analytical tools help post-production professionals understand different inputs easily and conduct the bit-depth analysis. These new features bring more convenience to the post-production process.

General Manager of CFG Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co., Ltd., Chen Xuxiang: "We are delighted that Barco's new projector has been recognized and lauded in China with broader range of national experts. Barco P series projector − designed specifically for the post-production environment − has become an exclusive product in the market, thus extending our leadership in key market segments and providing a total solution for our customers.”