Cine Colombia to Install Barco Projection Systems in 20 Theatres

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Cine Colombia will supply 20 Barco DP-1500 digital projection systems to multiple theatre sites throughout Colombia. Each projector will be 2D/3D capable and each will be configured with Barco's ACS-2048 alternate content switcher. An exhibitor with more than 200 screens in operation across Colombia Cine Colombia is not new to the digital cinema domain — nor are they new to Barco. Throughout the remainder of 2009 the first new Barco deployments will be placed in Cine Colombia sites in the major population centers of Bogota Cali and Medellin. Starting in 2010 Cine Colombia will deploy additional Barco projection systems in the country's secondary markets of Cartagena Barranquilla Pereira Armenia and Manizales. “Our mandate is quality and excellence and Barco provides exactly what we are looking for ” says Munir Falah president and CEO of Cine Colombia. “Because of their product performance reliability and value we're advancing our partnership with Barco. We have worked with other manufacturers and we choose carefully. Barco's reputation of excellence is well-earned.” “We're honored to again be working closely with Colombia's largest exhibitor and helping them expand the magic of digital cinema throughout the world's third largest Spanish-speaking country ” says Scott Freidberg Barco's vice president of sales for digital cinema NA. “Cine Colombia has truly recognized both the success and the investments that Barco has created in Latin America and by their actions it's evident that they choose only the finest partners. Their theatres are in the best locations the equipment is superb their staff is excellent and each theatre provides customers with an unsurpassed environment in which to watch a movie.”