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Brussels—May 14, 2002

Bangkok to Bratislava … via North America. Barco D-Cine Premiere® installed globally for the industries largest ever digital movie release.

Responding to an unprecedented demand for digital screenings of Star Wars II ‘The Attack of the Clones’ on it’s global release on May 16th Barco Digital Cinema has announced the installation of it’s D-Cine Premiere® digital projector in locations as far re

Following quickly on the THX announcement of it’s certification of the Barco D-Cine Premiere® digital projector, Barco Digital Cinema this month has confirmed the supply and successful installation sixteen of the twenty three Boeing Digital Cinema installations in North America and the UK.
In addition Barco has announced that it has also completed installations for the Major Cineplex Group in Thailand and - just one month after it’s first successful installation for UCI Central Europe - a second in Slovenia. Amongst others the company also reports that it has provided projectors for Star Wars II ‘The Attack of the Clones’ screenings to Exhibitors in Finland, Italy and France this month.

Sjoerd De Clerck, Managing Director of Barco Digital Cinema commented “ We were delighted by the level of enquiries from international theatre owners since the digital screening of the Star Wars II preview at ShoWest, and are very pleased with the response of our Digital Cinema dealer network to the challenge of this first, very demanding, installation program”

The completion of this global installation schedule coincides with Barco Digital Cinema’s provision of a large number of projectors for the Cannes Film Festival including D-Cine Premiere® for the screening of Star Wars II in the Lumiere Theatre on the 17th May.

The Barco D-Cine Premiere® equipped Digital Cinema installations for Boeing include:

- Dickinson: Northrock 14, Wichita, Kan.
- Malco: Cordova Cinema, Memphis, Tenn.; Majestic 20, Memphis, Tenn.; Malco Town Cinema, Rogers, Ark.
- Oasis: Ritzy, London, U.K.
- Ritz: Ritz Theatre, Big Spring, Texas
- UltraStar: UltraStar Chula Vista, Chula Vista, Calif.; UltraStar Del Mar Highlands 8, San Diego, Calif.; UltraStar LaCosta 6, Carlsbad, Calif.; UltraStar Poway Creekside, Poway, Calif.
- Vulcan: Cinerama, Seattle, Wash

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.
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