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Barco is a global technology leader that develops networked visualization solutions for the entertainment, enterprise and healthcare markets. Its solutions make a visible impact, allowing people to enjoy compelling entertainment experiences; to foster knowledge sharing and smart decision-making in organizations and to help hospitals provide their patients with the best possible healthcare.

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Barco introduces warp box for its 4K virtual reality projector line
Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012

 Barco’s Galaxy 4K projector family has been specifically designed to allow high-resolution powerwalls and caves by means of a single projector. However, some applications still need larger display sizes with multiple projectors. The MCM-400 adds this functionality to Barco’s 4K VR projectors by offering features such as warping, electronic blending, and advanced color correction between different screens in the same application. The MCM-400 thus makes Barco’s 4K projector series suitable for use in larger collaboration rooms (both flat and curved), 3D visualization, and high-resolution command and control displays.

High resolution for mono and stereo sources
The MCM-400 handles both mono and stereo sources up to 48 Hz. Stereo sources are connected by means of left and right passive stereo signals, which are then converted into an active flicker-free stereo signal up to 120 Hz. Furthermore, both mono and stereo sources can be shown synchronously with the input with minimum delay.

The MCM-400 is controlled by means of an infrared remote via a real-time on-screen menu. This allows operators to adjust the settings in a very user-friendly way. Alternatively, touch panels can be integrated easily in order to control the MCM-400 via IP.

Designed to perform
“The MCM-400 has been designed for maximum stability,” says Stefan Vandemaele, Product Manager Virtual Reality at Barco. “This means there is no computer, operating system or graphic card driver involved to complicate matters: the MCM-400 is designed specifically to deliver the highest possible quality of warping, blending and color matching. What’s more, with four dual-link DVI-D inputs, the 4K sources can be connected in four quadrants of 2048 by 1080 pixels. This allows previewing on standard HD monitors, greatly simplifying the process. The introduction of the MCM-400 expands the applicability of the Galaxy 4K projectors in VR systems significantly.”

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