Cinema Technology Aug. 16, 2018
Register & Log in
X
Please login again. New Authentication System and User Account Options
April 2018

We have recently upgraded our login system.  An account is not required, but necessary to set your preferences and edit company information.  If you have previously registered, you can log in again using the same email address and password.  You can reset your password by following the "forgot password?" link on the login page.

  • You can now log in using your external account from GoogleTwitter or LinkedIn.  More services may be added. Feedback is requested to support@DCinemaToday.com. You may still need to add (and confirm) your email address if its not provided by the external login provider.
  • When logged in, you can access your Account Manage page by clicking on your email address under the DCinemaToday logo. 
  • A login account allows you to request edit permissions for your company listing.  This permission is granted on a request basis to authorized employees and business principals.  More information on requesting to updating company information is available on the Account Manage page.  Once authorized, the companies you can update will be listed in the Authorizations section of your Account Manage page. 
  • A login account allows you to set the order of the Market Focus tabs on the DCinemaToday Home page.  You can set any tab as your default starting tab. To do this, go to the Tab Preferences section of the Account Manage page   (Desktop only - not yet ready for the Mobile App.)   More user-specific features are under development, so we recommend you log in when possible.
Please contact us with any questions, feedback, issues, bug reports at support@DCinemaToday.com
Sponsors
Member
logo
logo
logo
logo
logo

# 1948 RCA

RSS News
RSS Info About RSS

Skip Navigation LinksStart/Menu > Find News > Refresh this page
Sacramento, CA—Apr 14, 2009

Barco Expands Digital Cinema Reach into Latin America Capturing Majority Market Share

Responding to the growing need for digital cinema entertainment, Barco secures number one position via numerous deployments across a varied customer base.

Digital Cinema pioneer Barco announced today that the deployment of its digital cinema projectors is growing substantially into the Latin American marketplace. Spearheaded by Barco's relationship with Texas-based Cinemark International, Barco DP-2000 projectors have been deployed into more than 25 Cinemark multiplexes throughout Mexico, Central and South America, including major cities in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil.

This ongoing deployment encompasses both small and large exhibitors throughout Latin America. CineColombia, Inc., the largest Colombia-based exhibitor, is rolling out 3D screens throughout Colombia. With a plan to replace 100% of their projectors with digital, they have already upgraded screens in Cali, Bogota, and Medellin.

Miami-based Barco agents Magna-Tech Electronic Company Inc. and Cinema Equipment Inc. specialize in the Latin American market, integrating Barco projectors in multiple Latin American countries. Magna-Tech recently converted four multiplexes to Barco digital cinema projection for E. De Veer Theatres in Aruba and Curacao, for a total of 24 digital screens in the Caribbean. Steven Krams, President of Magna-Tech, discussed his partnerships. “We service, supply, and design installations all over the world,” explained Krams, “and the Latin American market in particular is dominated by small and medium size businesses — in some cases, second and third generation families own these theatres. With the De Veers cinema circuit, we've built a very personal relationship, and we've been part of the theatre planning cycle from the inception. Creating those relationships is fundamental in bringing a decision to the table, and in what products to choose. Your recommendations are taken quite seriously. One more element is also key,” continued Krams, “in that you are providing a product which is of the highest quality, and the end user is satisfied. You put those elements together, with the manufacturer, supplier and end-user, and you have a dynamic relationship.”

Each integrator and exhibitor selected Barco for numerous reasons, but the common themes remain an appreciation for reliability, ease of use, modular design and a broad projector offering that provides choice and covers all screen sizes. From the DP-1200 to the DP-3000, each projector is 3D-ready, and features Texas Instruments® Digital Light Processing (DLP®) technology. For alternative content projection at each installation, Barco's ACS-2048 represents a growing business opportunity for each exhibitor. The ACS-2048 upconverts multiple input formats to digital cinema resolution, and expands each theatre's role as a multi-event presentation facility.

“Partnering with these superb organizations throughout the Americas in 2D and 3D applications continues to be a rewarding experience for Barco and our clients,” said Scott Freidberg, Barco's Vice President of Sales for Digital Cinema, “These relationships are based soundly on the principles that our division represents — innovation, quality, leadership, customer service and comprehensive training.”

Todd Hoddick, Vice President of Digital Cinema for Barco, North America, also commented on Barco's rapid expansion into Latin America. “One significant driving force in addressing the needs of the Latin American market has been 3D,” explained Hoddick. “3D is where we shine — with the right amount of light for your screens, simple 2D/3D switchover and beautiful image quality. We're leading the evolution of digital cinema into this new realm of 3D, and the success is clearly evident — not just in Latin America, but on a worldwide basis.”


About Barco: Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop visualization and collaboration solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). In 2017, we realized sales of 1.085 billion euro. We have a team of 3,600 employees, located in 90 countries, whose passion for technology is captured in 400 granted patents.

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 Directory page

Share this page:
More Barco News:
Jun 13, 2018 Kinepolis Chooses Cinionic and Barco Laser Technology to Renew 300 Screens Through 2021
Jun 11, 2018 Cinionic and AMD Collaborate on Interactive, Augmented Reality Lobby Experiences
Jun 5, 2018 Cinionic Showcases Innovative Cinema Experiences at CineEurope
May 17, 2018 Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar and Dine-In Cinema By Reel Cinemas Impresses Moviegoers with Barco Laser Projection
May 15, 2018 Cinionic Forges Partnership with Cine Project and Powers Launch of First All-Laser Cinema in Germany
Apr 25, 2018 Cinionic Introduces Family VR Experiences for Cinema Lobbies at Cinemacon
Apr 24, 2018 Cinionic Fuels Major Global Expansion of CJ CGV Cinemas with Barco Projection
Apr 24, 2018 Cineworld Group Signs Deal for 600 Movie Screens Worldwide with Barco Laser Projectors
Apr 24, 2018 Cinionic and Ultrahaptics Enhance Immersive Cinema Lobby Experiences with New Mid-Air Haptic Displays
Apr 23, 2018 Cacinesa Partners with Barco and Bardan to Become First All-Laser Cinema in El Salvador
Apr 23, 2018 Cinionic and Bardan Power First All-Laser Multiplex in Chile with Cineplanet
Apr 17, 2018 Introducing “Cinionic” – A New Brand Launching A New Era in Cinema Experiences
Dec 14, 2017 Barco Receives the Technology Innovator Award at CineAsia 2017
Dec 4, 2017 Barco Joins Forces with Strategic Partners to Advance the Delivery of Dedicated and New Cinema Solutions
Oct 25, 2017 Cinépolis Plaza Satélite Cinema Becomes First “All-Laser” Multiplex in Mexico Powered By Barco Smart Laser Projectors
Oct 23, 2017 Barco Achieves Milestone of 100 All-Laser Cinema Multiplexes Installed Worldwide
Oct 19, 2017 Barco Invites Theater Owners to Experience the Future of Cinema Today at ShowEast 2017
Oct 16, 2017 Cinemark Theatres First to Adopt Single-Source Solution for In-Theater Media Marketing with “One Network Alliance” Digital Lobby Experience
Aug 9, 2017 Galaxy Theatres Selects Barco Laser Projectors to Upgrade its DFX Premium Movie Experience Auditoriums
Jun 20, 2017 Barco Details Traction of Laser Roll-Out: Growing Number of Cinema Exhibitors Trust Barco Laser Projection to Deliver Amazing Movie Experiences While Reducing Operating Costs
©Copyright 2003 - 2018 WHMCC, LLC. All rights reserved.   | Contact | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement
banner