Singapore's Golden Village Multiplex goes fully digital with Barco technology

Kortrijk, Belgium, 03 July 2012 – Barco, the technology leader in the Digital Cinema industry, is proud to announce that Golden Village Multiplex Pte Ltd., Singapore's leading cinema exhibitor, has completed full digitization of all its locations with Barco's Digital Cinema projectors.

Since its inception in 1992, Golden Village Multiplex Pte Ltd has built a reputation of offering the widest choice of movies, state-of-the-art design and unparalleled comfort in prime locations. Now, the No. 1 exhibitor in Singapore has achieved full digital deployment across all of its locations with Barco projectors. With Barco digital projection and superb picture resolution, Golden Village is providing the best cinematic experience to moviegoers, island-wide.

Barco's DP2K/4K family is known for being the most complete range of DCI-compliant digital cinema projectors in the industry. The models being deployed at Golden Village include the DP2K-12C, DP2K-20C, DP2K-23B and DP4k-23b – all of which are praised for their excellent image quality and ease of maintenance. Thanks to their superior optical design and sealed engine, the projectors guarantee ultra-bright movie projections on any screen.

Digital quality on SEA’s largest screen

Barco technology was chosen for its ease-of-use, superb image resolution, and modular product design. Golden Village Multiplex boasts one of the widest screens (22.4 meters) in Southeast Asia – and it is on this screen that the DP4K projector has been deployed to offer first-class digital viewing on the grandest scale.

Kurt Rieder, CEO, Golden Village Multiplex, comments: “Through our experience of having deployed Barco’s projectors, we are assured of Barco’s quality and after sales service. Barco’s projectors are intelligently built with modular parts that are easily replaced and can be used interchangeably across different models. This translates to savings in maintenance time and cost.”

Eddie Tan, General Manager, SEA, Entertainment & Simulation at Barco: “We are very proud to be working with Golden Village on their successful digital deployment, helping them achieve their goal of transforming the cinematic experience in Singapore. With our company’s strong presence in Southeast Asia, we have always been committed to delivering the highest level of service.”

About Golden Village Multiplex
Golden Village Multiplex Pte Ltd is Singapore's leading cinema exhibitor with 10 multiplexes housing 81 screens with locations at Yishun, Bishan Junction 8, Tiong Bahru Plaza, Jurong Point, Tampines Mall, Marina Square, Great World City, Plaza Singapura, Katong 112 and VivoCity, home to GV's flagship cinema and Singapore's only megaplex. Golden Village was established to develop and operate modern, luxurious multiplex cinemas and is the first local cinema company to personalize the movie-going experience through its Movie Club program. The prime mover in the introduction of the multiplex to Asia, Golden Village's first imprint in Singapore was made on 28 May 1992 with the successful opening of the Yishun 10 cinema complex. Today, GV has a reputation of offering the widest choice of movies, unparalleled comfort, state-of-the-art design, prime locations and convenience.

About Barco 
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with more than 3,500 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.041 billion euro in 2011. 

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