Barco Joins AIMS Alliance, Will Support IPMX AV-Over-IP Standard

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Barco announced today that it has become a member of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). This is a giant boost for the proposed AV-over-IP standard. With AIMS’ new Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) set of open standards and specifications gaining traction, the Barco membership means you will likely see IPMX (the AIMS proposed […]

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Barco ClickShare Is Now Also a Digital Signage Player

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Barco has added new functionality to its popular UCC and presentation device, ClickShare, allowing it to now become a digital signage player. Meeting room displays that are connected to ClickShare can now be leveraged as corporate branding tools or to distribute digital signage messages. The first digital signage partners are Signagelive, Seenspire and Korbyt. Digital signage messages can […]

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Barco Intros All New Line of dvLED Video Wall Displays Called TruePix

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Barco today launched a new LED video wall platform dubbed TruePix. TruePix is designed completely from the ground up to create a purpose-built video wall for a variety of enterprise applications. It’s aimed at control rooms, television studios, lobbies, boardrooms, auditoriums and other corporate applications. Key product highlights: Seamless display tech that LED is known […]

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The Meeting Equity Podcast by Barco ClickShare — Room Design Is Often Done on a Budget but Not With Productivity and Interactivity in Mind

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In the latest episode of a 12-part podcast series about meeting equity, Matt Chadder (CEO and founder of Instinct Laboratory) explains how the physical design of meeting spaces can improve the productivity and interactivity of participants. Matt also talks about what he thinks is the role of a meeting host: In many cases, the meeting […]

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The Meeting Equity Podcast by Barco ClickShare — Some Practical Tips To Create the Ultimate Meeting Experience for In-room and Remote Participants

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In episode four in a series of 12 about meeting equity brought to you by Barco ClickShare in partnership with THE rAVe Agency, Scott Walker (President at Waveguide) shares his view on how to create an inclusive meeting experience for both in-room as well as remote participants by focusing on not just the AV gear […]

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The Meeting Equity Podcast by Barco ClickShare — How Do We Design Inclusive Workspaces? Taking Into Account the Diversity of the Workforce

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In episode three in a series of 12 about meeting equity brought to you by Barco ClickShare in partnership with THE rAVe Agency, John Lam (Director Workplace Strategy at JLL) and Gary Kayye (THE rAVe Agency) delve deeply into the topic of meeting equity and how the future of the workplace will evolve post-pandemic. Referring […]

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Barco’s Financial Reporting Indicates Market Recovery for Everyone

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Barco’s sales and orders for the first quarter of 2022 represented the second best quarter, just behind its 2021 fourth quarter, since the pandemic began. Continued demand recovery drove order growth, fueled by strong uptakes in the Meeting Experience business unit, due to positive back-to-office dynamics in both EMEA and the Americas and in the […]

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The Meeting Equity Podcast by Barco ClickShare — What Is Meeting Equity and Why Should We Design for It? Get Four Views From Industry Experts

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Barco ClickShare is sponsoring a new series of episodes titled “The Meeting Equity Podcast.” The podcast is part of Barco’s effort to address meeting equity in hybrid workspaces. Unfortunately, one in three remote workers feel disengaged in hybrid calls. How can equity be boosted? In episode one in a series of 12, Mark Peterson (Shen […]

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Next Stop: E4 Anaheim!

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Almo Professional A/V‘s E4 Experience has returned with four upcoming events that will focus on all things AV! The E4 Experience offers the latest educational opportunities, sessions with top manufacturers and industry pros, demos of the latest technology and so much more. Your next opportunity to experience E4 will be in Anaheim, California, on March […]

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‘Bassins des Lumières’ Project Wins 2022 Sinus – Systems Integration Award

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A place with a dark history is transformed into an immersive work of art unlike any other in the world: the ‘Bassins des Lumières’ project in Bordeaux receives the ‘Sinus – Systems Integration Award 2022’. Since June 2020, the technically complex installation has invited culture enthusiasts to immerse themselves in a sea of pictures, colours, […]

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Magewell Joins Barco’s ClickShare Alliance Program

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Magewell has joined Barco’s ClickShare Alliance Program. The new partnership with Barco ensures that Magewell’s popular USB Capture Gen 2 HDMI-to-USB and SDI-to-USB capture devices are fully compatible with Barco’s ClickShare Conference wireless conferencing portfolio. Magewell’s plug-and-play USB Capture Gen 2 devices let users bring HDMI or SDI video signals into Zoom, Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting and other conferencing […]

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ByDesign Vision & Sound Marketing Wins Barco Residential Rep of the Year Award and PRO AUDIO Rockstar of the Year Award for 2021

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ByDesign Vision & Sound Marketing announced it has won the Barco Residential Rep of the Year Award for 2021 for a third consecutive year, as well as the PRO AUDIO Rockstar of the Year Award for 2021 for the second consecutive year. These awards are indicative of the consistent exemplary sales efforts and ongoing commitment […]

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Barco Adds Two New G-Series Projector Lines of Single-Chip Laser Projectors

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Barco has added two new G-series projector lines (G60 and G62) of single-chip laser projectors. They support HDMI2.0 and 3D SYNC and are capable of down-scaling 4K input sources that provide HD 3D stereo capabilities. The G62s bring new OSD embedded warping and blending capabilities for projecting on all sorts of surfaces. The G60 and […]

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Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2022 Edition

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Welcome to my 22nd annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! I can’t believe I have written this article 22 times. I am beyond humbled by how many of you read this; last year, it was viewed by over 90,000 #AVtweeps. #LOVE ❣️ The bottom line is I love writing this article. It keeps me curious and humble. […]

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Barco ClickShare Survey Finds 35% Of Workers Have Trouble Engaging in Hybrid Meetings

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According to Barco, hybrid work (defined as some type of flexible corporate environment that enables employees to operate both remotely and in a physical office) is now a permanent professional fixture. Workers have come to expect new levels of flexibility due to this new phenomenon. However, employees now demand even more from their hybrid work […]

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Barco To Attend ISE 2022, Will Showcase New Direct View LED Platform and More

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Barco announced the confirmation of its plans to return to ISE 2022. The company will exhibit a range of solutions that promise to bring visitors closer to the future in booth 3D400. Barco will offer visitors the chance to discover its latest display innovation with the exclusive launch of its flagship direct view LED platform. […]

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LANG AG Partners With Barco to Serve ProAV Markets in Germany, Austria

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For more than 30 years, LANG AG has been supplying the ProAV market with premium equipment from the Belgian manufacturer Barco. LANG AG has positioned itself as a full-range supplier, both in the event sector and for the individual requirements of system integration. Since then, LANG AG has become known as a service and training […]

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Barco Announces ClickShare Alliance Program for Enhanced Customer Experience With Hybrid Meetings

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Barco announced the ClickShare Alliance Program to help customers create a hybrid experience in and outside the meeting room. The program enables video conferencing powered by the ClickShare portfolio and 331 validated peripherals from alliance partners. The ClickShare Alliance Program includes a total of 50 alliance partners and added new brands like QSC, Sharp, Dell, […]

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Utelogy Corporation Now Supports Microsoft Teams UC Soft Codec to Offer Device Control

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Utelogy Corporation is now capable of controlling Windows-based Microsoft Teams Rooms (MTR) devices. In conjunction with hardware support, Utelogy supports the Microsoft Teams UC soft codec. Its platform monitors the status of MTR peripherals, connections, calls in progress, presence and more. Operations teams can gather detailed analytics on MTR-equipped rooms directly from the Utelogy platform, […]

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Barco Introduces F400-HR Native 4K Projector

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Barco announced the introduction of the F400-HR, calling it the industry’s first single-chip native 4K resolution projector and aiming it at the training and simulation markets. The F400-HR is developed to bring 4K image quality to advanced simulator systems. Using a 4,096 x 2,176 DCI 4K chip, it can also show 6K and higher resolution […]

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Sennheiser, Barco and QSC Collaborate to Update Gateway Innovation Hub in New York

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On the 29th floor of 900 Third Avenue in Manhattan is Gateway, a co-working and innovation hub. As part of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACCNY) — the oldest international chamber of commerce in the U.S. — Gateway’s mission is to help Scandinavian companies gain a strategic foothold and become more successful in the U.S. market. […]

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Barco and Audinate Partnership Adds Dante-Enabled Presentation Switcher to Barco Portfolio

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Barco has partnered with Audinate to add Dante digital audio switching into Barco’s image processing portfolio. The collaboration has resulted in the launch of an audio option card for the PDS-4K, which makes it Barco’s first Dante-enabled presentation switcher. The PDS-4K switchers offer 4K processing and switching in small to mid-sized event settings, boardrooms, auditoriums and other corporate environments. The […]

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Barco Expands LED Video Wall Portfolio With IEX Series

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Barco introduced its new IEX series narrow pixel pitch indoor LED video walls. The IEX series comes in four narrow pixel pitch options (1.2, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.5 mm) that use a screw-free setup and are adjustable for various room experiences. The video walls are supported by cable-free inter-cabinet connectivity with optional power and data redundancy. The models […]

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Barco Launches Updated and Reengineered MVL-721 LED RPC Video Wall

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Barco launched the next-generation MVL-721, a reengineered version of the LED RPC video wall. The updated product features high brightness, low power consumption, long life expectancy and updated image quality and sustainability. The LED light sources of the MVL-721 improve the video wall’s brightness and safeguard futureproof manufacturing and supply. The 55% increase in brightness does […]

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Barco Celebrates Production of 100,000 Digital Cinema Projectors

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Barco announced it has reached an achievement of the production of 100,000 digital cinema projectors. At the turn of the 21st century, the film and cinema experience underwent an unprecedented change as it moved from the traditional analog world of celluloid film into a new digital age. Barco says the digitalization of cinema accelerated after […]

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ADECIA, Yamaha Unified Communications’ Conference Audio Solution, Is Certified for Barco Clickshare Conference

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Yamaha Unified Communications today announced its ADECIA solution is now Barco certified, making it interoperable with Barco ClickShare Conference. ADECIA is an intelligent microphone and line array speaker system designed to equip conference rooms and classrooms with quality audio. It also expands Yamaha’s Barco-certified product line, which includes the YVC Series. Barco’s ClickShare Conference products […]

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Barco Expands Laser Projection Portfolio With New XDM and XDX RGB Projectors

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Barco has expanded its laser projection portfolio with a pair of RGB projectors, the XDM and XDX. Just like its UDM and UDX projectors, the new portfolio members can be managed through Barco’s cloud-based Projector Management Platform with remote health condition monitoring. The projectors are aimed at theaters and theme parks. Features of the new […]

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AVer Information’s Videoconferencing Cameras and Speakerphones Now Barco-Compliant

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AVer Information announced Barco compliance certification on its videoconferencing cameras and speakerphones, including the CAM130 4K Camera, VB130 Video Bar, CAM520 Pro2 Camera, VC520 Pro2 Camera and FONE540 Speakerphone. The certification ensures AVer’s USB gear integrates wirelessly with Barco’s ClickShare Conference. Barco’s ClickShare Conference (CX-20, CX-30, and CX-50) enables users to connect automatically to AVer’s […]

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Xilica and Barco’s DSP Solution Enhances ClickShare Conference Audio and Connectivity

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Xilica has partnered with Barco to design a special DSP solution that claims to make video and audio better when using a ClickShare. ClickShare Conference builds on its predecessor, ClickShare, by automatically and wirelessly connecting laptops and mobile devices to cameras, microphones, speakers and other UCC components in the room. This is similar to what […]

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Barco Records $460 Million Q1 and Q2 Combined — Tracking Only $40 Million Behind 2019

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Orders for the first half of 2021 for Barco were significantly above the same period of 2020 driven, according to Barco, by strong demand growth for healthcare and entertainment and continued to demonstrate quarter-to-quarter improvements. However, the conversion of orders to sales was hindered by prolonged pandemic-induced restrictions (Entertainment and Enterprise) and, to a lesser extent, […]

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ISE 2021: Andrew Dowsett of Barco Explains Why Its Stand Looks a Little Different This Year

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London-based AV consultant Gordon Dutch and Andrew Dowsett from Barco met up to discuss the differences between pre-coronavirus Barco booths versus today. Andrew discussed Barco presentations happening later in the day such as “The Future of Virtualizations” discussion, which covered where AV tech will go post-COVID and the future of technology Barco offers. Andrew also […]

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ISE 2021: John Hooker of Lang UK Gives a Booth Tour at London Show

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At this booth, London-based AV consultant Gordon Dutch talks with John Hooker, the managing director of Lang UK at the ISE 2021 stop in London. This show took place at the London Road Show Live. View it below: Products Discussed: Barco G100-W22: Brightest single-chip project, just recently launched. Offers a transparent display. Great for system […]

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