Sacramento, CA—Apr 27, 2006
Dolby Selects 20 Barco 2K Digital Cinema Projectors
Digital cinema pioneer Barco announced today
that Dolby Laboratories has selected 20 DP100 2K Digital Cinema Projectors.
Barco’s DP100 2K Digital Cinema Projectors were selected in part due to Barco’s
leading reputation as a high-quality reference standard within the industry and
its market leadership in postproduction for color grading and Academy screenings
for the most discriminating audiences in the motion picture industry.
Barco’s DP100 advanced “Communicator Software” allows easy projector setup and
functionality in both 2-D and 3-D applications, as well as sophisticated 2-D and
3-D “macro-control” for easy one-button operation, preferred by leading
exhibitors. The Barco 2K Digital Cinema Projectors work seamlessly with Dolby
Digital Cinema servers, which provide all the elements for digital movie
playback and show management.
“We are pleased to have earned the trust of digital cinema providers like Dolby
Laboratories, based on a track record of providing high-quality digital
projection systems with advanced features that make implementation easy and
reliable for exhibitors,” stated Nico Vernieuwe, Vice President of Sales and
Marketing, Barco Media and Entertainment.
“Digital cinema is happening now and we are excited to bring technologies to
market that significantly improve the moviegoing experience,” said Tim
Partridge, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Professional Division,
Dolby Laboratories. “Consumers will see with their own eyes how digital cinema
brings pristine quality and stunning images to the big screen like never