TechViz Barco Siggraph 2014

TechViz and Barco join forces for SIGGRAPH 2014

PARIS – August 12, 2014 – At SIGGRAPH, TechViz (www.techviz.net), a global provider of immersive 3D virtual prototyping software solutions, will present their latest immersive visualization solutions operating with Barco’s new compact F50 projectors in a 3 sided immersive mid segment Immersive Room.

The TechViz XL™ software package, which allows the display of 3D models directly from a native desktop application on a stereo 3D display, will function with Barco’s revolutionary 3 sided immersive system. The combination of TechViz XL™ with Barco’s innovative Mid-segment Immersive Room and F50 projectors is a breakthrough in immersive VR technology. Users will be working with any 3D application software without data conversion in Barco’s innovative VR system. This unique technology will be unveiled LIVE at Siggraph 2014 in Vancouver.

“We [TechViz] have developed a portfolio of advanced visualization solutions for 3D applications that provide users with the tools they need to accelerate the development and planning cycle,” commented TechViz General Manager, Alberto Gabaï. “The introduction of TechViz XL™ in Barco’s unique immersive 3 sided Immersive Room adds an exciting new dimension to immersive 3D virtual prototyping. We are very proud of this partnership.”

Barco, a global leader in hardware visualization solutions, has expanded its single-chip DLP® projector line-up to now include F50 Panorama, WUXGA and Full HD models to meet a wide variety of demanding applications, from first-class exhibitions and high-end visitor attractions to corporate collaboration suites, 24/7 control rooms and big data analytics labs. “The new F50 range offers a unique combination of high resolution and active 3D stereo at higher frame rates in a small, quiet unit, ideal for professional-class venues where a powerful, yet unobtrusive visualization solution is needed” explained Kurt Doornaert, Barco Business Development Manager for VR business worldwide.

At Siggraph, Barco partners with TechViz to lead innovation on booth 1017 by presenting its brand new F50 projectors WQXGA (2560 x 1600) 4M pixels with high contrast rear projection screens concept. Users will view their model in the 3 sided Immersive Room and interact with it in real time. One to one demonstrations can be arranged via newsletter@techviz.net

About TechViz

TechViz (www.techviz.net) is a world leading developer and provider of advanced visualization solutions for 3D applications. TechViz XL – the driver and its options – is the software tool which allows going beyond the desktop workstation, to display virtual prototypes in real time, directly from a 3D application into a virtual environment without data conversion. TechViz’s entire portfolio of 3D Virtual Prototyping software solutions includes: TechViz XL, Virtual Assembly, Fusion, Collaborative, Digital Review, TVZLib API, Body&Finger tracking.

About Barco

Barco (www.barco.com) a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products for a variety of selected professional markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 4,000 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.158 billion euro in 2013.

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