Barco Acquires MTT Innovation

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Fri, 06/10/2016 - 12:01 -- Nick Dager

Barco today announced that it has acquired MTT Innovation Inc., based in Vancouver, Canada. MTT is a developer of projection technology with expertise in high dynamic range, applied imaging algorithms, advanced color science and specialized hardware development.

“With this investment, we are augmenting our expertise in the field of high dynamic range technology. This underpins our long-term leadership in projection technology,” said Eric Van Zele, president and CEO at Barco. “MTT’s technology is still in a research phase and will need further de-risking and development over the years to come. We welcome MTT’s team to Barco and look forward to many years of successful collaboration as applications for high dynamic range & new illumination technologies spread to end markets such as cinema, pro AV, simulation, automotive, and virtual reality.”

Anders Ballestad, CEO of MTT Innovation said, “We are pleased to join Barco, a well-respected global leader in visualization technology known for its entrepreneurial spirit, with whom we share the common goal of bringing the best image quality to audiences around the world. We look forward to working together with the Barco team on this mission.