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Barco, the leader in laser cinema solutions, today revealed the launch of its new “Laser by Barco” marketing campaign to help educate audiences about the unique benefits of experiencing movies in laser projection. With “Laser by Barco,” moviegoers are treated to more – more brightness, more color, and more contrast – bringing movies to life on the big screen like never before.

May 14, 2024 Barco Brings Global Film Festival Favorites to Cannes for Special Program in HDR
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, today announced a special Cannes screening program showcasing critically acclaimed titles, prepared for and screened in the groundbreaking HDR by Barco format. The carefully curated slate highlights festival winners from Belgium, Italy, Germany, and the United States, making their global debut in breathtaking Barco HDR Lightsteering. Barco’s HDR film series will be held May 16 – 22 in theater 8 at the Cinéum Cannes theater.

Apr 10, 2024 Barco Announces First Locations for HDR By Barco in the US
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, today announced a plan to bring HDR by Barco to select high-profile theaters at AMC Theatres, B&B Theatres, and Regal Cinemas in the US.

Apr 8, 2024 Barco Launches HDR by Barco at CinemaCon 2024
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, launched HDR by Barco, its HDR solution suite for the cinema industry, today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated projection ecosystem will be the first to make the company’s groundbreaking HDR lightsteering technology commercially available to cinemas.

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Los Angeles—Nov 7, 2022

Barco Showcases HDR Lightsteering Technology at Asian World Film Festival

The Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) showcases a selection of Asian World cinema to the community of Los Angeles moviemaking professionals. The festival is unique in that it predominantly screens Oscar and Golden Globe-submitted films from Asia for Best Foreign Language Film. Since the festival’s inception, it has screened over 100 Oscar and 50 Golden Globe submissions.

The 2022 festival will showcase for the first time seven titles graded in High Dynamic Range (HDR). These will be screened in the dedicated premium auditorium at the festival, equipped with a prototype setup of Barco’s HDR Lightsteering technology. Amongst these titles selected for premium screening are six Official Submissions for Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards. In a joint collaboration with the Barco HDR content creation team and the directors of the different submissions; the titles were regraded to take full advantage of the enhanced capabilities of the high dynamic range format and the Lightsteering projection technology.

Barco’s HDR Lightsteering is a projection technology that allows bringing next generation premium image quality to cinema auditoriums. In the future, it will offer both brighter highlights and darker black levels, to enable a higher dynamic range in the image. It does this by making efficient use of laser-generated light through smart steering; leading to a projection setup that combines backwards compatibility with cinema operations and future-proofness for HDR content and premium experiences. This gives moviemakers more degrees of freedom, a broader palette to work with. For movie-goers it brings a more immersive experience, a wow-effect to fit the large screen. Barco is proud to work together with the Asian World Film Festival, its moviemakers and its audience members to showcase this innovative technology.

Asian World Film Festival, takes place Nov 9-18, in Marina Del Rey (Los Angeles). The Barco HDR Lightsteering auditorium is installed at the AMC Marina Marketplace 6.


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Jun 26, 2024 Barco, the Leader in Laser-Powered Cinema Solutions, Launches New Marketing Campaign in Movie Theatres Across the U.S. and Canada
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Barco, the leader in laser cinema solutions, today revealed the launch of its new “Laser by Barco” marketing campaign to help educate audiences about the unique benefits of experiencing movies in laser projection. With “Laser by Barco,” moviegoers are treated to more – more brightness, more color, and more contrast – bringing movies to life on the big screen like never before.

May 14, 2024 Barco Brings Global Film Festival Favorites to Cannes for Special Program in HDR
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, today announced a special Cannes screening program showcasing critically acclaimed titles, prepared for and screened in the groundbreaking HDR by Barco format. The carefully curated slate highlights festival winners from Belgium, Italy, Germany, and the United States, making their global debut in breathtaking Barco HDR Lightsteering. Barco’s HDR film series will be held May 16 – 22 in theater 8 at the Cinéum Cannes theater.

Apr 10, 2024 Barco Announces First Locations for HDR By Barco in the US
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, today announced a plan to bring HDR by Barco to select high-profile theaters at AMC Theatres, B&B Theatres, and Regal Cinemas in the US.

Apr 8, 2024 Barco Launches HDR by Barco at CinemaCon 2024
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, launched HDR by Barco, its HDR solution suite for the cinema industry, today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated projection ecosystem will be the first to make the company’s groundbreaking HDR lightsteering technology commercially available to cinemas.

Mar 6, 2024 Barco Heads to CinemaCon with Debut of A Breakthrough in Cinema Innovation
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Barco, the leader in laser-powered cinema solutions, announced today its plans to return to CinemaCon 2024 with the debut of a long-awaited breakthrough in movie presentation and an expanded cinema team.

Jan 12, 2024 Hollywood Recognizes Barco for Achievements in Cinema with Scientific and Engineering Academy Award
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, known for the Oscars®, bestows the Barco team with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award for their contribution to the design and development of laser projection in cinema. The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor individuals and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion pictures.

Dec 21, 2023 Elevate Entertainment Group Announces Move to Laser Projection by Cinionic
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Cinionic, a global leader in laser cinema technology, and Elevate Entertainment Group today announced a new strategic partnership to refresh the Texas-based cinema chain’s projection fleet with Laser Projection by Cinionic over the next three years. Elevate Entertainment Group (EEG), formerly EVO Entertainment Group, is the nation’s leading and largest operator of cinema-entertainment centers, with more than 200 screens across five states.

Dec 5, 2023 Sony Marketing Inc. Teams with Cinionic to Bring Barco Laser to Cinemas in Japan
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Cinionic, a Barco company and global leader in laser cinema,  announced today that has teamed up with Sony Marketing Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Sony Marketing”) to bring laser projection to the cinema market in Japan.

Nov 14, 2023 Laser by Cinionic Illuminates CineAsia 2023 Convention
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Cinionic, the leader in laser cinema, today unveiled details about the 2023 Cinionic World exhibition at CineAsia, running December 4-7, 2023 at the Siam Mall Icon Cineconic Theatre in Bangkok, Thailand. Cinionic World invites attendees to feel the difference and features highlights from Cinionic's all-laser portfolio of cinema solutions, including the award-winning Barco Series 4 family, interactive displays, and live laser demos.

Oct 17, 2023 Cinionic Debuts new Barco Laser Projector for Post-Production
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Cinionic, a Barco company and global leader in laser cinema technology, debuted a new Barco laser projector designed specifically for post-production today in a special first-look demo at the SMPTE 2023 Media Technology Summit in Hollywood.

Sep 27, 2023 Cinemex Moves to Laser Projection By Cinionic in Top 500 Screens
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Cinionic, a global leader in laser cinema technology, and Cinemex, one of the largest cinema chains in the world with nearly 3,000 screens across Mexico, announce the move to Laser Projection by Cinionic in 500 of the circuit’s highest-performing locations.

Sep 18, 2023 Cinionic Debuts New Cinema Screen Designed for Laser-Powered Theaters
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Cinionic, a Barco company, and global leader in laser cinema technology, announced today the debut of its new cinema screen designed for laser-powered auditoriums. The Cinionic Laser Screen 2.4 amplifies the power of laser projection through optimized efficiency and enhanced onscreen movie presentation.

Jul 13, 2023 Cineplex Germany names Cinionic as Preferred Partner for Laser Renewal
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Cinionic, the leader in laser cinema, announces a new preferred partnership designation by Cineplex Deutschland, Germany’s largest exhibitor, through 2026. As part of the deal, Cinionic will drive the technology renewal for the circuit, bringing Laser Projection by Cinionic to over 100 screens over the next three years.

Jun 20, 2023 Vue International and Cinionic Advance Sustainable Cinema in Italy at the Space Cinemas
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Cinionic, the leader in laser cinema, and The Space Cinemas, a division of Vue International, announce plans to bring Laser Projection by Cinionic to 114 screens across Italy.

Jun 15, 2023 Cinionic Drives a Cinematic Revolution, Marks Five Years as Leaders in Laser Projection
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Cinionic, a Barco company and global leader in laser cinema technology, celebrates its fifth anniversary and milestone in its ongoing mission to advance the theatrical experience worldwide.

May 24, 2023 Cinionic Named Official Cinema Projection Provider Of CineEurope 2023
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Cinionic, the global leader in laser cinema technology, has partnered with the Film Expo Group to become the Official Cinema Projection Provider of CineEurope for the fifth year in a row. All projection equipment in the CCIB Auditorium will be supplied by Cinionic, powering the studio product presentations and screenings with Laser Projection by Cinionic.

May 18, 2023 Major Cineplex Teams with Cinionic for Upgrade to Laser Projection
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Cinionic, the leader in laser cinema, and Major Cineplex, the largest exhibitor in Thailand, announce a new initiative to bring Laser Projection by Cinionic to over 200 screens in Thailand and Cambodia.

May 3, 2023 AMC to Bring Cinionic Laser to All Prime at AMC® Locations
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AMC Theatres® (NYSE: AMC and APE), the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States and the world, announced plans to bring Laser Projection by Cinionic to its premium large format (PLF) brand, PRIME at AMC®.

Apr 25, 2023 Malco Theatres go all-in on laser with Cinionic
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Cinionic, the world’s leading provider of laser cinema solutions, announces a deal with Malco Theatres, Inc., for a circuit-wide upgrade to laser projection.

Apr 25, 2023 Cineplex and Cinionic Sign Multi-Year Rollout for 800 Laser Projectors in Canada to Bring Laser Projection by Cinionic to the Circuit’s Largest Screens
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Cinionic, the leader in laser cinema, and Cineplex, Canada’s leading entertainment and media company, today announced their new partnership to bring Laser Projection by Cinionic to more than 800 screens across Canada in the coming years. The companies will start the move to laser projection later this year.
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