Brand-new Barco Alchemy projectors achieve DCI compliance

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Launched just last week, the brand-new Barco Alchemy digital cinema projectors already achieved DCI compliance. The fully DCI-compliant Barco Alchemy module combines the fuctionalities of an integrated cinema processor and media server into a single projector board that's installed into the Barco Alchemy projector range. Thanks to this revolutionary technology, Barco is the first to achieve the DCI proposed frame rates for 4K 2D at 48 and 60 frames per second (fps).


Superior image processing
The Barco Alchemy module is unique in the digital cinema world in that it blends the cinema processing electronics with the DCI media decoding part of a media server. Delivering superior image processing, it integrates highly optimized JPEG2000 decoding and cryptographic AES and HMAC cores from Barco Silex.

Compliant with all requirements
The rigorous compliance with DCI specifications and NIST standards is a cast-iron guarantee that the Barco Alchemy digital cinema projectors enable true peace of mind for exhibitors. At the heart of the Barco Alchemy range, this new module is a groundbreaking update of Barco’s acclaimed digital cinema projector families. The Barco Alchemy projectors combine media server functionalities with cinema processing electronics to bring more simplicity and reliability to the projection booth. The streamlined and intuitive user interface adds further value to the new range.

Visit us at CinemaCon

Discover Barco’s new theater-wide entertainment concept during the CinemaCon demonstration sessions, from 24 - 27 March, at the Cinemark Century 16 South Point and XD theater in Las Vegas (USA). And visit Barco’s booth #2313A at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas from 25 - 27 March.

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