17 Stands You Must See at ISE 2015


As you may know, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is Europe’s — and the world’s — largest AV show. Combining both residential and commercial AV technology in one giant trade show venue at the Amsterdam RAI, the show is nicely spread out in 12 easy-to-navigate halls that you can walk without back-tracking as it’s laid-out in […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | ISE 2015 To Set Records, Barco’s Newest Product, & a Couple of Blogs


It’s been a busy week in the AV industry with new product announcements, upcoming events and number of new podcasts. In case you’ve missed something, we’ve got you covered. Weekly Wrap-Up | Dec. 5   ISE 2015 Will Set Records and Has an Amazing Program – Aren’t You Going? ISE 2015 will offer a wide […]

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Barco Develops Portable Simulation Dome


Barco just introduced a new range of dome displays for the training and simulation market. Using high-tech screens and optics, and lightweight support structures, Barco says these new simulation domes are easy to transport and to set up. Available in different configurations, with varying number and type of projectors, the TD series brings high quality […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | Two New rAVe RADIO Shows, AVPhenom Posts 100 Blogs and More!


Happy Thanksgiving AVTweeps! We hope you all had a great holiday and enjoyed the day off, if you had it. Here are the top stories from the week, in cased you missed any of them and need a second look. • Celebrating 100: A Look Back • Good AV Kickoff Show: Networked Video Like Nothing You’ve Seen […]

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Barco to Propose New DICOM Color Calibration Standard Next Week


Barco will share results of its research on color visualization of medical images, which they say indicates the need for a new calibration standard to ensure the color accuracy of medical displays. Tom Kimpe, PhD and vice president of technology and innovation for Barco Healthcare will present Barco’s findings in a paper entitled “Are Medical […]

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Barco Unveils 12K Lumens Single-Chip DLP Projector


Barco just launched a single-chip DLP projector outputting 12,000 center lumens light output. The brand-new RLS-W12 offers WUXGA (1,920×1,200) resolution, extended warping and blending, and HDBaseT technology to provide video over a single Cat 5 cable. This new projector is the perfect choice for small- to medium-sized venues, and its optional rental frame makes it […]

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Barco unveils 12K lumens single-chip DLP projector for medium-sized venues & events


Kortrijk, Belgium, 20 November 2014 – Global projection technology leader Barco is proud to expand its projector portfolio with a cost-effective single-chip DLP® projector producing 12,000 center lumens light output. The brand-new RLS-W12 offers WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) resolution, extended warping and blending, and HDBaseT technology to provide video over a single Cat 5 cable. […]

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PVR Cinemas first to adopt Barco’s immersive sound technology in New Delhi


New Delhi, India, 12 November, 2014 – Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the first completed installation in New Delhi of its Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound technology. Place of implementation is the PVR multiplex in the Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden; one of the busiest places in India’s capital. The project also […]

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Barco: Networked for Visualization and Control Room Operations


In a continuous search for interesting industry AV/IT solutions, I happened upon a certain solution recently that was of great interest to me. I’ve been looking at numerous networked solutions and it just so happened that Barco has a solution set for just this purpose. Barco, a global leader in professional visualization systems, designs and […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | Oct. 3, 2014


Happy Friday AVTweeps! Here is this week’s Weekly Wrap-Up featuring Almo’s latest service for integrators, Barco’s new projector line launch, a blog post as to why grammar still matter, Extron’s entrance into the wireless presentation market and more. If you think we missed anything, please let us know!   Post by rAVe.

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Barco Intros Present-C Line With 10 New Single-Chip DLP Projectors


Barco has introduced 10 new corporate AV projectors under the brand Present-C. Present-C projectors are all single-chip DLP projectors with brightness levels ranging from 3,000 up to 8,000 lumens. Resolutions include 1080p, WUXGA, Panorama and WQXGA, with all models spec’d at low noise dB levels. Here are all the announced models, with additional specs and […]

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Barco Introduces 14K-Lumen Projector With Integrated with HDBaseT


Barco has launched a new kind of projector with the RLM-W14, a three-chip DLP projector offering Active Stereo 3D, WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, and a brightness level of 14,500 center lumens. This is the first three-chip DLP Barco projector that’s equipped with HDBaseT technology to provide video over a single Cat5 cable. The RLM-W14 is designed […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | September 15, 2014


It’s Friday, so that means it is time for the Weekly Wrap-Up. This week we are featuring a couple blog post, the latest AV People column, Barco is launching its new multi-screen theatrical format and more! Gary Kayye writes about business traveling for the recent grad and Corey Moss writes about Google Glass. Enjoy and […]

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Barco Escape, a New Multi-Screen Theatrical Format, to Debut September 19


At CinemaCon last March in Las Vegas, Barco debuted a new theatrical concept that featured three screens in the theater — a main screen and two side screens. The idea was to offer a more immersive experience, which they showed with some compelling content. Now, Barco Escape is ready to roll out this fall in […]

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Barco Launches Into Residential Market with CinemaScope Projector


Barco’s first residential product, dubbed the Orion, is truly a one-of-a-kind in that it’s the industry’s only 2.35:1 aspect ratio (CinemaScope) projector on the market. The Orion Cinemascope uses a new high-capacity DLP chip, developed by Barco engineers in partnership with Texas Instruments, which allows an image of 2,560×1,080 resolution to be displayed in the […]

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HDBaseT Adds Barco and Handful of Other Manufacturers


The HDBaseT Alliance announced today that Barco has joined the HDBaseT Alliance with the launch the Orion Cinemascope home projector. Barco’s HDBaseT-enabled Residential Orion Cinemascope is the world’s first lamp-based single-chip DLP projector that combines native cinemascope aspect ratio (2,560 x 1,080) resolution with active stereo 3D and high frame rates. It uses 78 percent […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: August 8, 2014


Happy Friday! This week on the Weekly Wrap-Up we are featuring the stories we think you can’t miss from this week including: the announcement of CEDIA’s 2014 Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards Finalists, our latest infographic along with a blog post from Gary Kayye, InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference is scheduled for Sept. 17-19, and more! If you […]

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Making Meetings Smarter for a New Generation


By Patrick Lee Vice President, Entertainment & Corporate – Barco We’ve all been there: Sitting around a conference table fidgeting while awaiting the arrival of the IT specialist to untangle the mass of cables, get the presenter’s PowerPoint on screen, the clock ticking away as attendees lose interest and contemplate life beyond the meeting room. […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: InfoComm 2014


Well, this year’s InfoComm Show has come and gone. It was an amazing show and the attendance for 2014 broke an all-time attendance record! In case you missed something, we have decided to dedicate this week’s Weekly Wrap-Up to InfoComm 2014. This wrap up only covers a small amount of news that came from the […]

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Barco Introduces HD Digital Mirror System for Large-Venue Projectors


Barco showed at InfoComm the MMS (Moving Mirror System), a new projector accessory that empowers show designers with HD images anywhere on stage or within an exhibit. From installations to rental and staging, the new MMS is integrated with options for programming dynamic, artistic shows. Using a large, custom front surface and optically flat mirror, […]

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Barco Takes on Dataton with 4K Show Controller


Barco’s new E2 image processor features native 4K inputs and outputs and supporting 4K content at professional frame rates (up to 60p 4:4:4). The E2 is integrated with eight mixable PGM outputs and four scaled AUX outputs for full show control within a single box. Whether native or scaled inputs, two connectors or four, this […]

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Gary MC’s the Barco F50 Launch


Barco’s merger with projectiondesign is celebrated with their first collaborative product line in the form of the F50 Series of projectors. And, it was all captured on video as rAVe founder Gary Kayye, toasts the launch with Jorn Eriksen, General Manager of the projectiondesign division and Patrick Lee, VP of Marketing, Corporate and Entertainment.

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Barco Introduces the ClickShare Management Suite


Barco has introduced a new piece of software called the ClickShare Management Suite. This new Web-based tool allows administrators to manage the entire fleet of ClickShare units throughout the enterprise from a central position. Features include performing or scheduling updates, consulting a range of information, and making sure all Base Units perform optimally. Barco’s ClickShare […]

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Barco LiveDots Launches Lower Cost LED screens for Retail and Advertising


Barco LiveDots’s newest LED display range is designed for entry-level outdoor branding and advertising applications. The cutting-edge T platform – currently available with 8 and 10 millimeter pixel pitch – features a unique design that eliminates the need for a custom-calibrated secondary steel structure which is required for conventional tile-based LED screens. Built on self-supporting […]

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Barco Adds Compact and High-Res Projectors for Attractions, Data Visualization and Collaboration


Barco has expanded its single-chip DLP projector line-up to now include familiar F50 Panorama but added WUXGA and Full HD models aimed at exhibitions and high-end visitor attractions to corporate collaboration suites, 24/7 control rooms and big data analytics labs. The new F50 range offers a unique high resolution and active 3D stereo at higher […]

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Barco Intros Bundled LCD video walls


Dubbed the Instant VideoWall solution, Barco is offering customers an all-in-one package (aka pre-packaged) that simplifies the configuration process dramatically and saves time and money. The Instant VideoWall is the first of Barco’s next-generation, fit-for-purpose LCD visualization platforms. These are designed to offer high level image quality and performance, simplified installation and maintenance and 24/7 […]

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Barco Connect! Aims to Simplify ProAV Sales (And Has a Cool Logo, Too)


Barco is launching a new channel partner program at InfoComm to expand and reward its network of ProAV resellers for marketing and selling Barco’s products in the U.S. Barco says it has developed a simple framework to empower reseller partners in growing and differentiating its businesses with market-leading products: the Barco Connect! Partner Program. And, […]

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