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Brussels—May 14, 2002

Bangkok to Bratislava … via North America. Barco D-Cine Premiere® installed globally for the industries largest ever digital movie release.

Responding to an unprecedented demand for digital screenings of Star Wars II ‘The Attack of the Clones’ on it’s global release on May 16th Barco Digital Cinema has announced the installation of it’s D-Cine Premiere® digital projector in locations as far re

Following quickly on the THX announcement of it’s certification of the Barco D-Cine Premiere® digital projector, Barco Digital Cinema this month has confirmed the supply and successful installation sixteen of the twenty three Boeing Digital Cinema installations in North America and the UK.
In addition Barco has announced that it has also completed installations for the Major Cineplex Group in Thailand and - just one month after it’s first successful installation for UCI Central Europe - a second in Slovenia. Amongst others the company also reports that it has provided projectors for Star Wars II ‘The Attack of the Clones’ screenings to Exhibitors in Finland, Italy and France this month.

Sjoerd De Clerck, Managing Director of Barco Digital Cinema commented “ We were delighted by the level of enquiries from international theatre owners since the digital screening of the Star Wars II preview at ShoWest, and are very pleased with the response of our Digital Cinema dealer network to the challenge of this first, very demanding, installation program”

The completion of this global installation schedule coincides with Barco Digital Cinema’s provision of a large number of projectors for the Cannes Film Festival including D-Cine Premiere® for the screening of Star Wars II in the Lumiere Theatre on the 17th May.

The Barco D-Cine Premiere® equipped Digital Cinema installations for Boeing include:

- Dickinson: Northrock 14, Wichita, Kan.
- Malco: Cordova Cinema, Memphis, Tenn.; Majestic 20, Memphis, Tenn.; Malco Town Cinema, Rogers, Ark.
- Oasis: Ritzy, London, U.K.
- Ritz: Ritz Theatre, Big Spring, Texas
- UltraStar: UltraStar Chula Vista, Chula Vista, Calif.; UltraStar Del Mar Highlands 8, San Diego, Calif.; UltraStar LaCosta 6, Carlsbad, Calif.; UltraStar Poway Creekside, Poway, Calif.
- Vulcan: Cinerama, Seattle, Wash

Barco Contacts:
Media Contacts:

Alison Maxson
Press and PR contact Americas
Barco NV
Telephone +1 916 471 6914

Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA
Barco NV
Telephone +32 56 36 81 66

Anna Miao
Press and PR contact APAC Growth
Barco NV
Telephone: +886 2 7715 0229

Samira Tang
Press and PR contact Greater China
Barco NV
Telephone +86 10 5650 2098
Logo: Barco Digital Cinema 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 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015. 

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.
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