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Barco N.V.
Type Public company
Founded 1934
Headquarters Kortrijk, Belgium
Key people Martin de Prycker, CEO
Antoon van Petegem, CFO
Industry Display technology
Products CRT, LCD and DLP projectors, LED and Flat panel displays
Revenue € 712 million (2005)
Employees 4,200 (2005)
Slogan Visibly yours
Website www.barco.com

Barco N.V. (Euronext: BAR) is a display hardware manufacturer specialising in CRT projectors, LCD projectors, DLP projectors, LED displays and flat panel displays. Barco is an acronym that originally stood for Belgian American Radio COrporation. A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by relatively few individuals. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kortrijk municipality and district in the province West Flanders Kortrijk (French: Courtrai; Latin: Cortoriacum) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province West Flanders. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A CRT projector is a video projector that uses a small, high-brightness CRT (or picture tube) as the image generating element. ... An LCD projector is a device utilized for displaying video images or data. ... The DLP Logo Digital Light Processing (DLP) is a technology used in projectors and video projectors. ... External links LEd Category: TeX ... Flat panel displays encompass a growing number of technologies enabling video displays that are lighter and much thinner than traditional television and video displays using cathode ray tubes, usually less than 10 cm (4 inches) thick. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... Hardware is the general term that is used to describe physical artifacts of a technology. ... A CRT projector is a video projector that uses a small, high-brightness CRT (or picture tube) as the image generating element. ... An LCD projector is a device utilized for displaying video images or data. ... The DLP Logo Digital Light Processing (DLP) is a technology used in projectors and video projectors. ... External links LEd Category: TeX ... Flat panel displays encompass a growing number of technologies enabling video displays that are lighter and much thinner than traditional television and video displays using cathode ray tubes, usually less than 10 cm (4 inches) thick. ...

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Active markets

Barco is a world leader in professional markets, in which it offers display and visualization solutions. Based upon in-depth market knowledge, the company designs and develops solutions for large screen visualization, display solutions for life-critical applications, and systems for visual inspection. Currently Barco is active in the markets of traffic, surveillance, broadcasting, presentation, simulation and virtual reality, edutainment, events, media, digital cinema, air traffic control, defense & security, medical imaging, avionics, and textiles. Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Note: broadcasting is also a term for hand sowing. ... Street preacher in Covent Garden using a presentation style Presentation is the process of presenting the content of a topic to an audience. ... Wooden mechanical horse simulator during WWI. A simulation is an imitation of some real thing, state of affairs, or process. ... Virtual reality (VR) is a technology which allows a user to interact with a computer-simulated environment, be it a real or imagined one. ... Digital cinema refers to the use of digital technology to distribute and project motion pictures. ... Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs) at Amsterdams Schiphol Airport (Netherlands) Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and in the air. ... Medical imaging designates the ensemble of techniques and processes used to create images of the human body (or parts thereof) for clinical purposes (medical procedures seeking to reveal, diagnose or examine disease) or medical science (including the study of normal anatomy and function). ... The onboard electronics used for piloting an aircraft are called avionics (AVI-ation electr-ONICS). ... Sunday textile market on the sidewalks of Karachi, Pakistan. ...


Barco is headquartered in Kortrijk, Belgium, and has facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. US headquarters are located in Sacrometo, CA, moving from just outside of Atlanta after the purchase of Folsom. Worldwide, Barco employs more than 4200 people and realized sales of 712 million euro in 2005. Kortrijk municipality and district in the province West Flanders Kortrijk (French: Courtrai; Latin: Cortoriacum) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province West Flanders. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb  - Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ... ISO 4217 Code EUR User(s) European Union: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain. ...


Acquisitions

In 2004 Barco acquired Folsom Imaging located in Rancho Cordova, CA. Starting in 2005 they began to move all US service and repair facilities from their Atlanta Facility to a new service center in Rancho Cordova.


See also

The Gewestelijke Investerings Maatschappij Vlaanderen (GIMV) was founded by the Flemish government in 1980 to provide capital to the Flemish industry, primarily in ICT and Life Sciences. ...

External links

  • Barco web site


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Agfa-Gevaert | Barco | Bekaert | Belgacom | Cofinimmo | Colruyt | Delhaize Group | Dexia | Fortis | GBL | InBev |
KBC Groep | Mobistar | NPM/CNP | Omega Pharma | Solvay | Suez | UCB | Umicore
The BEL20 is the index on Euronext Brussels. ... Agfa redirects here. ... NV Bekaert SA (Euronext: BEKB ) is an industrial company specilized in advanced metal transformation and advanced materials and coatings. ... Belgacom SA (Euronext: BELG) is a Brussels-based Belgian telecommunications company. ... Cofinimmo SA (Euronext: COFB ) is a Belgian real estate company which owns, develops and manages prime offices in Belgium, mainly in Brussels. ... Etablissementen Franz Colruyt N.V. - Établissements Franz Colruyt S.A. (Colruyt) (Euronext: COLR ) is a Belgian family company that is one of the major players in the Belgian retail network, with a unique sales strategy. ... Delhaize Group (Euronext: DELB, NYSE: DEG) is a food retailer headquartered in Belgium which operates in 10 countries and on three continents. ... Dexia (Euronext: DEXB, Euronext: DX) is a Belgian-French financial institution, specialized in public finance. ... Fortis (Euronext: FORA and Euronext: FORB) is a large banking, insurance, and investment management company. ... Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) (Euronext: GBL) is a Belgian industrial holding company. ... InBev (Euronext: INB, NYSE: ABV) is a Belgian brewery company, the worlds largest producer of beer by volume[1] and the second largest alcholic beverage company in the world after British giants Diageo. ... The KBC Bank building in Antwerp. ... Mobistar mobile in Belgium, part of Orange SA. Mobistar is one of Belgiums three mobile telecommunications operators. ... NPM/CNP, Nationale Portefeuillemaatschappij in Dutch and Compagnie National à Portefeuille in French, is a belgian holding having shares in various firms. ... Omega Pharma is a Belgian Pharmaceutical company, founded in 1987 by Marc Coucke (b. ... This article deals with the company named Solvay. ... SUEZ (Euronext: SZE, NYSE: SZE) is a leading French-based multinational corporation, with operations primarily in water, electricity and natural gas supply, and waste management. ... UCB (Euronext: UCB ) is a Belgian biopharmaceutical manufacturer headquartered in Brussels. ... The Union Minière du Haut Katanga (UMHK) is a Belgian mining company, once operating in Katanga, in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly, Congo Free State, from 1908, Belgian Congo, from 1972, Zaire). ...


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