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Barco acquires Canadian, MTT Innovation Inc.

Barco has announced that it has acquired MTT Innovation Inc., based in Vancouver, Canada. MTT is a developer of next-generation projection technology with expertise in high dynamic range, applied imaging algorithms, advanced colour science and specialized hardware development.

“With this investment, we are augmenting our expertise in the field of High Dynamic Range technology. This underpins our long-term leadership in projection technology.” said Eric Van Zele, president and CEO at Barco. “MTT’s technology is still in a research phase and will need further de-risking and development over the years to come. We welcome MTT’s team to Barco and look forward to many years of successful collaboration as applications for high dynamic range and new illumination technologies spread to end markets such as Cinema, ProAV, simulation, automotive, and virtual reality.”

Commented Anders Ballestad, CEO of MTT Innovation: “We are pleased to join Barco, a well-respected global leader in visualisation technology known for its entrepreneurial spirit, with whom we share the common goal of bringing the best image quality to audiences around the world. We look forward to working together with the Barco team on this mission."

 

13th June 2016

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