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Sacramento, Ca. USA—Apr 5, 2016
Barco Delivers the Future of Cinema Today, Showcasing its CinemaBarco Solutions at CinemaCon 2016
Barco, the global leader in digital cinema, returns to CinemaCon 2016, April 11-14 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, to showcase the next step in its full line of groundbreaking cinema technologies, designed to engage audiences while delivering a higher level of operational efficiency for exhibitors.
At CinemaCon, attendees will be enthralled by CinemaBarco, Barco’s complete collection of cinema technology solutions. CinemaBarco is comprised of four key technologies: Barco Laser Projection, Barco Escape, AuroMax® and Barco Lobby Experience. Each of them has innovative attributes that offer a complete immersive and unique moviegoing experience before, during and after the show.
Barco Flagship Laser Projection delivers the pinnacle of image quality
The Barco Flagship Laser projector is a product resulting from many years of technology leadership and continuous research & development. It offers unprecedented image quality, providing a differentiated, cost-effective solution for Premium Large Format (PLF) and large auditoriums, while reducing complexity and operating costs for exhibitors.
Recent independent and exhibitor surveys indicate that moviegoers give the highest image quality scores to Flagship Laser-illuminated screens. They also state that this premium experience would entice them to visit the cinema more frequently and that patrons are willing to pay a higher ticket price for the laser-projected movie, resulting in significantly higher revenues for exhibitors. These top-line indicators, combined with operational efficiencies and cost savings (from the elimination of lamp swaps), create a very solid business case for Barco’s Flagship Laser.
Barco Laser Phosphor offers the perfect blend of cost efficiency and excellent image quality
Now, movie exhibitors can benefit from laser projection in every auditorium across their entire circuit, thanks to the introduction of Barco’s new economical line of Laser Phosphor cinema projectors. At CineAsia 2015, Barco introduced the DP2K-15CLP and the DP2K-20CLP, the first of a much broader wave of Barco Laser Phosphor projectors. The DP2K-20CLP, an 18,000-lumen laser phosphor projector for cinema, is an industry first, featuring three times the brightness of any other laser phosphor projector and lower operating costs than Xenon projectors.
Barco’s laser phosphor projectors provide considerable cost savings and ease of use due to the elimination of costly projector lamps. An innovative cooling system enables long projector lifetime beyond 30,000 hours. Compared to lamp-based projectors, their optical efficiency is also significantly higher, decreasing electricity costs up to 50 percent.
A unique laser phosphor retrofit module allows exhibitors who already own a Barco cinema projector to easily replace the lamp house with a laser phosphor module.
Barco Escape - the ultimate, immersive cinema experience
Barco Escape is literally changing the way audiences watch movies, adding a fresh, exciting dynamic that redefines the cinema experience, making it truly immersive. An integral component of CinemaBarco, Barco Escape is helping establish the cinema as a unique entertainment destination, delivering fresh content in a compelling way that makes going to the movies, once again, a spectacular social event. This multi-screen, panoramic movie format treats audiences to an extraordinary time at the movies, enveloping them in the action, whether in a feature film, adrenaline-fueled alternative content, or bold branding campaign messages.
Barco Lobby Experience - captivating moviegoers from the moment they step through the doors
The Barco Lobby Experience is an innovative digital display system that envelops the moviegoer by transforming the ordinary cinema lobby into an immersive storytelling environment. Animated box office, concessions and menu boards, animated movie posters, and dynamic, custom multi-screen movie trailer presentations that span every screen, combine to create an engaging, revenue-generating entertainment center that brings the entire cinema to life.
AuroMax® – providing the perfect complement to a premium visual movie experience
This revolutionary sound rendering technology, powered by Barco Audio Technologies (formerly IOSONO) and Auro Technologies, combines the best characteristics of object-based technology with the Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound format. The result: the most natural, acoustically perfect representation of standardized immersive sound – at up to half the cost of a typical object based sound system.
Visit the CinemaBarco Showcase!
Monday, April 11 – Thursday, April 14
CinemaCon attendees can immerse themselves in all of these innovative sight and sound theater solutions by visiting the CinemaBarco showcase located at the Milano and Neopolitan Ballrooms and at the Barco Booth #2313A:
• Barco Lobby Experience – Hallway between Milano and Neopolitan ballrooms
• Barco Escape & Auro 11.1: dual-power sensation for immersive entertainment - Milano 5 & 6
• Flagship Laser (RGB) projection & AuroMax® – Neopolitan 1 & 2
• Laser phosphor projection – Neopolitan 3
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.
Barco Digital Cinema Directory page
Barco Digital Cinema Web Site
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Barco Is Honored with the Appointment of its Senior VP Entertainment Wim Buyens as Chairman of the Advanced Imaging Society
Dec 7, 2016
Barco Showcases Future Cinema Technology at CineAsia 2016
Dec 7, 2016
Barco Laser Stars in Yeosu’s ‘All-Laser Multiplex’, A First in Korea
Dec 6, 2016
Barco Spurs Conversion to Laser Cinema Projection with the Launch of 7 New Laser Cinema Projectors
Dec 2, 2016
Barco Lobby Experience at Regal L.A. LIVE wins the ‘Best Leisure Install’ DailyDOOH Award
Dec 2, 2016
MBO and Barco Close Exclusive Partnership for New All-Laser Landmark Cinema in Kuala Lumpur
Dec 1, 2016
Royalty visits Austin: HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium bestows Honor of Distinction upon Cinemark Founder Lee Roy Mitchell
Nov 15, 2016
AEG, Regal and Barco Complete the First All-Laser Multiplex on the U.S. West Coast
Oct 20, 2016
Cinesystem Cinemas in Brazil Becomes First “All-Laser” Theater in Latin America, Powered By Barco
Oct 17, 2016
Santa Rosa Entertainment Group Elevates Immersive Cinema Throughout Southern California Theater with the Barco Lobby Experience
Oct 13, 2016
Barco Presents Latest Laser Projection Innovations at ShowEast 2016
Sep 21, 2016
National Amusements, Inc. and Barco Establish Strategic Partnership to Convert All Showcase XPlus Auditoriums to Flagship Laser Projection
Sep 19, 2016
Megabox Chooses Barco’s Flagship Laser Projector for its "Full Premium Auditorium" in Starfield Hanam, Korea
Aug 24, 2016
Cinépolis Expands Digital Cinema Partnership with Barco Across the Globe
Aug 23, 2016
Barco’s DP2K-20CLP Laser Phosphor Projector Receives Award at BIRTV2016
Jul 25, 2016
Barco, Clover Solutions and Maze to Revive Movie Industry in Myanmar with 100 Digital Cinema Projectors
Jul 18, 2016
Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall Among Exclusive Group of Theaters to Offer New Barco Escape Three-Screen, Panoramic Movie Watching Experience
Jun 24, 2016
Egypt Discovers the Future of Cinema, as Barco Escape Is Soon to Debut at Galaxy Festival City Cinemas
Jun 23, 2016
Russian GRINN FILM Multiplex Is the First in Central and Eastern Europe to Go All-Laser and All-AuroMax
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