Visioneering since 1934

Celebrating 90 years of innovation

For 90 years, innovation has been running through our veins, with creativity as our heartbeat. It’s more than a legacy, it’s our reason of existence. 

At Barco, we believe truly great engineering starts with a clear vision. A vision of a better, smarter, healthier world. We use technology to transform the quality of life: from improving health outcomes to changing the way people work and creating compelling experiences.

Join us on our journey into the future, where innovating is not a choice, but a commitment to push the world forward.

old Barco logo monochrome, used from approx 1941 - 1960

10 things you didn’t know about us

Our (hi)story

Barco was founded in 1934 in the town of Poperinge, in the Flemish-speaking region of Belgium. Founder Lucien de Puydt's initial business was to assemble radios from parts imported from the United States-hence the name of his company, the Belgian American Radio Corporation, or "Barco." 

Browse through our Innovation timeline to find out more about Barco's history.

Predictions by a visioneer

The most valuable thing you can learn from the past is what to do in the future

The future of visualization


In this Barco Round Table session on the future of visualization, Peru and Guillaume explore visionary trends and technological advancements. They discuss topics ranging from smart visualization and image quality to the impact of AI, sustainability challenges, and the evolving ways we interact with content. The session concludes with a glimpse into Barco's exciting innovations.

The future of sustainability in AV


In this enlightening Round Table session, Jan, Dries, and Tom explore key sustainability challenges, manufacturing practices, and industry initiatives. They discuss topics such as climate change, systemic thinking, energy efficiency, and innovative collaborations, providing valuable insights into the industry's journey towards a greener future.

Driving digital transformation 


In this Barco Round Table session, Philippe and Annelies delve into the essence of digital transformation, emphasizing its pivotal role at Barco in enhancing internal efficiencies and elevating customer experiences. Topics include customer self-service, proactive engagement, and practical examples, offering a comprehensive view of Barco's journey towards digital transformation.

Adopting a culture of diversity & inclusion


Lien and Alexis discuss the comprehensive elements, including organizational focus, leadership, and employee engagement, with a specific emphasis on diversity and inclusion. They elaborate on a rejuvenation project, the role of diversity and inclusion, and the steps taken, to ensure a thriving and inclusive culture at Barco.

Talk to us

Don't hesitate to contact us with your questions. Our team will gladly point you in the right direction.