1 mar. 2022

Barco projectors chosen by CAE to power the MR e-series 360° visual display system

Atlanta, GA USA, 1 March, 2022 – Barco, a global leader in visualization technology, is proud to announce that CAE has selected the Barco F70-4K6 projector for several advanced jet projects using its newest visual display system, the Medallion MR e-Series. This selection further extends the collaboration between the two industry leaders and allows CAE to benefit from the many advantages of the powerful Barco Pulse-based F70.

"Barco continues to demonstrate to us that they are a trusted partner and a technology leader in the simulation and training industry" says Marc St-Hilaire, Vice-President, Technology and Innovation at CAE. " Barco offers the highest quality projection, supported by global service and product support, and this brings significant value to our solutions.”

High image quality, low total cost of ownership
rendered packshot of F70  projector for simulation market

The Barco Pulse-based family of solid-state illumination projectors such as the F70-4K6 offers incredibly sharp and detailed imagery at native WQXGA and 4K (3840 x 2400) resolution. The most outstanding dynamic experience with smooth, fast-moving images are assured with the high frame rate processing and integrated adjustable SRP™ Smear Reduction Processing of Barco Pulse. Using no lamps or other consumables, and providing 20,000 hours laser lifetime at 24/7 operation, the F70-4K6 offers extremely low total cost of ownership at the most competitive price vs. performance rating available.

“CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. As the world’s largest training solution provider, it is highly respected for the quality and precision of their systems,” says Dave Fluegeman, VP, Simulation at Barco. “Their customers demand the highest performing simulators possible, and as a critical supplier and partner to CAE, we take that very seriously. Selecting Barco for their MR e-series is a strong statement on our ability to support them in their mission. We are honored that Barco’s technology, simulation expertise, and unwavering support to the Simulation & Training industry continues to pay dividend to CAE. We look forward to continued collaboration and strengthening of our partnership to deliver world-class training systems for today’s and tomorrow’s advanced jet pilots.”

About Barco

Barco is a global technology leader that develops networked visualization solutions for the entertainment, enterprise and healthcare markets. Our solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare.

Headquartered in Kortrijk (Belgium), Barco realized sales of 804 million euro in 2021 and has a global team of 3,000+ employees, whose passion for technology is captured in +500 granted patents. Barco has been listed on the Brussels Stock Exchange since 1985 (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB).

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