Barco’s Virtual Classroom at UCL: A Case Study for the Future of All University Classrooms?

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Come fall 2020, every university will be approaching students’ return to campus a little differently. What’s clear is that the notion of the hybrid/HyFlex classroom (or whatever you want to call it) is rapidly gaining traction among the AV community — especially as we start to realize how integral audiovisual technology will be to the […]

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Barco Develops New Series of Medical Display Controllers

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Barco just launched a new series of medical display controllers. The MXRT-x700 series integrates the workflow support required for diagnostic imaging workstations as images often come from multiple modalities, both in color and in greyscale. The boards support higher refresh rates and resolutions than their predecessors to ensure compatibility with evolving protocols and modality requirements. […]

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CTOUCH, Barco and Kinly Deliver a Glimpse of “New Normal” Corporate Training

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CTOUCH, Barco and Kinly built a unique virtual training room at the CTOUCH office in Eindhoven, Netherlands. This is a unique look into what could become a new way to meet face-to-face without being in the same room. “At this moment, there are only a couple of these training facilities in the Netherlands,” said CTOUCH […]

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Barco Unveils 4K Matrix Switcher for Live Events and Permanent Installs

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Barco’s new PDS-4K is an 8 x 2 (+2) 4K matrix switcher with mixing program outputs for both live events and permanent installs. The PDS is base don the Barco Event Master platform and incorporates its Athena scaling technology for seamless mixing and switching. The PDS-4K is compatible with all the Barco visualization solutions and […]

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Barco Now Offering Two Services to Help Hospitals Manage Diagnostic Display Fleets

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Barco launched two new Connected services for healthcare customers: Barco DisplayCare and Barco ManagedCare. The Connected services offer a certified expert on Barco products as the single point of contact, who will support hospitals in managing their diagnostic display fleets. Barco Care Connected services have been specially set up to enable hospitals and other healthcare […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 969: Ever Wondered How Experiential Marketing, Entertainment or Amusement Park Venues Use AV?

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rAVe founder, Gary Kayye, has always been a giant fan of immersive entertainment experiences – ride simulations at amusement parks, experiential retail venues and immersive movie theaters. And, he’s always wondered what it takes, from an AV perspective, to design and integrate them. So, he asked Barco‘s own Leander Werbrouck, to join him to talk all-about-immersive experiences. If […]

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Premier Mounts Expands LED Mount Options for Barco XT

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Premier Mounts announced the expansion of its LED mounts product line with the new Convergent XT modular LED mount for Barco XT. Premier Mounts adds Barco to a long list of major LED manufacturers who have solutions that can be paired with Convergent. In the Fall of 2018, PM added to the Convergent product line […]

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Here’s a Glimpse Into How the ProAV Market is Doing

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On the third day of ISE last week, with little fanfare, Barco announced its 2019 earnings report while also commenting on how they think 2020 will play out. As we have very few publicly traded companies of this magnitude in the commercial AV space, I always appreciate Barco’s earnings report as it’s become a bellwether […]

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Barco Partners With Logitech to Combine ClickShare Conference

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Barco today announced its partnership with Logitech to combine ClickShare Conference with Logitech Video Collaboration products. ClickShare Conference is the latest product range in Barco’s highly appreciated ClickShare family. ClickShare Conference is all about wireless conferencing and BYOM (Bring Your Own Meeting), as it allows you to join any type of video conference from your […]

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Barco Uses the Cloud with Barco Insights Projection Management Platform

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Barco is launching a new cloud-based internet of things (IoT) solution for projector management. Called Barco Insights, Barco says it will simplify and facilitate remote monitoring and serviceability by cutting out time-consuming and error-prone manual administration thanks to the cloud-based storage of projectors’ usage data and light-source run-times. The live dashboards also give real-time information […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 958: So, What’s the Difference in the Barco ClickShare CS vs CX Series?

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This is a promoted post Last week, Barco launched a totally new series of ClickShare products dubbed the ClickShare Conference (the CX series); and, of course, Barco still has the CS series – the original wireless sharing products for presentation rooms. The new CX series is aimed at UCC spaces — watch this videocast with Barco’s VP of Channel Sales, Kurt DeYoung, […]

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Barco launches a secure way to share content beyond the control room

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Kortrijk, Belgium, 6 February 2019 – Barco, a world leader in control room solutions, has just released SecureStream, a new media streaming solution to easily and securely share content beyond the control room. Using a very intuitive user interface, control room operators can simply drag and drop video or data sources into a SecureStream channel, […]

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Barco Showcases New SecureStream Streaming Solution at ISE 2020

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Barco has just released SecureStream, a streaming solution designed to allow users to share content outside of a control room. Using a new user interface, control room operators can drag and drop video or data sources into a SecureStream channel, allowing the content to be shared with field staff or remote experts. Barco says SecureStream […]

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Barco Expands LED Portfolio at ISE 2020

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Barco is expanding its LED portfolio. Last year, Barco claimed a renewed focus in high-res LED technology with the launch of the premium XT series and the announcement of its strategic partnership with Chinese LED manufacturer Unilumin. Today the company is introducing an extended offering with five new models addressing a variety of indoor LED […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 947: Got LED? Well, Barco Does and Here Is What To Expect for Barco’s LED Team at ISE 2020

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Gary spoke to Barco‘s Vice President LED, Bram Dieryckx, on today’s pre-ISE 2020 podcast about Barco’s LED plans at the show. As you may remember, Barco took a giant stake in Unilumin back in 2019 and the new XT Series was a huge performer for Barco over the last year. Barco wants to become an all-in-one LED […]

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Here’s a Detailed Look at the New Barco ClickShare Conference From the Launch Event in NYC

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Barco just added to its ClickShare family with the ClickShare Conference, an expansion aimed at what the company is calling the BYOM (Bring Your Own Meeting) market. The ClickShare Conference allows you to join any type of video conference from your own device (laptop) in a huddle space, a meeting room or a board room. […]

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Barco Improves UniSee Line, Releases UniSee 500

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Barco just expanded and improved the UniSee line of LCD video wall displays. You may recall that UniSee claims the world’s smallest optical seam, and almost eliminating the “black raster” that traditionally borders the content shown on LCD video walls. Now that the platform has been completely redesigned, Barco says the new UniSee has improved […]

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Barco and Culturespaces join forces to change the museum experience globally

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Belgium, Kortrijk, 17 December 2019 – Barco, global leader in the visualization industry, and Culturespaces are renewing and expanding their existing partnership. For the next three years, Barco will remain the exclusive provider of projectors for Culturespaces’ world-wide digital art exhibitions. The agreement reconfirms the ambition of both companies, each thought leaders in their own […]

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Barco Partners With Kaltura to Bring Video Platform to Classrooms

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Barco has parnered with Kaltura in a strategic partnership focused on the education and corporate training sectors. Under the partnership, Barco and Kaltura will focus on delivering Barco’s weConnect with Kaltura’s video platform in classrooms. By opening APIs between the two companies adaptable systems, educational institutes and business schools around the world will now have […]

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Barco to reveal the newest Coronis Fusion Display Systems, perfected for color imaging

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Kortrijk, Belgium, 26th November 2019 – Barco’s renowned multimodality display for radiologists, Coronis Fusion, now comes with calibrated and consistent color, improved energy efficiency, and lightweight design, along with clinical tools to increase accuracy and decrease reading times. This year at RSNA, booth 1329, Barco will showcase the new Coronis Fusion 6MP and 4MP solutions. […]

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Quarterly ClickShare firmware release takes security to a new level

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Kortrijk, Belgium, 16 December 2019 – With the release of ClickShare software update 1.9.1, Barco steps up security and functionality of its wireless presentation and collaboration system. Barco ClickShare products are designed with security, privacy and confidentiality in mind, and with every quarterly software release new features and fixes are added to the product range. […]

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Barco Announces Critical Security Update to ClickShare, Addressing Vulnerability Discovered by “Ethical Hackers”

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Barco announced this week that a security vulnerability was discovered within its ClickShare product, which is fixed with an update available immediately, ClickShare update 1.9.1. This vulnerability was discovered by security consultants F-Secure through a process known as “ethical hacking.” “In October of this year, consultants from reached out and shared that they had managed […]

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Barco announces new QAWeb Enterprise, the compliance and quality assurance solution for expanding healthcare enterprises

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Kortrijk, Belgium, 1st December 2019 – Built on the success of MediCal QAWeb, Barco introduces the brand new QAWeb Enterprise – a modern, cyber-secure, and fully-automated system that easily connects and manages quality and compliance of all facilities and workstations. Together with other new imaging innovations, Barco will present QAWeb Enterprise at RSNA (booth 1329) […]

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Barco Announces NEXXIS Partnerships in APAC

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Singapore – November 22, 2019: Barco, a market leader in visualization and collaboration technology, announced its partnership with six new partners across the Asia-Pacific region to deliver best-in-class digital experiences in Healthcare for its next-gen operating room video integration solution Nexxis™. Barco leverages Nexxis™, its video-over-IP platform for digital integration in the operating room to […]

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Barco Launches Canvas 3D Visualization System

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Barco has launched something called Canvas, a VR-based system that allows companies to conceptualize projects. The Canvas is applicable in all markets where 3D images are coupled with business objectives, with a focus on AEC (architecture, engineering and construction). Many VR users want to enhance their 3D visualization capabilities and shake off the disadvantages of […]

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Barco reveals Insights for the Digital OR at Medica 2019

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Precise images, efficient workflow, and real-time information are all essential components of the modern, digital operating room. This year at Medica (Hall 10, F67 booth), Barco will showcase our next-gen surgical solutions that embody the innovative technology and creative concepts to support better healthcare outcomes. The central information hub for the OR Barco’s new Smart […]

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Updated: New SilexPro ClickShow BYOD System Latest in Collaboration Tools Via Button

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We initially wrote this article and pointed out the similarities between this product and Barco’s ClickShare. Silex sent us an email with clarification regarding the two systems’ differences. We’ve included their response in the last section below.  SilexPro just announced something they’re calling the SilexPro ClickShow, a wireless BYOD system using, yep, a button. Available […]

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Barco Kindermann Lawsuit Dismissed

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The Duesseldorf District Court (Germany) just issued a preliminary ruling on the Barco Kindermann lawsuit — you may recall that Barco sued Kinderman in 2018 for patent infringement of their ClickShare. After launching its Klick & Show product during ISE 2018, Barco entered a lawsuit against Kindermann claiming, “copied” their wireless sharing patent. Yesterday, the […]

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Is Barco Buying Unilumin? I Believe It’s Just a Matter of Time 

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Barco just announced a strategic collaboration with Unilumin, a listed Chinese company that’s an LED manufacturer. Barco says it’s engaged in a wide-ranging partnership with Unilumin to secure a supply of LED display components, which allows broader penetration in its core markets with differentiated Barco LED visualization hardware and software solutions. But, isn’t it logical they will […]

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Meridian Details CEDIA Plans

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Boasting outstanding design and performance, Meridian’s range of audio solutions challenge conventions and redefine how people experience sound. At CEDIA Expo 2019, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Meridian’s range of High Resolution audio systems in action with Barco Residential on booth 3030. Meridian will be providing powerful audio to two areas of the […]

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Barco Books Over $560 Million in First Half of 2019, Net Income Is $45 Million

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There aren’t too many publicly traded companies in the pro AV market so when one announces earnings, it should be paid attention to as a bellwether of the market. Today Barco announced financial results for the six month period ended June 30, 2019. Orders and sales increased in each division resulting in a consolidated growth […]

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