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Beijing, China,—Dec 7, 2011

Barco Expands its Chinese Film Industry Penetration by Supplying Digital Cinema Projectors to Beijing Film Company

Barco, a world leader in visual technology and display solutions, is proud to announce that it has contracted to provide four digital cinema projectors – the DP2K-12C, -20C, -23B, and -32B – to the Beijing Film Company. This sophisticated equipment further enhances Beijing Film Company's film exhibition capacities and treats audiences to superior movie experiences and heightened cinema charm.

An established state-owned, large-scale cultural enterprise, Beijing Film Company is following the trends of film digitalization and the new requirements for digital film screening equipment. After rigorous inspection and testing sessions, the company chose Barco as its supplier to showcase leading technology and integrative solutions. 

Each of the four digital cinema projectors serves a specific cinema environment: 

• The DP2K-32B creates an unparalleled visual experience thanks to its Guinness Record holding ultra-bright performance – greatly enhancing screen brightness and lifelike 3D effects on a 32-meter wide screen. 
• The DP2K-23B ultra-high brightness digital cinema projector is specially designed for 23-meter wide screens and ensures the same High frame effects for both 2D and 3D movies. 
• The two compact digital cinema projectors – DP2K-12C and DP2K-20C – provide small theatres with high brightness, distinct contrast and bright colors. 

Mr. Jiang Guangchao, General Manager of Beijing Film Company, commented on the introduction of these Barco digital cinema projectors: “As digital cinema becomes more popular, audiences have higher expectations for digital wide-screen 3D cinema. And as a supplier to the movie industry, we must stay on top of the trends to meet customer requirements. Following in-depth discussions with Barco, we ultimately chose Barco's digital cinema projectors. We firmly believe that Barco's excellent technical expertise and service system will help us meet evolving market demands and present audiences with state-of-the-art movie effects.” 

Barco's Managing Director Sales & Service and VP Sales Entertainment for Greater China, Mr. Tang Feng, said: “Barco is very pleased to collaborate again with China's top national film company to provide our digital cinema screening system and service. This association demonstrates once again that Barco's products are gaining more and more recognition and usage by high-end film exhibitors. We will continue to support this process in the future by providing innovative products and technologies and high-quality service.” 

Barco Contacts:

Camille Burch Camille Burch
Press and PR contact Americas
Barco n.v.
Telephone +1 678 584 2379

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

Vickie Yueh Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact APAC & GRC
Barco nv
Telephone +886 2 8771 0228

Logo: Barco Digital Cinema About Barco Digital Cinema: Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing 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 2016, we realized sales of 1.102 billion euro. We have a team of 3,500 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 Digital Cinema Directory page Barco Digital Cinema Web Site About Beijing Film Company: Established in 1957, Beijing Film Company is a state-owned, large-scale cultural enterprise engaged in the movie industry and investment. The company is involved in film production, distribution and exhibition with companies like Beijing Xin Ying Lian Film Company, Beijing Forbidden City Film Company, Beijing Forbidden City Film Distribution Company, Beijing Shengshi Yinglian Film Technology Company, Beijing Times Studio and New Century Studio. Beijing Film Company unites more than 70 cinemas in Beijing and Beijing Film Equipment Company and Beijing Ying He Advertising Company to form a movie industry chain in film production, distribution and exhibition, equipment supply, engineering installations, technical service, movie advertising and post-film product development. Beijing Film Company Directory page

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