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Barco NV

Barco N.V.
Public company
HeadquartersKortrijk, Belgium
Key peopleMartin de Prycker, CEO
Dirk De Man, CFO
IndustryDisplay technology
ProductsCRT, LCD, DLP and LCoS projectors, LED and Flat panel displays
Revenue€ 751 million (2006)
Employees3,800 (2006)
SloganVisibly yours

Barco N.V. (Euronext: BAR) is a display hardware manufacturer specialising in CRT projectors, LCD projectors, DLP projectors, LCoS projectors, LED displays, display walls and flat panel displays. Barco is an acronym that originally stood for Belgian American Radio COrporation.

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. Worldwide, Barco employs more than 3800 people and realized sales of 751 million euro in 2006.

Active markets

Barco offers display and visualization solutions for professional markets. 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.


In 2004 Barco acquired Voxar, a leading 3D medical imaging software company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The same year, it also acquired Folsom Research, Inc, based in Rancho Cordova, California. Folsom's product lines cover solutions for image processing, image communication and image functionality & interactivity.

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