Ask one hundred people what is the Belgian American Radio Corporation and chances are ninety eight of them will guess that it was a WWll code-breaking consortium. After a little thought, two of them might divine that it's Barco, one of the world's leaders in digital projection and imaging technology.Rags to riches barely describes them. Starting in Belgium in 1934 with one man assembling radios from parts imported from the US, Barco has grown to have a 1.8 billion euro market cap in 2018 with over 3500 employees in 90 countries. Decade after decade, they have developed innumerable display technologies used in every conceivable market.
They offer dozens of projectors for the commercial and the growing residential Digital Cinema market. If you've recently enjoyed a truly extraordinary video experience, it's likely that Barco was at its heart.