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Barco Is Back In Black

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KUURNE, BELGIUM-After stealing many headlines last year with the NX-4, the indoor tile that showcased its new black LED technology, Barco intends to raise the bar again at InfoComm 08 with a 6mm version of the tile, the NX-6.
Each NX-6 tile provides a 4200:1 contrast ratio and a calibrated output of 2,000 NIT, and each LED uses black silicon resin instead of white epoxy to achieve its visual clarity. For mounting, NX-6 tiles use the same Mag-frame as NX-4. Mag-frame is Barco's high-strength carbon fiber rental structure that uses magnets instead of screws to secure the tiles. In addition, a new "creative" option is being introduced that enables customers to create concave or convex curves with all NX tiles.

Also likely to capture the imagination is the DML-1200, Barco's take on the video-meets-lighting phenomenon. Described as a true digital moving luminaire, the DML-1200 has dual operating modes. In lighting mode, it offers all the functions customers expect in a moving light, including pan, tilt, color mixing, dimming, positional accuracy via DMX, and remarkable brightness-up to 12,000 field-lumens in a circular spot. In video mode, the DML-1200 has the same capabilities that customers expect from a Barco projector, including 10,000 lumens, SXGA+ resolution, sealed optics, liquid cooling, and a rugged design.

An optional media server can also be installed, which provides instant clip access and a superb range of optical effects that can be controlled from the lighting console.

Barco is emphasizing education in Las Vegas, with a series of classes on Image Processing Operations. In this course, students will learn how to successfully operate Barco Image Processing products in a single-screen environment. Products include ScreenPRO-II, the ScreenPRO-II Controller, ImagePRO, MatrixPRO, DCS-100, and the Encore series of controllers. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a Barco factory certification for Barco Image Processing Single-Screen Operations.


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Back in the Black

Ernst & Young's tagline--"Quality In Everything We Do"--explains the technology-rich show the company produced for its International Partners' Meeting. Known as a global leader in professional services, the company is committed to restoring the public's trust in professional services firms and in the quality of financial reporting. On September 25, 2005, more than 3,500 international and Americas Partners came together for a three-day period at Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando to discuss future goals, share best practices and experience the company's commitment to quality.