CineAsia salutes Barco as 'Technology Innovator of the Year'

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Barco was saluted as the “Technology Innovator of the Year” during the closing day of CineAsia in Hong Kong on Dec. 14.

Barco has been a technology leader in laser projection for a number of years. Barco’s projectors cover the complete spectrum of cinemas, from Smart Laser projectors for small to medium screens up to premium Flagship Laser projectors that offer outstanding 2D and 3D brightness, high contrast, uniformity and superior color performance. In addition to equipping cinemas worldwide with individual projectors, Barco has helped a total of 100 theatre complexes to go all-laser, the most recent including MBO in Malaysia and Golden Village in Singapore.

The award was accepted at a special reception by Barco senior VP of entertainment Wim Buyens. “Given that this is exactly what we try to achieve, we are particularly proud to be recognized as Technology Innovator of the Year,” Buyens declared. “It’s a recognition of everything we stand for. Technological innovation has been part of our DNA for over 80 years. It’s what has brought us to where we are today. We’ve been pioneering with numerous industry firsts ever since the early days of digital cinema. And our passionate people and constant drive for innovation will keep on paving the way for the future of the business.”