Find Companies:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Digital Cinema Technology Aug. 30, 2015
Please Login
Login/Signup
Sponsors

RSS News
RSS Info About RSS

Member
logo
logo
logo
logo
logo

# 1937 RCA

Skip Navigation LinksStart / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
Kortrijk, Belgium,—Dec 8, 2011

Barco Confirms Market Share of 40 Percent as DLP Cinema Projectors Break Through 50,000 Unit Barrier

On the occasion of CineAsia 2011, Digital Cinema pioneer Barco announced that its Digital Cinema projector install base currently represents 40% of the total DLP Cinema®-based projector fleet worldwide. Barco’s communication follows earlier press releases issued by Texas Instruments DLP Cinema® and one of its licensees. In line with a company announcement released last August, Barco’s total projector deliveries currently amount to more than 20,000 units – the result of a spectacular growth over the last three years. 

In a reaction to the ongoing number game, JP Tanghe, Senior Vice President at Barco, stated: "As a listed company, Barco has always cherished offering its shareholders and other stakeholders the highest level of transparency, accuracy and trustworthiness when sharing information and it intends to continue along this path in the future." 

"We are proud of our large contribution to the worldwide success of Texas Instruments' award-winning DLP Cinema® technology. As this technology is now passing the 50,000 units milestone, we are happy to announce that Barco's share in this success story represents no less than 40%, or well over 20,000 units,” commented Wim Buyens, Senior Vice-President of Barco's Entertainment division. “Moreover, various big incoming orders from large international cinema chains as well as regional exhibitors - including Cinepolis in Latin America, SF Bio in Scandinavia and many others - prove that Barco remains a preferred cinema technology partner for the future." 

As the Digital Cinema market is rapidly evolving, Barco is committed to remain a leading technology provider, supporting the digitization of multiplexes and art house cinemas on every continent. With its wide product portfolio, featuring the brightest projector on the planet, and continuous product innovations, including a fully immersive 3D audio system, Barco is constantly raising the bar of the moviegoing experience, while at the same time keeping total cost of ownership for exhibitors at an absolute minimum. 

Barco also continues to invest strongly in emerging markets. Earlier this year, the companyannounced a dedicated partnership with China Film Group to further develop the Digital Cinema market in Greater China, and Barco also strengthened its teams in Mexico and Brazil. "Our market share of over 60% in the Chinese market proves that our global strategy of strong industrial partnerships and focus on customer satisfaction is the way to go. On this occasion, we want to thank all our customers for their continued support and their belief that Barco is truly bringing them the cinema of the future," Wim Buyens concluded.
Barco Contacts:
Alison Maxson
Press and PR contact US
Barco NV
Telephone +1 678 475 81 83
alison.maxson@barco.com

Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact Japan, Korea, Australia and South East Asia
Barco NV
Telephone +886 2 8221 6868
vickie.yueh@barco.com

Anna Miao
Press and PR contact APAC- Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia & South East Asia
Barco n.v.
Telephone +886 2 2173 5229
anna.miao@barco.com

Li Shen
Press and PR contact Greater China
Barco n.v.
Telephone +86 10 5650 2288
li.shen@barco.com

Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA and LATAM
Barco n.v.
Telephone +32 56 36 8166
stephanie.vlegels@barco.com
About Barco Digital Cinema: Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,250 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.051 billion euro in 2014.

Barco is one of three licencees of Texas Instruments DLP Cinema™ technology. TI developed DLP Cinema™ technology working in close cooperation with Barco and others in the movie industry, to develop Cinema Projector and support systems based on DMD™ technology, to meet the requirement of studios, film distributors and exhibitors alike.
Barco Digital Cinema Directory page Barco Digital Cinema Web Site
Similar Press Releases
More PR About: Products More
More Barco Press Releases: Aug 24, 2015 Barco and Cinema 21 Group (Indonesia) Pilot Flagship Laser Projection in APAC Region Jun 25, 2015 Ymagis Group, Proyecson and Ciné Digital Service Help Bring the Power of Barco Alchemy to Cinemas Worldwide Jun 25, 2015 Barco’s Jan Daem Unanimously Elected LIPA (Laser Illuminated Projector Association) Board Chairman Jun 24, 2015 Grand Middle East Première for Barco’s 4K Laser-Illuminated Projectors Jun 24, 2015 Award-winning Nordic Cinema Group chooses Barco 4K laser-illuminated projectors to ‘bring great experiences’ Jun 23, 2015 Smallest Barco Cinema Projector Takes Digital Cinema Where It's Never Gone Before May 8, 2015 Barco Audio Technologies Creates Fully Immersive Sound Experience for World Expo 2015 May 13, 2015 Barco-Powered Warner Bros Mobile Cinema Travels Europe to Showcase A Unique 4D Experience May 5, 2015 Nordisk Film Biografer Illuminates New Multiplex in Copenhagen with Ultra-Bright Barco DP4K-60L Laser Projector Apr 28, 2015 Barco Introduces Barco Capital™ to Provide Equipment Financing Apr 23, 2015 “The Hell Within” to Release in Barco Escape; Film Produced By Rock Legend Slash Apr 22, 2015 Showbiz Cinemas Taps Barco to Create Interactive Lobby Experiences to Drive Customer Engagement Apr 22, 2015 Santikos Theatres Outfits New Casa Blanca Theatre with Barco Laser Projection Apr 21, 2015 Barco Enters into Five Year, Multi-Title Agreement with 20th Century Fox to Release Films in Groundbreaking Panoramic Movie Format Apr 21, 2015 Posse Films Partners with Barco to Create Projects for its Multi-Screen, Panoramic Movie Format, Barco Escape Apr 20, 2015 Barco Launches Full Portfolio of Laser-Illuminated Cinema Projectors Apr 16, 2015 Qube Cinema Incorporates Auro 11.1 By Barco Immersive Sound in its Integrated Media Blocks (IMB) Apr 16, 2015 Jerry Bruckheimer Films Teams with Barco to Develop Projects for its Multi-Screen, Panoramic Barco Escape Format Apr 16, 2015 Barco Continues Drive Toward “Open” Approach to Cinema Sound, Debuting AuroMax Immersive Sound at Cinemacon Apr 14, 2015 CinemaBarco Brings Magic and Showmanship Back to the Movies, Showcasing Next-Generation, Theater-Wide Cinema Innovations at CinemaCon More
©Copyright 2014 Main Site WHMCC, LLC. All rights reserved.   | Contact | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement
banner