The future of projection: survival of the fittest?
Higher resolutions, brighter light sources, better connectivity and increased interactivity; having superior technology can make all the difference on the highly competitive projection market. But where is this high-speed train headed for? An overview of the most important challenges the industry is facing today. I’ve written a blog post about my thoughts on the future […]
Choosing the right contrast ratio for your meeting room projector
In display technology, contrast is one of the most important image quality metrics. It allows us to distinguish the content of an image regardless of its brightness. The challenges that come with producing an ideal contrast ratio have forever been challenge of the projection industry. Read the full story at the SWITCH Blog by Barco! […]
Welcome to the Holodeck; RoomAlive – by Microsoft!
How cool would it be if you turn your room – any room – into an interactive touch screen, where images are dynamically shifted in response to your movements? Allowing you to peak over and around the images and get deeply immersed in virtual reality environments? I’d say it would be insanely cool! Last year, […]
Choosing the right display for your meeting room
The choice in displays for your meeting, conference or collaboration room has never been this big. But how do you choose between a flat panel and a projector? And what’s the ideal resolution? Are there other features you need to think of when making your decision? Read the full story about how to choose the […]
Can technology enhance collaboration?
According to 80% of business leaders, technology is the #1 means for improved collaboration in the meeting room. But at the same time employees experience technology overload in their work life. Finding the right balance has never been easy. At Barco, we’ve written a piece about the three major factors you need to consider for […]
Wave Your Hands Say Yeah!
How can you make the big screen an interactive screen? At CinemaCon , Barco and Audience Entertainment showed what an interactive, crowd-controlled experience can look like. To say that the crowd went completely bananas would be an exaggeration, but they waved, smiled, giggled, enjoyed themselves and – did indeed interact! Interaction between the audience and […]
Escape – Experience the magic!
The Cinematic experience has not really changed much since the first bed sheet was hung on a wall as projection screen a long, long time ago. The screens are better, bigger and the projection equipment has improved “a bit” since 1894. In any industry a disruptive move is done by a player once in a […]
Laser – 3D’s second coming?
3D hasn’t really been about much “WOW” for a while. But at CinemaCon 2014 we at Barco are showcasing our new 60.000 lumen laser projector. And, admittedly somewhat biased, this is the best 3D image I’ve ever seen. At 60 frames per second at full 4K resolution, it was simply stunning. I started by comparing […]
WOWing the Audience – Barco hits Vegas and CinemaCon
It’s CinemaCon! It’s Vegas! It’s Barco! We are bringing the movie experience to the next level with our new theater-wide entertainment concept about interaction, immersion, brightness, and an exciting wide range of new products! We’re about to WOW the audience – even more than we already do! Interactive Lobby Solutions A Immersive Cinema going experience […]
I/ITSEC 2013 Part I
Another year and another visit to I/ITSEC, which is the world’s largest Training & Simulation trade show. I arrived in Orlando Saturday 30th after flying from Oslo, Through Copenhagen and Washington. Phew. It was good to team up and get some refreshments… Sunday was spent at the trade show floor at the Orange County Convention […]