ClickShare Celebrates Selling 100,000 ClickShare Systems

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Barco announced today that it’s sold over 100,000 of its ClickShare wireless presentation and collaboration systems – celebrating the milestone with rAVe’s own Gary Kayye, who helped Barco launch it three years ago. (Watch the announcement party video shot at ISE here.) Barco introduced ClickShare to the market over three years ago to enable better […]

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We Get the Pre-Show Scoop from Barco at ISE

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I caught up with Barco’s Peter Pawels, director of strategic marketing ProAV, who explained that Barco believes that they’re on the verge of changing everyone’s perspective about AV technology — and, if you judge that from their ClickShare success, they’re right. ClickShare certainly pioneered the collaboration market and the company is at ISE 2016 with […]

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BARCO Introduces Two New ClickShare Models at ISE

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Barco’s new CS-100 and CSE-200 join the current lineup of ClickShare models — you may remember that ClickShare lets you share your content on the large meeting room screen by simply pushing a button — whether of a USB-device you connect to your laptop PC or MAC, or by using the user-friendly app for iPhone, […]

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rAVe EXCLUSIVE: 4K and iOS9 Come to Barco’s ClickShare!

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The new firmware update for the ClickShare CSC-1 Base Unit is available now and it adds two key features: 4K resolution compatibility as well as full mirroring from iOS9 devices. Barco’s CSC-1 was already compatible with resolutions up to 2560×1600 but now, with this new firmware update, the CSC-1 is capable of outputting 4K (4096×2160) […]

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Barco Intros NRC-200 for Large-Scale Collaboration and Content Sharing

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Collaboration in meeting and training rooms has evolved over the past couple of years — thanks, in part, to Barco’s ClickShare. Most often in the past, just one person brought the content to present or discuss — either on paper, as a PowerPoint presentation or in any other carrier — and the others would listen. […]

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Barco Hints at New ClickShare and We Know What It Will Be Like

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Exactly three years ago, Barco announced its wireless presentation and collaboration (BYOD) system called ClickShare. The product has generated a lot of buzz and steady sales growth since it was launched, and it is now the reference for wireless presentation and collaboration. With an exciting product development roadmap ahead, Barco is determined to facilitate collaboration […]

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Barco Claims World’s Quietest Laser Phosphor in the World With PGWX-62L

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Producing less than 35 decibels, Barco says that when someone integrates its new laser phosphor projector, meeting participants will hardly hear that they’re there. Available in two models — WXGA or WUXGA resolution — these projectors are spec’d to have a 6,000 ANSI lumens and 20,000-hour lifetime. The 1-chip DLP Present-P series projectors use a […]

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Barco Introduces the ClickShare Management Suite

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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 Introduces Video Wall for Big Data Collaboration and Monitoring

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Barco’s new OverView Seamless Videowall (OSV) series is a large panoramic seamless canvas that can display a mix of data and video in high quality without the distraction of seams or bezels. This curved display suits the visualization needs of a multitude of applications — from crisis operations rooms, to brainstorming and planning rooms, to […]

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Mersive Takes on Crestron (and Barco)

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In a challenge to Crestron’s AirMedia wireless room system and Barco’s ClickShare, Mersive has taken an aggressive approach to marketing its Solstice software-based solution. In calling the Crestron AirMedia a, “proprietary piece of hardware” and “difficult to update or maintain,” Mersive is pitting itself against a giant in room control and signal distribution. Mersive even […]

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Barco Adds to ClickShare Product Line With New Smaller Version

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Since its introduction, ClickShare (the industry’s first totally wireless room collaboration system that allows all participants to share their content on the central meeting room screen at the click of a button) over a year ago, we’ve said over and over that this was a system that would change the signal routing market forever. Certainly, […]

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Barco Adds Android App and Microsoft Office Support for ClickShare

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Barco has extended BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) support for its ClickShare product with the release of a new Android app. The app extends ClickShare support for mobile devices beyond Apple’s iOS – the iOS app debuted in the Spring. With ClickShare, Barco’s wireless meeting room collaboration system, users can present their content on the […]

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InfoComm: AirPlay, AirMedia or Something Else? Parsing Wireless Presentation Systems

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By Brad Grimes InfoComm International Earlier this summer, Google came out with a gadget called Chromecast, which plugs into the HDMI port of a flat-panel HDTV and allows users to control the TV wirelessly from a mobile device and send video content to the screen. The mainstream media rejoiced. It was another technological step toward […]

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Christie’s Brio Takes On Barco’s ClickShare

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Christie’s press release says: The days of passing cables and adapters across meeting room tables, installing additional software, rebooting laptops and apologizing for delayed or bungled presentations have ended with the launch of Christie Brio, a new meeting presentation and collaboration system that takes the hassles out of single and multi-site workplace meetings. And, they’re […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 123: An In-Depth Look at Barco’s ClickShare Wireless AV System

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Today, I talk to Barco’s Barco’s Business Development Manager of Collaboration, Yoav Nir, about Barco’s ClickShare. We’ve covered what new features have come out about ClickShare this past year, but now Yoav fills us in on the future (perhaps Android compatibility and more support for video?). Listen here: Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play […]

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Barco Buys Wireless Company AWIND

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Without much fan fair, Barco bought one of the leading wireless transmission (wireless high-resolution video and audio) company today for $7.1 million dollars. AWIND, based in Taiwan, was founded in 2003 and employs about 60 people. Currently, it’s the technology that’s used in the majority of the projector manufacturers that do wireless video and audio […]

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Barco Adds Three New Features to ClickShare

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ClickShare’s new dual display functionality means when two displays are connected to the ClickShare Base Unit, the latter will automatically activate ‘Dual display mode’ and show the content on both screens. This is especially useful for businesses with a video conferencing system: When they don’t use the video conferencing mode, they can now present information […]

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Barco’s ClickShare Adds Three New Features

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ClickShare’s new dual display functionality means when two displays are connected to the ClickShare Base Unit, the latter will automatically activate ‘Dual display mode’ and show the content on both screens. This is especially useful for businesses with a video conferencing system: When they don’t use the video conferencing mode, they can now present information […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 10: Barco’s ClickShare is the real-deal

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If you’ve ever wanted Apple’s wireless video streaming product to work with BOTH Macs and PCs, well Barco’s ClickShare does just that. It creates a wireless network that’s capable of sending whatever is on a laptop’s screen to a connected projector (via ClickShare) wirelessly just by pressing the ClickShare button. All you have to do is connect a ClickShare button to any […]

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Barco Introduces ClickShare Meeting Room Solution, Will Compete with Crestron, Extron and AMX

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Barco calls it “game-changing meeting room technology.” ClickShare is Barco’s wireless presentation and collaboration system, which makes connecting to the meeting room’s video system a matter of clicking a button. A standard ClickShare set-up consists of USB devices (the ClickShare Buttons), a storage basket (the ClickShare Tray) for neatly storing the Buttons when they’re not […]

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The Most Interesting Product You Didn’t See at ISE

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The most interesting product you didn’t see at ISE (unless you were part of a select audience) was behind closed doors. Barco showcased what it hopes is a revolutionary new presentation and collaboration solution – called ClickShare – to a select audience in Amsterdam. Roland Janssen, commercial director at Hulskamp Audiovisueel, was one of those […]

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