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Atlanta, GA —Mar 2, 2004

Dolby Chooses Barco for Premiere Screening Facility

Barco Digital Cinema is pleased to announce that Dolby Laboratories has purchased a Barco DP100 DLP Cinema™ Projector for the company’s exclusive screening room facility in San Francisco. The projector will be utilized for private screenings and quality control checks of special projects.

Based on the latest generation TI m25 DLP CinemaTM technology, the Barco DP100 offers the benefits of 2048 x 1080 display resolution, 18,000 Cinema lumens light output, a minimum contrast ratio of 1700:1 and DLP CinemaTM CineCanvasTM, CineBlackTM, CinePalleteTM and CineLinkTM image control. In a radical departure from the traditional form of digital cinema projectors, the DP100 employs a uniquely flexible construction, featuring a fully integrated digital projector head and separate pedestal, to both simplify and enable an exceptional range of installation configurations. Adding to the benefits of the integrated projection head, the D-CINE PREMIERE projector is equipped with a hermetically sealed optical assembly, a unique DMD convergence system and Constant Light Output software to ensure superb performance over time.

“The decision to install the BARCO DP100 and ACSAR II in Dolby Laboratories’ San Francisco theatre was influenced in part by the acceptance of the BARCO Communicator control software within the studio and post community,” stated loan Allen, Vice President, Dolby Laboratories. “As the Bay Area’s premiere screening room, Dolby’s theatre shows presentations from many varied sources using many formats. The flexibility that the Barco DP100, ACSAR II and the Communicator software offers provides us with crucial control.”

Joe DeMeo, National Sales Manager, Barco Digital Cinema, stated, “We are extremely pleased to partner with one of the pioneers of the cinema audio industry. Dolby's high standards and quality manufacturing mirror Barco's philosophy toward product development, and their level of expertise in the industry strongly reflects these principals. We look forward to establishing the future of digital cinema together.”


Barco Contacts:

Stephanie Vlegels

Stephanie Vlegels
Press and PR contact EMEA
Barco nv
Telephone +32 56 36 81 66
stephanie.vlegels@barco.com


Tyler West Tyler West
Corporate Marketing Director, North America
Barco nv
Telephone +1 678-512-6107
tyler.west@barco.com


Vickie Yueh Vickie Yueh
Press and PR contact APAC and GRC
Barco nv
Telephone +886 2 8771 0228
vickie.yueh@barco.com

Dolby SF Contacts: Sales:
SalesAdmin@dolby.com

Media Contact:
Joshua Gershman
Dolby Laboratories
415-645-5611
Joshua.gershman@dolby.com
Logo: Barco Digital Cinema About Barco Digital Cinema: Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015. 

Barco is one of three licencees of Texas Instruments DLP Cinema™ technology. TI developed DLP Cinema™ technology working in close cooperation with Barco and others in the movie industry, to develop Cinema Projector and support systems based on DMD™ technology, to meet the requirement of studios, film distributors and exhibitors alike.
Barco Digital Cinema Directory page Barco Digital Cinema Web Site Logo: Dolby Laboratories, Inc. About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.: Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Directory page Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Web Site
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