2014-01-27

Display Market Opportunities Abundant Due to Technology Improvements and Replacement Demands

RGB package technology continues to advance. As LED package components shrink, display dimensions follow suit, gradually reducing in size. This as well as improvements to driver IC and backend system technology is driving up display resolution and color performance. Technological improvements and increased demand for displays used in outdoor commercial, public buildings, and indoor commercial spaces is anticipated to drive up the display replacement trend in 2014. Industry insiders are optimistic about the development of the display market for 2014.
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2013-09-30

Barco and Projectiondesign® Launch Next-Generation Single-Chip ReaLED™ Projector

Barco is proud to introduce a brand-new LED projector. The single-chip FL33 projector offers training, simulation and visitor attraction industries an affordable, yet durable high-quality product. The FL33 will be presented to audiences across several industry events in the coming months.
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2013-08-21

Barco Perfects Its Impressive Control Room Portfolio with Two New Full HD LED-lit Video Wall Modules

Barco, a global leader in control room visualization solutions, announces the release of two new rear-projection video wall cubes in the OverView M series. The OverView MVL-621 and OverView MVL-721 are industry-standard modules with full HD resolution and screen diameters of 60” and 70”, respectively. These 16:9 models complete the OverView M series, which already features three 4:3 models and focuses on reducing both the initial purchase price and runtime costs. Barco’s OverView M series is designed to fit the requirements of medium-sized indust...
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2013-08-16

Silan Establishes Business Relationship with Daktronics and Barco to Expand International Market

According to the introduction from Liang Ma, a staff of Silan's Securities Department, Silan has sold high-end LED display chip to top international clients, Daktronics and Barco have already become its important large customers. Although there are not many orders at present, the margin of chip is far ahead. Daktronics' LED displays ranks No. 1 in the whole world, it takes up over 80% of the U.S. market share, and more than 30% of the global market share. Its annual sale of LED display is more than 4 billion Yuan. However, Barco is a global leading provi...
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2013-07-03

Barco LiveDots Introduce 14 mm Transparent LED Display Designed for Rental Market

Barco LiveDots, a Barco company, introduced its V14m, a 14 mm pixel pitch transparent LED display, with 4,300 nits brightness and a contrast of 6,000:1. Designed for the rental and staging market, the V14m is a lightweight LED display that is easy and safe to set up due to its special magnetic V-lock. The V14m is available now for commercial distribution. One of the most striking features of the V14m is its magnetic V-lock, which significantly reduces setup times and enables a single technician to safely install an 800x800 tile on his own. The V14m shares its mech...
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2011-04-08

Barco LED Video Wall Received Red Dot Award

Barco’s coolest LED video wall, OL-521 LED display cub has win red dot award for outstanding design . With the OL's space-saving cube design and small footprint, while providing the brightest and warmest colors on the display thanks to novel technologies such as liquid cooling, Barco strand out from as many as 4,443 products  came from about 1,700 companies worldwide which were judged by a jury of 36 renowned experts. Barco's OL-521 is a LED-lit, rear-projection display cube designed for fixed video wall installations in command centers and control...
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2011-03-11

Barco Showed the First 2Kx2K ISIS Main Display with LED Backlights for Air Traffic Control

Recently, Barco has been proudly showcased its first 2Kx2K main display with replaceable LED backlights for Air Traffic Control at ATC Global 2011, from 8 to 10 March 2011. The 2Kx2K LCD display is capable of saving up to 20% power while offering a standard stabilized brightness of 240 cd/m² and remaining dimmable to 3 cd/m², resulting in enhanced user comfort in both dark and natural light environments. The display features an open system environment and has been improved with an additional level of redundancy, as it comprises four independent trays wit...
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2011-01-27

Barco Introduces New LED Backlit LCD Displays

Barco is reported to launch its new NSL-5521 display which can be available in video walls and its stand-alone LDX series for control room applications. The new displays combine LCD technology with LED backlighting to produce brighter images and a wider color gamut, while providing a smart and space-saving design. According to Barco, this new LED backlit LCD displays will be showed off for the first time at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), from 1 to 3 February 2011....
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2010-12-21

Piccadilly Circus Gets LED Makeover

TDK has used LED technology to upgrade its iconic neon sign at London’s Piccadilly Circus. The LED display which nearly has 100 square metres was jointly created by Barco, project management company MT² and system integrator Beaver Solutions. Barco’s 16mm TF-16BK LED tiles were used for the display. A web-based Scala content management system, supplied by Beaver was also used in the sign.
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2010-11-10

Barco Released LED-lit, DLP-based Video Walls with an Improved LED Engine

Visualization specialist Barco has released a new line of LED-lit, DLP-based video walls with an improved LED engine. The new series features an advanced heat management system based on liquid cooling technology, which brings the LED temperature down to the optimal level. This results in a significantly longer lifetime of the projection system, amounting to 80,000 hours of continuous operation in eco-mode – or a 35% improvement over competing video walls.
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2010-03-19

Barco expands portfolio of mid-range LED solutions

Barco announces it has acquired the products, intellectual property (IP) rights and know-how of Element Labs, an LED video systems expert based in Santa Clara, California. With a focus on mid-end market requirements in rental, staging and fixed installations, the Element Labs products complement Barco's existing high-end product range.
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2010-03-12

Barco LED panels wrap American Eagle Outfitters Times Square store

Visualization specialist Barco is proud to announce that American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) selected a variety of Barco LED and LCD products for their new flagship store in New York City's Times Square. American Eagle Outfitters leveraged the store's distinctive exterior architecture to create a dominant visual landmark in this most iconic of urban settings.
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2010-03-01

Barco LED tiles and projectors animate backdrop at Chinese Spring Festival

The spectacular gala event is broadcast annually on the eve of Chinese New Year by state-run China Central Television (CCTV). It is estimated that this year's show, held on 13 February, captured some 96% of the Chinese television viewing audience on the mainland and had more than 700 million-plus viewers worldwide, including large numbers of people watching the show live via the internet.
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2009-11-18

Barco LED Illuminates Miss Asia Pageant 2009

BARCO, a global provider of visualization and display solutions, announces the recent deployment of its ILite 6BK LED backdrop for the Miss Asia Pageant 2009. The event, whose grand final competition took place on 1 November 2009 in Hong Kong, was produced by Asia Television in cooperation with Barco rental partner, AV Promotions Limited Corporation (AVP).
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2009-10-20

Barco Launches LED Rear-projection Video Walls for 24/7 Control Room Applications

Visualization specialist Barco announced that its new LED-lit rear-projection video walls are now available for sales. The OL series of video walls presents significant quality improvements over the current state of the art in LED projection.
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2009-08-21

Barco Empowers Abu Dhabi’s New Formula 1 Race Circuit with 14 LED Displays

Barco has just announced that it has signed a deal in Abu Dhabi for the delivery of 14 LED displays for the new Yas Marina Circuit. In total 452 square meter of LED will be installed around the track to optimize the fans' viewing experience. On 1 November 2009 this brand new race track will host the F1 season finale on the occasion of the first ever Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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2009-07-03

Barco creates giant 360-degree LED screen for U2 tour

Barco, a global leader in creative LED technology, has recently announced the world's first transformable LED screen for U2's latest world tour. With its 360° shape, the LED screen surrounds the band while performing and can change shape in all directions during the concert. The screen has 500,000 pixels of video, making it the biggest LED screen ever used in concert touring.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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