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Sacramento, CA —Mar 12, 2007

Barco introduces three new 2K digital cinema projectors at ShoWest

At the 2007 ShoWest convention in Las Vegas, digital cinema pioneer Barco expands the DP series with three new multi-venue digital cinema projectors: the DP-1500, DP-2000 and the DP-3000. The DP-3000 is Barco’s new flagship projector for screens up to 30m (98’). The DP-1500 and DP-2000 projectors, featuring the new 0.98 inch DLP Cinema® chip from Texas Instruments, are intended for mid and small-market venues.

Built on the DP100 chassis, the DP-3000 is Barco’s new flagship, and the brightest “large venue” digital cinema projector in the industry. Using TI’s 1.2 inch DLP Cinema chip, the DP-3000 is designed for screens up to 30m (98’) wide. With a 2000:1 contrast ratio, new lenses, a new optical design and high efficiency 6.5kW lamps, the DP-3000 exemplifies Barco’s hallmark attributes of image quality, reliability and robustness. The DP-3000 can be seen in the Jubilee Theatre, March 13-15.

Barco’s two new “mid venue” digital cinema projectors both incorporate Texas Instrument’s 0.98 inch DLP Cinema chip. This remarkable new 0.98 inch DMD (Digital Micro-mirror Device) offers the same pixel resolution (2048x1080) as its larger 1.2 inch counterpart, but its smaller size offers significant advantages. For the projector and the digital cinema facility itself, this new technology translates directly into a smaller, more compact package, lower power consumption, lower operating costs and longer lamp run-times — without sacrificing Barco’s renowned image quality, modularity or system flexibility.

The DP-2000 is Barco’s new platform for large and mid-market venues, and is designed for screens up to 20m (65’) wide. The DP-1500 is Barco’s new mid and small-venue projector, designed for screens up to 15m (49’) wide. In particular, the DP-1500 is ideal for applications that could not previously accommodate (or afford) a full 2K system.

Scott Freidberg, Barco’s Vice President of Sales for Digital Cinema, North America, commented on the ShoWest introductions. “With the addition of the DP-3000 and our two new 0.98 inch DLP cinema 2K projectors, we now have Barco solutions across all market segments,” noted Freidberg. “With our newly expanded digital cinema line, it’s all about reaching new markets and strengthening the commitment to our customers,” said Mike Jones, Vice President & General Manager of Barco, Media and Entertainment, North America.

All three new digital cinema projectors are designed for both 2D and 3D applications, and all offer Barco’s new “Communicator” touch panel for intuitive operations, Barco’s sealed engine for the ultimate in optical path protection, and an optional SNMP agent for local or remote monitoring.

The new touch panel can be used to drive the projector, alternative content switcher and server. Because of the open architecture of the new projectors, they can be used with all DCI compliant servers, thus providing customers the assurance that the projectors will operate with the server of their choice. This is in line with Barco’s strategy of being server-agnostic. The 2007 ShoWest convention runs March 12-15, at the Bally’s and Paris convention centers in Las Vegas. For full details, visit www.showest.com.

Barco Contacts:

Stephanie Vlegels

Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA
Barco nv
Telephone +32 56 36 81 66
stephanie.vlegels@barco.com


Tyler West Tyler West
Corporate Marketing Director, North America
Barco nv
Telephone +1 678-512-6107
tyler.west@barco.com


Vickie Yueh Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact APAC and GRC
Barco nv
Telephone +886 2 8771 0228
vickie.yueh@barco.com

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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