Santikos Theatres Acquires Barco Laser Projector

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Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:43 -- Nick Dager

Santikos’ Palladium cinema in San Antonio, Texas has acquired Barco’s new 4K 6P laser projector. The 19-screen Palladium cinema is the chain’s flagship property in central Texas.

“Santikos is acting decisively to provide our patrons with the highest evolution in theater entertainment.  The communities we serve recognize and expect our commitment to the best available technologies,” said Jahnathan Meek, Santikos’ equipment specialist. “We have trusted Barco as our business’ sole projection supplier, and we’re confident that their new 6P projector offers best-in-class laser engineering coupled with exacting production standards.  We also view the company’s European design as a match with our own measure of excellence.”

“Santikos has been a great partner and we are thrilled to support them as they elevate movie image quality to an even higher level with our laser projection,” said Patrick Lee, vice president digital cinema for Barco North America. “Today’s sophisticated audiences demand a heightened entertainment experience, and Santikos can confidently deliver this with our laser solution.”