European exhibitor Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont is installing more than 200 Barco Series 4 laser projectors. Cinionic, the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture, will power Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont’s new builds in France and Africa, beginning with its new theater in Sousse Tunisia, Africa. Currently, Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont operates more than 100 theaters across European and African countries. Together the companies will upgrade new and existing Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont theaters to bring an elevated movie-going experience for its audiences.
“Cinionic is helping solve exhibitor challenges by providing innovative solutions like Barco Series 4 to power theaters and deliver a new visual standard with laser projection,” said Serge Plasch, chief commercial officer of Cinionic. “Our strategic relationships with key exhibitors such as Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont allow us to continue raising the bar for audiences around the world, so anyone, anywhere can have the best movie-going experience.”
Launched in Spring 2019, the Barco series 4 laser projector delivers the highest quality visual experience in cinema for moviegoers today, future proofed for tomorrow; leveraging 4K, RGB-Laser with Barco Active Image Management, as well as being ready for 4K 120fps high frame rate and onboard Barco Colorgenic delivering wide-color-gamut capabilities. Series 4 leads the industry as the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient platform using Barco EcoPure design principles.